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21 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Study Gives Clearer View of Oil Spill Harm to Fish
CANADA - A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research...
09 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Geoduck Farming Could Rival Salmon Aquaculture
CANADA - Salmon farming dominates the aquaculture industry in British Columbia (BC), but shellfish growers there say another aquaculture business, geoduck farming,...
01 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Pink Salmon Survival Affected by Freshwater Acidification
CANADA - Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to...
19 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Winning Fish Supply More Energy to Muscles During Fights
CANADA - Researchers who paired Siamese fighting fish in mock fights found that winning fish could supply more energy to their muscles during fights than losing...
17 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
15 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cermaq Canada Certifies Multiple Farms to ASC Standard
CANADA - Cermaq Canada has become the first company in Canada to have multiple sites certified to the ASC standard....
11 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New CEO of Cooke Seafood USA Appointed
CANADA - Ross Butler has assumed a new role as CEO of the newly formed Cooke Seafood USA Inc. and of the Wanchese Fish Company....
09 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Aquaculture to Buy US Fish Company
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture has signed an agreement to purchase Wanchese Fish Company based in Suffolk, Virginia US. This deal and investment into the wild fishery...
04 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada More Canadian Inshore Lobster Fisheries Achieve MSC Certification
CANADA - The Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster trap fishery (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) have achieved certification to the...
03 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Federation Concerned Over Greenland Salmon Catch
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has announced its concern about the increasing harvest by Greenland of Canadian Atlantic salmon in its mixed-population...
28 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Invests in Canadian Aquaculture Exports
CANADA - The Canadian government is to grant nearly C$2.5 million over two years to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Reduces Newfoundland Halibut Quota Share
CANADA - The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced last week that it will no longer honour the longstanding stable sharing arrangement on the...
27 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Fishermen Target Haddock Over Perch
CANADA - Fishermen in Nova Scotia are increasingly choosing haddock over perch, as perch catches fall and selling haddock is often easier, reports Robert Reierson...
21 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
19 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada C$8.15 Million for Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Expand Operations
CANADA - Northern Harvest Sea Farms is to receive C$8.15 million through the Newfoundland Provincial Government's Aquaculture Capital Equity Investment Programme....
13 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada ISA Confirmed on New Brunswick Salmon Farm
CANADA - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a New Brunswick farm....
07 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada C$2.6 Million Investment to Support World-Class Fisheries Science
CANADA - Newfoundland and Labrador's Budget 2015 will provide C$2.6 million to support world-class fisheries science at the Marine Institute's Centre for Fisheries...
30 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Investigation of Nova Scotia Winter Fish Kill Completed
CANADA - A Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff investigation of aquaculture sites affected by a salmon and trout fish kill earlier this year has concluded...
28 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Pacific Rockfish Fishery Well Underway
CANADA and US - The fresh market for Rockfish fillets is 40 cents higher than frozen products with much less labour, so processors are leaning, reports Rob Reierson...
22 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fisheries Act Changes to Strengthen Aquaculture Regulation
CANADA - Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, which came into force yesterday, 21 April, signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating...
16 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Support for Canadian Seafood Exports
CANADA - British Columbia's seafood harvesters are to receive support to help promote and increase export demand for Canadian Pacific sea urchins and sea cucumber...
15 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada’s Food Production Growing but Wasting More
ANALYSIS - Canada wastes 6 billion kilogrammes of food each year – nearly a third of its total production....
14 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Funding to Boost Shellfish Farming Research
CANADA - Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, has announced support of C$667,000 to Vancouver Island University (VIU) towards...
31 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Humane Society to Protect Animals in Saskatchewan
CANADA - A new humane society has been established in Saskatchewan to take over enforcement of the province's Animal Protection Act, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape....
25 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Foundation Calls for Increased Salmon Conservation Funding
CANADA - If the Ministerial Committee on wild Atlantic salmon recommends increased funding for conservation and applied research projects, it should look to the...
17 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada True North Salmon Achieves BAP Four-Star Certification
CANADA - True North salmon from Atlantic Canada and Maine has achieved four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status....
11 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Boost Atlantic Salmon Returns in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans attended the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
10 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Achieves Four-star BAP Certification
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is the first salmon company in British Columbia, and only the second in the world, to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
09 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Quebec lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula, along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
05 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fines Imposed for Canada Crab Fishermen
CANADA - Two individuals have been found guilty for violating their crab fishing license conditions, contrary to the Fishery (General) Regulations, with combined...
 
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