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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,...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Native Oyster Making a Comeback
AUSTRALIA - The revival of the native oyster (Ostrea angasi) in South Australian waters is adding a delicious aquaculture product to the State’s premium seafood...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Researchers Investigate Special Diet that Promotes Abalone Survival
AUSTRALIA - South Australian researchers are investigating dietary additives to reduce the effects of higher summer water temperatures and improve survival rates...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Eyre Peninsula Aquaculture on Show
AUSTRALIA - International and national aquaculture experts are set to see first-hand the growing Eyre Peninsula Aquaculture industry following on from the World...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Develops Model to Expand Aquaculture Sustainably
AUSTRALIA - A complex computer model to help finfish aquaculture expand without harming the marine ecosystems of South Australia’s Spencer Gulf will be outlined...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Reducing Red Tape to Help Protect Fish Habitat
AUSTRALIA - Final public comment is being sought on streamlined policies and guidelines aimed at maintaining and enhancing fish habitat for the benefit of native...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Whale Waste can Help Boost Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - Far from being a threat to fisheries, new research from Flinders University suggests whales may in fact play a key role in sustaining fish stocks by...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Next Steps for New South Wales Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, said the NSW Government will carefully examine all submissions on the Commercial...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Oyster Aquaculture to Benefit from Aboriginal Bursary
AUSTRALIA - The inaugural SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students has been awarded to Flinders University aquaculture honours student Shaun Henderson whose...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Boston Bay Aquaculture Lease Area Opportunity
AUSTRALIA - Pursuant to s35 of the Aquaculture Act 2001, applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals/companies to undertake farming of aquatic animals...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Garfish Fishery Closure Hopes to Recover Stocks
AUSTRALIA - Seasonal closures to commercial Garfish fishing in South Australia came into force at noon on 16 May, in a move to promote the recovery of Southern Garfish...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Association Opposed to Fishermen Tax Increases
AUSTRALIA - The Commonwealth Fisheries Association (CFA) is strongly opposed to any suggestion of tax increases for professional fishers as rumoured to be proposed...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia The FAKE FLAKE, is Now Fished Out
AUSTRALIA - One of the great Australian traditions has been under threat – the beloved Friday night Fish'n'Chips. But now, THE FAKE FLAKE, is fished out....
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Commercial Catches set for Victoria Abalone and Ocean Scallops
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has set the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) for abalone and ocean scallops for the 2014-15...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia CleanSeas Tuna Expected to Turn a Profit Sooner Than Expected
AUSTRALIA - Port Lincoln fish farmer Cleanseas Tuna is ahead of schedule and expects to turn a maiden operating profit this financial year as production and sales...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Bizarre Parasite May Provide Cuttlefish Clues
AUSTRALIA - University of Adelaide research into parasites of cuttlefish, squid and octopus has uncovered details of the parasites' astonishing life cycles, and...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Illegal Fishing Clammed Shut
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has seized four illegal boats carrying hundreds of illegally-harvested giant clams and sea cucumbers...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tasmanian Salmon Achieves Gold Standard in Sustainable Salmon
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - WWF has congratulated Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal and its staff for becoming the first Australian producer of farmed seafood to achieve...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Have Your Say on New South Wales Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - Commercial fishers and other stakeholders are now encouraged to provide feedback as part of the reform programme for New South Wales commercial fishing,...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Species of Crayfish Discovered in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Hidden in one of Australia's most developed and fastest growing areas lives one of the world's smallest freshwater crayfish species. Robert B McCormack...
 
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