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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....
11 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Home to World's First ASC Abalone
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, Jade Tiger Abalone's Indented Head abalone farm has been recognized for environmental and social responsibility by the Aquaculture...
02 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Seeking Investment, Applications for New Aquaculture Zone
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Fisheries is now welcoming applications for aquaculture licenses in the Kimberley Aquaculture Development Zone. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Western Australia Commits to Aquaculture Certification
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australia Government is working with the aquaculture industry to promote growth, sustainability and profitability as world demand for farmed...
29 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Legislative Loophole Costs Australian Seafood Industry Millions
AUSTRALIA - A legislative loophole is costing the Australian seafood industry millions in lost revenue from the lucrative restaurant and food service sector, the...
26 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia's Largest Finfish Trawl Fishery Improves its Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Seabirds, seals and overfished species like eastern gemfish will be better protected thanks to a new project that aims to minimise the environmental...
22 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Coles Delis Commit to Sustainable, Traceable Seafood
AUSTRALIA - Coles has become the first major supermarket in Australia to offer its customers certified sustainable and traceable seafood in their delis....
30 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fish Look After Their Mates
AUSTRALIA - When it comes to helping each other out, it turns out that some fish are better at it than previously thought....
29 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Cuttlefish Numbers Rise Again
AUSTRALIA - There has been another increase in Giant Australian Cuttlefish numbers - the second annual consecutive rise in the species population....
22 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Feedback Opens on Proposed Permit to Harvest Seaweed
AUSTRALIA - PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is inviting feedback on an application for a proposed Exploratory Fishing Permit to collect beachcast seaweed....
21 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Plan to Ensures Australian Fisheries Remain World's Best Managed
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, has launched the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation’s...
18 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia WWF Report Ignores Fisheries Success Stories
AUSTRALIA - The WWF’s Living Blue Planet report is the latest anti-fishing industry propaganda that more resembles a marketing pamphlet than a serious fisheries...
17 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fishing Industry Growth to Continue
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s fishing and forestry industries continue to recover under a Coalition government and have seen continued growth over the past three years,...
15 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rare Fish Disease Found in Macquarie Harbour Farmed Salmon
AUSTRALIA - A rare chronic disease called mycobacteriosis that can cause mortality in fish, has been found in farmed salmon in Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania's west...
09 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Oyster Breeding Wins Research Award
AUSTRALIA - Years of oyster breeding research by Select Oyster Company farmers has culminated in a disease control breakthrough and national recognition from the...
03 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Blue Grenadier Fishing Recognised for Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, welcomed the announcement that the winter blue grenadier fishery has...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Scientists Find Temperature Acclimation Genes in Fish
AUSTRALIA - In a world first study, researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University have unlocked the genetic...
02 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Walker Seafoods Rewarded for Focus on Tuna Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - Family business Walker Seafoods has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its catch of yellowfin tuna, albacore tuna and swordfish....
28 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Could We Soon be Wearing Sustainable Pearls?
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, Australian Pearl Producers Association (PPA) have entered the Australia pearl oyster fishery to be assessed against the MSC’s standard...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Asia Food Giant to Set Up Processing Plant in Adelaide
AUSTRALIA - Thai food and farming business CP Group has signed an agreement to set up a new processing plant in South Australia....
25 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Students Recognised for Innovative Seal Catch Reduction Designs
AUSTRALIA - Future fisheries managers from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) have been recognised for their innovative...
24 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Queensland to Introduce Net-Free Fishing Zones
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Government is aiming to deliver on its election commitment by moving ahead on the implementation of three net-free fishing zones in Queensland...
17 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Minister Applauds Shining Stars in Seafood
AUSTRALIA - A total of 11 winners will now represent Western Australia at the Australian Seafood Industry Awards....
14 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fisheries to Play Key Role in Australia’s ‘Blue Economy’
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has welcomed the launch of the National Marine Science Plan which focuses...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fish go Deep to Beat the Heat
AUSTRALIA - A James Cook University study shows that some fish retreat into deeper water to escape the heat. This finding throws light on what to expect if predictions...
 
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