Jun , 2021, Volume : 2 Article : 2

Fisheries News Updates June 2021

Author : Meenatchi. S1, Abhijit Mallik1, Dhanalakshmi. M, Chanikya Naidu Bezawada, Anjali Kumari, Chellamanimegalai. P, Abuthagir Iburahim. S and Asha T. Landge


·         Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Indian descent wins World Food Prize 2021

·         1.48 crore Olive Ridley turtles hatch in Odisha’s Gahirmatha beach

·         TN Forest Officer Protects 100-Acre of Mangroves, 40000 Turtles & More, Wins Global Award

·         Illegal fishers in protected areas of the Indian Ocean target sharks

·         India’s women seaweed divers swim against the tide of climate change

·         Half a million sharks may be killed to make Covid-19 vaccine, say experts

·         Satlink Will Provide Satellite Telecommunications To The Mozambique Fleet Of The Nueva Pescanova Group

·         China’s seafood requirement may triple by 2030, researchers forecast

·         India tasted success in it’s first IMTA  pilot project

·                   Huge 420-million-year-old Latimeria believed to have gone extinct fish species rediscovered in Indian Ocean

·                   Garra orontesi, new species, is described from the Orontes River

·         Thai Union Joins Ocean Disclosure Project

·         “Thailand” Elevates Frozen Seafood Manufacturing Procedure To Ensure Highest Level Of Safety

·         EU needed an urgent Comprehensive plan for protecting dolphins and porpoises from bycatch

·         350,000 tonne aquaculture target set by SADC

·         New report suggests that aquaculture sales in the EU fell 17 percent due to pandemic

·         Innovate BC hosts first-ever Aquaculture Innovation Awards

·         Krill deemed sustainable aquafeed ingredient

·         GenoMar to produce 50 million tilapia fingerlings in Vietnam

·         Oceans` extreme depths measured in precise detail

·         12 months: zero antibiotics

·         Converting airline food waste into aquafeeds

·         Climate explained: when Antarctica melts, will gravity changes lift up land and lower sea levels?

·         Probiotic approaches for protecting corals from heat stress and coral bleaching

·         Pakistan restores mangroves for economy and ecosystem benefits

·          ‘Living Fossil’ Thought Extinct For 273 Million Years Found Thriving on Ocean Floor

·         New tool promised to tackle HABs in aquaculture

·         Matsyafed mulls home delivery of fish due to Covid situation

·         New Species of Freshwater Fish Discovered: Fergana Stone Loach

·         Fantastical Jurassic Fossil Shows Crustacean Eaten by Squid Eaten by Shark

·         This soft robot withstands crushing pressures at the ocean’s greatest depths

·         NASA partners with deep-ocean explorers to develop tech for Europa mission

·         A common antibiotic slows a mysterious coral disease

·         Coelacanths: Four-Legged "Living Fossil" Fish Found in Madagascar

·         Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) received a Patent for Mud Crab Seed Production Technology.

India`s deep seas are home to 4,371 species of fauna- ZSI.

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  1. 06 Jun,2021