A second attempt by Australia's orange roughy fishery certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard has been thrown out by an independent adjudicator.
The decision puts to rest a fight brought by WWF and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) against the fishing industry and its consultant MRAG Americas over the certification of the orange roughy fishery, a species considered endangered, threatened, and protected… Read More
Due to challenges related to COVID-19, New Zealand King Salmon posted an almost 50 percent year-on-year decrease in earnings for the seven months ending 31 January, 2021 …
Photo courtesy of New Zealand King… Read More
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Austral Fisheries Glacier 51 Toothfish has won the Best Sustainable Seafood Product title at Sustainable Seafood Awards Australia 2021.
This marks the second year of Austral Fisheries Glacier 51 winning the top honors, along with the newly MSC-certified Fremantle Octopus range. The award-giving body also named the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)-certified kingfish as Best… Read More
Auckland, New Zealand-based Sanford Limited said in a statement on 26 February that it will work “constructively to expeditiously address the matter of forfeiture” of its NZD 20 million (USD 14.4 million, EUR 12 million) vessel San Waitaki after it was caught illegally fishing in a protected area.
“We wish to say upfront that we absolutely accept the judge’s decision. We are very sorry about what happened and are… Read More
At this month’s meeting of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI), members were urged by sustainability-focused nonprofits to develop global transshipment guidelines, targeting adoption as early as 2022.
The Pew Charitable Trusts Senior Officer for International Fisheries Dawn Borg Constanzi told SeafoodSource she is hopeful the meeting will lead to the development of… Read More