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Skipjack tuna maintains MSC certificate, but yellowfin loses it

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Pole and line tuna fishing. (Photo: IPNLF)
 
MALDIVES : A recent independent audit determined that the Maldives pole and line skipjack tuna fishery meets the requirements to maintain its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate. But the yellowfin tuna fishery has been suspended the certification since April 15 this year.

SFP spots Asian areas in need to boost shrimp farming

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Shrimp farm in Malaysia. (Photo: Stock File)
 
WORLDWIDE:  Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has identified geographical areas in Southeast Asia that need to improve its shrimp aquaculture industry.
 
SFP's first study on the sector covers shrimp produced in Thailand, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, and Cambodia.

PNA advocates tuna management system continuity

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Tuna purse seiner. (Photo: The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency)

KIRIBATI: Western and Central Pacific fishery bloc has decided to maintain a tuna industry management system that has allowed it to increase revenue by over 500 per cent in the past six years.

Blood pressure lowering supplement developed from shrimp waste

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NORWAY :It is probable that a dietary supplement based on the findings that residual products from shrimp shells have blood pressure lowering effect will be launched on the US market this year.

This supplement, called Systolite, was created thanks to the research carried out by scientists from Nofima and the University of Tromsø, and it is expected that it should be ready for the European market in the course of 2018.

New shrimp feed at low cost developed

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INDIA :Researchers from the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) in Chennai have developed indigenously formulated feed for the shrimp industry, which is being dominated by a few foreign companies in the country.

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