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30 July 2015
Extreme Weather Conditions Posing a Big Threat to Salmon Fisheries
US - Warming waters and extreme weather conditions are causing severe problems for salmon fisheries, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
28 July 2015
Scientists Investigate Use of Fish Toxin to Treat Cancer
GERMANY - Scientists from the University of Freiburg have solved the molecular mechanism of a salmonid toxin that could be used in the future as a medication to...
27 July 2015
Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
Returned Atlantic Salmon Tracking Tags Aid Fish Research
GLOBAL - Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) have been able to locate two missing satellite pop-off tags used in salmon tracking research. ...
22 July 2015
Norwegian Salmon Export Price Nears 2013 Levels
NORWAY - In the period from 13 July – 19 July the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 44.81 per kilo. This is an increase of six per cent compared to the...
21 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
Mid-Summer Seafood Industry Round-Up
US - Atlantic harvest volumes have been poor this year. Pollock pricing remains steady. Haddock pricing has dropped 54 per cent and is expected to stay at this level....
20 July 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Sockeye Salmon Landings Break Record
US - The world’s biggest sockeye salmon run at Bristol Bay went from “bust” to “unbelievable” in one week. Landings last week broke records every day for...
Norwegian Aquaculture Reports Lowest Antibiotic Use Since 1970's
NORWAY - Norway has reported its lowest yearly antibiotic use in aquaculture since the late 1970's. However, it has seen increases in viral diseases over the last...
17 July 2015
GSI Update: Reducing Sea Lice and Increasing Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) launched back in August 2013 in Norway. Over a year on, the GSI has produced its first progress report showing an expansion...
Harvest Volume Down Slightly for Marine Harvest in Q2 2015
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has reported a slightly lower than expected total harvest volume for the second quarter of 2015 of 104,000 tonnes. Marine Harvest had guided...
16 July 2015
Petuna Ocean Trout Farm Earns BAP Certification
AUSTRALIA - Petuna Aquaculture Pty. Ltd. is the world’s first marine-farming company to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for both salmon and...
14 July 2015
Tough Start to Alaska Salmon Season
US - It has been a tough start to Alaska's salmon season. Barely one million chum salmon were caught over the duration of last week's run and a similar trend has...
08 July 2015
Suspected PD Outbreak on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a farm in Humulene, Vikna municipality....
07 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Tassal Gains Bigger Market Share Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
ANALYSIS - There has been more movement in the markets this week as the Tasmanian salmon farming company Tassal announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods in order...
Good Year Expected for Pink Salmon Fishery
US - This year is looking to be a good one for Pink salmon, both in Russia and here in North America. In the Prince William Sound, fishing will actually start a...
06 July 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Tidal Vision “Upcycling” Seafood Byproducts
US - “Upcycling” seafood byproducts is the business model for Tidal Vision, a Juneau-based company of five entrepreneurs who are making waves with their line...
03 July 2015
New ISA Case Confirmed in Aysen Region
CHILE - Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected in a Salmones Blumar farm located on the southern coast of Isla Melchor in the Aysen Region....
02 July 2015
Tassal to Expand Market Presence Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian salmon farmer Tassal has announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods...
01 July 2015
Halamid® Enters Salmon Season
FRANCE - Halamid® has long been associated with successful biosecurity for freshwater trout and for young salmon during the ground-based freshwater lifestages....
30 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Icicle Seafoods Sold to Indonesian Investors
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Indonesia's Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers have entered into an agreement to buy North American seafood company Icicle...
Steep Halibut Pricing Expected to Continue
US - As the fresh Halibut season has ended, any product in the freezers should remain high - especially as the boats take a few weeks to transition to Salmon gear....
29 June 2015
Marine Harvest Adjusts Stocking on Weak Prices
CHILE - In response to weak prices in Marine Harvest Chile's main markets for Atlantic salmon and challenging biology, Marine Harvest Chile has decided to reduce...
25 June 2015
ISA Confirmed on Chile Salmon Farm
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a Marine Harvest salmon farm in the Los Lagos region....
24 June 2015
Young's Seafood Loses Sainsbury's Processing Contract
UK - Young's Seafood Limited has lost out on salmon and smoked salmon processing contracts with Sainsbury's, after the supermarket chain chose to source the products...
Floodplain Restoration to Benefit Salmon on West Coast of US
US - Government agencies have come together on the West Coast of the US to reconnect floodplain habitat with salmon-bearing streams, which should help to improve...
22 June 2015
Marine Harvest Lose 16,000 Salmon at Argyll Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest has lost 16,000 salmon at its Carradale, Argyll and Bute, site following bad weather which created a tear in the net....
Alaska Fish Factor: Bright Spots Emerging in Bleak Global Salmon Sales Market
US - As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market....
16 June 2015
Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
Sockeye Inventories Clean Up In Preparation for Record Breaking Salmon Forecasts
US - The Alaska salmon return for 2015 is posed to set new records - forecasts show harvests of 221 million salmon, equating to about 1 billion pounds, reports Rob...
 
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