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Monday, July 21, 2014
New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
German Supermarket Increases Selection of Sustainable Fish on Sale
GERMANY - REWE is increasing its range of Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) labelled seafood with the introduction of its Goldlocke product, which is made from...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Cage Farming of GIFT Tilapia Opposed in Kerala
INDIA - The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has expressed strong concern about a proposal sugested by the Fisheries Department to promote cage culture of...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture
FIJI - The Fiji government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the adoption of tilapia fish farming in Fiji between the Department of Fisheries and...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Marine Fish Cage Farming Showing Signs of Recovery
PHILIPPINES - Fish produced through marine fish-cage farming in Northern Mindanao has shown signs of recovery during the first quarter of 2014, according to the...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Fish Oil Market to Reach $3,300 Million by 2020
US - The global market for fish oil is expected to reach $3,300.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research....
Friday, June 20, 2014
ASC Certified Tilapia in the Spotlight at Asian Sustainable Seafood Festival
MALAYSIA - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified responsibly farmed tilapia was in the spotlight during a visit to tilapia farm, Trapia Malaysia, last...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
National Geographic Investigates How to Farm a Better Fish
GLOBAL - With it well reported that aquaculture production needs to increase in order to meet the needs of a growing population, one of the world's largest indoor...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Quality Fish Seed Needed to Increase Production
BANGLADESH - Experts at a workshop have stressed that annual fish production in the country can be enhanced by producing quality fish seed through practicing an...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Tilapia Aquaculture Improvement Project Meeting Held in Senegal
SENEGAL - The ITHACA (Improving Tilapia Aquaculture in Africa ) project is now in its second year of operation. The main objective of the project is to contribute...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Saguday RIC Trained on Smoke Tilapia Production
PHILIPPINES - Around 30 leaders of the Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) from the different barangays have undergone training on smoke tilapia production at Barangay...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Panabo City Conducts Tilapia Hatchery Seminar
PHILIPPINES - The City Government of Panabo through the City Agriculturist Office (Cagro) conducted a Tilapia Hatchery Seminar at Barangay Consolacion on May 12,...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Intensifies Support to Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAgrO) continues to provide free tilapia fingerlings to various fish farmers and...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
New Hatchery to Boost Fishery Production in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The northwestern part of the country now has a steady source of quality fingerlings for fish farmers after the initial production conducted at the...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Government to Conduct Tilapia Farming Training at Congress
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) region 2, in collaboration with the Local Government Units of Isabela and SN Aboitiz, is set to...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Europe’s First Tilapia Farm Earns Sustainable BAP Certification
UK - R.H. Ward (Welton) Ltd.’s tilapia farm, The Fish Company, in the United Kingdom is Europe’s first tilapia farm to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Fish Farmers Trained on Organic Tilapia Production
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Regional Fisheries Training Center (RFTC) of the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Government Technicians Trained in Management and Breeding of Tilapia
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP), has developed a tilapia management training workshop which covers pond preparation for planting...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tilapia Foundation to Hold Workshop on Hatchery Management and Breeding
BANGLADESH - The Bangladesh Tilapia Foundation (BTF) is holding a week long workshop 'Tilapia Hatchery Management, Genetically Improved Breeding Stock Development...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Farmers Receive Free Tilapia Fingerlings
PHILIPPINES - At least 220 farmers in this town recently received free tilapia fingerlings from the local government unit, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources...
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...
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