Archive for August, 2010

  • EU research achieves “breakthrough” as tuna spawn in captivity

    The European Commission say if breeding can be developed on a commercial scale, pressure on endangered wild stocks could be significantly relieved. The claimed breakthrough is the result of the third year of work of SELFDOTT, a research project funded […]

  • Iceland has right to cash in on mackerel realities, says technology boss

    Sigmar Gudbjornsson managing director of Iceland’s Star-Oddi Ltd, a developer and manufacturer of technology used in aquatic and fisheries research, said it was his personal view that migratory change in relation to mackerel had to be acknowledged. And therefore quota […]

  • Bitter battle over mackerel quotas hots up

    In a joint statement issued this afternoon, both pelagic sectors said the EU and Norwegian pelagic fleet owners had an urgent meeting yesterday in London to discuss the “very worrying” situation in the mackerel fisheries, caused by the “irresponsible behaviour” […]