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27 February 2015
Highest Sustainable Rating for Mount Cook Alpine Salmon
NEW ZEALAND - Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ltd has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide by a globally-renowned consumer watchdog....
24 February 2015
Tradex Foods: Sockeye Market Set to Get Even Crazier
US - If Sockeye inventories remain, high retailers will have to run promotions to clear out product, causing more price pressure, reports Kyla Ganton for Tradex...
19 February 2015
Uncertain Future for Atlantic Cod Market
US - Fishing for Atlantic Cod has begun in Europe and pricing on raw materials is still very strong, due to the prevailing variable catch. This is putting a lot...
British Columbia to Receive Multi-Year Aquaculture Licences
CANADA - The Canadian government is to now issue multi-year licences for finfish and shellfish aquaculture facilities in British Columbia to promote investment in...
Suspected ISA on Vestvågøy Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 11193 Gamskjæran in Vestvågøy in Nordland county....
18 February 2015
Salmon Farms Working Towards Sustainability Goal with ASC
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily since its launch in summer 2012. In less than three...
Continued Increase in Norwegian Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 9 February – 15 February the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 44.78 per kilo. This is an increase of 3.1 per cent compared...
13 February 2015
Sharp Rise in Norwegian Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 2 -8 February, the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 43.43 per kilo. This is a rise of 9.2 per cent compared to the previous seven-day...
10 February 2015
OceanFeed™ Salmon a New Tool for Fish Health and Farmer Profitability
IRELAND - A recently published collaborative study between Ocean Harvest Technology Ltd and the University of Maastricht has demonstrated the potential health benefits...
09 February 2015
Pancreas Disease Threat from Escaped Norwegian Salmon
NORWAY - Large amounts of farmed salmon which escaped from farms in Hordaland after the storm "Nina" may be carrying pancreas disease (PD)....
New Method to Allow Sampling from Live Salmon
NORWAY - EWOS Innovation is developing a new method which makes the sampling of pigment and fat on live Atlantic salmon possible within seconds, whilst keeping the...
05 February 2015
Climate Change Threatening Puget Sound Salmon
US - Many salmon rivers around Puget Sound have experienced increasing fluctuations in flow over the past 60 years, just as climate change projections predict -...
Strong Performance in Q4 for Marine Harvest
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1 032 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 1 037 million in the corresponding quarter...
02 February 2015
Bakkafrost to Expand Smolt Capacity
FAROE ISLANDS - Bakkafrost has signed a contract to expand its smolt production in Viðareiði....
New Injectable Device Makes Tracking Fish Easier
US - Fish no longer need to go under the knife to help researchers understand exactly how they swim through hydroelectric dams, thanks to a new injectable tracking...
29 January 2015
Time-Limited Planning Permission Remains for Scottish Fish Farms
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government has recently affirmed the principle of time-limited planning permissions for marine salmon farms. ...
23 January 2015
An Update on Amoebic Gill Disease in Europe
UK - Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) is a disease of the gills which is caused by the parasite and free-living amoebae Neoparamoeba perurans and affects marine fin fish...
Ultra-High Pressure Processing Increases Salmon Flesh Quality
GLOBAL - A new study in the Journal of Food Science has assessed the quality of salmon flesh after exposure to different levels of ultra-high level pressure (UHP)....
21 January 2015
Marine Harvest Q4 Harvest Volumes In-Line with Expectations
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has reported a total harvest volume of 105,000 tonnes for the fourth quarter of 2014. ...
20 January 2015
Plumeting Exchange Rates Causing Unpredictable Seafood Market
US - Plumeting exchange rates are causing unpredictable seafood market trends, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
19 January 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: New Marketing Campaign to Shift Sockeye Salmon Inventory
US - Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market....
Marine Harvest to Merge Chilean Operations with AquaChile
CHILE - Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean operations (Marine Harvest Chile SA) with Empresas AquaChile to form AquaChile. AquaChile will continue to be listed...
14 January 2015
FSA Recommends AGD Not be Listed on National Disease List
NORWAY - The Food Safety Authority (FSA) has recommended to the industry and Fisheries Ministry that infection with amoebic gill disease (AGD) not be listed in...
13 January 2015
Shaky Twice-Frozen Pollock Market
US - The twice-frozen pollock market is shaky and there is a limited salmon inventory available, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Weekly Overview: Intensive Raceway Shrimp Production System to Benefit US Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for a super-intensive raceway system for shrimp production in the US market to the US...
12 January 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Seafood Marketers Facing Strong Headwinds
US - Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for sockeye salmon and crab....
09 January 2015
Norwegian Seafood Exports Set New Records in 2014
NORWAY - For the second year in a row Norway seafood exports have set new records. Norway exported seafood worth NOK 68.8 billion in 2014. This is 12 per cent, or...
08 January 2015
Record Salmon Exports for Norway in 2014
NORWAY - Norway exported the highest level ever for salmon in 2014 at NOK 43.9 billion - an 11 per cent gain on 2013....
06 January 2015
Lumpfish Identified as Possible Reservoir for IPN
NORWAY - Controlled infection experiments by Nofima have shown that lumpfish, which are used to treat sea lice on salmon, can be a reservoir for the infectious pancreatic...
 
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