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27 February 2017
Strong Market Prices Aid Scottish Salmon Company Revenue Growth
UK - The Scottish Salmon Company PLC has issued its Q4 2016 results. Revenues for the quarter were £27.2m (Q4 2015: £23.9m) on harvested volumes of 5,733 tonnes...
Sea Bass, Sea Bream Industry Needs Demand Growth to Absorb Expected Production Boost
After a year of relief in the form of good prices in 2015, this year the farmed seabass and seabream sector have had to deal with a price decline as supply out of...
First International Fish Health Laboratory to Receive Accreditation from Sernapesca
CHILE - Benchmark’s Fish Vet Group in Chile has announced they will join the list of official fish health laboratories recognised by the National Fisheries and...
24 February 2017
Walton Family Foundation Details Next Phase in Restoring Indonesia’s Fisheries
INDONESIA - At the Economist’s fourth annual World Ocean Summit, the Walton Family Foundation outlined its five-year strategy for sustainable fisheries across...
Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?
US - There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential...
23 February 2017
Venezuela Seeks to Develop Fish Production
VENEZUELA - The government is working to make Venezuela a fishing and aquaculture power house, and in this way is aiming to optimise the distribution of seafood...
22 February 2017
Further Outbreak of White Spot Disease Detected in Logan River
AUSTRALIA - A new outbreak of white spot disease has been reported on a giant tiger prawn farm in Logan River, Queensland....
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
21 February 2017
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
Scottish Aquaculture and Fisheries Industries to Receive Over £8 million Funding
SCOTLAND - The latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will deliver 41 projects which will contribute to the sustainable management of fisheries...
International Drive to Increase Aquaculture SME Innovation
UK - An international partnership met in Reykjavík today to scope out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) aimed...
20 February 2017
Expert Urges Federal Govt to Provide Tight Security for Aquatic Farmers
NIGERIA - An expert in the area of Aquaculture, Mrs Mojisola Funmilayo Siyanbola has urged the Federal Government to provide effective and efficient proactive security...
ASEAN Fish Production to Rise; Policies, Technology Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ASIA - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030. ...
American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth
US - In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this,...
Record High Operational EBIT for Marine Harvest
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 259 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to EUR 90 million in the corresponding quarter of...
Russian Fish Processor to Build Four New Facilities, Increase Workforce
RUSSIA — Russia’s fish processor Kurilsk Universal Complex has become a strategic investor in local fish processor Ostrovny Rybokombinat and plans to build four...
17 February 2017
New Methods Further Discern Extreme Fluctuations in Forage Fish Populations
US - New research, building on the pioneering work of Soutar and Isaacs in the late 1960s and others, shows in greater detail that such forage fish stocks have undergone...
Province Announces Nova Scotia-China Live Lobster Quality Project
CANADA & CHINA - A new lobster quality initiative between Nova Scotia and Tmall-Alibaba, an online retail company in China, will set a premium quality standard for...
Marine Harvest to Start Value-added Production in BC
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to...
Enterra Receives Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Enterra Feed Corporation has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed...
Copper Sulfate Kills Fungus on Fish Eggs
US - Fungus on fish eggs isn’t only an eyesore for the aquaculture industry, it’s also deadly to fish and expensive to treat. US Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
Salmon Farming to Expand in Tasmania
AUSTRALIA - Salmon farming will expand into Tasmania's east coast following an independent review....
Frozen Shrimp Exports to Korea Must Undergo Quarantine
VIET NAM - Frozen shrimp exported to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must undergo quarantine checks before...
16 February 2017
Gut Feeling Essential for Migrating Fish
SWEDEN - Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at University Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs...
Giving Oceans a Break Could Generate $83b in Additional Benefits for Fisheries
GLOBAL - Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing...
EU Trains Officials in Good Aquaculture Practices
INDIA - Representatives of the European Union (EU) are conducting a three-day Capacity Building Initiative for Trade Development (CITD) for Marine Products Export...
Arctic Charr Added to BAP Programme; Iceland Processing Plant Certified
ICELAND - Congratulations to Íslandsbleikja, Iceland’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture...
Sea to Table’s Supply-Chain Makeover
US - Driven by conscious consumers such as university student bodies, fish distribution in North America is switching to a more local, more sustainable model. Rachel...
15 February 2017
Cultivated Scallops Populations Develop Distinct Genetic Structure
GERMANY - The scallop is one of the largest edible molluscs, and gourmets consider it to be a great delicacy. To meet this demand, the fishing industry cultivates...
International Collaboration to Improve Fisheries Management
GLOBAL - International collaboration is just one way the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) demonstrates support for best practice in global fisheries...
 
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