Category Archives: Gulf of Mexico

GSSI recognises the Audubon Gulf United (G.U.L.F.) for lasting responsible fisheries management (RFM) certification program

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U.S. BILL to “advance American aquaculture”: Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act introduced

Continue reading U.S. BILL to “advance American aquaculture”: Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act introduced

REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

Continue reading REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

Continue reading COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

GRANT aims to increase U.S. aquaculture production: Breeding of 3 economically important marine fish species: red snapper, Nassau grouper & hogfish

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GULF of Mexico marine aquaculture pilot projects grants FY2018 funding opportunity; Submission  sought before Feb. 1, 2018

Continue reading GULF of Mexico marine aquaculture pilot projects grants FY2018 funding opportunity; Submission  sought before Feb. 1, 2018

PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

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“FURTHER diversification”: Cooke Inc. agrees to acquire all outstanding shares in NYSE-listed Omega Protein Corporation for 32.5% premium

Continue reading “FURTHER diversification”: Cooke Inc. agrees to acquire all outstanding shares in NYSE-listed Omega Protein Corporation for 32.5% premium

NOAA brings “special spotlight on aquaculture” ahead of U.S. National Seafood Month: “Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the USA” – #AquacultureWeek

Continue reading NOAA brings “special spotlight on aquaculture” ahead of U.S. National Seafood Month: “Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the USA” – #AquacultureWeek

OIL spill impacts: Study identifies ecosystem-wide cascade of perturbations affecting entire food webs’ structure

Continue reading OIL spill impacts: Study identifies ecosystem-wide cascade of perturbations affecting entire food webs’ structure

US fishing generated $208 billion in sales in 2015; “Two new reports reveal the [U.S.] progress in sustainably managing marine resources”

Continue reading US fishing generated $208 billion in sales in 2015; “Two new reports reveal the [U.S.] progress in sustainably managing marine resources”

“TIDE is changing for [U.S.] offshore aquaculture… it remains to be seen whether strict regulations and a robust, sustainable form of fish production can go hand in hand”

Continue reading “TIDE is changing for [U.S.] offshore aquaculture… it remains to be seen whether strict regulations and a robust, sustainable form of fish production can go hand in hand”

‘BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to Gulf of Mexico natural resources’ – First-ever financial evaluation of 134-million-gallon spill’s impact

Continue reading ‘BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to Gulf of Mexico natural resources’ – First-ever financial evaluation of 134-million-gallon spill’s impact

FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

Continue reading FAD management… 83 organizations, firms, retailers, NGOs worldwide urge RFMOs to make “better progress” in 6 tuna fishing policy areas

DEEPWATER Horizon tragedy’s ongoing impacts: Scientists identify critical species from Gulf oil spill & enables monitoring of keystone species

Continue reading DEEPWATER Horizon tragedy’s ongoing impacts: Scientists identify critical species from Gulf oil spill & enables monitoring of keystone species

CALL for boycott of “all Mexican Shrimp” due to IUU fishing concerns is “misguided” and “unfortunate” – U.S. National Fisheries Institute

Continue reading CALL for boycott of “all Mexican Shrimp” due to IUU fishing concerns is “misguided” and “unfortunate” – U.S. National Fisheries Institute

Of 17 US-HQed seafood firms in world’s #Top100SeafoodEthics benchmark, only 1 displayed ‘v. good’ Transparency

Continue reading Of 17 US-HQed seafood firms in world’s #Top100SeafoodEthics benchmark, only 1 displayed ‘v. good’ Transparency

BAHAMAS Government says controversial $2.1 billion agri-fisheries venture plan with Chinese investors is a ‘No Go’

Continue reading BAHAMAS Government says controversial $2.1 billion agri-fisheries venture plan with Chinese investors is a ‘No Go’

U.S. AQUACULTURE research: “An important and often overlooked area is going beyond research to integrate useable science into people’s everyday lives”

Continue reading U.S. AQUACULTURE research: “An important and often overlooked area is going beyond research to integrate useable science into people’s everyday lives”

GRANTS: US authority calls for proposals on climate impacts on fish stocks and fisheries; “There is increasing concern…”

Continue reading GRANTS: US authority calls for proposals on climate impacts on fish stocks and fisheries; “There is increasing concern…”