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02 December 2016
White Spot Detected on Queensland Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - ​​​White spot disease, a highly contagious viral disease of prawns, has been detected on a prawn farm in Logan River, south of Brisbane....
Cermaq Chile and Salmones Humboldt to Merge
CHILE - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is to merge its two salmon farming operations in Chile - Salmones Humboldt and Cermaq Chile....
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,...
01 December 2016
New Industry Guidance Helps French Companies Avoid Illegal Fishing
FRANCE - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), SeaWeb Europe and WWF-France have released a detailed joint “Advisory Note” in collaboration with Carrefour...
New Diagnostic Test Invented to Detect Virus Causing Pancreas Disease in Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Scientists from the University of Glasgow, working with major companies in the aquaculture industry BioMar Ltd and Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd,...
Commission Brings #FARMEDintheEU Aquaculture Campaign to Spain
SPAIN - Spanish authorities, producer organisations and research institutes arranged open door visits and conferences across Spain yesterday to celebrate the annual...
30 November 2016
NFFO Holds Brexit Talks With Norwegian Fishing Sector
UK - The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) has recently met with a large delegation from the Norwegian Seafood Alliance to discuss the UK's...
Scientists Identify Viruses Causing Lymphocystis in Fish
SPAIN - Lymphocystis is an infectious disease of fish which causes significant economic losses in aquaculture. A study, which involved the Autonomous University...
Japanese Retailer Launches Responsibly Sourced Processed Oysters
JAPAN - One of the largest retail chains in Japan, Kasumi Co. Ltd., which operates 178 stores in the north region of Kanto Plain, has introduced certified responsibly...
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...
UK Fishermen’s Federations Adopt United Stance on Brexit
UK - The UK’s two main representative organisations for commercial fishermen – the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and the National Federation of Fishermen’s...
28 November 2016
New Speakers Confirmed for Offshore Mariculture 2017
MEXICO - The 7th Offshore Mariculture Conference, being held for the first time in Mexico, will take place from 6-10 March 2017 at the Ensenada Centre of the Arts,...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Salmon Sales Outlook Looks Positive for 2017
US - Alaska seafood goes to roughly 120 countries around the world and competes in a rough and tumble commodities market. Looking ahead to next year, sales conditions...
BioMar Joint Venture Acquires Chinese Fish Feed Company
CHINA - BioMar Group’s Joint Venture in China, BioMar-Tongwei Biotech (Wuxi) Ltd has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in the fish feed company Haiwei, which...
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...
Scottish Salmon Company Reports Stable Results
UK - The Scottish Salmon Company has reported year on year stable performance and increased revenue and harvest volumes for the third quarter of 2016....
25 November 2016
Brazil Must Increase its Shrimp Exports, says Minister
BRAZIL - Brazil needs to increase its shrimp exports, said the minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply during his visit to shrimp farming areas in Aracati....
Zambia Needs to Formulate Aquaculture Policy, says Research Group
ZAMBIA - The Indaba Agricultural Policy and Research Institute (IAPRI) says the Zambian Government needs to come up with a strict regulatory framework to boost the...
Aquaculture Task Force Launched in Kochi
INDIA - The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), attached to the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), has launched an Aqua Task Force to help boost fish culture,...
Marine Microalgae, a New Sustainable Food and Fuel Source
US - Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity,...
The Importance of Biomass: Introducing Ace Aquatec's 3D Biomass Camera
The latest technology in aquaculture has progressed significantly over the last 50 to 100 years, leading to advances such as more accurate observations, analysis...
24 November 2016
Russia To Partially Lift Estonian, Latvian Canned Fish Imports Ban
RUSSIA - The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision (Rosselkhoznadzor) has decided to partially lift the ban on imports of canned fish...
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...
Egyptian Aquaculturalists Best Management Practice Training Boosts Profits
EGYPT - Best management practice training helps Egyptian aquaculturalists improve their net profits, a new study lead by Dr Malcolm Dickson, Country Programme Manager...
23 November 2016
Philippine's Yellowfin Tuna Confirmed Friend of the Sea
PHILIPPINE - The Philippine fishing company Tenpoint Manufacturing Corporation has recently concluded the Friend of the Sea certification renewal audit. Yellowfin...
22 November 2016
Progress Made on EU-Mauritania Fisheries Partnership
EU - An extraordinary Joint Committee, held at the initiative of the EU, took place in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on 15-16 November in the framework of the Fisheries...
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...
Latest State-of-the-Art Shrimp Farm a Boost to Nigeria
NIGERIA - Atlantic Shrimpers Limited (ASL), a leader in the Seafood segment in Sub-Saharan Africa, and number one in the Nigerian Fishery sub-sector, has unveiled...
Recovery Plan Agreed for Mediterranean Swordfish
EU - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) has finalised its one-week long negotiations between 51 countries and has agreed...
 
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