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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada “Smart Fishing Vessels” will Improve Ocean Data Collection
CANADA - On 29 September in St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, the World Ocean Council (WOC) will co-convene the “Smart Fishing Vessels” workshop to expand and...
Monday, September 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ministers Commit to Protecting Fisheries, Developing Aquaculture
CANADA - On 4 and 5 September, Federal and provincial Ministers discussed a range of topics, including recreational fisheries, the lobster fishery, the continuing...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Haddock Research Could Lead to Increased Fishing Opportunities
CANADA - The Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University will pursue research into the abundance of haddock...
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Manitoba Government Healps Fund Freshwater Research
CANADA - The Manitoba government is providing the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) ongoing, secure funding as the organization takes over...
Monday, September 02, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Agenda Set for the 2013 BioMarine Business Convention
CANADA - With the world's population expected to increase by over two billion by 2050, more food will be consumed in the next 50 years than in the rest of human...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Supports Research into Aquatic Invasive Species
CANADA - A comprehensive monitoring program aimed at collecting data on aquatic invasive species in the Bay of Islands will receive funding support from the Provincial...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gray Aqua Files for Bankruptcy Protection
CANADA - Multiple outbreaks of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) and a big repayment to Corey Nutrition have led to Gray Aqua filing for bankruptcy protection....
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mussel Farm Receives Funding to Pursue Global Marketing Campaign
CANADA - Ocean Fresh Mussels Limited will develop a new worldwide promotional strategy with Provincial Government support. Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding Provided for Research into New Shrimp Trawl Technology
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) will study innovative trawl technology with assistance from the Provincial Government. Derrick Dalley,...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Aquaculture Preparing for Expansion
CANADA - Cooke aquaculture is planning to expand its processing facilities and is preparing to build a new hatchery in Mink Cove, Digby Neck. ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Minister Addresses Misinformation Regarding Fisheries Issues
CANADA - Recent news releases issued by MHA Christopher Mitchelmore regarding fishery sustainability and the lobster industry contain inaccuracies that require correction,...
Monday, August 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Research into Key Fish Species Receives Funding Boost
CANADA - Support for vital research into the characteristics of cod, crab, and lobster populations will continue with funding support from the Provincial Government....
Friday, August 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Demand Drives Higher Q2 2013 Sales for Clearwater
CANADA - Clearwater has reported second quarter 2013 sales revenues as significantly higher than 2012 due to a strong and growing demand....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sales Down But Profits Up for Higher Liner
CANADA & US - High Liner Foods, a North American value-added frozen seafood company, has reported its financial results for the first half of 2013. Sales for the...
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Using Cunner and Lumpfish to Prevent Sea Lice
CANADA - A multi-year research project to determine if cunner and lumpfish can protect farmed salmon from sea lice will receive additional funding through the Provincial...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BC Fish Farm Tours Still as Popular as Ever
CANADA - As the annual British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association tour season reaches its midway point, spaces are booking up fast....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Completes Redemption of 7.25 per cent Convertible Debentures
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated has completed the previously announced redemption of C$44.4 million of 7.25 per cent convertible debentures....
Friday, July 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Two ISA Outbreaks Confirmed in Newfoundland
CANADA - Two outbreaks of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) have been confirmed at two fish farms in Newfoundland....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Farmers Moving Ahead with Recommendations of Cohen Commission
SALMON - In a follow-up to the Cohen Commission recommendations, the British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association has continued work on gathering additional scientific...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Venue Selected for Canadian Farm Auditor Training Course
CANADA - A venue has been selected for the upcoming Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Farm Auditor Training Course in Toronto, Canada....
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Îles-de-la-Madeleine Lobster Fishery Achieves MSC Certification
CANADA - The Îles-de-la-Madeleine lobster (Homarus americanus) trap fishery was certified following an independent assessment conducted by SAI Global to the Marine...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BC Salmon Farmers Sign Transfer Agreement for Genome BC Study
CANADA - The BC Salmon Farmers Association has reached a materials transfer agreement for a new Genome BC study, focusing on virus and pathogen detection in BC fish....
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada’s First Full-Line Seafood Distributor Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Albion Fisheries Ltd., Western Canada’s largest seafood distributor, is the latest processing facility to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gail Shea Appointed as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
CANADA - Gail Shea has replaced Minster Keith Ashfield as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans after Mr Ashfield stepped down due to illness. The reinstatement has been...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Smart Fishing Vessels: Advancing Ocean Observations and Data Sharing by Fisheries
CANADA - To expand and improve ocean and atmospheric data collection by fishing vessels, the World Ocean Council (WOC) is convening a workshop at the World Seafood...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Research, Investment Continues to Support Groundfish Sector
CANADA - The development of groundfish resources is a priority for the Provincial Government, and has been supported through research, funding, policies, and partnership...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Skuna Bay Salmon Processor Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Walcan Seafood Ltd has achieved Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. Walcan Seafood is the exclusive processor of Skuna Bay Vancouver Island...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Continues Research into Environmentally Friendly Trawl Technology
CANADA - The Marine Institute’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources (CSAR) will receive Provincial Government funding to continue a five-year research project...
Monday, July 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding Support Helps Local Seafood Producer Diversify Business
CANADA - Dandy Dan’s Fish Market will develop a new line of seafood appetizers for production at its Argentia facility with assistance from the Provincial Government....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Earns Three-Star BAP Certification
CANADA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in early July congratulated Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) for becoming British Columbia’s first salmon company to...
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