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05 February 2016
Swiss Project to Boost Aquaculture Efficiency in Egypt
EGYPT - The Embassy of Switzerland’s Office for International Cooperation, in collaboration with WorldFish and CARE International, has launched the Sustainable...
Algae: The Future of Food and Feed?
GLOBAL - From health conscious consumers, to animal feed companies – it seems ‘everyone’ is searching for healthy and affordable sources of alternative protein...
04 February 2016
Researchers Look into Cod Non-Invasively
NORWAY - Using a hyperspectral camera, researchers at Nofima can tell what lies beneath the skin of a cod – without resorting to a knife....
New Funding Opportunity Available for Aquaculture Feed and Diagnostic Projects
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest on feed and diagnostic projects....
Government to Establish Mud Crab, Seabass Hatchery in Guntur
INDIA - There is good news for fish farmers in Andhra Pradesh after the State and Central governments announced that they are establishing a mud crab and seabass...
INAPRO: Innovating Aquaponics for Water Savings and Sustainable Food Production
EU - What if it were possible to grow fish and vegetables with a low environmental impact, yet almost no need for water input? Discover the potential of an innovative...
03 February 2016
Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Commits to Responsible Production
SAUDI ARABIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society (SAS) in which the country’s...
Weekly Overview: Coalition Aims to Increase Availability of Aquaculture Medicines in the EU
ANALYSIS - With the availability of veterinary medicinal products, including vaccines, for use in farmed aquatic animals being very low in the EU, a new coalition...
02 February 2016
SeaWeb Announces Winners of 2016 Seafood Champion Awards
GLOBAL - Seafood leaders chose a retail executive who set the bar for sustainable seafood in the United Kingdom, a Cornwall fisherman who influenced EU policy and...
First Ever Social Responsibility in Fisheries Assessment Tool in Development
GLOBAL - The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch programme, Sustainable Fisheries Partnerships (SFP) and Seafish, the authority on seafood in the UK, are partnering...
“Sustainability Barometer” Helps Improve African Aquaculture Management
AFRICA - In order to help tilapia farms in Africa evaluate their farm management plans, a “sustainability barometer” has been designed as part of a project conducted...
Oysters and Farming Methods Make Inroads into Japan
JAPAN - Oysters from countries including the US and Australia have been making inroads into the Japanese market. Bonnie Waycott reports for The Fish Site on how...
01 February 2016
New Partnership to Develop Tilapia Feed Mill in Zambia
ZAMBIA - A new joint venture between Nutreco (Skretting Zambia) and African Century Foods (ACF) is looking to construct and operate the first dedicated fish feed...
New $1 million Grant to Help Cameroon Promote Aquaculture Entrepreneurship
CAMEROON - The Republic of Cameroon and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement to finance the Aquaculture...
29 January 2016
How to Handle Fishing Gear Responsibly
ANALYSIS - A new scheme has been launched on the south coast of England to recycle old fishing nets and fishing gear to prevent it from going to landfill or from...
28 January 2016
Guide Advises on Lethal Refrigeration Gas Risk on Fishing Boats
GLOBAL - A new guide has been published to help fishing vessel owners understand the potential lethal refrigeration gas risks on board their vessels and how to minimise...
27 January 2016
Text Messaging Used to Train Fish Farmers
KENYA - Mobile technology is increasingly important to day-to-day life, and as 82 per cent of Kenyans now own a mobile phone, communicating by text message makes...
26 January 2016
Weekly Overview: Major Economic Benefit to Fishermen Through Abandoned Fishing Gear Removal
ANALYSIS - The term 'ghost fishing' has appeared quite frequently in the news lately as the fishing industry and organisations work together to try and solve the...
SAIC Calls for Rapid Diagnostics Projects for Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest (EOIs) on rapid diagnostics solutions for aquaculture....
New Grant Helps Expands Aquaculture in Kenya
KENYA - A new grant will enable Farm Africa’s aquaculture programme in western Kenya to expand and help more fish farmers to develop their businesses rearing fish...
25 January 2016
Kufos to Set Up Vannamei Shrimp Hatchery
INDIA - The Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA), Chennai, has issued a licence to the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) to set up a hatchery...
Chinese Tilapia Farming Improvement Project Work Praised
CHINA - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is pleased to announce a new public report is available on a landmark aquaculture improvement project (AIP) in...
22 January 2016
Cryopreservation: A Valuable Tool for Aquaculture and Wild Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Cryogenetics is helping to increase fish numbers through its milt preservation and fertilisation technology, and also through its diverse gene bank. These...
21 January 2016
Reusable Fish Packaging Helps Industry Along Sustainability Path
UK - For a long time now, conservationists and marine biologists have cautioned the over fishing of oceans and the depletion of the world’s wild fish stocks....
Trying to Increase the Competitiveness of Your Aquaculture Business?
EU - A new European Commission funded project, BlueBRIDGE, is helping aquaculture enterprises become more competitive through the delivery of innovative data services....
20 January 2016
Canadian Government Invests in Tackling Seafood Fraud
CANADA - The Government of Canada has announced funding for genomics research in plant protection and food safety regulation....
New Report Finds Dams Threaten Fish Diversity
GLOBAL - Without more careful planning, species extinctions and basin-wide declines in fisheries will accompany new hydropower development in the world’s major...
19 January 2016
Weekly Overview: New Rule Allows for First Aquaculture Development in US Federal Waters
ANALYSIS - NOAA has filed a final rule which will implement the US’s first comprehensive regulatory program for aquaculture in federal waters....
Researchers Develop Antihypertensive Treatments From Fish Discards
SPAIN - Researchers at the University of Granada have obtained antihypertensive peptides from low-value species such as sardines or mackerel....
15 January 2016
NORGHATI: Developing Sustainable Aquaculture in Ghana
ANALYSIS - Ghana’s economy and communities rely heavily on aquaculture, however the sustainable growth of the industry is hindered by poor quality fingerlings,...
 
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