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Bangladesh: Genome sequencing of dolphin, four Halda carps unveiled November 17, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

The complete genome sequencing of four carp fishes -- Ruhi, Catla, Kalbaus and Mrigal -- and a dolphin of the Halda River was unveiled at a programme on Tuesday. This discovery will provide a comprehensive knowledge about the genetic formation, evolutiona...

Tamil Nadu: Thoothukudi fisherman rescued from mid-sea November 17, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

Fisheries Minister Anitha R. Radhakrishnan visited a fisherman at a private hospital on Saturday where he is recovering after a fibre boat in which he was fishing reportedly capsized two days ago. Fisheries Department officials said that fishermen Martin ...

Bangladesh: Fuel price hike adds to fish traders' woes by NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL November 17, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

Fuel price hike has augmented sufferings of Chattogram's fish farmers and fishmongers, already hit hard financially by the Covid-19 pandemic. Wholesalers at Chattogram's Fishery Ghat told the FE that the rise in diesel price has caused extreme damage to t...

Sri Lanka: Revenue of over Rs. 43 billion from fish exports in the last 9 months November 17, 2021   |  Source: Colombo Page

Fish exports have generated over Rs. 43 billion (Rs. 43,106 million) in revenue from January to September this year, according to the Ministry of Fisheries. This is an increase of 38 percent over 2020, according to a report released by the Ministry of Fis...

Tamil Nadu: Grounded traditional boat fishers in Tamil Nadu reeling under monsoon blues by Antony Fernando November 17, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Traditional boat fishers, boat owners and the people in auxiliary livelihoods have been affected by successive restrictions during the monsoon. Fishermen with smaller fibreglass motorised boats, and non-motorised catamarans, fish closer to the shore, earn...

Tamil Nadu: Wife of fishermen who died in sea, seeks re-autopsy November 17, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Alleging that her husband was shot dead by the Sri Lankan navy, the wife of a fisherman from Pudukottai district has moved the Madras high court seeking to perform a re-postmortem on her husband’s body. Justice G R Swaminathan sought the response from t...

Pakistan: Govt bans bottom trawling in Balochistan November 17, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Today

Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on Friday informed the National Assembly that foreign fishing vessels are not being allowed to fish in Pakistan’s exclusive economic zone to protect the interests of local fishermen. Responding to questions...

Odisha: Bad weather adds to fishing ban pain of fishermen November 17, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Inclement weather since the last four days has put a large number of marine fishermen out of work in the peak fishing season. Hundreds of trawlers and boats can be seen anchored in the fishing harbours of the district with the Met department warning again...

Karnataka and Kerala: Low pressure formed over Arabian sea on Karnataka coast; widespread rain likely in Kerala November 16, 2021   |  Source: Mathrubhumi  | Copyright: Mathrubhumi 2021.

A low pressure area has formed over the middleeast Arabian Sea on the coast of Karnataka. It is learned that a cyclone is taking shape in the middleeast-southeast Arabian Sea near Karnataka and Northern Kerala. The cyclone is likely to move in west-northw...

Kerala: Erratic weather stumps fishers by Navamy Sudhish November 16, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

In older days, Thulapathu (tenth day of the month of Thulam) in the fishing calendar used to indicate a period prosperity, but not any more. While squally weather has left fishing fleets idling, traditional fishers are worried over erratic patterns that m...

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