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64 species of fresh water fish face extinction: Minister

State minister for fisheries and livestock M Ashraf Ali Khan Khosru on Monday informed parliament that 64 species of fresh water fish in the country face extinction.Of them, he said, nine are ...

64 species of fresh water fish face extinction: Minister

Nibbles a specialty at Indonesian restaurant

As he scarfed down a traditional Indonesian meal, Adi Karyanov got himself the two-in-one special at a new restaurant offering pedicures by fish.The tables and chairs at Soto Cokro Kembang in ...

Nibbles a specialty at Indonesian restaurant

Uproot fish-adulterators

The ill-technique of adding water to increase the weight of Boal fish (a species of catfish) and gel-injected shrimp is not a new one. Newspapers have been making headlines over the deception for ...

Uproot fish-adulterators

Aquaculture offers hope for Moroccan fishermen

With fish stocks declining in the Mediterranean, struggling Moroccan fishermen are hoping to turn to aquaculture as a way to secure their future."We don't get anything from the sea anymore, we're ...

Aquaculture offers hope for Moroccan fishermen

Pirarucu, giant prized fish of the Amazon

Its white flesh is tender and tasty, it can measure up to three meters long and weigh more than 200 kilograms: meet the pirarucu, one of the world's largest freshwater fish, and native to the ...

Pirarucu, giant prized fish of the Amazon

‘Blue revolution’, fish farming in Bangladesh ponds

Back in the day, people would bathe in the ponds, wash their clothes and clean their utensils. Fish from the ponds met the daily needs of protein. Many drank the water too.Things have changed. Most ...

‘Blue revolution’, fish farming in Bangladesh ponds

Bangladesh ranks eighth in fish production

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has recognised Bangladesh as the eighth top fish producing country in the world.Based on 2017 data, the Economist Intelligence Unit's ...

Bangladesh ranks eighth in fish production

First ever fish gene database in Bangladesh

A database of 20 species of freshwater fish genes found in Bangladesh has been created for the first time ever in the country through which freshwater fish can be identified precisely. At the same ...

First ever fish gene database in Bangladesh

Puti, tengra, other fish face extinction

Pollution and uncontrolled catching of fish are sending several species towards extinction. About 1.6 million tonnes of fish are produced every year in the country through the initiatives of ...

Puti, tengra, other fish face extinction

Climate change, overfishing take a huge toll on Africa’s Lake Malawi

On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and yellow cedarwood boat carrying its haul.The crew of six deliver a single net of chambo, sardine and tiny usipa fish ...

Climate change, overfishing take a huge toll on Africa’s Lake Malawi
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