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23 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Herbicide Runoff Reduced to Great Barrier Reef
AUSTRALIA - An innovative new approach to sugarcane plantation weed management trialled in select Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments has shown a 90 per cent reduction...
22 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Intercepts Four Illegal Fishing Vessels
AUSTRALIA - HMAS Wollongong, together with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS),...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fishermen Warned of Harmful Algal Bloom
AUSTRALIA - A toxic algal bloom, produces diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxins, has been detected in the waters of Ballina Beach....
17 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Pipi Industry’s High Hopes for the Future
AUSTRALIA - The Pipi (Goolwa cockle) industry’s future is bright following the receipt of scientific advice on the health of the resource....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Unsustainable Sea Cucumber Fishing Damaging Great Barrier Reef
AUSTRALIA - Sea cucumber fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park shows worrying signs of being unsustainable. Many species being targeted are endangered and...
15 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Plan for Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery
AUSTRALIA - The management plan for the South Australian Commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery has been finalised, providing clear guidelines to ensure the ecologically...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Cutting Red Tape to Boost Queensland Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA - Regulatory reform to promote the growth of Queensland’s aquaculture industry will be the focus of a public inquiry by the Queensland Competition Authority...
07 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Management Plan for Australia's Rock Lobster Fishery Finalised
AUSTRALIA - The five-year management plan for the Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery has been finalised, providing clear guidelines to ensure the ecologically sustainable...
03 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Appointments to Australia's Fisheries Council
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Gail Gago has welcomed three new appointments to the Fisheries Council of South Australia....
02 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Centre Secures Investor
AUSTRALIA - The Cairns Northern Fisheries Centre will continue to supply tropical marine finfish to the commercial market following the successful signing of a long-term...
01 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tropical Rocklobster Fishing Season to Close Soon
AUSTRALIA - All species of tropical rocklobster will be off limits to fishers from midnight 1 October 2013 until midnight 31 January 2014, in Queensland tidal waters....
30 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Export Extension to Benefit Australia's Abalone Industry
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s abalone industry is set to benefit from a five-year extension to the fishery’s export approval....
27 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia What Will Australia's New Government Bring to the Fisheries Sector?
ANALYSIS - As the Liberal Party takes over running the country, new Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirms his support to creating a more sustainable and competitive...
24 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia and Indonesia Cooperate on Illegal Fishing
AUSTRALIA and INDONESIA - Illegal fishing has been the focus of a combined Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian armed forces operation, concluding in Kupang,...
23 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Orange Roughy Population Decline Led to More Reproduction
AUSTRALIA - A scientific paper (Pitman, Haddy and Kloser) has been released assessing the impact of commercial fishing on the reproductive capacity (fecundity) of...
20 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Fisheries Management Authority Tackles Illegal Fishers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has executed sixteen search warrants in and around Greenwell Point on the New South Wales South...
12 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Aquaculture Short Course Offers Advice on Aquaponics, RAS
AUSTRALIA - People wanting to learn more about one the world’s fastest growing industries are encouraged to attend the Recirculating Aquaculture and Aquaponics...
11 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia How are Oceanographic Influences Effecting Scallop Fisheries?
AUSTRALIA - A new study is looking at the effects of ocean conditions on Queensland scallop and reef fish populations....
09 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Prawn Crews Collect Critical Data
AUSTRALIA - Crews in the northern prawn fishery had more on their minds than how many prawns they were going to catch when they returned to the Gulf last week....
06 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Research Expanding Knowledge on Giant Australian Cuttlefish
AUSTRALIA - A suite of research projects are helping to shed light on the reasons for and ways to combat the Giant Australian Cuttlefish population’s decline in...
05 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Garlic in Fish Diets Keeps Fanged Parasites Away
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from James Cook University have found that garlic as a fish dietary supplement has been shown to keep fanged parasites at bay....
02 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fingerlings Flourish Thanks to Fresh Farming Practices
AUSTRALIA - Simple but effective sustainable farming practices are helping to make a big difference for an important fish breeding area near the picturesque coastal...
29 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rock Lobster Congress to hit Sydney
AUSTRALIA - Lobster stakeholders and industry specialists from across Australia and New Zealand will converge on Sydney for the 8th Trans Tasman Rock Lobster Congress...
28 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Murray Cod and Crayfish Season Closes 1 September
AUSTRALIA - Department of Primary Industries Fisheries Compliance Director, Glenn Tritton, has reminded fishers that the seasons for Murray cod and Murray crayfish...
21 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Big Australian Supermarkets Commit to Sustainable Seafood
AUSTRALIA - Two of Australia's biggest supermarkets have stated that by 2015, they will be committing to sustainably caught fish....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia South East Trawl Fish Found to have Low Carbon Footprint
AUSTRALIA - The concept of sustainability in seafood generally relates to issues such as overfishing, by-catch and impacts on marine habitats. Researchers at the...
20 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Era of Marine Research in the Great Australian Bight
AUSTRALIA - Respected South Australian marine scientist Associate Professor Tim Ward has been appointed to lead a four-year A$20 million research program on the...
14 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Lamprey Fish Still Parched Following Drought
AUSTRALIA - The Lamprey fish has no jaw, a sucker-like mouth and it swims between the estuary of the Coorong and the fresh water of the lower Murray to complete...
09 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia’s First Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
AUSTRALIA - Tassal Group Ltd.’s Dover, Tasmania, salmon processing plant is Australia’s first processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification...
08 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Coalition Delivers New Fisheries Advisory Council
AUSTRALIA - A new Fisheries Advisory Council has been announced today by the Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh....
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