The local administration has imposed a three-month ban on netting, marketing and transportation of fish from Kaptai Lake from May 1.
61-day ban on BD delicacy hilsa catching, transport begins
A two-month government ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting hilsa began on Sunday midnight with a view to boost its production.
‘Hilsa export for even next 5 years not on the cards now’
Dhaka, Jan 6 – The government has no plan to export hilsa now and not even in the next five years.
Covid takes heavy toll on Khulna’s seafood exports in 2020
Khulna (Bangladesh), Jan 4 — Export of frozen shrimps from Khulna to Europe declined drastically in 2020 due to a fall in demand in the continent’s key seafood consuming countries in the wake of Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown.
25 Organizations Building a More Sustainable Fishing Industry
In Celebration of World Fisheries Day Danielle Nierenberg Global consumption of fish and fish products has skyrocketed as eaters seek more environmentally-friendly alternatives to red meat and poultry. This is good news for greenhouse gas emissions, according to the World…
3 detained for fishing with insecticide inside Sundarbans
The Forest Department detained three people from the Sundarbans early Monday for fishing with insecticide in the mangrove forest’s Dacope upazila part under Khulna.
‘Stop importing fish from India’: Jashore fish farmers
Fish farmers and importantly the Fisheries Department of Jashore district are calling for a ban on importing fish from India, at a time when the country’s fish imports from India have doubled through Benapole port.
22-day Hilsa ban begins Oct 14
Dhaka, Sept 17 – A 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting of hilsa will come into effect from October 14 to protect Hilsa with eggs.
25 freed Bangladeshi fishermen return home from India
Over two dozens of Bangladeshi fishermen, detained in Assam, returned home on Wednesday.
Hilsa glut floods Khulna fish markets
Khulna, Aug 10 – Markets of Khulna are being flooded with Hilsa fishes caught from the Bay, since the lifting of a 65-day ban on fishing in the coastal waters was lifted on July 23 The resulting glut of hilsa…
Use modern techniques to save local fish from extinction: PM
Dhaka, July 22 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the people to protect the local species of fish from extinction by using advanced and modern fish farming methods.
Tk 474 mn fish dev project being implemented in Rajshahi
Rajshahi, July 16: A fish development project is being implemented in Rajshahi division aimed at boosting production of fish along with enhancing its productivity and habitat development.
‘Hilsa to be tastier this year as lockdown cleans up rivers’
Dhaka, July 10 – People will get more delicious hilsa on their plates this year thanks to drops in river pollution due to suspension of river transport movement and closure of polluting industries for several months due to coronavirus pandemic,…
65-day fishing ban in Bay begins from Wednesday
The 65-day ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal will begin from Wednesday.
65-day fishing ban in Bay: 23,497 mts VGF rice for fishermen
The government has allocated 23,496.98 metric tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of 4, 19,589 fishermen in 44 upazilas of 12 districts and Chattogram city during the period when fishing in the…
Hilsa fishing resumes as two-month ban ends
Hilsa fishing resumed here early Friday as two-month ban on catching and selling of the national fish ended.
Hilsa fishing to resume early Friday after two-month ban
Fishermen here are set to start catching Hilsa early Friday after a two-month ban on catching, selling and transporting of the national fish ends.
Fisherfolk fix both food and climate by closing fishing grounds
By Kanis Dursin JAKARTA, Mar 23 2020 (IPS) – Samsul sounded very happy last Monday (Mar. 16) when recounting his experience of catching crabs worth more than $60 in a single day. “I hauled over 12 kilograms of crabs on…
Five fishermen jailed for defying hilsa ban in Chandpur
A mobile court sentenced five fishermen to one year’s imprisonment each for catching hilsa in the Meghna River in Sadar upazila on Thursday evening defying the ongoing ban. The fishermen are Badshah Bepari, 40, Yeasin, 38, Shah Jalal, 26, Sekandar,…
Two-month Hilsa fishing ban begins in Bangladesh
The two-month government ban on catching, selling and transporting of Hilsa began Sunday.
Bangladesh detains 24 Sri Lankan fishermen from Bay
Bangladesh Navy members detained 24 Sri Lankan fishermen in the Bay of Bengal for intruding into Bangladesh maritime boundary on Saturday.
A model ecosystem story: Anglers can predict fish stock
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Have I got a fish story for you. Any angler beginning a yarn like that usually ends up spinning a tall tale, an exaggeration or bald-faced lie. Michigan State University researchers, however, have demonstrated that anglers…
New hatchlings give hope for “world’s rarest fish”
SYDNEY, DECEMBER 04, 2019- XINHUA/UNB- A school of newborn Red handfish have given Australian scientists hope of saving what they consider to be the world’s rarest fish, with less than 100 adults currently surviving in pockets around the remote island…
Crab farming recoups loss at virus infested BD shrimp farms
$26.81 lakh earned in five months from crab export KHULNA, DECEMBER 03- The shrimp farmers here who counted suffered repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it…
Catch of large poa fishes makes fisher millionaire overnight
Dhaka, Nov 7 – The lot of a fisherman in Kutubdia Upazila has changed overnight as he sold 81 giant poa fish for Tk 40 lakh (4 million).
Fish consumption up, price down in BD for ‘blue revolution’
Dhaka, Oct 27 – Bangladesh’s recent aquaculture growth has defied predictions so much that it deserves to be called a “Blue Revolution.” Even though aquaculture has enabled over 2 million Bangladeshis to escape poverty from 2000-2010, the country’s fisheries policy…
100000 metres current net trapping hilsa seized in B’baria
Brahmanbaria, Oct 27 (UNB) – A mobile court in separate drives on Saturday seized 1 lakh metres of banned Current Jal from the Meghna River in Sarail upazila.
Poultry, Fish feed industries for 5 pc tax waiver on import
Dhaka, Oct 26 (UNB)- Urging the government to save the poultry sector of the country, feed industries owners on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of five percent advanced tax on import of raw materials of poultry and fish feed.
Indian fisherman sent to Rajshahi jail for catching hilsa
Rajshahi, Oct 18 (UNB) – An Indian fisherman who entered Bangladesh illegally in Charghat upazila here on Thursday was sent to jail on Friday as two cases were filed against him for trespassing and catching hilsa.
3 policemen suspended for mother hilsa illegal transport
Three policemen were suspended on Wednesday night for transporting mother Hilsa defying a government ban.