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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Breakthrough in Fighting EMS Helps Shrimp Production
JAPAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality...
Reduction in Fishermen Fatalities Marks Better Safety on Our seas
UK - The reduction in fishermen fatalities in 2013, as revealed in the recent publication of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s annual report, is a welcome...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Mantis Shrimp See Reef in Different Light
US - In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision....
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Road to Sustainable Tuna Aquaculture
EU - Domesticating Atlantic bluefin tuna may help meet the food industry’s demand for this endangered species. However, making such an endeavour sustainable is...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture
FIJI - The Fiji government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the adoption of tilapia fish farming in Fiji between the Department of Fisheries and...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Fighting Malnutrition Around the World with Salmon By-Products
SCOTLAND - Scottish salmon farming company Loch Duart Ltd has signed a groundbreaking supply agreement with CellsUnited Ltd, a company pioneering new developments...
Monday, July 07, 2014
Fuel Costs Continue to Created Challenges for the UK Fishing Industry
UK - The operating profit margin for the overall UK fishing fleet increased slightly from 18 to 19 per cent between 2011 and 2012, while net profit margins also...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Huon Aquaculture Launches A$3.35-Million Salmon Feed Barge
AUSTRALIA - Tasmania-based Huon Aquaculture has launched the first of four state-of-the-art feed barges built by local steel fabrication company Haywards. ...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
New Method to Grow Stem Cells Can Regenerate Whole Fish
US - Zebrafish, a model organism that plays an important role in biological research and the discovery and development of new drugs and cell-based therapies, can...
Climate Change Could Stop Fish Finding their Friends
AUSTRALIA - Like humans, fish prefer to group with individuals with whom they are familiar, rather than strangers. ...
Gene Silencing Technology Alters Sex of Prawns
ISRAEL - Israeli scientists have developed a novel method for generating single-sex populations of prawns. This could be used to boost the productivity of aquaculture...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Skipper Achieves Fantastic Catch in Morgère PV3 Trawl Door Trial
CANADA - Preliminary sea trials by a Canadian fishing vessel using PV3 trawl doors from Morgère has resulted in a fantastic catch of nearly 40 tonnes of redfish...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Officially Launched at Highland Show
SCOTLAND, UK - A new innovation centre for aquaculture will help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the industry in Scotland....
Government to Improve Output and Quality of Tuna Fishing Industry
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to create a production chain involving fishing, processing, and consumption of tuna....
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Government Sends More Support to Typhoon-hit Fishing Industry
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources is delivering thousands of fishing equipment items in aid of the Yolanda-affected...
Existing Indian Fisheries Schemes to be Reviewed
INDIA - The Indian agriculture ministry will be reviewing all existing schemes in the fisheries sector to ensure that they meet the requirements of fishermen and...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Allocated European Fisheries Fund to Help UK Business Growth
UK - Fishermen across the UK will be able to apply for a fair share of a new grant scheme to help them adapt to the new Common Fisheries Policy and grow their businesses....
Basilisa Town Benefits from Marine Fish Cage Project
PHILIPPINES - The town of Basilisa in Dinagat Islands recently received a Marine Fish Cage Project worth P2.5 million from the Department of Agriculture-Caraga Region....
Friday, June 13, 2014
Government Will Increase Investment in the Agri Sector, says Indian President
INDIA - Agriculture is the source of livelihood for the majority of our people, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee said at the first session of both houses...
Quang Ngai to Open Fish Processing Plant
VIET NAM - The central Quang Ngai Province authority has announced that a large fishing centre will be built at Sa Ky fishing port with an investment of about VND995...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Fish Vet Disinfectant Product Added to Defra Aquatic Disinfectant Listing Scheme
UK - Disinfectant product Virasure® Aquatic, manufactured by Fish Vet Group, has been added to the Defra Aquaculture Disinfectant Listing Scheme....
Better Knowledge of Fishing Gear Key to Minimising Sea Bed Impacts
GLOBAL - Effective management and conservation of fisheries and fishing grounds requires a comprehensive understanding of fishing methods and fishing gear, according...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
New Shrimp and Sea Cucumber Farm Complex to be Built in Oman
OMAN - A new $120 million shrimp and sea cucumber farm complex is to be built in Qurun, Oman as part of a joint venture between the Arabian Marine Development,...
Teaching People Not Just to Fish, But to Build Businesses Too is Key
BANGLADESH - As USAID’s annual letter this year notes, in development it is no longer enough to teach a farmer to grow a new crop—or in this case, to fish. Our...
Success for Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2014
SCOTLAND, UK - The recent Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2014 fisheries show has been hailed a great success, with an excellent visitor attendance and exhibitors reporting...
Norway and FAO Project to Help Africa Manage Fisheries
GLOBAL - Norway is to build one of the most advanced research vessels in the world as part of an ongoing project with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
 
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