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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global International Research Team Sequences Rainbow Trout Genome
GLOBAL - Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid...
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Begins Import Quota Policy for Fish
NIGERIA - Nigeria has begun the implementation of a new import quota regime for fish. The aim is to stimulate the country to become self-sufficient in fish production...
Global Fish Farming News from Bangladesh Tilapia Foundation to Hold Workshop on Hatchery Management and Breeding
BANGLADESH - The Bangladesh Tilapia Foundation (BTF) is holding a week long workshop 'Tilapia Hatchery Management, Genetically Improved Breeding Stock Development...
Global Fish Farming News from Japan McDonald's Launches Shrimp Burger in Japan
JAPAN - McDonald’s Japan has begun selling its brand new Avocado Shrimp burger as part of its new range of burgers....
Global Fish Farming News from Philippines White Spot Syndrome Virus Threatening Philippines Shrimp Farms
PHILIPPINES - A lawmaker has called on the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to investigate and eradicate White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that has...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Recognises BAP Farmed Shrimp Standards
GLOBAL- Two-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp standards of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) are equivalent to a yellow “Good Alternative” rating...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishermen's Federation Seeks Clarity on Implications for Fishing in Independence Debate
SCOTLAND - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has written to the Scottish and UK fisheries ministers outlining key questions that must be answered from...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Lobster Fishermen Concerned Over Upcoming Season's Prices
CANADA - With little more than a week before Prince Edward Island's lobster season opens, fishermen are wondering what they will earn for their catch....
Global Fish Farming News from Netherlands Global Oceans Action Summit Focuses on Identifying Solutions for Healthy Oceans
NETHERLANDS - Urgent coordinated action is needed to restore the health of the world’s oceans and secure the long-term well-being and food security of a growing...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Commercial Catches set for Victoria Abalone and Ocean Scallops
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has set the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) for abalone and ocean scallops for the 2014-15...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Asda Drops Wester Ross Salmon Over Environmental Concerns
UK - Asda has dropped the Scottish salmon supplier Wester Ross Fisheries (WRF) due to concerns over its environmental impact....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Salmon Farms Approved in Marlborough Sounds
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Supreme Court of New Zealand has given the go-ahead for three of four new New Zealand King Salmon farms in Marlborough. The new...
Global Fish Farming News from Mexico Calcium Derivatives Obtained from Shellfish Waste
MEXICO - Researchers at the University of Sonora are looking to use the calcium from waste parts of crustaceans (shrimp, crab, lobster and squid) and convert it...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia CleanSeas Tuna Expected to Turn a Profit Sooner Than Expected
AUSTRALIA - Port Lincoln fish farmer Cleanseas Tuna is ahead of schedule and expects to turn a maiden operating profit this financial year as production and sales...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Value of Virginia Oyster and Clam Aquaculture Reaches All-time High
US - Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million, an all-time...
Global Fish Farming News from Denmark First Phase of European Eel Expedition Successfully Completed
DENMARK - DTU's Dana—Denmark's largest marine research vessel—has spent three weeks exploring and gathering samples in the spawning grounds of the European eel...
Global Fish Farming News from Korea, South South Korea Agrees Lower 2014 Fish Quota with Russia
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and Russia signed an agreement on the 2014 fishing quota for South Korea that is a drop from last year's figure on a request from local...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation Adopted by Parliament
EU - The European Parliament endorsed on 17 April a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Lilly to Acquire Novartis Animal Health
GLOBAL - Eli Lilly is to acquire Novartis Animal Health for approximately $5.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Too Much Selenium Reduces Fertility in Fish
NORWAY - High levels of selenium and mercury in combination can reduce fertility in fish, finds a new NIFES study....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Permits Have Tripled in Value
US - Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four brokers shows...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Total Icelandic Fish Catch in March Decreased Between Years
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels in March 2014 decreased by 14.9 per cent at constant prices compared with March 2013, reports Statistics Iceland....
Global Fish Farming News from India Fishing Ban Sends Seafood Prices Soaring in Chennai
INDIA - Seafood prices in Chennai have begun shooting up with the imposition of the 45-day ban on mechanised fishing boats....
Global Fish Farming News from Mozambique Mozambican Tuna Company to Start Operating in 2014
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambican company Empresa Moçambicana de Atum (EMATUM), set up by the government for tuna fishing, is due to start operating this year....
Global Fish Farming News from Philippines Nueva Vizcaya Farmers Receive Free Tilapia Fingerlings
PHILIPPINES - At least 220 farmers in this town recently received free tilapia fingerlings from the local government unit, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Project Promises Better Food Safety in Europe
EU - The PROMISE project, set up in 2012, aims to improve food safety across the EU using a scientific approach focusing on microbiological risks and their mitigation....
Friday, April 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Disease Risk Predicted by New Climate Change Adaptation Tool
EU - A tool to calculate the risk of food and waterborne diseases under current or future climate change conditions has been established following a recent EU funded...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Bizarre Parasite May Provide Cuttlefish Clues
AUSTRALIA - University of Adelaide research into parasites of cuttlefish, squid and octopus has uncovered details of the parasites' astonishing life cycles, and...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Mussel Ready Meals Shortlisted for Illustrious Award
SCOTLAND, UK - Two ready meals produced by the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) have been shortlisted in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards 2014....
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium Seafood Expo in its 22nd Year
BELGIUM - Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global exposition marks the 22nd edition of the event, and the 16th edition of Seafood Processing Global....
 
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