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Gujarat: Pakistan Navy apprehends 94 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast March 06, 2017   |  Source: WION News

The Pakistan Navy on Sunday apprehended 94 Indian fishermen off the Gujarat coast in the Arabian Sea since Saturday, an official said today (March 5). An official of the National Fishworkers' Forum told PTI that 94 Indian fishermen have been arrested and ...

Tamil Nadu: Lankan Navy arrests 13 TN fishermen March 03, 2017   |  Source: India.Com

Thirteen fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a fisheries department official said. While four fishermen hailing from Rameswaram were taken by the Lankan Naval personnel to Vadamarachi, nine others...

Telangana: More fisheries cooperative societies in the offing March 03, 2017   |  Source: The Hans India

Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao has said a legislation to create more fisheries cooperative societies would be brought next year and two fisheries engineering colleges would be set up in the State, in addition to admitting children of fishermen in BC wel...

Goa: Fisherman from Benaulim missing as canoe upturns March 03, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

A fisherman from Benaulim is missing while six others had a brush with death when their canoe capsized in the wee hours of March 2, 2017 in the Arabian sea. Canoe owner, Cassiano Fernandes and six others had ventured into the sea at around 1.30am at Vaddi...

Tamil Nadu: PIL seeks compensation for fishermen families March 03, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

A public interest litigation petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here seeking compensation for 36 fishermen families whose houses were ransacked allegedly by people owing allegiance to the priest of a Roman Catholic Church at Ramanthura...

Assam: Political intervention stalls Centre’s Blue Revolution in Lakhimpur district March 03, 2017   |  Source: Assam Tribune

Blue Revolution, a centrally launched scheme of Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries, the Neel Kranti Mission – through potential utilisation of water resources for fisheries development in a sustainable manner – is facing trouble in Lak...

Myanmar: Myanmar fishery export income set to double March 03, 2017   |  Source: The Nation

Though Myanmar's fishery export income took a dive for three straight years until 2015, industry players hold high hopes to rebound, given the slight increase last year and the potential continuation of growth this fiscal year ending on March 31. In FY201...

Odisha: Odisha people eat fish more, eggs less March 03, 2017   |  Source: Daily Pioneer

The State Government has not conducted any specific study to know the exact quantum of fish to meet people’s need while an average of 4,68,238 tonne of fish is produced in the State every year. Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Minister stated ...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to establish first Sea Cucumber farm catering to international market March 03, 2017   |  Source: Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatics Resources Development will open a Sea Cucumber farm to cater to the international market, the Ministry said. Demand for Sea Cucumber in international market is growing even though it is not much popularized a...

India: India’s shrimp exports could benefit as China’s dominance as a seafood exporter is set to gradually diminish, says Rabobank by Jane Byrne March 03, 2017   |  Source: Feed Navigator

China has been the main contributor to seafood supply for the world, but it will, over the coming years, become the largest importer or, at least, lose its positive net trade position, said Gorjan Nikolik, aquaculture industry analyst, Rabobank’s food a...

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