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OMICS International has published 53 Open Access Articles, 63 Conference Proceedings, 3 Upcoming Conferences, 1 Previous Conferences related to fishery.

A fishery is an entity engaged in raising or harvesting fish which is determined by some authority to be a fishery. According to the FAO, a fishery is typically defined in terms of the "people involved, species or type of fish, area of water or seabed, method of fishing, class of boats, purpose of the activities or a combination of the foregoing features". The definition often includes a combination of fish and fishers in a region, the latter fishing for similar species with similar gear types. Fishery may involve the capture of wild fish or raising fish through fish farming or aquaculture. Directly or indirectly, the livelihood of over 500 million people in developing countries depends on fisheries and aquaculture. Overfishing, including the taking of fish beyond sustainable levels, is reducing fish stocks and employment in many world regions. A report by Prince Charles' International Sustainability Unit, the New York-based Environmental Defense Fund and 50in10 published in July 2014 estimated global fisheries were adding $270 billion a year to global GDP, but by full implementation of sustainable fishing , that figure could rise by as much as $50 billion.

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Scope and Importance:

Fisheries are harvested for their value (commercial, recreational or subsistence). They can be saltwater or freshwater, wild or farmed. Examples are the salmon fishery of Alaska, the cod fishery off the Lofoten islands, the tuna fishery of the Eastern Pacific, or the shrimp farm fisheries in China. Capture fisheries can be broadly classified as industrial scale, small-scale or artisanal, and recreational. Close to 90% of the world’s fishery catches come from oceans and seas, as opposed to inland waters. These marine catches have remained relatively stable since the mid-nineties (between 80 and 86 million tonnes). Most marine fisheries are based near the coast. This is not only because harvesting from relatively shallow waters is easier than in the open ocean, but also because fish are much more abundant near the coastal shelf, due to the abundance of nutrients available there from coastal upwelling and land runoff. However, productive wild fisheries also exist in open oceans, particularly by seamounts, and inland in lakes and rivers. Most fisheries are wild fisheries, but farmed fisheries are increasing. Farming can occur in coastal areas, such as with oyster farms, but more typically occur inland, in lakes, ponds, tanks and other enclosures.

Market Analysis:

Fisheries need to be expressed in concrete management rules in Middle East. In most countries fisheries management rules should be based on the internationally agreed, though non-binding, Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries agreed at a meeting of the USA.'s Food and Agriculture Organization FAO session. The precautionary approach it prescribes is typically implemented in concrete management rules as minimum spawning biomass, maximum fishing mortality rates, etc. The Europe Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia comprehensively reviewed the performance of the world's major fishing nations against the Code. International agreements are required in order to regulate fisheries in international waters. The desire for agreement on this and other maritime issues led to three conferences on the Law of the Sea, and ultimately to the treaty known as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). Concepts in ASIA such as exclusive economic zones (EEZ, extending 200 nautical miles (370 km) from a nation's coasts) allocate certain sovereign rights and responsibilities for resource management to individual countries. Straddling fish stocks, which migrate through more than one EEZ also present challenges. Here sovereign responsibility must be agreed with neighbouring coastal states and fishing entities. Usually this is done through the medium of a regional organisation set up for the purpose of coordinating the management of that stock.

List of Best International Conferences:

3rd Aquaculture Conference , September 29-October 1, 2016, London, UK
2nd Aquaculture Conference , July 11-13, 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Food Preservation Conference, March 31-April 01, 2016, Atlanta, USA
Plant Science Conference, October 31-November 02, 2016, Baltimore, USA
8th Global Food Processing Conference, November 09-11, 2015, Dubai, UAE
7th Food and Beverages Conference, October 08-10, 2015 New Delhi, India
9th Food and Beverages Conference, July 11-13, 2016, Cologne, Germany
2nd Food Safety and Regulatory Measures Conference, June 06-08, 2016, London, UK
5th Agriculture Conference, June 27-29, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa
Food Microbiology Conference, August 08-10, 2016, Birmingham, UK
5th Probiotics, Functional and Baby Foods Conference, September 26-28, 2016, USA
12th Food Processing and Technology Conference October 24-26, 2016, Turkey
3rd Oceanography Conference, July 18-20, 2016, Brisbane, Australia
Aquaculture 2016, Las Vegas, USA
Aquaculture Europe 2016, Edinburgh, UK
World Aquaculture 2016, Surabaya, Indonesia
ICFAEST 2016: 18th International Conference on Fisheries, Aquaculture Economics and Seafood Trade , Prague, Czech Republic
Aquaculture UK 2016, Scotland, UK
VIV MEA 2016, Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Seafood Expo North America 2016, Boston, USA
5th Global Feed and Food Congress (GFFC), Antalya, Turkey
ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2016, Ho chi Minh, Vietnam
Middle East Aquaculture Forum 2016, Izmir, Turkey
The 2nd Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference (FAC 2016), Xian, China
2nd International Conference of Fish and Shellfish Immunology, Maine, USA
International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture 2016, Sabah, Malaysia
Second International Conference on Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Aquaculture 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
EcoSummit 2016, Montpellier, France
Asian Fish Expo2016, Bangkok, Thailand
AquaVision 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
2016 NCR/WAA Aquaculture Conference, Wisconsin, USA

Relevant Societies:

1. Acquacoltura, Europe
2. American Fisheries Society, USA
3. Asian Fisheries Society, Singapore
4. American Tilapia Association, USA
5. Aqua Biotechnology, USA
6. Aquaculture Association of Canada, Canada
7. Aquaculture Development Program, UK
8. Aquaculture Engineering Society, China
9. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, USA
10. California Aquaculture Association, USA
11. Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, Canada
12. Canarian Association of Fish Farmers, Canada
13. China Society of Fisheries, China
14. Dutch Aquaculture Society, Netherlands
15. European Aquaculture Society, Spain
16. European Association of Fish Pathologists, Spain
17. Food and Agriculture Organisation - Fisheries, Italy
18. Federation of European Aquaculture Producers, Turkey
19. Global Aquaculture Alliance, USA
20. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Thailand


2. Americulture Inc, USA
3. Atlantis Aquacultura, USA
4. Aqua Bounty Farms, USA
5. Aquaculture Supply, USA
6. Aqualider, Brazil
7. Aquasafra, Inc, USA
8. Aquaseed, USA
9. Aquavet, Spain
10. Arvo-Kala, USA
11. ASICo (Aquatic Stock Improvement Co., LLC), USA
12. Bluewater Aquaculture, Canada
13. Ceatech, USA
14. El Rosario S.A, france
15. GenoMar, Germany
16. Gramacan, Spain
17. GrupoGranjas Marinas S.A., Greece
18. High Health Aquaculture Inc.
19. Inland Seafarm (Reed Mariculture Inc.), Indonesia
20. Island Scallops, Canada

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