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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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KD 300,000 loss incurred by traders of imported fish

Atmosphere at new location neither helpful nor comfortable KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: There was an increase in the complaints of traders of imported fish during the first two days of the application of the decision to transfer the fish market in Al-Mubarakiya to Sharq. Majority of the complaints were concerning …

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Prices high as Pomfret season kicks off

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The season for fishing Zubaidi started Sunday, after being banned for 45 days. Meanwhile, the current prices per kilo of different types of fish are as follows: KD 6 for Hamour, KD 7 for Balol, KD 13 to KD 14 for Zubaidi, KD 5.500 for Sha’am, …

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Zubaidi fishing season starts today after 45 days ban: KFU

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union (KFU) Dhahar Al-Souyan affirmed that the fishing season for “Zubaidi” (Silver or White Pomfret) will start on Sunday, July 16 after a 45-day fishing ban. In a press statement, he indicated that, “The union is waiting for the start of shrimp …

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Ample supply of mullet fish in country – Auction only after Asr prayers

KUWAIT CITY, July 4: Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union Dhahar Al-Suyan has affirmed that there is an increase in supply of mullet fish (meid) amid the increase in demand for fish in the country. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Al- Suyan indicated the interest of consumers to buy fresh …

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