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Wednesday, January 28, 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...
Tuesday, January 27, 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...
Wednesday, January 21, 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....
Tuesday, January 20, 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....
Thursday, January 15, 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...
Friday, January 02, 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...
Monday, December 29, 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...
Wednesday, December 24, 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...
Tuesday, December 23, 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...
Monday, December 22, 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....
Thursday, December 18, 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...
Wednesday, December 17, 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...
Friday, December 12, 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...
Thursday, December 11, 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...
Wednesday, December 10, 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,...
Tuesday, December 09, 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)...
Friday, December 05, 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...
Wednesday, December 03, 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...
Tuesday, December 02, 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...
Friday, November 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Supporting Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Pacific
AUSTRALIA - Australia will present a draft harvest strategy for key tuna species at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Management Plan for Australia's Sardine Fishery
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s sardine fishers have adopted a new management plan which aims to ensure the A$20 million sardine industry remains sustainable....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan to Promote Sustainable Growth
AUSTRALIA - A new plan for the South Australian Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery will set the scene for sustainable operations of the A$15.6 million industry for...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Cockburn Sound Crab Fishing to Remain Closed
AUSTRALIA - Following a review of the stock status of blue swimmer crabs in Cockburn Sound, it has been decided not to reopen the area to either commercial or recreational...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Delivers Sustainable Fisheries Management Training in Indonesia
AUSTRALIA - Australia has demonstrated commitment for a regional approach to fisheries management with the delivery of a training programme in Indonesia this month....
Friday, November 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Celebrating Australia’s World-Class Fisheries on World Fisheries Day
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, encouraged Australians to enjoy a meal of sustainable local seafood...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Historical Media Shows Huge Fish Catch Decline
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Queensland have used historic media to measure the decline in Queensland’s pink snapper fishery, highlighting a drop of almost 90 per...
 
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