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11 October 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Feed Helps Reduce Post-Transfer Losses
EUROPE - The period of transfer from the hatchery to the sea cage, is a challenging time for marine fish fry. Young fish are more prone to disease and stress after...
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....
21 September 2016
UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
12 September 2016
Xelect Maintains Strong Focus on R&D
UK - Xelect was founded on a core principle – to bring effective genetic technology to the global aquaculture industry. The University of St Andrews spin-out was...
09 September 2016
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Acquires Balta Island Seafare
SCOTLAND, UK - Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has acquired Balta Island Seafare Ltd, a salmon farming company with operations in Shetland around the Yell and Unst islands....
26 August 2016
Investment in Overseas Markets Remains a Priority for Scottish Salmon Company
UK - The Scottish Salmon Company PLC has issued its Q2 2016 and half year results. Revenues for the quarter were £28.5m (Q2 2015: £31.2m) on harvested volumes...
16 August 2016
Hastings Plaice Fishermen First to Receive Sustainable Certification
UK - The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society is celebrating being the first British fishermen to gain sustainable certification for catching plaice....
11 August 2016
Benchmark Acquires South American Shrimp Breeding Programme
UK - Benchmark Holdings plc has entered into an agreement to acquire aquaculture breeding programmes operated by Centro de Investigación de la Acuicultura de Colombia...
09 August 2016
Top Geneticist Joins Benchmark’s Breeding and Genetics Business
UK - Industry expert, Dr Alan Tinch has joined Benchmark’s breeding and genetics business as Technical Services Director....
05 August 2016
Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
29 July 2016
One in Three Children Never Eat Oily Fish
UK - A study by UK supermarket Waitrose has revealed that one in three children never eat oily fish despite the health benefits associated with its high consumption....
28 July 2016
Tesco to Remove Some John West Canned Tuna from Shelves
UK - Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
27 July 2016
Two New Industry Members Appointed to SAIC Board
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is further strengthening the industry representation on its Board with not one but two new appointments...
25 July 2016
Scottish Sea Farms to Invest £35m in Argyll RAS Hatchery
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon producer Scottish Sea Farms is to invest £35 million in a major freshwater site near Oban. This investment is part of a total £70 million...
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....
Young’s Seafood Chief Executive Steps Down
UK - Pete Ward has stepped down from his position as Chief Executive of Young’s UK business operations on Monday 11 July 2016. Pete has worked at Young’s for...
30 June 2016
IPNLF Joins the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions
UK - The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has become an official collaborator with the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions. The move is part...
17 June 2016
AquacultureUK2016: Atlantic Salmon Gill Health Research Wins Student Award
UK - Ana Herrero, from Moredun Research Institute and the University of Stirling, has been named the winner of the Elanco sponsored 2016 Young Scientist Award, which...
06 June 2016
SAIC-Supported Cleaner Fish Project Scoops Innovation Award
UK - Scottish Sea Farms was last night crowned winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Excellence Award for Innovation for its pioneering approach to sea lice control...
03 June 2016
UK’s Best Fishing Businesses Named
UK - The best and brightest of the British fishing industry have been honoured in the UK’s only awards ceremony celebrating their hard work and dedication, the...
31 May 2016
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture UK 2016 Round-Up
ANALYSIS - Over the past week, TheFishSite has been in Aviemore, Scotland for the Aquaculture UK show, 25-26 May 2016....
AquacultureUK2016: Ace Aquatec Awarded for Innovation in Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - Ace Aquatec, the Dingwall-based SME responsible for the Hume Stunner Universal (HSU), has been announced winner of the inaugural Aquaculture Innovation...
AquacultureUK2016: Big Fish Feed Potential for Scottish Whisky Industry
UK - Horizon Protein, a spin out from Heriot-Watt University, is working with the Scottish malt whisky industry to produce a low cost locally sourced sustainable...
26 May 2016
AquacultureUK2016: Delivering a Vision for the Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture to 2030
UK - A new strategy is being put together to help the Scottish aquaculture industry address challenges and plan its growth over the next 15 years. Speaking to TheFishSite...
North Sea Cod Enters Sustainability Assessment
UK - North Sea cod has now entered into the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment. The move has been organised by a coalition of fishing organisations, supermarkets,...
25 May 2016
Scoping Study to Help Shape Proposed Centre of Excellence for Scottish Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - A new two-phase scoping study, initiated by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with Highlands and Island Enterprise...
Gael Force Vision On Track After Mohn Aqua Acquisition
UK - Gael Force has continued with its planned growth after acquiring control of Mohn Aqua. The acquisition of Forres-based underwater technology specialists, Mohn...
23 May 2016
Customised Aquaculture Nets From W & J Knox
UK - Netmaker, W & J Knox Ltd, was established almost 240 years ago when the Knox family set up a mill in Kilbirnie to spin flax and manufacture linen thread. Two...
20 May 2016
MMCD - Simplifies Fish Farming
UK - To aid in the day-to-day running of fish farms Mørenot Main Component Database, (MMCD) offers fish farmers an excellent solution. The custom-made software...
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