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Tamil Nadu: Lack of water kills tonnes of fish in Athoor reservoir in TN by Padmini Sivarajah July 08, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

Thanks to the fast-receding water level, tonnes of freshwater fish were found dead in the Athoor reservoir in Dindigul district on Thursday. The fish have been finding it difficult to swim from one spot to another as water has started stagnating in puddle...

Kerala: Korean fish to stir taste buds of Keralites by Ajay Kanth July 08, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

After sardines from Oman and baza from Indonesia and Vietnam, it’s time for seer fish from Korea to stir the taste buds of Keralites. Korea has joined the countries that make it rich in state after local supply of fish went dry following the 52-day traw...

India: Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman announces 'Matsya Sampada Yojana' as Blue Revolution gathers pace July 08, 2019   |  Source: Money Control

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5,2019 announced plans to launch to a 'Matsya Sampada Yojana’ aimed to turn India into a hot spot for fish and aquatic products through appropriate policy, marketing and infrastructure support. The governm...

Maharashtra: Redesign coastal road pillars to minimise damage to marine life’: Mangrove Foundation by Steffy Thevar July 04, 2019   |  Source: Hindustan Times

In a report submitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Mangrove Foundation has suggested changing the design of the pillars of the coastal road project to minimise damage to marine life and coastal ecology. Mangrove Foundation, an auto...

India: Mahseer may get 'state fish' tag by Chiranjeevi Kulkarni July 04, 2019   |  Source: Deccan Herald

Mahseer, the freshwater fish predominantly found in southern parts of India and now facing extinction, may soon get the ‘state fish’ tag, if the government accepts the recommendation of the Western Ghats Task Force. In its report released on Wednesday...

Bangladesh: Teesta’ row takes away Bangladeshi Hilsas from Bengal palate July 04, 2019   |  Source: The States Man

Fish loving Bengalis are being deprived of getting the prized Bangladeshi hilsas for their table owing to the disputes over Teesta water distribution between India and the neighbouring country. While replying to a question raised by Mrs Rohima Mondal, Tri...

Goa: Dip in sales at Canacona fish market by ABEL BARRETTO July 04, 2019   |  Source: Herald

Against the backdrop of the ongoing fishing ban on the west coast of India and the State government strictly enforcing the FDA guidelines on import of fish; fresh fish has remained elusive to the common man in Canacona. The otherwise hustle and bustle in ...

India: Plan for small fishers gets backing of 80 countries July 04, 2019   |  Source: The Economic Times

Almost 80 countries including Sri Lanka, Kenya, Cuba and Nigeria have backed India’s proposal to safeguard the rights of small fishers to ensure that they continue to get subsidies for purchasing boats, nets and fuel. India has sought a longer transitio...

Goa: Ongoing fishing ban and fear of formalin to preserve fish makes seafood a pricey bite by SHOAIB SHAIKH July 04, 2019   |  Source: Herald

Fish markets in Goa have received poor response from customers. This, even though the State government has given assurances that the available fish is formalin free and has been tested before it enters the markets. Fish vendors claim that the numbers have...

India: Appetite for processed fish food grows stronger July 04, 2019   |  Source: Mondaq

India is one of the world's largest fish producers and top exporter of fish and fish products to all the major developed markets of the world such as US, Europe, South East Asia, Japan, and the Middle East. The sector contributes 1.1% of India's GDP and 5...

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