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17 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Salmon Farming to Expand in Tasmania
AUSTRALIA - Salmon farming will expand into Tasmania's east coast following an independent review....
16 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia GM Foods: Why Presenting 'Just the Facts' Won't Work
AUSTRALIA - When it comes to controversial science issues, scientists need to rethink their approach to engaging the public, according to the authors of a new study...
14 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aussie Prawn Industry in Turmoil as Disease Spreads
AUSTRALIA - Australian prawn farmers are in turmoil, as yet another outbreak of white spot disease was confirmed Monday, at a farm in Queensland....
10 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Concerns about Sustainability of Tasmania's Salmon Industry
AUSTRALIA - Two former salmon industry executives have added their voices to concerns raised about the sustainability of parts of Tasmania's $700 million salmon...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ag Department Accused of 'Dropping the Ball' Due to Diseased Prawn Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Prawn Farming Association (APFA) has accused the Federal Department of Agriculture of "dropping the ball", following revelations that...
09 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Eases Shrimp Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has loosened its temporary suspension of the import of uncooked prawns and related products....
08 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tassie Recycler Converts Aquaculture's Plastic Waste into Building Materials
AUSTRALIA - A Tasmanian company recycling the state's farming and fishing industry's plastic waste is looking to expand its operations interstate....
02 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Co-op Scheme to Boost Australian Rock Lobster Exports
AUSTRALIA - Thanks to loan from the Western Australia government, Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative will now be able to build a 80-tonne live lobster holding...
23 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Nofima Enters Licence Agreement to produce Urchin Feed in Australia
NORWAY - Nofima has recently signed an agreement under which the company's unique sea urchin feed can be produced under licence in Australia and New Zealand. The...
16 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tasmanian Abalone Exports to China Double in 2016
AUSTRALIA - China's demand for Tasmanian abalone has doubled in the past year, boosting the state's $100 million-a-year abalone export industry....
13 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Authorities Hunt for Source of White Spot Disease Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources are continuing to work collaboratively with the Queensland Government to determine...
09 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Suspends Uncooked Prawn Imports
AUSTRALIA - ​The Director of Biosecurity has suspended uncooked prawn imports into Australia in response to information from the Department of Agriculture and...
23 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Investigation Finds No White Spot Disease in Wild Queensland Prawns
AUSTRALIA - ​​​No further prawn farms in the Logan River area have tested positive to white spot disease. The response is moving into the next phase, which...
21 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Study Finds Barramundi at Risk From Acid Oceans
AUSTRALIA - Wild barramundi populations are likely to be at risk under ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found....
16 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Western Australia Implements Import Restrictions on Queensland Prawns and Worms
AUSTRALIA - Western Australians are being urged to keep to new import requirements to prevent the establishment of white spot disease, following its detection on...
13 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia More Australian Prawn Farms Report White Spot Disease
AUSTRALIA - Following the announcement on 2 December of a white spot disease outbreak, Australian authorities have now confirmed that the disease has been detected...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Weekly Overview: More White Spot Outbreaks Detected in Logan River Prawn Farms
AUSTRALIA - Following the announcement on 2 December of a white spot disease outbreak at a prawn farm, Australian authorities have now confirmed that the disease...
09 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia High Levels of Shell Disease Detected in Bunbury Harbour Crabs
AUSTRALIA - Tests on crabs in the Bunbury area have revealed higher than normal levels of a shell disease....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Government Addresses Critical Shortage of Pacific Oyster Spat
AUSTRALIA - The State Government and industry are working together to ensure the continual supply of juvenile Pacific Oysters and help safeguard South Australia’s...
06 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
05 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Innovative Oyster farming Baskets Find Foothold in Premium Markets
AUSTRALIA - Oyster baskets that improve farming efficiency while growing a higher quality product are helping an Australian company penetrate international markets....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Releases 90-day Aquaculture Reform Project
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government's 90-day regulatory reform aquaculture project has been released, containing 17 recommendations to reduce red tape and...
02 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia White Spot Detected on Queensland Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - ​​​White spot disease, a highly contagious viral disease of prawns, has been detected on a prawn farm in Logan River, south of Brisbane....
01 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Auburn University and Ocean University of China Create Joint Center for Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA and CHINA - Auburn University and Ocean University of China officials have created a joint venture for aquaculture and environmental sciences....
16 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Rock Lobsters Bounce Back
AUSTRALIA - ​A tagging study by Fisheries scientists has indicated the highest numbers of western rock lobsters along the west coast in decades....
09 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Hi-Tech Test to Find Elusive Sawfish
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from James Cook University and Charles Darwin University are using the cutting-edge eDNA (environmental DNA) technique to look for the critically...
11 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aquaculture Breakthrough to Transform Sustainable Lobster Production
AUSTRALIA - In a world-leading breakthrough for aquaculture, researchers at the University of Tasmania, have developed a unique aquaculture system that makes it...
22 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia's Export Earnings for Fisheries Products Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to increase to $58.4 billion in 2016-17, according to the latest analysis released in the Agricultural...
09 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Proposed Zoning Changes to Boost Aquaculture in Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - The Spencer Gulf region is to get an economic boost if proposed changes to aquaculture zoning near Wallaroo which allow for finfish, sea urchins, sea...
01 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aquaculture Project Helps Strike Balance Between Environment and Growth
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government's new red tape 'flying squad' has already identified areas to streamline approvals and provide greater certainty for...
 
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