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WA Today
No sharks caught, beaches open: Greens accuse Fisheries of shark panicThe Greens are accusing the Fisheries Department of breaching its own guideline
No sharks caught, beaches open: Greens accuse Fisheries of shark panic
WA Today / Posted yesterday
The Greens are accusing the Fisheries Department of breaching its own guidelines after drumlines were set off Perth's northern beaches in response to scores of shark sightings. Capture gear was deployed off Trigg Beach on Thursday afternoon and the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Prof raises red piranha alertA zoology scholar and former professor has warned the state fisheries departmen
Prof raises red piranha alert
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
A zoology scholar and former professor has warned the state fisheries department of the possible presence of an omnivorous species of fish in reservoirs that can wreak havoc with river ecology if not contained. Firoz Ahmad, who was vice chancellor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Govt Frustrating Fishing Industry?Nyasa Times has established. The closure reflects badly on government's commit
Is Govt Frustrating Fishing Industry?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nyasa Times has established. The closure reflects badly on government's commitment towards ensuring the efficiency of the fisheries department. Despite falling under the Ministry of Agriculture, the department received funding that was unable to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Scraps 8 000 Postshave also been abolished as the department has been merged with the Crop and Li
Govt Scraps 8 000 Posts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
have also been abolished as the department has been merged with the Crop and Livestock Production department. The fisheries department has been abolished and the posts of provincial Agritex officer and provincial livestock production and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Perly poachers abandon their catch at Hout Bay harbourthe harbour without navigational lights around 04:00. The police sea border un
Perly poachers abandon their catch at Hout Bay harbour
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
the harbour without navigational lights around 04:00. The police sea border unit, together with the special task force and fisheries department officials, kicked into action and chased after the boat. “The crew and divers on board the vessel... Read more
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Times of Malta
Company directors, captains deny maritime regulatory breachesprosecuting Inspector Darrel Borg confirmed that he had charged the men on the
Company directors, captains deny maritime regulatory breaches
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
prosecuting Inspector Darrel Borg confirmed that he had charged the men on the back of a letter sent by the Fisheries Department to the Valletta police station, he confirmed he had not questioned them. Dr Giglio asked why the men... Read more
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The Hindu
Tamil Nadu government swears by ‘jallikattu’; says will go all out to revive itmonths to denotify bull from the list of performing animals. A team headed by t
Tamil Nadu government swears by ‘jallikattu’; says will go all out to revive it
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
months to denotify bull from the list of performing animals. A team headed by the Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu has held discussions with the officials of the Ministry of Environment and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Follow the rules, boat operators remindedby police are also required to be done on boats and vessels. "Relevant documen
Follow the rules, boat operators reminded
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
by police are also required to be done on boats and vessels. "Relevant documents, including those issued by the Fisheries Department and other agencies concerned, must also be given attention by boat owners," he said, adding they must... Read more
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The Hindu
Fishermen in distress rescuedboat could not be repaired for want of spare parts and rough sea conditions in
Fishermen in distress rescued
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
boat could not be repaired for want of spare parts and rough sea conditions in the Gulf of Mannar. Finally, ICGS Abhiraj towed the boat to Thoothukudi harbour on August 16, and handed over the fishermen to Fisheries Department, the statement a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Four-eyed fish baffles experts after being reeled in by fishermansuggested the fish was deformed. Share this article 'It is a pufferfish of th
Four-eyed fish baffles experts after being reeled in by fisherman
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
suggested the fish was deformed. Share this article 'It is a pufferfish of the tetradontid family,' wrote a NT Government Fisheries Department spokesperson. A terrifying deep sea creature with dozens of needle-like teeth pulled ashore in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Land invaded by 600 squatters, says DeptKota Kinabalu: The Fisheries Department said the demolition of homes being carr
Land invaded by 600 squatters, says Dept
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: The Fisheries Department said the demolition of homes being carried out in a mangrove area in Manggatal, here, is necessary as the land belonging to it had been encroached by some 600 squatters. Its Deputy Director II Azhar Kassim... Read more
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dna
Government to tweak rules to make 'Aarey products' available in retail shopsa cold storage chain to sell these products," said a senior official from the s
Government to tweak rules to make 'Aarey products' available in retail shops
dna / Posted 9 days ago
a cold storage chain to sell these products," said a senior official from the state animal husbandry, dairy development and fisheries department. The official added that once the new rules, which were being contemplated, were in place, they would... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Sindh imbroglio needs full antidotegroups, no objection was raised by sleepy Qaim Ali. Trouble started when the R
Sindh imbroglio needs full antidote
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
