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India: Centre plans to install tracking devices on fishing vessels June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The Indian Express.

With Home Minister Rajnath Singh set to chair a meeting on coastal security with CMs of nine coastal states and four Union Territories in Mumbai on June 16, government sources said modalities of implementing a crucial project to install automatic identifi...

Goa: Dry fish tickling taste buds of Goans as it rains by Bhiva P Parab June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Navhind Times  | Copyright: www.navhindtimes.in 2011

With fishing ban coming into force in the state as the southwest monsoon approaches, and nearly 80 per cent of the trawlers calling off operations, there is a decline in the availability of fresh fish in the markets. Fish being an important part of diet o...

kerala: Unions raise stink over foreign fishing vessels by KPM Basheer June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

Will high-tech foreign fishing vessels be allowed to continue to fish in India? Fishing trade unions suspect that an official proposal to prevent foreign vessels from plundering the fish in the country’s deep-sea region is being scuttled by vested inter...

Kerala: Kerala wants standalone union ministry for fisheries by Basheer June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

Kerala Fisheries Minister Mercykutty Amma, who welcomed the recommendations of the draft National Policy on Marine Fisheries, has urged the Narendra Modi Government to set up a separate ministry for fisheries. Noting that fisheries was a significant part ...

Tamil Nadu: Two boats capsize, one fisherman missingh June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A fisherman of Thoduvai near Sirkazhi was reported missing after a boat capsized off the Nagapattinam coast on Tuesday. Sources said a group of four fishermen of Thoduvai ventured into the sea on a fibre boat on Tuesday. Their boat capsized when they were...

Odisha: CIFA team starts inquiry into mass fish deaths June 09, 2016   |  Source: odishatv.in  | Copyright: 2016 , Odisha Televeision Ltd

A six-member team from the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) started an inquiry into the mass death of fish in Bata and Kaudia creeks in this port town today. The experts have collected water samples from the creeks for clinical examinati...

Odisha: Odisha coastal ecosystems highly disturbed by Mayarani Praharaj June 09, 2016   |  Source: The Pioneer  | Copyright: 2016 The Pioneer.

The World Oceans Day, held every June 8, is the United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. The day is celebrated to raise awareness of the plight of oceans and the marine ecosystems they contain. This year, the theme is ‘Healthy Ocea...

Myanmar: Myanmar-Kyaukphyu-Fishermen released by India June 08, 2016   |  Source: Prokerala

A fisherman prepares his fishing net at the Kyaukphyu beach in Rakhine State, western Myanmar, June 5, 2016. A total of 129 out of 249 Myanmar fishermen, who had served their prison terms in India after being detained for illegally entering that country's...

Sri Lanka: France backs Sri Lanka on GSP and lifting of EU fisheries ban June 08, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Gazette  | Copyright: 2016, Colombo Gazette

France’s has extended support for Sri Lanka’s GSP + application and the lifting of the EU fisheries ban, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement today. The Foreign Ministry said that Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who ha just concluded a three...

Bhutan: How Bhutan is working to save the golden mahaseer June 08, 2016   |  Source: Scrool. in

The golden mahaseer (Tor putitora) is one of the best-known fish found in South Asian waters. It can grow to a length of nine feet and weigh up to a massive 40 kg, making it one of the most sought-after gaming fish in the world. At one point, the fish was...

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