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16 September 2015
Experts Gather to Tackle “Ghost” Fishing Gear in Oceans
GLOBAL - Lost and abandoned fishing gear is causing irreparable damage to the world’s oceans. The World Animal Protection gathered experts from around the world...
Salmon Farms Can Have a Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Trout, says New Study
EUROPE - A scientific paper has just been published on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks....
15 September 2015
Rare Fish Disease Found in Macquarie Harbour Farmed Salmon
AUSTRALIA - A rare chronic disease called mycobacteriosis that can cause mortality in fish, has been found in farmed salmon in Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania's west...
Guidelines Issued on Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
EU - The European Commission has published guidelines that aim to prevent the overuse and misuse of antibiotics by sharing best-practices in Member States....
Canada Invests C$358,000 in Cleaner Fish Research
CANADA - Researchers will use a C$358,000 investment from the Government to support the growth of the provincial salmon aquaculture industry. ...
14 September 2015
Importance of Knowledge Transfer in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - TheFishSite has always prided itself on providing cutting edge news and technical information for the aquaculture industry, and this industry knowledge...
11 September 2015
ISA Confirmed in Finnmark County
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed in at sea site 32,598 Kokelv in Kvalsund municipality in Finnmark county. ...
Is Biofouling a Reservoir for Fish Diseases?
NORWAY - Can fouling on fish farm nets be a carrier or reservoir of infection that spreads when the nets are cleaned? In co-operation with Uni Research Environment,...
09 September 2015
Oyster Breeding Wins Research Award
AUSTRALIA - Years of oyster breeding research by Select Oyster Company farmers has culminated in a disease control breakthrough and national recognition from the...
08 September 2015
Weekly Overview: US's Biggest Fish Farm Planned for California's Coast
ANALYSIS - San Diego may soon become home to the US's largest fish farm. The environmentally sustainable aquaculture project will produce 5,000 metric tonnes of...
07 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Lenvik
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 32537 Baltsfjord in Lenvik municipality, Troms county. ...
04 September 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Kent
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) on the north coast of Kent....
03 September 2015
Chesapeake Bay Algal Bloom Among Most Intense in Years
US - Water sampling and aerial photography by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that the algal blooms currently colouring...
Research Claims to Backs Up EU Deeper Trawling Ban
UK - Scottish researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology have evidence in support of a clearly defined depth limit for deep-sea fishing in Europe....
02 September 2015
Hundreds of Fish Killed in Crayfish Plague Outbreak in Ireland
IRELAND - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been discovered in the River Erne in the Cavan region of Ireland....
Norwegian Veterinary Institute Investigate New Fish Vaccines
NORWAY - The Veterinary Institute is involved in a project that aims to create new sustainable vaccines for farmed fish....
01 September 2015
Weekly Overview: New Report Examines UK Angling Vs Commercial Fishing
ANALYSIS - A new report has been published that aims to help the UK seafood industry and policy makers to evaluate and compare the economic importance of sea angling...
Meeting to Address Urgent Action for Bluefin Tuna Conservation
JAPAN - Members of the Northern Committee (NC) of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) are meeting this week in Japan to discuss new conservation...
Alaska Fish Factor: Warm Water Causing Freakish Happenings on West Coast
US - Fish deaths, drought in California, tropical creatures appearing in cold waters – those freakish happenings and more are being blamed on a giant splotch of...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland County
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) outbreak has been discovered at sea site 11248 Bonhammaren in Bø municipality, Nordland county....
31 August 2015
Join TheFishSite for 'Parasites in Focus: Part One' Webinar
GLOBAL - Join TheFishSite and Fish Vet Group's Dr Andy Shinn for the 'Parasites in Focus: Part One' webinar on 29 September 2015....
28 August 2015
Nutriad Opens New USA Plant
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad officially opened its new facility in Hampshire (IL) – USA. The 50,000+ square foot facility includes offices,...
26 August 2015
Chile, Norway Discuss Aquaculture Challenges
CHILE - Chile's Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Raul Súnico and the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, met in Norway with the Minister...
25 August 2015
Weekly Overview: Aqua Nor 2015 Overview
ANALYSIS - Last week TheFishSite was in Trondheim, Norway for the country's biggest aquaculture show - Aqua Nor....
21 August 2015
AQUA NOR 2015: The Future of Norwegian Salmon
NORWAY - During the Aqua Nor 2015 conference in Trondheim, Norway, the Business Region Bergen, NCE Seafood and FFV held a special seminar on the future of Atlantic...
19 August 2015
Swedish Trout Farm Infected with Parasites
SWEDEN - A trout farm in Sweden has discovered a fish infected with Gyrodactylus salaris, which eats the skin of fish....
18 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some...
Weekly Overview: Regulatory Improvements Needed for Sustainable Aquaculture Expansion
ANALYSIS - New research from Nofima has highlighted that although Norwegian aquaculture is ready and eager to expand, there will need to be improvements in public...
14 August 2015
New ISA Outbreak Reported in Aysen region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) has confirmed a new case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus (HPR 3 variant) in the Aysen...
Eliminating the Need for Antibiotics on the Fish Farm
US - Consumers are sensitive to the use of antibiotics in the production of food animals, and fear of residues and antibiotic resistant bacteria in their food supply...
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