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Friday, May 10, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Twin Trawl Technology Promises Greater Efficiency
CANADA - Increased catches, lower fuel costs, and reduced environmental impacts are all potential benefits that could be achieved from trawling technology that will...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Rejects Allegations of Transferring Diseased Salmon
CANADA - The Canadian branch of Marine Harvest has hit back at allegations that it is transferring diseased salmon to its farms....
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Reports 2013 First Quarter Results
CANADA - Clearwater has reported growth as expected for the first quarter of 2013....
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Rick Hansen Named Honorary Chair of ISS7
CANADA - Rick Hansen, Founding Chair of the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society (FRSCS) will open the plenary session as Honorary Chair of the 7th International...
Friday, May 03, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Government Develops New Aquaculture Regulations
CANADA - The province is protecting coastal communities, making sure aquaculture grows in a sustainable way, through a new regulatory framework for the aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Low Bycatch Numbers Show Success in Fish Farmers Proactive Work
CANADA - Three more quarters of public reports show the very low level of incidental catch at British Columbia salmon farms, highlighting farmers’ work to eliminate...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Opportunities for Yellowtail Harvesting and Processing Evaluated
CANADA - A Request for Proposals by the Provincial Government will evaluate an alternative approach for the harvesting, processing and marketing of yellowtail flounder....
Monday, April 29, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Kelly Cove Salmon Fined for Illegal Pesticide Use
CANADA - Kelly Cove Salmon has been fined C$500,000 for violations of the Fisheries Act. The violations related to the illegal use of a pesticide resulting in lobster...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Recieves $5,000,000 Loan from Dundee
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings is to receive a loan of $5,000,000 from Dundee Agricultural Corporation, to provide more tanks and support engineering work....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Pollution Closes Shellfish Harvesting in Magdalen Islands
CANADA - Shellfish harvesting in the Magdalen Islands is now forbidden due to pollution....
Monday, April 22, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Snow Crab Fishery Becomes 200th Fishery to Achieve MSC Certification
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) snow crab fishery, the province’s highest value fishery and one of Canada’s most valuable fisheries, has achieved...
Friday, April 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Divine Recommended as Best Choice for Caviar
CANADA - Northern Divine, the first caviar producer in North America to be certified organic, is now the first caviar to be recommended ‘Green’ Best Choice by...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Invests C$2 Million in Icewater Harvesting
CANADA - The Provincial Government will provide C$2 million to Icewater Harvesting Inc, in the form of an equity investment, to support the financing of its new...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Regular Sea Lice Reports Continue Data Sharing by Farmers
CANADA - Regular sea lice counts being proactively shared by British Colombia’s salmon farmers will help speak to recommendations made by the Cohen Commission...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Maintains Strong Commitment to Fisheries Science, Research
CANADA - Fisheries science and research initiatives are key investments in Budget 2013: A Sound Plan, A Secure Future. Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Co-operative Work Improves Fish Farm Management
CANADA - A new study shows the value of co-operative research in informing and improving salmon farm operations in British Columbia....
Monday, April 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Partners Ducks Unlimited to Maintain, Enhance Wetland Habitat
CANADA - Waterfowl and fish have more in common than you might think, and that's why Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) have signed a memorandum...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian University finds Chinese Foreign Fisheries Catch 12 Times More than Reported
CANADA - Chinese fishing boats catch about US$11.5 billion worth of fish from beyond their country's own waters each year – and most of it goes unreported, according...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Farmers Add Lessons Learned to Fish Health Plan
CANADA - Lessons learned during a fish health event last year have been added to a proactive plan supported by all Atlantic salmon farmers in British Columbia, announced...
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada C$8.6 million to Support Newfoundland, Labrador Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) has welcomed Newfoundland and Labrador’s Budget 2013-2014....
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Caution when Harvesting Shellfish this Holiday Weekend
CANADA - The Government of Canada is launching its annual awareness campaign in Quebec to raise public awareness of the risks of eating molluscan shellfish harvested...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Seafood for the Future Recommends Marine Harvest Canada Salmon
CANADA - An influential seafood advisory programme in California has confirmed its endorsement of Marine Harvest Canada as a responsible producer of farm-raised...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada B.C. Government Accepts Cohen Commission Recommendations
CANADA - In response to the Cohen Commission recommendations, the British Columbia government has accepted the intent of each of the eight recommendations that directly...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Focus on Research, Regulation Praised by Salmon Farmers
CANADA - Federal funds earmarked for more research and better regulation will help British Columbia’s salmon farming community and the continued protection of...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Blue Mussels Positioned to Become Leading Product on Global Seafood Market
CANADA - A significant accomplishment has been made in the aquaculture industry, after mussel producers in Newfoundland and Labrador became the first and only to...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Seafood Industry Performance Remained Strong in 2012
CANADA - The Provincial Government released statistics that indicate 2012 was a positive year for the Newfoundland and Labrador seafood industry. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Project Explores Utilisation of Capelin in Labrador
CANADA - The Labrador Fishermen’s Union Shrimp Company, with financial support from the Provincial Government, will engage a consultant to identify potential opportunities...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Have High Genomic Replikin Counts
CANADA - A group of lethal bacteria are of increasing concern worldwide because they are becoming resistant to many or all of the antibiotics previously effective...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Farmers have Small Impact on Funding Programmes
CANADA - Two years’ worth of accumulated data shows the small effect of British Columbia's (BC) salmon farmers on public grants or funding programmes....
Monday, March 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Hatchery Completes C$2 Million Expansion
CANADA - The recent addition of several buildings and related hatchery infrastructure at Manatee Holdings’ Gartley Point Aquaculture Hatchery in Royston will help...
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