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27 April 2017
Ground broken at Memphis fishmeal replacement facility
Work on a new 37-acre plant that will produce 200,000 tonnes of Calysta’s FeedKind protein for the aquafeed industry began this week....
26 April 2017
Milestones marked by salmon initiative
Over a quarter of the sites farmed by the 12 companies that are part of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) were Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified by...
Seafood sustainability schemes gain momentum
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) hosted their annual Seafood Futures Forum at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels today....
Chilean salmon producer steps up ambitious ASC commitment
Salmones Blumar has announced it has completed its plan to enter all of its production sites into aquaculture improvement projects and, ultimately, earn 100% certification...
24 April 2017
Alaska Fish Factor: plans to rejuvenate an ageing industry
Numerous studies over the past decade have highlighted Alaska’s “graying of the fleet” (the average age of permit holders is 50), and the lack of opportunities...
20 April 2017
Scots secure £5m for marine research funding
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) has been awarded £5 million from the Scottish Funding Council this week....
11 April 2017
A single celled replacement for fishmeal?
Large scale production of a single cell organism could reduce the need to use wild-caught fish and agricultural crops as the key protein ingredients in aquaculture...
07 April 2017
Leading the polycultural revolution
Bren Smith’s plan to roll out a series of integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA) farms down the eastern seaboard of the US, and beyond, is gaining both momentum...
Hope for ocean seeding breakthrough
The practice of ocean seeding could help regenerate fish stocks and fisheries on an unprecedented scale, as Michael Riedijk, President of Vancouver-based Oceaneos...
06 April 2017
Five figure salmon escape
Around 20,000 salmon have escaped from a site run by Scottish Seafarms, off the island of Mull....
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...
31 March 2017
Boost for Pacific cleanerfish project
A project to research the potential of using kelp perch and pile perch to pick sea lice off farmed Atlantic salmon is one of three to land funding from British Columbia’s...
30 March 2017
Department to help keep predator threat at bay
Harassment, or “hazing,” of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast, in a bid to help improve survival of juvenile...
29 March 2017
Putting octopus on the map
Plans to launch a pioneering project to provide African fishers with a benchmark for sustainable octopus fishing have been announced today....
28 March 2017
Boost for fledgling seaweed industry
The first set of policy guidelines for the commercial cultivation of seaweed in Scotland were published this week....
24 March 2017
Windfall for Irish/Welsh mussel growers
A €1.4 million project which seeks to solve the mysteries of seed mussel supply across the Irish Sea was launched by BIM, Ireland’s seafood development agency,...
08 March 2017
New Solution for Aquaculture Wastewater Treatment
US - Aquaculture, or fish farming, is one of the fastest growing sectors of agriculture in the world today. However, farmers in the United States who wish to capitalize...
03 March 2017
Boost for Scotland's Aquaculture Industry
UK - This week, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing attended the first meeting of a landmark leadership group to oversee the future of Scotland’s aquaculture...
02 March 2017
Patagonia SeaFarms Capable of Offering Four-Star BAP Salmon
CHILE - Congratulations to Chile’s Marine Farm Tornagaleones S.A., which is now capable of offering four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon, the Global...
01 March 2017
Shelburne County Fish Farm Reports Storm Damage
CANADA - The Canadian Government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier...
24 February 2017
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
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...
10 February 2017
DOST to Beef up Fish By-products
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and major players of the fisheries industry convened recently for a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on...
09 February 2017
Coal Ash Selenium Found in Fish in North Carolina Lakes
US - A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste....
08 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
GLOBAL - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria, UK....
Tassie Recycler Converts Aquaculture's Plastic Waste into Building Materials
AUSTRALIA - A Tasmanian company recycling the state's farming and fishing industry's plastic waste is looking to expand its operations interstate....
07 February 2017
Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
UK - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria....
Scottish Fishermen Welcome New Report on Recovering Fish Stocks
UK - Scottish fishermen have welcomed a new report which highlights that most major whitefish stocks have increased in Scottish waters since the mid-2000s while...
01 February 2017
Dutch Taskforce Connects Initiatives Against Food Waste
NETHERLANDS - The Taskforce Circular Economy in Food, launched during the National Food Summit in the Netherlands, aims to prevent and reduce food waste and become...
31 January 2017
Abertay University £5 million Research Bid Could Have International Fisheries Impact
SCOTLAND, UK - Abertay University has launched a £5 million research funding bid that could transform the lives of millions of Vietnamese fishermen....
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