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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...
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. ...
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....
31 January 2017
Fish 2.0 Launches 2017 Global Seafood Business Competition
GLOBAL - The Fish 2.0 2017 business competition for sustainable seafood enterprises launched on Wednesday with a new track structure that will build seafood innovation...
Weekly Overview: New Species of Catfish Discovered in Myanmar
ANALYSIS - A new species of catfish has recently been discovered in Myanmar....
30 January 2017
Western Indian Ocean Valued at US$333.8 billion
GLOBAL - A groundbreaking new report finds the ocean assets of the Western Indian Ocean region are valued conservatively at US$333.8 billion but foreshadows significant...
24 January 2017
Weekly Overview: New Zealand Government to Enforce Microbeads Ban From 2018
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand government has announced that it will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products by 2018 in order to protect the...
Lithuania Fish Catch Almost Halved in 2015
LITHUANIA - In 2015 the total fish catch was 83,705, which included the Baltic Sea, long-distance ocean and inland fisheries. The fish catch in 2015 was 44 percent...
19 January 2017
Sustainable Micro-Algae Feed Company Enters Fish-Free Feed (F3) Challenge
BELGIUM - As the global aquaculture industry works to reduce its use of fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds, one company in particular is hoping that its...
18 January 2017
Global Octopus Landings on an Increasing Trend
GLOBAL - Global octopus landings appear to be on an increasing trend right now. In 2015, landings increased by 6.7 per cent compared with 2014. Increases were registered...
MSD Animal Health Joins Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) to Support Sustainable Salmon Farming
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) is proud to announce its membership in the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), a leadership initiative...
13 January 2017
Grant Funding Available for Attendance of Young Fish Technologists at World Seafood Congress 2017
GLOBAL - The International Association of Fish Inspectors is reminding World Seafood Congress 2017 visitors that applications for the 2017 Peter Howgate Award are...
Tilapia Demand Firm, Prices Remain Relatively Low
GLOBAL - During the first half of 2016, approximately 170 000 tonnes of tilapia (whole, fillets and breaded) entered the international market. A recent supply shortage...
12 January 2017
Low and Stable Shrimp Prices Fueling Demand in the EU and Japan
GLOBAL - Although shrimp supplies remained stable during the first half of 2016, shrimp farmers in most of the producing countries in Asia have been struggling with...
10 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Endangered Sea Cucumber Farming Operation Receives $2.75 million Investment
GLOBAL - A sea cucumber farming operation in Madagascar has received a $2.75 million investment from Aqua-Spark - the sustainable aquaculture investment fund....
03 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Major New Grant to Improve Welfare of Fish Used for Science
GLOBAL - Over the last few weeks, researchers at the University of Lincoln in the UK announced that they have won a major new grant award, worth over £300,000,...
25 December 2016
23 December 2016
Global Fish Production Growth Expected to Slow Slightly
GLOBAL - Growth in global fish production is expected to slow slightly this year, driven primarily by lower catches of major wild species such as Alaska pollock...
Meeting Paris Agreement Global Warming Target Will Benefit Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Meeting the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5°C will have large benefits to fisheries, finds a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study published...
22 December 2016
Unexpected Sea Bass and Sea Bream Volumes Halt Price Rise
GLOBAL - After a year of slowing production growth and firming prices, an improved outlook has led to some much needed investor confidence in the farmed seabass...
12 December 2016
New Worldfish Strategy Targets Increased Sustainable Fish Production
GLOBAL - A new six-year strategy launched by WorldFish aims to boost sustainable aquaculture production and small-scale fisheries in developing countries, at the...
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,...
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...
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...
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....
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