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Goa: Much-loved 'khube' resurface in Chapora river after over 15 years by Jason Soares January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Goa's marine biodiversity is witnessing a rejuvenation in the river ecosystems. After certain varieties of shellfish made a comeback in the Zuari and Mandovi rivers during the pandemic, the Chapora river is the latest in this list to throw up a pleasant s...

Kerala: KCA goes ahead with plan to reclaim wetlands in Edakochi by T C Sreemol January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In what will slowly pave way for large-scale destruction of mangroves in Vembanad wetlands, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has gone ahead with the proposal to reclaim a large portion of wetlands in Edakochi. The proposal of KCA to develop an interna...

Kerala: Kufos seeks strategies to develop a sustainable fisheries model January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) and the Fisheries department will join hands to develop a sustainable fisheries culture for the State and reorient aquaculture strategies. Fisheries think-tank from across the country comprising...

Andhra Pradesh: ‘Reovirus’ wreaks havoc on wild crab cultivation by T.Appala Naidu January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV) has been found to be the reason for the mass mortality of wild crab (Scylla serrate) in Andhra Pradesh. Joint research by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology (Annamalai Univ...

Andhra Pradesh: Tension grips Vasavanipalem as two fishermen groups clash over use of ring nets January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Tension gripped Vasavanipalem area, a fishing hamlet in the coastal area of Visakhapatnam city, as two groups of fishermen clashed over the use of ring nets in the restricted area of Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. According to the police, eight persons were in...

Bangladesh: Country strengthens research to boost hilsha production, says minister January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2022 - The Financial Express

Fisheries and Live Stock Minister S M Rezaul Karim has said the Bangladesh government has strengthened the research of hilsha, the national fish of the country, to increase its production. “Production of Hislsha is increasing every year and the country ...

Tamil Nadu: Indian coast guard operations save seven fishermen stranded at high seas by Pramod Madhav January 04, 2022   |  Source: India Today

The Indian Coast Guard successfully coordinated and rescued seven stranded fishermen of IFB SREE 190 nautical miles away from Chennai on January 2, 2022. The rescue operations began on December 31, 2021. Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft identified and ...

India: Fisheries sector provides nutrition and food security to a large population January 04, 2022   |  Source: FNB News

Introduction The fisheries sector has been recognized as a powerful income and employment generator as it stimulates growth of a number of subsidiary industries and is a source of cheap and nutritious food, at the same time it is an instrument of livel...

Sri Lanka: X-Press Pearl: Debris removal commences by Zulfick Farzan January 04, 2022   |  Source: News First

A salvage operation in underway to remove the X-Press Pearl wreck and the debris that settled in the ocean floor, said Sri Lanka’s Marine Environment Protection Authority. Florida-based salvor Resolve Marine has mapped out the debris spread and has iden...

Pakistan: ‘Gateway to unemployment’: Pasni fishermen demand restoration of inactive fish harbour by Rashid Haider January 04, 2022   |  Source: The Friday Times

For the past 15 years, local fishing boats have laid under the open sky in Pasni Fish Harbour, damaged by high waves and hurricanes, and causing a loss of millions of rupees to the local fishermen. In 2010, the Japanese government gave Rs.800 million to t...

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