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    The Fukushima water spill is starting to take its toll on Japanese seafood products

    The first consequences of the prohibitions that China and Hong Kong imposed on Japanese seafood related to Fukushima are starting to be seen.

    NOAA accused of inaction by congressmen over Wespac problem

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    Will the Icelandic government clamp down on aquaculture?

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    Historic High Seas treaty ratified by almost 70 countries

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    Peru to prioritize credits for fishermen affected by the cancellation of the anchovy season

    "My administration will prioritize credit facilities for the fishing sector," said Peru's new Minister of Production, Ana María Choquehuanca.

    “A Crisis of Our Own Making” the SSA report describing the shrimp oversupply problem

    The SSA, in its research report titled "A Crisis of Our Own Making," described the problem of the oversupply of shrimp worldwide.

    Baltic Sea fishing opportunities proposal released

    The European Commission has submitted a proposal on fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2024: TACs and environmental concerns.

    Visits to Japan in the vicinity of Fukushima to gain support

    Last Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel visited the Fukushima region. The objective: gain international support.

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