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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Current Australian Seabird Mitigations Shown to be Effective
AUSTRALIA - Warp deflectors, commonly known as ‘pinkies’, have been proven effective in reducing seabird interactions with trawl warp wires by 75 per cent according...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Packaging to Boost Cockle Export Potential
AUSTRALIA - A new packaging facility could help Goolwa’s pipi (cockle) fishery build new export markets....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Research Finds Clownfish Better Adapted to Climate Change
AUSTRALIA - New research has found clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a home, which makes them better able to cope with environmental change....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia University of Western Australia Enhances Indian Ocean Research
AUSTRALIA - An executive team from The University of Western Australia (UWA) visited the University of Mauritius last week, signing a Memorandum of Understanding...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fisheries Association Welcomes Commitment to Marine Reserves Review
AUSTRALIA - The Commonwealth Fisheries Association (CFA) has applauded the Australian Government on delivering its election commitment for an independent review...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Huon Aquaculture to List on the Australian Stock Exchange
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Security and Investments Commission has confirmed Huon Aquaculture has applied to be listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Innovative Seaweed Farming Trials Underway Near Port Lincoln
AUSTRALIA - South Australian scientists are undertaking trials to see if seaweed can be farmed as part of the State’s $243 million aquaculture industry....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Southern Zone Abalone Fishing Arrangements Updated for 2014-15
AUSTRALIA - Commercial fishing arrangements for the Southern Zone Abalone Fishery have been reviewed and updated for the 2014–15 season to ensure the sustainability...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Researchers Succeed in Breeding Rare Trout
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia and Western Australia’s Department of Fisheries have bred one of Australia’s...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Invests in New Software to Detect Fisheries Fraud
AUSTRALIAN - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has recently invested in Business Intelligence software which will assist in the detection of quota...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Skipjack Tuna Will Not be Drastically Impacted by Climate Change
AUSTRALIA - Refuting lower-resolution results, high-resolution ocean modelling has predicted climate change will have little impact on western Pacific tuna fisheries...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Commercial Netting Ban Will Remain in Place
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced a ban on commercial netting will remain in place in creeks and waterways where it...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Help Spread the Sustainable Fishing Message
AUSTRALIA - If you are passionate about fishing, enjoy talking to people and looking to contribute to the future of our fish resources, PIRSA’s Fishcare Volunteer...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Book Guides Future Sustainable Use of Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - The history of the Spencer Gulf has been captured in a new book launched by Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay Prawns Seek Sustainable Certification
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia’s Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns are the first fisheries under the West Australian Government’s A$14.5million initiative to...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Queensland Increases Port Inspections to Safeguard Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP) has significantly increased 'in port' inspections over the past year in a bid to continue safeguarding...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Competition Authority Recommends New Approach to Aquaculture Regulation
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has released a draft report recommending a new approach to the regulation of the aquaculture industry in Queensland....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Vessels to Face Fishing Ban in Tasmania?
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Experts Gather to Improve Performance of Australia’s Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - Some of the world’s top small pelagic fisheries experts are meeting in Adelaide for a five-day workshop to share knowledge and new technologies in...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia DNA Testing Ensuring a Sustainable Aquaculture Industry
AUSTRALIA - DNA-based molecular assessment of marine sediments adjacent to finfish farms is ensuring the sustainability of South Australia’s fishing grounds....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Mud Cockle Total Allowable Catch Reduced for 2014-15
AUSTRALIA - Commercial Mud Cockle fishing arrangements have been reviewed and updated for the 2014–15 season to ensure the sustainability of the fishery....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia First Australian Firm Joins Global Salmon Initiative
AUSTRALIA - Huon Aquaculture announces it is the first Australian salmon producer to join the ranks of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Huon Aquaculture Launches A$3.35-Million Salmon Feed Barge
AUSTRALIA - Tasmania-based Huon Aquaculture has launched the first of four state-of-the-art feed barges built by local steel fabrication company Haywards. ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Climate Change Could Stop Fish Finding their Friends
AUSTRALIA - Like humans, fish prefer to group with individuals with whom they are familiar, rather than strangers. ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia More Time Given to Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced that the independent Structural Adjustment Review Committee (SARC)...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Research Investigates Implications of Rock Lobster Fishing During Winter
AUSTRALIA - New research will begin this week in the Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery to investigate the implications of commercial fishing during winter months....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Research Finds Fish Have Good Memories and Can Feel Pain
AUSTRALIA - Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain? That we do not have to worry much about how they are cared for or caught? Think again,...
 
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