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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
ANALYSIS - Aquaculture production in Oman is set to rise from 353 tonnes to 7,330 tonnes annually thanks to three new projects, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from China Improving the Sustainability of China's Aquaculture Industry
CHINA - A recent study from Stanford University highlighted the pressure that China's huge aquaculture sector has on wild fish stocks. Although the study addressed...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Intensive Raceway Shrimp Production System to Benefit US Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for a super-intensive raceway system for shrimp production in the US market to the US...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: 2015 Marks Start of Discard Ban Implementation
ANALYSIS - The start of 2015 also marked the commencement of the first phase of the discard ban for some fishing fleets, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Monday, January 05, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: 2014 Fish Picks and Pans
US - Looking back on 2014, Laine Welch picks her favorite 'fish picks and pans' of the Alaska fishing industry....
Friday, January 02, 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global 2014 News Roundup: Russian Ban, Sustainable Fish Feed, Antibiotic Resistance
ANALYSIS - As we step into 2015, lets take a look at the big aquaculture and fishery stories from 2014, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska's Fisheries Start up in Winter
US- Salmon will always be the heart of Alaska’s fisheries, and that’s why most people think of summer as the fishing season. But that’s not the case....
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: TUF to Expand in North America Through Bumble Bee Acquisition
ANALYSIS - Thailand's Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF), will be expanding its seafood reach in the US and Canada after the company entered...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: No Action Taken on Preventing Bigeye Tuna Overfishing at WCPFC Meeting
ANALYSIS - It has been all about tuna over the past week as the 33 member states of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) met in Samoa, 1-5...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Technology Proven to Reduce EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
GLOBAL - New water treatment technology has been found to reduce successfully the amount of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which causes Early Mortality Syndrome...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas Increased, No Protection for Sharks
ANALYSIS - It is bad news for Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks as the recent International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) meeting resulted...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Improved Fishing Practices Implemented A Year After Typhoon Haiyan
ANALYSIS - It has been a year since typhoon Haiyan destroyed fishing and aquaculture operations in the Philippines, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Short Supply of Flounder Raw Material
GLOBAL - Flounder raw material is coming in short this week according to Chinese processors, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods,...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: $16 Million Aquaculture Development Plan for Odisha State
ANALYSIS - The Indian National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million scheme for fish farming in five districts of Odisha...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: US Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labelled Correctly
ANALYSIS - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labelling, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Study Examines Antibiotics in US Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new study by Arizona State University researchers is examining the persistence of antibiotics in seafood raised by aquaculture....
Friday, October 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Aquaculture Europe 2014: Don't Be Scared of Innovation
GLOBAL - Carlos Luna, Director of Angulas Aguinage, explains how innovation is possible, even in small companies during his plenary address at Aquaculture Europe...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Aquaculture Europe 2014: Meagre - A New Super Species for Mediterranean Aquaculture?
MEDITERRANEAN - In order to improve the competitiveness of the Mediterranean aquaculture sector and to expand the market, which is currently dominated by sea bass...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Native UK Mussels Under Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
ANALYSIS - The invasive quagga mussel has recently been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River, a tributary of the River Colne, in Surrey, UK, writes...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Updated MSC Standard Offers More Fisheries Protection, Zero Toleration for Forced Labour
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its updated standard for sustainable fishing which reflects the most up-to-date...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Oceana Reveals US, Global Seafood Fraud Findings
ANALYSIS - One in three seafood samples is mislabeled in the US and global fraud abounds as well, according to studies by Oceana....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Mitsubishi Makes $1.4 Billion Offer for Cermaq
ANALYSIS - Mitsubishi Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary MC Ocean Holdings Limited, has made a NOK 8,880 million ($1.4 billion) offer for the Norwegian...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Humber Seafood Summit: Fish - What Do Consumers Want?
UK - We do not have great consumer confidence in the the UK, and with earnings down and debt rising, it is important we listen to want the consumer wants, said Jonathan...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: EU to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquatic Animals
ANALYSIS - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals (including...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global What are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture, Fisheries?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more...
 
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