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06 December 2016
Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
30 November 2016
Eight Global Contestants Advance in Fish-Free Feed Challenge
GLOBAL - The F3 Fish-Free Challenge has announced that eight multi-national teams have qualified to participant in the global fish-free feed technology contest....
29 November 2016
New Soy-Based Feed Aims to Revolutionise Aquaculture Feedstocks
US - The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) has funded research partners Battelle and Kentucky State University to develop and evaluate a new technology that could revolutionize...
28 November 2016
BioMar Joint Venture Acquires Chinese Fish Feed Company
CHINA - BioMar Group’s Joint Venture in China, BioMar-Tongwei Biotech (Wuxi) Ltd has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in the fish feed company Haiwei, which...
22 November 2016
Latest State-of-the-Art Shrimp Farm a Boost to Nigeria
NIGERIA - Atlantic Shrimpers Limited (ASL), a leader in the Seafood segment in Sub-Saharan Africa, and number one in the Nigerian Fishery sub-sector, has unveiled...
17 November 2016
Canada First to Try Out Nofima's Sea Urchin Feed
NORWAY - Through a joint venture with Innovation Norway and Urchinomics, Nofima's new sea urchin feed is going to be tested in Canada, following an agreement signed...
The Increasing Threat from Mycotoxins to Global Food Security
CANADA - Remarks by Christopher Elliott, Queens University Belfast, United Kingdom at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada. ...
10 November 2016
Dainichi: The Face of Japan's Clear Sea
JAPAN - Dainichi Corporation is one of Japan's main seafood and aquaculture firms. Located by the Uwa Sea in Ehime prefecture, it employs 140 people in three cities...
09 November 2016
Fishmeal Company Ordered to Close Following Pollution Breaches
INDIA - The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has served a closure order on the Golden Fish Meal and Fish Oil Company at Semmankuppam due to violations...
08 November 2016
Driving the Protein Economy: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities
GLOBAL - Remarks by David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
04 November 2016
Exploring the Challenge of First-Feeding European Eels in Captivity
DENMARK - Rearing European eels in captivity throughout their life cycle in a complex task, hampered by our lack of knowledge about several phases of their life...
03 November 2016
Accurately Measure Your Farm’s Performance with Infrared Technology
GLOBAL - The innovative use of infrared technology is now helping fish farmers improve their feed efficiency whilst optimising the production of their fish. The...
01 November 2016
Removing the Smell: Could Odourless Fish Take off in Japan?
JAPAN - Although fish is popular in Japan, its distinct smell is enough to turn some consumers off. But recent work at Kindai University might catch on with them;...
25 October 2016
Cooke Aquaculture Feed Barge Sinks Off Brier Island
CANADA - A feed barge owned by Cooke Aquaculture has sunk off Brier Island, Digby County....
Could Biorefinery By-Products Be a New Feed Source for Farmed Juvenile Oysters?
UK - Hatchery production of bivalves requires unicellular algae-based feed. Producing the algae for feed can be costly, labour intensive, and tricky. In the future,...
21 October 2016
Sustainable Arctic Char Farming to Expand Following Investment
ICELAND - Farmed in cool Icelandic waters is a fish that is in growing demand throughout Europe and the US yet in short supply – the Arctic char....
20 October 2016
A Look at Sustainable Fishmeal Alternatives - World Nutrition Forum 2016
CANADA - During the BIOMIN World Nutrition Forum 2016 in Vancouver, Canada, last week, Dr Krogdahl spoke about the fishmeal dilemma and gave an overview of some...
19 October 2016
Probiotic Usage in Fish to Grow as More and More Benefits Will Be Discovered - World Nutrition Forum 2016
CANADA - Today's interview was conducted with Dr. Daniel Merrifield, a lecturer in fish health and nutrition at the University of Plymouth, UK, and co-author of...
18 October 2016
8 Reasons to Use Broad Spectrum Mycotoxin Protection
GLOBAL - In livestock and aquaculture, feed additives are commonly used to counteract the negative effects of mycotoxins. There are many different kinds of products...
14 October 2016
Nut-Based Feed Satisfies Trout's Protein Requirements
US - Thanks to researchers at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a new feed ingredient made from tree nuts is available to fish farmers....
13 October 2016
BioMar Establishes Aquaculture Research Initiative in Chile
CHILE - BioMar has signed an agreement to purchase and use 30 per cent of the Lenca research center from Aquainnovo, Chile, broadening its network of excellence...
11 October 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Feed Helps Reduce Post-Transfer Losses
EUROPE - The period of transfer from the hatchery to the sea cage, is a challenging time for marine fish fry. Young fish are more prone to disease and stress after...
30 September 2016
New Fish Factory Expected to be Set Up in Rwanda
RWANDA - Under a 10-year lease deal from the government, AQUAHORT Export Ltd/AEL, is to create a fish feed factory with the capacity to produce five tonnes of fish...
29 September 2016
ACCH2016: Improving Aquaculture Feed Sustainability with Genomics
CANADA - In terms of sustainability, fish feed remains one of the finfish aquaculture industry’s greatest challenges. To alleviate pressure on wild stocks, there...
28 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Platform Increases Aquaculture Performance, Reduces Costs
UK - A new platform was launched at Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September, Edinburgh, Scotland, that aims to provide a radical new way for fish farmers to improve...
23 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Sustainable Aquaculture Growth Lies in New Feed Ingredients
UK - Sustainable growth of aquaculture lies in utilising new feed ingredients that match requirements for good and healthy growth of the fish and for stable, high...
21 September 2016
UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
07 September 2016
New Tax Rate on Artemia Imports Hurting the Shrimp Breeding Industry
VIETNAM - Artemia egg importers and shrimp breeder producers have lodged a complaint to the Prime Minister about the imposition of the five per cent import duty...
Mycotoxin Risk in Aquafeeds
Mycotoxin levels in aquafeed samples can cause health and performance issues in fish and shrimp. Those are the latest findings according to a recent paper on the...
06 September 2016
Health and Nutrition Gaining Importance in Aquaculture
ITALY - “Are farmed fish weaker than in the past?,” asked Dr Alessio Bonaldo, Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences at the University...
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