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Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia has detained 161 North Korean fishermen for fishing illegally in the Sea of Japan, the FSB security service said in a statement on Wednesday.

UK may lack ships to police waters after Brexit: Govt leak

UK may lack ships to police waters after Brexit: Govt leak

Britain could struggle to stop European Union fishing boats illegally entering its waters after a no-deal Brexit due to a lack of enforcement vessels, according to a leaked government email.

EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea

EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea

The EU announced Tuesday an immediate ban on fishing cod, the staple of Britain's fish and chips, in most of the Baltic Sea in response to an impending stock collapse.

Strong winds blow prices up as fishing goes haywire

Strong winds blow prices up as fishing goes haywire

The fish availability in the local markets has been hit heavily in the last few days as adverse weather conditions took a heavy toll on the fishing activities in the waters around Qatar.

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

The black clouds hanging over the boats in Dutch ports Friday were not the remnants of wild winter gales, but harbingers of another devastating storm brewing for Dutch fishermen.

Intense summer heat hits fishing activities in Qatar

Intense summer heat hits fishing activities in Qatar

"It may take at least one more month before we return to our activities in full swing," an elder member of the country's expatriate fishermen community said.

Bangladesh rescues 24 more cyclone survivors from sea

Bangladesh rescues 24 more cyclone survivors from sea

The Bangladesh navy said Friday it has rescued 24 more fishermen from the Bay of Bengal, bringing the total to 80 since a cyclone pounded the country's coastline three days ago.

Israeli navy shoots Gaza fisherman after 'blockade breach'

Israeli navy shoots Gaza fisherman after 'blockade breach'

An Israeli patrol boat fired at Palestinian fishermen accused of breaching the blockade off the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, seriously wounding one, officials said.

Sharks: feared predator in need of protection

Sharks: feared predator in need of protection

Sharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under increasing pressure from unmanaged commercial fishing and desperately in need of further protection.

Sardine and sheri prices go up

Sardine and sheri prices go up

The prices of some of the “cheaper” fish varieties, such as sardine and sheri, have gone up due to a shortage in the local market.

China says Indonesia fired on fishing boats, injuring crewman

China says Indonesia fired on fishing boats, injuring crewman

China accused Indonesia Sunday of firing on its fishermen and injuring one of them, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations in the South China Sea.

Indonesia sinks 27 foreign boats to stop illegal fishing

Indonesia sinks 27 foreign boats to stop illegal fishing

Indonesia sank 27 impounded foreign boats on Monday, a minister said, as the world's largest archipelago nation stepped up a campaign against illegal fishing in its waters.