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26 August 2016
New Diagnostics Tools Could Save Aquaculture Industry Millions
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is investing nearly £250,000 in projects that aim to improve biodiversity and fish health in aquaculture...
25 August 2016
Indiana to Hold Two-Day Aquaponics Conference
US - Six Purdue University faculty members whose work includes aquaculture will be giving presentations during a two-day conference on aquaponics in October...
24 August 2016
Weekly Overview: Chilean Government to Certify Farms that are Antibiotic Free
GLOBAL - Following on from last week's news that salmon farming companies in Chile were joining together to reduce antibiotic use, this week the Chilean National...
23 August 2016
New DNA Method Detects Invasive Fish Species in Rivers
EU - Scientists have developed a new way of monitoring Ponto-Caspian gobies, a group of widely invasive fish species, by detecting traces of the fishes’ DNA in...
22 August 2016
New Collaboration Looks to Develop Whitefish Pricing System
NORWAY - Nofima is cooperating with the fishing industry to help make it possible to design a new pricing system in the primary market for whitefish....
What Strategic Foresight Means to the Future of Agribusiness
GLOBAL - Q&A with Tamara Carleton, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Innovation Leadership Board, a global leader in the design of tools and processes that enable radical...
18 August 2016
New Study to Improve Breeding, Health in Sole Aquaculture
SPAIN - A new research project has been launched which focuses on improving breeding and disease control in the cultivation of sole from aquaculture....
Nippon to Begin Selling Fully Farmed Bluefin Tuna
JAPAN - Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd. is to begin selling bluefin tuna farmed from egg to adulthood after developing a way to mass produce the fish....
Goans Complain Too Many Barriers to Crab Farming
INDIA - Barriers to land use, non-availability of seeds and high initial investment are currently holding back Goans who are eager to start crab farming....
17 August 2016
Scantrol Deep Vision Wins Nor-Fishing Innovation Award
NORWAY - The Deep Vision underwater camera system for fish measurement and sorting in the trawl has been awarded Nor-Fishing’s Innovation Award. ...
15 August 2016
Chilean Salmon Industry Project to Reduce Antibiotic Use
CHILE - A group of salmon farming companies in Chile have started a joint effort specifically aimed at helping the industry reduce its antibiotic use....
12 August 2016
The Future of Japanese Shrimp - Is Land-Based Aquaculture the Solution?
JAPAN - In June this year, Tokyo-based Nippon Suisan Kaisha, or Nissui, announced its intention to build a new land-based shrimp farm in southern Japan. The company...
11 August 2016
Zambia to Create Four New Aquaculture Parks
ZAMBIA - In order to boost fish production in the country, four new sites have been identified for the development of aquaculture parks....
Benchmark Acquires South American Shrimp Breeding Programme
UK - Benchmark Holdings plc has entered into an agreement to acquire aquaculture breeding programmes operated by Centro de Investigación de la Acuicultura de Colombia...
Trinidad and Tobago to Explore Aquaculture Opportunities
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - Opportunities in aquaculture need to be better explored and the country needs to pay greater attention to building capacity within the sector...
Low-Powered LED Lights Can Improve Snow Crab Catchability
CANADA - The Atlantic Canada snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery may have started out as a bycatch fishery over 60 years ago, but today it has become the second...
09 August 2016
Scientists Successfully Decode Genome of Economically Important Seaweed
JAPAN - In order to help develop the protection, growth and scientific understanding of the economically important Okinawa mozuku seaweed, a team of researchers...
Belize Seaweed: The Next Big Thing for Fisheries
BELIZE - At the fourth International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) held in St John’s Newfoundland, Canada, Julianne Robinson from The Nature Conservancy...
08 August 2016
New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
US - A new fish virus has been found in Pine Lake in Wisconsin's Forest County....
Polymer Coatings Could Aid Food Safety in Processing Plants
US – One of the keys to preventing food-borne illness and food waste is making sure that the surfaces at production facilities remain free of contamination between...
05 August 2016
Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
02 August 2016
In Situ Cleaning: Clean Nets – What About the Fish?
NORWAY - Since the use of cleaner fish became widespread in salmon farming, in situ cleaning has become a more common method of biofouling management. In situ cleaning...
01 August 2016
Value Chain Approach to Help Caribbean Fisheries, Aquaculture Grow Earnings
BELIZE - The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is working with Member States from around the region, to try and take the first steps in adding value...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Programme Allows Fishermen to Share Information on Salmon Stocks
US - Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaska fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United...
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...
 
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