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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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‘Meed’ back after 5-month ban on fishing – People throng fish market

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Meed fish returned to the market on Saturday after a five-month ban on its fishing, and citizens throng the fish markets to buy the favorite fish that tastes lovely, especially when grilled. Chairman of Kuwaiti Fishermen Association Dhaher Al-Suwayan affi rmed the season for Meed fishing …

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Federation chief discounts local fish consumption fear

KUWAIT CITY, May 25: The Parliamentary Environment Committee has announced that it will present its report on the fish kill issue next week. The committee had earlier discussed the issue with representatives of concerned bodies, citing unauthorized drainages as one of the causes of the death of fish. It also …

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Perished fish phenomenon in Gulf waters waning – Poultry meat from a number of countries banned

KUWAIT CITY, May 7, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) announced on Sunday that the perished fish phenomenon in the Gulf waters has diminished. A press release by PAAAFR said that sea surveillance conducted over the last three days showed that no perished fish was …

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RANCID SEWAGE SPILL CONTAMINATES KUWAIT BAY – Natural, man-made causes in fish kill

KUWAIT CITY, May 4, (KUNA): A combination of natural and unnatural causes had triggered a recent rise in fish deaths, a Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) study found on Thursday. In a statement issued to KUNA, KISR noted that around 1,000,000 cubic meters of rancid sewage has spilled into …

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Only a group of ‘chem’ fish died: PAAAFR

Authority forms panel to determine cause KUWAIT CITY, May 3, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources said on Wednesday that “only a group of the [chem] fish have recently perished” in the territorial sea waters. All fish in the local markets are “safe” and only a …

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MP voices concerns over privatization – Call for probe into fish kill

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: The parliamentary Environment Committee on Tuesday discussed the fish kill issue and its work mechanism. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP Adel Al-Damkhi disclosed they agreed to submit a request to the Parliament to instruct the committee to investigate the fish kill issue. …

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