Tag Archives: fish

Calling all Seafood Chefs – Olivier Roellinger Culinary Contest opens for entries

Closes 31st December, 2016 This week sees the launch of the Culinary Contest Olivier Roellinger for the Preservation of Ocean Resources. The contest, co-founded by SeaWeb Europe and Ferrandi-Paris in partership with Dinard’s catering school and the Relais & Châteaux organisation, is aimed at the next generation of young chefs and future professionals in the

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Call for Papers – The Atlantic Salmon Trust and The Tweed Foundation

The Atlantic Salmon Trust and Tweed Foundation are calling for papers for their conference ‘From Headwater to Headland, Improving smelt survival in rivers and estuaries’ to be held from the 14th to 15th March 2017 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Suggested topics include: The impact of predation in freshwater on smolt number Smolt numbers and condition Drivers of

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ICES Newsletter Update – May 2015

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has produced its newsletter for May 2015. The content of the newsletter includes the following: Resource availability and its influence on top predators within the Barents Sea ecosystem, updates on ICES Working Group on Aquaculture (WGAQUA), Chair of IPCC working Group II discusses risk and

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“Good Fish Guide” updated by Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society has produced an updated version of its “Good Fish Guide”. The pocket sized document is accessible to the general public, providing information about fish that should and should not be eaten, and fish that can occasionally be eaten to reduce pressures on their stocks. The guide is a small tool that aims to help safeguard

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Solent Forum Newsletter Update – Winter 2014/2015

The Solent Forum has issued its newsletter for winter 2014/2015. The content includes a wide range of news from around the Solent as well as relevant national news and items on the work of the Solent Forum itself. It introduces the new Solent Forum Chairman, Peter Barham and covers issues such as development of the South Marine Plan

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ICES Newsletter Update – December 2014

International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has issued its newsletter for December 2014. The content of the newsletter includes fish otoliths and their assistance to ecosystem-based management, ICES Marine Spatial Planning Course in Copenhagen, multispecies stock assessment from the ICES Working Group on Multispecies Assessment Methods (WGSAM) and ICES training course to

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International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) E-Newsletter Update – November 2014

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has produced its E-Newsletter for November 2014. The content of the E-Newsletter includes the development of technical guidance for four descriptors described within the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), developments of the ICES interactive popular advice map with the addition of Skate species, Marine Strategy

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Blue Marine Foundation report on maximum sustainable yield in fisheries

The Blue Marine Foundation has produced a report examining fishing activity beyond the maximum sustainable yield (MSY) and its legal obligations. The report was initiated by the University of the West of England (Bristol) as a UK case study, discussing that historical and current legal framework, and consequences for fishing beyond maximum sustainable yield. For

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Sabellaria spinulosa Reef Ecology and Ecosystem Services

The Crown Estate has produced a report presenting the results of their 2008 East Coast Regional Environmental Characterisation (REC) surveys. The study was conducted by a team from Marine Ecological Surveys (MES) on behalf of the Crown Estate, to enhance knowledge and understanding of Sabellaria spinulosa reefs, and to clarify previous misconceptions. Sabellaria spinulosa reefs

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Closed – European Commission Fisheries Consultations

The European Commission has two current consultations on fisheries: State Aid Legal Instruments in the Fisheries Sector closes on the 17th June and targets citizens, institutions, public authorities, companies, organisations and all other stakeholders concerned with State aid in fisheries and aquaculture. The purpose is to take views on the review of two Regulations: Commission Regulation (EC)

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