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SAMUDRA News AlertsGlobal meet on mackerel genetics

Fisheries experts from eight countries will meet in Kochi, India, on Tuesday for...

Sea turtles endangered by artisanal fish...

Sea turtles are threatened by ongoing artisanal fishing, due to incidental by-ca...

Evicted Indian fisherfolk seek restorati...

Around 10,000 poor fishermen who were evicted from Jambudwip, an isolated island...

Fisheries is an important sector in India--it provides...

employment to millions of people and contributes to food security of the country. With a coastline of over 8,000 km, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of over 2 million sq km,

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Mozambique: Spanish fishing company settles dispute July 24, 2013   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : 2013 AllAfrica

The Spanish fishing company Inpesca has settled a dispute over allegations of illegal fishing in Mozambican waters. The "Txori Argi" was seized on 14 March 2012 whilst fishing for tuna inside Mozambique's Exclusive Economic Zone. It was ordered to dock...

Rice for Olive Ridley scheme for fishermen in Odisha, India July 22, 2013   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2013 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company)

After a prolonged wait, fishermen families identified under the Rice for Oilive Ridley Conservation (ROrC) scheme have become the recipients of Public Distribution Scheme doles in coastal districts like Kendrapara in the Indian State of Odisha. So far ...

Tanzania: Zanzibar fishermen sent for training abroad by Issa Yussuf July 18, 2013   |  Source : Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)  | Copyright : 2013 Tanzania Daily News

Overseas training of fishermen and the ongoing construction of fish markets in several coastal areas of Zanzibar are part of government efforts to improve the fishing industry in the islands; the House was informed. "We have been sending our people to...

Fishing ban ends but crews in Umm Al Quwain, UAE, face tough season by Yasin Kakande July 14, 2013   |  Source : The National  | Copyright : Abu Dhabi Media company

The ban on fishing in the creek has been lifted but fishermen face a tough few weeks as they bring in catches in soaring temperatures during Ramadan. The annual four-month ban to help replenish fish stocks ended at the start of last month, giving crews...

Indian fishermen urge govts to end Sri Lankan Navy's 'highhanded' behaviour July 13, 2013   |  Source : Daily Mirror  | Copyright : dailymirror.lk

Fishermen from the Nagapattinam coastal district of the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu did not set out to sea today, demanding that the Centre and state governments contain the alleged 'high handed' behaviour of Sri Lankan navalmen who frequently cut th...

The lost fishermen of India and Pakistan by Umar Farooq July 12, 2013   |  Source : WSJ  | Copyright : 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Nawaz Ali Muhammad, a fisherman from the small village of Shah Bunder in southern Pakistan, went missing during a cyclone over the Arabian Sea in 1999. His wife believed he was killed in the storm. But six years later, she heard he was alive, in an Ind...

New EU-Comoros agreement July 11, 2013   |  Source : fishnewseu.com  | Copyright : 2010-2013 The Scottish White Fish Producers' Association

The EU and the Union of the Comoros initialled a new 3-year Protocol to the EU-Comoros Fisheries Partnership Agreement, which will be activated from 1 January 2014, when the current protocol expires. The agreement will allow the European fleet to conti...

Myanmar fishermen return from India after serving prison July 11, 2013   |  Source : Eleven

Over a hundred Myanmar fishermen have returned home yesterday after serving prison terms in India for illegal fishing and entering foreign waters, according to local sources. Most of the seamen are from Ayeyarwady Region, one from Yangon Region, five f...

Indian fishermen's association meets Sri Lankan defence minister July 05, 2013   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2013 Business Standard Ltd.

Members of local Fishermen's Association today met Sri Lankan Minister for Defence and Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa at New Delhi and submitted a memorandum requesting him to direct his country's navalmen not to disturb them while fishing in the Pa...

Sri Lankan govt invites Tamil Nadu fishermen for talks July 05, 2013   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : PTI

The Sri Lankan government on Friday reached out to fishermen community of Tamil Nadu as President Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother and economic development minister Basil met their delegation here with a promise of addressing their concerns. Basil invited t...