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Fishery

Tailor-made for the aquaculture sector

Fish husbandry workers have played an active part in developing work clothing tailor-made for their wet, windy and messy working conditions.

Catching Atlantic cod in green light

Using fish pots and green light, Swedish fishermen want to prevent seals from stealing their catch.

Skagerrak prawn stocks on the rebound

For years catches of shrimp have been shrinking and fishermen have had good reason to be concerned about their livelihoods. But the crunch on these crustaceans in the Skagerrak seems to be letting up.

Fishing tourists release small cod

Tourists release or throw out as much as 60 percent of the coastal cod caught in Northern Norway.

Fishermen want cod

Better prices cause the coastal fleet to prioritise cod over haddock and saithe.

New ISO standards for fish products

Two new ISO standards for traceability of fish products have been approved. These standards will provide consumers around the globe with access to more information about the seafood they eat.

Coffee and potatoes point the way for herring

The herring has much to learn from potatoes and coffee when it comes to marketing and developing new products.

Differing dangers at sea

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker. Seafarers also run a high risk of accidents.