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Friday, August 29, 2014
Scottish Salmon Farmers Fighting Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of its commitment to transparency and improving fish health in the aquaculture industry, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO)...
Sustainable Aquaculture Courses at the University of St Andrews: A Students Perspective
SCOTLAND, UK - Aquaculture Student Ellen Ashford talks to TheFishSite about her recent experience of studying for the St Andrews Postgraduate Diploma course in sustainable...
SEABIOPLAS Producing Plastic Sustainably from Farmed Seaweed
EU - SEABIOPLAS is an FP7-funded project which aims to introduce sustainably cultivated seaweeds as feedstock for biodegradable bioplastics....
Canada Invests in Technology to Advance the Mussel Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government....
Aquaculture Stewardship Council to Further Discuss Feed Standard
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) Responsible Feed Project’s participants will come together next week for the first technical working group...
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Leading Salmon and Trout Egg Producers Collaborate for Bigger Market Share
UK and US - Two world leading aquaculture companies have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Merck Animal Health to Sponsor 10th International Sea Lice Conference
US - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will be sponsoring the 10th International Sea Lice Conference, being hosted for...
Cooke's Maine Processing Plant to Meet Growing Salmon Demand
US - Forty workers are once again processing salmon at the True North Salmon processing facility in Machiasport Maine. True North Salmon is the processing, sales...
Irish Sea Fisheries Board to Host Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board has announced that its conference “Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?” will take...
Ecuadorian Fish Companies Ready to Export to Russia
ECUADOR - Twenty five Ecuadorian companies engaged in the production of fish, aquaculture products and fish oil and fish meal are prepared for export to Russia....
Pregnant Women: Don’t Avoid Eating All Fish
US - For most people, eating fish and shellfish is not a health concern, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In fact, fish contains omega-3...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective...
Aquaculture Production Growing in Argentina
ARGENTINA - In 2013, Argentina recorded an increase in aquaculture production of 27.6 per cent over 2012, generating sales of over 150 million pesos....
More Can Tho Pangasius Farms to Sign Up to Sustainable Certification
VIET NAM - According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) of Can Tho, total aquaculture area of the city in the first seven months of 2014 was...
Marine Harvest Reports Record High Profit and Volume for Q2 2014
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1,220 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 901 million in the corresponding quarter...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Bakkafrost Reports All-round Good Results Contributing to a Strong Second Quarter
FAROE ISLANDS - Bakkafrost has delivered a total operating EBIT of DKK 212.1 million in the second quarter of 2014. The combined farming and Value Added Processing...
Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
Bahrain’s Shrimp Stocks Drop Due to Illegal Fishing
BAHRAIN - Fishermen in Bahrain have reported a "significant" drop in shrimp stocks in the last month because of illegal fishing....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Northern Chef First to Offer ASC Certified Tilapia in US
US - Seafood consumer in the United States can now enjoy responsibly farmed tilapia that has been certified to the ASC standard for responsible aquaculture....
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Over Seas Demand Remains High for Scottish Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Exports of Scottish salmon grew by £60 million in the first six months of the year proving that overseas demand remains high. An additional 12,000...
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...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Chilean Salmon Health Improving but New Trout Disease Detected
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has presented the Marine Centers Health Report, for the first half of 2014. Although the report...
Majority of Kiwi's Want New Zealand to Sustainably Grow Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries has released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry. MPI...
Russia Adjusts List of Banned Agricultural, Fisheries Products
RUSSIA - Russia has amended its list of fishery and agricultural products that have been banned for one year from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway....
Australian Researchers Succeed in Breeding Rare Trout
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia and Western Australia’s Department of Fisheries have bred one of Australia’s...
Viet Nam Pangasius Exports to US and Russia Reduced
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, from 1 January 2014 to 15 July 2014, Vietnamese pangasius exports reached $892.83 million, down 2.1 per cent year on year....
Pescafresh Brings Scottish Salmon to Mumbai
INDIA - Mumbai based leading fresh seafood supplier, Pescafresh Gourmet has brought Loch Duart’s Scottish salmon, one of the world’s finest varieties of Scottish...
 
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