Small-scale tuna fishermen to get their day in court
LIFE and small scale fishermen are challenging the legality of bluefin tuna quota allocation. Images: thonrougedeligne.com

Small-scale tuna fishermen to get their day in court

A class action brought by Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) and French small-scale fishermen over the legality of the mechanism behind the French bluefin tuna quota allocation has languished…

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Supply chain group launches policy FIP in drive for long-term pelagics management
NAPA has started the clock on three-year countdown to certification-ready pelagic fisheries

Supply chain group launches policy FIP in drive for long-term pelagics management

The North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group (NAPA) – a collective of 50 retailers and supply chain businesses working together to secure sustainable management of key pelagic stocks – has started…

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French Minister puts €20 million into post-Brexit industry compensation
France’s Minister for the Sea Annick Girardin

French Minister puts €20 million into post-Brexit industry compensation

France’s Minister for the Sea Annick Girardin has announced that aid measures for the fishing and seafood industry to compensate for Brexit-related losses of revenue are now live. Two compensation…

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Mackerel still scarce – for the moment
Kap and Huginn started early searching for mackerel this year. Image: VSV

Mackerel still scarce – for the moment

Two Westman Islands pelagic vessels, Kap and Huginn, have been searching for mackerel with little success so far. ‘The water is pretty cold, eight to nine degrees on the surface.…

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