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05 May 2016
Regulatory Toolbox to Help Start-Up UK Aquaculture Businesses
UK - A new on-line regulatory toolbox for the aquaculture industry in England has gone live this month. The Centre for Fisheries, Environment and Aquaculture Science...
Continuing Growth in Norwegian Seafood Exports
?NORWAY - So far this year Norwegian seafood exports have totalled NOK 28.8 billion. This is an increase of 26 per cent or NOK 5.9 billion year-on-year....
Crayfish May Help Restore Dirty Streams, Study Finds
US - While macroinvertebrates are a tasty food source for crayfish, a new study reveals a surprising finding: When crayfish were present in in-stream experimental...
04 May 2016
European Fisheries Funding Launches in Romania
ROMANIA - Romania has officially kick-started funding under the EU's European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) for the period up to 2020. The launch of the Fisheries...
New Integrated EU Policy for the Arctic Adopted
EU - The High Representative and the European Commission have set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic....
Do Fish Survive in Streams in Winter?
Most stream-resident fish stay throughout winter despite the ice. This has been shown by Christine Weber, previous researcher at Umeå University, by tagging trout...
Weekly Overview: GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Label for Certified Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Fish and seafood certified to the GLOBALG.A.P standard will now feature a GLOBALG.A.P. consumer label (GGN)....
New BIOMIN Website Now Available in Thai
THAILAND - BIOMIN has now launched a Thai version of the new corporate website www.biomin.net....
Nutriad Increases Aqua Footprint
GLOBAL - Nutriad, multinational feed additives manufacturer, continues to invest in aquaculture as it announced the expansion of its regional aqua teams with the...
03 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishermen to Cover Costs of Going Fishing
US - In the face of Alaska’s multi-billion dollar budget shortfalls, state policy makers are putting the onus on fishermen to cover the costs of going fishing....
European Commission to Improve Working Conditions in the Fishing Sector
EU - The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in the fishing sector....
£360 million of UK Seafood Heads to Europe
UK - UK fishermen continue to benefit from easy access to the EU market, with 85 per cent of all UK shellfish exports worth £360 million heading for European shores...
02 May 2016
ASC Releases Terms of Reference for Marine Finfish Standard Development
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has released Terms of Reference (ToR) for the development of new marine finfish standards....
Maldives Offers Help to Develop Bangladesh's Fisheries
MALDIVES - The Maldives has expressed interest in helping Bangladesh develop and modernise its local fisheries industry....
EU Agri-Food Trade Continues to Increase
EU - EU agri-food exports in February 2016 were worth €10.2 billion, which is well above export values in January 2016 and even slightly above exports in February...
Governments Discuss Future of Mediterranean Fisheries
EU - Concerned with the steep decline of fish stocks in the Mediterranean, the Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella hosted...
29 April 2016
EU and Canada Sign Declaration on Fighting Illegal Fishing
EU and CANADA - The EU and Canada have signed a Joint Declaration on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, sending a strong message of zero tolerance...
Canadian Seafood Production Remains Stable
CANADA - Canada’s annual production of seafood has been relatively stable, averaging just over 1.0 million MT during the five year period from 2010 to 2014. This...
Scottish Aquaculture Could Double Production by 2030
SCOTLAND, UK - A group of leading figures in Scottish aquaculture have joined forces to plan an ambitious strategy for growth to 2030....
Farmed Fish Found to Have Deformed Ear Bone
AUSTRALIA - New research published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed for the first time that half of the world's farmed fish have hearing loss due to...
28 April 2016
Hybrid Lifejacket Gives Double Re-assurance for Fish Farmers
UK - Responding to the demands of the fish farming sector for a robust, reliable and comfortable lifejacket, with a buoyancy exceeding 150Newtons, Regatta of Norway...
New Improved Aquaculture Water Monitor Now Offers Even More Connections
US - Access to immediate, reliable, accurate water quality information is critical in demanding aquaculture applications, that is why Pentair’s Point Four LC3...
New Edible Coatings Able to Extend Shelf-life of Seafood
ECUADOR - Ximena Carrión Granda, a Food Engineering graduate from Ecuador, has developed edible coatings containing natural substances with antimicrobial properties...
Scientists Discover New Reef System at Mouth of Amazon River
BRAZIL - A new reef system has been found at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world....
Drones: Keeping a Watchful Eye on Illegal Fishing
GLOBAL - With global economic losses resulting from illegal and unreported fishing estimated to lie between U$10 billion and U$23.5 billion each year, illegal fishing...
27 April 2016
BIOMIN Commits to New Mycotoxin Project
EU - Mycotoxins, fungal metabolites that afflict cereals and other crops, cost the European agriculture industry around €3 billion each year and pose harm to human...
Number of Overfished US Stocks Remains Near All-Time Low
US - The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished or subject to overfishing remain near all-time lows, according to the 2015 Status of US Fisheries report...
Strategy for Recovery of Mediterranean Fishing Stocks to be Launched Today
EU - To reverse the dramatic decline of Mediterranean fisheries, EU Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella commits to improve the state of the stocks and thus the...
GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Label for Certified Aquaculture
GLOBAL - GLOBALG.A.P. is to launch a consumer label "GGN" for fish and seafood from certified aquaculture....
26 April 2016
Weekly Overview: New Research Examines Salmons' Susceptibility to Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - A new two-year project by the UK's Plymouth University and the Chilean Universidad de Chile is investigating the problem of sea lice in the Atlantic salmon...
 
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