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05 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory Detects New Invasive Species
CANADA - The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory, founded a year ago in the Faculty of Agriculture, focuses on using innovative molecular biotechnology to drive scientific...
04 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada ASF to Host International Conference on Closed-Containment Salmon Aquaculture
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and the Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) will jointly host an Atlantic Salmon Closed-Containment...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Court Dismisses Govt Appeal of First Nations Fisheries
CANADA - The federal government has lost its bid to overturn a British Columbia court decision that recognized First Nations' rights to a commercial fishery....
28 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada More than $155,000 Provided to Help Fish Processors Reduce Energy Costs
CANADA - Ocean Choice International and Allen’s Fisheries Limited will each receive more than C$75,000 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme...
24 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Announces Lobster Value Recovery Summit
CANADA - A lobster value recovery summit will be held March 26 - 27 in Halifax, hosted by Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Michael Olscamp and his...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Shows Sharks/Rays Globally Overfished
CANADA - One quarter of the world’s cartilaginous fish, namely sharks and rays, face extinction within the next few decades, according to the first study to systematically...
22 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Federation Explores High Mortality in Early Part of Migration
CANADA - Top researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) are trying to figure out why wild Atlantic salmon numbers are dropping dramatically once they...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Environmental Groups take Government to Court Over GM Salmon
CANADA - Environmental groups want a court to decide if the federal government violated its own law by permitting the manufacture of genetically modified salmon...
21 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Weekly Overview: Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014, writes Lucy...
20 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Netukulimk Fisheries Receives $15,342 to Pursue Vessel Efficiency
CANADA - Netukulimk Fisheries Limited, a Connaigre Peninsula based company that manages fishing activities by the Miawpukek Band, is receiving C$15,342 through the...
16 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
CANADA - The Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Announces C$30 Million Bought Deal Financing
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by Cormark Securities Inc. and Beacon Securities Limited...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Aquaculture to Move from Harbour Breton
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture will not be renewing its lease for its salmon processing plant in Harbour Breton. ...
14 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Explores New Pelagic and Shellfish Markets
CANADA - Barry Group Incorporated will receive C$22,980 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme to assist with the exploration of overseas...
13 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Institute and Barry Group Continue Shrimp Shell Research with Government Grant
CANADA - The Marine Institute will receive C$100,000 from the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme to continue research into extracting chitin from...
10 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Aquaculture Receives Payout for Sick Salmon
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture has received C$13 million in federal compensation after it was forced to slaughter a million salmon at a Nova Scotia farm due to Infectious...
09 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Shows Marine Harvest Canada's Antibiotic Use Low and Declining
CANADA - A new study published last month in the Canadian Veterinary Journal shows that Marine Harvest Canada's (MHC) ongoing process improvements is making huge...
07 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Norlantic Processors Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, is the first mussel processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices...
06 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Inspection Ensures Newfoundland Produces Top Quality Seafood
CANADA - The Provincial Government’s comprehensive fish inspection programme continued to safeguard Newfoundland and Labrador’s reputation as a high quality...
03 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Production Value of Canada's Fishery Positioned to Exceed $1 Billion
CANADA - The provincial fishing industry is projected to once again achieve approximately $1 billion in total production value in 2013, and is well positioned to...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Improve Canadian Whelk Harvesting Technology
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation has received C$15,000 to advance new whelk sorting technology to support a prosperous fishery....
02 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health crisis and is advocating user fees...
20 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ocean Choice Opens Expanded Processing Facility in Fortune
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International processing plant in Fortune has officially opened, fulfilling an important requirement in an agreement between the company...
13 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sustainable Shrimp Technology Workshop Receives Funding
CANADA - The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, a division within the Marine Institute, will organise a two-day workshop with C$19,941 of funding from the...
12 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mainstream Reports Successful Trials of Copper Salmon Nets
CANADA - Aquaculture company Mainstream is currently trialing copper alloy nets at its Clayoquot Sound salmon farm. ...
10 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Completes Acquisition of West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has completed the acquisition all of the issued and outstanding shares of West Coast Fishculture C$5.2 million....
09 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Export Growth the Key to Growth of Canada's Aquaculture and Fisheries Sector
CANADA - Canada's commercial fisheries, aquaculture and processing industries could build on what is already a C$7 billion a year sector by targeting the rising...
03 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Signs Share Purchase Agreement with West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of West Coast Fishculture and West Coast Fishculture (WCFC),...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Barry Group to Pursue Energy Audit for Shrimp Plant
CANADA - Barry Group Incorporated will receive C$10,800 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to ensure new equipment...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada's Creative Salmon Achieves Organic Certification
CANADA - Creative Salmon is the first farm-raised salmon producer in North America to achieve organic certification....
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