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17 July 2015
GSI Update: Reducing Sea Lice and Increasing Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) launched back in August 2013 in Norway. Over a year on, the GSI has produced its first progress report showing an expansion...
15 July 2015
Lake Erie 2015 Algal Bloom Predicted Worst in Recent Years
US - US scientists have predicted that the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years....
14 July 2015
Weekly Overview: New Disease Diagnostics Technology Aims to Combat Disease in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is developing cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology that...
10 July 2015
New Technology Aims to Combat Aquaculture Diseases
UK - The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is developing cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology that could...
Aquaculture Importance Discussed at Sustainable Seafood Week
US - Seafood accounts for 16.6 per cent of global animal protein consumption and plays an essential role in food security, providing over 3 billion people with 20...
08 July 2015
Suspected PD Outbreak on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a farm in Humulene, Vikna municipality....
07 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Tassal Gains Bigger Market Share Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
ANALYSIS - There has been more movement in the markets this week as the Tasmanian salmon farming company Tassal announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods in order...
Fish Vet Group Achieves USDA APHIS Approval
US - Fish Vet Group – the world’s largest aquaculture health provider – is pleased to announce the laboratory services offered by their facility in Portland,...
03 July 2015
New ISA Case Confirmed in Aysen Region
CHILE - Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected in a Salmones Blumar farm located on the southern coast of Isla Melchor in the Aysen Region....
RAS Specific “Farm Killers”- Which Ones Do You Fear?
US - Recirculating aquaculture farms have been built for a number of farming applications with varying degrees of success. Some applications have a track record...
01 July 2015
Halamid® Enters Salmon Season
FRANCE - Halamid® has long been associated with successful biosecurity for freshwater trout and for young salmon during the ground-based freshwater lifestages....
Nutriad Strengthens Asian Aquaculture Team
ASIA - European feed additives manufacturer Nutriad, appointed Mr Ho Gim Chong as Commercial/Technical Manager Aquaculture SE Asia to reinforce its team of aqua...
Pink Salmon Survival Affected by Freshwater Acidification
CANADA - Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to...
30 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Icicle Seafoods Sold to Indonesian Investors
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Indonesia's Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers have entered into an agreement to buy North American seafood company Icicle...
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Found in Swedish Cod
SWEDEN - An outbreak of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia has been found in wild Swedish cod....
26 June 2015
New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - To help millions of farm animals a new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million...
Hard Water Increases Catfish Susceptibility to Columnaris Disease
US - Scientists from the USDA Agricultural Research Service have found that columnaris disease incidence varies with the type of water that catfish are raised in....
25 June 2015
ISA Confirmed on Chile Salmon Farm
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a Marine Harvest salmon farm in the Los Lagos region....
24 June 2015
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
23 June 2015
Average-Sized Dead Zone Predicted for Gulf of Mexico
US - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists are expecting that this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the "dead zone," will...
New UK Research into Improving Sustainable Aquaculture Announced
UK - Twenty one new research projects recently announced in the UK will help to improve understanding of the factors affecting sustainable aquaculture and help build...
Changes Made to Koi Herpesvirus Disease Inspection
UK - From 1 June 2015, fisheries which have had a Koi herpesvirus (KHV) confirmed designation since 2012 - and those designated prior which have experienced a recurrence...
22 June 2015
New Research Finds Suspended Sediments Damage Fish Gills
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University have discovered that suspended sediment damages fish gills...
19 June 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit...
18 June 2015
Clean Seas Tuna Sues Skretting Over Feed Quality
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna is suing its former feed supplier for economic losses which it says were caused by feed which was allegedly deficient in a key nutrient....
Arctic Ocean Acidity Threatens Shellfish as Early as 2030
US - New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and...
Scientists Investigate Carp Edema Virus Spread in Europe
EUROPE - Carp edema virus, also known as koi sleepy disease (CEV/KSD), is a special form of sleepy disease affecting koi and common carp. Long known only in Japan,...
17 June 2015
Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
16 June 2015
Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
Online 'Vessel Check' Tool Helps Prevent Invasive Marine Pests
AUSTRALIA - A new online risk assessment tool will help the fishing, shipping and boating industry protect Western Australia’s marine environment from invasive...
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