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23 February 2017
Venezuela Seeks to Develop Fish Production
VENEZUELA - The government is working to make Venezuela a fishing and aquaculture power house, and in this way is aiming to optimise the distribution of seafood...
22 February 2017
EU Voices Concern as IATTC Fails to Adopt Robust Tuna Conservation Measures
EU - The EU has said it is concerned by IATTC's failure to adopt a robust, science-based conservation measure for tropical tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. ...
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
21 February 2017
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
Scottish Aquaculture and Fisheries Industries to Receive Over £8 million Funding
SCOTLAND - The latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will deliver 41 projects which will contribute to the sustainable management of fisheries...
20 February 2017
Expert Urges Federal Govt to Provide Tight Security for Aquatic Farmers
NIGERIA - An expert in the area of Aquaculture, Mrs Mojisola Funmilayo Siyanbola has urged the Federal Government to provide effective and efficient proactive security...
ASEAN Fish Production to Rise; Policies, Technology Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ASIA - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030. ...
American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth
US - In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this,...
17 February 2017
Frozen Shrimp Exports to Korea Must Undergo Quarantine
VIET NAM - Frozen shrimp exported to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must undergo quarantine checks before...
15 February 2017
International Collaboration to Improve Fisheries Management
GLOBAL - International collaboration is just one way the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) demonstrates support for best practice in global fisheries...
New Shellfish Licences Issued to Shetland Fishermen
UK - Five new shellfish licences have been granted to creel and scallop fishermen in Shetland. ...
Chile Invests Over $2 billion in Los Lagos Region in 2016
CHILE - In 2016, Chile allocated more than two billion pesos to the fishing and aquaculture industries in the Los Lagos region....
14 February 2017
Aquaculture Project for Tribespeople
INDIA - After scripting a success saga in an inland aquaculture project to improve the lives of tribespeople in the Karapuzha reservoir, the Central Inland Fisheries...
Algeria-EU Programme to Support Fishing, Aquaculture Sector
ALGERIA - A programme of the European Union (EU) to support the sector of fishing and aquaculture was officially launched Monday, in Algiers, as part of the European...
13 February 2017
Commission Adopts New Regulation on EU Fleet Register
EU - Updates to the European Union's fleet register will soon be available in real time, following the adoption of a new regulation by the European Commission on...
Alaska Fish Factor: Framework for Alaskan Mariculture Expansion Takes Shape
US - Shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, seaweeds and biofuels are crops envisioned by a group of Alaskans who are crafting a framework for a statewide mariculture...
Ministry Urges Australia to Permit Shrimp Imports Again
VIET NAM - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has called on the Australian Government to allow the import of prawns and uncooked shrimps again soon....
10 February 2017
Belarus, Ecuador Discuss JV on Agrarian, Seafood Processing Companies
BELARUS & ECUADOR - Belarus and Ecuador discussed setting up joint companies to process seafood and agricultural products. ...
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...
Ag Department Accused of 'Dropping the Ball' Due to Diseased Prawn Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Prawn Farming Association (APFA) has accused the Federal Department of Agriculture of "dropping the ball", following revelations that...
09 February 2017
Mongolia’s Freshwater Revolution
MONGOLIA - Can a government project, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, make fish a staple product of the second-largest...
08 February 2017
Zimbabwean Fish Farming Gets Boost
ZIMBABWE - The Government has launched a stocking and restocking programme on Zimbabwean dams to boost fish production (aquaculture) countrywide to enhance national...
07 February 2017
Seafood Industry Urges Government to Free Fresh, Brackish Water for Aquaculture
INDIA - The seafood industry has urged the government to free its fresh and brackish waters for aquaculture activities if it is to achieve a Blue Revolution....
06 February 2017
USDA Suspends Development of Standards for Grades of Catfish
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has announced that it will suspend work related to the development of voluntary...
03 February 2017
Canadian Government Invests in Quebec Fishing, Aquaculture Industries
CANADA - The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible...
Mixed Response to White Paper on UK's Exit from EU
UK - The UK government recently released its White Paper looking at the country's exit from the EU. The paper has been met with mixed response....
02 February 2017
Proposal to Relocate Marlborough Sounds Salmon Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is seeking public comment on a proposal to relocate up to six salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds to locations...
Co-op Scheme to Boost Australian Rock Lobster Exports
AUSTRALIA - Thanks to loan from the Western Australia government, Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative will now be able to build a 80-tonne live lobster holding...
31 January 2017
Exclusive Info on the 2017 Halibut Quota
US - The International Pacific Halibut Commission was here in Victoria B.C. last week discussing the catch limits for the 2017 Halibut fishery, reports Rob Reierson...
27 January 2017
Hawaii Oceanic Technology Shuts Its Doors After Almost Ten Years in Business
US - Hawaii Oceanic Technology Inc., a Honolulu-based open ocean fish farming technology company, has shut down after nearly a decade in business....
 
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