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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Oil from GM Camelina Can Substitute Fish Oil in Fish Feed
UK - Oil derived from GM Camelina plants that have been modified to produce 20 per cent EPA in their seeds, is entirely suitable for feeding Atlantic salmon, according...
Aquaculture Improvement Projects Launched in Indonesia, China and Thailand
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), with funding from the Walmart Foundation is launching Aquaculture Improvement Projects in Indonesia, China,...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Conference Outlines China's Fisheries Safety
CHINA - The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) held a video conference on national fisheries safety on 26 January, 2015. ...
Monday, January 26, 2015
New Strategy to Use Less Fish to Test Chemical Safety
EU - The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released a new strategy on how to replace, reduce and refine the use of fish in testing of chemicals’ effect on flora...
Jamaica Explores Development of Pharmaceuticals from Fish Trimmings
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government is looking to partner with Japan to explore the development of pharmaceuticals from fish trimmings....
Friday, January 23, 2015
Minister Encouraging Tilapia Aquaculture Expansion
INDIA - Principal Secretary (Animal Husbandry and Fisheries) Manmohan Singh held discussions with officials on the prospects of increasing fish cultivation and export...
Ultra-High Pressure Processing Increases Salmon Flesh Quality
GLOBAL - A new study in the Journal of Food Science has assessed the quality of salmon flesh after exposure to different levels of ultra-high level pressure (UHP)....
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Oil and Gas Industry Helping Protect Fishermen at Sea
UK - A new App, created with help from the oil and gas industry, has been launched to help make life safer for North Sea fishermen....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Nofima Investigates Use of Snow Crabs
NORWAY - Snow crabs have taken over the Barents Sea. As fishing of the species increases, Nofima investigates the best ways of using these crabs, including shelf...
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Ministers Discuss Mediterranean Fishery Technical Issues
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture , Food and Environment through the General Secretariat of Fisheries organised a technical training for the fisheries sector on...
Friday, January 16, 2015
New ‘Exocet’ Trawl Doors Praised for Exceptional Performance
FRANCE - A new design of trawl door developed by Morgère has been praised by a French skipper for displaying superb performance during successful fishing trials....
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
New Model Assesses Potential Impacts of Fishing Gear Restrictions in Inshore Fisheries
SCOTLAND, UK - A new model has been created to assess the possible impacts of a prohibition on the use of mobile fishing gears within one and three miles from the...
New Publication Helps Shrimp Farmers Become More Cost-Effective
US - A new Purdue Extension publication can help both beginning and established marine shrimp farmers make their operations the most productive and cost-effective....
First Solar Powered Fish Refrigeration Truck Begins Testing
INDIA - A first-of-its-kind solar-powered cold storage truck for fish has been launched in Colachel, Kanyakumari district....
Wide Range of Investors Join in Launch of New Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - More than 15 corporate industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists, including Pentair, CEI, Google Oceans Program, and RSF Social Finance, have joined...
BIOMIN to Open New Aquaculture Research Center in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Opening early 2015, the new BIOMIN aquaculture research center will drive research and development of innovative and effective solutions to pressing challenges...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ralco Acquires Patent for Intensive Raceway Shrimp Farming
US - Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for the super-intensive raceway system of shrimp production for the United States of America market to the agriculture...
Call for Nominations for the Scottish Aquaculture Awards
SCOTLAND, UK - The Crown Estate is calling for nominations and entries for the Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards to celebrate the achievements and success of an...
Weekly Overview: Intensive Raceway Shrimp Production System to Benefit US Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for a super-intensive raceway system for shrimp production in the US market to the US...
Monday, January 12, 2015
New Seafood Processing Sanitation Equipment Piloted in Canada
CANADA - Fogo Island Co-Operative Society will test plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador with...
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
New Project Improves Ice Slurry Chilling on Small Fishing Boats
ICELAND - Icelandic research company Matis has begun a project to improve the quality of fish and maximise return rates from small boats through improved ice slurry...
Monday, January 05, 2015
Cheaper Portable Device to Measure Fish Fat Created in Japan
JAPAN - Researchers in Japan have developed a portable device that calculates the level of fat in fish. ...
Friday, January 02, 2015
Integration of CReSA into IRTA
SPAIN - On 16 December, the government approved the integration of the Centre for Animal Health Research (CReSA) Foundation into the Institute for Agri-Food Research...
Shetland Pelagic Boats get Free Defibrillators
SHETLAND ISLANDS, UK - Defibrillators are being installed on Shetland’s pelagic fleet courtesy of a charity formed by a Skye man who is alive today thanks to the...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Fusion Marine Triton Pens Used for New Marine Harvest Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - Fusion Marine Triton450 circular fish pens recently installed at Marine Harvest’s new ‘open-sea’ salmon farm on the Isle of Muck are performing...
Strong Demand for Morgère Trawl Doors in Canada
CANADA - There has been strong demand for Morgère trawl doors from Canadian east coast skippers in recent months, who are finding the equipment ideal for their...
A Guide to Farming Tilapia: On-Growing Techniques
GLOBAL - Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are hardy and omnivorous fish which are best suited to being farmed in temperatures between 31 to 36°C. This guide...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
AgriMarine Completes Installation of New Tank Design
CANADA - AgriMarine has completed the installation of its proprietary semi-closed containment tank technology at its Steelhead farm in Lois Lake, British Columbia....
Monday, December 29, 2014
New Guide to Farming Tilapia: Breeding and Hatchery
GLOBAL - A new guide looks at breeding and hatchery techniques including stocking densities for Nile tilapia. ...
 
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