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23 July 2015
Quang Ninh Province to Develop Sustainable Aquaculture
VIET NAM - Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, has been chosen as part of a project to develop sustainable aquaculture and conserve aquatic...
22 July 2015
Cargill Expands in Ecuador with $30 million Shrimp Feed Facility
ECUADOR - Expanding its presence in the Ecuadorian aquaculture market, Cargill has joined forces with shrimp producer Naturisa to build a $30 million shrimp feed...
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
01 June 2015
Brazil Announces Aquaculture Development Plan
BRAZIL - A Brazilian official presented the government's new Aquaculture Development Plan at a recent meeting in Brasilia....
11 May 2015
Huge Aquaculture Project Launched in French Polynesia
FRENCH POLYNESIA - The French Polynesian government, with help from Chinese investors, is planning a huge aquaculture project on Hao atoll. The venture is expected...
21 April 2015
Ambitious Cage Fish Farming Project Set for Kerala State
INDIA - In order to develop fisheries and aquaculture production in Kerala state, Malampuzha Reservoir in Palakkad and Pazhassi Reservoir in Kannur have been identified...
17 April 2015
Brazil Aims to Quadruple Aquaculture Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) aims to raise Brazil to fifth place in the world ranking of aquaculture production....
London Home to UK's First Commercial Urban Aquaponics Farm
UK - After receiving planning permission, a London warehouse will soon become home to the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating sustainable a pioneering...
10 April 2015
Sino Agro Prawn Farm Prepares for First Stocking
CHINA - Last year, Sino Agro Food (SIAF) a vertically integrated protein food producer, reported that it was building what will be the world’s largest freshwater...
08 April 2015
New Hatchery to Selectively Breed NZ Mussels
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to a new hatchery and lab facility opening where Greenshell™ Mussels can be selectively...
07 April 2015
Caribbean Urged to Develop its Aquaculture
CARIBBEAN - Fisheries officials who spoke at the 13th Meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum, held in St. George’s, Grenada, earlier this week, highlighted the...
17 March 2015
South Korea to Help Develop Aquaculture in North Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea, together with the FAO, is planning to help develop fish farms in North Korea to help feed the country's population....
12 March 2015
Haiti to Expand Aquaculture Operations
HAITI - Due to its economic opportunities, aquaculture is growing rapidly in Haiti....
10 March 2015
UK Remains a Leading EU Aquaculture Producer
UK - The UK aquaculture (finfish and shellfish) industry in 2012 employed 3,231 people and produced over 205,000 tonnes valued at over £0.59 billion, states the...
23 February 2015
Improve Fish Health with UR30 Copper Mesh Aquaculture Cages
GREECE - In 2012, Fitco Metal Works SA acquired from Mitsubishi Shindoh the right to produce UR30 copper alloy wire, which is used to manufacture wire mesh for fish...
12 February 2015
Indonesia to Double Aquaculture Production
INDONESIA - The Indonesian government has set a target to achieve 31 million tons of fish from aquaculture by 2019, a two-fold increase compared to the current yearly...
10 February 2015
Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop
GLOBAL - Pentair's Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop is a four and a half day workshop held twice a year, one in the spring and one in the fall....
27 January 2015
Weekly Overview: Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
ANALYSIS - Aquaculture production in Oman is set to rise from 353 tonnes to 7,330 tonnes annually thanks to three new projects, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
26 January 2015
Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed three agreements which will help boost aquaculture production in the country from 353 tonnes (2013) to 7,330 tonnes annually....
13 January 2015
Ralco Acquires Patent for Intensive Raceway Shrimp Farming
US - Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for the super-intensive raceway system of shrimp production for the United States of America market to the agriculture...
31 December 2014
A Guide to Farming Tilapia: On-Growing Techniques
GLOBAL - Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are hardy and omnivorous fish which are best suited to being farmed in temperatures between 31 to 36°C. This guide...
30 December 2014
AgriMarine Completes Installation of New Tank Design
CANADA - AgriMarine has completed the installation of its proprietary semi-closed containment tank technology at its Steelhead farm in Lois Lake, British Columbia....
22 December 2014
Andhra Pradesh gets Go-Ahead for Tilapia Farming
INDIA - The government has approved the farming of tilapia in Andhra Pradesh and has issued certain guidelines for ensuring responsible breeding of freshwater fish,...
18 December 2014
New Indoor Project Brings Shrimp Farming to Colder Climates
LATVIA - A shrimp farming project is currently underway in Riga, Latvia, producing high quality shrimp in a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS)....
05 December 2014
Sea Cucumber Hatchery Project Expands to Fiji
FIJI - After setting up the Pacific's first commercial sea cucumber hatchery in Vanuatu, two aquaculturalists, Paul Ryan and Poasi Fale Ngaluafe, are planning to...
02 December 2014
Weekly Overview: New Technology Proven to Reduce EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
GLOBAL - New water treatment technology has been found to reduce successfully the amount of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which causes Early Mortality Syndrome...
Catfish Farming Begins in Mandalay Region
MYANMAR - After extensive damage from industrial runoff, ponds in the Mandalay region have been cleaned up and improved and catfish farming has been started....
01 December 2014
Aquaculture Development of High Importance to Angola
ANGOLA - The Action Plan for the Development of Aquaculture for the 2014/2017 period, which at international level is of extreme importance, will bring about the...
26 November 2014
Plans for Cornwall Trout Farm Abandoned
UK - Plans to develop trout farms off the Cornish coast have been dropped....
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