Oct , 2021, Volume : 2 Article : 1

Fisheries News Updates October 2021

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

Ø  ICAR-CIFE wins 3 rd place in green and clean campus’ award distributed by Prime Minister

Ø  A new species of Synbranchidae, hypogean, eel is described from Mumbai City

Ø  Get ready for cell-cultured seafood

Ø  DRDO launches biodegradable packaging products

Ø  Sikkim declares Copper Mahseer as State fish

Ø  IUCN: 37% of sharks and rays threatened with extinction

Ø  The state of Tamil Nadu will establish India`s first dugong conservation reserve.

Ø  IPCC report: Indian Ocean Warming rapidly

Ø  Tuna species recovering despite growing pressures on marine life - IUCN Red List.

Ø  Low oxygen in water: fishes are moving towards shallow waters.

Ø  Coral reefs are 50% less able to provide food, jobs, and climate protection than in 1950s, putting millions at risk.

Ø  Indian biologist wins global award in turtle conservation.

Ø  New Central scheme under PMMSY brings cheer to fishing boat operators.

Ø  Bangladesh govt to export 2080 MT Hilsa fish to India

Ø  FSSAI launches logo for vegan foods

Ø  Two more beaches in India awarded with prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ tag

Ø  Bengal’s Sundarbans to get women tourist guides for the first time

Ø  How Taiwan`s last `fire fishing` boat is keeping the tradition alive

Ø  Fossil: New species of otter discovered in Germany

Ø  Watch: People in Kolkata go fishing on waterlogged streets

Ø  Tamil Nadu fishermen to intensify protest against marine fisheries bill

Ø  First harvest of Indian Pompano fish in Odisha from marine cage culture

Ø  Bacterial infection resurfaces in Goa’s state fish

Ø  Chicken & fish prices to rise after Shravana as production dips due to high feed costs

Ø  Assam is increasing production of indigenous and exotic ornamental fish


Ø  Plant-based startup Next Meats set to launch “Next Tuna” in October 2021



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