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21 February 2017
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
20 February 2017
Russian Fish Processor to Build Four New Facilities, Increase Workforce
RUSSIA — Russia’s fish processor Kurilsk Universal Complex has become a strategic investor in local fish processor Ostrovny Rybokombinat and plans to build four...
13 February 2017
Alaska Fish Factor: Framework for Alaskan Mariculture Expansion Takes Shape
US - Shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, seaweeds and biofuels are crops envisioned by a group of Alaskans who are crafting a framework for a statewide mariculture...
09 February 2017
Mongolia’s Freshwater Revolution
MONGOLIA - Can a government project, with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, make fish a staple product of the second-largest...
07 February 2017
Fisheries Institute Sets up RAS to Boost Fish Seed Production
INDIA - The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has set up a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) at its Vizhinjam Research Centre to boost the...
Seafood Industry Urges Government to Free Fresh, Brackish Water for Aquaculture
INDIA - The seafood industry has urged the government to free its fresh and brackish waters for aquaculture activities if it is to achieve a Blue Revolution....
02 February 2017
Proposal to Relocate Marlborough Sounds Salmon Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is seeking public comment on a proposal to relocate up to six salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds to locations...
30 January 2017
Chinese Firm Plans $100 million Aquaculture Project in Cambodia
CAMBODIA - A Chinese firm and its local partner have floated a proposal for a $100 million aquaculture project in Cambodia that would include fish farms, a feed...
26 January 2017
Russia to Develop Karelia’s Aquaculture Industry
RUSSIA – The Russian government has unveiled plans to foster the development of the aquaculture industry in Karelia, in the country’s north-western part. With...
11 January 2017
New Shrimp Farm to Open in Iowa
US - A new shrimp farm is to open in Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa. ...
03 January 2017
Indonesia to Expand Seabass Production With Offshore Facilities
INDONESIA - The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry is to build three offshore aquaculture facilities in 2017 in a hope to produce an additional 1,500 tons of...
13 December 2016
Japan Builds First Offshore Aqua-Farming System
JAPAN - Offshore aquaculture, or open ocean aquaculture, is a type of farming where fish farms are moved some distance offshore. Although it's still only a small...
09 December 2016
Red Sea Bream Aquaculture- Is Deep-Sea Farming the Solution?
JAPAN - Red sea bream has a special place in Japan. Known as madai in Japanese, its unique red colour is considered lucky, and the fish is often served whole on...
17 November 2016
Project Develops Sustainable Method for Growing Tilapia, Tomatoes
EU - The Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries has developed an innovative method for producing tilapia and tomatoes that saves resources...
27 October 2016
Making IMTA Work for Europe
EUROPE - The drive to increase profitability and environmental performance has led many industries across Europe and globally to look for ways to reduce both their...
21 October 2016
Sustainable Arctic Char Farming to Expand Following Investment
ICELAND - Farmed in cool Icelandic waters is a fish that is in growing demand throughout Europe and the US yet in short supply – the Arctic char....
20 October 2016
Is There a Place for GM in Aquaculture?
GLOBAL - With no problems with sea lice, no risk of escape, minimal to no use of antibiotics and the same great taste and nutritional profile as other farmed Atlantic...
13 October 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: Shrimp Biofloc Study Wins Lindsay Laird Award Winner
UK - A study into the effects of white spot in shrimp farming units has won this year's prestigious Lindsay Laird Award....
12 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Breakthrough for Commercial Rock Lobster Production
GLOBAL - Researchers at the University of Tasmania, Australia, have made a breakthrough in the commercial production of rock lobster, successfully closing the lifecycle...
30 September 2016
Brackish Water Offers Expansion Potential for Tamil Nadu Aquaculture
INDIA - Thanks to the availability of 56,000 hectares of brackish water, Tamil Nadu state has great potential to develop brackish water aquaculture, said M. Jayanthi,...
29 September 2016
University of New Hampshire Launches Aquaponics Project
US - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating...
26 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: Are Coupled Aquaponic Systems Good for Catfish Welfare?
UK - Aquaponic systems offer many benefits but the impact it has on the welfare of fish is generally unknown, explained Bjoern Bassmann, University of Rostock, in...
09 September 2016
Proposed Zoning Changes to Boost Aquaculture in Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - The Spencer Gulf region is to get an economic boost if proposed changes to aquaculture zoning near Wallaroo which allow for finfish, sea urchins, sea...
30 August 2016
New Project to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture
INDIA - The 30-acre Kuttanad campus of the Cochin University of Science and Technology will soon be converted in to a state-of-the-art model facility to intensify...
18 August 2016
Goans Complain Too Many Barriers to Crab Farming
INDIA - Barriers to land use, non-availability of seeds and high initial investment are currently holding back Goans who are eager to start crab farming....
16 August 2016
Government Halts Tassal's Aquaculture Expansion Plan
AUSTRALIA - Plans for Tassal to expand its farm near Triabunna is now pending an independent assessment by the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel under the Great...
12 August 2016
The Future of Japanese Shrimp - Is Land-Based Aquaculture the Solution?
JAPAN - In June this year, Tokyo-based Nippon Suisan Kaisha, or Nissui, announced its intention to build a new land-based shrimp farm in southern Japan. The company...
11 August 2016
Zambia to Create Four New Aquaculture Parks
ZAMBIA - In order to boost fish production in the country, four new sites have been identified for the development of aquaculture parks....
04 August 2016
New Omani Aquaculture Projects Could Increase Production by 35,000 tonnes
OMAN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) in Oman has received 17 applications for commercial aquaculture projects worth RO234mn with an average production...
02 August 2016
In Situ Cleaning: Clean Nets – What About the Fish?
NORWAY - Since the use of cleaner fish became widespread in salmon farming, in situ cleaning has become a more common method of biofouling management. In situ cleaning...
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