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27 May 2016
Olam's New Feed Mill to Give West African Aquaculture a Big Boost
NIGERIA - Although aquaculture is a popular enterprise providing employment for many thousands of West Africans, a number of factors have limited its growth. These...
Marine Sector Needs Government Action to Create Jobs, Exports
IRELAND - The new Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed TD, must ensure swift and measurable action to review procedures, reduce red tape and encourage development...
Fish Can Adapt to Warmer Oceans, but Heat Waves Can Still Kill Them
NORWAY - Fish can adjust to warmer ocean temperatures, but heat waves can still kill them, a team of researchers from Sweden, Norway and Australia reports in an...
Aquaculture Creates Benefits for Rural Households in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - In Timor-Leste, where malnutrition rates are high, aquaculture is providing rural households with access to nutritious fish and vital income...
26 May 2016
A Closer Look at Sea Temperature Increase and Loss of $1Billion in Farmed Salmon and Other Fish
CHILE - The loss of salmon grown in cages in Chile was reported in March to be over $800 million due to a toxic algae bloom created by the current el Niño, where...
New Paper Underlines Importance of Fish Inclusion in National Policies
GLOBAL - A new paper published in the peer-reviewed Food Policy journal recommends that the nutritional importance of fish, especially in resource-poor populations...
Japan Cuts Salmon, Trout Fishing Quota in Russian EEZ
JAPAN - Japan and Russia have agreed on a sharp cut in this year’s quota for salmon and trout fished by Japanese ships within Russia’s exclusive economic zone,...
AquacultureUK2016: Delivering a Vision for the Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture to 2030
UK - A new strategy is being put together to help the Scottish aquaculture industry address challenges and plan its growth over the next 15 years. Speaking to TheFishSite...
25 May 2016
Weekly Overview: Potential HSMI Finding on BC Salmon Farm
ANALYSIS - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
Gael Force Vision On Track After Mohn Aqua Acquisition
UK - Gael Force has continued with its planned growth after acquiring control of Mohn Aqua. The acquisition of Forres-based underwater technology specialists, Mohn...
Acidification and Low Oxygen Put Fish in Double Jeopardy
US - Severe oxygen drops in the water can leave trails of fish kills in their wakes, but scientists thought adult fish would be more resilient to the second major...
Russia and Norway Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
RUSSIA - Russia is planning for further development of its aquaculture industry and is looking to Norway for cooperation on technology and competence....
Norwegian Aquaculture Industry Needs Innovative Thinking
NORWAY - Industry, biologists and engineers will need to cooperate more closely if Norway is to maintain its position as a leading marine nation....
Scoping Study to Help Shape Proposed Centre of Excellence for Scottish Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - A new two-phase scoping study, initiated by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with Highlands and Island Enterprise...
Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
24 May 2016
Innovative Approach to Ultrasound Could Increase Salmon Harvest Volumes
UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has launched the first of its Rapid Response projects with an initiative that will explore the potential of...
Is Sustainable Aquaculture Possible?
EU - Fish and shellfish farming are facing a new era of expansion in Europe. What are the environmental implications of this, and how can the sector expand sustainably?...
High-Level Meeting to Discuss Way Forward for European Aquaculture
EU - In a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council on 24 May, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella...
CID LINES @ FM EXPO
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - CID LINES is present at the FM EXPO from Monday 23rd May until Wednesday 25th May 2016....
23 May 2016
Customised Aquaculture Nets From W & J Knox
UK - Netmaker, W & J Knox Ltd, was established almost 240 years ago when the Knox family set up a mill in Kilbirnie to spin flax and manufacture linen thread. Two...
Arctic Fish First to Gain ASC Certification in Iceland
ICELAND - Arctic Fish has become the very first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland....
Big isn't Always Better When it Comes to Male Fish Genitals
AUSTRALIA - Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have been looking at the breeding habits of fish, to test the theory that bigger genitals make...
Value of Irish Aquaculture Up 20 per cent to €150 million
IRELAND - The latest figures from the BIM Annual Aquaculture Survey showed that 2015 saw a strong recovery in fish and shellfish farming production with the industry...
Alaska Fish Factor: Thousands of Salmon as Season gets Underway
US - Alaska’s salmon season officially got underway on May 16 with the arrival of thousands of sockeye and king salmon at the Copper River near Cordova, and high...
BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers
CANADA - "The opportunity to bring researchers at the forefront of technology together with leading industry professionals in a scientific forum that stresses networking...
20 May 2016
MMCD - Simplifies Fish Farming
UK - To aid in the day-to-day running of fish farms Mørenot Main Component Database, (MMCD) offers fish farmers an excellent solution. The custom-made software...
Nutriad USA's New Company Video Showcases Core Values
US - Nutriad USA proudly presented its new company video at the Global Sales Conference in Rome. ...
New Prawn Trawl Design for Reducing Bycatch Shows Promising Results
UK - Preliminary fishing trials using a new design of prawn trawl developed to reduce unwanted bycatches of fish have produced encouraging results....
Biodiversity Protects Fish from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Fish provide protein to billions of people and are an especially critical food source in the developing world. Today marine biologists confirmed a key factor...
European Commission Adopts Ecolabelling Scheme Report
EU - The European Commission has adopted a report on the feasibility of an EU ecolabel scheme for fishery and aquaculture products. ...
 
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