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17 February 2017
Frozen Shrimp Exports to Korea Must Undergo Quarantine
VIET NAM - Frozen shrimp exported to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must undergo quarantine checks before...
16 February 2017
Giving Oceans a Break Could Generate $83b in Additional Benefits for Fisheries
GLOBAL - Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing...
Sea to Table’s Supply-Chain Makeover
US - Driven by conscious consumers such as university student bodies, fish distribution in North America is switching to a more local, more sustainable model. Rachel...
15 February 2017
Clearwater Increases Investment in Market Leading Arctic Surf Clam Fishery
CANADA - Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods Inc. has announced that more than C$5 million in new investments in Clearwater's market-leading Arctic surf clam fishery....
Chile Invests Over $2 billion in Los Lagos Region in 2016
CHILE - In 2016, Chile allocated more than two billion pesos to the fishing and aquaculture industries in the Los Lagos region....
14 February 2017
Aquaculture Project for Tribespeople
INDIA - After scripting a success saga in an inland aquaculture project to improve the lives of tribespeople in the Karapuzha reservoir, the Central Inland Fisheries...
Alaska Boats Not Dropping Nets for Cod
US - Many boats in Alaska are not dropping their nets for Pacific Cod as they continue to target Pollock instead, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradexx Foods 3-Minute...
Aussie Prawn Industry in Turmoil as Disease Spreads
AUSTRALIA - Australian prawn farmers are in turmoil, as yet another outbreak of white spot disease was confirmed Monday, at a farm in Queensland....
More Maldivian Support for Sustainable One-by-one Tuna Fisheries
MALDIVES - Maldivian tuna supply chain companies Ensis Fisheries PVT Ltd and Maldives Quality Seafood PVT Ltd have become the latest Members of the International...
Algeria-EU Programme to Support Fishing, Aquaculture Sector
ALGERIA - A programme of the European Union (EU) to support the sector of fishing and aquaculture was officially launched Monday, in Algiers, as part of the European...
13 February 2017
Alaska Fish Factor: Framework for Alaskan Mariculture Expansion Takes Shape
US - Shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, seaweeds and biofuels are crops envisioned by a group of Alaskans who are crafting a framework for a statewide mariculture...
Ministry Urges Australia to Permit Shrimp Imports Again
VIET NAM - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has called on the Australian Government to allow the import of prawns and uncooked shrimps again soon....
Zambia Launches Fish Farming Project
ZAMBIA - The Zambian government has announced the start of a fish farming project aimed at boosting the production of fish for both local consumption and export....
10 February 2017
Belarus, Ecuador Discuss JV on Agrarian, Seafood Processing Companies
BELARUS & ECUADOR - Belarus and Ecuador discussed setting up joint companies to process seafood and agricultural products. ...
Concerns about Sustainability of Tasmania's Salmon Industry
AUSTRALIA - Two former salmon industry executives have added their voices to concerns raised about the sustainability of parts of Tasmania's $700 million salmon...
09 February 2017
Australia Eases Shrimp Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has loosened its temporary suspension of the import of uncooked prawns and related products....
US to Maintain AD Duties on Vietnamese Shrimp Export
VIET NAM - The US Department of Commerce said the revocation of anti-dumping (AD) order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Việt Nam would likely lead to a...
Mongolia’s Freshwater Revolution
MONGOLIA - Can a government project, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, make fish a staple product of the second-largest...
Talk Highlights Role of New Technologies in Aquaculture, Fisheries
OMAN - Last week, the office of the deputy vice chancellor for Postgraduate Studies & Research at SQU organised a talk on 'Marine Biotechnology: Contribution to...
08 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
GLOBAL - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria, UK....
Zimbabwean Fish Farming Gets Boost
ZIMBABWE - The Government has launched a stocking and restocking programme on Zimbabwean dams to boost fish production (aquaculture) countrywide to enhance national...
India Misses Out Aquaculture in Budget
INDIA - The Budget seems to have let down the country’s fishery sector, employing 14 million people, for failing to address its various demands....
Sustainable Fishing in Developing Countries Receives Boost
NETHERLANDS - Fishermen in developing countries will be offered new opportunities to improve the sustainability of their fishing practices, thanks to funding from...
07 February 2017
Romanian Fish Processor to Double Output in 2017
ROMANIA – Romanian fish processor Miadmar HDP srl is planning to double its output this year as a result of an increased demand for its products, according to...
Seafood Industry Urges Government to Free Fresh, Brackish Water for Aquaculture
INDIA - The seafood industry has urged the government to free its fresh and brackish waters for aquaculture activities if it is to achieve a Blue Revolution....
Scottish Fishermen Welcome New Report on Recovering Fish Stocks
UK - Scottish fishermen have welcomed a new report which highlights that most major whitefish stocks have increased in Scottish waters since the mid-2000s while...
06 February 2017
USDA Suspends Development of Standards for Grades of Catfish
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has announced that it will suspend work related to the development of voluntary...
Applications Now Open for SAIC Scholars 2017/18
UK - SAIC Scholars Connect Plus is back for a third academic year, with up to 25 funded MSc places available to Scottish and EU students in 2017/18, as well as a...
Sharp Drop in Korea's Self-sufficiency Rate of Grain, Beef, Seafood
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea‘s self-sufficiency rate of grain, beef and seafood sharply fell last year as imported food items appealed to consumer tastes with their...
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon the Heart of Alaska's Fisheries
US - Salmon is the heart of Alaska’s fisheries – it almost singlehandedly spawned the push for statehood nearly 60 years ago. A new Alaska Salmon Fellows programme...
 
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