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24 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from European Union More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Seafood Expo: EU Fishing Industry to Boost Sustainable Image
EU - The European fishing sector is to make a concerted bid to boost the image of the industry in the eyes of consumers and European governments....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Guide Released for Seabird Mitigation Devices in Trawl Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A new guide for developing new seabird mitigation devices in trawl fisheries has been released by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Declining Biomass Sparks Calls to Close Pacific Sardine Fishery
US - The Pacific Fishery Management Council has urged the National Marine Fisheries Service to close the Pacific sardine fishing season as quickly as possible, citing...
Global Fish Farming News from Indonesia Asian, African Countries Urged to End Fisheries Subsidies
INDONESIA - An Indonesian government minister urged member nations of the Asian-African Conference this week to end fisheries subsidies that may trigger environmental...
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Report Highlights Trends, Insights in the US Seafood Industry
US - With its large commercial fishing areas in the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, the US was the fourth largest harvester of wild caught seafood...
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Access to Chile Aquaculture Antibiotic Use Denied
CHILE - Oceana has reported that the Transparency Council has decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed...
Global Fish Farming News from Global New Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative to be Available from 2018
GLOBAL - A new sustainable fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Sustainability Law Respected in Snapper Fishing Competition
AUSTRALIA - Fishers competing in the recent Whyalla Snapper fishing competition have been praised for their conduct by South Australian Fisheries Officers....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Aquaculture Zone Proposed in South Australia
AUSTRALIA - The South Australian state government is seeking public feedback on ideas for a new aquaculture zoning policy for Franklin Harbor on the Eyre Peninsula....
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Chilean Salmon Aquaculture Health Improving
CHILE - According to the national director of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture, José Miguel Burgos, 2014 has been a good year for farmed salmon health, noting...
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Method to Detects Harmful Oyster Disease
US - A new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish has been discovered...
23 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium Seafood Expo: Aquaculture Certification Programmes to Combine Audits
BELGIUM - Three leading aquaculture certification programmes, ASC, BAP and GLOBALG.A.P. are to combine their checklists for farms that seek more than one certificate....
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium Seafood Expo: Chilean Artisanal Fishermen Display MSC Certification
BRUSSELS - A delegation of artisanal lobster fishermen from the Chilean Juan Fernández Islands featured on the Chilean pavilion at the Seafood Global Expo in Brussels...
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Government Gives Boost to Shrimp Aquaculture
GHANA - The Ghanaian government has announced plans to improve shrimp larvae production to supply shrimp farmers in the country....
Global Fish Farming News from Mexico New Shrimp Net Design More Fuel Efficient, Reduces Bycatch
MEXICO - Researchers at the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) have created a new shrimp net design which is more fuel efficient, more environmentally friendly...
Global Fish Farming News from China Scallop Fishery First Chinese Fishery to Achieves MSC Certification
CHINA - The Chinese scallop fishery, Zoneco has become the first Chinese fishery to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification....
Global Fish Farming News from Global New Report Values World's Oceans at $24 trillion
GLOBAL - The value of the ocean’s riches rivals the size of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a newreport released...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New ISA Outbreak Suspected in Halsa
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 10224 Korsneset in Halsa municipality, Møre og Romsdal county....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Welsh Seafood Promoted at Global Seafood Expo
WALES, UK - A Welsh government minister has joined eight Welsh seafood companies at the Brussels Seafood Global Expo, the largest seafood trade event in the world....
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium Risks and Challenges in Aquaculture Discussed at Seafood Expo Global
BELGIUM - A panel of industry representatives at Seafood Expo Global have discussed the pivotal issues in aquaculture that need to be tackled, highlighting feed...
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium Seafood Expo: Aquaculture Stewardship Council Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Rapid Growth
BELGIUM - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has seen an increase of 100 per cent in the number of farms certified over the last year....
22 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from France Acoustic Device Helps Prevent Sea Bream Damage to Shellfish Farms
FRANCE - An acoustic device to scare away sea bream causing damage to mussel and oyster stocks has been developed by the French Research Institute for Exploitation...
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium SeafoodExpo: Chile Stakes Claim for Export Boost at Seafood Global Expo
BELGIUM - Chile’s food production leads the Latin American bloc for food security according to the Global Food Security Index from the Economist Intelligence Unit...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union European Seabirds at Risk from West African Fishing
EU - Conserving West African coastal waters is also important for conserving European seabirds, suggests new research. The study shows that both adult and juvenile...
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium SeafoodExpo: Commissioner Calls for Global Effort to Stop Illegal Fishing
BELGIUM - An appeal has been launched for the international community to do more to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing around the world....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norway Reports Drop in Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 13 April – 19 April the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 39.35 per kilo. This a fall of 6.8 per cent, compared to the previous...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fisheries Act Changes to Strengthen Aquaculture Regulation
CANADA - Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, which came into force yesterday, 21 April, signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Seafood Portal Helps Facilitate Sustainable Seafood Trade
ANALYSIS - Seafood buyers around the world will now be able to quickly identify suppliers that can meet their specific buyer requirements thanks to the launch of...
Global Fish Farming News from Belize Belize Shrimp Farms Achieve ASC Certification
BELIZE - Five Belize shrimp farms have been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification....
 
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