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Tamil Nadu: Fish stench makes life miserable for villagers July 19, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Appealing to Collector M. Karunakaran seeking immediate closure of units preparing poultry feed from trash fish in their area, a group of people from Irukkanthurai village panchayat submitted petition to the Collector on Monday. The petitioners said life ...

Kerala: Country boat capsizes, two fishermen drown July 19, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Two fishermen died of exhaustion, while two others swam safely to the shore after the country boat in which they had set out for fishing capsized at Muthalapozhi estuary off Perumathura coast in the district on Sunday evening. The deceased have been ident...

Bihar: No bridges over troubled waters by Alok Gupta July 19, 2016   |  Source: India Climate Dialogue

Every January, fishermen at Beldour and Chautam administrative blocks in Khagaria district of Bihar take part in the rather strange practice of donating boats at the confluence of Koshi and Bagmati rivers. They collect close to 60 boats, place them in a s...

Bangladesh: Government likely to review ban on hilsa export by Kayes Sohel July 18, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhyka Tribune

Bangladesh government is likely to review ban on hilsa export after the fish are normally available in local markets this season, officials said. The scarcity of hilsa and subsequently its unusual price hike forced Bangladesh to restrict its export in 201...

Pakistan: Sindh Fisheries Department moves to save species of sharks July 18, 2016   |  Source: Daily Times  | Copyright: 2015 Dailytimes

Sindh Fisheries Department has finally moved to save the threatened sharks, vulnerable to extinction in the near future, and the world famous Tenualosa illsha, which is Palla Fish, Daily Times has learnt. The Sindh Fisheries Department has made amendments...

Maharashtra: Bangda down, sardines up along Maharastra coast July 18, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

While there has been a marginal increase in the fish catch in Maharashtra in the last five years, the population of local favourites, including mackerel or bangda, is continuing to see a dramatic decline, according to the latest fish production report of ...

Bangladesh: Fifteen years of climate change adaptation planning by Saleemul Huq July 18, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), at its 7th Conference of Parties (COP7) held in Marrakech, Morocco in 2001, adaptation to climate change was recognised for the first time through the mandate to support the Least D...

Maharashtra: Government to promote fishing in dams to bring Rs 2,000-crore revenue by Shubhangi Khapre July 18, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

IN A bid to generate greater revenue and provide large-scale employment to villagers, the state government has decided to explore the potential of the existing dams to promote fisheries. A conservative estimate shows the government can tap Rs 2,000 crore ...

Tamil Nadu: Tirumullaivayal fishermen net ‘Mathi’ fish in abundance July 18, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Despite odds, fishermen of Tirumullaivayal and surrounding villages in Sirkali taluk in the district have been working hard to net the most of the abundance of ‘mathi’ fish variety. Measuring about 25 cm in length, the ‘mathi’ fish has been the ma...

Andhra Pradesh: Algal blooms in Bay can cause diseases in fish consumers by T. Appala Naidu July 18, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A team of the Annamalai University’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Marine Biology on Sunday began research on the presence of harmful algal blooms in the Bay of Bengal along the Andhra Pradesh coast. The four-member team led by Associate Professor P. A...

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