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FishNews – February 6, 2019


In this issue: NOAA Fisheries announced the availability of up to $6 million in Community-Based Restoration Program funding for habitat restoration in 2019, New U.S.-Canada Pacific Halibut Agreement, Help Wanted: Tropical Tuna Tagging Program, Feedback on NOAA Fisheries’ Website, and more.
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Tuna Pouches see Significant Growth in Shelf-Stable Seafood Market


Latest Fishing News – January 21-28, 2019
Tuna Pouches see Significant Growth in Shelf-Stable Seafood Market
Scientists Develop Model to Predict Concentrations of Mercury in Tuna
PNA Targets Management of Longline Tuna Fleets
ISSF Report Shows Many Tuna Stocks Not Meeting Criteria for MSC Sustainability Standard
PNA Aims to Pick up Pace of Tuna Fishery Improvement in 2019

High-seas illegal fishing thwarted by catch documentation schemes


The latest technical paper on catch documentation schemes from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), discusses how such schemes benefit, or could benefit, deep-sea fisheries by protecting them from illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The paper’s author, Giles Hosch, found in his research that catch documentation schemes….Read more (seafoodsource.com)