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Sri Lanka: SL to meet 90% yellowfin tuna fish quota for EU by Karen Hapuarachchi January 21, 2021   |  Source: Nation LK

State Minister of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish and Prawn Farming, Fishery Harbour Development, Multi-day Fishing Activities, and Fish Exports Kanchana Wijesekera. Having being given a yellowfin tuna fish quota of 5,600 tonnes for the year 2021 by the Euro...

Maharashtra: Price of fish soars amid the scare January 21, 2021   |  Source: Mumbai Live

The rising cases of bird u in Mumbai and other parts of the state have instilled fear among the people. A lot of non-veg lovers are now resorting to eating fish instead of chicken and eggs. As a result, the prices of fish have shot up exponentially over t...

Maharashtra: Kolis displaced by JNPT threaten to stop ships from Jan 21 January 21, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Fishermen families displaced by JNPT have threatened to stop movement of ships from January 21 as they have not been compensated. Displaced Kolis have been living in a transit camp, Hanuman Koliwada, for 40 years. Suresh Damodar Koli, head of the village ...

Tamil Nadu: Livelihood of fisherman, biodiversity at risk, yet Adani Port proposal makes it to public hearing stage January 21, 2021   |  Source: The Local Indian

Amid resistance from environmental activists, opposition parties and citizens, Thiruvallur district administration has postponed a public hearing on the expansion project by Adani Ports at Kattupalli Port near Chennai. A few days ago, villagers had demand...

Jammu and Kashmir: The great highland fishes of Kashmir, gone forever in the abyss of human depredation by Naveed Ahmad Najar January 21, 2021   |  Source: Kashmir Reader

Found only in the crystal-clear, cold mountain waters of Kashmir, central Asia, south and western China, a genus of fishes called Schizothorax comprises such famous species as are known in Kashmir as Snow Trout, Niger, Chush, Khront, Churu, and many other...

Bangladesh: 20 Bangladeshi fishermen picked up by Myanmar Navy from Bay of Bengal January 21, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Members of Myanmar Navy have picked up 20 fishermen in four boats from the Bay of Bengal while they were fishing near Saint Martin's Island in Cox's Bazar. The incident took place in the Sitapahar area of the Bay of Bengal around 11am on Wednesday. The ca...

World News: Registration open for first APFIC fisheries webinar January 21, 2021   |  Source: APFIC

Registration is open for the first of the 2021 APFIC webinar series, organized by the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission. The first webinar on “Inland fisheries connectivity, irrigation and water management” is scheduled to start on 28th January 2021 at ...

Karnataka: Yediyurappa lays foundation stone for fisheries harbour in Hejmadi January 20, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a fisheries harbour at Hejmadi in Udupi district. Speaking after laying the foundation stone for the ?180.84-crore project, he said the Centre is contributing ?69.30 crore to...

Tamil Nadu: Prices soar in Chennai as fewer fishermen set out to sea January 20, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Fish lovers in the city had it tough on Sunday when the retail prices of most of their favourite varieties rose to more than three times last week's rates. The reason, say fishermen, is because fewer boats went out to sea during the extended weekend due t...

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