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30 September 2016
ACCH2016: Addressing Knowledge Gaps for Lumpfish Production
CANADA - The use of cleaner fish such as lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) to control sea lice in aquaculture is rapidly emerging as an effective alternative to medicinal...
New Fish Factory Expected to be Set Up in Rwanda
RWANDA - Under a 10-year lease deal from the government, AQUAHORT Export Ltd/AEL, is to create a fish feed factory with the capacity to produce five tonnes of fish...
29 September 2016
University of New Hampshire Launches Aquaponics Project
US - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating...
Modular Aquaculture Short Courses Enhance the St Andrews Online Offering
GLOBAL - From September 2016, The Fish Site and the University of St Andrews will be offering a new range of modular short courses, for students wanting to target...
ACCH2016: Improving Aquaculture Feed Sustainability with Genomics
CANADA - In terms of sustainability, fish feed remains one of the finfish aquaculture industry’s greatest challenges. To alleviate pressure on wild stocks, there...
28 September 2016
Aquaculture High on the Agenda at Humber Seafood Summit
UK - Speakers focus on the opportunities and hurdles of aquaculture sector at key industry event Major opportunities in aquaculture and the challenges facing the...
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Europe 2016 Round-Up
UK - The Fish Site was in Edinburgh last week for the Aquaculture Europe 2016 conference. The seminar programme had a heavy focus on health and production techniques....
Japan, South Korea Show Interest in Indian Seafood Sector
INDIA - Japan and South Korea, two major forces in the seafood sector, have expressed interest to invest in value addition of seafood products in India, said India’s...
Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights...
AquacultureEurope2016: New Platform Increases Aquaculture Performance, Reduces Costs
UK - A new platform was launched at Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September, Edinburgh, Scotland, that aims to provide a radical new way for fish farmers to improve...
27 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Method Assesses Stead State Conditions in Coupled Aquaponics
UK - Aquaponics systems are very dependent on system stability. With this in mind, Ulrich Knaus, from the University of Rostock, investigated a new method for assessing...
ACCH2016: Diversification Necessary for Canadian Aquaculture Development to be Successful
CANADA - If Atlantic Canada wants to have a strong aquaculture industry, then they must not “put all [their] eggs into one salmon basket”. This was the key message...
26 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: Are Coupled Aquaponic Systems Good for Catfish Welfare?
UK - Aquaponic systems offer many benefits but the impact it has on the welfare of fish is generally unknown, explained Bjoern Bassmann, University of Rostock, in...
23 September 2016
Maldives’ Tuna Fishers Trial Radar to Protect Sea Birds
MALDIVES - The Maldivian pole-and-line tuna fishers have begun a comprehensive experimental trial of an on-board bird tracking radar in an attempt to improve efficiency...
AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
22 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
21 September 2016
Panama -The Best Opportunity for Aquaculture Investment
PANAMA - The time is right for Panama to engage new technology and be at the forefront of the aquaculture industry. There are many reasons to consider aquaculture...
AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
20 September 2016
Cyclone Causes $2.9 million Damage to Fiji's Fisheries Sector
FIJI - Tropical Cyclone Winston, which hit Fiji during February and March this year, caused $2.9 million worth of damages to the fisheries sector, according to the...
Cooke Aquaculture Awarded C$3.2 Million to Develop New Process to Battle Sea Lice
CANADA - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
19 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Canada Invests in New Process to Battle Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
16 September 2016
Pacific Ocean Culture to Support Fiji's Aquaculture Sector
FIJI - A new partnership has been formed between Pacific Ocean Culture ltd and Fiji National University to develop aquaculture in the country....
Embracing New Technology Crucial for Aquaculture Sustainability
SINGAPORE - Embracing new technologies is crucial to ensuring the continued sustainability of fish farms in Singapore, said Minister of State for National Development...
Track Commercial Fishing Activity in Almost Real-Time
GLOBAL - A new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing...
15 September 2016
Hydrogen Energy Being Tested in the Spanish Aquaculture Sector
SPAIN - Experts from the LIFE AQUASEF project are looking at more economic and sustainable energy alternatives for the aquaculture sector....
14 September 2016
Female Fish can Favor Sperm from Preferred Males
US - Ovarian fluid released with eggs during spawning of ocellated wrasse favors sperm from the nest-tending males preferred by females, limiting fertilisation by...
13 September 2016
The Big Impact of Wasted Fish on the Poor
GLOBAL - Despite fish waste being a global problem, post harvest losses most affect poor people in developing countries, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and...
12 September 2016
New Bio-Control Water Treatment for Healthier Water
IRELAND - Following the recent successful introduction of its revolutionary Ammonia controlling FirstBIO™ product, Bio-Industries Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland is doing...
Xelect Maintains Strong Focus on R&D
UK - Xelect was founded on a core principle – to bring effective genetic technology to the global aquaculture industry. The University of St Andrews spin-out was...
 
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