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26 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Detects First Case of Whirling Disease
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park....
16 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sustainable Seafood to Become Easier to Identify for Chinese Shoppers
CHINA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Gfresh are to promote responsible aquaculture in China, giving Chinese shoppers the chance to source and identify sustainable...
15 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Vancouver University Selling Farmed Canned Sturgeon
CANADA - The International Centre for Sturgeon Studies (ICSS) has partnered with local retail shops and restaurants to offer canned cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh...
11 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Low-Powered LED Lights Can Improve Snow Crab Catchability
CANADA - The Atlantic Canada snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery may have started out as a bycatch fishery over 60 years ago, but today it has become the second...
10 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Results Suggest Positive Outlook for 2016
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has reported promising results for the second quarter of 2016 that should support a positive outlook for the year....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Delivers Update on Cohen Recommendations
CANADA - The Canadian government is moving forward with the recommendations in Justice Cohen’s 2012 final report from the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline...
03 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New WWF Report Reveals Small Fish in Big Trouble
CANADA - WWF-Canada is warning that forage fish are in trouble, following a new assessment of Canadian fisheries....
27 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Funding to Help Nova Scotia Shellfish Farming Expansion, Start-Up
CANADA - The government of Nova Scotia is offering funding through the Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board for those who would like to start, expand...
21 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Increased Temperatures, Poor Timed Management Lead to Sea Lice Epidemic
CANADA - A University of Toronto-led study has found that a combination of high ocean temperatures and poorly timed parasite management likely led to an epidemic...
15 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Investment to Move Industry Forward in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Government is investing $2.8 million in the aquaculture sector to create more jobs in Nova Scotia....
23 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Takes Action to Tackle Low Atlantic Salmon Returns
CANADA - Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has revealed Canada’s plans to help bring back wild Atlantic salmon on the...
20 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada NUTRIAD present at World Mycotoxin Forum
CANADA - International feed additives producer Nutriad was present in Winnipeg (Canada) where the 9th World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) combined with the 14th IUPAC, to...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Seafood Purchases Icicle Seafoods
CANADA - Cooke Seafood has now purchased Icicle Seafoods, Inc. This deal enhances the Cooke family’s investments in both the wild fishery and the aquaculture sectors,...
16 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Standards for Aquatic Animal Veterinary Clinics
CANADA - Government is working with the Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association to develop standards for certifying aquatic animal clinic facilities....
14 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Unusual HAB Increasing Mortality at Cermaq Canada Farm
CANADA - Cermaq has experienced increased mortality (up to 10 per cent) at two sites in the Tofino north area over the last few weeks due to the presence of algae...
07 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Restricting Illegal Fishing Boats' Access to Insurance May Help Stop Illegal Fishing
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia has found that rogue fishing vessels are able to secure insurance including those that have been flagged...
02 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Vancouver Court Hands Huge Fine to Seafood Retailer
CANADA - A major investigation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada into the illegal fishing and sale of crab and spot prawns in Vancouver has led to a significant fine...
23 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Potential HSMI Finding on Canadian Salmon Farm
CANADA - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers
CANADA - "The opportunity to bring researchers at the forefront of technology together with leading industry professionals in a scientific forum that stresses networking...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved in Canada
CANADA - Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption. ...
18 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Smolts Find Safety in Numbers
CANADA - Using tags surgically implanted into thousands of juvenile salmon, UBC researchers have discovered that many fish die within the first few days of migration...
17 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Research and Innovation Offers Hope for Wild Salmon
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has welcomed news from Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), that wild Atlantic salmon stand to benefit...
09 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia Doubles Farmed Salmon Exports to China
CANADA - British Columbia has set a new record for exports of farm-­raised salmon in 2015, and is on track to set new records in 2016 as well. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Stickleback Fish Adapt Vision in the Blink of an Eye
CANADA - Stickleback fish are able to adapt their vision to new environments in less than 10,000 years, a blink of the eye in evolutionary terms, according to new...
29 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Seafood Production Remains Stable
CANADA - Canada’s annual production of seafood has been relatively stable, averaging just over 1.0 million MT during the five year period from 2010 to 2014. This...
31 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon are Less Aggressive in Darker Coloured Tanks
CANADA - Coho salmon may be four times less aggressive in tanks with darker backgrounds than in tanks with light backgrounds, according to a study Leigh Gaffney...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Interim Quotas Nail in Coffin for Inshore Northern Shrimp Fishery
CANADA - Granting offshore trawlers in Shrimp Fishing Area (SFA) 6 an advance on next season’s quotas or interim quotas would undermine the full stock assessment...
23 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Canadian Atlantic Cod Fishery Certified MSC
CANADA - The Canada Newfoundland 3Ps cod fishery has become the country’s first Atlantic cod fishery to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
11 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Novia Scotia Seafood Looks Set to Double in a Decade
CANADA - The hard work of Nova Scotia's harvesters, buyers and exporters means that seafood exports are nearing their goal of doubling in value within a decade....
03 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Lobster Quality Traced From Catch to Plate in New Project
CANADA - A Catch to Plate pilot project is helping the lobster industry track the quality of its product from catch to market, reduce costs and respond to consumer...
 
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