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09 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Losses mount for GM salmon firm
AquaBounty, the biotechnology company known for its GM AquaAdvantage salmon strain, has posted losses of just over $2 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared...
08 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Frozen rockfish in short supply
Poor weather conditions and a strong fresh market have kept frozen rockfish inventories bare, leading up to the busy summer season, according to Kyla Ganton, in...
27 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Camelina oil gains Canadian approval for use in salmon feed
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has approved the use of mechanically-extracted camelina oil as a feed ingredient for farmed salmon and trout....
21 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Chance to sign up for salmon farm tours
Members of the public are being encouraged to sign up for tours of salmon farms which are being offered by members of the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) this...
18 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Pacific cleanerfish project proves its worth
Following the successful deployment of a number of species – notably lumpsuckers and ballan wrasse – as cleanerfish in salmon cages in the eastern Atlantic,...
13 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Award for organic salmon supremo
The General Manager of BC-based Creative Salmon, Tim Rundle, recently scooped the Organic Champion of the Year prize at the inaugural Canadian Organic Trade Association’s...
07 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Hope for ocean seeding breakthrough
The practice of ocean seeding could help regenerate fish stocks and fisheries on an unprecedented scale, as Michael Riedijk, President of Vancouver-based Oceaneos...
31 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New chief at Cermaq Canada
David Kiemele has been appointed as the new MD of Cermaq Canada, after 17 years in the salmon farming industry, and is due to take up his new position on 29 April....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Boost for Pacific cleanerfish project
A project to research the potential of using kelp perch and pile perch to pick sea lice off farmed Atlantic salmon is one of three to land funding from British Columbia’s...
15 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fresh threat for BC salmon
Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) has been discovered at an Atlantic salmon farm in BC for the first time, a finding that has raised alarm bells for...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Export record for BC-raised salmon
Global sales of fresh BC farm-raised salmon reached a record $745 million CAD in 2016....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada LeBlanc cheque for Atlantic seafood sector
Funding worth $325 million for the fisheries and seafood sectors on Canada’s east coast has been announced by the Canada’s Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc,...
09 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Reports Positive Outlook for 2017
CANADA - 2016 will be recorded as the seventh consecutive year of record top and bottom line results for Clearwater, according to Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater, after...
07 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Federation Urges Court to Send C$250M Aquaculture Project Back to Square One
CANADA - A quarter-billion-dollar aquaculture project in Placentia Bay is facing another legal challenge — one that could send it back to square one....
01 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Completes Purchase of Farming Assets on East Coast
CANADA - The Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick has approved Marine Harvest as the purchaser of the assets owned by the Gray Aqua Group of Companies....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Shelburne County Fish Farm Reports Storm Damage
CANADA - The Canadian Government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier...
17 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest to Start Value-added Production in BC
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Enterra Receives Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Enterra Feed Corporation has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed...
15 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Increases Investment in Market Leading Arctic Surf Clam Fishery
CANADA - Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods Inc. has announced that more than C$5 million in new investments in Clearwater's market-leading Arctic surf clam fishery....
03 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Invests in Quebec Fishing, Aquaculture Industries
CANADA - The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible...
01 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Prudent Antibiotic Use in Canadian Feed Applications
CANADA - Today we face an onslaught of articles and directives that deal with the use of antibiotics in a myriad of feed and water applications. This is in addition...
24 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Probiotics Enhancing Gut Performance
CANADA - Remarks by Daniel Merrifield, Plymouth University, United Kingdom, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
23 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mycotoxin Testing – From Multi-Toxin Analysis to Metabolomics
CANADA - Remarks by Rudolf Krska, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
20 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sustainable Shrimp Farming: High Density, Biofloc-Dominated, No-Water-Exchange Systems
CANADA - Remarks by Tzachi Samocha, Marine Solutions & Feed Technology, USA, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
19 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Addressing the Challenges of Shrimp Nutrition
CANADA - Remarks by Alberto Nunes, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
18 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mycotoxins in Aquaculture: Occurrence and Significance
CANADA - Remarks by Rui Alexandre Goncalves, BIOMIN Holding, Austria, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
16 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Disease Threats in Shrimp Farming: Causes and Possible Solutions
CANADA - Remarks by Matthew Briggs, Ridley AgriProducts Pty., Australia, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
12 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ocean Foods Ecosystems for Planetary Survival in the Anthropocene
CANADA - Remarks by Barry A. Costa-Pierce, University of New England, USA, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
11 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Bringing Science to the Field: Innovative Molecular Tools for the Benefit of Farmers
CANADA - Remarks by Simon MacKenzie, Stirling University, United Kingdom, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Wastewater Treatment Upgrades Result in Major Reduction of Intersex Fish
CANADA - Upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant along Ontario's Grand River led to a 70 per cent drop in fish that have both male and female characteristics within...
 
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