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26 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
22 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
20 September 2016
Alaska Seafood Launches 'We Are Wild' in the UK
US - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched a new marketing campaign in the UK - “We are Wild”. ...
ISA Reported on Frøya Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a salmon and trout farm in Frøya....
Cooke Aquaculture Awarded C$3.2 Million to Develop New Process to Battle Sea Lice
CANADA - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
16 September 2016
Russia’s Western Kamchatka Salmon Fishery Achieves Sustainable Certification
RUSSIA - The Russian VA-Delta Western Kamchatka salmon fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard....
13 September 2016
Scottish Atlantic Salmon Production Declined in 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - In 2015, production of Atlantic salmon decreased by 7,300 tonnes (4.1 per cent) to 171,722 tonnes, according to the latest Scottish Fish Farm Production...
12 September 2016
Xelect Maintains Strong Focus on R&D
UK - Xelect was founded on a core principle – to bring effective genetic technology to the global aquaculture industry. The University of St Andrews spin-out was...
09 September 2016
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Acquires Balta Island Seafare
SCOTLAND, UK - Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has acquired Balta Island Seafare Ltd, a salmon farming company with operations in Shetland around the Yell and Unst islands....
08 September 2016
Suspected ISA Outbreak Disproved
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a farm in Frøya has now been disproved....
07 September 2016
Salmon Leads Increase in Norwegian Seafood Export Value
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.1 billion in August. This is an increase of 32 per cent or NOK 1.7 billion compared with August 2015. ...
05 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Crabbers Stunned By Latest Outlook
US - Bering Sea crabbers were stunned last week when the outlooks for the upcoming fall and winter fisheries were revealed....
02 September 2016
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Frøya
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported in Frøya municipality following sampling....
01 September 2016
Troll Coho Salmon Fishery: The Inside Scoop
US - After a strong opening in June, all indicators pointed to a decent harvest of troll-caught coho salmon in Southeast Alaska. Last year, the troll coho fishery...
31 August 2016
New Projects Aim to Improve Salmon Feed Formulation
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced over £140,000 in support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations,...
30 August 2016
Weekly Overview: Canada Detects First Case of Whirling Disease
ANALYSIS - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park....
Alaska Fish Factor: Pink Salmon Fishermen Await Financial Relief
US - Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska’s pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late...
26 August 2016
New Diagnostics Tools Could Save Aquaculture Industry Millions
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is investing nearly £250,000 in projects that aim to improve biodiversity and fish health in aquaculture...
Norwegian Government Approves Lerøy Acquisition of Havfisk, Norway Seafoods
NORWAY - The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries has approved Lerøy Seafood Group's acquisition of shares in Havfisk and Norway Seafoods....
Canada Detects First Case of Whirling Disease
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park....
Investment in Overseas Markets Remains a Priority for Scottish Salmon Company
UK - The Scottish Salmon Company PLC has issued its Q2 2016 and half year results. Revenues for the quarter were £28.5m (Q2 2015: £31.2m) on harvested volumes...
23 August 2016
Research Alliance to Improve Aquaculture and Livestock Breeding
UK - The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal production....
Weekly Overview: Chilean Government to Certify Farms that are Antibiotic Free
GLOBAL - Following on from last week's news that salmon farming companies in Chile were joining together to reduce antibiotic use, this week the Chilean National...
22 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pink Salmon Fishery to be Worst in 20 Years
US - Alaska’s 2016 pink salmon fishery is set to rank as the worst in 20 years by a long shot, and the outlook is bleak for all other salmon catches except sockeyes....
19 August 2016
Chile Encourages Zero Antibiotic, Antiparasitic Use with New Certification
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has launched a new certification for marine fish farms that prove their status as free from the use of...
16 August 2016
Government Halts Tassal's Aquaculture Expansion Plan
AUSTRALIA - Plans for Tassal to expand its farm near Triabunna is now pending an independent assessment by the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel under the Great...
15 August 2016
Salmon Lovers Can Win Free Trip to Norway
UK - Salmon lovers have the chance of winning a free trip to Norway for two by simply sharing their favourite salmon recipe....
Chilean Salmon Industry Project to Reduce Antibiotic Use
CHILE - A group of salmon farming companies in Chile have started a joint effort specifically aimed at helping the industry reduce its antibiotic use....
12 August 2016
New Research Makes Fish Smell Less Fishy
US - A new video from the American Chemical Society (ACS) shows simple ways you can help make your fish taste and smell less fishy. ...
10 August 2016
Canadian Government Delivers Update on Cohen Recommendations
CANADA - The Canadian government is moving forward with the recommendations in Justice Cohen’s 2012 final report from the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline...
 
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