Tilapia skin used to treat patient with serious burns

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BRAZIL :A Brazilian woman who suffered from serious burns caused by an explosion was given a pioneering new treatment using tilapia skin to reduce her injuries.

The woman had been the victim of an explosion from a gas canister at a restaurant in Russas, north east Brazil, where she worked as a waitress. The accident caused serious burns on her arms, neck and some of her face, The Sun reported.

Good fish catch expected in Cambodia

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CAMBODIA - Government officials are predicting a good catch of fish, typically used to make prahok, a salted and fermented fish paste, this season due to higher water levels in the Tonle Sap Lake and river.

PNA focuses on FAD management

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FIJI: Given the importance of fish aggregating devices (FADs) for tuna fisheries and the huge number in existence in Pacific waters, the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) is focusing on its tracking and management.
The statement was made by PNA CEO Ludwig Kumoru, following last week’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting in Fiji.

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