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27 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: navy could disrupt salmon migration
Plans by the US Navy to conduct training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska for two weeks in early May have led to nine coastal communities signing resolutions asking...
24 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Indonesia Breaking down the barriers in Asia
Despite producing over three quarters of the world’s aquaculture output, a number of issues regarding the distribution and marketing of fish produced by the Asian...
21 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Non-medicinal lice treatments on vets' agenda
A run-through of the latest developments in non-medicinal sea lice treatments is likely to be among the highlights of next week’s Fish Vet Society Spring Conference....
16 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Optimism despite mounting losses for GM salmon firm
The head of AquaBounty claims the company had “a highly successful year”, despite posting a loss of $8.5 million in 2016 – up from $7.0 million the year before....
15 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Turkey Turks seek to expand bass and bream output
Turkish aquaculture industry player Akvatur is planning to raise its output and export sales this year, according to senior company representatives....
14 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Battle over Barents crabs continues
Norway’s decision to detain vessels that have been authorised by the EU to fish for snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters has sparked an angry riposte...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada LeBlanc cheque for Atlantic seafood sector
Funding worth $325 million for the fisheries and seafood sectors on Canada’s east coast has been announced by the Canada’s Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc,...
10 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Peru Anchovy fishery seeks sustainability upgrade
The Peruvian anchovy fishery, which is the world's largest source of fishmeal and fish oil, has this week launched a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in a bid...
09 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Tackling ISA on 3 fronts
Stofnfiskur, the Icelandic salmon ova producer, is working to combat infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on three fronts – by capitalising on its unique natural biosecurity...
13 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Climate Change May Lead to $10 billion in Losses for Fishing Industry
ANALYSIS - Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new study...
06 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Seaweed Farming Industry Advised to Avoid Common Pitfalls
ANALYSIS - The rapid growth of the seaweed farming industry means it a could easily and needlessly drop into some of the same pitfalls previously experienced in...
23 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global 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...
09 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Weekly Overview: New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
ANALYSIS - A new virus, dubbed largemouth bass reovirus, has been found in fish taken from Pine Lake in Wisconsin, US, following a large mortality event back in...
12 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Can Shrimp Aquaculture Succeed Without Eyestalk Removal?
ANALYSIS - This week, Bonnie Waycott reported for TheFishSite on a recent study that has shed light on the possibility of shrimp farming without the use of the eyestalk...
28 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Fishing Organisations Urge Government to Secure Better Fishing Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Last week the UK held its EU referendum with the leave vote triumphant. Following the decision, fishing organisations stressed that it is important that...
24 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brexit: Governments Must Work with Industry on Future of Fishing Industry
UK - The UK has voted and the decision is to leave the EU. It is now greatly important that governments and the fishing industry work together to create practical...
21 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Better In or Out - What Could the EU Referendum Decision Mean for UK Agriculture, Fisheries?
UK - There has been a multitude of information and scare mongering from both sides of the EU referendum campaign. With the vote being held tomorrow (23 June 2016),...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Potential for Ireland's Sustainable Aquaculture Development
ANALYSIS - There is great potential for Ireland to develop its aquaculture in the coming decade. This is the finding of the National Economic and Social Council's...
14 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Study Finds Some Fish Can Recognise Human Faces
ANALYSIS - A new study, conducted by researchers from the University of Oxford (UK) and the University of Queensland (Australia) has found that a species of tropical...
09 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureUK2016: What Can We Do to Raise the UK's Fish Consumption?
UK - UK home fish consumption is falling and with the younger generation buying the least amount of fish, it is important that we find better more innovative ways...
07 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Project Investigates More Efficient European Catfish Farming Methods
ANALYSIS - An EU funded project is investigating more productive, faster systems in which to farm catfish in Europe....
31 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Weekly Overview: Aquaculture UK 2016 Round-Up
ANALYSIS - Over the past week, TheFishSite has been in Aviemore, Scotland for the Aquaculture UK show, 25-26 May 2016....
27 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureUK2016: Are Salmon Farms Really to Blame for Wild Fish Decline?
UK - For years salmon farming has been the target of environmentalists and angling groups that blame sea lice from the farms as the cause of sea trout population...
24 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Potential HSMI Finding on BC Salmon Farm
ANALYSIS - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
17 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Vietnam Proposes Plan to Tackle Fish Deaths
ANALYSIS - Five key actions have been recommended to address the mass fish death incidents that were reported in Vietnam over the last month....
10 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Toolbox to Help Start-Up Aquaculture Businesses
ANALYSIS - The Centre for Fisheries, Environment and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has developed a new on-line regulatory toolbox to support new start-up aquaculture...
03 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Label for Certified Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Fish and seafood certified to the GLOBALG.A.P standard will now feature a GLOBALG.A.P. consumer label (GGN)....
26 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Research Examines Salmons' Susceptibility to Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - A new two-year project by the UK's Plymouth University and the Chilean Universidad de Chile is investigating the problem of sea lice in the Atlantic salmon...
21 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Russian Federation Reorganisation of Russian Aquaculture to Attract New Money
RUSSIA - The Russian aquaculture sector is to receive a cash injection of 260 million roubles up to 2017 to support scientific development....
19 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Report Highlights Sustainability Challenges on Shrimp Farms
ANALYSIS - A new report from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has identified geographical areas in Southeast Asia which require environmental improvements...
 
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