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27 June 2016
Rock Lobster Research Leads to Positive Management Changes
AUSTRALIA - Commercial Rock Lobster fishers will now be able to fish for prized Southern Rock Lobster year round, as part of new arrangements that will add value...
24 June 2016
Brexit: Governments Must Work with Industry on Future of Fishing Industry
UK - The UK has voted and the decision is to leave the EU. It is now greatly important that governments and the fishing industry work together to create practical...
EU Approves Multiannual Plan for Managing Baltic Sea Cod
EU - The EU multiannual plan for managing Baltic Sea cod, sprat and herring stocks has now been approved. This is the first new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) regional...
23 June 2016
Sapmer confirmed Friend of the Sea and FAD Free
FRANCE - Sapmer, a French deep-sea fishing company based on the island of Reunion, has recently concluded Friend of the Sea renewal audit for its purse seine fleet....
Canada Takes Action to Tackle Low Atlantic Salmon Returns
CANADA - Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has revealed Canada’s plans to help bring back wild Atlantic salmon on the...
22 June 2016
New Vaccine Prototypes Developed for Various Viruses and Fish Species
NORWAY - Viral diseases are one of the major challenges for continued growth in the aquaculture industry. The Norwegian Veterinary Institute is therefore leading...
FRESH Corporation Achieves Friend of the Sea Certification
GERMANY - The FRESH urban fish farm located in Völkingen, Germany has achieved Friend of the Sea sustainable aquaculture certification for Gilthead seabream, Yellowtail...
21 June 2016
Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Potential for Ireland's Sustainable Aquaculture Development
ANALYSIS - There is great potential for Ireland to develop its aquaculture in the coming decade. This is the finding of the National Economic and Social Council's...
Small Fish Have Big Role to Play in Feeding Africa’s Drylands
AFRICA - Small, fast growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world's most chronically poor and underfed regions, according...
Understanding the Effects of Hydrolysis in Protein Powder from Fish Trimmings
When Nofima’s Tone Aspevik was making protein powder from fish trimmings as part of her doctoral studies, the intention was that it should be possible for the...
DIVERSIFY: New Species for European Aquaculture
EUROPE - Increasing halibut egg batch size, the training of meagre juveniles to feeding stimuli and the development of a vaccine for Viral Neural Necrosis, are some...
20 June 2016
Faroese Mackerel Fishery Gets Sustainable Certification
FAROE ISLANDS - Faroese fisheries landing over half a million tonnes of oily fish each year have been MSC certified as sustainable and well-managed fisheries....
European VIVALDI Project to Examine Diseases in Molluscs
SPAIN - A new European project is examining how to prevent diseases in molluscs and, in particular on the control of the herpes virus in farmed Pacific oyster. ...
Chilean Salmon Farms Reveal 2015 Antibiotics Usage
CHILE - Marine conservation organisation Oceana welcomed the new report issued by the Chilean National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) on the use...
17 June 2016
Research Finds Invasive Asian Carp Responds Strongly to CO2
US - Adding carbon dioxide gas to water, a process similar to making carbonated soda water, could help control the movement and behavior of invasive carp in the...
New Report Outlines Ireland's Sustainable Aquaculture Development Potential
IRELAND - There is great potential for Ireland to develop its aquaculture in the coming decade, with a rich and varied marine landscape, and a long coastline. However,...
AquacultureUK2016: Atlantic Salmon Gill Health Research Wins Student Award
UK - Ana Herrero, from Moredun Research Institute and the University of Stirling, has been named the winner of the Elanco sponsored 2016 Young Scientist Award, which...
Fishing Prohibitions Good for Sharks, Fish but Produce Problems for Fishing Communities
INDONESIA - Scientists working for Murdoch University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, The Nature Conservancy, and other groups have good news about fishing closures...
16 June 2016
เรียนเชิญท่านเจ้าของฟาร์มกุ้งทุกท่านร่วมตอบแบบสอบถามเก่ียวกับโรค อีเอชพ (EHP)
THAILAND - แล้วลุ้นรับของรางวัล เม่ือท่านตอบแบบสอบถามครบถ้วนแล้วส่งกลับคืนทางอีเมลล์...
Annual Report Shows a Disappointing Amount of Overfished EU Fish Stocks
EU - Less than 10 per cent of the assessed EU fish stocks are fished at sustainable levels. This is the worrying news coming out of the European Commission's annual...
Malaysia, WorldFish Establish Committee to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture Development
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Department of Fisheries (DoF) and WorldFish have signed an agreement establishing the Technical Committee on Research Collaboration to promote...
15 June 2016
NASCO Working to Improve State of Wild Salmon Stocks
EU - The 33rd meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO) took place between 7 and 10 June in Bad Neuenahr Ahrweiler (Germany)....
BioMar, Cargill, Skretting Join Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)
GLOBAL - Three of the leading industry feed companies, Biomar, Cargill (former EWOS) and Skretting have now joined the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) as Associate...
Polystyrene Microplastics Negatively Affect Oyster Feeding, Reproduction and Offspring
EU - Oysters exposed to polystyrene microplastics produced fewer offspring, which were also smaller and slower growing than offspring from unexposed oysters, according...
14 June 2016
Global Salmon Initiative Challenges Food Sector to Increase Transparency
GLOBAL - In an effort to accelerate the food sector’s movement towards improved long-term future sustainability, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), supported...
First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced
GLOBAL - A partnership of leading international organizations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum...
13 June 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Boaters Rewarded for Protecting Salmon
US - Boaters from Homer to the Mat-Su valley can help protect salmon and other aquatic creatures and get discounts from popular businesses by doing so....
Cargill Releases EWOS's Sustainability Achievements for 2015
NORWAY - Cargill's EWOS brand continues to make measureable progress in its key sustainability indicators, according to its annual sustainability report. The EWOS...
Eastbourne Sustainable Fisherman Wins Award for Tackling Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - Graham Doswell a small scale fisherman from Eastbourne, East Sussex, has won World Animal Protection UK’s Sea Change Champion Award, for tackling the problem...
10 June 2016
Global Collaboration Doubles Sustainable Fish Catch in Five Years
GLOBAL - A new report published by the Marine Stewardship Council shows how effective management and improvements made by MSC certified fisheries are delivering...
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