INDIA : The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has developed a database of Indian export-oriented aquaculture farms using information obtained through GPS.
With this initiative, the aim is to ensure that shrimp and other exportable fish are free from banned antibiotics and other unwanted substances.
PERU: The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) announced that the fisheries sector registered an important advance in January this year, thanks to the good anchovy catches obtained during the second fishing season in the north-central zone of the Peruvian coast.
"The maximum anchovy catch was achieved last January. Nearly half a million tonnes (of anchovy) was caught and we are waiting for information on the anchovy fishery," said Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hector Soldi.