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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....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Links Fish Brain Size to Parental Duties
CANADA - Male stickleback fish that protect their young have bigger brains than counterparts that don’t care for offspring, finds a new University of British Columbia...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Returns for Frazer River Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - Returns were fairly strong for the Frazer river sockeye salmon run which opened for three hours last week, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Invests $24,500 in Lobster Quality Assurance Booklet
CANADA - With financing from the Provincial Government, a booklet will be developed by the Seafood Processors of Newfoundland and Labrador to provide the lobster...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Harper Government Invests $2.5 Million to Maintain Three Harbours
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Confirms Piscine Reovirus Common and Harmless Virus in BC Fish
CANADA - A new study, published last month in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Fish Diseases, reports on extensive fish virus research and confirms that...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Record Second Quarter Sales for Clearwater Seafoods
CANADA - Clearwater has reported sales of $113.4 million and adjusted EBITDA of $20.3 million for the second quarter of 2014 versus 2013 comparative figures of $95.4...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Handling Guideline Booklet to Benefit the Shrimp Industry
CANADA - Operators in the provincial shrimp sector will be better positioned to pursue best practices with the introduction of a new booklet supported by the Provincial...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Pink Salmon Run in British Columbia
CANADA - Pink salmon numbers are higher than expected this year and sockeye production has doubled to 19,000 tons, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fishermen Hold Successful Policy Forum Summit with Fisheries and Oceans
CANADA - Canada’s independent fishermen opened the door on a new relationship with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans last week when they gathered in Halifax...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Codroy Seafoods to Enhance Lobster Operations with $100,000 Grant
CANADA - A new cooling system supported by the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme will help Codroy Seafoods increase...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Considering Regional Two Cent Lobster Levy
CANADA - Nova Scotia is committed to a provincewide lobster levy to promote generic marketing and is also considering a quality pilot project in one region, supported...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Raspberry Point Oyster Expands Facilities to Meet International Demand
CANADA - The government has announced a combined investment of C$205,000 for Raspberry Point Oyster Co in order for the company to improve its technology and trade....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland Aquaculture Statistics Now Available
CANADA - Key provincial aquaculture statistics which include production volumes, employment numbers, and inspection information are now available on a new page of...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Federal Stance on Northern Shrimp Allocations Threatens Provincial Economy
CANADA - The Federal Government’s unwillingness to consider alternatives to its “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy continues to threaten the economic well-being...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is better positioned to support the finfish and shellfish sectors as a result of over C$25,000...
Friday, July 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Stops ASC Assessment After Dead Sealions Found Under Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has withdrawn from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification process after the accidental drowning of six California...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Scientists Find Atlantic Salmon Can Adapt to Warmer Waters
CANADA - A group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered that Atlantic salmon have the capacity to adjust to warmer...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Advancing the Canadian Fishing Industry Through Research
CANADA - Studying the approaches used in Norway and Iceland to generate maximum returns from cod and other groundfish resources was the primary focus for Keith Hutchings,...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Freshwater Fishery in Western Hemisphere Certified as Sustainable
CANADA - The Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike gillnet commercial fishery in Manitoba, Canada, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia's Salmon Farmers Welcome New Regulations
CANADA - Minister Gail Shea of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced new national Aquaculture Activities Regulations, which she says will modernise...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Makes Changes to Increase Sustainable Aquaculture
CANADA - The Canadian Government is to take extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada, while protecting the environment....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Upper North Shore Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, has closed off the Upper North Shore for shellfish harvesting because of toxicity....
 
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