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27 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Panga producers hit hard
It's not shaping up to be a very good year for Vietnamese pangasius producers, as harsh weather and increased import tariffs strengthen finished goods, according...
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...
22 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mixed fortunes for salmon species
Sockeye inventories are bare leading into the new season, while Alaska harvest projections fall short of last season's catch, according to this week’s Tradex Foods...
21 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sustainable squid breakthrough
Two squid Supply Chain Roundtables (SRs), which encompass more than 20 squid fisheries, have merged in a bid to pave the way toward a more sustainable global squid...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Feed standard shapes up
The soon-to-be revised version of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s feed standard dominated the organisation’s talk at this year’s Seafood Export North...
20 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Storm over coast guard cut proposals
Plans to slash US Coast Guard funding by $1.3 billion have inspired 60 politicians to sign a letter in protest....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Who's in the seafood champ camp?
SeaWeb has today revealed 16 people – “who have demonstrated brilliance and tenacity…to change our relationship with the sea” – as finalists for this year’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Crowdfunding could tackle seafood fraud
A new initiative that aims to stop fraud by allowing restaurant diners to trace their seafood is seeking to raise $75,000 by the end of March....
18 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: hatcheries show poor rate of returns
The annual Alaska Fisheries Enhancement Report shows that, in 2016, only about 27 million adult salmon returned to Alaska’s 28 hatcheries - less than half of the...
16 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mexican shrimp boycott urged
Conservation organizations today announced a boycott of all shrimp from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s...
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....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Entrepreneur sets sights on alternative protein technology
Ten years after making his first investment in aquaculture, David Tze, the founder of the aquaculture investment fund Aquacopia, is looking for a fresh investment...
15 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pink salmon tsunami predicted
The Alaskan Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) expects the state’s commercial fisheries to land 204 million salmon during the course of the year – up 81% compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Merck Animal Health Supports Scholarship for 34 Veterinary Students from US, Canada and Asia
US - Today, 34 outstanding veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pacific cod price hike predicted
Slow fishing in Alaska and Russia has left Chinese processors hard pressed for Pacific cod raw materials and a tightened twice frozen market in North America, reports...
09 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Oscar-winner funds aqua project
LoveTheWild, purveyors of farm-raised, freshly frozen seafood kits, and champions of sustainable aquaculture, today announced the addition of new investors to round...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Success of AlgaPrime DHA in Aquaculture Market Drives Increased Commercial Distribution
US - TerraVia, Bunge Limited and BioMar Group have announced the expansion of their distribution agreement for AlgaPrime™ DHA - a native, whole algae specialty...
08 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States 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...
Global Fish Farming News from United States High hopes for fish oil replacement
USA: Up to 15% of the of the volumes of EPA and DHA currently required by the salmon aquaculture industry could be provided by specially-produced algae by 2019....
07 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States 90% of Predatory Fish Gone from Caribbean Coral Reefs Due to Overfishing
US - Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 per cent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Crabbers Haul Back Pots from Panhandle to Bering Sea
US - Alaska crabbers are hauling back pots from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea, and reduced catches are resulting in record prices for their efforts. ...
28 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States The Shrimp Market: Declines & Reductions, Ripple Effects, Softening Market, Moderate Volumes
US - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans stock assessments show detrimental declines to Canada's Borealis shrimp biomass, raising concerns for the ripple effect...
27 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Pet Treats Heading to Seldovia
US - Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula....
24 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States 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...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?
US - There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential...
23 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Weaker Lobster Landings, Growing Demand Forcing Prices Up
US - Current lobster prices on the North American market are at the highest they have been in ten years. A combination of weak landings and higher demand has pushed...
21 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Atlantic Salmon Prices Soar and Inventories Are Set to Get Worse
US - We have watched Atlantic Salmon prices soar as inventories are set to get worse before they get better. Because Atlantic Salmon is the only fresh salmon available...
20 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth
US - In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this,...
17 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Methods Further Discern Extreme Fluctuations in Forage Fish Populations
US - New research, building on the pioneering work of Soutar and Isaacs in the late 1960s and others, shows in greater detail that such forage fish stocks have undergone...
 
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