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Andhra Pradesh: Captive nurseries for fishermen in East Godavari district August 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

East Godavari District Collector H. Arun Kumar has said that captive nurseries will be encouraged in micro irrigation tanks through fish spawn to support the livelihood of fisher folk. While reviewing the developmental works on Monday, he said that under ...

West Bengal: 12 marooned fishermen rescued from sea after 2 days August 02, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Twelve fishermen, who were marooned for two days off Sagar Island in West Bengal, were rescued by a Coast Guard team, officials said today. During its routine sortie yesterday, Coast Guard ship Anmol, which is based at Haldia, found a fishing boat at 50 n...

West Bengal: Wetland capture bid foiled by fishermen by Subhro Niyogi August 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

An audacious attempt by the land mafia operating along the eastern fringes of the city to grab two sprawling bheris was thwarted by resistance from local fishermen and prompt police action on Sunday morning. This is the second time in three weeks that the...

Gujarat: APSEZ gets green nod to set up ship recycling facility at Mundra August 02, 2016   |  Source: Live Mint  | Copyright: 2016 HT Media Limited.

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has received environment and coastal regulation zone approvals from a top government agency for setting up a ship recycling facility at its port in Mundra, Gujarat. By getting into the ship recycling busin...

India: 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries (GAF6), 3-7 August 2016, Bangkok August 01, 2016  

The special Symposium aims to increase the profile of women in aquaculture and fisheries, as well as increase capacity for gender research and the implementation of gender policy. This year our Symposium theme “Engendering security in fisheries and aqua...

India: 10% fall recorded in marine exports August 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

After a sustained increase in the last 7-8 years, India’s seafood exports witnessed a 10 per cent dip in quantity and 9 per cent in value in FY-16. The decline in dollar terms was nearly 15 per cent. The figures available with the Marine Products Export...

India: Monsoon: Predicting an unpredictable climate system August 01, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

As news both good and bad pours from across India, the monsoon is once again in the limelight. From farmers, scientists and economists to astrologers, the monsoon has a significance unlike any other climate phenomenon in India. The monsoon provides around...

Maharashtra: Coast Guard issues guidelines for fishermen safety August 01, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (West), Mumbai has issued advisory regarding fishing boats, barges and coastal craft to the coastal states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Union territory of Lakshadweep. This is keeping in view of fishing-ban ...

Goa: Goa’s fish catch drops by Bindiya Chari August 01, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Goa's fish catch is on the decline. A shortfall has been observed from July 2015 to June 2016 in marine fish catch production as catch of oil sardines has reduced, fisheries minister Avertano Furtado told Goa legislative assembly on Friday. The state's to...

Karnataka: Mechanized fishing will begin today August 01, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Bumper catch of prawn and other expensive fish for the past five days has brought smile on the faces of traditional fishermen in Karwar. But they are not in a mood to enjoy it as fishing by mechanized boats will resume from Monday, taking away the advanta...

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