Global Seafood Industry Affected By Virus

Symptoms of the feared Covid-19 virus have popped up in more than just the human body. The global seafood industry, once worth hundreds of billions of dollars, have also been infected and fell sick due to the virus. In fact, the demand for seafood has dropped so severely that prices for fresh produce have also […]

Fish Processing Industry

Fish and other seafood are a principal source of protein in the Malaysian diet. Nationally, the fishing industry generates lots of jobs (especially for the rural community) and revenue for the nation. It is safe to say that fisheries are the foundation for Malaysia’s coastal area’s social development.  The Malaysian fisheries sector was valued at […]

Fish Auctions Online

Bid and buy freshly caught fish from the comfort of your home or even better, your bed? Why not? Online auctions for fish have been growing in popularity around the region, including Malaysia. Though not exactly Tsukiji Market, the famous fish market in Tokyo where the seafood is auctioned in the wee hours of the […]

Asian Seafood Setbacks

The tides have changed for Southeast Asian fishermen who have had to face the hard truth that their livelihoods are threatened by big trawlers and illegal fishermen. Not only are their catches in decline, especially for those who fish near the shore, they also have to compete with other commercial trawlers, water pollution, dangerous labor […]

Where Did My Fish Come From?

See those juicy, plump prawns in your laksa. Ever wondered where they came from? Or what about the ikan bakar that just arrived hot, smoky, and charred together with that side of sambal on your outdoor table? Here in Malaysia, we are blessed with lots of coastal lines and with it, lots of seafood.  We […]