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29 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Ratifies Port State Measures Agreement
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has now ratified the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Port State Measures Agreement....
27 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Government Meets Commitment to Seafood Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has announced funding of A$550,000 to support the National Seafood Industry Alliance (NSIA) to investigate options to establish...
16 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Petuna Ocean Trout Farm Earns BAP Certification
AUSTRALIA - Petuna Aquaculture Pty. Ltd. is the world’s first marine-farming company to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for both salmon and...
15 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Seeks Feedback on Sustainable Fishing Recommendations
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, has welcomed the release of a series of draft recommendations, which outline proposed changes to ensure...
14 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Recognising Need for Indigenous Input into Fisheries Research
AUSTRALIA - In a year when NAIDOC Week focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ strong spiritual and cultural connection to land and sea, a new...
13 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Northern Prawn Fishery Commended for Sustainability Focus
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has congratulated the Northern Prawn Fishery Industry for taking initiative...
09 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia South Australia to Develop New Oyster Farming Code
AUSTRALIA - South Australia's State Government is supporting the development of a new third party certification that will showcase the premium credentials of South...
07 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Industries Boosted by New White Paper
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s fisheries and aquaculture industries will benefit from the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, launched by the Prime Minister, Tony...
06 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Under UN Pressure Over Great Barrier Reef
AUSTRALIA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has voted to maintain pressure on Australia to...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Showing Support for Sustainable Fisheries at International Forum
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, represented the Australian Government at the 11th meeting of the Ministerial...
02 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tassal to Expand Market Presence Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian salmon farmer Tassal has announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods...
01 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Floating Robots to Measure Indian Ocean Characteristics
AUSTRALIA - A fleet of floating bio-robots will be deployed by Australian researchers between Christmas Island and Madagascar soon, to help gain an understanding...
26 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Enforces Mandatory E-monitoring for Selected Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - From 1 July 2015 electronic monitoring (e-monitoring) will be mandatory for all boats in the Eastern and Western Tuna and Billfish (ETBF and WTBF) fisheries...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia South Australia Raises Concerns over Super-Trawler Impact
AUSTRALIA - Serious concerns about the impacts of the super trawler, FV Geelong Star, must be addressed before it commences operating in waters near South Australia,...
23 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia China, Australia Free Trade Agreement to Benefit Seafood Trade
AUSTRALIA - China and Australia's trade ministers recently signed a China–Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), bringing potential benefits to farmers another...
22 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Research Finds Suspended Sediments Damage Fish Gills
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University have discovered that suspended sediment damages fish gills...
19 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Scientists Find New Ways of Identifying Fish Age, Population Location
AUSTRALIA - Australian fisheries scientists have recently completed a world-first research project that will help to rapidly estimate the age of fish....
18 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Clean Seas Tuna Sues Skretting Over Feed Quality
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna is suing its former feed supplier for economic losses which it says were caused by feed which was allegedly deficient in a key nutrient....
16 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Online 'Vessel Check' Tool Helps Prevent Invasive Marine Pests
AUSTRALIA - A new online risk assessment tool will help the fishing, shipping and boating industry protect Western Australia’s marine environment from invasive...
11 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Process May Unlock Seafood Market Opportunities
AUSTRALIA - The South Australian State Government is enthusiastic that a new process which enables investors to explore the feasibility for new fisheries may unlock...
08 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Seashells Inspire Drug, Vaccine Development
AUSTRALIA - Mimicking nature, Australian scientists have developed a protective seashell-inspired capsule to preserve the active biological ingredients needed to...
15 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Origin of Ancient Corrosive Ocean Event Uncovered
AUSTRALIA - Around 55 million years ago, an abrupt global warming event triggered a highly corrosive deep-water current to flow through the North Atlantic Ocean,...
12 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Reseach Boost for South Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Industry
AUSTRALIA - Research into the development of the Yellowtail Kingfish industry in South Australia has received a A$6 million funding boost....
06 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Lobster Reaches 15 Years of Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian rock lobster is celebrating 15 years since it became the world's first fishery certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Artificial Reef for South Australia Being Considered
AUSTRALIA - A public consultation has been launched on the design and location for a new artificial reef off South Australia’s coastline....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Night-time Fishing Ban for Australia's Mid-Water Trawlers
AUSTRALIA - Fishing by mid-water trawlers in the Small Pelagic Fishery, including the Geelong Star, can now only take place during daytime hours following more restrictive...
05 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Perkinsus Olseni Outbreak Reported in Australian Oysters
AUSTRALIA - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been reported on an Australian oyster farm....
29 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fishing Altering Coral Reef Fish Population Structure
AUSTRALIA - Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, according to new research from the ARC Centre of...
24 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Guide Released for Seabird Mitigation Devices in Trawl Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A new guide for developing new seabird mitigation devices in trawl fisheries has been released by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Sustainability Law Respected in Snapper Fishing Competition
AUSTRALIA - Fishers competing in the recent Whyalla Snapper fishing competition have been praised for their conduct by South Australian Fisheries Officers....
 
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