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Approved Standardised Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Design and Specifications
The government of India has set up a Nodal Authority in order to frame the Approved Standardised Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Design and Specifications (ASDDS). It would help the fisheries departments of states to implement the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana ..
Tags: Approved Standardised Deep-Sea Fishing Vessels Design and Specifications (ASDDS) • Deep-sea fishing vessels • Fishing • Fishing in India • Fishing industry
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2021
State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries, 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization recently released the “State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries”, 2018. According to the report, the number of stocks subject to overfishing has decreased for the first time in decades in Mediterranean and Black sea ..
Tags: Black Sea • Fishing • Food and Agriculture Organisation • General Fisheries Commission for Mediterranean • mediterranean sea
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2020
India extended LoC worth USD 18 million to Maldives
India has extended the Line of Credit worth $18 million to the Government of Maldives in order to expand the fishing facilities in the island country. The facilities will be improved at Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO).DetailsThe project is regarding ..
Tags: Fishing • India • India-Maldives • Maldives • MIFCO
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2020
June 5: International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Every year, on June 5, the International Day for the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing is observed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.HighlightsThe United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization celebrated the day for the first time ..
Tags: 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda • Fishing • Food and Agricultural Organisation • illegal fishing • International Day for the Fight Against Illegal
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Injambakkam beach in Chennai and Besant Nagar’s Eliot’s Beach notices a blue shimmer on waves
On 18th August 2019, visitors to the Injambakkam beach in Chennai and Besant Nagar’s Eliot’s Beach noticed a blue shimmer on the waves i.e. Popularly known as ‘Sea Tinkle’. According to marine experts, the Noctiluca algae were behind this blue ..
Tags: Algae • Algal bloom • Aquatic ecology • Biological oceanography • Bioluminescence
IIT Hyderabad with Harvard University studied mercury accumulation in fish
According to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard University and IIT Hyderabad, climate change and overfishing are resulting in an increase of a toxin called methylmercury (MeHg) in the ocean’s fishes like Atlantic cod, Atlantic bluefin tuna. These fishes ..
Tags: Atlantic bluefin tuna • Chemical elements • Chemistry • Edible fish • Fish as food