groups, no objection was raised by sleepy Qaim Ali. Trouble started when the Rangers raided the Sindh Board Authority and Fisheries Department and seized implicating material from which it gathered that most of the Sindh ministers, bureaucrats,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ministry calls for full support to ‘No To Shark Fin’ campaignYusuf Sani Wahab, Assistant Minister of Rural Economy (Coastal Areas) and Fishe
Ministry calls for full support to ‘No To Shark Fin’ campaign
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
Yusuf Sani Wahab, Assistant Minister of Rural Economy (Coastal Areas) and Fisheries Datuk Julaihi Narawi and Sarawak Marine Fisheries Department deputy director Bohari Leng together with children holding signboards appealing for public support... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Facts might be handy in sustainable fishing debateto part-fund the buyback of commercial fishing licences. Is there a fundamenta
Facts might be handy in sustainable fishing debate
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
to part-fund the buyback of commercial fishing licences. Is there a fundamental problem with the scientific method the fisheries department uses to work out fishing quotas? Have they been issuing licences willy nilly, based on gut feeling or... Read more
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News Mail
Facts might be handy in sustainable fishing debateto part-fund the buyback of commercial fishing licences. Is there a fundamenta
Facts might be handy in sustainable fishing debate
News Mail / Posted 17 days ago
to part-fund the buyback of commercial fishing licences. Is there a fundamental problem with the scientific method the fisheries department uses to work out fishing quotas? Have they been issuing licences willy nilly, based on gut feeling or... Read more
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The Hindu
25 kg sea cucumbers seized, one held in Ramanathapuramwas the first time he was arrested, the police said. As fishing of sea cucumbe
25 kg sea cucumbers seized, one held in Ramanathapuram
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
was the first time he was arrested, the police said. As fishing of sea cucumbers was banned in the country, the forest and fisheries department officials advised fishermen to let the sea cucumbers back into the sea when they caught them... Read more
17d
dna
Missing fishermen, trawlers rescued from Bay of BengalGuard officials said since yesterday they were running a search and rescue oper
Missing fishermen, trawlers rescued from Bay of Bengal
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Guard officials said since yesterday they were running a search and rescue operation after receiving reports from the Fisheries Department about seven fishing boats missing in the Bay of Bengal. Out of them, four had returned to harbour... Read more
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CTV News
Ottawa to boost funding to Experimental Lakes Area freshwater research facilityof $2.7 million. The Ontario government currently contributes $2 million per y
Ottawa to boost funding to Experimental Lakes Area freshwater research facility
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
of $2.7 million. The Ontario government currently contributes $2 million per year, while another $250,000 comes from the fisheries department. The remaining $450,000 comes from private sources. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Manitoba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naivasha Fishermen Clash With Chinese Group Over Cray Fishwho viewed the move as way of denying them their daily income," he said in an i
Naivasha Fishermen Clash With Chinese Group Over Cray Fish
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
who viewed the move as way of denying them their daily income," he said in an interview with the Nation. However, the fisheries department has denied reports that fishermen from China were carrying out fishing activities. Acting Nakuru County... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Retrieval of Katchatheevu only solution to impasse’A policy note of the State Fisheries Department was tabled in the Legislative A
‘Retrieval of Katchatheevu only solution to impasse’
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
A policy note of the State Fisheries Department was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Monday. Reiterating its stand on Katchatheevu, a policy note of the State Fisheries Department tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Monday stated that only... Read more
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dna
New Gujarat Cabinet set up, CM Vijay Rupani keeps Home Dept for himselfindependent charge of Water Resources, Primary and Secondary Education. Parshot
New Gujarat Cabinet set up, CM Vijay Rupani keeps Home Dept for himself
dna / Posted 19 days ago
independent charge of Water Resources, Primary and Secondary Education. Parshottam Solanki has been given portfolio of Fisheries Department while MoS Jasa Barad has been given Water Supply, Civil Aviation and Salt Industry. Bachu Khabad will... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vijay Rupani takes charge in Gujratindependent charge of Water Resources, Primary and Secondary Education. Parsho
Vijay Rupani takes charge in Gujrat
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
independent charge of Water Resources, Primary and Secondary Education. Parshottam Solanki has been given portfolio of Fisheries Department while MoS Jasa Barad has been given Water Supply, Civil Aviation and Salt Industry. Bachu Khabad will... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sustainable tourism planned for Phi Phiin Phi Phi Don. The Phi Phi model has been proposed by marine biologist Asst P
Sustainable tourism planned for Phi Phi
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
in Phi Phi Don. The Phi Phi model has been proposed by marine biologist Asst Prof Thon Thamrongnawasawat, deputy dean of Fisheries Department at Kasetsart University. Last year Thon posted on his Facebook page eyesore images of environmental... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoriaoverloading their vessels," advised Mr Kirui. Migori Governor Okoth Obado rece
Three Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
overloading their vessels," advised Mr Kirui. Migori Governor Okoth Obado recently donated three modern motorboats to the fisheries department to help in security surveillance and rescue efforts in the lake. "But the department lacks professional... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sabah wants fisheries powerAhmad Shabery Cheek had announced that Sabah has the option and ability to enac
Sabah wants fisheries power
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 days ago
