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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Scientists Discover Vegetarian Diet for Marine Aquaculture
US - For the first time scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture, the key to making aquaculture...
Jersey Oysters First to be Assessed Against ASC Standard
UK - Three oyster farms have become the first in the world to enter assessment against the ASC Bivalves Standard for responsible aquaculture....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Study Examines Antibiotics in US Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new study by Arizona State University researchers is examining the persistence of antibiotics in seafood raised by aquaculture....
EU Adopts Series of Discard Plans
EU - The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans as it gears up for the introduction of an obligation to land all catches on 1 January 2015....
US Researchers Examine Antibiotic Content in Farmed Fish
US - In a new study, Hansa Done, PhD candidate, and Rolf Halden, PhD, researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examine antibiotic content...
Researchers Creating High Protein Fish Feed Ingredient From Barley
US - Scientists at the ARS Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit in Aberdeen, Idaho, partnered with Montana Microbial Products LLC (MMP) in Missoula, Montana,...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: What Do Consumers Want From Organic Aquaculture?
GERMANY - In recent years there has been a move towards more ethical and organic fish consumption. In order to understand what consumers want and expect from organic...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Sights Set on More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
SOUTH AFRICA – Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing....
Scottish Pelagic Fishermen Welcome Agreement over Mackerel Quota
SCOTLAND - Scottish fishermen have welcomed the decision at the European Fish Council in Luxembourg to give the fishing fleet the facility to bank up to 25 per cent...
Company Flotation Suspended after Campaign Group Protests
CHINA – An initial public offering (IPO) for one of China’s largest tuna longline companies that has been suspended has come under criticism by campaigning group...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: Meagre - A New Super Species for Mediterranean Aquaculture?
MEDITERRANEAN - In order to improve the competitiveness of the Mediterranean aquaculture sector and to expand the market, which is currently dominated by sea bass...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
UK’s Best Fish and Chip Shop Reports Unbelievable Eight Months of Growth
UK - Voted the UK’s best Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop at the 2014 National Fish & Chip Awards in January this year, the people behind Quayside in Whitby...
New Guide Helps Latvian Seafood Consumers Choose Responsibly
LATVIA - Seafood shoppers in Latvia can now choose responsibly farmed fish easily with the help of the new edition of the Latvian seafood guide....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Organisations Address Social Responsibility in the Fish Feed Sector
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance, IFFO, Lyons Seafoods Co. and Wm Morrison Supermarkets on 10 October collectively agreed to a position statement on the...
Yooji's Sushi Restaurants Offering Friend of the Sea Tuna
SWITZERLAND - Sushi fans in Zurich can enjoy the Friend of the Sea certified sustainable tuna at Yooji’s Restaurants directly from the waters of the Maldives and...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Native UK Mussels at Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
UK - Five of the most high-risk freshwater invaders from the Ponto-Caspian region around Turkey and Ukraine are now in Britain - including the quagga mussel (pictured),...
King Mackerel Trip Limit to Decrease in Florida West Coast Northern Subzone
US - The daily vessel trip limit has been reduced to 500 pounds beginning 12:01 a.m., local time, October 13, 2014, for king mackerel in the Florida west coast northern...
Canada's First Herring Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has achieved MSC certification, becoming the first herring fishery in...
Icelandic Redfish Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
ICELAND - The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) fishery has been MSC certified as a sustainable and well-managed fishery following...
New Research Helping EU Aquaculture Become More Competitive
EU - In order to help EU aquaculture become more competitive, sustainable and efficient, an EU-funded project is connecting the expertise of aquaculture scientists...
Alaska Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 Aims to Protect Bristol Bay Salmon
US - A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and campaign politics. Ballot Measure 4, sponsored by the group Bristol...
Friday, October 10, 2014
New Study Finds Fishermen's Expertise is Rarely Considered by Scientists
IRELAND - The knowledge of fishermen, which could be referenced to help prevent the catastrophic ecological collapses we are seeing in our lakes and oceans, is rarely...
Norway Sea Lice Pesticides Exceeding UK Environmental Health Standards
NORWAY - Levels of aquaculture pesticides exceed UK environmental quality standards (EQSs) in samples taken from near Norwegian fish farms, a recent study has shown....
Joint MNZ-Police Operation to Focus on Marlborough Sounds Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - Maritime NZ (MNZ) is getting back out on the water with the NZ Police in a joint operation focusing on mussel farmers and the aquaculture sector in...
Can Electrofishing Selectively Remove Invasive Trout?
US - A new paper from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Montana State University, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the US Geological Survey looks...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Pesce Azzurro Cefalù Anchovies Certified Sustainable
ITALY - Pesce Azzurro Cefalù anchovies, of the species Engraulis encrasicolus, have successfully undergone the audit and gained Friend of the Sea sustainable fisheries...
Sustainable Tristan Lobster Makes European Debut
EU - The European shellfish market is about to be shaken up with the launch of the unique Tristan Lobster into the HoReCa (hotel, restaurant and catering) and sustainability-minded...
Seafarm Project Turning Algae into Food and Fuel
SWEDEN - Meet the farm of the future, where common seaweed is being upgraded from an environmental problem to a valuable natural resource and raw material....
EU Investigation into Irish Sea Lice Closed
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has welcomed the EU Commission’s decision (dated the 22 September) to close the EU Pilot Investigation (764/09/ENVI), which...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Young’s Seafood Calls on Industry to Sign Up to Sustainability Codes
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited has called for more organisations to sign up to new voluntary codes designed to make it easier for people to choose sustainable fish....
 
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