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27 March 2015
Industry-Changing Sealice Control Research gets Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Funding
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced grants worth almost £950,000 to two research projects initiated by the salmon industry....
Norwegian Report Shows Increased Resistance to Sea Lice Drugs
NORWAY - A new report from the Norwegian National Veterinary Institute shows a serious situation in regards to sealice as they are showing more resistance to sealice...
Can Genetically-Sterilised Farmed Salmon Help Save Wild Populations?
UK - Scientists at the University of East Anglia are researching whether genetically sterilising farmed salmon would prevent them from breeding with their wild counterparts....
26 March 2015
Norwegian Salmon Export Price Drops this Week
NORWAY - In the period from 16-22 March, the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 41.79 per kilo. This is a decline of 1.6 per cent, compared to the previous...
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Nordland
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 13782 in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
25 March 2015
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest Investigates Using Coniferous Trees for Fish Feed
ANALYSIS - Norwegian salmon farming company, Marine Harvest, is investigating the potential to use coniferous trees as a fish feed....
Salmon Foundation Calls for Increased Salmon Conservation Funding
CANADA - If the Ministerial Committee on wild Atlantic salmon recommends increased funding for conservation and applied research projects, it should look to the...
24 March 2015
Marine Harvest Investigates Using Trees for Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Marine Harvest is investigating the potential to use coniferous tree products as salmon feed....
19 March 2015
Increase in Norwegian Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 9 March – 15 March the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 42.47 per kilo. This is an increase of 3.2 per cent, compared to the...
Sernapesca Confirms New ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has confirmed an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern...
18 March 2015
Bakkafrost Faroe Islands Salmon Farm ASC Certified
FAROE ISLANDS - Bakkafrost's salmon farm in Gøtuvík is now Aquaculture Stewardship Council certified. This makes Gøtuvík the first farm in the Faroe Islands...
Weekly Overview: First Ever Socio-Economic Global Salmon Industry Report Released
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the first-ever socio-economic report on the global salmon farming industry has been released. The report notes how the industry is...
17 March 2015
First Ever Socio-Economic Global Salmon Industry Report Released
GLOBAL - The first-ever socio-economic report on the global salmon farming industry has been released. The report notes how the industry is providing 14.8 billion...
NZ King Salmon Considers Farm Closure After Fish Mortalities
NEW ZEALAND - Unusually high water temperatures has led to the death of salmon at a New Zealand King Salmon farm....
True North Salmon Achieves BAP Four-Star Certification
CANADA - True North salmon from Atlantic Canada and Maine has achieved four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status....
16 March 2015
Farmers Association Congratulates Sustainable Aquaculture Certification
IRELAND - Marine Harvest Ireland has announced that its site at Deenish, County Kerry is the first in Ireland to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification....
New Suspected ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported a new suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern Aysen region....
13 March 2015
Exports of Scottish Salmon to US Market Hit Almost £215 million
SCOTLAND, UK - Exports of Scottish salmon to the USA hit almost £215 million for the first time this year. The figures released on the eve of the industry’s latest...
12 March 2015
2015 Set to be a Great Run for Coho Salmon in Puget Sounds
US - 2015 is set to be a great run for Coho salmon returning to the Puget Sound, as reported by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week, says Kyla...
11 March 2015
Funding to Boost Atlantic Salmon Returns in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans attended the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
Norwegian Salmon Export Price Increases
NORWAY - In the period from 2-8 March the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 41.14 per kilo. This is an increase of 5.2 per cent, compared to the previous...
10 March 2015
UK Remains a Leading EU Aquaculture Producer
UK - The UK aquaculture (finfish and shellfish) industry in 2012 employed 3,231 people and produced over 205,000 tonnes valued at over £0.59 billion, states the...
Marine Harvest Canada Achieves Four-star BAP Certification
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is the first salmon company in British Columbia, and only the second in the world, to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
Weekly Overview: New Breeding Research to Benefit Sole Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR, Netherlands, announced that they have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole...
05 March 2015
Superchilled Water Causing Fish Deaths on Nova Scotia Fish Farms
CANADA - Three fish farms in Nova Scotia are dealing with fish mortalities due to the extreme cold water temperatures....
Norwegian Seafood Exports Reduced In February
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 5.1 billion in February. This represents a six per cent, or NOK 318 million reduction compared to February 2014, reports...
Volcanic Activity Prompts Fish Evacuation
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) is coordinating the transfer of fish from farms that could be affected by volcanic activity in the region...
04 March 2015
New Technique Improves Forecasts for Canada's Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - A powerful method for analyzing and predicting nature's dynamic and interconnected systems is now providing new forecasting and management tools for Canada's...
Huge Sales Increase for Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND - The Scottish Salmon Company has continued its strong 2014 performance through the final quarter of the year, ending the year with 30,183 tonnes harvested....
03 March 2015
ISA Found on Chilean Salmon Farm
CHILE - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a Chilean salmon farm....
 
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