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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Commercial Fishers are Good Sports about Game Fishing
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is working with commercial tuna fishers to ensure that recreational and commercial fishing can occur...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Salt-tolerant Plant Could Benefit Aquaculture and Agriculture
AUSTRALIA - Murdoch University researchers are leading a project to develop a salt-tolerant perennial crop capable of filtering fish farm waste water while providing...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Positive Kingfish Outlook for Clean Seas Tuna
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna Ltd hasy announced a statutory loss of $34.109 million for the six months ended 31 December 2012....
Friday, February 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Breakthrough in Amoebic Gill Disease
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the University of Tasmania have discovered that wild fish are resistant to Amoebic Gill Disease. ...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia What's up with Seafood Prices?
AUSTRALIA - The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) has reported that Chanel 9’s A Current Affair aired a segment on seafood prices recently....
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aquaculture Zone Lures Commercial Interest
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Fisheries says there is significant commercial interest in a mid-west aquaculture zone that is currently being established off the...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Public Comment Sought on Snapper Closure Areas
AUSTRALIA - After targeted initial consultation, and in a move to further safeguard Snapper stocks, PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture has released a proposal to introduce...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aquaculture Expanding in Line with the Importance of Sustainable Fishing
AUSTRALIA - Australia's Aquaculture industry has prospered over the past few years as it presents the most viable solution to the ongoing decline in global and domestic...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Hook, Lion and Sinker: Gillnet Closures Save Sea Lion Colonies
AUSTRALIA - Additional fishery closures put in place a year ago to protect sea lions have been highly successful, with no sea lions caught in gillnets since the...
Friday, February 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Scientists Use 3D Printing to Track Big Fish
AUSTRALIA - CSIRO scientists are using 3D printing to build a new generation of hi-tech fish tags made of titanium. The aim is to use the tags to track big fish...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Kimberley Aquaculture Zone Plans Close to Finalisation
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Fisheries is close to finalising plans for a Kimberley aquaculture zone, which it is hoped will expand the fledgling industry in Western...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia AFMA Aims to Take Out Big Fish
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is continuing its tough stance on enforcing commercial fishing regulations and in a report released...
Monday, February 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Profits Continue to Grow for Clean Seas Tuna
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna has reported in its December Quarter 2012 results that profits were up in December 2012....
Friday, February 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fish Kills Expected as Water Quality Declines in North Coast Rivers
AUSTRALIA - Receding flood waters and warm daytime temperatures in coming days are likely to have a significant impact on the health of the north coast rivers following...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Oyster Businesses to Receive Assistance Following Disease Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Primary Industries Minister Katrina Hodgkinson has announced an assistance package for Hawkesbury oyster businesses affected by an...
Friday, January 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Hawkesbury River Oysters Under the Microscope
AUSTRALIA - Testing by Department of Primary Industries (DPI) at the Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute has identified a disease associated with recent Pacific...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Lost Fishing Nets Threatening Marine Biodiversity
AUSTRALIA - CSIRO scientists are working with GhostNets Australia and Indigenous rangers to identify hotspots where lost fishing nets are threatening marine biodiversity....
Monday, January 14, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Plenty of Fish in the Sea, says Commonwealth Fisheries Report
AUSTRALIA - A recently released report shows that management of Commonwealth fisheries is achieving excellent results in ensuring a sustainable supply of Australian...
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Oyster Farms Damaged by Spreading Fires
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - Oyster farms in Tasmania's Tasman Peninsula have been hit hard by the recent wild fires. The region supports a significant shellfish industry...
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fisheries Officers Swoop on Alleged Lobster Traffickers
AUSTRALIA - Three men apprehended on the North Coast at Wooli on 22 December in possession of 120 kilograms of eastern rock lobster face serious charges for alleged...
Monday, December 24, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Clean Sea to Suspend Tuna Propagation Programme
AUSTRALIA - Although this season's trials by Clean Seas Tuna Limited saw early Southern Bluefin Tuna spawnings start in October 2012 as scheduled, the volume and...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Mud Crabs Make the Grade
AUSTRALIA - A new national system to grade live mud crabs will provide a consistent, practical scheme for industry and ensure better quality product for Australian...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Value of Aquaculture Continues to Grow
AUSTRALIA - Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences show that the value of aquaculture has increased by eight...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Cronulla Fisheries Decentralisation to Proceed
AUSTRALIA - The NSW Government will support or partially support ten of the 13 recommendations in the Select Committee’s report into the closure of the Cronulla...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia’s First Salmon Company Lands BAP Certification
AUSTRALIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance has applauded Tassal Group Ltd. for becoming Australia’s first salmon-farming company to attain Best Aquaculture Practices...
Monday, December 17, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia AFMA Keeps Fishing Fees Low
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has announced its 2012-13 levies for Commonwealth fishers, with an increase of only 1.7 per cent...
Friday, December 14, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Temporary Closure of the Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery
AUSTRALIA - The Gulf St Vincent Commercial Prawn Fishery will be temporarily closed, to allow for the economic and biological performance of the fishery to improve....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Snapper Season Open to All
AUSTRALIA - Fishers are reminded that the Snapper fishery opens to all sectors at mid-day on Saturday, 15 December....
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Strong Year Predicted for Farming and Exports
AUSTRALIA - Farm income is expected to remain strong but ease slightly through 2013 with the exports forecast for primary industries predicting a strong year, according...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fisheries Stocktake a Confidence Boost for Consumers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) says consumers can be confident in the sustainability of Australian seafood this Christmas. ...
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