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24 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food...
Access to Chile Aquaculture Antibiotic Use Denied
CHILE - Oceana has reported that the Transparency Council has decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed...
New Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative to be Available from 2018
GLOBAL - A new sustainable fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans...
New Aquaculture Zone Proposed in South Australia
AUSTRALIA - The South Australian state government is seeking public feedback on ideas for a new aquaculture zoning policy for Franklin Harbor on the Eyre Peninsula....
Chilean Salmon Aquaculture Health Improving
CHILE - According to the national director of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture, José Miguel Burgos, 2014 has been a good year for farmed salmon health, noting...
23 April 2015
Seafood Expo: Aquaculture Certification Programmes to Combine Audits
BELGIUM - Three leading aquaculture certification programmes, ASC, BAP and GLOBALG.A.P. are to combine their checklists for farms that seek more than one certificate....
Ghana Government Gives Boost to Shrimp Aquaculture
GHANA - The Ghanaian government has announced plans to improve shrimp larvae production to supply shrimp farmers in the country....
New ISA Outbreak Suspected in Halsa
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 10224 Korsneset in Halsa municipality, Møre og Romsdal county....
Welsh Seafood Promoted at Global Seafood Expo
WALES, UK - A Welsh government minister has joined eight Welsh seafood companies at the Brussels Seafood Global Expo, the largest seafood trade event in the world....
Risks and Challenges in Aquaculture Discussed at Seafood Expo Global
BELGIUM - A panel of industry representatives at Seafood Expo Global have discussed the pivotal issues in aquaculture that need to be tackled, highlighting feed...
Seafood Expo: Aquaculture Stewardship Council Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Rapid Growth
BELGIUM - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has seen an increase of 100 per cent in the number of farms certified over the last year....
22 April 2015
Acoustic Device Helps Prevent Sea Bream Damage to Shellfish Farms
FRANCE - An acoustic device to scare away sea bream causing damage to mussel and oyster stocks has been developed by the French Research Institute for Exploitation...
Norway Reports Drop in Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 13 April – 19 April the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 39.35 per kilo. This a fall of 6.8 per cent, compared to the previous...
Fisheries Act Changes to Strengthen Aquaculture Regulation
CANADA - Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, which came into force yesterday, 21 April, signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating...
Weekly Overview: Seafood Portal Helps Facilitate Sustainable Seafood Trade
ANALYSIS - Seafood buyers around the world will now be able to quickly identify suppliers that can meet their specific buyer requirements thanks to the launch of...
Belize Shrimp Farms Achieve ASC Certification
BELIZE - Five Belize shrimp farms have been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification....
21 April 2015
Ambitious Cage Fish Farming Project Set for Kerala State
INDIA - In order to develop fisheries and aquaculture production in Kerala state, Malampuzha Reservoir in Palakkad and Pazhassi Reservoir in Kannur have been identified...
Scottish Salmon Crowned UK's Top Food Export at £500 million
SCOTLAND - Exports of Scottish salmon have grown by £50 million last year, reaching £500 million for the first time ever....
Second Indian Shrimp Company Achieves Four-Star BAP Status
INDIA - Suryamitra Exim (P) Ltd., in conjunction with National Fish & Seafood (NFS), is India’s second group to achieve the Global Aquaculture Alliance four-star...
BioMar-Tongwei Fish Feed Venture to Lead Way in China's Aquaculture Market
CHINA - BioMar Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Chinese feed producer Tongwei Co. Ltd to establish a Joint Venture dedicated to producing...
New Seafood Portal Helps Facilitate Sustainable Seafood Trade
GLOBAL - Seafood buyers around the world will now be able to quickly identify suppliers that can meet their specific buyer requirements thanks to the launch of the...
Artemia Short Supply Could Bring Shrimp Production to a Stand Still
INDIA - A continued short supply of artemia may force many Indian shrimp hatcheries to close down soon....
20 April 2015
Experts to Identify Science, Advisory Needs for Sustainable Aquaculture
DENMARK - The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is planning to hold an Aquaculture Dialogue Meeting that brings industry, stakeholders,...
Multiannual Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture Approved
SPAIN - The Fisheries Sector Conference, chaired by the Minister Isabel García Tejerina, has approved the Multi-Year Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture 2014-2020...
MPEDA to Start Fish Seed Supply Soon
INDIA - India's government is signing an agreement with the Marine Products Exports and Development Authority (MPEDA) for the supply of four varieties of fish seed...
Rise in Chinese Aquatic Produce Prices
CHINA - The price of farm produce in China has risen over the last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities carried out by the Ministry of...
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels...
17 April 2015
Brazil Aims to Quadruple Aquaculture Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) aims to raise Brazil to fifth place in the world ranking of aquaculture production....
London Home to UK's First Commercial Urban Aquaponics Farm
UK - After receiving planning permission, a London warehouse will soon become home to the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating sustainable a pioneering...
Chinese Aquaculture Market Rapidly Growing
CHINA - The aquaculture market in China is growing at a steady pace thanks to the geographical conditions in the country that favour the farming of large species...
 
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