Using fishmeal for world domination?

Fishmeal is one of those things that is so important it is ubiquitous. It is at the basis of livestock and aquaculture operation around the world. However, the Seychelles fishmeal industry is in the doldrums. Continue reading Using fishmeal for world domination?

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Illegal Fishing – Pillaging of Seychelles seas continues

P. Mawanda, TODAY Newspaper, 5 May 2015: The country’s move to establish the Blue Economy may remain a pipedream if issues such as illegal fishing are not addressed. But are the authorities adequately armed to deal with the situation? Continue reading Illegal Fishing – Pillaging of Seychelles seas continues

Tagging and Monitoring fish to safeguard Seychelles’ resources

“When I was growing up, I remember a lot of fishermen fishing outside Port Victoria, near what we used to call ‘The Far’. The Light House. In those days there were spawning aggregations of groupers every April. Fishermen knew to fish there for a big catch. This spawning site vanished even before the land reclamation because of overfishing.” Dr Shah, Nature Seychelles CEO said in introducing a workshop presentation on conventional and acoustic tagging of herbivorous fish. Continue reading Tagging and Monitoring fish to safeguard Seychelles’ resources