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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Chinese Prawn/Shrimp Farm to Fill Supply Gap and Create Over 100,000 Jobs
ANALYSIS - Sino Agro Foods has announced that its planned prawn farm complex will culture shrimp and prawns from hatchery to grow-out and packing all on its giant...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Mauritius May Soon Begin Crab Farming
MAURITIUS - The Albion Fisheries Research Centre is currently experimenting with the breeding of crabs. If the project proves viable, crab farming will soon begin...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: World's Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in China
GLOBAL - In this week's news, the worlds largest prawn farm is to be constructed in Zhongshan, China, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite, Editor. ...
Ca Mau to Develop More Industrial Shrimp Farming in 2014
VIET NAM - In 2014, Ca Mau city plans to expand its industrial shrimp farming area to 1,100 hectares....
New Aquaculture Bill Will Deliver More Freedom for Oyster Farming
US - The General Assembly has approved a bill that will allow oyster farming in agricultural districts, including York County, in Virginia state....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Worlds Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in Zhongshan
CHINA - A Sino Foreign Joint Venture Company is to develop a 8,000 MU prawn and agriculture center in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, China. The farm will be indoor...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Bell Aquaculture to Open New Feed Mill
US - Bell Aquaculture has announced plans to open a feed mill to supply feed for the local and national aquaculture industry. The new mill, located at Bell Farms...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Tahiti Signs Aquaculture Deal with Chinese Company
FRENCH POLYNESIA - The French Polynesian government has signed a deal with Tian Rui International Investment for an aquaculture project on Makemo Island, which will...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Punjab's Inland Saline Areas Have Big Potential for Aquaculture
INDIA - The waterlogged areas of the Malwa region of Punjab will be explored for inland saline aquaculture, said W S Lakra, director and vice-chancellor of Central...
Fishermen Invited to Invest in Mariculture Park
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte (PGLDN) invites businessmen and fishermen to invest in its mariculture park in the town of Sultan Naga...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Cameroon Invests in Aquaculture
CAMEROON - Cameroon is looking to produce 100,000 tonnes of fish per year through the development of aquaculture....
Friday, February 14, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Good Food Safety Crucial for Aquaponics
US - As an up-coming industry, aquaponic systems need to have excellent food safety. Sarah Taber, Director of Food Safety at the Aquaponics Association, discusses...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Integrated Tilapia Aquaculture Project For Sale
MOZAMBIQUE - Deep Water Produce (DWP) Lda, is a Mozambican company within the EmVest group of companies developing a large, cage based, tilapia aquaculture project...
Friday, January 24, 2014
California Coastal Commission Approves Open Ocean Shellfish Ranch
US - The California Coastal Commission has approved a new pioneering offshore shellfish ranch from the Catalina Sea Ranch company....
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Successful Completion of Falkland Islands Trout Farm
FALKLAND ISLANDS - The collaborative expertise from two leading Scottish aquaculture companies has led to the successful completion of a brown trout farm in the...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Multi Annual Plans a Defining Moment for EU Aquaculture
IRELAND - Speaking to over 100 national government, European Commission and parliamentary delegates at the annual “Aquaculture in Motion” event in Brussels,...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Salmon and Cod Aquaculture Complex to be Built in China
CHINA - On the 21 October 2013, Norwegian companies Futurama and AquaOptima signed an agreement with Lim Shrimp Organization to create 'Aquapolis', the world's first...
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
New Aquaculture Park Plans Presented to Canadian Fisheries Minister
CANADA - A new proposal to establish an aquaculture park in the Powell River region has been presented to the federal minister of fisheries Gail Shea....
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Hong Kong Government Issues New Marine Aquaculture Licences
HONG KONG - In order to fully utilise surplus carrying capacity, and at the same time encourage advances in technology and best practices in the mariculture industry,...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Extensions Approved for New Zealand Mussel Farms
NEW ZEALAND - The Marlborough District Council has approved extensions totalling 16 hectares to three mussel farms in Pelorus Sound....
$3.6 Million Boost for Trinidad and Tobago's Aquaculture Sector
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - The government of Trinidad and Tobago is planning to invest $3.6 million into the development of the country's aquaculture sector and the revitalisation...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Weekly Overview: UK Seeks Aquaculture Expansion Through Offshore Rainbow Trout Farming
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, A project is underway in the UK to establish rainbow trout aquaculture off the coast of Cornwall, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Weekly Overview: Further Fukushima Radiation Leaks Spark Fish Contamination Fears
ANALYSIS - News of further leaks of radioactive water at the Fukushima power plant in Japan have sparked more fear over the safety of seafood in the vicinity. In...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Delaware Gets Go-ahead for Aquaculture
US - Governor Markell has signed a House Bill to permit shellfish aquaculture in Delaware’s Inland Bays, allowing the state to reap the economic benefits of a...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Volta Region at Center of $8 Million Aquaculture Project
GHANA - The excellent quality of water resources in the Volta region have made it the center of the government's new $8 million aquaculture project....
Friday, August 16, 2013
N1.17 Billion Invested on Bayelsa Aquaculture Farms
NIGERIA - Bayelsa State government is investing N1.17 billion on aquaculture farms; fish processing and storage facilities, while its foreign partners will source...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Indiana's Aquaculture Industry Growing
US - A new report concludes that although raising fish may still be relatively small in Indiana, it is a growing part of the state's agricultural economy....
Friday, August 09, 2013
Aquaculture Sites on Offer in Ilha Solteira
BRAZIL - The government is now selling aquaculture sites in Ilha Solteira. The areas offered are designed for small, medium and large producers interested in producing...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
New Hatchery Will Lead Research into Bluefin Tuna Farming
MALTA - The Maltese government is to build a new marine hatchery to replace the existing Malta Aquaculture Research Centre at Fort San Lu?jan, Marsaxlokk....
Friday, July 19, 2013
Altor and Bain Capital to Buy Ewos for NOK 6.5 Billion
NORWAY - Cermaq has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement with Altor and Bain Capital regarding the sale of EWOS....
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