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New Zealand update – April 2020

In October 2019 Skadia Technologies partnered with Altair Fishing, Fisheries Inshore New Zealand, the Ministry of Primary Industries (Fisheries New Zealand), the New Zealand Department of Conservation and the Auckland Zoo Charitable Trust to run a two-stage pilot of the underwater bait setter in the New Zealand longline fishery. Extensive scientific trials have already proven […]

How do we train seabirds not to follow fishing boats?

Fishermen have always had a relationship with seabirds. For thousands of years, fishermen benefited from seabirds. In China and Japan, fishermen worked with cormorants to catch fish. Fishermen in the South Pacific would watch for seabirds on the horizon to guide where they should fish. The sight of birds was always a good omen for […]

Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Symposium highlights the sustainable seafood movement in Japan and beyond

The Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Symposium (TSSS) is an annual event focused on seafood sustainability in Japan and beyond. Its fifth event, TSSS 2019, was held in Tokyo on 7 and 8 November 2019, and Skadia Technologies participated in this event to learn about the Japanese sustainable seafood initiatives and network with local and global stakeholders. […]

FISH 2.0 and engaging investors in sustainable fishing practices

Skadia Technologies and the Underwater Bait Setter was amongst the 40 businesses selected from a pool of 151 applicants to pitch at this year’s Fish 2.0 Global Investors Forum. A vast diversity of business from Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Norway, the Pacific Islands, the Philippines, Russia, the U.K. and the U.S, pitched to a […]