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07 December 2016
European Parliament Supports Steps for Transparency in Fishing Operations Outside EU Waters
EU - Members of the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament have voted on the European Commission’s proposal to regulate activities of the EU’s fishing...
EU and the Cook Islands Agree New Partnership on Fisheries
EU - The EU and the Cook Islands have agreed on all the elements of their brand-new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement, giving the go ahead to fishing operations...
06 December 2016
New Dead Zone in Indian Ocean Could Impact Future Marine Nutrient Balance
GLOBAL - Large areas of the global ocean, so called marine "dead zones" contain no oxygen and support microbial processes that remove vast amounts of nitrogen from...
Everglades Foundation Starts 4-year $10-million Prize for Algae Bloom Solution Search
US - In a bold effort to find a solution to one of the world's most challenging environmental problems, The Everglades Foundation will officially kick off its four-year,...
Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
Why Coral Trout Could be the Next Big Thing in Global Aquaculture
JAPAN - Amid a decline in numbers of coral trout in the wild, the National Research and Development Agency, Japanese Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)...
05 December 2016
Nutriad Concludes 2016 UK & Ireland Mycotoxin Survey
UK - The Nutriad 2016 mycotoxin survey concludes that this year’s harvest of wheat in the UK and Ireland is of medium quality (>LOD but below EU recommendation...
Researchers Use Genes as HAB Early Warning System
US - In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have sequenced the genes of a harmful algae bloom...
Seafood Consumption Found to be Much Higher in Indigenous People
CANADA - Coastal Indigenous people eat on average 15 times more seafood per person than non-Indigenous people in the same country, according to new research from...
Alaska Fish Factor: Bering Sea Fish Stocks Booming
US - Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska....
Government Releases 90-day Aquaculture Reform Project
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government's 90-day regulatory reform aquaculture project has been released, containing 17 recommendations to reduce red tape and...
02 December 2016
New Responsible Aquaculture Foundation Courses Address Water Quality
GLOBAL - The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation has launched two new online courses for aquaculturists: Total Suspended Solids Management in Aquaculture and pH Management...
Top Tips for Keeping Predators Away from Farmed Fish
GLOBAL - Aquaculture offers many advantages for people. We don’t have to go out and hunt for seafood, and we can produce big animals in large quantities. However,...
01 December 2016
New Industry Guidance Helps French Companies Avoid Illegal Fishing
FRANCE - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), SeaWeb Europe and WWF-France have released a detailed joint “Advisory Note” in collaboration with Carrefour...
Auburn University and Ocean University of China Create Joint Center for Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA and CHINA - Auburn University and Ocean University of China officials have created a joint venture for aquaculture and environmental sciences....
Commission Brings #FARMEDintheEU Aquaculture Campaign to Spain
SPAIN - Spanish authorities, producer organisations and research institutes arranged open door visits and conferences across Spain yesterday to celebrate the annual...
Researchers Look for New Solutions in Sustainable Aquaculture
NORWAY - Uni Research and the University of Bergen are coming together to find solutions that allow increased food production from the sea with a reduced environmental...
30 November 2016
Eight Global Contestants Advance in Fish-Free Feed Challenge
GLOBAL - The F3 Fish-Free Challenge has announced that eight multi-national teams have qualified to participant in the global fish-free feed technology contest....
NFFO Holds Brexit Talks With Norwegian Fishing Sector
UK - The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) has recently met with a large delegation from the Norwegian Seafood Alliance to discuss the UK's...
29 November 2016
Pangasius: High Anti-dumping Duties, Heightened USDA Inspections, Growing Global Competition
GLOBAL - China has now surpassed the European Union to become the world's second biggest importer of Vietnamese Catfish, after the USA, reports Rob Reierson in the...
Fishing Ban Welcomed After Earthquake Damages Fisheries
NEW ZEALAND - Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in the South Island of New Zealand that has damaged the Kaikoura fisheries, a harvesting ban and a $2 million...
New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
JAPAN - Hiroshima University scientists have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island of Okinawa, Japan....
UK Fishermen’s Federations Adopt United Stance on Brexit
UK - The UK’s two main representative organisations for commercial fishermen – the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and the National Federation of Fishermen’s...
Weekly Overview: New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
ANALYSIS - Scientists at Hiroshima University in Japan have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island...
New Soy-Based Feed Aims to Revolutionise Aquaculture Feedstocks
US - The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) has funded research partners Battelle and Kentucky State University to develop and evaluate a new technology that could revolutionize...
28 November 2016
New Speakers Confirmed for Offshore Mariculture 2017
MEXICO - The 7th Offshore Mariculture Conference, being held for the first time in Mexico, will take place from 6-10 March 2017 at the Ensenada Centre of the Arts,...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Salmon Sales Outlook Looks Positive for 2017
US - Alaska seafood goes to roughly 120 countries around the world and competes in a rough and tumble commodities market. Looking ahead to next year, sales conditions...
BioMar Joint Venture Acquires Chinese Fish Feed Company
CHINA - BioMar Group’s Joint Venture in China, BioMar-Tongwei Biotech (Wuxi) Ltd has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in the fish feed company Haiwei, which...
Major Boost to Illegal Fishing Fight as ILO Convention 188 to Come into Force
GLOBAL - The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has welcomed the news that the The International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 188 (C188) will come into...
25 November 2016
Morocco To Help Madagascar Develop Aquaculture
MOROCCO - Morocco is to help Madagascar develop its agriculture and aquaculture capabilities in the coming years in order to improve diplomatic relations, according...
 
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