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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...
03 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Looking for New Seafood Brand
CANADA - Nova Scotia has put out a request for a new seafood brand/logo to represent the province....
27 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Why do Some Fish Thrive in Oil-Polluted Water?
CANADA - Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of adaptation to crude oil pollution. But they found something else....
20 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Invests in Tackling Seafood Fraud
CANADA - The Government of Canada has announced funding for genomics research in plant protection and food safety regulation....
14 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Climate Change Could Cut First Nations Fisheries' Catch in Half
CANADA - First Nations fisheries' catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Committee to Develop Method to Trace Escaped Salmon
CANADA - An advisory committee has been appointed in Nova Scotia to develop a successful method of tracing escaped salmon back to its point of origin....
13 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Real-Time Fishery Management Significantly Reduces Bycatch
CANADA - Using real-time management policies to regulate fisheries can reduce the accidental bycatch of juvenile fish and endangered species with substantially less...
08 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Shellfish Farmers Fear Ocean Acidification May Affect Harvests in 2016
CANADA - Shellfish farmers in British Columbia (BC) are fearing ocean acidification may affect their harvests in 2016 as it did in many places last year....
07 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Finds Piscine Orthoreovirus Not Linked to HSMI
CANADA - A controlled laboratory study that has challenged Atlantic and Sockeye salmon with a fish virus known to be endemic to western North America has found the...
29 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Study Helps Generate Strategies to Adapt to Climate Change Effects
CANADA - Using future climate change scenarios and water quality projections, experts found that sediment and the blue-green algae producing nutrients phosphorus...
24 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Rules Ministers' Decision to Approve GM Salmon Production Correct
CANADA - The Federal Court in Canada has ruled that the Ministers of Environment and Health decision to allow production of AquaBounty's AquAdvantage® GM Salmon...
24 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Orders Full Environmental Assessment for Marystown Salmon Hatchery
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation is now requesting a full environmental assessment for the proposed Grieg Marystown...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Scientist Muzzled on the Sockeye Salmon Collapse
CANADA - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson spoke exclusively with the Department of Fisheries & Ocean Scientist Kristi Miller who's...
16 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Reports Record Sales for Q3 2015
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has reported record sales and adjusted EBITDA of $147.3 million and $38.8 million for the third quarter of 2015 versus 2014 comparative...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new majority Liberal Government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to...
09 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Herring is First Gillnet Fishery to Achieve MSC Certification
CANADA - The Gulf Nova Scotia Herring Federation and its member associations have become the first ever gillnet herring fishery to achieve the Marine Stewardship...
06 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Invests $40 million in RAS
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada is building seven new recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) at its two North Vancouver Island salmon farms, based on the successful...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Crayfish Decline in Algonquin Park Linked to Lack of Calcium
CANADA - Researchers from Queen's University, working with colleagues from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, have linked the localized...
03 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Yellowtail Flounder Re-certified to MSC
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International (OCI) Grand Bank Yellowtail Flounder Fishery has been re-certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fishery Standard...
02 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Completes Acquisition of Macduff Shellfish Group
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has completed its purchase of Macduff Shellfish Group Limited....
30 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Adult Eel Observed for First Time in the Sargasso Sea
CANADA - After more than a century of speculation, researchers have finally proved that American eels really do migrate to the Sargasso Sea to reproduce. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Four Year Projects Aims to Revive Coho Salmon Fishery
CANADA - A new four year project aims to revive British Columbia’s commercial Coho salmon fishery. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Study Looks at Northern Cod Comeback
CANADA - Once an icon of overfishing, mismanagement, and stock decline, the northern Atlantic cod is showing signs of recovery according to new research published...
29 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Only Four per cent of World's Ocean is Protected
CANADA - Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas (MPAs), according...
28 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Launches New Aquaculture Regulations
CANADA - The Nova Scotia government has released new aquaculture regulations in a move to create a more responsible and transparent approach to aquaculture development....
 
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