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30 September 2016
Brackish Water Offers Expansion Potential for Tamil Nadu Aquaculture
INDIA - Thanks to the availability of 56,000 hectares of brackish water, Tamil Nadu state has great potential to develop brackish water aquaculture, said M. Jayanthi,...
Welsh Fishermen to Tackle Safety at Sea Issues
WALES, UK - Seafish and the Welsh fishing industry’s deep concern over fishing safety, and the high number of tragic deaths of fishermen at sea this year, has...
ACCH2016: Addressing Knowledge Gaps for Lumpfish Production
CANADA - The use of cleaner fish such as lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) to control sea lice in aquaculture is rapidly emerging as an effective alternative to medicinal...
New Fish Factory Expected to be Set Up in Rwanda
RWANDA - Under a 10-year lease deal from the government, AQUAHORT Export Ltd/AEL, is to create a fish feed factory with the capacity to produce five tonnes of fish...
29 September 2016
EC Cuts Fishing Quotas to Protect Baltic Sea Cod
EU - The European Commission's yearly proposal for the 2017 fishing opportunities has now been supplemented with figures for the Baltic Sea cod stocks....
University of New Hampshire Launches Aquaponics Project
US - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating...
HAVFISK Accepts Lerøy's Offer of NOK 36.50 Per Share
NORWAY - HAVFISKs Board of Directors has evaluated the mandatory offer launched by Lerøy Seafood Group of NOK 36.50 per share and found that it is fair....
Modular Aquaculture Short Courses Enhance the St Andrews Online Offering
GLOBAL - From September 2016, The Fish Site and the University of St Andrews will be offering a new range of modular short courses, for students wanting to target...
Target Well On the Way to Selling 100% Sustainable Seafood
US - US retailer Target has announced that it is 97 per cent complete on its goal of only selling fresh and frozen seafood that is sustainable and traceable....
Lithuanian Fish Processor Eyes Higher Sales, Scraps Belarusian Project
LITHUANIA - Lithuanian fish processor Viciunai is planning to expand its sales to some €129 million in 2016, an increase of 13 per cent compared with €114.4...
ACCH2016: Improving Aquaculture Feed Sustainability with Genomics
CANADA - In terms of sustainability, fish feed remains one of the finfish aquaculture industry’s greatest challenges. To alleviate pressure on wild stocks, there...
28 September 2016
Aquaculture High on the Agenda at Humber Seafood Summit
UK - Speakers focus on the opportunities and hurdles of aquaculture sector at key industry event Major opportunities in aquaculture and the challenges facing the...
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Europe 2016 Round-Up
UK - The Fish Site was in Edinburgh last week for the Aquaculture Europe 2016 conference. The seminar programme had a heavy focus on health and production techniques....
Project Launches to Clear and Research Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - Global animal welfare charity World Animal Protection UK is supporting a team of specialist divers from the UK to clear lost lobster pots, fishing net and rope...
Japan, South Korea Show Interest in Indian Seafood Sector
INDIA - Japan and South Korea, two major forces in the seafood sector, have expressed interest to invest in value addition of seafood products in India, said India’s...
Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights...
AquacultureEurope2016: New Platform Increases Aquaculture Performance, Reduces Costs
UK - A new platform was launched at Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September, Edinburgh, Scotland, that aims to provide a radical new way for fish farmers to improve...
27 September 2016
Indian Seafood Industry Calls for Single Global Quality Monitoring Agency
INDIA - Seafood exporters of India have demanded for a single international agency to oversee quality control and related issues for export of marine products, writes...
AquacultureEurope2016: What Do Consumers Think About Organic Seafood?
UK - The market for organic food has grown dramatically in the EU over the last few years. However, there is low production and consumption of organic seafood in...
Sustainable Plan Helping Develop Aquaculture in Timor-Leste
TIMOR LESTE - Rural households in Timor-Leste are using quality fish seed and better management practices to boost their aquaculture production....
AquacultureEurope2016: New Method Assesses Stead State Conditions in Coupled Aquaponics
UK - Aquaponics systems are very dependent on system stability. With this in mind, Ulrich Knaus, from the University of Rostock, investigated a new method for assessing...
ACCH2016: Diversification Necessary for Canadian Aquaculture Development to be Successful
CANADA - If Atlantic Canada wants to have a strong aquaculture industry, then they must not “put all [their] eggs into one salmon basket”. This was the key message...
26 September 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
Action Plan Adopted to Improve Croatian Fisheries Control
CROATIA - The European Commission has adopted an action to help Croatia overcome shortcomings in its fisheries control system, following an inquiry into irregularities...
Brits Willing to Go the Extra Mile for Sustainable Fish and Chips
UK - Four in five (80 per cent) fish and chip fans believe that all of the UK’s 10,500 fish and chip shops should serve certified sustainable fish, according to...
23 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Sustainable Aquaculture Growth Lies in New Feed Ingredients
UK - Sustainable growth of aquaculture lies in utilising new feed ingredients that match requirements for good and healthy growth of the fish and for stable, high...
World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge...
Maldives’ Tuna Fishers Trial Radar to Protect Sea Birds
MALDIVES - The Maldivian pole-and-line tuna fishers have begun a comprehensive experimental trial of an on-board bird tracking radar in an attempt to improve efficiency...
AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
22 September 2016
India Targets 15 Million Tonnes of Fish Production by 2019-20
INDIA - In order to exploit the scope for development of fisheries and aquaculture in the country, the Government of India has restructured the Central Plan Scheme...
 
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