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11 April 2016
Study Finds Great Potential for Bangladesh's Aquaculture Growth
BANGLADESH - A new study has found that Bangladesh can increase its fish production by about 0.75 million metric tonnes by converting 0.5 million hectares of floodplains...
03 March 2016
Sintef Explores Worker Safety, Risk Mitigation on Fish Farms
NORWAY - Fishing is one of the most hazardous jobs in Norway and following this is aquaculture. With aquaculture production expected to grow, Sintef has begun a...
15 January 2016
NORGHATI: Developing Sustainable Aquaculture in Ghana
ANALYSIS - Ghana’s economy and communities rely heavily on aquaculture, however the sustainable growth of the industry is hindered by poor quality fingerlings,...
05 January 2016
NOAA Looking to Increase Aquaculture in US's Northeast
US - As the worldwide demand for seafood grows and wild stocks already being heavily fished there’s an increased interest in aquaculture. With the dynamic of the...
Weekly Overview: US Looking to Expand Aquaculture in Northeast
ANALYSIS - As the US looks to expand its aquaculture production, NOAA is focusing on the potential to grow aquaculture in the northeast of the country, which currently...
08 December 2015
New Revolutionary Aquaculture Ship to Move Farming Further Offshore
NORWAY - It could be the start of a sustainable revolution for the Norwegian salmon farming industry following the design of an aquaculture ship that will move salmon...
30 November 2015
Aquaculture Growing in Himachal Pradesh
INDIA - The Himachal Pradesh aquaculture industry is flourishing due to the efforts of the state government....
Strong Policy Needed Before Cage Aquaculture Development
INDIA - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute emeritus scientist, Dr Gopakumar, has explained that India and other Asian countries will need to set up guidelines,...
23 November 2015
Aquaculture Gaining Ground in Gensan
PHILIPPINES - Aquaculture, which was described by a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization study as the “big future”, is now gaining ground in Gensan...
02 November 2015
Government Seeking Investment, Applications for New Aquaculture Zone
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Fisheries is now welcoming applications for aquaculture licenses in the Kimberley Aquaculture Development Zone. ...
25 September 2015
Brazilian Minister Launches Ambitious Aquaculture Plan
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA), Helder Barbalho, has launched the Development Plan for the Brazilian Aquaculture 2015/2020 (PDA)....
24 September 2015
New Orkney Fish Farm to Boost Jobs, Investment
SCOTLAND, UK - A new 1,800 tonne fish farm for Scottish Sea Farms will now enable the company to supply quality Scottish salmon to key markets all year round as...
18 September 2015
Chile Earthquake Causes Heavy Damage to Fishing, Aquaculture Operations
CHILE - Fishing boats, processing plants and shellfish operations have been destroyed following a powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake that struck central Chile on...
26 August 2015
Chile, Norway Discuss Aquaculture Challenges
CHILE - Chile's Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Raul Súnico and the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, met in Norway with the Minister...
21 August 2015
AQUA NOR 2015: Tomorrows Solutions Are in the Ocean
NORWAY - The Ocean Forest project was initiated two years ago and is focussed on developing Intergrated Multitrophic Aquaculture (IMTA) on a commercial scale in...
AQUA NOR 2015: Knowledge and Regulation Key to Aquaculture Success
NORWAY - Although Norway is not a leading country in aquaculture, it has very developed and successful salmon farming industry which is down to three key things...
13 August 2015
Fitco Delivering Sustainable Innovations in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Greece based company Fitco is now offering brass wire and mesh fish farm cages. The strong and durable cages boast low maintenance, low mortality rates...
11 August 2015
Small Scale Aquaculture Ventures Must be Carefully Considered
US - For entrepreneurs or those just starting aquaculture production, starting small and adequate planning can reduce risk and improve chances of success....
07 August 2015
Peru's Aquaculture Production Predicted to Triple
PERU - It is predicted that aquaculture production in Peru could triple thanks to the government-implemented measures to consolidate the Aquaculture Technological...
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...
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...
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