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Monday, December 22, 2014
Overhaul of Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulations Needed, says New Report
CANADA - After slow growth of the aquaculture sector in 2013, a review of Novia Scotia's regulatory framework took place. The concluding report suggests that a complete...
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,...
Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Belize Fish Farm
BELIZE - An outbreak of Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis has been reported on a Belize shrimp farm....
New Molecular Marker Could Revolutionise Fisheries Management
AUSTRALIA - A molecular marker that turns snapper eggs a fluorescent blue could revolutionise fisheries management for a number of Australian commercial species....
Faroe Islands and Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
FAROE ISLANDS - Faroese Prime Minister, Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen and Turkish Minister of Economy, Nihat Zeybekçi have signed a Free Trade Agreement in Ankara....
Biomin Opens Research Center in Thailand
THAILAND - Built with natural, functional and sustainable materials, the Erber Research Center was recently opened on the grounds of Kasetsart University at its...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Thai Union Group to Acquire Bumble Bee Seafoods
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF), has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of North America’s...
Benchmark Holdings Officially Acquires Stofnfiskur and SalmoBreed
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has officially acquired Norwegian-based SalmoBreed...
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
Iowa State University Producing Fish Feed from Local Agricultural Products
US - Researchers at Iowa State University are creating sustainable fish feed from local agricultural commodities, helping farmers find new revenue streams whilst...
New Process Developed for Creating Smoke-Flavoured Salmon
SPAIN - Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia have developed a new technique using water vapor permeable bags for salted and smoked fish....
US Farmers Welcome Normalisation of Relations with Cuba
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced 17 December to normalise relations...
Suspected Pancreas Disease in Nord-Trondelag
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) has been reported on a Sal Mar salmon farm in Flatanger municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
Cefas to Help Sustainable Marine Management in Kuwait
UK - Kuwait’s marine environment is central to a multi-million pound agreement that has been signed by the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA) and the UK’s...
Thursday, December 18, 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)....
Export Trend of Viet Nam Seafood to Main Markets
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, Viet Nam sold seafood to 166 markets around the world. The US, EU, China and South Korea raised their proportion out...
Over 100 Fish Farms Committing to Sustainable Aquaculture
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed more than one hundred certified farms into its certification programme in just over two years. And,...
ASC to Harmonise its Eight Aquaculture Standards
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is starting a project that will harmonise the structure and content of its eight farm standards to create one...
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - Farm produce prices rose slightly in the first week of December, according to a Ministry of Commerce survey of prices in 36 large and medium sized cities....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Experts Discuss Oman Aquaculture Improvement
OMAN - The College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), in association with the Embassy of Netherlands in Muscat and Wageningen University...
7th International Sturgeon Conference a Success
POLAND - More than 120 sturgeon farmers, producers, scientists and organisational representatives from 15 different nationalities attended the 7th International...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Species Discovered in Turkey
ANALYSIS - A new species of trout has been discovered in Turkey. The new species Salmo kottelati belongs to the Salmonidae family, which includes salmons, trouts,...
New Feed Technology to Improve Sustainable Aquaculture in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - As the global population grows, so does the demand for fish and the pressure on aquaculture to increase productivity. This is particularly true in Viet...
Salmosan Vet Fully Licenced, Improved and Available in Norway
NORWAY - The Fish Vet Group is pleased to announce that Salmosan Vet is now fully licenced (MA granted) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency and available in Norway...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
New Research to Investigate Wild, Farmed Salmon Interaction
CANADA - The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association is putting C$1.5 million over the next five years into a series of research projects on how wild and farm-raised...
New Analysis Concludes Seafood is Safe and Important to Eat
NORWAY - The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety concludes that seafood is healthy, safe and important for all groups in the population....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture
US - As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors...
New Fish Smoking Technology to Benefit Ghana
GHANA - SNV Ghana, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has launched fish processing technology to produce healthier fish to meet local...
 
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