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Fish rates keep rising – Price of 10 kgs Pomfret fish equivalent to price of 2 sheep

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: The price of all kinds of fish continues to soar in spite of the favorable weather conditions for fishing, report Al-Rai daily. The daily said, during auction yesterday at the Souk Sharq 10 kilos of Zubaidi (Pomfret fish) fetched KD 120 equivalent of the price of …

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PAAAFR to reduce fishing licenses

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17 : Deputy Director General of Fish Resources at Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Eng Marzouq Al-Azmi has affirmed the authority’s intention to reduce the number of fishing licenses to less than 450 in order to revitalize and increase fish stock, reports Aljarida …

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Cheaters waiting the wrath of law

Fish wearing contact lenses? KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Shops selling inedible fish and involved in cheating are waiting the wrath of the law, reports Al-Anba daily. This came after a video was posted on social media revealing the fraudulent act. It has been reported the suspects placed a kind of …

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Consumers concerned as ‘plastic-eyed’ fish clip goes viral

 KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: The Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry is conducting intensive investigation into the video clip that went viral on social media showing a fishmonger replacing the eyes of fish with plastic to make it appear fresh, reports Al- Rai daily. The …

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Kuwaitis decry the escalating prices of fish in the ‘market’

Boat owners cite high labor cost, low number of fishermen KUWAIT CITY, July 1: The issue of rising fish prices continues to dominate the local scene, where citizens have stressed that their purchasing power of fish is dwindling and cannot provide fish on their table daily, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The …

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‘Illegal fishing threatens bio-diversity, fish stocks’

New cleaning contracts on the anvil KUWAIT CITY, June 6, (KUNA): The illegal fishing had grave consequences on biological diversity and sustainability of fish stocks, the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) warned Tuesday. The greedy fishermen who do not abide by fishing laws and regulations were unfairly making gains …

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Zubaidi (pomfret fish) prices stable

KUWAIT CITY, May 12:The supply of huge quantities of Iranian Zubaidi fish, about 50 tons, in the fish market on Tuesday did not affect the prices of local Zubaidi fish, which continued to sell at a rate of KD 8-KD 10 per kg, while the prices of Iranian Zubaidi fell …

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Panel to continue deliberation on issue of dead fish

Assembly to discuss lifting immunity of two legislators KUWAIT CITY, April 14:The Environment Committee of the National Assembly will continue to discuss the issue of dead fish during its meeting Monday and also the committee’s mandate to follow up the issue of protecting public parks, developing them and looking into …

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Quantity of fish reduced by 80 pc compared to 1990s

Studies indicate natural and human-related reasons KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The quantity of fish in Kuwaiti territorial waters has reduced by 80 percent compared to the 1990s, as per private and official studies. These studies indicate about some natural and human-related reasons for the reduction in the fish quantity. According …

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Phenomenon of fish kill returns to haunt marine environment

Several activists cite sewer and drainage water as main culprit KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The phenomenon of fish kill has returned to haunt the marine environment in a manner which environmental activists describe as dangerous, reports Al-Qabas daily. With several dead fish afloat in the country’s water bodies, there’s urgent …

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