Marine Current Affairs, GK & News

Marine  Current Affairs, GK & News

Arunachal Pradesh: New Fish Species Discovered

A new fish species called Schizothorax sikusirumensis has been discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The name of the species has been derived from the names of the rivers where the fish was found. They are River Sirum and River Siku. Schizothorax The Schizothorax fish is found in western and southern China, Centra and Southern Asia. ..

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Baltic Sea: Seal Pups face tough winter due to reduced ice levels

The Seals need ice to keep themselves safe from predators such as wolves and foxes. However, the declining ice in the Baltic sea has disrupted their survivals Highlights With depleting ice levels, the seals are forced to inhabit the islets (small islands) that they normally hesitate to inhabit. This has caused overcrowding and is disrupting ..

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India International Seafood Show held in Kochi

The Marine Products Export Development Authority Organized International Sea Food Show in Kochi. Around 5,000 delegates participated in the show. The show will provide a platform for overseas importers of Indian marine products and also for Indian exporters. The Show is being held between February 7, 2020 and February 9, 2020. Highlights Around 350 stalls, ..

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MPEDA to upgrade 25 fishing harbours in India

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) will modernize 25 fishing harbours in India. The project is to begin in two harbours namely Nizampatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Thoppumpady in Kochi, Kerala. Highlights The step is being taken by MPEDA to increase value of marine products. The value of marine products in India is currently ..

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MECOS-3, 2020: Global Marine Ecosystem Meet in Kochi

The Marine Ecosystems-Challenges and Opportunities (MECOS), the third international symposium is to be held in Kochi. The symposium is conducted by the Marine Biological association of India between January 7, 2020 and January 10, 2020. Highlights Scientists, Fisheries researchers, Marine biotechnologists and oceanographers from all over the world are to participate in the meet. The ..

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