Rare Red Squid

For those inspired by stories of the Kraken, here’s one for you. This five-kilo beast was recently brought aboard the FV Independent while mid-water trawling for arrow squid at the Snares. Having not seen a squid like this before, Independent Fisheries Ltd Operations Manager, Stephen Bishop, notified scientists at NIWA…

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Sustainable seafood shines in eBook

The Marine Stewardship Council has published a gallery-style eBook of MSC certified seafood titled ‘Sustainable seafood and where to find it’. The 33-page resource contains information on 28 species found in the waters of Australia, New Zealand, Western Central Pacific and selected Asian countries, all of which hold the blue…

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Seafood sustainability improves and meets international standards

The Environment Aotearoa Report 2019, released today by the Ministry for the Environment and StatsNZ, shows the environmental performance of New Zealand’s seafood industry has improved markedly. Recognition of this is welcomed by the Deepwater Group, representing the deepwater seafood sector including quota owners harvesting hoki, hake, ling, southern blue…

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