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Monday, April 14, 2014
Aquasense to Supply First Saltwater Farmed Tilapia to US Market
US - On April 1, 2014, Aquasense International Corporation, the US holding company of the affiliate aquaculture company, Aquasense Panamá, S. de R.L. (ASP), entered...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Introductory Course on Aquaponics
SOUTH AFRICA - An introductory course for aquaponics is to be held in Lanseria, Johannesburg, South Africa, on 29 March 2014 at 08:30 am....
Mexico Sees Potential to Develop Tilapia Aquaculture
MEXICO - The head of the National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Aguilar Sanchez, believes there is capacity to increase the production of tilapia...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Saline Tilapia Research Completed in Dagupan
PHILIPPINES - Saline tilapia, or tilapia mollibicus, was developed in Dagupan City through 15 years of research through the joint collaboration of Filipino and French...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Online Aquaculture Training Videos Now Available
EGYPT - A series of high quality aquaculture training videos, designed to teach Egyptian fish farmers the industry’s best management practices, has recently been...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Tilapia Imports Threaten Ghana's Fisheries Sector
GHANA - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Nayon Bilijo, says the Ministry will do all it can to deliver the needed support to improve fish farming...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Fish Farmers to Save Money with Use of Geothermal Resources
PHILIPPINES - Fish farms in Mindoro will be able to grow tons of triple high-quality tilapia, sea bass and shrimps per year, in a nutrient-rich, controlled temperature...
Government Boosts Local Tilapia Supply
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Agriculture Office has released some 120,000 tilapia fingerlings into Pangasinan’s river systems to boost the province’s tilapia...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Egyptian Aquaculture Sector Plans for Further Growth
EGYPT - Stakeholders from Egypt’s $1.5 billion aquaculture industry will come together in Cairo this week to discuss future development of the sector....
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Effectiveness of Moringa Leaf and Sunflower Seed Cake as Tilapia Feed
TANZANIA - Tilapia is a popular fish to farm in Tanzania, but productivity is often low due to poor feed quality. Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Sebastian...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Public Consultation on Draft Aquaculture Standards Now Open
BRAZIL - Until 18 March, any citizen may make suggestions and propose changes in four projects aimed at aquaculture standards....
Monday, February 03, 2014
New Bangladeshi Law to Control Fish Imports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi government has drafted a law to better control the import of fish into the country....
Friday, January 31, 2014
Positive Future for Tilapia Culture in Kerala
INDIA - Kerala could look forward to a “revolutionary” stride in tilapia culture and could annually generate Rs.700 crore worth of the fish through aquaculture,...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Integrated Tilapia Aquaculture Project For Sale
MOZAMBIQUE - Deep Water Produce (DWP) Lda, is a Mozambican company within the EmVest group of companies developing a large, cage based, tilapia aquaculture project...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Emergency Harvest Advised as Weather Causes Lake Taal Fish Kill
PHILIPPINES - Around 120 tons or P10.5 million worth of tilapia and bangus were lost to a fish kill that hit parts of Taal Lake in Batangas province over the weekend,...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
New Tilapia Strain Driving Growth in Egypt's Aquaculture Sector
EGYPT - While Egypt has struggled with violence and political unrest over the past year, the country’s aquaculture sector has experienced stability and growth...
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Fish Hatchery to Develop Angola's Inland Fisheries
ANGOLA - The northern Kwanza Norte province is to gain a larvae production centre in 2014 which is hoped to produce around two million larvae to support inland fisheries....
Friday, December 27, 2013
Viet Nam Turns to Tilapia for Export
VIET NAM - In light of the difficulties in farming pangasius, Viet Nam is now looking to tilapia production as a potential fish for export....
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Viet Nam Exports Tilapia Broodstock to South America
VIET NAM - The Tilapia Center of Research Institute For Aquaculture No.1 (RIA1) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development exported 20,000 NOVIT 4 -...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Ghana Aquaculture Association Decries Importation Of Fish
GHANA - Members of the Ghana Aquaculture Association (GAA) have called on the government to immediately fashion out measures to stop the importation of fish into...
Monday, December 16, 2013
Government Shifts to Hybrid Tilapia Fingerling Production
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) has shifted to providing hybrid tilapia fingerlings to fish growers after the latter observed increased production...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Government Invests in the Genetic Improvement of Tilapia
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) will invest $252,000 in the genetic improvement of tilapia, one of the main species of fish currently grown...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Mexican Government Intensifies Tilapia Production
MEXICO - In order to boost the production of tilapia and increase profitability, the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food...
Friday, December 06, 2013
AquaChile Reports Increase in Cumulative Sales
CHILE - During the first nine months of the year, AquaChile Chile reported sales of 88,000 gross tons of salmon and trout and 19,000 of tilapia....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Tilapia Production Growing in Panama
PANAMA - Tilapia production in Panama has increased in recent years, with over a million tonnes harvested in 2012, 94 per cent higher than in 2011. However, the...
Friday, November 29, 2013
Honduras Forecasts Increasing Tilapia Exports to US
HONDURAS - Honduras has exported more than 18 million pounds of fresh tilapia to the US market so far this year....
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Reaches Out in China
CHINA - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) enjoyed successful participation in Asia’s largest seafood show. The event had a record attendance with 22,500...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Tilapia Hatchery to Benefit 3000 Families in Paraguay
PARAGUAY - An agreement signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Itaipu dam, will jointly support the production of tilapia fry in the nursery center of...
Monday, November 25, 2013
ASC Labelled Responsibly Farmed Fish Introduced in Belgian Fish Guide
BELGIUM - ASC has announced that the Belgian Fish Guide for the first time will feature ASC certified tilapia and pangasius. ...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Congress Meets Aquaculture Research, Market and Public Managers
BRAZIL - The IV Brazilian Congress of Aquaculture Native Species begins on in Bethlehem is the first time that the state capital hosts the event, sponsored this...
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