Silver Bay fishermen mulling investment decisions in run-up to shareholder meeting

Wild sockeye salmon en route to spawning zone in Issaquah Creek, near the Issaquah Hatchery. Photo: Ingrid Taylar

Fisherman speaks out on why he joined Silver Bay and what he expects the company to vote on at the company’s coming shareholder meeting in November, where Bristol Bay fishermen get 49% control over decisions on the Naknek plant (more…)

Latest Pacific waters research has impact for bigeye tuna management

New research on the most vulnerable of all the tuna species fished in the waters of Pacific Island nations shows there is much more mixing of stocks from the western and eastern Pacific than previously thought (more…)

Tuna importers surprised over EU ban on Sri Lanka, warn of market impact

Fishing boats, Sri Lanka. Photo: Joanne Goldby (2012)

Waiting a few months would have made more sense, said Le Lien and Comptoirs Oceaniques, as they warn ban will damage market and will have ‘devastating’ impact on livelihoods (more…)

Sri Lanka claims interest from Japan, China, in wake of EU ban

Beruwala Fishery Harbour, Sri Lanka. Photo: Hafiz Issadeen

Fisheries minister says representatives from two ‘major’ foreign companies have shown interest in sourcing from Sri Lanka, which will be cut off from its main market starting next January (more…)