Electrofishing News

  • Artificial fish habitats along Somali coast to benefit coastal communities

    FAO, working with the European Union, has just completed the deployment of 25 "fish magnets" along Somalia's 3,300-km coastline, a move that will boost the nation's small-scale artisanal fisheries. The Fish-Aggregating Devices (FADs) consist of a floating buoy and "habitat mat" a few metres across. Plant life quickly grows under the mat, attracting large numbers of fish -- in essence creating new ...

  • Philippine fishers and fish farmers facing immense damage to sector

    Philippine fishers face immense damage to the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in regions affected by Typhoon Haiyan, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said today, calling for prompt and sustainable actions to help rebuild livelihoods. “Even though we still only have a partial picture, it is clear that the damage caused to the fisheries sector is immense and spans the entire value ...

  • MSC launches new film to engage developing world fisheries

    The MSC has launched its new film Our Fisheries, Our Future: Sustainable Fishing in the Developing World. This is the latest initiative support the positive transformation of seafood resources management in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia. With around half ...

  • Small-scale Swedish freshwater fishery gains international recognition through MSC

    The Swedish small-scale pike-perch fishery has been successfully re-assessed against the MSC environmental standard, and can once again be sold to key European fresh fish markets with the blue ecolabel. Overcoming challenges The fishery was the world’s first freshwater fishery and the first Swedish fishery to become MSC certified in 2006. The 30 fishermen working on ...

  • Autobahn Goes Electro Once Again

      It's more than a touch ironic that it was a German band which created the electronic music classic 'Autobahn' in 1974. Wind forward nearly 50 years and it will be a million German electric cars which will be 'fahren, fahren, fahren' auf der Autobahn' by the year 2020, according to the gathered opinions of industry experts in a study by Horvath & Partners and the European Business ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Gaps in traps make for sustainable fisheries

    Fitting traditional fish traps with 'escape gaps' dramatically reduces the catch of non-target fish while maintaining fishers' incomes, according to research in Kenya. Key to protecting fisheries is increasing sustainability without sacrificing the size of fishers' catches, Emmanuel Mbaru a researcher with the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Hako Sherpa S Series: electro transporters and electro tow tractors for tough everyday logistics

    The new electro transporters and electro tow tractors of the Hako Sherpa S range have been especially designed for logistics tasks – even under heavy duty application conditions. Powerful drive motors with three phase current technology, a particularly robust chassis combined with a comfortable workplace offer all prerequisites for a long life and economical usage. In the S Series there are ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • New Hako-Sherpa M model range from Hako-Werke GmbH

    The whole Hako range encompasses 6 programme areas: apart from machines for industrial and contract cleaning, City cleaning, grounds care and maintenance, compact tool carriers and transporters, system solutions for transport logistics complete the range of products on offer.Presentation of Innovations at the CeMAT 2008During the CeMAT 2008 the company will be introducing new electro transporters ...


    By Hako GmbH

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