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    European Union and Norway to safeguard western Baltic herring stocks

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    Aquaculture boosts Australia’s seafood value to $3.63 billion in 2023

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    Sernapesca reports no dissemination of ISA virus in Magallanes

    The protocols are still being followed, in spite of the positive news: the virus has not been disseminated.

    Non-Norwegian vessels can’t fish snow crabs in the Svalbard archipelago

    The Supreme Court of Norway upholds the decision of the Directorate of Fisheries and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, which had already rejected the request made by a Latvian vessel.

    UK is “alone in Europe” in restricting cultivation of Pacific oysters

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    Last call for the Scottish to apply to the “wild fisheries fund”

    Fishing groups have until March 31 to submit applications to the "wild fisheries fund". The purpose of the program is to help save Scotland's wild salmon.

    AQUABIOPRO-FIT captures the attention of the highest echelons of society

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