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27 May 2015
Wrasse Project Offers Production Boost to Scottish Salmon Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has kicked off a £4 million applied research project to upscale the use of farmed wrasse in commercial...
26 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Decision Delayed on Coal Mine in Salmon Habitat
US - Alaskans will have to wait until fall to learn if salmon habitat prevails over a coal mine proposed at Upper Cook Inlet....
21 May 2015
Infectious Salmon Anaemia Outbreak in Norway
NORWAY - There has been an outbreak of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on a fish farm in Norway....
Chinook Salmon Ear Bones Show Life Story
US - A chemical signature recorded on the ear bones of Chinook salmon from Alaska's Bristol Bay region can tell scientists where they are born and how they spend...
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
20 May 2015
Russian Aquaculture Reports Rising Loss
RUSSIA - Russian Aquaculture, the largest Russian company in the aquaculture sector and the distribution of chilled and frozen fish and seafood products, saw a net...
Scottish Salmon Benefits from Apprenticeships
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish salmon farming has reported a further climb in Modern Apprenticeship numbers last year, taking the official number to 91....
19 May 2015
Huge Leap in Alaskan Salmon Catch Expected Compared to 2014
US - Salmon markets have been shaky after predictions of high catch rates this year, but vendors are keeping their cards close to their chest, reports Robert Reierson...
C$8.15 Million for Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Expand Operations
CANADA - Northern Harvest Sea Farms is to receive C$8.15 million through the Newfoundland Provincial Government's Aquaculture Capital Equity Investment Programme....
Norwegian Government Under Fire over White Paper Threat to Aquaculture
NORWAY - A Norwegian seafood and aquaculture firm has hit out at the Norwegian Government’s threat to potentially eliminate the current scheme for interregional...
15 May 2015
Lerøy Seafood Group Sees Drop in Profit
NORWAY - Norwegian seafood company Lerøy Seafood Group saw a drop in operating profit before fair value adjustment of biomass to NOK 404 million in the first quarter...
14 May 2015
Norway Reports Decline in Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 4 - 10 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 36.99 per kilo. This a decrease of 5.8 per cent, compared to the previous seven-day...
ISA Confirmed on Hadsel Salmon Farm
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a farm in the Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
13 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on New Brunswick Salmon Farm
CANADA - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a New Brunswick farm....
12 May 2015
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
MSD Animal Health Launches Single-Injection Vaccine Protecting Against Three Common Salmon Diseases
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has introduced a new single-injection vaccine that protects against the three main...
11 May 2015
Light Helps Regulate Salmon Smolt Transformation
NORWAY - For decades, scientists have wondered what regulates changes in salmon when they transform from being freshwater to saltwater fish, and now researchers...
Scottish Seafood Promoted at World Gourmet Summit Event
SCOTLAND, UK - Premium Scottish salmon and seafood was promoted to some of the world's top chefs at the World Gourmet Summit 2015 in Singapore....
08 May 2015
Reduced Norwegian Salmon Exports in April 2015
NORWAY - Norway exported salmon worth NOK 3.5 billion in April. This is a decline of NOK 362 million or nine per cent, year-on-year. Salmon exports so far this year...
High Fish Stocks Not Always Beneficial to Fishing Communities
US - The Alaska salmon fishery is ecologically one of the best in the world, but the local communities and fishery workers are not benefiting from this sustainability,...
07 May 2015
Record NOK 1 Billion Norwegian Cod Exports in April
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 5.4 billion in April. A modest decline of NOK 386 million or seven per cent compared with April last year....
06 May 2015
Sockeye Salmon with Sea Lice Eat Less, says New Study
US - Sockeye salmon highly infected with sea lice are much less successful at consuming food than lightly infected fish, according to new research from Simon Fraser...
05 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
30 April 2015
Fall in Norwegian Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 20 April – 26 April the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 37.62 per kilo. This a decrease of 4.4 per cent, compared to the previous...
Investigation of Nova Scotia Winter Fish Kill Completed
CANADA - A Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff investigation of aquaculture sites affected by a salmon and trout fish kill earlier this year has concluded...
29 April 2015
Satisfactory Results for Marine Harvest in the First Quarter
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 932 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to NOK 970 million in the corresponding quarter of...
28 April 2015
Scottish Salmon, Sea Trout Catches Fall
SCOTLAND, UK - Statistics have been published showing the salmon and sea trout catch in Scotland over the 2014 season, showing that catches continue to fall....
SalmonChile Reports Salmon and Trout Losses from Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - The eruption of the Calbuco volcano is estimated to have caused the loss of Atlantic and Coho salmon brood stock and Atlantic salmon and trout smolt and...
Weekly Overview: Volcanic Eruption Causes Big Fish Kill in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, millions of farmed fish are thought to have been killed due to the recent eruptions of Calbuco volcano, close to Puerto Montt, Chile,...
Marine Harvest Reports Losses From Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - Following the eruption of Calbuco volcano in Chile, Marine Harvest has reported that it has suffered fish losses but that all its staff are safe and well....
 
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