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27 May 2016
Olam's New Feed Mill to Give West African Aquaculture a Big Boost
NIGERIA - Although aquaculture is a popular enterprise providing employment for many thousands of West Africans, a number of factors have limited its growth. These...
Marine Sector Needs Government Action to Create Jobs, Exports
IRELAND - The new Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed TD, must ensure swift and measurable action to review procedures, reduce red tape and encourage development...
Aquaculture Creates Benefits for Rural Households in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - In Timor-Leste, where malnutrition rates are high, aquaculture is providing rural households with access to nutritious fish and vital income...
AquacultureUK2016: Are Salmon Farms Really to Blame for Wild Fish Decline?
UK - For years salmon farming has been the target of environmentalists and angling groups that blame sea lice from the farms as the cause of sea trout population...
26 May 2016
A Closer Look at Sea Temperature Increase and Loss of $1Billion in Farmed Salmon and Other Fish
CHILE - The loss of salmon grown in cages in Chile was reported in March to be over $800 million due to a toxic algae bloom created by the current el Niño, where...
New Paper Underlines Importance of Fish Inclusion in National Policies
GLOBAL - A new paper published in the peer-reviewed Food Policy journal recommends that the nutritional importance of fish, especially in resource-poor populations...
AquacultureUK2016: Delivering a Vision for the Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture to 2030
UK - A new strategy is being put together to help the Scottish aquaculture industry address challenges and plan its growth over the next 15 years. Speaking to TheFishSite...
25 May 2016
Weekly Overview: Potential HSMI Finding on BC Salmon Farm
ANALYSIS - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
Gael Force Vision On Track After Mohn Aqua Acquisition
UK - Gael Force has continued with its planned growth after acquiring control of Mohn Aqua. The acquisition of Forres-based underwater technology specialists, Mohn...
Acidification and Low Oxygen Put Fish in Double Jeopardy
US - Severe oxygen drops in the water can leave trails of fish kills in their wakes, but scientists thought adult fish would be more resilient to the second major...
Russia and Norway Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
RUSSIA - Russia is planning for further development of its aquaculture industry and is looking to Norway for cooperation on technology and competence....
Norwegian Aquaculture Industry Needs Innovative Thinking
NORWAY - Industry, biologists and engineers will need to cooperate more closely if Norway is to maintain its position as a leading marine nation....
Scoping Study to Help Shape Proposed Centre of Excellence for Scottish Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - A new two-phase scoping study, initiated by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with Highlands and Island Enterprise...
Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
24 May 2016
The Challenges for Solomon Islands Milkfish Aquaculture
SOLOMON ISLANDS - The human inhabitants of Solomon Islands, like many Pacific islands, are heavily reliant on coastal fisheries for food. With increasing human population,...
New Research Could Reduce Aquaculture Reliance on Wild Prawn Brood Stock
AUSTRALIA - Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help...
Innovative Approach to Ultrasound Could Increase Salmon Harvest Volumes
UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has launched the first of its Rapid Response projects with an initiative that will explore the potential of...
Vietnam Passes Development Scheme for Tilapia Farming
VIETNAM – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently passed the Development Scheme on Tilapia Cultivation by 2020 with a vision towards 2030....
High-Level Meeting to Discuss Way Forward for European Aquaculture
EU - In a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council on 24 May, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella...
23 May 2016
Customised Aquaculture Nets From W & J Knox
UK - Netmaker, W & J Knox Ltd, was established almost 240 years ago when the Knox family set up a mill in Kilbirnie to spin flax and manufacture linen thread. Two...
Arctic Fish First to Gain ASC Certification in Iceland
ICELAND - Arctic Fish has become the very first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland....
Value of Irish Aquaculture Up 20 per cent to €150 million
IRELAND - The latest figures from the BIM Annual Aquaculture Survey showed that 2015 saw a strong recovery in fish and shellfish farming production with the industry...
Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved in Canada
CANADA - Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption. ...
Potential HSMI Finding on Canadian Salmon Farm
CANADA - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
20 May 2016
MMCD - Simplifies Fish Farming
UK - To aid in the day-to-day running of fish farms Mørenot Main Component Database, (MMCD) offers fish farmers an excellent solution. The custom-made software...
Nutriad USA's New Company Video Showcases Core Values
US - Nutriad USA proudly presented its new company video at the Global Sales Conference in Rome. ...
European Commission Adopts Ecolabelling Scheme Report
EU - The European Commission has adopted a report on the feasibility of an EU ecolabel scheme for fishery and aquaculture products. ...
19 May 2016
Steinsvik Expands Aquaculture Technology/Services in the UK
UK - Due to increasing interest, Steinsvik is expanding its aquaculture business in the Scotland....
Unique New Mussel Farm Flotation System Delivers Optimum Performance
UK - A unique new mussel farm flotation system jointly developed by Offshore Shellfish Ltd and Fusion Marine Ltd for use in exposed sea sites is now in successful...
Richard Lochhead Steps Down as Rural Affairs Secretary
UK - Richard Lochhead has stepped down from his position as Rural Affairs Secretary ahead of a cabinet reshuffle. ...
 
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