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24 February 2017
New Report Shows First-Ever Global View of Transshipment in Fishing Industry
GLOBAL - Transshipment, the transfer of goods from one boat to another, is a major pathway for illegally caught and unreported fish to enter the global seafood market....
Walton Family Foundation Details Next Phase in Restoring Indonesia’s Fisheries
INDONESIA - At the Economist’s fourth annual World Ocean Summit, the Walton Family Foundation outlined its five-year strategy for sustainable fisheries across...
Record Short First Fishmeal and Fish Oil Season in Peru
PERU - On 27 July 2016, Peru's production ministry surprised the fishmeal and fish oil market by calling an end to the first center-north fishing season even though...
Winners, Losers Among Fish When Landscape Undergoes Change
US - A new study by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University has found that some fish lose out while others benefit as urban and agricultural development...
Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?
US - There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential...
23 February 2017
EU Lifts 'Yellow Cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands
EU - The European Commission has lifted the 'yellow cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands, recognising the significant progress both countries have made in the...
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...
Venezuela Seeks to Develop Fish Production
VENEZUELA - The government is working to make Venezuela a fishing and aquaculture power house, and in this way is aiming to optimise the distribution of seafood...
22 February 2017
EU Voices Concern as IATTC Fails to Adopt Robust Tuna Conservation Measures
EU - The EU has said it is concerned by IATTC's failure to adopt a robust, science-based conservation measure for tropical tuna in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. ...
Smart Reforms Key to Global Fish Recovery
New research has found that climate change will cause dramatic impacts in the world's fisheries, but with effective management most fisheries could yield more fish...
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
21 February 2017
New Fluorescence Method Detects Mercury in Fish
SPAIN - Researchers from the University of Burgos (Spain) have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury that may be present in fish....
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
Scottish Aquaculture and Fisheries Industries to Receive Over £8 million Funding
SCOTLAND - The latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will deliver 41 projects which will contribute to the sustainable management of fisheries...
International Drive to Increase Aquaculture SME Innovation
UK - An international partnership met in Reykjavík today to scope out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) aimed...
20 February 2017
Expert Urges Federal Govt to Provide Tight Security for Aquatic Farmers
NIGERIA - An expert in the area of Aquaculture, Mrs Mojisola Funmilayo Siyanbola has urged the Federal Government to provide effective and efficient proactive security...
ASEAN Fish Production to Rise; Policies, Technology Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ASIA - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030. ...
American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth
US - In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this,...
Russian Fish Processor to Build Four New Facilities, Increase Workforce
RUSSIA — Russia’s fish processor Kurilsk Universal Complex has become a strategic investor in local fish processor Ostrovny Rybokombinat and plans to build four...
17 February 2017
New Methods Further Discern Extreme Fluctuations in Forage Fish Populations
US - New research, building on the pioneering work of Soutar and Isaacs in the late 1960s and others, shows in greater detail that such forage fish stocks have undergone...
16 February 2017
Gut Feeling Essential for Migrating Fish
SWEDEN - Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at University Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs...
Giving Oceans a Break Could Generate $83b in Additional Benefits for Fisheries
GLOBAL - Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing...
EU Trains Officials in Good Aquaculture Practices
INDIA - Representatives of the European Union (EU) are conducting a three-day Capacity Building Initiative for Trade Development (CITD) for Marine Products Export...
Arctic Charr Added to BAP Programme; Iceland Processing Plant Certified
ICELAND - Congratulations to Íslandsbleikja, Iceland’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture...
Sea to Table’s Supply-Chain Makeover
US - Driven by conscious consumers such as university student bodies, fish distribution in North America is switching to a more local, more sustainable model. Rachel...
GM Foods: Why Presenting 'Just the Facts' Won't Work
AUSTRALIA - When it comes to controversial science issues, scientists need to rethink their approach to engaging the public, according to the authors of a new study...
15 February 2017
International Collaboration to Improve Fisheries Management
GLOBAL - International collaboration is just one way the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) demonstrates support for best practice in global fisheries...
Pentair AES Announces New Product Taurus VS Pump
US - Replace your traditional pump with Pentair’s revolutionary variable speed technology—and start saving now. ...
Chile Invests Over $2 billion in Los Lagos Region in 2016
CHILE - In 2016, Chile allocated more than two billion pesos to the fishing and aquaculture industries in the Los Lagos region....
14 February 2017
Aquaculture Project for Tribespeople
INDIA - After scripting a success saga in an inland aquaculture project to improve the lives of tribespeople in the Karapuzha reservoir, the Central Inland Fisheries...
 
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