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Kerala; MPEDA comes to aid production of Kerala's most popular fish June 22, 2020   |  Source: Mathrubhumi

Production of one of Kerala's most popular fish varieties, the Karimeen (Pearl Spot), on Friday got a huge boost with the Marine Products Export Development Authority developing facilities for its commercial scale breeding and seed production. The facilit...

India: Fisheries can boost economy post-COVID19 June 22, 2020   |  Source: The Hitavada

Sunil Kedar, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister, asked the officials of Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU) to conduct a study on potential for fisheries in lakes having perennial availability of water and submit a report soon....

Tamil Nadu: Mechanised boats to resume fishing from June 22 June 22, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Mechanised boats in Nagapattinam district will be venturing into sea from June 22 after 90 days due to the COVID 19 lockdown. Representatives of fishing hamlets have urged the Fisheries Department to make arrangements for auction of the catches in conform...

Tamil Nadu: Fishing harbour closed as trader tests positive June 22, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The fishing harbour, which became alive on June 1 after being idle for more than 90 days owing to COVID -19 outbreak and mandatory annual fishing ban, plunged into darkness again on Thursday night after a trader from Seythunganallur who came to the fishin...

Goa: Ponda fish vendors to be shifted again June 22, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

For the second time within a week, the Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) has decided to relocate the fish vendors. From Monday they will operate out of the underground parking lot of the municipal market complex at Upper Bazar. On June 15, they were shifted t...

West Bengal: 3 fishermen held for illegally fishing in Sundarbans June 22, 2020   |  Source: UNB

Forest department officials detained three fishermen from the Sundarbans in Harbaria area of Mongla upazila for catching fish illegally from a canal using insecticides on Saturday night. The arrestees are—Belal Hossain, 25, son of Ishak Hawlader of Joym...

Kerala: Dull export market proves to be a choppy sea for mechanised trawlers June 22, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The Fisheries Department has made arrangements, in adherence to safety protocols to prevent spread of COVID–19 virus, for sale of catches netted by mechanised trawlers from Monday after the ban period ends at the harbours in the coastal districts of del...

Tamil Nadu: Meat and fish shops to remain shut in Chennai during lockdown from June 19 June 19, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

It sure is going to be a complete lockdown for meat and fish lovers in the Chennai. All meat and fish shops within the city corporation limits will remain shut during the intensified lockdown from June 19 to 30, according to a late-evening statement by th...

India: An export advantage on marine food products vis-à-vis India in accessing EU markets by V Sajeev Kumar June 19, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Seafood exporters are anxious about the EU-Vietnam FTA (free trade agreement) that is expected to give Vietnam an export advantage on marine food products vis-à-vis India in accessing EU markets. EU has totally eliminated the import tariff on frozen shri...

Kerala: How fish markets opened on Facebook and WhatsApp during the lockdown in Kerala’s capital June 19, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Dawn is still many hours away when Jobin Ouseph leaves, at 3 am from his home at Valiyathura, a picturesque coastal village in Thiruvananthapuram district, for the hustle and bustle of the fish auctioneering market at Vizhinjam. There, country boats have ...

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