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24 May 2017
Steinsvik ships seven feed barges to Canada
Seven Steinsvik feed barges have just been completed at the shipyard in Gdynia Poland, and are now en route for Canada....
23 May 2017
Bakkafrost tops Q1 table despite ISA challenge
Bakkafrost’s farming segment harvested 13,200 tonnes at an EBIT of NOK 34.27 per kg in the first quarter of the year – an impressive margin despite facing a...
09 May 2017
Hefty funding for novel marine fish research
A project to advance aquaculture technology for high-value marine fish such as tuna and hirame (Japanese flounder) has received $1.5 million in funding....
08 May 2017
Norwegians seek to export aquaculture technology to Vietnam
Executives from 16 Norwegian aquaculture businesses have taken part in a workshop in Vietnam in order to promote how technology could help develop the sector’s...
05 May 2017
Feed barge sunk in heavy storm
Strong winds and heavy rain caused a feed barge belonging to Australis Seafoods to sink on May 3rd in the Errázuriz channel, in Chile’s Aysén region, writes...
24 April 2017
Gael Force launches new site
Gael Force Group has unveiled a new aquaculture-centred website, promoting their strong range of equipment, technology and service capabilities in the aquaculture...
21 April 2017
Shellfish growers poised for lagoon show
Prospects for cultivating mussels, oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and seaweed in the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (TLSB) are promising, according to a new...
20 April 2017
Novel technology to be used in search for disease-free seaweed
A hi-tech piece of lab equipment that could be used for the first time to help breed disease-resistant algae for the seaweed-growing industry has been delivered...
18 April 2017
Award for Middle Eastern RAS project
The AquaBioTech Group, has been awarded the Aquaculture Farm Innovation Award for their role in the development of recirculating aquaculture systems (RASs) in the...
06 April 2017
Rope specialist ties up contract for “world’s largest” fish farm
The mooring ropes for Ocean Farming’s revolutionary 250,000 m3 capacity salmon farming system will be provided by Lankhorst Euronete....
Lice linked to hefty rise in production costs
The pressing need to deal with sea lice, which contributed to an 8.7% rise in Marine Harvest's production costs last year, was one of the major themes running through...
05 April 2017
Benthic fauna can offer environmental alerts
Benthic communities are an ideal measurement tool for trends in the marine environment – a fact that is inspiring a current research project by Norway’s Institute...
01 April 2017
Digging deep to dodge sea lice
Innovative ways to manage salmon behaviour so they are less likely to be infected by sea lice was the subject of a fascinating talk by Dr Frode Oppedal at last week’s...
30 March 2017
Louse laser set for major upgrade
Plans to dramatically upgrade a laser delousing device were revealed at this week’s Fish Vet Society conference in Edinburgh....
23 March 2017
Improving the bottom line
A new report is calling on the fishing industry to invest in new net technology to reduce the impacts of bottom-trawling....
21 March 2017
Fusion nets 38-pen deal
Fusion Marine has secured its largest single order to date – a £2 million deal to supply 38 pens and associated equipment to three salmon sites run by Cooke Aquaculture...
08 March 2017
Urchinomics – Perfect Blend of Aquaculture and Conservation?
GLOBAL - Across the world’s oceans, sea urchins are on the march – and that’s not a good thing. Reports on how a new system of population management can stem...
07 March 2017
Researchers Look to Amaranth Leaf as Fishmeal Alternative
GLOBAL - As aquaculture continues to expand, more high quality feed is required to sustain the industry, but this is putting further strain on limited available...
01 March 2017
Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
GLOBAL - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in...
27 February 2017
Mini Eyeless Catfish Finally Given a Name
GLOBAL - After almost four decades, an elusive, eyeless catfish measuring less than an inch now has a name and a detailed description, thanks to two scientists from...
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Pet Treats Heading to Seldovia
US - Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula....
First International Fish Health Laboratory to Receive Accreditation from Sernapesca
CHILE - Benchmark’s Fish Vet Group in Chile has announced they will join the list of official fish health laboratories recognised by the National Fisheries and...
24 February 2017
Walton Family Foundation Details Next Phase in Restoring Indonesia’s Fisheries
INDONESIA - At the Economist’s fourth annual World Ocean Summit, the Walton Family Foundation outlined its five-year strategy for sustainable fisheries across...
Winners, Losers Among Fish When Landscape Undergoes Change
US - A new study by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University has found that some fish lose out while others benefit as urban and agricultural development...
23 February 2017
New Device Shows 35 per cent Bycatch Reduction in Trial
AUSTRALIA - ​A new bycatch device has delivered impressive results that will improve the sustainability of fishing operations of wild catch prawns in Australia’s...
Urgent Need to Check How Males and Females Respond Differently to Ocean Acidification
UK - Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine...
21 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
New Fluorescence Method Detects Mercury in Fish
SPAIN - Researchers from the University of Burgos (Spain) have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury that may be present in fish....
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
International Drive to Increase Aquaculture SME Innovation
UK - An international partnership met in Reykjavík today to scope out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) aimed...
 
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