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ICCAT bluefin quotasWorld Fishing | 26 Nov 2013
At the ICCAT annual meeting last week it was decided to set the 2014 quota for bluefin tuna in the East Atlantic and the Mediterranean at 13,400 tonnes - recognising that early signs of stock recovery have yet to be confirmed by sound scientific assessments.
Hidden shark catchesWorld Fishing | 19 Nov 2013
A new report by Oceana has revealed that 24 countries may be catching sharks in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterannean Sea but failing to report them, as required by the Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).
WOC Organizing Ocean Business Community Discussion on Sustainability at Dubai ConferenceWorld Ocean Council | 01 Nov 2013
The WOC session on Corporate Ocean Responsibility: Regional Ocean Industry Collaboration seeks to bring together representatives from these sectors to begin cross-sectoral dialogue on industry leadership and collaboration to address marine ecosystem health, inter-industry conflicts and synergies, and industrys role in ensuring responsible multiple-use of the marine environment.
Atlantic bluefin tuna quota debateWorld Fishing | 29 Oct 2013
WWF is warning that any increase this year in bluefin tuna quotas for the East Atlantic and the Mediterranean by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) could jeopardise its recovery.
Dardanel launches FOS tuna and baby clamsWorld Fishing | 09 Oct 2013
Turkish canned and seafood producer, Dardanel Önenta? G?da San. A.?., has achieved Friend of the Sea certification for its entire tuna and clams product line.
Documenting history in TurkeySea Around Us | 04 Oct 2013
In 2011, I began working for the Sea Around Us Project to complete catch reconstructions for Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea countries. I quickly realized, while studying Turkeys fisheries, that some marine ecosystems of Turkey recently underwent immense reductions of commercial species , leading to entire trophic shifts, but little data were available to explain these issues.
Effects of natural and anthropogenic processes in the distribution of marine litter in the deep Medi...sciencedirect.com | 01 Oct 2013
The distribution, type and quantity of marine litter accumulated on the bathyal and abyssal Mediterranean seafloor has been studied in the framework of the Spanish national projects PROMETEO and DOS MARES and the ESF-EuroDEEP project BIOFUN. The results are discussed in the framework of knowledge on marine litter accumulation, its potential impact on the habitat and fauna and the legislation addressing these issues.
Harshest Habitats on EarthWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 26 Sep 2013
As the remotely operated vehicle Jason approached the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, its cameras relayed an eerie scene back to the research vessel Atlantis. It looked like a dark lake on the seafloor. Jason was giving scientists their first clear look at a Deep Hypersaline Anoxic Basin, or DHAB (dee-hab).
Mediterranean stocks under threatWorld Fishing | 18 Sep 2013
The European Commission's annual 'State of Fish Stocks in European waters' seminar concluded that big improvements have been made in EU fish stocks in the North-east Atlantic, whilst Mediterranean stocks are under worsening threat.
Shipwrecked Concordia declared vertical off ItalyNew Zealand Herald | 17 Sep 2013
Engineers have declared the crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship completely upright after a 19-hour operation to pull it from its side where it capsized last year off Tuscany.
Salvage of Concordia sparks fears on island of toxic brewNew Zealand Herald | 17 Sep 2013
A toxic soup of rotting food, chemicals and other debris was expected to spew out of the Costa Concordia when salvagers try to haul the cruise ship upright overnight. There were fears that the operation could pollute the pristine waters of Giglio, the Italian island where the liner capsized last year.
Costa Concordia freed from rocksBBC | 16 Sep 2013
Engineers in Italy free the cruise ship Costa Concordia from rocks on the sea bed, in one of the largest salvage operations ever attempted.
Kimagro brand certifiedWorld Fishing | 27 Aug 2013
Kimagro Fish Farming Ltd's Lavantina brand of sea bass and sea bream are now certified sustainable according to Friend of the Sea standards.
Royal Navy repels fishing boat armada after Gibraltar 'invasion'Guardian Unlimited | 18 Aug 2013
Spanish boats illegally entered Gibraltar's waters after a stand-off with the Royal Navy on Sunday. In an escalation of the bitter diplomatic dispute over fishing rights, British military and police boats had to push back a flotilla of around 40 Spanish vessels.The fishermen, some shouting "Gibraltar is Spanish", were protesting against a concrete reef built by the Rock's government to protect its fishing stock.
Knowledge to Save SharksWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 14 Aug 2013
A graduate student battles to stop shark slaughters in Turkey.
Akdeniz Shipyard wins research vessel orderWorld Fishing | 03 Aug 2013
The Mediterranean Fisheries Research, Production and Training Institute in Turkey has ordered a new Fisheries Control, Audit and Research Vessel from Akdeniz Shipyard.
Small scale fisheries symposiumWorld Fishing | 31 Jul 2013
A regional symposium is being organised to address the main issues related to sustainable small scale fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea.