Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022



Maharashtra govt compensates 288 fishermen for releasing endangered marine species from their nets

June 02, 2022 8:18 am

Monetary compensation up to Rs 25,000 is given to fishermen as they have to cut off their fishing nets in order to release marine species that get accidentally tangled in their fishing nets.

Chinese boats spotted illegally hauling tuna in Indian Ocean

December 09, 2021 7:37 am

🔴The report found that the number of squid vessels in the high seas of the Indian Ocean has exploded six-fold since 2016.

Mumbai: To combat depletion in fish population, calendar helps promote informed consumption

October 11, 2021 7:38 pm

Know Your Fish is a monthly calendar about which fish to avoid or choose based on breeding seasons and populations. It was launched in 2017.

Dive into fishery helps Bihar village net gains

September 13, 2021 7:24 pm

It was in this village, Shahzadapur in Samastipur district, that the Nitish Kumar government started a pilot project for fisheries back over a decade ago.

Indian fishing boats damaged in stone-pelting by Sri Lankan Navy: Official

August 22, 2021 12:35 pm

Fishermen's association representative S Emerit said about 556 boats had been put out to sea on Saturday night.

Mexico's new fishing rule a 'setback' for near-extinct porpoise, say conservationists

July 16, 2021 1:14 pm

There are thought to be only between six and 20 vaquita porpoises left and the species is on the brink of extinction as more die each year in fishing nets than are being born.

Govt not aware of deep sea fishing contract with US firm: Pinarayi Vijayan

February 21, 2021 5:21 am

Referring to the deal, Vijayan said, “The government was not aware of it. There is something mysterious about it. The KSINC managing director has not informed the government about it.”

No fish story: Michael Jordan's boat nabs 442-pound marlin

June 10, 2020 11:37 am

It's the sixth-largest marlin caught so far during the tournament, which boasts a $3.3 million overall purse.

Maharashtra to become third state to take measures to curb overfishing

December 30, 2019 3:22 am

Only Kerala and Karnataka have so far notified similar guidelines. Last year, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) had submitted to the state a proposal to reduce juvenile fishing. A juvenile fish is a fish catch much before it attains its maximum size or has reproduced even once.

Fishing not on, locals fear losing window to net hilsa

October 20, 2019 1:27 pm

The Padma hilsa swims several kilometres upstream to spawn in freshwater around this time, and returns to salty water afterwards.