EU to ban fish caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) has decided to ban the import of fisheries products caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka from entering the EU market after three months time from now, the EU office said here in a statement Tuesday.

20 TN fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy

Twenty Tamil Nadu fishermen were taken into custody along with their five boats by Sri Lankan naval personnel for allegedly trespassing into Lankan waters.

Fisheries, aquaculture sectors need commercial boost: Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar stressed the need to boost the fisheries and aquaculture sectors commercially to compete globally.

More than a million Atlantic sharks killed yearly

At least 1.3 million sharks, many listed as endangered, were harvested from the Atlantic in 2008 by industrial-scale fisheries unhampered by catch or size limits.

Fisheries Bill put off at my request: Karuna

Tamil Nadu CM M Karunanidhi today sought to take credit for the Centre`s decision to defer the proposed Marine Fisheries bill opposed by AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa.

Tropical regions to be hardest hit by fisheries shifts caused by climate change

A new study has determined that major shifts in fisheries distribution due to climate change will affect food security in tropical regions most adversely.

‘Fisheries sector won`t be hit by India-ASEAN pact’

India`s free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will not adversely affect the country`s fisheries sector, Minister of State for Agriculture KV Thomas said here Saturday.

PMO rejects demand for separate fisheries ministry

The Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) has rejected a demand for the formation of a Ministry for Fisheries independent of the agriculture ministry. It says the subject is receiving "adequate attention" by the UPA govt.