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Friday, January 23, 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)....
Wednesday, January 21, 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. ...
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....
Tuesday, January 20, 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....
Monday, January 19, 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...
Wednesday, January 14, 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...
Tuesday, January 13, 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...
Monday, January 12, 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....
Friday, January 09, 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...
Thursday, January 08, 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....
Tuesday, January 06, 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...
Friday, January 02, 2015
Marine Harvest Complete Purchase of Acuinova
CHILE - Norwegian based fish farming and processing giant Marine Harvest has completed the purchase of Acuinova S.A....
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Fusion Marine Triton Pens Used for New Marine Harvest Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - Fusion Marine Triton450 circular fish pens recently installed at Marine Harvest’s new ‘open-sea’ salmon farm on the Isle of Muck are performing...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
AgriMarine Completes Installation of New Tank Design
CANADA - AgriMarine has completed the installation of its proprietary semi-closed containment tank technology at its Steelhead farm in Lois Lake, British Columbia....
Record-breaking Scottish Salmon Sales, Bid for Protected Status
UK - Worldwide sales of Scottish salmon have reached an all-time record of £571 million and a new bid has been launched to protect the name of 'London Cure Smoked...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska's Fisheries Start up in Winter
US- Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries, and that’s why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that’s not the case....
Monday, December 22, 2014
Government to Set Up Wild Salmon Decline Committee
CANADA - The federal government is to set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Benchmark Holdings Officially Acquires Stofnfiskur and SalmoBreed
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has officially acquired Norwegian-based SalmoBreed...
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
New Process Developed for Creating Smoke-Flavoured Salmon
SPAIN - Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia have developed a new technique using water vapor permeable bags for salted and smoked fish....
Suspected Pancreas Disease in Nord-Trondelag
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) has been reported on a Sal Mar salmon farm in Flatanger municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Salmosan Vet Fully Licenced, Improved and Available in Norway
NORWAY - The Fish Vet Group is pleased to announce that Salmosan Vet is now fully licenced (MA granted) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency and available in Norway...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
New Research to Investigate Wild, Farmed Salmon Interaction
CANADA - The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association is putting C$1.5 million over the next five years into a series of research projects on how wild and farm-raised...
Monday, December 15, 2014
New Trout Species Discovered in Turkey
TURKEY - A group of researchers from Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Fisheries in Turkey, have discovered a new trout species. ...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported farms in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
2014 a Record Year For Norwegian Seafood
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 6.6 billion in November, the same monthly total as November 2013. However year to date seafood exports have reached NOK...
 
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