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20 October 2016
Ireland Secures Increased Mackerel Quota for 2017
IRELAND - Following international fisheries negotiations which took place in Cork, Ireland has secured a 2017 mackerel quota worth €86 million for its fishermen....
17 October 2016
New Mackerel Species Expected to Form New Commercial Fishery
INDIA - There is a new kid on the block in South India and it is called the Indian Chub Mackerel. The new species is expected to become a potential resource for...
Why Midshipman Fish Only Hum At Night
US - Research has found that Midshipman fish hum repetitively at night when it is time to breed, in an attempt to attract females to their nests for spawning....
10 October 2016
Princes Commits to MSC Certified Tuna, Salmon and Mackerel
UK - Food and drink group Princes is to add Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabelling on lines within its branded tuna, mackerel and salmon ranges....
Rising Temperatures Reduce Marine Diversity but Increase it in Freshwater
UK - In contrast to previous research, scientists have found that habitat warming can reduce the diversity of species in marine environments, but increase speciation...
06 October 2016
New Study Finds Fishing Erodes Natural Size Variation
FINLAND - Fishing typically removes the large individuals from the population, this leads to evolutionary shrinking of fish but also erodes natural trait variability...
How Genomics is Boosting Spain's Aquaculture Breeding Programmes
SPAIN - Spain has a long history of aquaculture, with the earliest shellfish and fish rearing facilities in the country traced back to Roman times. By the Middle...
04 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Where Have All the Sockeye Gone?
ANALYSIS - In fisheries news this week, Tradex Foods celebrated its 300th episode of its 3-Minute Market Insight with a special focus on Frazer river sockeye salmon,...
03 October 2016
Study Finds Cocaine Accumulates in Fish Eyes
SWITZERLAND - A study by Eawag and Zurich University researchers using a new imaging method has revealed that, surprisingly, cocaine accumulates in the eyes of zebrafish....
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...
21 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
15 September 2016
Large-Size Pollock Fillets Still Scarce In Alaska
US - Directed fishing for the Pollock C season in the Gulf of Alaska opened August 25 with increased allocations rolled over from B season, reports Kyla Ganton in...
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...
30 August 2016
New Trout, Sea Bass, Bream Feed Factory Opens in Turkey
TURKEY - Thanks to a joint venture between the Danish feed company BioMar and Turkish seafood company Sagun, a state-of-the-art fish feed factory has opened in Turkey...
26 August 2016
Sustainability Issues Still Remain in Fish Oil, Fish Meal Fisheries
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has found in its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries for 2016 that only 3.8 per cent of the...
25 August 2016
Cypriot Farmed Seabass, Seabream Certified Sustainable
CYPRUS - Seabass and seabream farmed by Kimagro Fishfarming Ltd in Limassol, Cyprus, has now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea....
18 August 2016
New Study to Improve Breeding, Health in Sole Aquaculture
SPAIN - A new research project has been launched which focuses on improving breeding and disease control in the cultivation of sole from aquaculture....
16 August 2016
Westcoast Rockfish Market Update
US - West Coast processors indicate smaller catches of Pacific Rockfish as Hake continues to come in strong, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute market...
15 August 2016
Vancouver University Selling Farmed Canned Sturgeon
CANADA - The International Centre for Sturgeon Studies (ICSS) has partnered with local retail shops and restaurants to offer canned cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh...
08 August 2016
New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
US - A new fish virus has been found in Pine Lake in Wisconsin's Forest County....
04 August 2016
Portuguese Companies to Launch New Aquaculture Investment
PORTUGAL – Portuguese retail giant Jerónimo Martins and local company Marisland-Madeira Mariculture have signed a deal to jointly launch an aquaculture investment...
27 July 2016
Study Shows Impact of Ocean Acidification on Reproductive Behavior in Fish
ITALY - Ocean acidification could have a major impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish living in affected waters, a new study shows. Research conducted close...
26 July 2016
Lumpfish: Cleaning Up Sea Lice in Salmon Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites that have become an increasing concern for salmon aquaculture, costing global salmon farming more than $500 million...
22 July 2016
Bangladesh Likely to Review Ban on Hilsa Exports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladesh government is likely to review ban on hilsa export after the fish are normally available in local markets this season, officials said....
21 July 2016
Anglesey Aquaculture Seeking New Investment
UK - Anglesey Aquaculture Limited, Europe’s largest marine recirculating aquaculture facility, is now seeking new investment....
19 July 2016
New Seabass Nodavirus Vaccine Begins Commercial Field Trials
UK - Commercial field trials are now underway for a new generation aquaculture vaccine from Benchmark....
11 July 2016
Researchers Discover First Sleeper Goby Cavefish in Western Hemisphere
MEXICO - Researchers have described a new genus and species of cavefish from Mexico - the Oaxaca Cave Sleeper....
30 June 2016
New £2.2 million Sea Lice Control Project Commences
SCOTLAND, UK - The drive to control sea lice through non-medicinal approaches has taken another step forward with the start of a new £2.12m lumpsucker project,...
29 June 2016
Fisheries Unite for World’s First MSC Certified Recreation, Commercial Fishery
AUSTRALIA - A monumental milestone in fisheries management has been achieved following a collaborative effort from community based organisation, Recfishwest and...
28 June 2016
Marine Scientist Appointed to Boost Fish Stock Conservation
UK - In a landmark development, the representative association for Scotland’s mackerel and herring fishermen has appointed a Chief Scientific Officer to spearhead...
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