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Goa: Exporters rue peak season loss by Shoma Patnaik July 12, 2019   |  Source: The Navhind Times  | Copyright: www.navhindtimes.in 2011

A year after the formalin-in-fish controversy erupted in the state, fish exporting units are relieved to have passed through the turbulent period. Seafood exporters said that the news of formalin-in-fish affected their business adversely and decreased the...

Sri Lanka: 24 fishermen arrested by Maldives Coast Guards July 12, 2019   |  Source: News First

Twenty-four fishermen who set sail from Galle and Ambalangoda have been arrested by the Maldives Coast Guard for breaching maritime borders. Accordingly, the fishermen who were apprehended were travelling in the vessels Rukshani 2, Dhanushka 7, Heshan Put...

Odisha: Pratap Sarangi calls for self-sufficiency in fish July 12, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post

Union minister of state for micro, small & medium enterprises & fisheries, animal husbandry Pratap Chandra Sarangi urged scientists to devise innovations for small scale aqua farmers of the country. He said the government is committed to aquaculture devel...

Maharashtra: South Mumbai fish vendors oppose BMC plan to relocate them to Airoli July 12, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

For several decades they plied their trade in South Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Mandai located near Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Market or Crawford Market. Now, the nearly 1,000 fish vendors feel like fish out of water themselves. On July 3, the BMC iss...

India: Fish production up from 10.26 MMT in ’14-15 to 13.42 MMT in ’2018-2019 July 12, 2019   |  Source: FNB News

The State/UT-wise details of the fish production in the country during the last three years (2016-17 to 2018-19) was furnished at Annexure-I and the current year fish production data has not been reported by the State. The Department of Fisheries, Ministr...

Nepal: Researchers produce monosex population of highly fertile tilapia by RAMESH KUMAR PAUDEL July 11, 2019   |  Source: Kathmandu Post

Consumers enjoy eating tilapia, an ambrosial fish with fewer bones; but fishery owners are intimidated by just hearing the name because this invasive fish species multiplies so fast that they cannot farm other fish species in the same water body. “Consu...

Gujarat: Preservation of fish using formalin flagged at meet by Avinash Nair July 11, 2019   |  Source: The Indian Express

The use of deadly formalin in preservation of fish in states such as Kerala and Andhra Pradesh was flagged during a national seminar, ‘Fish Tech-2019’, held on Wednesday at Veraval, the biggest marine products exporting hub of Gujarat. “If you want ...

West Bengal: Fishermen suffer for fishing ban in Sundarbans July 11, 2019   |  Source: Prothom Alo  | Copyright: Prothom Alo 1998 - 2019

Amid a 65-day-ban on netting fish in the Bay of Bengal, the authorities imposed a fresh ban on all kinds of fishing in rivers and canals that flow through the Sundarbans. In a prohibitive order, the forest department banned fishing in 13 rivers and 450 ca...

West Bengal: Government takes several initiatives for welfare of fishermen: Mamata July 11, 2019   |  Source: United News Of India

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the occasion of National Fish Farmers' Day, on Wednesday, said the state government has taken several initiatives for the welfare of fishermen. “Today is National Fish Farmers' Day. In the last 8 years, the ...

Manipur: Fish farmer’s day observed in Manipur July 11, 2019   |  Source: Eastern Mirror  | Copyright: 2019 Eastern Mirror.

In a move to recognise and promote fish farming, the 19th edition of the National Fish Farmer’s day was observed in Imphal on Wednesday. The hard working fish farmers who produce both quality and quantity fish in the context of Manipur were also honoure...

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