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27 September 2016
Sustainable Plan Helping Develop Aquaculture in Timor-Leste
TIMOR LESTE - Rural households in Timor-Leste are using quality fish seed and better management practices to boost their aquaculture production....
AquacultureEurope2016: New Method Assesses Stead State Conditions in Coupled Aquaponics
UK - Aquaponics systems are very dependent on system stability. With this in mind, Ulrich Knaus, from the University of Rostock, investigated a new method for assessing...
06 September 2016
Inland Aquaculture Looks Promising for Food Security in Solomon Islands
SOLOMON ISLANDS - By 2030, the Solomon Islands is expected to have a shortfall in food fish supply of 6000 to 20,000 metric tons, driven by a growing population,...
05 September 2016
Egyptian Chefs Help Diversify Use of Farmed Tilapia
EGYPT - Twenty of Egypt’s top chefs came together on 29 August 2016 to taste test new preparation methods and recipes for farmed Nile tilapia, the country’s...
31 August 2016
Solar Panels to Increase Productivity of Tilapia Ponds
EL SALVADOR - In the municipality of Panchimalco a new project is promoting tilapia farming using solar energy....
Peru Launches Regulation to Increase Aquaculture Exports
PERU - Peru has published a new regulation 'The General Law on Aquaculture' which aims to stimulate, guide, and regulate sustainable aquaculture in the country....
23 August 2016
Low Demand, Bad Weather Lead to Chinese Tilapia Supply Drop
GLOBAL - In 2015, the US and EU markets weakened while average import prices also declined. Industry sources estimate there was a 40 per cent drop in Chinese tilapia...
11 August 2016
Trinidad and Tobago to Explore Aquaculture Opportunities
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - Opportunities in aquaculture need to be better explored and the country needs to pay greater attention to building capacity within the sector...
25 July 2016
Record Breaking Storm Season in China Pressures Tilapia Supply
CHINA - Harsh weather is shaking up tilapia farms in Southern China as they experience the most severe rainstorm season since 1998, report Rob Reierson and Kyla...
18 July 2016
New Study Investigates Breeding More Uniform Nile Tilapia
NETHERLANDS - For fish farmers, uniformity of growth and body size is one of the key traits to be improved in future Nile tilapia breeding programmes....
16 June 2016
Malaysia, WorldFish Establish Committee to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture Development
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Department of Fisheries (DoF) and WorldFish have signed an agreement establishing the Technical Committee on Research Collaboration to promote...
15 June 2016
New Egypt R&D Partnership to Focus on Tilapia Feed Efficiency
EGYPT - A new Fish Nutrition Research Unit has opened at the WorldFish Abbassa Research Center, in Egypt. The facility will focus on tilapia nutrition and testing...
09 June 2016
Netuno Internacional Becomes First Brazilian Farm to Gain ASC Certification
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed Netuno Internacional, the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification. ...
07 June 2016
Breakthrough Made in Progress Toward Fish-Free Tilapia Feed
US - Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most...
02 June 2016
WorldFish Project Helps Raise Egyptian Aquaculture Incomes
EGYPT - At the end of the four-year Swiss-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project (2011-15)...
24 May 2016
Vietnam Passes Development Scheme for Tilapia Farming
VIETNAM – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently passed the Development Scheme on Tilapia Cultivation by 2020 with a vision towards 2030....
16 May 2016
Expansion for Missouri Tilapia Farm in Full Swing
US - Quixotic Farming, a family-owned, sustainable seafood company that raises traceable, United States tilapia, has begun its expansion of its Missouri farm by...
12 May 2016
Aquaculture UK Offers £500 Bursary Towards Sustainable Aquaculture Course
UK - Aquaculture UK has agreed to offer all students a bursary for the May intake of the University of St Andrews Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture....
05 May 2016
Four-Star BAP Tilapia From China Hits US Market
US - Four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) tilapia from China will soon be available to US consumers, with the first shipment of four-star BAP tilapia from...
15 April 2016
Overcoming Challenges to Export in Kenyan Aquaculture
KENYA - Issac Njagi, from the Technical University of Kenya, explains some of the common challenges faced by Kenyan fish farmers wanting to export to international...
12 April 2016
Weekly Overview: New Virus Threatening Tilapia Stocks Discovered
ANALYSIS - An international team of researchers have identified and characterised a new virus - tilapia lake virus (TiLV), which caused huge mortality of farmed...
08 April 2016
New Technology for Shrimp Farming in Panama
PANAMA - Disease in shrimp farming has cost the industry many billions of dollars in the past ten years. In Central America there have been billions of dollars in...
07 April 2016
Researchers Discover New Virus Threatening Global Tilapia Stocks
GLOBAL - An international scientific team led by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Tel Aviv University has identified and...
01 April 2016
New Fish Hatchery to Strengthen Aquaculture in Timor-Leste
TIMOR LESTE - A new fish hatchery has been opened in Timor-Leste as part of its National Aquaculture Development Strategy (2012–2030), which aims to reduce undernourishment...
09 March 2016
Unpacking Aquaculture in Namibia
NAMIBIA - The long-anticipated rainy season has once again commenced over various parts of Namibia, particularly in the area with perennial sources of water. Despite...
07 March 2016
Paraiso Springs Becomes First Latin American Company to Offer Four-Star BAP Tilapia
GUATEMALA - Paraiso Springs Aquaculture Guatemala is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer Global Aquaculture Alliance four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
18 February 2016
Unique Effects of Inulin on Fish Health
GLOBAL - One of the biggest challenges in the world is feeding the growing population in a sustainable way. With aquaculture playing a more prominent role in the...
09 February 2016
Chum Salmon Inventories Tighten; Chinese Tilapia Prices Predicted to Rise
GLOBAL - The 2015 Chum Salmon harvests in Alaska and British Columbia were very strong, following poor landings in the previous year. As a result, inventories were...
08 February 2016
$1.6m Project Boost for Fiji Aquaculture
FIJI - The Caboni Yaqara Multi-species Hatchery in Togovere, Ra, will supply fish farms and boost income generating initiatives across the country, said Prime Minister...
02 February 2016
“Sustainability Barometer” Helps Improve African Aquaculture Management
AFRICA - In order to help tilapia farms in Africa evaluate their farm management plans, a “sustainability barometer” has been designed as part of a project conducted...
 
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