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23 May 2016
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...
29 April 2016
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...
31 March 2016
Interim Quotas Nail in Coffin for Inshore Northern Shrimp Fishery
CANADA - Granting offshore trawlers in Shrimp Fishing Area (SFA) 6 an advance on next season’s quotas or interim quotas would undermine the full stock assessment...
11 March 2016
Novia Scotia Seafood Looks Set to Double in a Decade
CANADA - The hard work of Nova Scotia's harvesters, buyers and exporters means that seafood exports are nearing their goal of doubling in value within a decade....
03 February 2016
Nova Scotia Looking for New Seafood Brand
CANADA - Nova Scotia has put out a request for a new seafood brand/logo to represent the province....
27 January 2016
Why do Some Fish Thrive in Oil-Polluted Water?
CANADA - Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of adaptation to crude oil pollution. But they found something else....
20 January 2016
Canadian Government Invests in Tackling Seafood Fraud
CANADA - The Government of Canada has announced funding for genomics research in plant protection and food safety regulation....
14 January 2016
Climate Change Could Cut First Nations Fisheries' Catch in Half
CANADA - First Nations fisheries' catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food...
13 January 2016
Real-Time Fishery Management Significantly Reduces Bycatch
CANADA - Using real-time management policies to regulate fisheries can reduce the accidental bycatch of juvenile fish and endangered species with substantially less...
29 December 2015
New Study Helps Generate Strategies to Adapt to Climate Change Effects
CANADA - Using future climate change scenarios and water quality projections, experts found that sediment and the blue-green algae producing nutrients phosphorus...
16 November 2015
Clearwater Seafoods Reports Record Sales for Q3 2015
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has reported record sales and adjusted EBITDA of $147.3 million and $38.8 million for the third quarter of 2015 versus 2014 comparative...
What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new majority Liberal Government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to...
06 November 2015
Marine Harvest Invests $40 million in RAS
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada is building seven new recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) at its two North Vancouver Island salmon farms, based on the successful...
03 November 2015
Canadian Yellowtail Flounder Re-certified to MSC
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International (OCI) Grand Bank Yellowtail Flounder Fishery has been re-certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fishery Standard...
02 November 2015
Clearwater Seafoods Completes Acquisition of Macduff Shellfish Group
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has completed its purchase of Macduff Shellfish Group Limited....
29 October 2015
Only Four per cent of World's Ocean is Protected
CANADA - Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas (MPAs), according...
28 October 2015
Nova Scotia Launches New Aquaculture Regulations
CANADA - The Nova Scotia government has released new aquaculture regulations in a move to create a more responsible and transparent approach to aquaculture development....
07 October 2015
Are Fish the Greatest Athletes on the Planet?
CANADA - When you think of the world's greatest athletes, names like Usain Bolt generally spring to mind, but scientists have discovered the best athletes could...
New Ruling Allows Direct Seafood Sales in Newfoundland
CANADA - Individual consumers and restaurants will be able to legally purchase fish directly from harvesters throughout Newfoundland and Labrador thanks to regulatory...
22 September 2015
Plastic Pollution Low on the Priority List for Many Communities
CANADA - The majority of plastics in the ocean are microplastics those less than 5mm in size, making them ideal for ingestion by even the smallest of animals, with...
15 September 2015
Canada Invests C$358,000 in Cleaner Fish Research
CANADA - Researchers will use a C$358,000 investment from the Government to support the growth of the provincial salmon aquaculture industry. ...
04 September 2015
Canadian Region Continues Investment in Aquaculture
CANADA - The Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Government is investing $1.5 million in economic infrastructure and an expanding aquaculture industry on the south...
06 August 2015
How Will Canada Support Sustainable Aquaculture Sector?
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is to back the expansion of an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable aquaculture industry through the introduction...
31 July 2015
Wide-Ranging Fish Species Fare Best Under Climate Change
CANADA - Marine species that already have large ranges are extending their territories fastest in response to climate change, according to new research from University...
30 July 2015
Thousands of Skeletons Examined to Help Fish Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - More than 300,000 ear bones (otoliths) taken from fish skeletons donated over the years to the Department of Fisheries have been examined to help determine...
Government to Strengthen Canada's Inshore Fleets
CANADA - Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently announced plans to enforce the policy on Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet in...
21 July 2015
New Study Gives Clearer View of Oil Spill Harm to Fish
CANADA - A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research...
01 July 2015
Pink Salmon Survival Affected by Freshwater Acidification
CANADA - Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to...
19 June 2015
Winning Fish Supply More Energy to Muscles During Fights
CANADA - Researchers who paired Siamese fighting fish in mock fights found that winning fish could supply more energy to their muscles during fights than losing...
17 June 2015
Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
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