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Jun 21, 2011

AFMA and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) are assisting 12 operators with installation of on-board cameras to assist them to comply with a Temporary Order requirement in the Gillnet Hook and Trap (GHAT) Fishery.

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May 6, 2011

AFMA Update

Under a temporary order that came into effect on 1 May 2011, the existing area closed to gillnet fishing in the Gillnet, Hook and Trap (GHAT) sector of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery was increased to protect sea lion colonies.

Further changes to management arrangements under the temporary order will mean that sea lions, dolphins and some shark species will be better protected and interactions more accurately monitored. Measures have also been put in place to reduce seabird interactions.

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May 5, 2011

Mures Mothers Day Specials

 

Mures Fish Tales

 

Are Closed Blue Mussels Safe To Eat ?

 

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Apr 12, 2011

By David Beresford

The Tasmanian Southern Rocklobster Fishery has been under review since late 2009 by the Wild Fisheries Management Branch of DPIPWE in order to address stock decline and to replace the current rules which expire this year.

The review is in its final consultation phase and was released for public comment on the 6th of April, a summary of the proposed changes for Commercial Fishers are as follows.

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Apr 11, 2011

By Nicole Eckersley

Aquaculture specialist Clean Seas Tuna has reported a new milestone in its pioneering Southern Bluefin Tuna research, reporting a successful transfer of its young tuna into sea cages.

After last month’s world-first successful transfer, the company has followed with a second batch of 60 young tuna fingerlings. A total of 85 juvenile tuna are now living in the company’s sea cages, with Clean Seas reporting that they are feeding extremely well and have grown to around 15cm in length.

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Mar 26, 2011

Mures Media Release

We refer to recent media articles in relation to a toxic algal bloom in Huon Estuary and Port Esperance waters.

We wish to advise customers any shellfish products purchased from any Mures outlets are perfectly safe for consumption.

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Aug 16, 2010

Mures Fishing Pty Ltd won the Reserve Champion Seafood Award for their Mures Marinated Blue-Eye Trevalla and received the following awards for their seafood products.

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May 27, 2010

AFMA has re-instated closures in the Seiner’s and Everard horseshoe areas off the Victorian coast within the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery.
These closures have been implemented as a precautionary measure to protect Pink Ling and upper-slope dogfish stocks.
The closures apply to all fishing methods in the fishery, and are effective from the 25 May 2010.

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May 26, 2010

BP oil spill has devastated NZ$2 billion worth of fisheries.
The United States government has officially declared a disaster over the damage done to Gulf of Mexico fisheries by the ruptured BP oil well. Currently 20% of the United States' commercial fishing resource in the Gulf has been closed by the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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May 20, 2010

Testing seafood caught in the oil-hit Gulf of Mexico could be necessary for decades following the Deepwater Horizon explosion, according to officials and scientists.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service acting director Rowan Gould said the spill will affect the Gulf, and possibly the entire North American region, for years if not decades.

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May 13, 2010

Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil could help mitigate bone breakdown that occurs during spaceflight and in osteoporosis, Nasa-sponsored studies have revealed.
The scientists found that adding a specific omega-3 fatty acid to cells inhibit the activation of factors that lead to bone breakdown.

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Mar 24, 2010

Adding seaweed to bread, biscuits and yogurt can reduce the amount of fat absorbed by the body by up to 75%, a new study finds.
The natural fibre alginate found in sea kelp, which is used in small quantities in food as a thickener, helps reduce the absorption, researchers at Newcastle University

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