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02 December 2016
Top Tips for Keeping Predators Away from Farmed Fish
GLOBAL - Aquaculture offers many advantages for people. We don’t have to go out and hunt for seafood, and we can produce big animals in large quantities. However,...
30 November 2016
Weekly Overview: New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
ANALYSIS - Scientists at Hiroshima University in Japan have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island...
29 November 2016
Pangasius: High Anti-dumping Duties, Heightened USDA Inspections, Growing Global Competition
GLOBAL - China has now surpassed the European Union to become the world's second biggest importer of Vietnamese Catfish, after the USA, reports Rob Reierson in the...
28 November 2016
Major Boost to Illegal Fishing Fight as ILO Convention 188 to Come into Force
GLOBAL - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has welcomed the news that the The International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 188 (C188) will come into...
24 November 2016
Inspiring Event Kicks Off Aquaculture Innovation Challenge
GLOBAL - Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal, Fresh Studio and Solidaridad kick off the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge on Tuesday, 6 December 2016, with an inspiring...
22 November 2016
Weekly Overview: Recovery Plan Agreed for Mediterranean Swordfish
ANALYSIS - Following a week of negotiations between the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) and 51 countries a recovery plan...
16 November 2016
Second Round of Funding begins for MSC's Global Fisheries Sustainability Fund
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is pleased to announce the 2nd round of its research and capacity building fund to help fisheries achieve the MSC standard...
Investors Take Action to Manage Antibiotic Overuse Risk in Farming
GLOBAL - To mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week a new investor briefing has been released highlighting the risks to global investors from the systematic overuse...
15 November 2016
Weekly Overview: Personality Test Could Help Improve Sole Farming
ANALYSIS - Researchers in Spain and Scotland have made a discovery that may help sole reproduce better in captivity, and in turn help improve aquaculture production....
08 November 2016
Raw Materials Forecast Upcoming North American Seafood Trends
GLOBAL - The 2016 China Fisheries and Seafood Expo wrapped up in Qingdao last Friday, leaving the market buzzing with pricing and supply trends for next year, reports...
07 November 2016
Pentair Finalises Vaki Acquisition
GLOBAL - Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems has now acquired Vaki Aquaculture Systems Ltd., a leading aquaculture equipment manufacturer based in Kópavogur, Iceland. ...
04 November 2016
ISSF Adds New, Amended Conservation Measures for Seafood Companies
GLOBAL - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has adopted new and amended conservation measures to facilitate the continuous improvement across...
03 November 2016
Accurately Measure Your Farm’s Performance with Infrared Technology
GLOBAL - The innovative use of infrared technology is now helping fish farmers improve their feed efficiency whilst optimising the production of their fish. The...
01 November 2016
Weekly Overview: US Seafood Consumption on the Up
A new report from NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has found that US seafood consumption is making a steady increase....
27 October 2016
New Project to Make Faster-Growing Fish Available to Poor Communities
GLOBAL - A new project, funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission ( EC) and led by WorldFish, aims to use...
25 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Pentair Expands Product Offering With Vaki Acquisition
GLOBAL - US company Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems has announced that it is to acquire the Icelandic aquaculture equipment company Vaki....
24 October 2016
Global Organisations Discuss Tackling Crime in the Fisheries Sector
GLOBAL - The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization) and UNODC (UN Office on Drugs and Crime) recently...
19 October 2016
Pentair to Acquire Vaki Aquaculture Systems
GLOBAL - Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems has entered into an agreement to acquire Vaki Aquaculture Systems Ltd, a leading aquaculture equipment manufacturer based in...
17 October 2016
Global Fish Production to Grow, But Below Trend
GLOBAL - Lower prices for staple grains were more than offset by rising sugar and dairy prices in this month's Food Price Index from the UN's Food and Agriculture...
14 October 2016
Do You Know the Country's Top Fisherman?
UK and IRELAND - A national awards programme is looking for the foremost commercial fishermen in the UK and Ireland, and the public are being asked to put forward...
13 October 2016
New Report Shows Accelerated Growth in Sustainable Seafood
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has published its 2015-16 Annual Report, showing that the volume of MSC certified catch has increased by six per cent...
12 October 2016
Tuna Purse Seiners to Begin Fishery Improvement Project for Tuna Conservation
GLOBAL - WWF and the Producers’ Association of Large Tuna Freezers (OPAGAC) have finalised the work plan for their Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) which will...
Weekly Overview: Breakthrough for Commercial Rock Lobster Production
GLOBAL - Researchers at the University of Tasmania, Australia, have made a breakthrough in the commercial production of rock lobster, successfully closing the lifecycle...
11 October 2016
Thai Union Invests $575 million in Red Lobster Restaurants
GLOBAL - Thai Union Group has made a $575 million strategic investment in Red Lobster, the world’s largest seafood restaurant company. ...
04 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Where Have All the Sockeye Gone?
ANALYSIS - In fisheries news this week, Tradex Foods celebrated its 300th episode of its 3-Minute Market Insight with a special focus on Frazer river sockeye salmon,...
27 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Europe 2016 Round-Up
UK - The Fish Site was in Edinburgh last week for the Aquaculture Europe 2016 conference. The seminar programme had a heavy focus on health and production techniques....
16 September 2016
Strong, Effective Implementation of Anti-Illegal Fishing Treaty Needed
GLOBAL - The recent entry into force of a ground-breaking international accord on illegal fishing is a welcome development but it now requires "strong and effective...
Track Commercial Fishing Activity in Almost Real-Time
GLOBAL - A new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing...
15 September 2016
Importance of Antibiotic Resistance in Farming Stressed Ahead of UN Event
GLOBAL - Good farm hygiene and animal health practices can greatly reduce the need to use antimicrobial medicines, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation said...
14 September 2016
MSC Working Hard to Ensure Certification Requirements are Effective and Adhered To
GLOBAL - Catches of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified tuna are kept separate from non-certified tuna and on-board observers check requirements of the certification...
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