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17 January 2017
Pollock “A” Fishing Season to Begin - Expected Pricing and Trends
US - A Season Pollock Fishing begins this Friday in the Gulf of Alaska, opening up discussions and projections for pricing this year, reports Kyla Ganton in the...
16 January 2017
Diversification Key to Resilient Fishing Communities
US - Fishing communities can survive - and even thrive - as fish abundance and market prices shift if they can catch a variety of species and nimbly move from one...
Sustainable Seafood Supply is Essential in the EU, finds Study
EU - A new Eurobarometer survey on EU consumer choices regarding fishery and aquaculture products reveals that people in the EU eat seafood quite regularly, although...
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishing Industry Hopeful of No Further Budget Cuts
US - As lawmakers convene this week in Juneau, Alaska’s fishing industry sees a glimmer of hope that its budget won’t be gutted again....
13 January 2017
Grant Funding Available for Attendance of Young Fish Technologists at World Seafood Congress 2017
GLOBAL - The International Association of Fish Inspectors is reminding World Seafood Congress 2017 visitors that applications for the 2017 Peter Howgate Award are...
SWFPA Welcomes New Deep Water Trawling Regulation
UK - The UK’s largest fishing association has welcomed the introduction of a new regulation that restricts bottom trawling in areas of very deep water to protect...
Government to Develop Aquaculture in Karnataka State
INDIA - Pramod Madhwaraj, the Minister of State for Fisheries, has said that the department is planning to develop aquaculture on 5,000 hectares across Karnataka...
12 January 2017
Ocean Foods Ecosystems for Planetary Survival in the Anthropocene
CANADA - Remarks by Barry A. Costa-Pierce, University of New England, USA, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
International Team Helping Tanzania Double Fish Production Through Aquaculture
TANZANIA - Tanzania, perhaps best known for safaris over its vast open plains, has ambitious plans for diminutive freshwater wildlife with enormous, untapped potential....
New #EatMoreSeafood Initiative Offers Extra Incentive to Eat Seafood
US - A leading seafood provider is rewarding the public with gift cards and other incentives for heeding sweeping new federal guidelines that call on Americans to...
Nutriad Supporting US Customers on Veterinary Feed Directive
GLOBAL - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking numerous steps and actions to ensure that antibiotics are being used judiciously in Food Animal Production....
11 January 2017
Bringing Science to the Field: Innovative Molecular Tools for the Benefit of Farmers
CANADA - Remarks by Simon MacKenzie, Stirling University, United Kingdom, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
Wastewater Treatment Upgrades Result in Major Reduction of Intersex Fish
CANADA - Upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant along Ontario's Grand River led to a 70 per cent drop in fish that have both male and female characteristics within...
Warmer West Coast Linked to Increased Risk of Toxic Shellfish
US - Hazardous levels of domoic acid, a natural toxin that accumulates in shellfish, have been linked to warmer ocean conditions in waters off Oregon and Washington...
Argentine Anchovy Fishery Proves It’s Sustainable, Again
ARGENTINA - The Argentine anchovy fishery has achieved re-certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard. ...
Weekly Overview: Endangered Sea Cucumber Farming Operation Receives $2.75 million Investment
GLOBAL - A sea cucumber farming operation in Madagascar has received a $2.75 million investment from Aqua-Spark - the sustainable aquaculture investment fund....
10 January 2017
Global Scale Study Reveals Potential Future Impact of Ocean Acidification
UK - Ocean Acidification and the extent to which marine species are able to deal with low pH levels in the Earth's seas, could have a significant influence on shifting...
09 January 2017
The Fish Meal Dilemma - What are the Alternatives?
CANADA - Remarks by Ashild Krogdahl, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norwey, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in...
Russia to Further Cut Fish Imports With New Crimean Processing Plant
RUSSIA - A new fish processing facility is to be launched on the Crimean peninsula in late 2017, allowing Russia to replace up to 19 per cent of its fish imports....
Cambodia Planning For First Large-Scale Marine Fish Farm
CAMBODIA - A proposal for the country’s first large-scale marine fish farm that would raise grouper, sea bass and other valuable dinner-table species has been...
Next Steps For Offshore Aquaculture In Southern California
US - A joint effort of NOAA, California Sea Grant, and the Aquarium of the Pacific, the report provides recommendations for the growth and expansion of offshore...
06 January 2017
Low, Infrequent Fines Are Underminding Work to End Illegal Fishing, says ClentEarth
EU - A new report from ClientEarth, focusing on England, the Republic of Ireland, France and Poland, shows that the control legislation underpinning the Common Fisheries...
Aquaculture Producers Express Concern Over Dumping Proposal in Donegal Bay
IRELAND - Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have expressed serious concerns with a proposal published in December by the Department...
Women are Central to the Global Fishing Industry, Study Finds
NORWAY - Although women play a central role in the fishing industry in many parts of the world, their contribution has not been sufficiently recognised. Now, the...
Sri Lanka to Formulate National Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy
SRI LANKA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development is seeking technical assistance from Norway to formulate a National Fisheries and Aquaculture...
05 January 2017
Vietnam Targets Seafood Exports Worth $7.1 Billion in 2017
VIETNAM - The Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a goal for 2017 of US$ 7.1 billion in seafood export...
Where Are All The Salmon Inventories?
US - Many West Coast vendors speculate strong inventories of Headed and Gutted sockeye salmon heading into the new year, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods...
New Technology Makes Use of Whitefish By-Product
NORWAY - Every year 340,000 tonnes of usable whitefish by-product are discarded into the sea. But the fisheries industry has now identified ways of halting this...
04 January 2017
Philippines Government Prepares Plan to Sell Fish in Remote Areas
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and the Philippine Fishports Development Authority, two agencies of government which are under the Department of Agriculture,...
Fishermen Now Required to Land Cod as Latest Phase of Discard Ban Takes Effect
UK - Further action to boost sustainable fishing begins as the next phase of the discard ban for demersal species comes into force, announced Fisheries Minister...
 
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