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16 May 2017
INVE seals Thai tilapia deal
INVE has signed an agreement that will result in a range of its tilapia products being distributed by one of Thailand’s largest quality tilapia fry and feed providers,...
09 May 2017
Losses mount for GM salmon firm
AquaBounty, the biotechnology company known for its GM AquaAdvantage salmon strain, has posted losses of just over $2 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared...
27 March 2017
Panga producers hit hard
It's not shaping up to be a very good year for Vietnamese pangasius producers, as harsh weather and increased import tariffs strengthen finished goods, according...
09 March 2017
Tackling ISA on 3 fronts
Stofnfiskur, the Icelandic salmon ova producer, is working to combat infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on three fronts – by capitalising on its unique natural biosecurity...
08 March 2017
Work on Trà Vinh’s First High-tech Shrimp Breeding Centre Begins
VIET NAM - Thông Thuận Group started the construction of a high-tech shrimp breeding centre in the southern Trà Vinh Province’s Trường Long Hòa Commune...
Urchinomics – Perfect Blend of Aquaculture and Conservation?
GLOBAL - Across the world’s oceans, sea urchins are on the march – and that’s not a good thing. Reports on how a new system of population management can stem...
Benchmark Lands SalMar Contract
NORWAY - Benchmark, through its subsidiary Salmobreed, has signed a long-term agreement to provide genetics, health and knowledge services to SalMar, one of the...
06 March 2017
Shrimp Breeding Farm Starts Commercial Production in 2017
ALGERIA - The shrimp breeding farm of Ouragla is set to start commercial production during 2017, according to Director of the National Centre of Research and Fisheries...
03 March 2017
Aquaculture Growth Backed by Newly Appointed Group Manager
NEW ZEALAND - With recently appointed Group Manager Dr Serean Adams at the helm, the Cawthron Aquaculture Group is set to go from strength to strength....
23 February 2017
Urgent Need to Check How Males and Females Respond Differently to Ocean Acidification
UK - Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine...
07 February 2017
Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
UK - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria....
Fisheries Institute Sets up RAS to Boost Fish Seed Production
INDIA - The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has set up a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) at its Vizhinjam Research Centre to boost the...
27 January 2017
New Crab Species Discovered in the Caribbean
BONAIRE, CARIBBEAN - Recent underwater photographs and video obtained using scuba equipment by underwater photographer Ellen Muller at dive sites in the National...
26 January 2017
Russia to Develop Karelia’s Aquaculture Industry
RUSSIA – The Russian government has unveiled plans to foster the development of the aquaculture industry in Karelia, in the country’s north-western part. With...
23 January 2017
Climate Change Prompts Alaska Fish to Change Breeding Behavior
US - One of Alaska's most abundant freshwater fish species is altering its breeding patterns in response to climate change. This could impact the ecology of northern...
19 January 2017
AquaBounty Completes NASDAQ Listing, Raises $25m for Commercialisation of GM Salmon
US - AquaBounty Technologies has completed the listing of its common shares on the NASDAQ Stock Market and finalized the equity subscription from Intrexon....
17 January 2017
New Research Finds Fishing is Fundamentally Altering the Food Chain in Coral Reefs
UK - Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting extra pressure on top-level predator fish, according to new research....
13 January 2017
Government to Develop Aquaculture in Karnataka State
INDIA - Pramod Madhwaraj, the Minister of State for Fisheries, has said that the department is planning to develop aquaculture on 5,000 hectares across Karnataka...
11 January 2017
Wastewater Treatment Upgrades Result in Major Reduction of Intersex Fish
CANADA - Upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant along Ontario's Grand River led to a 70 per cent drop in fish that have both male and female characteristics within...
10 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Endangered Sea Cucumber Farming Operation Receives $2.75 million Investment
GLOBAL - A sea cucumber farming operation in Madagascar has received a $2.75 million investment from Aqua-Spark - the sustainable aquaculture investment fund....
Researchers Express Optimism Over Transgenic Chinese Carp
CHINA - Chinese researchers who created a rapidly growing “giant” transgenic carp have expressed cautious optimism it will one day land on dining tables....
09 January 2017
Arctic Char Sperm Race for Reproductive Success
NORWAY - Dominant Arctic char produce sperm that swim faster in diluted ovarian fluid, while subordinate males produce sperm that swim faster in water, according...
05 January 2017
Sustainable Sea Cucumber Farming Operation Receives $2.75 million Investment
MADAGASCAR - Aqua-Spark, the first investment fund focused exclusively on sustainable aquaculture, has announced a new investment into a sea cucumber farming operation,...
03 January 2017
Fish Gene Bank to Help Cope with Climate Change
INDIA - Experts have recommended setting up a common gene bank for vulnerable fish species as well as setting up fish sanctuaries in order to mitigate the impacts...
29 December 2016
Female Fish Judge Males on DIY Skills, Study Shows
GLOBAL - An international team has showed that male fish build nests to suit local environments - and females judge males on their ability to respond to changing...
12 December 2016
Scientists Improve Predictions of How Temperature Affects Fish Embryo Survival
US - Scientists closely tracking the survival of endangered Sacramento River salmon faced a puzzle: the same high temperatures that salmon eggs survived in the laboratory...
New Worldfish Strategy Targets Increased Sustainable Fish Production
GLOBAL - A new six-year strategy launched by WorldFish aims to boost sustainable aquaculture production and small-scale fisheries in developing countries, at the...
09 December 2016
Australian Government Addresses Critical Shortage of Pacific Oyster Spat
AUSTRALIA - The State Government and industry are working together to ensure the continual supply of juvenile Pacific Oysters and help safeguard South Australia’s...
07 December 2016
Florida University to Explore Hogfish Aquaculture
US - Hogfish, a popular and delicious species targeted by commercial and recreational spear fishermen, is currently being overfished in Florida state and federal...
06 December 2016
Why Coral Trout Could be the Next Big Thing in Global Aquaculture
JAPAN - Amid a decline in numbers of coral trout in the wild, the National Research and Development Agency, Japanese Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)...
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