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India: Potential for tuna fishing, says Union Fisheries secretary June 18, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Pitching for a level playing field in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Indian Ocean for fishing tuna, Union Fisheries Department secretary Rajni Sekhri Sibal said the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), a global tuna management association, has...

India: A Silent Revolution by Tarun Shridhar June 18, 2019   |  Source: Hill Post

India is the second biggest producer of fish in the world and has been holding steady for quite a few years now, a fact not too widely known. Still lesser known is the fact that at an approximate value of INR 47,000 crores fish is the single largest agri...

Kerala: Fisheries sector looks at sustainable boats by Sudha Nambudiri June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

The newly amended Kerala Marine Fisheries Regulation Act (KMFRA) is the first in the country that will address the carbon emission concerns from the mechanized and motorized fishing sector. There are more than 21,500 marine fishing vessels operating in th...

Maharashtra: Pollution board seeks explanation from Dehu village on dead fish by Janice Saji June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has sought an explanation from the Dehu gram panchayat for the thousands of dead fish found floating in the Indrayani river last week. “We have sent a notice to the Dehu gram panchayat on Wednesday, directing them...

Kerala: Stop memo against auctioning of pokkali fields for fish cultivation June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

The Department of Agriculture has issued a stop memo against the auctioning off of 240 acres of pokkali rice fields for fish cultivation, temporarily providing relief to rice farmers who are keen to start field preparations as the rains have set in. There...

Odisha: Fall in catch worries fishermen June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

After the ban on mechanised and motorised fishing was lifted on June 15, traditional fishermen of Rushikulya rookery on Odisha coast have alleged that their fish catch has reduced drastically. The fall in fish catch has become a major worry for these fish...

India: Very rough sea condition forecast along, off Gujarat coast; fishermen advised to stay away June 18, 2019   |  Source: UNI India

The southwest monsoon further advanced into the remaining parts of northeast Bay of Bengal, some more parts of northwest Bay of Bengal, as well as remaining parts of North East and some eastern parts of India. Heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely at is...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen likely to get relief for ban period in Kakinada June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India

The eligible fishermen in East Godavari district are likely to get compensation for the 61 days fishing ban period under the `Navaratnalu 'scheme. The YSRCP leaders, during campaigning in recent elections, had promised to provide compensation to the ident...

Bangladesh: Crab farming brings big fortune in Patuakhali June 18, 2019   |  Source: The Independent BD

Crab farming in the coastal areas of Patuakhali is becoming increasingly profitable. Though the government has not provided much assistance, many people have achieved financial success and are earning their living by growing crabs. Crab export is an emerg...

Myanmar: Results of fish survey set to be released by MYAT MOE AUNG June 18, 2019   |  Source: Myanmar Times

The result of studies conducted last year by scientists on a Norwegian research vessel will be released within the next couple of months, the Department of Fisheries has announced. The research vessel RV Dr Fridtjof Nansen was in Myanmar from August to Se...

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