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29 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Western Australia Outlines Growth Strategy for Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA - A report on Western Australia's first Aquaculture WA State Forum has identified six key areas as the foundation of a proposed 10-year plan to develop...
27 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Western Australia Deep Sea Crab Fishery MSC Certified
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australia Deep Sea Crab Fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fishery standard....
21 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia A$1.66 Milion Project to Develop Aquaculture Zone
AUSTRALIA - A A$1.66 million project to develop an 'investment ready' aquaculture zone in coastal waters on Western Australia's south coast has been announced....
11 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Research Shows Seaweeds get Sick When Stressed
AUSTRALIA - A variety of normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the seaweeds become stressed by high water temperatures, UNSW Australia...
08 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Modelling to Help Manage Competition in Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - South Australia's Spencer Gulf is a crowded environment when it comes to marine and human interactions. It harbours productive fishing and aquaculture...
07 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Research Finds Baby Fish Lose Protectors in Acidified Oceans
AUSTRALIA - A common close partnership which sees baby fish sheltering from predators among the poisonous tentacles of jellyfish will be harmed under predicted ocean...
06 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fish Out of Water are More Common than Thought
AUSTRALIA - Fish have evolved the ability to live on land many times, challenging the perception that this extreme lifestyle shift was likely to have been a rare...
30 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New World Leading Technology Reduces Fishing-Seabird Interaction
AUSTRALIA - The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) and the Great Australian Bight Fishing Industry Association (GABIA) have developed world leading...
29 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fisheries Unite for World’s First MSC Certified Recreation, Commercial Fishery
AUSTRALIA - A monumental milestone in fisheries management has been achieved following a collaborative effort from community based organisation, Recfishwest and...
28 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tassal Expansion to Move Salmon Farms Offshore
AUSTRALIA - Tassal has released plans to establish four salmon farming leases in Storm Bay near the Tasman Peninsula, which the company expects could create up to...
27 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rock Lobster Research Leads to Positive Management Changes
AUSTRALIA - Commercial Rock Lobster fishers will now be able to fish for prized Southern Rock Lobster year round, as part of new arrangements that will add value...
23 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Breeding Tactics Discovered in Male Banana Fiddler Crabs
AUSTRALIA - While male banana fiddler crabs (Uca mjoebergi) in Australia typically court females, some may coerce mating by waiting for females to enter their burrows...
08 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement....
24 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Research Could Reduce Aquaculture Reliance on Wild Prawn Brood Stock
AUSTRALIA - Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help...
23 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Big isn't Always Better When it Comes to Male Fish Genitals
AUSTRALIA - Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have been looking at the breeding habits of fish, to test the theory that bigger genitals make...
18 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Huge Study to Help Western Indian Ocean Communities Restore Fish Populations
AUSTRALIA - Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), University of Queensland, James Cook University, and Macquarie University have completed a massive...
10 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Albany Shellfish Hatchery to Drive Growth
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government has reaffirmed its support for Western Australia’s emerging aquaculture industry in the 2016-17 State Budget with a...
29 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Farmed Fish Found to Have Deformed Ear Bone
AUSTRALIA - New research published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed for the first time that half of the world's farmed fish have hearing loss due to...
20 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia More Offshore Waters Opening in Australia's Small Pelagic Fishery
AUSTRALIA - From 1 May, more than one million square kilometres of additional offshore waters near southern and eastern Australia will open to mid-water trawling...
18 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Feeding Strategy a Boost for Yellowtail Kingfish Industry
AUSTRALIA - A new feeding strategy for yellowtail kingfish has delivered rapid results and the potential for a $2 million boost for the state's industry....
05 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Huon to Research Yellowtail Kingfish Farming Methods in Providence Bay
AUSTRALIA - Huon Aquaculture alongside the NSW Department of Primary Industries is planning to research farming methods for yellowtail kingfish in the inactive ...
11 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Austral Fisheries Goes Carbon Neutral
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s Austral Fisheries has become the world’s first seafood sector company to go carbon neutral....
04 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia DNA the Key to Fish's Tale of Survival
AUSTRALIA - Researchers have played the role of matchmaker to help bring two freshwater fish species back from the brink of extinction....
23 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Tuna Fishery Praised for Protecting Seabirds
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) works closely with other maritime agencies in monitoring the Australian Fishing Zone and adjacent...
08 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Australian Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - Two outbreaks of hepatopancreatitis have been reported on prawn farms in Queensland....
05 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia John West Australia to Offer World’s Largest Range of Sustainable Tuna
AUSTRALIA - John West Australia has completely overhauled its supply chain to bring Australia the world’s largest offering of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
03 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Season Opens Early
AUSTRALIA - The Torres Strait Prawn Fishery (TSPF) reopened early on 1 February 2016....
14 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Groups Call for Use of Virus to Rid Australia of Carp
AUSTRALIA - A unique coalition of anglers, farmers and conservationists in Australia have declared that a virus that kills carp should be used to help rid the country's...
22 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) Fishery, Farming Achieves Sustainability Certification
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) fishery and farms have achieved an important milestone by being awarded the international Sustainability Certificate...
17 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Report Looks at Sustainability of South Australia's Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A comprehensive report outlining the stock status of 45 fish species in South Australia has been released....
 
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