The status of shark fisheries and their management in Seychelles undergoes review

05-06-2024 - The Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA) in partnership with the Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) recently completed a survey of the artisanal elasmobranch (sharks, rays and guitarfish) catch. This entailed an intensive 12-month survey of the 2023 catch focused on the main Victoria market and landing sites around the North of Mahe. The method utilised duplicated that of a previous survey undertaken in 2013 under the UNDP GEF Biodiversity Mainstreaming project. The objective therefore being to compare the results of the two years and see if there were any significant changes in the shark catch and guitarfish catch – the ray catch was not monitored in the 2013 survey. Read more

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The Aquaculture Department reaches out to Career Guidance Teachers

The Aquaculture Department reaches out to Career Guidance Teachers

25-04-2024 - A one-day workshop was held at the Seychelles Maritime Academy for career guidance teachers from schools across Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue. This workshop held on Tuesday 23rd April, was organized by the Aquaculture Department to enhance the knowledge of the teachers about the aquaculture industry and its different career opportunities.  Read More >>

Seychelles showcases its best products at Seafood Expo in Barcelona

Seychelles showcases its best products at Seafood Expo in Barcelona

25-04-2024 - Fish exporters and government partners from Seychelles are participating in the Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, Spain, to enhance the reputation of the island nation's seafood industry and provide promising new market opportunities for its growing private sector.  Read More >>

Seychelles and Comoros sign agreement to help combat IUU fishing in EEZ

Seychelles and Comoros sign agreement to help combat IUU fishing in EEZ

19-04-2024Seychelles and Comoros signed an agreement for better relations in fisheries to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing on Friday. The Minister of Fisheries and the Blue Economy, Jean-Francois Ferrari, signed the agreement on behalf of Seychelles and Ali Youssouf, the director general for Fisheries for Comoros on behalf of Houmed M'Saidie, the Minister for Fisheries in Comoros.  Read More >>