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29 July 2016
AquaBounty Starts AquAdvantage Salmon Trials in Brazil, Argentina
US - AquaBounty Technologies has released its interim results for the first half of 2016, reporting a net loss for the first six months of US$3.9 million....
Cash Injection for Massive Expansion of Halibut Farming Project
NORWAY - A Norwegian fish farm that is developing methods to produce farmed Atlantic halibut is set for a massive expansion in production thanks to a fresh injection...
28 July 2016
New Study to Develop Tool for Safe Movement of Salmon to Seawater
UK - An innovative new test for seawater readiness, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), could boost Scottish exports – both of farmed...
27 July 2016
New Funding to Help Nova Scotia Shellfish Farming Expansion, Start-Up
CANADA - The government of Nova Scotia is offering funding through the Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board for those who would like to start, expand...
26 July 2016
Shrimp Industry to Benefit from New Feeding Protocol
ECUADOR - Aligning the right high-specification nutrition with precise feed management procedures could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and...
Lumpfish: Cleaning Up Sea Lice in Salmon Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites that have become an increasing concern for salmon aquaculture, costing global salmon farming more than $500 million...
25 July 2016
Sustainable Fishery Projects get $10 million Funding
US - Approximately $10 million in funding for projects focusing on sustainable fisheries and coastal fishing communities has been made available by NOAA Fisheries....
Scottish Sea Farms to Invest £35m in Argyll RAS Hatchery
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon producer Scottish Sea Farms is to invest £35 million in a major freshwater site near Oban. This investment is part of a total £70 million...
22 July 2016
Climate Change Poses Threat to North Sea Cod and Haddock
UK - Fishermen may no longer be able to catch cod and haddock off the shores of Britain in the next century, according to a marine expert at the University of Hull....
Aquaculture Project Boosting Food Security in Sierra Leone
SIERRA LEONE - As Sierra Leone struggles to re-build its food sytems post-Ebola, WorldFish, funded by USAID’s Feed the Future campaign, helping by promoting integrated...
Scientists Develop More Cost-efficient Method to Cultivate Algae
GERMANY - An algae specialists from the University of Cologne have now developed a new method that could make the production of algae easier – and hence reduce...
21 July 2016
Anglesey Aquaculture Seeking New Investment
UK - Anglesey Aquaculture Limited, Europe’s largest marine recirculating aquaculture facility, is now seeking new investment....
19 July 2016
Weekly Overview: US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
GLOBAL - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
Oman Developing Herbal Antibiotics for Aquaculture
OMAN - Moving away from the use of antibiotics in aquaculture, the Oman Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) is developing herbal antibiotics to treat diseases...
New Seabass Nodavirus Vaccine Begins Commercial Field Trials
UK - Commercial field trials are now underway for a new generation aquaculture vaccine from Benchmark....
15 July 2016
Interest Grows in New Salmon Lice-Zapping Laser
NORWAY - Sea lice has been the biggest issue facing the salmon farming sector for some time, but a Norwegian technology firm has come up with a way to get rid of...
11 July 2016
New Research Shows Seaweeds get Sick When Stressed
AUSTRALIA - A variety of normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the seaweeds become stressed by high water temperatures, UNSW Australia...
Researchers Discover First Sleeper Goby Cavefish in Western Hemisphere
MEXICO - Researchers have described a new genus and species of cavefish from Mexico - the Oaxaca Cave Sleeper....
08 July 2016
Japan Learns Secrets of Norway's Sea Urchin Feed
NORWAY - A recently signed license agreement allows the Japanese company Nosan to learn Nofima’s secrets of sea urchin feed. Secrets that Nofima has been researching...
07 July 2016
Lost Hormone is Found in Starfish
UK - Biologists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the evolutionary history of a hormone responsible for sexual maturity in humans...
Will Ablation-Free Shrimp Become a Reality?
GLOBAL - The eyestalk ablation procedure is used to induce reproductive maturation in crustaceans, but at the same time shortens the molting cycle, jeopardizes growth...
05 July 2016
Brunei, China Form Aquaculture Joint Venture
BRUNEI - A Chinese aquaculture company is to establish a joint venture with a local Brunei partner to cultivate and export golden pompano fish worth US$300 million...
01 July 2016
Japanese Fish Farms Thriving on New Technology
JAPAN - As the fisheries workforce in Japan continues to age and the number of young people interested in fish farming decreases, cheap imports and declining productivity...
30 June 2016
New World Leading Technology Reduces Fishing-Seabird Interaction
AUSTRALIA - The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) and the Great Australian Bight Fishing Industry Association (GABIA) have developed world leading...
Odisha State to get Aquaculture Boost
INDIA - WorldFish and the Government of Odisha, India have entered into an agreement to sustainably boost aquaculture in the state....
AKVA Group Announces New CEO
NORWAY - AKVA group ASA has appointed Hallvard Muri as its new CEO following the resignation of Trond Williksen in May....
New £2.2 million Sea Lice Control Project Commences
SCOTLAND, UK - The drive to control sea lice through non-medicinal approaches has taken another step forward with the start of a new £2.12m lumpsucker project,...
28 June 2016
Experts Make Breakthrough With Red Snapper Breeding
PHILIPPINES - Aquaculture experts in the Philippines have successfully managed to breed the high-value fish maya-maya (red snapper) in captivity....
27 June 2016
Zanzibar’s Aquaculture Industry Receives $ 3.2 million Boost
TANZANIA - The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar in partnership with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization...
23 June 2016
Breakthrough Made in Sea Lice Resistance
UK - A breakthrough has been made in fighting sea lice resistance with a new sea lice treatment programme from Benchmark Animal Health. The programme has been proven...
 
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