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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Benchmark signs scintillating deal bringing together two major players in aquaculture breeding
Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, today announced the proposed acquisitions of the...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Icelandic Seachill and Aldi Settle Saucy Fish Copyright Battle
UK - Icelandic Seachill and Aldi have reached an out-of-court settlement in a copyright battle over the seafood group's The Saucy Fish Co. product....
Organisations Protect Endangered Salmon, Trout from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Good Margins for SalMar Despite Low Salmon Prices
NORWAY - SalMar has maintained strong earnings in the third quarter of 2014 despite the biological challenges and lower salmon prices. The company achieved an operational...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Good Financial Results for Norwegian Aquaculture in 2013
NORWAY - Record high sales and prices delivered a good performance for the Norwegian aquaculture industry in 2013, but increased costs reduced profits somewhat....
Tassal Completes ASC Certification for All Salmon Farming Operations
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal was the first Australian salmon producer to achieve ASC certification and it has now completed Aquaculture Stewardship...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Higher Salmon Sales Drive Revenue Increase for Austevoll Seafood in Q3 2014
NORWAY - Group revenue for Austevoll Seafood in the third quarter 2014 totalled NOK 3,351 million, up from NOK 3,283 million in the same period in 2013....
New Video Shows Importance of Omega-3 in Salmon Feed
GLOBAL - As salmon becomes a regular feature in diets, it is important to understand its nutritional benefits....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Intensive Study Finds British Columbia Salmon, Trout Free of ISA
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive study of wild and enhanced anadromous salmonid in British Columbia (BC) and...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Big Growth for Commercial Fishing Jobs
US - Alaska’s largest employer continues to add more jobs to its roster. Commercial fishing jobs grew last year to a level not seen since the year 2000, according...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Potential for High Salmon Survival in Future Aquaculture Systems
NORWAY - It may be possible that all farmed salmon can survive in the facilities used for postsmolt production in the future. The key is careful control of the salmon’s...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Russia’s Kamchatka Region to Substitute Salmon Imports on Domestic Market
RUSSIA - Russia’s Far East and Kamchatka are practically able to substitute all of the imported farmed salmon which Russia used to purchase from abroad before...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
October Norwegian Seafood Sales at Record High
NORWAY - Norwegian seafood exports totalled NOK 7.6 billion in October. An increase of NOK 393 million, or five per cent, compared with October 2013. This is a monthly...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Low Chum Inventories Creating Price Volatility
US - The chum salmon fishery is well underway but verylow inventories is causing price volatility, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Monterey Bay Aquarium Designation A Great Achievement for Land-Based Salmon
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to learn that three land based, closed-containment salmon farming operations have received a top sustainability...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
AquaBounty Resolves Panama Permitting Issues
PANAMA and US - Officials in Panama have fined AquaBounty $9500 due to a deficiency in certain local permitting requirements affecting its Panama operations....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Environmental Grant to Restore and Protect Trout Habitats
UK - The Pickering Fisheries Association has been awarded £1,000 by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to protect Pickering Beck river banks from erosion and...
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...
High Costs in Chile Drive Poor Results for Cermaq in Q3 2014
NORWAY - Cermaq ASA achieved a negative EBIT pre fair value and non-recurring items of NOK 39 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared to a positive EBIT of...
Strong Results for Bakkafrost in Q3 2014
FAROE ISLANDS - The Bakkafrost Group delivered a total operating EBIT of DKK 208.7 million in Q3 2014. The combined farming and VAP segment made an operational EBIT...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Global Salmon Initiative Launches First Progress Report
CHILE - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has launched its inaugural progress report ‘Building the Foundation for a Sustainable Future’. This is the first report...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Scottish Minister in Chile to Boost Aquaculture Industry Partnership
SCOTLAND - Scotland will be well represented this week at one of the world’s most important aquaculture events. Environment Minister Paul Wheelhouse is visiting...
Mitsubishi Receives Approval to Take Over Cermaq
JAPAN - All the conditions for Mitsubishi's voluntary offer for the shares of Cermaq ASA have been met and that settlement is to take place within two weeks....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Scotland’s Seafood Showcased in Hong Kong’s Luxury Market
SCOTLAND, UK - For the first time, Scotland’s vast array of premium seafood has gone on show at the internationally renowned ‘Great Foodhall’ in Hong Kong....
Sernapesca Investigating Suspected ISA Cases in Aysén
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported the detection of a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus in central Ballena IV, owned by the company Cupquelan...
Marine Harvest Reports Strong Earnings in Third Quarter
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 912 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 793 million in the corresponding quarter of...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Researchers Creating High Protein Fish Feed Ingredient From Barley
US - Scientists at the ARS Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit in Aberdeen, Idaho, partnered with Montana Microbial Products LLC (MMP) in Missoula, Montana,...
Chum Salmon Market Puzzling Buyers
US - The chum salmon market is puzzling buyers globally this season as harvests are lower than expected, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from...
Friday, October 17, 2014
EU, Norway Exchange Views on Annual Consultations for 2015
EU - The Council held an exchange of views on the annual consultations between the EU and Norway under their bilateral fisheries agreement. ...
 
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