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10 June 2016
Social License is Vital for Seafood Industry to Combat Negative Perceptions
UK - Seafish is hosting a special workshop at the end of June to educate the seafood industry on the importance of having a Social License to Operate (SLO), and...
Middle East Central Asian Aquaculture Conference a First for Turkey
TURKEY - Last week, an innovative conference of aquaculture professionals, academics and organizations met in Izmir, Turkey at the FuarIzmir convention centre from...
09 June 2016
Norway to Strengthen Seafood Presence in India
NORWAY - The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), a public company owned by the Ministry of Trade and Fisheries, has employed Yogi Shergill as country director for India....
08 June 2016
International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement....
Fiji Continues to invest in Aquaculture
FIJI - Fiji currently has and continues to invest in aquaculture through funding of several projects for aquaculture development, spread out through the four divisions...
Azti Wins Key Contract in ICCAT's Tuna Tagging Programme
SPAIN - The Basque expert technology centre (AZTI) specialising in marine and food innovation will lead the first-phase tagging activities in the eastern Atlantic...
07 June 2016
Novel Methods to Evaluate Fish Response to Stress
EU - Farmed fish are submitted to many stressors that have an important impact on their health and can even lead to their premature death. The COPEWELL project has...
Weekly Overview: Project Investigates More Efficient European Catfish Farming Methods
ANALYSIS - An EU funded project is investigating more productive, faster systems in which to farm catfish in Europe....
Mediterranean Countries to Close Bottom Trawling Fishing to Rebuild Fish Stocks
EUROPE - Oceana has applauded the adoption at the General Fisheries Committee for the Mediterranean (GFCM), of the closure of three areas in the Strait of Sicily...
Restricting Illegal Fishing Boats' Access to Insurance May Help Stop Illegal Fishing
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia has found that rogue fishing vessels are able to secure insurance including those that have been flagged...
06 June 2016
Port State Measures Now in Force
GLOBAL - The first ever binding international treaty targeting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing came into force yesterday (Sunday 5 June)....
Russia Prepares to Extend Agri-Food Embargo Until End of 2017
RUSSIA - The Russian Agriculture Ministry has prepared a draft decree to extend its embargo on food products from a number of countries including the EU and US until...
Alaska Fish Factor: 'Mighty Ships' Programme Features Alaskan Fishing Boat
US - Alaskan fishermen have raised the bar for big fishing boats with the F/V Northern Leader of Kodiak, and Discovery Canada producers of the popular “Mighty...
03 June 2016
Project Investigates Faster and More Productive Catfish Aquaculture
EUROPE - With 57 per cent of EU consumption being imported from China and Southeast Asia, European producers are facing fierce competition only aggravated by depleting...
Court of Appeals Orders Release of Chilean Antibiotic Usage Data
CHILE - The Court of Appeals of Santiago has accepted a claim submitted by marine conservation organization Oceana, and has ordered the National Fisheries and Aquaculture...
US Saltwater Fishing Generated $214 billion in 2014
US - Commercial and recreational saltwater fishing in the United States generated more than $214 billion in sales and supported 1.83 million jobs in 2014, according...
02 June 2016
Vancouver Court Hands Huge Fine to Seafood Retailer
CANADA - A major investigation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada into the illegal fishing and sale of crab and spot prawns in Vancouver has led to a significant fine...
€4.3 Million EMFF Grants Available to Seafood Processing and Aquaculture Sectors
IRELAND - €4.3 million in grants has been awarded to 51 seafood enterprises under 5 Schemes launched earlier this year under the European Maritime and Fisheries...
31 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishery Braces Itself for Possible Lay-Offs
US - The budget impasse with Alaska legislators is wreaking havoc on salmon fisheries across the state, and the industry is bracing for the possibility of a complete...
Ground Breaking Fishing Rules Set for Indian Ocean Skipjack Tuna
GLOBAL - In a move to help the long term sustainability of Indian Ocean skipjack tuna stocks, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has agreed to adopt Harvest...
27 May 2016
Marine Sector Needs Government Action to Create Jobs, Exports
IRELAND - The new Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed TD, must ensure swift and measurable action to review procedures, reduce red tape and encourage development...
26 May 2016
Japan Cuts Salmon, Trout Fishing Quota in Russian EEZ
JAPAN - Japan and Russia have agreed on a sharp cut in this year’s quota for salmon and trout fished by Japanese ships within Russia’s exclusive economic zone,...
New Paper Underlines Importance of Fish Inclusion in National Policies
GLOBAL - A new paper published in the peer-reviewed Food Policy journal recommends that the nutritional importance of fish, especially in resource-poor populations...
25 May 2016
Russia and Norway Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
RUSSIA - Russia is planning for further development of its aquaculture industry and is looking to Norway for cooperation on technology and competence....
24 May 2016
Vietnam Passes Development Scheme for Tilapia Farming
VIETNAM – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently passed the Development Scheme on Tilapia Cultivation by 2020 with a vision towards 2030....
The Challenges for Solomon Islands Milkfish Aquaculture
SOLOMON ISLANDS - The human inhabitants of Solomon Islands, like many Pacific islands, are heavily reliant on coastal fisheries for food. With increasing human population,...
High-Level Meeting to Discuss Way Forward for European Aquaculture
EU - In a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council on 24 May, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella...
23 May 2016
Potential HSMI Finding on Canadian Salmon Farm
CANADA - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved in Canada
CANADA - Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption. ...
Value of Irish Aquaculture Up 20 per cent to €150 million
IRELAND - The latest figures from the BIM Annual Aquaculture Survey showed that 2015 saw a strong recovery in fish and shellfish farming production with the industry...
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