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Friday, August 29, 2014
Sustainable Aquaculture Courses at the University of St Andrews: A Students Perspective
SCOTLAND, UK - Aquaculture Student Ellen Ashford talks to TheFishSite about her recent experience of studying for the St Andrews Postgraduate Diploma course in sustainable...
Implementation of EU Fishery Policies in the Baltic Sea Discussed
DENMARK - Best practices and management strategies for implementation of new EU fishery policies in the Baltic Sea region were discussed by members of the Baltic...
EU and Faroe Islands Discuss Sustainable Fisheries
EU - European Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki welcomed the Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands, Mr Jacob Vestergaard, in Athens for a two-day visit...
Aquaculture Stewardship Council to Further Discuss Feed Standard
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) Responsible Feed Project’s participants will come together next week for the first technical working group...
Walking Fish Reveal Evolutionary Secrets
CANADA - About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just...
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Merck Animal Health to Sponsor 10th International Sea Lice Conference
US - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will be sponsoring the 10th International Sea Lice Conference, being hosted for...
Pacific Hake Plugging Up West Coast
US - More than 1000 metric tons of Pacific Hake is unable to be shipped to Russia due to the country's import ban and other countries are bidding low for the inventories,...
New Leadership for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
SCOTLAND, UK - Ross Dougal has been elected as the new President of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) at its annual general meeting....
New App Helps Find Restaurants Serving Sustainable Seafood
GLOBAL - Friend of the Sea has launched a new App – Friend of the Sea Seafood – to help consumers search for restaurants serving Friend of the Sea certified...
Irish Sea Fisheries Board to Host Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board has announced that its conference “Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?” will take...
Pregnant Women: Don’t Avoid Eating All Fish
US - For most people, eating fish and shellfish is not a health concern, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In fact, fish contains omega-3...
Conflict Will Not Make Ukraine Hungry
UKRAINE – Ukraine will not be allowed to go without food, agriculture minister Igor Shvaika has declared on live television....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
UK and US Fishermen to Exchange Seabird Conservation Ideas
UK - The European Commission-funded GAP2 exchange program, part of the GAP2 Project, is designed to help support the development and dissemination of best practices...
Icelandic Fish Catch Declined in July
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 13.4% lower in July 2014 than in July 2013, according to Statistics Iceland....
New Study Highlights Changes to UK Marine Systems
UK - Sustained observations of the sea by the Marine Biological Association of the UK highlight massive changes across UK marine systems and are the subject of a...
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective...
Aquaculture Production Growing in Argentina
ARGENTINA - In 2013, Argentina recorded an increase in aquaculture production of 27.6 per cent over 2012, generating sales of over 150 million pesos....
More Can Tho Pangasius Farms to Sign Up to Sustainable Certification
VIET NAM - According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho, total aquaculture area of the city in the first seven months of 2014 was...
Marine Harvest Reports Record High Profit and Volume for Q2 2014
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1,220 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 901 million in the corresponding quarter...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Bakkafrost Reports All-round Good Results Contributing to a Strong Second Quarter
FAROE ISLANDS - Bakkafrost has delivered a total operating EBIT of DKK 212.1 million in the second quarter of 2014. The combined farming and Value Added Processing...
Government to Support Growth of Fish Processing Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - Cabinet Secretary for Fisheries and Food Richard Lochhead has given a commitment that the Scottish Government will work with the fish processing sector...
Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
Fish Turned Off by Smell of Damaged Habitats
US - Damaged coral reefs emit chemical cues that repulse young coral and fish, discouraging them from settling in the degraded habitat, according to new research....
New Report Sets Out Independence Gains for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Five key gains that independence brings the Scottish fishing industry have been set out in a new report published by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard...
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
Scottish White Fish Body Joins Fight for Greater Say in EU Decision-making
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s largest fishing association has thrown its weight behind a new body created to play a bigger part in decisions affecting the industry...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vermilion Snapper Trip Limit Decreased in South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
 
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