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23 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Faroe Islands Bakkafrost tops Q1 table despite ISA challenge
Bakkafrost’s farming segment harvested 13,200 tonnes at an EBIT of NOK 34.27 per kg in the first quarter of the year – an impressive margin despite facing a...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Record quarter for Norway Royal
Today Norway Royal Salmon (NRS) has reported the highest quarterly operational EBIT (MNOK 205) and EBIT/kg (NOK 28.60) for a first quarter in the history of the...
22 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom £1m available for aquaculture innovation
A £1 million innovation fund aimed at small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands is now open to applications....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fishmeal substitute passes taste test
Sashimi derived from yellowtail fed a diet containing a novel fishmeal replacement has passed a consumer taste test with flying colours....
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Kiwi students engage in mussel culture
Nearly 200 biology students were given an introduction to mussel culture at New Zealand’s Cawthron Aquaculture Park this month....
Global Fish Farming News from France Biomar targets African aqua expansion
A new range of high performance tilapia and African catfish feeds has been launched BioMar – a sign of the growing importance and sophistication of the aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: budget struggle threatens salmon jobs
Salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a third special session to try and agree on a state budget. It is the...
16 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Thailand INVE seals Thai tilapia deal
INVE has signed an agreement that will result in a range of its tilapia products being distributed by one of Thailand’s largest quality tilapia fry and feed providers,...
15 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Russian Federation Nutriad appoints Key Account Manager in Russia
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announces the appointment of Mr Roman Krikovtsov as Key Account Manager for the Russian market. ...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Stage set for inaugural Aquaculture UK Conference
A comprehensive insight into the state of the British aquaculture industry, the research that underpins it and how it compares with the rest of the global aquaculture...
12 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Pressure to stamp out forced labour in EU waters
A resolution inviting the EU to end forced labour practices in its waters was signed by a coalition of fisheries leaders and maritime workers’ and employers’...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tough quarter for Shetland salmon
Salmon harvests in Shetland were at historically low levels in the first quarter of the year – while the archipelago usually produces around 40,000 tonnes annually,...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Krill firm reports solid start to the year
Aker BioMarine, the integrated biotechnology company that supplies krill-derived ingredients to the aquafeed and consumer health industries, has reported a strong...
11 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Tuna rules tightened by ISSF
Three new and two amended conservation measures to facilitate continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries have been announced by the International Seafood Sustainability...
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Report reignites sea lice debate
Returns of wild adult salmon can be reduced by more than 50% in years following high lice levels on nearby salmon farms during the smolt out-migration, according...
Global Fish Farming News from United States ASC eyes North American opportunities
In a bid to gain more traction in North America, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has appointed Peter Redmond as its first Vice President of Market Development...
10 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium NUTRIAD announces new marketing appointments
Nutriad, world leader in feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture, announced the appointment of Jeroen De Gussem as Marketing Director and Joke Van...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Call for more wild lumpfish research
Understanding the natural behaviour of lumpfish is likely to be the key to devising a strategy for how best to deploy them as cleanerfish in salmon cages....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shetland still struggling with sea lice
Scottish Sea Farms harvested no fish from its Shetland operations in the first quarter of the year, due to the ongoing impact of high lice levels in the region....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Record quarter for Marine Harvest Scotland
A combination of good prices and lowered operating costs at sea has seen Marine Harvest Scotland experience a record start to the year, despite CMS outbreaks at...
09 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Top tips for cleanerfish feeding
Feeds and feeding techniques were amongst the key topics discussed at the International Cleaner Fish Summit in Glasgow today....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fishmeal replacement now commercially available
The first batch of FeedKind fishmeal replacement to be produced at Calysta’s new production plant on Teesside is now commercially available for feed manufacturers....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Losses mount for GM salmon firm
AquaBounty, the biotechnology company known for its GM AquaAdvantage salmon strain, has posted losses of just over $2 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Hefty funding for novel marine fish research
A project to advance aquaculture technology for high-value marine fish such as tuna and hirame (Japanese flounder) has received $1.5 million in funding....
08 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Frozen rockfish in short supply
Poor weather conditions and a strong fresh market have kept frozen rockfish inventories bare, leading up to the busy summer season, according to Kyla Ganton, in...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Glasgow gathering tackles cleanerfish conundrums
Overviews of the use of cleanerfish in Scotland, Norway, Iceland, the Faroes and Ireland made for a fascinating first afternoon of the inaugural International Cleaner...
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam Norwegians seek to export aquaculture technology to Vietnam
Executives from 16 Norwegian aquaculture businesses have taken part in a workshop in Vietnam in order to promote how technology could help develop the sector’s...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Seabird safety prioritised by Australian fleet
New measures that aim to help reduce the bycatch of seabirds have been introduced by the fishing industry in Southern Australia....
07 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: countdown to salmon season
Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than two weeks. The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at Copper River and the...
05 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Egypt Boost for Egyptian tilapia feed capacity
Aller Aqua has added a new production line to its Egyptian feed mill – a move that will increase its production capacity to over 100,000 tonnes a year....
 
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