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Monday, October 20, 2014
Single Body Needed to Solves Aquaculture Licensing Problems
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President, Eddie Downey, has said that Minister Coveney must urgently pull all the various agencies and departments of...
New Levy to Fight Oyster Mortality Syndrome
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft determination proposing to allow Australian Seafood Industries (ASI) to collect...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Irish Shellfish Association Celebrates 25 Years
IRELAND - The Irish Shellfish Association will celebrate 25 years working for oyster, mussel, clam and scallop producers at its conference in the Red Cow Hotel,...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Shellfish Farmers Concerns Over Inshore Water Quality
IRELAND - The annual national review of shellfish waters for 2014 shows that County Clare came top once again, showing great awareness of the need for good water...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Raspberry Point Oyster Expands Facilities to Meet International Demand
CANADA - The government has announced a combined investment of C$205,000 for Raspberry Point Oyster Co in order for the company to improve its technology and trade....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb
US - Virginia’s oyster harvest has jumped another 25 per cent last year, surging past 500,000 bushels, the most in nearly a generation....
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Advances in Mollusk Parasite Culturing Methods Drives Research
US - Researchers at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences dug into the last 70 years of peer-reviewed publications about protozoan parasites that infest bivalve...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Chicken Farmers Benefit from Oyster Farming Waste
CHINA - An agricultural company in Pingtan has been instrumental in the disposal of wasted oyster shells by turning them into a feed ingredient for chickens....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Upper North Shore Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, has closed off the Upper North Shore for shellfish harvesting because of toxicity....
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Scientists Find Mosquito Control Pesticide Low Risk to Juvenile Oysters, Hard Clams
US - Four of the most common mosquito pesticides used along the east and Gulf coasts show little risk to juvenile hard clams and oysters, according to a NOAA study....
Native Oyster Making a Comeback
AUSTRALIA - The revival of the native oyster (Ostrea angasi) in South Australian waters is adding a delicious aquaculture product to the State’s premium seafood...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Oyster Aquaculture to Benefit from Aboriginal Bursary
AUSTRALIA - The inaugural SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students has been awarded to Flinders University aquaculture honours student Shaun Henderson whose...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Increase in Value for Scottish Shellfish Farming Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Scotland Science has published the Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2013. The report found that the production tonnage of mussels...
Friday, May 16, 2014
Concrete Pilings Best for Oysters
US - Filter-feeding organisms such as oysters, mussels and barnacles improve water quality, with large colonies filtering vast amounts of water every day. These...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Value of Virginia Oyster and Clam Aquaculture Reaches All-time High
US - Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million, an all-time...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Oyster Aquaculture Could Improve Water Quality of Potomac River Estuary
US - Oyster aquaculture in the Potomac River estuary could result in significant improvements to water quality, according to a new NOAA and US Geological Survey...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Researchers Aim to Improve Mexico Scallops, Oysters
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), is conducting studies of technology transfer for the collection...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
New Study Looks at Norovirus Removal in Oysters
UK - The Food Standards Agency is inviting tenders to design and execute a research study to identify and evaluate possible enhancements to improve norovirus removal...
Irish Oyster Sector Benefits from an Increase in Production and Employment
IRELANd - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) in partnership with Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Aquaculture hosted an informative conference on Ireland’s oyster industry...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Argentina Eyes EU Market for Oyster Exports
ARGENTINA - The Argentinian Government is working to achieve the export of live oysters and pulps to the European Union market. A move which will help strengthen...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
New Aquaculture Bill Will Deliver More Freedom for Oyster Farming
US - The General Assembly has approved a bill that will allow oyster farming in agricultural districts, including York County, in Virginia state....
Thursday, February 20, 2014
IRTA Produces Pacific Oyster Seeds Free of the Herpes Virus
SPAIN - Over the last few years, the production of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) in the Ebro Delta has undergone considerable losses due to a herpes virus...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory Detects New Invasive Species
CANADA - The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory, founded a year ago in the Faculty of Agriculture, focuses on using innovative molecular biotechnology to drive scientific...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Wakulla County Explores Oyster Aquaculture
US - Oyster growers in Australia are watching the Tallahassee Community College’s (TCC) Oyster Aquaculture Certification programme, because the type of oyster...
Friday, January 24, 2014
California Coastal Commission Approves Open Ocean Shellfish Ranch
US - The California Coastal Commission has approved a new pioneering offshore shellfish ranch from the Catalina Sea Ranch company....
Friday, January 17, 2014
Acidification and Predators Pose Double Threat to Oysters
US - The once-booming, now struggling Olympia oyster native to the West Coast could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators, according...
Friday, December 13, 2013
SEAFARE Seminar Brings Scientists and the Oyster Industry Together
UK - The SEAFARE (Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Aquaculture for the Atlantic Region of Europe) project held a one-day seminar on sustainable oyster aquaculture...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Oysters Affected with Mikrocytos Mimicus in Norfolk
UK - Three Pacific oyster farms have reported an outbreak of Mikrocytos mimicus....
Friday, November 22, 2013
Congress Meets Aquaculture Research, Market and Public Managers
BRAZIL - The IV Brazilian Congress of Aquaculture Native Species begins on in Bethlehem is the first time that the state capital hosts the event, sponsored this...
 
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