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AP lags behind in prawn, fish processing units 18 Sep 2017
 
Though Andhra Pradesh is marching ahead in fish and prawn production, it lags in food processing units in aquaculture and reaching the targets set by the government.In the first quarter of this financial year 2017-18, aquaculture registered a growth rate of 42 percent against the target set by 36 percent.     
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Source: The Hans India
Kerala, India eyes aquaculture to increase fish production 18 Sep 2017
 
India’s Kerala state is eyeing aquaculture as a means to increase fish production and counter its dwindling wild fishery stock that has been caused by marine pollution and overfishing.     
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Source: SeafoodSource
Fisheries chief pitches for open sea cage culture 16 Sep 2017
 
Fish farmers and marine entrepreneurs in Goa can benefit from schemes under Blue Revolution in order to enhance their income in the fisheries sector. This was stated by Dr Shamila Monteiro, director of fisheries while speaking at a seminar on the export potential of marine products hosted by the World Trade Centre, Goa on Friday.     
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Source: The Times of India
Desi shrimps set to be the next big fish in the market 10 Sep 2017
 
When a contagious viral disease struck the Indian shrimp industry in the 1990s, taking native species like Asian tiger shrimps (peneaus monodon) off the market, an exotic species from Latin America, the Pacific white shrimp (peneaus vannamei) came to the rescue of the ailing industry.     
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Source: The Times of India
Fish processing unit and cold storage to be set up in West Bengal’s Digha to boost exports 07 Sep 2017
 
The Bengal Government is planning to set up the infrastructure to enhance fish exports from the region for which an industrial-standard fish processing unit and a cold storage is being planned for Digha.     
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Source: Knn
Shrimp Exports: India turns world No 1 in 2016 24 Aug 2017
 
Seafood exports from the country hit an all-time high last fiscal with the total revenue touching $5.78 billion, or Rs 37,870.90 crore, by exporting 11,34,948 tonne seafood products, largely due to a robust demand for frozen shrimp and fish.     
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Source: Financial Express
Research body moots development plan to double fish farmers’ income 22 Aug 2017
 
As part of doubling farmers' income by 2022 under the New India Movement introduced by the Centre, a seven-point development plan for the farmers in Ernakulum district will be declared on Thursday at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).     
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Source: The Times of India
Deep sea fishing project receives good response 22 Aug 2017
 
The ‘deep sea fishing project’, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on July 27 to end bottom trawling in the Palk Bay, has evoked good response with more than 300 fishermen evincing interest in the venture.     
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Source: The Hindu
Focus on augmenting fish production 17 Aug 2017
 
Despite having a massive domestic market, the availability of snakehead fish, a non-vegetarian’s delight, witnessing a significant downward trend over the years. This freshwater fish is also known as murrel, koramenu, korramatta, bomme, etc.     
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Source: The Hans India
Visakhapatnam marine production touches 1.54 L tonnes 10 Aug 2017
 
At a time when the state government has identified the fisheries sector as a growth engine for social economic development and chalking out different strategies to tap the potential of marine industry, Visakhapatnam district has recorded phenomenal growth in marine production in the past five years     
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Source: The Hans India
 
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