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10 February 2016
BioMar, Whole Foods Salmon Feed Project to Promote Use of By-products
GLOBAL - IFFO, the trade association for the global marine ingredients industry, welcomes the project launched by multinational feed company and IFFO member BioMar...
09 February 2016
Chum Salmon Inventories Tighten; Chinese Tilapia Prices Predicted to Rise
GLOBAL - The 2015 Chum Salmon harvests in Alaska and British Columbia were very strong, following poor landings in the previous year. As a result, inventories were...
05 February 2016
Warming Ocean Likely to Bring Major Changes for US Northeast Fisheries
US - NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable US marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate...
04 February 2016
Chilean Salmon Farms First to Complete BAP Multi-Site Zone Cluster Programme
CHILE - Marine Harvest Chile has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new multi-site zone cluster program, resulting in nine of its salmon farm sites...
02 February 2016
Thai Union Completes Acquisition of Rügen Fisch
THAILAND - Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU) has now completed its acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in Rugen Fisch....
26 January 2016
Reviewing Aquaculture Licensing Crucial to the Sector
IRELAND - Welcoming the announcement of schemes for the seafood sector under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Irish Farmers Association (IFA)...
25 January 2016
ISA Reported on Ørnstolen Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 11088 Ørnstolen Rødøy municipality, Nordland county. ...
Alaska Fish Factor: Chinook Salmon Worth More than Oil
US - A single Chinook salmon is worth more than a barrel of oil. The winter kings being caught by Southeast Alaska trollers are averaging 10 pounds each with a dock...
21 January 2016
Marine Harvest to Cut 100 Jobs in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest has reported that it will be cutting 100 jobs in Scotland due to a restructure of Marine Harvest Scotland in order to make the business...
19 January 2016
Scotland Makes Changes to Regulate Wild Salmon Killing
SCOTLAND, UK - Following extensive consultation Environment Minister Aileen McLeod has confirmed a number of changes to regulate the killing of wild salmon in Scotland....
Nofima Identifies Genetic Markers for PD Resistance
NORWAY - In cooperation with R&D partners, Nofima has identified and validated genetic markers for resistance to Pancreas Disease (PD) in Atlantic salmon....
14 January 2016
Climate Change Could Cut First Nations Fisheries' Catch in Half
CANADA - First Nations fisheries' catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food...
Nova Scotia Committee to Develop Method to Trace Escaped Salmon
CANADA - An advisory committee has been appointed in Nova Scotia to develop a successful method of tracing escaped salmon back to its point of origin....
13 January 2016
Optimal Feed Could Reduce Salmon Mortality by Half
NORWAY - Research undertaken by Nofima at fish farms during natural outbreaks of the salmon diseases Pancreas Disease (PD) and Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation...
12 January 2016
Greening Norway’s Salmon Aquaculture
NORWAY - A recently published paper by Professor Bjørn Hersoug (University of Tromsø) explores four government reforms aimed at reducing the ecological footprint...
07 January 2016
Study Finds Piscine Orthoreovirus Not Linked to HSMI
CANADA - A controlled laboratory study that has challenged Atlantic and Sockeye salmon with a fish virus known to be endemic to western North America has found the...
Norway Seafood Exports More than Double in 10 Years
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 74.5 billion in 2015. This is 8 per cent, or NOK 5.8 billion, more than the record year of 2014....
06 January 2016
Salmon Farming Continues to Boost Scotland's Rural Economies
SCOTLAND - Many local people in rural locations in the Scottish Highlands and Islands are continuing to reap the benefits of salmon farming, enjoying the opportunities...
05 January 2016
Report Finds Irish Land-based Aquaculture Needs Investment
IRELAND - A comprehensive study on the potential of land based fish farming in Ireland strongly supports investment in new facilities for the freshwater portion...
24 December 2015
Canada Rules Ministers' Decision to Approve GM Salmon Production Correct
CANADA - The Federal Court in Canada has ruled that the Ministers of Environment and Health decision to allow production of AquaBounty's AquAdvantage® GM Salmon...
18 December 2015
Marine Harvest to Build New Feed Factory in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - In a move to make its fish farms less reliant on fish feed imports, marine Harvest is planning to build a fish feed factory in Scotland....
Krill Found to Reduce Dark Spots in Fish Fillets
NORWAY - New trials by BioMar have discovered that adding krill to fish feed can reduce dark melanin spots in fish fillets. ...
14 December 2015
2015 a Record Year for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.4 billion in November. An increase of NOK 804 million or 12 per cent compared to November 2014. So far this year, seafood...
10 December 2015
Profitable Colour Gauging with Photofish
NORWAY - Norwegian salmon farmers are now using Photofish to measure the colour of salmon fillets. ...
08 December 2015
New Revolutionary Aquaculture Ship to Move Farming Further Offshore
NORWAY - It could be the start of a sustainable revolution for the Norwegian salmon farming industry following the design of an aquaculture ship that will move salmon...
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Ship to Move Salmon Farming Further Offshore
ANALYSIS - It could be the start of a sustainable revolution for the Norwegian salmon farming industry, following the design of an aquaculture ship that will move...
07 December 2015
Chilean Salmon Producer Certified Friend of the Sea
CHILE - Chilean aquaculture leader Cultivos Yadran, specialized in the cultivation and trading of Atlantic salmon, is now authorized to use the Friend of the Sea...
04 December 2015
Researchers Develop Norwegian Salmon Farming Sustainability Index
NORWAY - Nofima has been commissioned by the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF) to develop a sustainability index for Norwegian salmon aquaculture....
24 November 2015
Weekly Overview: FDA Approves AquaBounty GM Salmon for Consumption
ANALYSIS - The biggest headline this week is that after a long wait, AquaBounty has finally received US FDA approval for its GM AquAdvantage® salmon....
Government Orders Full Environmental Assessment for Marystown Salmon Hatchery
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation is now requesting a full environmental assessment for the proposed Grieg Marystown...
 
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