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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...
01 February 2016
New Partnership to Develop Tilapia Feed Mill in Zambia
ZAMBIA - A new joint venture between Nutreco (Skretting Zambia) and African Century Foods (ACF) is looking to construct and operate the first dedicated fish feed...
28 January 2016
MoU To Help Tilapia Farmers Secure BAP Certification
CHINA - In an effort to increase the availability of four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) tilapia, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has signed a memorandum...
26 January 2016
New Grant Helps Expands Aquaculture in Kenya
KENYA - A new grant will enable Farm Africa’s aquaculture programme in western Kenya to expand and help more fish farmers to develop their businesses rearing fish...
25 January 2016
Chinese Tilapia Farming Improvement Project Work Praised
CHINA - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is pleased to announce a new public report is available on a landmark aquaculture improvement project (AIP) in...
15 January 2016
NORGHATI: Developing Sustainable Aquaculture in Ghana
ANALYSIS - Ghana’s economy and communities rely heavily on aquaculture, however the sustainable growth of the industry is hindered by poor quality fingerlings,...
24 November 2015
Woolworths South Africa Launches First Private Label ASC Certified Fish
SOUTH AFRICA - Leading South African retailer, Woolworths, has achieved a significant milestone with the launch of its new range of ASC certified responsibly farmed...
10 November 2015
Parasites in Focus: Part Two Webinar to be Held January 2016
GLOBAL - Following on from TheFishSite's successful webinar, Parasites in Focus: Part One, the company is pleased to announce that it will be holding part two of...
04 November 2015
First Chinese Fish Farms Receive ASC Certification
CHINA - Qionghai Zhongpingzi Grobest tilapia farm and Chengmai Xingyuan Development Co Ltd have become the first Chinese farms to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship...
22 October 2015
Viet Nam Tilapia Exports Predicted to Reach $150 million by 2020
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's tilapia exports are expected to reach US$130-150 million by 2020, according to the Viet Nam Directorate of Fisheries....
09 October 2015
Mumbai gets First Ever Live Seafood Mart
INDIA - Cambay Tiger - India’s finest seafood brand - has launched the city’s first ever LIVE seafood mart in Bandra, the heart of Mumbai....
06 October 2015
China, Kenya Partnership to Increase African Fish Production
CHINA - A partnership between Great Lakes University in western Kenya and the China Fisheries Academy in Henan province has started a process to increase fish production...
29 September 2015
Vietnam Highlights Benefits of Copper Cages for Fish Farmers
VIET NAM - Fish farmers can earn more using cages made from copper alloy mesh, the International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability...
11 September 2015
Aquaculture Helping Negros Occidental Become Self-Sufficient in Fish
PHILIPPINES - The Negros Occidental province has maintained an average of 8,000 metric tons per quarter production of aquaculture species making it self-sufficient...
18 August 2015
Tilapia Farming in India: A Billion Dollar Business
INDIA - Tilapia farming is highly profitable, and tilapia farming in India is growing day by day....
03 August 2015
Birgitte Sørheim Appointed Marketing Director of Benchmark's Aquaculture Breeding and Genetics
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has appointed Birgitte Sørheim as Marketing Director to their fast-growing Breeding and Genetics division, which was formed in November...
31 July 2015
New 25,000 TPA Fish Feed Mill to Support Zambia's Growing Aquaculture Industry
ZAMBIA - Zambian tilapia producer Yalelo Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Famsun Co. Ltd, formerly Muyang Co. Ltd., to supply a turn-key...
Ghana Unlikely to Reach Fish Production Targets
GHANA - With only five months left until 2016, Ghana is unlikely to achieve its fish production target of 100,000 tonnes by 2016....
28 July 2015
Viet Nam Improves Shrimp Quality, Productivity
VIET NAM - New measures and techniques have been applied to enhance productivity and quality of shrimp farming....
27 July 2015
Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
23 June 2015
Kerala Launches New Aquaponics Project
INDIA - The Kerala State Fisheries Department has drawn up plans to use an aquaponics system with tilapia to help the newly-launched efforts to produce safe-to-eat...
15 June 2015
Odisha Records 13 Per cent Growth in Fish Production During 2014-15
INDIA - Odisha state has recorded an increase of 13 per cent in fish production during 2014-15 fiscal year....
07 May 2015
China Tilapia Farm First in Asia to Join iBAP Programme
CHINA - China’s God Bless Tilapia Bao Fang Farm is to become Asia’s first aquaculture operation, and the third in the world, to join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s...
27 April 2015
Site Preparation Begins for First Open-Ocean Tilapia Farm
PANAMA - Open-ocean tilapia producer Aquasense Panama has begun site preparation at its Gulf of Panamá ocean site where the company plans to develop the seafood...
20 April 2015
MPEDA to Start Fish Seed Supply Soon
INDIA - India's government is signing an agreement with the Marine Products Exports and Development Authority (MPEDA) for the supply of four varieties of fish seed...
17 April 2015
London Home to UK's First Commercial Urban Aquaponics Farm
UK - After receiving planning permission, a London warehouse will soon become home to the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating sustainable a pioneering...
30 March 2015
Breeding Cooperative Fish Could Improve Growth Rates
NETHERLANDS - Research at the University of Wageningen has raised possibilities that breeding fish for behaviour could help to improve their growth in aquaculture....
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