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09 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Netuno Internacional Becomes First Brazilian Farm to Gain ASC Certification
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed Netuno Internacional, the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification. ...
10 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Future Growth of Brazil's Aquaculture Sector Should Include IMTA
BRAZIL - Despite an economic crisis, Brazil's aquaculture sector has contined to grow at a fast rate of 8-10 per cent each year and with more than 8 million km of...
28 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Scientists Discover New Reef System at Mouth of Amazon River
BRAZIL - A new reef system has been found at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world....
18 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Nutriad Hosts Technical Symposium Brazil
BRAZIL - On March 30th Nutriad organized its third annual Technical Symposium in Florianopolis (SC, Brazil). At the event Nutriad experts and external speakers introduced...
14 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Latin American Fish Species Identified
BRAZIL - Unidentified since its discovery in 2007, a large fish species from Amazonia has failed to give out enough information about itself, leaving only insufficient...
23 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Fights Fish Fraud in Run-Up to Easter
BRAZIL - Federal inspection agents from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) made an inspection of commercially sold fish in several Brazilian...
13 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Amazonian Catfishes Form a New Genus
BRAZIL - Being close relatives within the same genus, eight catfishes showed enough external differences, such as characteristic elongated mouths, hinting to their...
20 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazilian Shrimp Producer Awarded Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award
BRAZIL - Brazil’s Camanor Produtos Marinhos Ltda. has won this year’s Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award from the Global...
25 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazilian Minister Launches Ambitious Aquaculture Plan
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA), Helder Barbalho, has launched the Development Plan for the Brazilian Aquaculture 2015/2020 (PDA)....
03 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Reducing Fish Production Costs a Priority for Brazilian Ministers
BRAZIL - The Brazilian minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Helder Barbalho, said recently that the reduction of the fishing industry's production cost is one...
01 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Announces Aquaculture Development Plan
BRAZIL - A Brazilian official presented the government's new Aquaculture Development Plan at a recent meeting in Brasilia....
08 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Huge Increase Expected in Brazil's Fish Consumption
BRAZIL - Driven by increasing incomes, urbanization, expansion of fish production and improved distribution channels, world per capita apparent fish consumption...
28 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Invasive Lionfish Reaches Brazil
BRAZIL - An invasive lionfish has been caught off the coast of Brazil, indicating that these fish have now spread beyond the Caribbean and could threaten coral reefs...
17 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Aims to Quadruple Aquaculture Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) aims to raise Brazil to fifth place in the world ranking of aquaculture production....
09 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Resumes Vietnamese Seafood Imports
BRAZIL - Brazil has resumed seafood imports from Viet Nam....
18 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil ASC Supports Development of Sustainable Brazilian Aquaculture
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has launched a new film to help transform aquaculture in the State of Rio de Janeiro....
07 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister,...
05 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Supplies Further Funding to FAO Fisheries Projects
BRAZIL - Brazil has added $17 million in funding to projects undertaken in its ongoing partnership with FAO, highlighting the Latin American country's role as a...
25 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil MSD Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Congress in Brazil
BRAZIL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) will hold a High Quality Tilapia Congress in São José do Rio Preto in...
11 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil McDonald’s Extends Sustainable Seafood to Brazil
BRAZIL - From November 2014, all boxes of McFish served in McDonald’s restaurants in Brazil will be sustainably certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)....
23 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Promoting Better Welfare of Pacamã Through Tank Colour
BRAZIL - The pacamã (Lophiosilurus alexandri) fish is a carnivorous fresh water fish of importance to Brazil which lives the sediments and rocks or the river bed,...
07 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Fishermen Signup to Cheaper Diesel Programme Extended
BRAZIL - Due to the large number of fishermen interested in joining the cheaper diesel programme, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has decided to extend...
20 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil and Norway Expand Cooperation in Aquaculture Development
BRAZIL - Brazil and Norway have continued the identification of areas for Technical Bilateral cooperation in order to develop and improve aquaculture in both countries....
15 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Giant Amazon Fish Becoming Extinct in Many Fishing Communities
BRAZIL - An international team of scientists have discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some local fishing...
30 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Government Renews Agreement for Fish Trade
BRAZIL - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Neri Geller, and the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA), Eduardo Lopes, have signed an...
03 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many...
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Aquaculture Development Opens Up Fish Export Markets For Brazil
BRAZIL - To celebrate the Day of the Fisherman on 29 June, the fisheries minister officially opened a fish feed mill in Rio Branco in the state of Acre in the north-west...
19 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Amazon Survey Investigates Fish and Communities in Region Targeted for Hydropower Development
BRAZIL - WWF has launched a 12-day survey of Brazil’s Juruena River focusing on migratory fish species and how communities near the river use its resources. The...
25 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Single Health Certificate to Control Importation of Fish
BRAZIL - In order to develop a single model health certificate for imports of fishery products, the Department of Inspection of Products of Animal Origin (DIPOA)...
24 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Electric Fish Genus and Species Discovered in Brazil
BRAZIL - Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Brazil, this week report that they have...
 
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