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03 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Red Tape Reduction to Help Australian Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s commercial fishing industry is set to benefit from extra red tape reduction measures that will help ensure a competitive and sustainable...
23 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Southernature Fish Oil Range Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Southernature Fish Oil range by the Australian company Tasman Pacific Holding Pty Ltd has now been certified Friend of the Sea....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Geelong Star Registered to Fish the Small Pelagic Fishery
AUSTRALIA - Australian flagged and operated vessel the Geelong Star has been nominated under the Fisheries Management Act 1991 to fish the Small Pelagic Fishery...
17 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Makes Changes to Spanner Crab Fishery
AUSTRALIA - The Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced welcome changes to management arrangements for spanner crab fishery in the State’s...
16 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Increased Fishing Opportunities for Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal People
AUSTRALIA - Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people now have 100 per cent ownership of the commercial Bêche-de-mer Fishery in the Torres Strait after the purchase...
12 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Expressions of Interest for CCAMLR New and Exploratory Fisheries 2015
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is seeking expressions of interest from Australian companies or persons wishing to make an application...
06 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Science to Help Determine Total Allowable Catch
AUSTRALIA - New science for the Commonwealth Small Pelagic Fishery (SPF) will help determine the total allowable catch limit for the 2015-16 season. The science...
28 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Students Encouraged to Apply for Award in Fisheries Research
AUSTRALIA - Post-graduate university students are being encouraged to apply for an award which recognises their research work, and in turn assists the Department...
27 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Approves More Coast for Aquaculture to Meet Seafood Demand
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Government has approved 50 hectares of aquaculture leases on the State’s South Coast to help meet the increasing demand for quality...
21 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Arrangements to Benefit Western Australia Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - New changes to the Offshore Constitutional Settlement arrangements between the Commonwealth and Western Australia should benefit fisheries....
20 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Oyster Aquaculture Company Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Pacific oysters, farmed by the Angel Oysters company in Smoky Bay, South Australian, have now been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea....
15 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rock Lobster Season gets Underway
AUSTRALIA - As the annual season for the State’s western rock lobster fishery kicks off today (15 January), most commercial fishers will make the most of their...
02 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Herring Fishery Closure to Protect Stocks
AUSTRALIA - A daily bag limit of 12 for recreational fishers and closure of the commercial South Coast G-net Fishery will come into force on 1 March 2015, to help...
29 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Working with Recreational Fishers to Improve Communication
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is working with recreational fishers to improve lines of communication and present opportunities for involvement in the policy...
24 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Fishing Net Trial to Reduce Turtle Deaths
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is proposing to undertake a trial in Port Stephens to reduce the incidence of marine turtles drowning in recreational...
23 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Call for COOL on Cooked Australian Seafood
AUSTRALIA - A Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee has reported on the current requirements for labelling of seafood and suggested...
22 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Molecular Marker Could Revolutionise Fisheries Management
AUSTRALIA - A molecular marker that turns snapper eggs a fluorescent blue could revolutionise fisheries management for a number of Australian commercial species....
18 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australians Asked to Help Stop Spread of Tilapia
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking assistance from the public to help stop the spread of tilapia, one of the world's most invasive...
17 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia’s Fisheries Research to Benefit from Government Investment
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is investing more than A$6.5 million into 22 new research projects from the Australian Government’s Fisheries Research and...
12 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Time to Try Sustainable Fish on Your BBQ this Holiday Season
AUSTRALIA - As many start to plan their Christmas menus, the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging Australians to include sustainable Australian...
11 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Report Confirms Australia’s Fisheries Well Managed
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has released the second Status of Key Australian Fish Stocks reports...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Stocking Programme Boosts Prawn Numbers in NSW
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government has begun its new Marine Fish Stocking Programme in 10 estuaries along the State’s coastline....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fishermen Prepare for Snapper Season Opening
AUSTRALIA - As the statewide Snapper fishing closure comes to an end next week, PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture has issued a reminder about the five Snapper spawning...
10 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia WCPFC Commits to Implementing Sustainable Fish Harvest Strategy
AUSTRALIA - A commitment to long-term sustainable fisheries management was adopted at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Samoa last...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Farm Output Forecast Down for Next Year
AUSTRALIA - Following an estimated increase of 10 per cent in 2013-14, the gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to fall by five per cent in 2014-15,...
09 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ministers Discuss Red Tape Reduction for Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, is hosting a Fisheries Ministers meeting in Melbourne today (9 December)...
05 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Launches Shark and Ray Handling Practices Guide
AUSTRALIA - To help commercial fishers return live sharks to the ocean and increase their survival, the Australian Fisheries Management Authority in collaboration...
03 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government to Hold Native Fish Breeding Seminar
AUSTRALIA - Riverina residents interested in native fish are invited to attend a community seminar on Wednesday 10 December in Narrandera to learn more about the...
02 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Abundant Supply of Australian Prawns this Christmas
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging the addition of more Australian seafood to the menu this Christmas, including Australian...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Southern Bluefin Tuna Well Managed Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s Southern Bluefin Tuna industry is set for its best season in more than two decades with the total catch limit increased by almost 10 per...
 
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