Lithuania in the Eurofish Magazine

by Thomas Jensen

CapitalLithuaniaCapital: Vilnius

 PopPopulation: 2.88 million 
 (2016, Eurostat)

EuroGDP: €61 billion
(2015, Eurostat)

Euro  GDP/capita: €11,600 
  (2015, Eurostat)

Overview of the Lithuanian coverage in the Eurofish Magazine

Eurofish Magazine 4 2019

Page 29 Lithuania fisheries and aquaculture – Solid growth in Baltic Sea pelagic catches
Page 33 Programme to educate school pupils about fish farming is an unqualified success – Farmed in the EU
Page 36 Fish & Fish produces eel for the Dutch market – New products and expanded markets
Page 38 FishNet produces large trout for Lithuanian consumers – Processing facility to open soon
Page 40 Vasaknos supplies the domestic market with fresh fish, and hot and cold smoked products – Fully integrated from farm to fork
Page 43 The Vilkauda FLAG supports inland fishing and pond aquaculture – Obligation to create jobs slows implementation of strategy


Eurofish Magazine 2 2018 

Page 55 Compensation for losses caused by seals – Fishers and Phocids can now coexist amicably
Page 56 Šilute˙ Agricultural School is the first institution in Lithuania to offer a specialisation in aquaculture – Programme to create aquaculture entrepreneurs


Eurofish Magazine 3 2017

Page 30 New government brings fresh approach to fisheries and aquaculture policy – Balancing capacity with resources for greater profitability
Page 32 Fisheries and aquaculture in Lithuania – Fishers and farmers increasingly add value to their production
Page 36 Fisheries Service activities contribute to the abundance of salmonids in Lithuanian waters – Breeding salmon and sea trout for restocking
Page 38 Islauzo Zuvis, a pond fish farm dedicated to production the natural way – Balancing the interests of nature with those of commerce
Page 40 JFish breeds African catfish for the Lithuanian market – Fresh, smoked, or prepared by a chef
Page 42 Fishery Enterprises Association, Lampetra – A PO for the Curonian lagoon fisheries
Page 44 Lithuania’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Laboratory – A new centre for international collaboration
Page 47 SLP Zuvis processes fish caught from the Curonian lagoon for local markets – Smoking freshwater species the traditional way

Eurofish Magazine 4 2016

Page 43 Demand for fresh local fish encourages producers to open their own outlets – Buying farmed fish directly from the source
Page 45 Sea-fisheries and aquaculture laboratory opens in Lithuania – An investment in developing Lithuanian maritime technology

Eurofish Magazine 4 2015

Page 26 Carp still dominates production, but the number of farmed species is growing in Lithuania – Support for environmentally friendly aquaculture
Page 29 The Lithuanian fisheries sector – Positive indicators abound
Page 34 Fisheries control in Lithuania is highly organised – Tight surveillance reduces infringements
Page 36 Dese processes frozen Atlantic herring for different markets – Unwavering focus on herring products
Page 38 Vasaknos can off er products packaged in modified atmosphere or vacuum – Smoked products replace live fish
Page 40 Atlantic currently has vessels in the North Atlantic and the South Pacific – Lack of EU-Mauritania agreement hits high seas fishers hard
Page 42 Work at the Zeimena hatchery contributes to the healthy status of inland fish stocks – Salmon and sea trout delisted from Lithuania’s red book


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