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19 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Garfish Fishery Closure Hopes to Recover Stocks
AUSTRALIA - Seasonal closures to commercial Garfish fishing in South Australia came into force at noon on 16 May, in a move to promote the recovery of Southern Garfish...
14 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
01 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Association Opposed to Fishermen Tax Increases
AUSTRALIA - The Commonwealth Fisheries Association (CFA) is strongly opposed to any suggestion of tax increases for professional fishers as rumoured to be proposed...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia The FAKE FLAKE, is Now Fished Out
AUSTRALIA - One of the great Australian traditions has been under threat – the beloved Friday night Fish'n'Chips. But now, THE FAKE FLAKE, is fished out....
23 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Commercial Catches set for Victoria Abalone and Ocean Scallops
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Environment and Primary Industries has set the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) for abalone and ocean scallops for the 2014-15...
22 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia CleanSeas Tuna Expected to Turn a Profit Sooner Than Expected
AUSTRALIA - Port Lincoln fish farmer Cleanseas Tuna is ahead of schedule and expects to turn a maiden operating profit this financial year as production and sales...
18 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Bizarre Parasite May Provide Cuttlefish Clues
AUSTRALIA - University of Adelaide research into parasites of cuttlefish, squid and octopus has uncovered details of the parasites' astonishing life cycles, and...
15 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Illegal Fishing Clammed Shut
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has seized four illegal boats carrying hundreds of illegally-harvested giant clams and sea cucumbers...
11 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tasmanian Salmon Achieves Gold Standard in Sustainable Salmon
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - WWF has congratulated Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal and its staff for becoming the first Australian producer of farmed seafood to achieve...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Have Your Say on New South Wales Commercial Fisheries Reform
AUSTRALIA - Commercial fishers and other stakeholders are now encouraged to provide feedback as part of the reform programme for New South Wales commercial fishing,...
10 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Species of Crayfish Discovered in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Hidden in one of Australia's most developed and fastest growing areas lives one of the world's smallest freshwater crayfish species. Robert B McCormack...
09 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Delivering for Torres Strait Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - A meeting of the Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) which oversees commercial and traditional fishing in the Torres Strait will be held today (Wednesday...
07 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Good Western Australia Lobster Season Predicted
AUSTRALIA - There should be better times ahead for Western Australia’s world-renowned rock lobster industry after the most promising results from an assessment...
31 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Deadline for Australia BAP Auditor Course Approaching
AUSTRALIA - New auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry observers are invited to...
27 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Management Review Moves Ahead
AUSTRALIA - The Government has taken the next step in its bold plan to modernise fishing management in Queensland with the release of the fisheries management review...
24 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Algal Bloom Kills Fish, Shellfish in South Australia
AUSTRALIA - A naturally occurring algal bloom has formed near Coffin Bay on the West Coast of South Australia, resulting in localised fish and shellfish deaths,...
21 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia's First Tuna Fisheries Seek Sustainable MSC Approval
AUSTRALIA - Australian fisheries are stepping up to the world stage this Sustainable Seafood Day, Friday 21 of March. Walker Seafoods Australia of the Eastern Tuna...
20 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Quotas Increased for Australia's Scalefish and Shark Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - Quotas for the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery's (SESSF) 2014/15 fishing year commencing on May 1 have been announced. Quotas increased...
10 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ministerial Fisheries Advisory Council Appointed
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has announced the appointment of members to the Ministerial Fisheries Advisory Council...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Can the Herpes Virus be Used to Control Carp?
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Australia hope to use the herpes virus to try and wipe out invasive carp that are devastating Murray Darling waterways from Queensland...
27 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia CSIRO to Work with CO2 Group on Aquaculture Research
AUSTRALIA - CO2 Group's Western Australia Resources Limited (WARL) has entered into a relationship agreement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ocean Abalone Australia Bought Out of Receivership
AUSTRALIA - Ocean Abalone Australia has been bought out of receivership, and its management is hopeful the operation will have a fruitful future....
20 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia What is Needed to Make Marine Parks Effective?
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - University of Tasmania researchers have announced the results of the largest study so far undertaken of the effectiveness of marine parks designed...
18 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tagged Prawns Assist Fishery Management
AUSTRALIA - The Spencer Gulf prawn fishing industry and State Government researchers are collaborating on a prawn tagging study to improve understanding of growth...
13 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fish Living Near Equator 'Will Not Thrive' in Warmer Oceans
AUSTRALIA - According to an international team of researchers, the rapid pace of climate change is threatening the future presence of fish near the equator....
11 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Agriculture Takes Centre Stage at Upcoming Australian Conference
AUSTRALIA - Final preparations are underway for ABARES Outlook 2014, Australia’s premier agricultural conference, which will be held in Canberra on 4 and 5 March...
07 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Provides Boost to Tasmanian Aquaculture
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government will boost the Tasmanian aquaculture industry through the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Plan....
28 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Jump on the Legal Life Raft with Aquarius Lawyers
AUSTRALIA - Do not drown in the sea of sustainability regulations and laws instead use a life raft and engage an expert in the area....
27 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Funding for 30 Fish Habitat Projects Announced
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Londonderry, Bart Bassett, have announced the allocation of A$570,000...
22 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Whaler Shark Study to Help Inform Management Arrangements
AUSTRALIA - A study investigating ways to reduce unwanted catch and any environmental impacts of the large shark fishery in New South Wales is continuing with a...
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