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Manipur: Fisheries department formulates measures to meet State’s fish demand September 11, 2019   |  Source: NorthEast Now

In order to meet the State’s fish requirement, the Fisheries department of Manipur with the help of Indian Council of Agricultural Research and other related departments have formulated certain measures. As part of these measures, training programmes ar...

India: Delhi fights to protect current, future subsidies as WTO fisheries talks near conclusion by Amiti Sen September 11, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

India is continuing its fight to protect the present as well as future subsidies for its small and artisanal fishers in the form of boat, gear, fuel and other input subsidies as World Trade Organisation (WTO) members are meeting in Geneva this week to try...

Kerala: Fish wealth in Vembanad lake increased after flood: Studies September 11, 2019   |  Source: New Indian Express

Studies carried out by the International Research and Training Centre for Below Sea Level Farming (IRTCBSF) after the worst deluge of 2018 found that the fish wealth in the Vembanad lake has increased. Collection of black clam has increased significantly,...

Sri Lanka: The UN Convention: The law of the Sea September 11, 2019   |  Source: Daily News

The Maritime Zones Law clearly states that the right exercised by Sri Lanka is a sovereign right which extends not only over the territorial sea but also over the airspace, as well as over the seabed and subsoil. This is in keeping with the text of the Ge...

Maharashtra: Irregular rains led to Rs 500 crore loss: Fishermen by SONALI TELANG September 11, 2019   |  Source: Asian Age  | Copyright: 2016 - 2019 The Asian Age.

Fishermen are all set to seek zero-interest loans from the emergency funds to deal with the losses incurred during the unprecedented heavy rainfall this year. They are expected to meet fisheries department officials on September 13 to put forth their dema...

Andhra Pradesh: Centre aiming to up income of fishermen: Giriraj Singh September 11, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2019 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans Ind

Union minister for fisheries, animal husbandry and dairy development Giriraj Singh said the government plans to increase the income of fish farmers and would also increase investments into the sector multifold. The Union minister toured coastal village...

Kerala: Traditional fishing crafts to get safety equipment by Salim Joseph September 10, 2019   |  Source: Times of India  | Copyright: 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In a bid to ensure the safety of fishermen using traditional fishing boats, fisheries department will implement a project worth Rs 12.91 crore, which will offer 75% government subsidy to 1,500 such vessels for procuring most-advanced distress alert transm...

India: Must look at exporting Tilapia fish to US: Kevin M Fitzsimmons September 10, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

India could emerge as the next big exporter of Tilapia fish to the US because of the imposition of 30 per cent tariff on the Chinese species by the Trump administration. The US imports around six lakh tonnes of Tilapia a year and the tariff on frozen Tila...

India: Spawn production of Indian major carps in Chinese hatcheries by Soumili Das and Satarupa Ghosh September 10, 2019   |  Source: krishijagran.com  | Copyright: 2019 Krishi Jagran Media Group

Introduction: In the early days of induced carp breeding, there were only outdoor breeding and hatching facilities mainly comprising of cloth enclosures (called hapas) installed in ponds. The use of hapas involves mechanical transfer of eggs from breeding...

Bangladesh: 22-day ban on ilish fishing starts October 9 September 10, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited

The government has imposed a 22-day ban starting October 9 on catching, selling and transporting ilish in a 7,000km breeding ground, to ensure safe spawning of the fish, during its peak breeding period. “The ban will be imposed for a total of four days ...

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