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04 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Food Certification International to Undertake Multi-Species Fishery Pre-Assessments in Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - Food Certification International (FCI) has been appointed by the State Government of Western Australia to undertake the first of four multi-species pre-assessments...
02 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia More Sustainable Seafood for Aussie Consumers
AUSTRALIA - Increasing productivity of wild fish stocks has allowed AFMA to increase the sustainable seafood harvest catch limits for a number of key species in...
28 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Hop to it – Eat Aussie Seafood this Easter
AUSTRALIA - AFMA is encouraging people to support local fishers and buy Australian seafood this Easter long weekend....
22 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia's Fisheries Management Boosted by Root, Branch Review
AUSTRALIA - The Gillard Government has released the first root and branch review into Australia’s fisheries in two decades, the ‘Review of Commonwealth Fisheries:...
21 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia A$3.6 million for Clean Seas Tuna Kingfish Production Expansion
AUSTRALIA - Following Clean Seas Tuna's announcement of a halt in its trading of its ordinary shares, the company is now offering share holders the chance to buy...
20 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aussie Seafood the Best Bet for Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - For sustainable seafood, think Australian. That’s the message the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) had for seafood lovers on Sustainable...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia A New Approach to Marine Estate Management
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson and Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker have announced decisions around the management of the...
06 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia's Total, Export Earnings Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The latest forecasts from ABARES indicate rising output in both the crop and livestock sectors in 2013-2014. Exports earnings are expected to rise for...
27 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia So Many Fish, One Great Map
AUSTRALIA - From identifying what's on the end of your fishing line, to finding out which fishes occur in your local waters, FishMap has the answers....
26 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Marine Park Plans Require Proper Consultation
AUSTRALIA - The South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) is urging Minister Burke to engage in some genuine face-to-face consultation on the issue...
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...
25 February 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....
22 February 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. ...
21 February 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....
20 February 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...
19 February 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...
13 February 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...
08 February 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...
05 February 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...
04 February 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....
01 February 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...
29 January 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...
25 January 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...
15 January 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....
14 January 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...
09 January 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...
27 December 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...
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