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Orange Roughy Gets Top International...

Friday 9 December 2016

Today’s announcement that New Zealand’s key orange roughy fisheries have gained the international gold standard for sustainable fishing demonstrates...

Seabird trip a success

Thursday 8 December 2016

Westport and Greymouth fishermen visited the breeding colony of one of the West Coast’s unique seabirds, the Westland petrel, hosted by the Westland...

Selling the seafood story in rural North...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

What was once a small, rural Kaikoura-based fish delivery service has now grown into a thriving business in Rangiora, north of Christchurch.

Maui dolphin numbers increase

Wednesday 7 December 2016

A new estimate of Maui dolphin numbers is encouraging for the future of the species, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister...

New seabird mitigation device being trialled

Wednesday 7 December 2016

The fishing industry around the globe is grappling with the issue of seabird bycatch in surface longline fisheries. There are several solutions...

SIL project promises economic and environmental...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

A series of trials to improve the feed conversion ratio of farmed king salmon will improve economic return and environmental impact, say project...

Winds of fortune

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Many New Zealanders doubt their daily weather forecast but as Brendon Burns discovers, a SIL-funded research project is matching climate patterns...

Science to maximise returns in a sustainable...

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Seafood Innovations Ltd (SIL) and industry-funded research into the varying conditions of rock lobster across the seasons is bringing substantial...

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