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Odisha: Odisha urges Centre to provide customized Boats for Coastal Security February 19, 2017   |  Source: Odisha News Insight

Odisha Government urged Home Ministry to provide adequate number of customized boats for Coastal Security. The first meeting of the newly formed State Level Committee (SLC) for coastal security was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Pad...

India: US detention of Indian consignments may hurt shrimp exports by Nirmalya Behera February 19, 2017   |  Source: Business standard

In a setback to seafood exports, the United States of America (USA), the largest importer (value wise) of Indian marine products has stepped up the testing measures for consignments shipped from India. Trade sources say more than 140 shipments were detain...

India: CMFRI study suggests ban on light fishing February 19, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

‘Such a restriction within 12 nautical miles of territorial waters will protect the interests of traditional fisher. The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has suggested that light fishing (fishing using lights) be banned within 12 n...

Nepal: Aquaculture smells fishy by MANEKA SANJAY GANDHI February 19, 2017   |  Source: Kathmandu Post

Now that the Ministry of Agricultural Development has announced that it is emphasising commercial fish production, consumers should know the repercussions of eating these fish. Farmed fish are hosts for harmful entities such as sea lice, viruses, chemical...

Maharashtra: MTDC proposes jetty, amphitheatre & fish mart at cleaned-up Versova beach by Clara Lewis February 19, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

Now that locals have cleaned up Versova beach, the MTDC has proposed the construction of a jetty and beautification of the stretch. The proposal submitted to the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority includes recreation of a fish market, fish dryi...

Bangladesh: How to sustain fish production in Kaptai Lake by M A Bashar February 19, 2017   |  Source: The Financial Express

Inland fisheries comprise about 80 per cent of the total fish production of the country. Kaptai Lake, with an area of 68,800 ha, is one of the important water bodies. A large quantity of fish is produced every year from this lake. According to the Banglad...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan fishing boat found abandoned in Tamil Nadu February 19, 2017   |  Source: Colombo Gazette

The Marine Police of Coastal Security Group in Tamil Nadu have seized a Sri Lankan fibreglass boat found abandoned about six nautical miles south of Mukuntharayar Chathiram coast near Dhanushkodi, The Hindu newspaper reported. On being alerted by local fi...

India: CMFRI launches ‘fish identifying’ app by V. SAJEEV KUMAR February 19, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has developed a mobile app -- Fish Finder Version 1 -- to identify commercial reef and reef associated fishes. The app is user-friendly and can be easily loaded on all smartphones. It has an easy sea...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh offers to host BIMSTEC SDG workshop February 17, 2017   |  Source: BD News24

Bangladesh has offered to host a workshop on the SDGs with the BIMSTEC member states to explore the link between this Agenda 2030 and 14 priority areas of the grouping of Bay of Bengal countries. Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque proposed to host the wo...

Myanmar: Pressure from lawmakers prompts govt to abolish MICA by NYAN HLAING LYNN February 17, 2017   |  Source: Frontie Myanmar

The government has revealed that it plans to abolish a secretive state-owned agency that was set up by the U Thein Sein administration to manage property assets valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The body, known as the Myanmar International Co...

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