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Friday, October 31, 2014
FRINSA Cannery to Collaborate with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership
SPAIN - Galician cannery FRINSA, whose main factory is located in Ribeira (Province of La Coruña), has become the first Spanish company within the sector to join...
BAP Farmed Pangasius Equivalent to Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch ‘Good Alternative’
VIET NAM - Two-star, three-star and four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) pangasius standards of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) certified in Viet Nam...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
No Overfishing Reported in Australia’s Latest Fisheries Reports
AUSTRALIA - ABARES has released the Fishery status reports 2013–14, which include the most up-to-date assessment of fish stocks that are solely or jointly managed...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Environmental Grant to Restore and Protect Trout Habitats
UK - The Pickering Fisheries Association has been awarded £1,000 by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to protect Pickering Beck river banks from erosion and...
Success for Maldives, US Partnership on Pole and Line Tuna
MALDIVES and US - The first International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) Voyage of Discovery – an initiative designed to bring fishers from sustainable pole-and-line...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Weekly Overview: US Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labelled Correctly
ANALYSIS - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labelling, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
Woolworths Commits to Sourcing Sustainable Seafood
SOUTH AFRICA - Leading South African retailer, Woolworths, has pledged to source its farmed seafood from sustainable and responsible operations by 2020....
Monday, October 27, 2014
Fish Feed Protein Awarded European Innovation Prize
SWEDEN - For the first time ever, a Swedish research and innovation project is one of the winners of the EARTO Innovation Prize for its fish feed protein....
Strong Management can Protect Fisheries Affected by Climate Change
GLOBAL - A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral...
Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Global Salmon Initiative Launches First Progress Report
CHILE - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has launched its inaugural progress report ‘Building the Foundation for a Sustainable Future’. This is the first report...
Biomin: Dramatic Change Needed for Sustainability
GERMANY - The 6th World Nutrition Forum in Munich ended two full days of stimulating sessions with plenty of food-for-thought on issues of sustain:ability across...
Top Marine Scientists Call for Action on 'Invisible' Fisheries
GLOBAL - To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Saving Big Old Fish is Essential to Replenishing Stocks
GLOBAL - A new compilation of research from around the world now shows that big, old, fat, fertile, female fish – known as BOFFFFs to scientists – are essential...
First Asian Shrimp Farm Certified to ASC Standard
ASIA - Quoc Viet is the first Asian shrimp farm to announce Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification following assessment against the ASC Shrimp Standard....
BioMar Exploring Alternative Sources of EPA, DHA for Aquaculture Feeds
DENMARK - BioMar's Executive Vice President of Sourcing, Niels Alsted, focused on the quest for finding alternative sources of EPA and DHA in his introduction during...
Parliament Approves New Environment, Maritime and Fisheries Commissioner
EU - The European Parliament has voted to confirm the new European Commission headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker. The new team of Commissioners will begin their...
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....
 
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