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Monday, December 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Overhaul of Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulations Needed, says New Report
CANADA - After slow growth of the aquaculture sector in 2013, a review of Novia Scotia's regulatory framework took place. The concluding report suggests that a complete...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government to Set Up Wild Salmon Decline Committee
CANADA - The federal government is to set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Research to Investigate Wild, Farmed Salmon Interaction
CANADA - The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association is putting C$1.5 million over the next five years into a series of research projects on how wild and farm-raised...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Icewater Seafoods to Enhance Cod Processing with Grant
CANADA - Icewater Seafoods Inc., a processing company based in Arnold’s Cove that specialises in cod and groundfish products, will receive C$200,000 from the Provincial...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Harvest Salmon Obtains Four-Star BAP Status
CANADA - Canada’s Northern Harvest Sea Farms Group is the world’s first salmon company to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, denoting...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Rebuilding Plan Developed for Newfoundland Atlantic Cod Stocks
CANADA - The Government of Canada and its partners from the fishing industry have developed a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Prince Edward Island Lobster Trap Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Prince Edward Island (PEI) lobster trap fishery has been certified sustainable and well-managed by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Organic Mussel Farmers Receive Funding to Help Maintain Certifications
CANADA - Mussel farmers will continue to promote their sustainable and environmentally-responsible approach to aquaculture with support from the Provincial Government....
Friday, November 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Recycling Company Fined for Fisheries Act Violation
CANADA - Last week, Sinopec Daylight Energy Ltd., a division of the Sinopec Group, was ordered to pay C$200,000 after pleading guilty to one count under the Fisheries...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Intensive Study Finds British Columbia Salmon, Trout Free of ISA
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive study of wild and enhanced anadromous salmonid in British Columbia (BC) and...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Q3 2014 Sales Increase for High Liner Foods
CANADA - High Liner Foods reported an increase in sales in the third quarter of 2014 by $30.1 million, or 13.9 per cent, to $246.6 million compared to $216.5 million...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Monterey Bay Aquarium Designation A Great Achievement for Land-Based Salmon
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to learn that three land based, closed-containment salmon farming operations have received a top sustainability...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Helps Fund Advanced Halibut Tagging
With support of the Provincial Government, the Fish Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW) and the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at the Fisheries and Marine...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada's First Herring Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has achieved MSC certification, becoming the first herring fishery in...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Grant Promotes Canadian Aquaculture Products at Home and Abroad
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) will engage in an ambitious promotional campaign with assistance from the Provincial Government’s...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Biodroga Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
CANADA - Omega 3 fish oil supplements distributed by Canadian company Biodroga Inc. are now carrying Friend of the Sea seal of approval, following a successful audit....
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Provides C$34.2 Million to Renew Salmonid Enhancement Programme Infrastructure
CANADA - The Government of Canada is providing C$34.2 million over five years to upgrade and renew salmon hatcheries and spawning channels operated by the federal...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Urges Responsible Use of Antibiotics During Animal Health Week
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) are recognising Animal Health Week by drawing attention...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Harmful Algal Bloom Causes Big Losses at Marine Harvest Salmon Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is estimating a loss of up to 280,000 fish of an average weight of 4.1 kilograms due to a harmful plankton bloom at Marsh Bay...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Makkovik Fish Plant Explores Upgrades with Government Support
CANADA - The Torngat Fish Producers Cooperative Society Limited (Torngat Fish Co-op) will seek ways to increase efficiency and output at its crab and turbot plant...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods to Join S&P/TSX SmallCap Index
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated will be added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index, effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 19, 2014. ...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Increasing Opportunities for the Canadian Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, along with James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, held a roundtable on the proposed...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Seafood Products Promoted in Korea
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, recently met with her South Korean counterpart to advance bilateral fisheries relations....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Lights Seafood to Research New Scallop Product
CANADA - Northern Lights Seafood will explore the viability of producing a new seafood product with support from the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Measures Promote Increased Sales Opportunities for Cod Harvesters
CANADA - A number of new measures have been set up to provide cod harvesters more opportunity to sell their catch and to promote increased use of available quota....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Herring Gillnet Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Gulf Nova Scotia Herring Federation, comprised of incorporated inshore fish harvester organisations based in Gulf Nova Scotia, southwestern Cape Breton...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Invests in Technology to Advance the Mussel Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Walking Fish Reveal Evolutionary Secrets
CANADA - About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Forced to ‘Sprint’ Less Likely to Survive Migration
CANADA - Sockeye salmon that sprint to spawning grounds through fast-moving waters may be at risk, suggests new research by University of British Columbia scientists....
 
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