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27 May 2015
Stable Performance in French Fish Auctions
FRANCE - Fish auction sales in France have shown a slight increase of one per cent in value to reach €630 million in 2014, compared to 2013, according to Finnian...
New Chair Elected to UK Office of Animal Health
UK - Catherine (Cat) Sayer has been elected as Chair of the UK's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) for 2015, following this year’s AGM in London on 21 May....
22 May 2015
Chilean Officials Celebrate Sea Month
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service of Chile (Sernapesca) has celebrated the annual Month of the Sea, which this year was dedicated to small-scale...
Spanish Minister Highlights Bright Future for Aquaculture
SPAIN - The Spanish Secretary General of Fisheries, Andrés Hermida, has recently highlighted the many possibilities in Spain for the development of aquaculture....
21 May 2015
Commission to Conduct Survey on Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission is to launch a Eurobarometer survey into animal welfare this year....
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
20 May 2015
Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
19 May 2015
WTO Rules Against US over Country of Origin Labelling
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization has thrown out the US appeal against its ruling over mandatory country of origin labelling....
M&J Seafood Commits to Best Aquaculture Practice
UK - M&J Seafood, part of the Fresh Direct Group and the UK's largest seafood supplier, has committed to Best Aquaculture Practice as part of a wider sustainability...
Global Aquaculture to Grow Further in 2015
GLOBAL - World aquaculture production is expected to grow by another 5 per cent during 2015, according to the latest biennial food outlook report from the Food and...
C$8.15 Million for Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Expand Operations
CANADA - Northern Harvest Sea Farms is to receive C$8.15 million through the Newfoundland Provincial Government's Aquaculture Capital Equity Investment Programme....
Norwegian Government Under Fire over White Paper Threat to Aquaculture
NORWAY - A Norwegian seafood and aquaculture firm has hit out at the Norwegian Government’s threat to potentially eliminate the current scheme for interregional...
Experts at Fish Feed Conference to Discuss Latest Technology
GERMANY - The 8th Aquafeed Horizons conference is taking place in Germany next month and will showcase an international line-up of experts to discuss the latest...
18 May 2015
EU Announces New Scientific Advice Body
EU - The European Commission (EC) has announced that a new scientific advice body will be set up, so that Europe has timely access to high-quality, independent scientific...
15 May 2015
New Sponsors Announced for World Seafood Congress
UK - The World Seafood Congress has announced two new sponsors of the event, which will take place in Grimsby, UK later in 2015....
US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment...
Lerøy Seafood Group Sees Drop in Profit
NORWAY - Norwegian seafood company Lerøy Seafood Group saw a drop in operating profit before fair value adjustment of biomass to NOK 404 million in the first quarter...
Ardtoe Reports First Spawning of Captive Reared Lumpsuckers
SCOTLAND, UK - Stocks of hatchery reared lumpsuckers have produced their first batches of viable eggs at the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Facility in Scotland. This...
14 May 2015
Norway Reports Decline in Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 4 - 10 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 36.99 per kilo. This a decrease of 5.8 per cent, compared to the previous seven-day...
Fish Produce Sunscreen Chemical With Potential for Human Use
US - Zebrafish can produce their own sunscreen chemicals that protect against UV rays, researchers from Oregon State University have discovered....
ISA Confirmed on Hadsel Salmon Farm
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a farm in the Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
13 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on New Brunswick Salmon Farm
CANADA - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a New Brunswick farm....
South Korean Tuna Exports Surge
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's tuna exports rose 42.1 per cent on-year in 2014 thanks mainly to more fish caught by local fishing vessels....
Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
New CEO for Findus Group Southern Europe
EUROPE - Findus Group has announced the appointment of Steven Libermann as CEO of Findus Southern Europe....
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
MSD Animal Health Launches Single-Injection Vaccine Protecting Against Three Common Salmon Diseases
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has introduced a new single-injection vaccine that protects against the three main...
Reseach Boost for South Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Industry
AUSTRALIA - Research into the development of the Yellowtail Kingfish industry in South Australia has received a A$6 million funding boost....
 
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