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27 August 2014
More Can Tho Pangasius Farms to Sign Up to Sustainable Certification
VIET NAM - According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho, total aquaculture area of the city in the first seven months of 2014 was...
26 August 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
21 August 2014
New Invasive Shrimp Species Found in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A new invasive species, the Bloody Red Shrimp (Hemimysis anomala), has been discovered for the first time in Northern Ireland in Upper Lough...
19 August 2014
Public Comment Period Open for New Draft ASEAN Shrimp Farming Standard
INDONESIA - The first draft Shrimp Standard for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is now available for public comment from farmers, experts...
12 August 2014
Russia Ends Suspension on Vietnamese Seafood Exporters
VIET NAM - The Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (VPSS) has announced the removal of suspension on importing seafood into Russia from seven Vietnamese...
11 August 2014
Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay Prawns Seek Sustainable Certification
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia’s Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns are the first fisheries under the West Australian Government’s A$14.5million initiative to...
08 August 2014
Realising the Opportunities for ASC Certified Shrimp in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), WWF and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, in partnership with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters...
06 August 2014
Viet Nam Cracks Down on Chemical Use in Shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - The Prime Minister has directed ministries and agencies to monitor shrimp production and trade more strictly....
New Handling Guideline Booklet to Benefit the Shrimp Industry
CANADA - Operators in the provincial shrimp sector will be better positioned to pursue best practices with the introduction of a new booklet supported by the Provincial...
05 August 2014
Aquaculture Authority Failure to Issue Licences Leaves Shrimp Farmers Operating Illegally
INDIA - Many shrimp farmers in Tamil Nadu have found themselves operating illegally as the Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA) is unable to issue licences to regulate...
04 August 2014
Ninh Thuan Shrimp Seed Production Up 67 Per Cent
VIET NAM - So far this year, Ninh Thuan province has stocked four per cent more shrimp this year on an area of 712 hectares....
Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open on 20 August
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has announced that shrimp fishing from Tamaulipas to the mouth...
31 July 2014
Part of EU Fleet to Continue Fishing in Mauritanian Waters Until End of 2014
EU - EU vessels fishing shrimps and small pelagics in Mauritanian waters in the framework of the EU-Mauritania Fisheries Protocol will be able to continue to do...
30 July 2014
Cargill Launches New Tool to Help Farmers Manage EMS
US - Cargill's animal nutrition business has launched a new Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) Risk Tool to help customers determine the best farm management programme...
25 July 2014
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Lousiana Reports Good Shrimp Landings for June
US - Last week, NOAA released landing volumes for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico in the month of June. The data shows a decent June harvest in the state of...
Federal Stance on Northern Shrimp Allocations Threatens Provincial Economy
CANADA - The Federal Government’s unwillingness to consider alternatives to its “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy continues to threaten the economic well-being...
24 July 2014
Spain Starts Halt on Charoen Pokphand Foods Shrimp
SPAIN - Spain has begun to impose an import ban on all frozen shrimp and seafood products from Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and a Spanish industry group has called...
23 July 2014
Breakthrough in Fighting EMS Helps Shrimp Production
JAPAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality...
22 July 2014
New Project Brings Shrimp Farmers Closer to Best Aquaculture Practices Certification
GLOBAL - In collaboration with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), National Fish & Seafood in late July announced...
17 July 2014
Further Shrimp Price Increases to Impact US East and West Coast Markets
US - Rob Reierson provides an update on the East and West coast shrimp market in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 14 July....
16 July 2014
What is Causing High Prices for Shrimp?
US - After years of depressed and declining prices, the US market for shrimp has been on the uptick since 2010. For the US shrimp industry, this has meant increases...
15 July 2014
Seanamico Black Tiger Shrimps Certified Sustainable
VIET NAM - Farmed black tiger shrimps from Seanamico have now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea. Seanamico’s products can now proudly display the...
11 July 2014
Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas
US - NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from nine to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local time,...
08 July 2014
Weekly Overview: New Fish Health Handbook Available to Indian Fish, Shrimp Farmers
ANALYSIS - Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS), India, has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp, writes...
04 July 2014
Four Per Cent Increase In Vietnamese Seafood Output
VIET NAM - For the first six months of 2014, seafood production reached 2.8 million tonnes....
02 July 2014
New Education Pack Teaches Children About Fish, Food and Nutrition
UK - A primary school in Port Talbot got a special lesson on the importance of eating seafood during a visit from the Welsh Government’s Marine and Fisheries Department...
01 July 2014
Gene Silencing Technology Alters Sex of Prawns
ISRAEL - Israeli scientists have developed a novel method for generating single-sex populations of prawns. This could be used to boost the productivity of aquaculture...
26 June 2014
Fund Helps Belize Shrimp Farms in Bid to Meet ASC Standard
BELIZE - Thanks to funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), the Belize Shrimp Growers' Association is preparing...
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