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Tamil Nadu: Seawater enters tenements in fishermen locality in Chennai June 13, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Several tenements suffered damage as seawater continued to enter a predominant fishermen locality along the beach front at Pattinapakkam here in the past several days. The area, prone for sea erosion, has been hit by high waves for the past ten days and t...

Andhra Pradesh: Mangrove forest in Masula rich in sea bass seed June 13, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Lack of sufficient supply of Asian sea bass ( Lates calcarifer ) is enabling fish seed collectors to earn huge profits. The cost of each Asian sea bass seed being collected from the Machilipatnam mangrove forest was increased from Rs. 2 last week to Rs. 6...

Kerala: Warning against fishing during breeding season June 13, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

With the onset of monsoon, poaching of inland fish varieties has begun. As always, it is a festive mood in crucial spots where local varieties breed. In the district, spots like Cherpunkal, Elipulikkadavu, Thazhathangadi, Parackal Kadavu, etc., where the ...

Kerala: Fisheries panel blames govt June 13, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

The Kerala Fisheries Coordination Committee has blamed the State Government for not ensuring representation of the State’s fisheries sector at the meet held in New Delhi last month to finalise the Draft National Policy on Marine Fisheries-2016. The sole...

Odisha: After Paradip, dead fish found floating in Gohira June 13, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Days after a large number of dead fish were found floating in Bata river at Balijhara in Paradip, a similar incident was reported from Gohira Dam in Tileibani block of the district on Saturday evening. Thousands of dead fish were found floating in the 236...

Karnataka: Fishing ban violation - two boats, 22 persons rounded up, fined June 13, 2016   |  Source: Daijiworld.Com

In a joint operation conducted by Coast Guard and Coastal Security Police Force, two boats which were engaged in fishing activity near Panambur in violation of ban orders, were confiscated on Friday June 10. 22 fishermen found in these two boats were take...

Sri Lanka: Asian development bank supported fisheries development project in the northern province June 13, 2016   |  Source: Asian Tribune  | Copyright: Asian Tribune, 2016

On the request of Government of Sri Lanka, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided a project preparatory technical assistance to formulate a project to revive the fisheries sector in the four conflict affected districts namely Jaffna, Mannar, Mullai...

Goa: GRE opposes proposed satellite port at Betul June 13, 2016   |  Source: The Navhind Times  | Copyright: www.navhindtimes.in 2011

Traditional fishermen community members from all over the state under the banner of Goenchea Ramponcarancho Ekvot have strongly opposed the satellite port which has been proposed by the central and the state governments at Betul. A meeting of the traditio...

Arunachal Pradesh: Training on fish farming held June 13, 2016   |  Source: The Arunachal Times  | Copyright: 2008 The Arunachal Times Publications Pvt. Ltd.

In all, 36 fish farmers along with ASM, GB attended a day-long training-cum-demonstration programme held at Guhain Gaon, Namsai on Saturday to mark ‘Fish Farmers Day’. It was jointly conducted by the BTT, Mahadevpur, ATMA, Namsai district and Krishi V...

Kerala: Time to think beyond trawling ban to save marine ecology by Saumesh Thimbath June 13, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

By June 14 midnight, Kerala’s coastline will become a no-go zone for trawling boats due to the 47-day trawling ban imposed by the government. The purpose of the yearly ban is to protect fish wealth in the coastal waters as the spawning season of most of...

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