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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...
29 July 2016
Western Australia Outlines Growth Strategy for Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA - A report on Western Australia's first Aquaculture WA State Forum has identified six key areas as the foundation of a proposed 10-year plan to develop...
AquaBounty Starts AquAdvantage Salmon Trials in Brazil, Argentina
US - AquaBounty Technologies has released its interim results for the first half of 2016, reporting a net loss for the first six months of US$3.9 million....
27 July 2016
New Funding to Help Nova Scotia Shellfish Farming Expansion, Start-Up
CANADA - The government of Nova Scotia is offering funding through the Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board for those who would like to start, expand...
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
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...
 
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