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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....
30 October 2014
Nabard Unveils $16 Million Scheme for Aquaculture
INDIA - Looking at immense opportunity in aquaculture in Odisha state, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million...
01 September 2014
New Zealand Prime Minister Approves Opotiki Aquaculture Plan
NEW ZEALAND - Prime Minister John Key has given the strongest signal yet the Government is considering pouring tens of millions of dollars into a plan to unlock...
22 August 2014
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
19 August 2014
Minister Approves New Marlborough Fish Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Plan changes to enable three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds have been signed off by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith at a function at...
Rise in Aquaculture Posing Threat to Delta Lands
INDIA - The lush green paddy farms in 16 mandals of two delta areas are fast turning into fish tanks as the aqua farming is rampant in most of the mandals....
18 August 2014
India to Invest in Andhra Pradesh Aquaculture Development
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is to invest Rs.4,625 crore in the Andhra Pradesh aquaculture sector over the next five years, by...
06 August 2014
Government Updates Publication for Suitable Aquaculture Locations
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development has updated its publication on the best locations for the development of marine aquaculture...
01 August 2014
Sal Mar's New Cage Design Refused Green Licence
NORWAY - SalMar Farming AS has appealed the rejection of its application for green concessions in group C. The company believes that it should have been awarded...
10 June 2014
New Shrimp and Sea Cucumber Farm Complex to be Built in Oman
OMAN - A new $120 million shrimp and sea cucumber farm complex is to be built in Qurun, Oman as part of a joint venture between the Arabian Marine Development,...
06 June 2014
Seafood Board Continues to Progress Proposed Organic Salmon Farm Application
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the State seafood development agency confirms that it continues to progress preparatory work related to its planned application for...
22 May 2014
Boston Bay Aquaculture Lease Area Opportunity
AUSTRALIA - Pursuant to s35 of the Aquaculture Act 2001, applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals/companies to undertake farming of aquatic animals...
20 May 2014
Japanese Technology Making Aquaculture Possible in Cambodian Mountains
JAPAN - A Japanese technique for creating artificial river and seawater is expected to enable Cambodian farmers to open three prawn farms in the mountains....
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