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"Indian oil sardine stocks show signs of revival after 5-year-long decline"

Report by " K.A. Shaji, Down to Earth

The stocks of the Indian oil sardine, the cheap, tasty, and nutritious variety of marine fish most consumed in Kerala, could be in for a revival in the state after a five-year-long decline, according to scientists.

There are favorable conditions now in the marine ecosystem of Kerala’s southern coast that will facilitate the growth of the sardines, according to scientists from the Kochi-based Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).

Researchers have found scattered batches of immature sardines on the coast. If these are kept safe, it would help Kerala bridge the decline in the last five years, the scientists said.

CMFRI Principal Scientist EM Abdussamad, however, warned fish workers and local consumers against catching the newly found immature sardines instantly.

Read the full report at Down to Earth

"Healthy fisheries, sustainable trade"

Report by Deccan Herald

This month the World Trade Organisation (WTO) deferred a crucial decision that would help in making fisheries around the world more sustainable. This decision has to do with certain subsidies, which many governments provide, that support unsustainable fishing mehods

Read the full report at Deccan Herald

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Feature Stories

Violating Own Laws, Govt Set To Allow 12 New Western Ghat Projects

Article by "NIHAR GOKHALE - Article 14"

Maine shellfish farmers gaining confidence with scallops

Article by "Bonnie Waycott- Global Aquaculture Alliance"

Birth of a Jellyfish

Article by "Joseph-Maria Gili, Ainara Ballesteros & Macarena Marambio- Oceanographic"

Scientists Say Jellyfish Should Become The Next Popular Seafood

Article by "Jacinta Bowler- Science alert"

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