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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...
Friday, July 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Dr Fred Kibenge Invited to Testify at BC Salmon Inquiry
CANADA - Dr Fred Kibenge, one of the world’s leading authorities on infectious salmon anaemia (ISA), will testify this week at the Cohen Commission of Inquiry...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Copper Prevents Fish from Avoiding Danger
CANADA - Fish fail to detect danger in copper-polluted water. A new study, to be presented at the meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology on the 5 July,...
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada GM Seafood to be Discussed at 2013 BioMarine Business Convention
CANADA - The 2013 BioMarine Business Convention, which will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 9-12 September, in collaboration with the National Research Council...
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Peninsula Fishermen Tied up in Shrimp Price Dispute
CANADA - Shrimp fishermen around the Northern Peninsula are tied up in a price dispute with processors....
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sea Lice Levels Below Treatment Level in BC
CANADA - The sea lice count numbers for May show levels in the Okisollo/Hoskyn Channels area of British Columbia (BC) continue to be below the threshold for treatment...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Lake Erie Multi-species Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Lake Erie multi-species commercial fishery has entered into independent, third-party assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) principles...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Summer Fish Farm Tours Get Underway in British Columibia
CANADA - The BC Salmon Farmers Association is inviting the public to take part in the Summer Farm Tour Programme. The tours begin June 27 and run each Thursday until...
Monday, June 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Concerned Over Greenland's Salmon Harvest Policy Change
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada has expressed its disappointment over reports that Greenland has changed its domestic policy on wild Atlantic salmon harvests....
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Wild Salmon in British Columbia Test Negative for ISA
CANADA - Samples collected and tested as part of the 2012 wild salmon disease surveillance initiative in British Columbia have tested negative for infectious salmon...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine has $1,700,000 Increase to Loan from Dundee
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has reached an agreement with Dundee Agricultural Corporation over the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, pursuant to which Dundee...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Mussel Marketing Campaign Supported by Government
CANADA - The provincial mussel industry will engage in a new promotional campaign aimed at increasing sales in Canada, the US and China with support from the Provincial...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BAP Farm Auditor Course Set For September In Canada
CANADA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites aspiring auditors, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry...
Friday, June 07, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Temporary Layoffs at Marine Harvest Port Hardy Processing Plant
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada will have temporary layoffs at its Port Hardy Processing Plant, Campbell River, British Columbia....
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Environmentally Sustainable Salmon Dinner a Success
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) hosted a dinner event in support of its environmentally-sustainable salmon aquaculture programme on Wednesday, 15 May at the...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada 'Creative Solutions for Global Challenges' at World Seafood Congress 2013
CANADA - The International Association of Fish Inspectors is holding its biennial World Seafood Congress 2013, in St.John's Newfoundland, Canada on the 28 September...
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