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20 February 2017
Record High Operational EBIT for Marine Harvest
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 259 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to EUR 90 million in the corresponding quarter of...
17 February 2017
Crawfish Added to BAP Programme; Chinese Processing Plant Certified
CHINA - Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the...
Enterra Receives Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Enterra Feed Corporation has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed...
Copper Sulfate Kills Fungus on Fish Eggs
US - Fungus on fish eggs isn’t only an eyesore for the aquaculture industry, it’s also deadly to fish and expensive to treat. US Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
16 February 2017
Arctic Charr Added to BAP Programme; Iceland Processing Plant Certified
ICELAND - Congratulations to Íslandsbleikja, Iceland’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture...
14 February 2017
Alaska Boats Not Dropping Nets for Cod
US - Many boats in Alaska are not dropping their nets for Pacific Cod as they continue to target Pollock instead, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradexx Foods 3-Minute...
10 February 2017
DOST to Beef up Fish By-products
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and major players of the fisheries industry convened recently for a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on...
08 February 2017
Tassie Recycler Converts Aquaculture's Plastic Waste into Building Materials
AUSTRALIA - A Tasmanian company recycling the state's farming and fishing industry's plastic waste is looking to expand its operations interstate....
07 February 2017
Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
UK - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria....
18 January 2017
Global Octopus Landings on an Increasing Trend
GLOBAL - Global octopus landings appear to be on an increasing trend right now. In 2015, landings increased by 6.7 per cent compared with 2014. Increases were registered...
11 January 2017
Argentine Anchovy Fishery Proves It’s Sustainable, Again
ARGENTINA - The Argentine anchovy fishery has achieved re-certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard. ...
09 January 2017
Arctic Char Sperm Race for Reproductive Success
NORWAY - Dominant Arctic char produce sperm that swim faster in diluted ovarian fluid, while subordinate males produce sperm that swim faster in water, according...
04 January 2017
Fishermen Now Required to Land Cod as Latest Phase of Discard Ban Takes Effect
UK - Further action to boost sustainable fishing begins as the next phase of the discard ban for demersal species comes into force, announced Fisheries Minister...
22 December 2016
Unexpected Sea Bass and Sea Bream Volumes Halt Price Rise
GLOBAL - After a year of slowing production growth and firming prices, an improved outlook has led to some much needed investor confidence in the farmed seabass...
21 December 2016
Study Finds Barramundi at Risk From Acid Oceans
AUSTRALIA - Wild barramundi populations are likely to be at risk under ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found....
20 December 2016
Alaskan & Russian Pollock - Quotas, Catches, Pricing and Expectations
US - Quotas for the 2017 Alaska Pollock fishery set last week indicate steady pricing and normal product output for the New Year, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex...
15 December 2016
Yellowfin Sole & Rock Sole Market Update
US - With the Rocksole with Roe fishery coming up in Alaska, it's a good time to start looking at the Sole Markets, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3 - Minute...
09 December 2016
Red Sea Bream Aquaculture- Is Deep-Sea Farming the Solution?
JAPAN - Red sea bream has a special place in Japan. Known as madai in Japanese, its unique red colour is considered lucky, and the fish is often served whole on...
Two New Basslet Species Discovered in the Caribbean
GLOBAL - Living in deep reefs in the Atlantic Ocean, the banded basslet, a small and colorful species with a wide range of distribution, has long been thought to...
08 December 2016
Why the Flounder is Flat
GERMANY - Scientists have long been puzzled by the flounder's asymmetrical physiology. The mechanism that triggers the unusual asymmetry has now been identified...
Commission Proposes To Maintain 2017 Black Sea Fishing Opportunities
EU - The European Commission has proposed fishing opportunities for the Black Sea for 2017....
07 December 2016
Florida University to Explore Hogfish Aquaculture
US - Hogfish, a popular and delicious species targeted by commercial and recreational spear fishermen, is currently being overfished in Florida state and federal...
06 December 2016
Why Coral Trout Could be the Next Big Thing in Global Aquaculture
JAPAN - Amid a decline in numbers of coral trout in the wild, the National Research and Development Agency, Japanese Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)...
30 November 2016
Scientists Identify Viruses Causing Lymphocystis in Fish
SPAIN - Lymphocystis is an infectious disease of fish which causes significant economic losses in aquaculture. A study, which involved the Autonomous University...
23 November 2016
Commission Meeting Leaves Key Fish Stocks Left Without Protection
EUROPE - The annual meeting of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission has closed without agreement regarding management of the deep-sea fish orange roughy....
22 November 2016
Recovery Plan Agreed for Mediterranean Swordfish
EU - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) has finalised its one-week long negotiations between 51 countries and has agreed...
17 November 2016
Seafood Leaders Meet to Strengthen Mahi Mahi Fisheries in Eastern Pacific
PERU - More than 70 representatives working in the mahi mahi supply chain met in Lima this month to continue strengthening the management of fisheries in Peru, Ecuador,...
15 November 2016
Weekly Overview: Personality Test Could Help Improve Sole Farming
ANALYSIS - Researchers in Spain and Scotland have made a discovery that may help sole reproduce better in captivity, and in turn help improve aquaculture production....
14 November 2016
Mediterranean Swordfish on the Verge of Collapse WWF Warns
EUROPE - WWF is calling on 48 fishing nations gathering today in Vilamoura, Portugal to end over three decades of overfishing of the Mediterranean swordfish and...
10 November 2016
Dainichi: The Face of Japan's Clear Sea
JAPAN - Dainichi Corporation is one of Japan's main seafood and aquaculture firms. Located by the Uwa Sea in Ehime prefecture, it employs 140 people in three cities...
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