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24 January 2017
Aller Aqua Now Offering Quality Fish Feed to Farmers in Ghana
GHANA - Aller Aqua is now offering quality fish feed to fish farmers in Ghana following the official inauguration of its offices in Senchi Amanfrom....
23 January 2017
Nofima Enters Licence Agreement to produce Urchin Feed in Australia
NORWAY - Nofima has recently signed an agreement under which the company's unique sea urchin feed can be produced under licence in Australia and New Zealand. The...
19 January 2017
Addressing the Challenges of Shrimp Nutrition
CANADA - Remarks by Alberto Nunes, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
Sustainable Micro-Algae Feed Company Enters Fish-Free Feed (F3) Challenge
BELGIUM - As the global aquaculture industry works to reduce its use of fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds, one company in particular is hoping that its...
18 January 2017
Mycotoxins in Aquaculture: Occurrence and Significance
CANADA - Remarks by Rui Alexandre Goncalves, BIOMIN Holding, Austria, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
10 January 2017
Researchers Create Trout Feed From Bean Residue
MEXICO - In order to reduce costs in rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) production, researchers from the Technological Institute of Tuxtepec (Ittux) have developed...
06 January 2017
Hopes Are High for Torula Yeast in Shrimp Aquaculture
MEXICO - Research in Mexico has shown that torula yeast (Candida utilis) could replace portions of fishmeal in farmed Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)...
19 December 2016
Salmon, Blue Mussel and Eel Die From Same Vitamin Deficiency, Study Finds
SWEDEN - Deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine) in wildlife is previously known as a problem among certain species within relatively limited geographical areas. Now,...
14 December 2016
New Publication Addresses Biomarkers in Fish Nutrition
EU - The EU-funded ARRAINA (Advanced Research Initiatives for Nutrition & Aquaculture) project has published a new resource for aquaculture feed producers, entitled...
13 December 2016
Caribbean Spiny Lobsters Found to Get Food From an Unexpected Source
UK - Researchers from the UK's University of Plymouth have found that chemosynthesis plays an unexpectedly essential role in supporting populations of the lucrative...
Japan Builds First Offshore Aqua-Farming System
JAPAN - Offshore aquaculture, or open ocean aquaculture, is a type of farming where fish farms are moved some distance offshore. Although it's still only a small...
12 December 2016
New Worldfish Strategy Targets Increased Sustainable Fish Production
GLOBAL - A new six-year strategy launched by WorldFish aims to boost sustainable aquaculture production and small-scale fisheries in developing countries, at the...
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 Feed Challenge has announced that eight multi-national teams have qualified to participate 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...
 
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