Ahmad Shabery Cheek had announced that Sabah has the option and ability to enact its own shark hunting laws as the State Fisheries Department operates on all sharks under the Fisheries Act. He overruled the possibility of a blanket ban on all... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mount Polley mine still at risk for future tailings breach: analystthe subject of an ongoing investigation by a task force from the B.C. Conservat
Mount Polley mine still at risk for future tailings breach: analyst
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
the subject of an ongoing investigation by a task force from the B.C. Conservation Officer Service, as well as the federal Fisheries Department and Environment Canada. Once the investigation is done, the member agencies will decide, along with the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Drawdown of DeSoto lake to start Aug. 18 to fight salviniaopen areas. Officials say boaters in small crafts still will have access to the
Drawdown of DeSoto lake to start Aug. 18 to fight salvinia
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 24 days ago
open areas. Officials say boaters in small crafts still will have access to the main waterbody. A Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department news release says the closure of the control structure in December will allow the lake to refill for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budaka Forms Association to Boost Fish Farmingwith formation of this association, it will boost and motivate fish farmers to
Budaka Forms Association to Boost Fish Farming
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
with formation of this association, it will boost and motivate fish farmers to take interest." He cited records from the fisheries department, which shows that 130 ponds are being used for fish farming but with low levels of production because of... Read more
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dna
Maharashtra plans policy to promote cage culture for fresh water fishof 1% of this under fish cage farming," said a senior official from the state a
Maharashtra plans policy to promote cage culture for fresh water fish
dna / Posted 24 days ago
of 1% of this under fish cage farming," said a senior official from the state animal husbandry, dairy development and fisheries department, adding that inland fishing had a huge untapped potential in the state. The department is preparing a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Fish Kill at Grover Nelson Park Due to Weathersome fish in there," said Tom. Is what is called a fish kill. "Unfortunately
Fish Kill at Grover Nelson Park Due to Weather
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
some fish in there," said Tom. Is what is called a fish kill. "Unfortunately we had what we call a summer squeeze," said Fisheries department head Michael Homer. What exactly does this mean? "When you have a lot of fish and a lot of other... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Shark finning may not be banned in Sabah despite enactmenthad said that Sabah was free to amend its state laws to ban shark hunting, but
Shark finning may not be banned in Sabah despite enactment
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
had said that Sabah was free to amend its state laws to ban shark hunting, but federal regulations would remain. The state fisheries department was outside the federal government’s jurisdiction, making it possible for the state to enact its own law... Read more
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CTV News
Mind your fingers: Canada's only shark derbies get underway in Nova Scotiaa chance to land one of the top predators of the sea. These fishing tournament
Mind your fingers: Canada's only shark derbies get underway in Nova Scotia
CTV News / Posted 26 days ago
a chance to land one of the top predators of the sea. These fishing tournaments have been closely monitored by the federal Fisheries Department since they started in 1993. Four are scheduled for the next two weekends: two in Cape Breton and two... Read more
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Times of Malta
Fish farm expands to four times its permitted sizetrying to obtain answers on why the situation was out of control, the planning
Fish farm expands to four times its permitted size
Times of Malta / Posted 27 days ago
trying to obtain answers on why the situation was out of control, the planning authority referred this newspaper to the fisheries department, which in turn directed questions to the environment authority. The Sunday Times of Malta was flooded... Read more
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CTV News
Beluga whale befriends Newfoundland townNewfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark
Beluga whale befriends Newfoundland town
CTV News / Posted 28 days ago
Newfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark controversy. Last September, the federal Fisheries Department posted signs in the Grates Cove area after receiving reports that people in the area were trying to... Read more
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CTV News
Beluga whale faces risks from overly-friendly Newfoundland townspeopleNewfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark
Beluga whale faces risks from overly-friendly Newfoundland townspeople
CTV News / Posted 28 days ago
Newfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark controversy. Last September, the federal Fisheries Department posted signs in the Grates Cove area after receiving reports that people in the area were trying to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Billy' the beluga befriends small Newfoundland villageNewfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark
'Billy' the beluga befriends small Newfoundland village
Calgary Sun / Posted 28 days ago
Newfoundland and Labrador, where their interactions with people sometimes spark controversy. Last September, the federal Fisheries Department posted signs in the Grates Cove area after receiving reports that people in the area were trying to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
All fisheries dept vessels finally back at seaHanlie Gouws, News24 The research vessel Africana. (Supplied) Cape Town - It
All fisheries dept vessels finally back at sea
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
Hanlie Gouws, News24 The research vessel Africana. (Supplied) Cape Town - It took nearly four years, but all six fisheries department vessels are back at sea, patrolling and researching. "All vessels are in class and, following the RS Africana's... Read more

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