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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Scotland’s Seafood Showcased in Hong Kong’s Luxury Market
SCOTLAND, UK - For the first time, Scotland’s vast array of premium seafood has gone on show at the internationally renowned ‘Great Foodhall’ in Hong Kong....
ENVIGUARD Investigates Aquaculture Health Challenges
EU - The ENVIGUARD project has started a research survey for the environmental and fish health challenges that European aquaculture faces....
Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate...
Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Study Examines Antibiotics in US Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new study by Arizona State University researchers is examining the persistence of antibiotics in seafood raised by aquaculture....
EU Adopts Series of Discard Plans
EU - The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans as it gears up for the introduction of an obligation to land all catches on 1 January 2015....
US Researchers Examine Antibiotic Use in Aquaculture
US - In a new study, Hansa Done, PhD candidate, and Rolf Halden, PhD, researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examine antibiotic use in...
Partnerships Signed for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve nutrition and reduce poverty were signed in Timor-Leste as part of a celebration...
Chum Salmon Market Puzzling Buyers
US - The chum salmon market is puzzling buyers globally this season as harvests are lower than expected, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from...
Chinese Aquatic Product Prices Show Slight Fall
CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices fell slightly in the second week of October, according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry...
Nutreco Agrees to Offer From SHV
NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: What Do Consumers Want From Organic Aquaculture?
GERMANY - In recent years there has been a move towards more ethical and organic fish consumption. In order to understand what consumers want and expect from organic...
How Do Offshore Wind Farms Impact Marine Species?
US - Offshore wind power is a valuable source of renewable energy that can help reduce carbon emissions. Technological advances are allowing higher capacity turbines...
Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding program, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest,...
Single Body Needed to Solves Aquaculture Licensing Problems
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President, Eddie Downey, has said that Minister Coveney must urgently pull all the various agencies and departments of...
Successful LARVIVA Range Presentation for BioMar at Aquaculture Europe 2014
SPAIN - The hatchery segment, in particular BioMar's larval feed range LARVIVA, was the leading topic chosen by BioMar to be presented to selected customers in the...
Highlights from the World Organisation for Animal Health Conference
SOUTH KOREA - The third Global Conference of Reference Centres of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) was held in Incheon (Seoul), Korea (Rep. of) from...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: Don't Be Scared of Innovation
GLOBAL - Carlos Luna, Director of Angulas Aguinage, explains how innovation is possible, even in small companies during his plenary address at Aquaculture Europe...
Sights Set on More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
SOUTH AFRICA – Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing....
Omega Protein Awarded Friend of the Sea Certification for Sustainable Gulf Menhaden
GLOBAL - After an extensive auditing process, Omega Protein has achieved recertification by Friend of the Sea for sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
EU Support Secured for Fisheries Affected by Russian Ban
UK - Fishermen affected by the Russian food export ban will benefit from EU wide support thanks to lobbying by the UK government, Fisheries Minister George Eustice...
Are There Enough Fish to Go Around?
UK - Scientists from the University of York have released a report highlighting the gap between declining wild fish supplies and healthy eating advice recommending...
New CEO Appointed for BioMar Group
DENMARK - Torben Svejgard, who has been Group CEO in BioMar since 2008, has resigned from his position in order to focus on a career as a full-time board member....
EU Council Agree on Baltic Sea Fishing Quotas
EU - The EU Council has reached a political agreement on fishing opportunities for 2015 for certain fish stocks in the Baltic Sea. ...
Seafish Appoints FCI to Certify Revised Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - FCI (Food Certification International) has been awarded the role as certification body for the revised Responsible Fishing Scheme, as the standard aims to attain...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Illegal Fisheries: Green Cards for Five Countries, Red Card for Sri Lanka
GLOBAL - In its fight against illegal fishing activities worldwide, the European Commission has proposed to ban imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka to tackle...
UK’s Best Fish and Chip Shop Reports Unbelievable Eight Months of Growth
UK - Voted the UK’s best Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop at the 2014 National Fish & Chip Awards in January this year, the people behind Quayside in Whitby...
New Guide Helps Latvian Seafood Consumers Choose Responsibly
LATVIA - Seafood shoppers in Latvia can now choose responsibly farmed fish easily with the help of the new edition of the Latvian seafood guide....
Icelandic Fish Catch Down in 2013
ICELAND - The total catch of Icelandic fishing vessels in 2013 was 1363 thousand tonnes which is 86 thousand tonnes less than in 2012, reports Statistics Iceland....
Cichlids’ Egg-Spots: How Evolution Creates New Characteristics
SWITZERLAND - The evolution of new traits with novel functions has always posed a challenge to evolutionary biology. Studying the colour markings of cichlid fish,...
 
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