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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Oyster Aquaculture to Benefit from Aboriginal Bursary
AUSTRALIA - The inaugural SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students has been awarded to Flinders University aquaculture honours student Shaun Henderson whose...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
MSD Showcasing Support Packages and Treatments at Aquaculture UK
UK - MSD Animal Health the UK’s leading supplier of vaccines and pharmaceutical products for the aquaculture industry, will be located at stand 75 at AQUACULTURE...
India Calls for a Boost in Aquaculture Research
INDIA - Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit has stressed the need for intensifying research activities to improve the ecological and economic sustainability of fish and...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Vaccination of Farmed Fish Good for Animals and Thus for Humans
NETHERLANDS - More than half of the fish consumed worldwide is cultivated in ponds or tanks and the percentage of cultivated fish in relation to wild fish is increasing....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Reported on Croatian Trout Farm
CROATIA - A new outbreak of Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) has been reported in the Lika-Senj area of Croatia....
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Harmful Algal Bloom Warnings in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Four red tides have been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported (May 9)....
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a salmon farm in Bø, Nordland....
Suspected Pancreas Disease on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is strong suspicion of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a site in Nærøy municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
Larger Salmon Smolts Produce Healthier Fat
NORWAY - Farmed salmon is rich in fat, but fillets of farmed salmon contain less marine omega-3 than previously, because a large fraction of the fish oil in the...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Zinc Content in Animal Feed Reduced
EU - The European Food Safety Authority is proposing a reduction of the maximum permitted content of zinc in feed for all animal species....
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Government Warns Fish Farmers About Antibiotic Use
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish cage and fish pond operators against feeding fish stocks with antibiotics to hasten...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Seafood Global Expo: Viet Nam Moves to Build Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese fisheries and aquaculture sector is aiming to maintain current levels of production and exports of pangasius so that the industry can improve...
Seafood Global Expo: Zonal Management to Help Beat Disease Outbeaks
BELGIUM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance set out details of its zone management scheme at the opening of the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on Tuesday, writes...
Courts Reject Chilean Salmon Company's Immunity from Harvesting
CHILE - The Court of Appeals of Valparaíso has refused the application for protection filed by the salmon company Invermar SA....
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Weekly Overview: US Fisheries Reports Show Improvements in Stock Health and the Fishing Economy
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a new US fisheries economics report from NOAA has revealed that commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than...
New Guide to Help Reduce Pesticide Pollution in Aquatic Ecosystems
EU - Pollution from agricultural pesticides can present a serious threat to aquatic ecosystems. Researchers have now developed a guide to identify the most appropriate...
Halamid® Aqua Gains Exclusive Animal Drug Status
US - The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has awarded a New Animal Drug Application (NADA) approval to Axcentive for the...
European Seafloor Survey Reveals Depth of Marine Litter Problem
GLOBAL - A major new survey of the seafloor has found that even in the deepest ocean depths you can find bottles, plastic bags, fishing nets and other types of human...
Suspicion of ISA on Nordland Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at in Bø municipality of Nordland. The site is owned by Egil Kristoffersen & Sons AS....
Philippines Reports No Fish Kill Despite Hot Weather
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines provincial fishery office is closely monitoring possible incidents of fish kill in the province due to higher temperature during the...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Researchers Work Toward Bycatch Mitigation in World’s Most Productive Tuna Fishing Grounds
CHRISTMAS ISLAND - On the next go-around of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Bycatch Project, a veteran group of scientists and fishers...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Fish Farmers Receive Compensation for Diseased Fish
CANADA - The federal government quietly paid $4.1 million in compensation to two aquaculture companies in British Columbia that had to destroy fish effected by infectious...
New Study Finds Only Trace Levels of Radiation from Fukushima in Tuna
US - Albacore tuna caught off the Oregon shore after the Fukushima Daiichi power station in Japan was destroyed in a 2011 earthquake had slightly elevated levels...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Animal Welfare Took Centre Stage on World Veterinary Day
GLOBAL – Leading animal welfare experts united on 26 April as part of World Veterinary Day, which this year focused on the role of veterinarians in animal welfare...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Weekly Overview: Chilean Salmon Producer Criticised over Failure to Harvest Infected Cages
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture Chile, Raul Sunico, has made a harsh criticism of the salmon company Invertec, who...
Fisheries Secretary Criticizes Attitude of Salmon Producer over ISA Outbreaks
CHILE - The Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Raul Sunico, has made a harsh criticism of the salmon company Invertec, who has avoided harvesting cages...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Animal Epidemic Act to be Modified to Control EMS
THAILAND - The Fisheries Department is expected to modify the Animal Epidemic Act to apply similar measures to control the prolonged early mortality syndrome (EMS)...
Spring Viraemia of Carp Detected in Imported Fish
UK - A routine import check has identified Spring viraemia of carp (SVC) virus in goldfish imported from Hong Kong. ...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Aquaculture's Expansion and Success Will Come from Investing in the Industry's Future
ANALYSIS - Speaking before the Global AgInvesting forum on the 29 April 2014, Øistein Thorsen from Benchmark's Sustainability Science division trie, argues that...
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