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20 April 2017
Scots secure £5m for marine research funding
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) has been awarded £5 million from the Scottish Funding Council this week....
18 April 2017
Salmon sector outweighs fishing industry
Scotland’s salmon farming sector generated more money than the entire UK fishing industry for the first time ever last year....
12 April 2017
Key EU stocks “returning to greatness”
The status of a number of key European fish stocks is on the rise, thanks to the “decades of self-sacrifice” by EU fishermen, according to one of their representative...
Seafood stars vie for excellence awards
Fifteen seafood producers, across eight of the 22 award categories, have made the shortlist for this year’s Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards....
11 April 2017
A single celled replacement for fishmeal?
Large scale production of a single cell organism could reduce the need to use wild-caught fish and agricultural crops as the key protein ingredients in aquaculture...
Ruling welcomed by US aquaculture industry
US aquaculture producers should be able to transport live fish across state boundaries without the prospect of inadvertently triggering draconian penalties, following...
Scots seafood makes US inroads
Scottish seafood companies secured deals which could be worth an additional £5.5m in annual sales to North America last week....
10 April 2017
Brexit tops Dutch conference agenda
The UK’s decision to leave the European Union and the impact this will have on all fishing communities and regions in the EU countries bordering Britain’s territorial...
Alaska Fish Factor: preparing to go electric
Automation is coming to Alaska fishing boats in the form of cameras and sensors to track what’s coming and going over the rails....
07 April 2017
Hope for ocean seeding breakthrough
The practice of ocean seeding could help regenerate fish stocks and fisheries on an unprecedented scale, as Michael Riedijk, President of Vancouver-based Oceaneos...
05 April 2017
PD vaccine monopoly overturned
Fish farmers in Norway will now be able to choose from at least two PD vaccines, after the Norwegian Supreme Court ruled that MSD had no right to a monopoly....
Benthic fauna can offer environmental alerts
Benthic communities are an ideal measurement tool for trends in the marine environment – a fact that is inspiring a current research project by Norway’s Institute...
Values up despite drop in volumes
Norway has exported 636,000 tonnes of seafood, worth NOK 24.1 billion (£2.26 billion) in the first quarter of this year – an increase of 13% in value compared...
Feed chief steps down
Steven Rafferty has resigned from his roles as Managing Director of Skretting Global Salmon and Fish Feed Southern Europe and as member of Nutreco Executive Committee....
04 April 2017
Fish oil alternative for salmonids launched
ADM is offering a new sustainable fish oil alternative for aquafeeds, DHA Natur - a highly concentrated, non-genetically modified vegetable source of the essential...
Publix goes public with seafood sourcing policy
Publix, which has 1,146 stores across the southern US, has become the country's first retailer to publish a list of all the fisheries they use as suppliers for their...
French dominate seafood product shortlist
Over a third of the successful entries for this year’s Seafood Excellence Global awards competition (16 out of the 43 chosen) come from French firms....
Marine research under threat
New plans to pull funding from Alaska Sea Grant a year earlier than previously announced, have inspired director, Paula Cullenberg, to issue an impassioned plea...
How to Deliver Plant-Based Compounds for Maximum Benefit to Animals
GLOBAL - As phytogenic feed additives (PFAs) become increasingly accepted by the feed and livestock industries, there is greater scrutiny as to whether products...
03 April 2017
Alaska fish factor: buoyant seafood sales
Seafood sales at American retail stores - especially US wild-captured fish - are on an upswing and should remain that way for the foreseeable future....
31 March 2017
Pledge to save Med fish stocks
Following months of negotiations, the European Commission has secured a 10-year multinational pledge to save fish stocks in the Mediterranean....
30 March 2017
Alternative protein project grows wings
Fly farms could soon be producing 100,000 tonnes of protein and 60,000 tonnes of oil annually for the aquaculture and poultry feed markets in North America, following...
29 March 2017
Feed producer poised for growth
With two new feed mills due to open this year, Aller Aqua has decided to establish a dedicated group management team, which will be based in the German town of Christiansfeld...
Hotel group doubles up on seafood certification
The Norwegian-owned Nordic Choice Hotel Group has obtained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for close to...
Hard Brexit suits UK fleet
Complete control of fisheries in UK waters must be restored to this country during the Brexit negotiations, fishing industry leaders insisted yesterday as the UK...
Nutriad Opens New Plant in China
CHINA - Traditional Chinese dragon dances were on display when Nutriad, together with local partners, opened its new palatability factory in Nantong (China). ...
28 March 2017
Aquaculture careers in the spotlight
The wide range of jobs available in the aquaculture industry – both in Scotland and abroad – will be the subject of a careers event at Stirling University on...
27 March 2017
Alaska Fish Factor: navy could disrupt salmon migration
Plans by the US Navy to conduct training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska for two weeks in early May have led to nine coastal communities signing resolutions asking...
Event set to be a knock out
Anaesthesia protocols and a debate on possible refinements of routine procedures with ornamental, farm, wild and laboratory fish are the key themes for this week’s...
24 March 2017
Aquaculture's key regional role explained
The regional importance of Scotland’s aquaculture industry was emphasised in front of a recent meeting of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee...
 
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