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25 July 2016
Scottish Sea Farms to Invest £35m in Argyll RAS Hatchery
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon producer Scottish Sea Farms is to invest £35 million in a major freshwater site near Oban. This investment is part of a total £70 million...
22 July 2016
Goa Offering Financial Assistance to Develop Aquaculture
INDIA - In an attempt to boost aquaculture in the state of Goa, the state fisheries department recently launched new schemes for enhancing mussel and crab farming....
21 July 2016
A$1.66 Milion Project to Develop Aquaculture Zone
AUSTRALIA - A A$1.66 million project to develop an 'investment ready' aquaculture zone in coastal waters on Western Australia's south coast has been announced....
20 July 2016
Manipur State Working to Increase Fish Production Through Aquaculture
INDIA - Manipur State has the potential to produce 53,000 MT of fish a year, according to David K Shimray, Director Fishery....
05 July 2016
Brunei, China Form Aquaculture Joint Venture
BRUNEI - A Chinese aquaculture company is to establish a joint venture with a local Brunei partner to cultivate and export golden pompano fish worth US$300 million...
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
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...
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...
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
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,...
Aquaculture Growing in Himachal Pradesh
INDIA - The Himachal Pradesh aquaculture industry is flourishing due to the efforts of the state government....
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: 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...
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...
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....
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