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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...
11 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Illegal Fishing Operation Fined After Crew Detained in Malaysia
AUSTRALIA - The crew of the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessel Perlon has been convicted of offences under the Malaysian Fisheries Act....
07 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ownership and Management Decisions Made on Torres Strait Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) held its 24th meeting on Thursday Island to discuss the management of fisheries in the Torres Strait. Decisions...
05 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Paves Way for Aquaculture Development in Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government has committed to working with industry to build a brighter future for aquaculture in Western Australia....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Safeguarding the Future of Torres Strait Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - The Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA), responsible for the management of commercial and traditional fishing in the Australian area of the Torres...
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...
 
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