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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Species Discovered in Turkey
ANALYSIS - A new species of trout has been discovered in Turkey. The new species Salmo kottelati belongs to the Salmonidae family, which includes salmons, trouts,...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
WWF Welcomes EU Warnings for Illegal Fishing
GLOBAL - Illegally caught fish comprise a significant portion of both the global catch and of seafood imports, including to the world’s leading fish-consuming...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Mediterranean, Black Sea Governments Join Forces Towards Sustainable Aquaculture Development
GLOBAL - About 140 participants, representatives of governments and international organizations, delegates, experts and professionals from Mediterranean and Black...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Future of Pangasius Market Unclear
GLOBAL - New soak limits for Viet Nam pangasius is putting pressure on the market, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Monday 8 December....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
World Trade Negotiators Set New Deadlines for Agricultural Talks
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization General Council has set two new deadlines for the agriculture trade negotiations to be concluded - one to agree a permanent...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Weekly Overview: No Action Taken on Preventing Bigeye Tuna Overfishing at WCPFC Meeting
ANALYSIS - It has been all about tuna over the past week as the 33 member states of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) met in Samoa, 1-5...
Traders Urged to Step Up to Fill Pacific Tuna Management Void
GLOBAL - Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to fill the void created by the Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)’s failure to manage Pacific...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Asia-Pacific Begins 15 Year Sustainable Aquaculture Action Plan
ASIA - The Asia-Pacific region has taken a step forward in the development of a coordinated strategy and action plan that will lead to the sustainable intensification...
First ASC Certified Shrimp Available in Time for Christmas
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp will be available for the Christmas table across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden,...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 Certified Sustainable
GLOBAL - Laboratoire LESCUYER® Omega-3 dietary supplements have been confirmed to be compliant with Friend of the Sea standards following an audit and can now continue...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
US/Canada Pacific Hake Trawl Fishery Re-certified to MSC Standard
US and CANADA - The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification following...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Global Fish Oil Market to Experience Strong Growth
GLOBAL - The global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years, according to the latest research report from Transparency Market Research....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Weekly Overview: Guidance Offered on New Fish Product Labelling Laws
ANALYSIS - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labels of some fish products, writes Lucy Towers,...
Long-Term Plan for Fisheries Development in Somalia and Somaliland
SOMALIA & SOMALILAND - MacAlister Elliott & Partners (MEP) is working on a long-term development plan for fisheries in Somalia and Somaliland that will help stimulate...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Norway, EU, Faroes Reach Agreement on Mackerel
GLOBAL - An agreement has been reached on catching opportunities for north-east Atlantic mackerel for 2015 following negotiations between the EU, Norway and the...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas Increased, No Protection for Sharks
ANALYSIS - It is bad news for Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks as the recent International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) meeting resulted...
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Fish Vet Group Reveals New Management Structure
GLOBAL - Aquaculture health provider Fish Vet Group has revealed its new management structure with world-recognised aquaculture veterinary surgeon Dr Hamish Rodger...
Aquaculture has Growing Potential in Asia and Africa
GLOBAL - Fish farming will likely grow more than expected in the coming decade, offering a chance for improved nutrition for millions of people, especially in Asia...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Market for Seafood Eco-Labels Continues to Grow
New independent research into seafood buying behaviour around the world shows that consumers are increasingly looking for fish products from a sustainable source,...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: Improved Fishing Practices Implemented A Year After Typhoon Haiyan
ANALYSIS - It has been a year since typhoon Haiyan destroyed fishing and aquaculture operations in the Philippines, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Short Supply of Flounder Raw Material
GLOBAL - Flounder raw material is coming in short this week according to Chinese processors, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods,...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
GLOBAL - The Northeastern Tropical Pacific purse seine yellowfin (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) tuna fishery is voluntarily putting itself...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Is a Fishing Ban the Only Tool Left to Save Pacific Bluefin Tuna?
GLOBAL - Commercial catch of Pacific bluefin tuna, one of the world’s most magnificent big fish currently teetering on the edge of survival, will continue to be...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Industrialization Should Not Come at Expense of Agriculture
GLOBAL - Industrialization can be an important tool for poverty and hunger reduction but should not come at the expense of agricultural development, said FAO Director-General...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Weekly Overview: $16 Million Aquaculture Development Plan for Odisha State
ANALYSIS - The Indian National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million scheme for fish farming in five districts of Odisha...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Animal Vaccines Market to Reach $8.6 Billion by 2018
GLOBAL - The global animal vaccines market is in its growth phase and is poised to cross the $8 billion mark by 2018. ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Weekly Overview: US Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labelled Correctly
ANALYSIS - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labelling, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
Increasing Black Cod and Halibut Prices
GLOBAL - Prices are rising for black cod and halibut and there are big changes ahead for EU labelling laws as more information will now be required for better transparency,...
 
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