FISHupdate magazine ON SALE NOW –

FISHupdate magazine ON SALE NOW Published:  06 March, 2006

THE first issue of FISHupdate magazine is now on sale, featuring 52 pages of unrivalled coverage of the fishing industry’s key sectors. Fishing Monthly has linked up with its sister monthly publications, European Fish Trader and Fish Farming Today to create FISHupdate, which is on sale at £2.95 a copy.

This month’s top stories include:

Alliance formed to head off haddock crisis

Young’s chief calls for more industry backing for MSC labelling initiative

Aquaculture Today 2006 is set for success

Welsh firms hit the jackpot at Las Vegas aquaculture showcase

New beam trawl rules come under heavy fire

Lancaster chippy lands top acolade

Shetland shellfish conference highlights industry developments

The March issue of FISHupdate also features:

Fisheries Research Services Column – Working towards a sustainable future

Market Watch – Christmas saw seafood sales up by 6.4%

Personality Interview – Jonathan Batchelor, Harrogate’s successful fishmonger

Letters to the Editor

Euro Prices

Lifestyle Section – Featuring restaurant review, seafood recipe, picture album and readers’ competition


French will be winners from bass move, Cornish spokesman warns

UKIP says box stance was “honest”

Around the Ports

Electronics – Electronics are playing a key role in fleet development

Boat Launch – Margaret Sinclair is set for a long career

Technical Talk – Trials for new spider crab pot

Financial Focus – Financial pressures are even tougher


Fish and Chips one of the healthier take-aways says new research study

Hull & Grimsby Focus – Changes and supply stability marks Humber scene

London Scene – Chris Leftwich reports from Billingsgate Market

Donsider – Views on processing in North-East Scotland

Bag-closing technology surges ahead

Smoked Fish – Sector is showing good growth

Supermarket Report


Aquaculture Today 2006 Focus

Research at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling

AKVAFORSK Column – Latest research from Norway

Grower’s Focus – ASSG Chairman Doug McLeod on the proposed ‘Coastal and Marine National Park’

Feed Systems – Industry warned to expect price rises

Harvesting – Barramundi to be harvested in UK

Hatcheries – Fish farmers in Northern Norway lack smolt

For subscriptions contact 01631 568 000.