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23 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BC Farmed Salmon to be featured at Eat! Vancouver
CANADA - For the 10th year in a row, BC salmon farmers will be making the trip to the lower mainland for the Eat! Vancouver food show 24 – 26 May....
20 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Atlantic Halibut Fishery Achieves MSC Certification
CANADA - The Canadian Atlantic halibut fishery, located off the coasts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
17 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Video Showcases Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters Work
CANADA - The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) is realeasing another video from its Canadian fisheries series. This video showcases the CCPFH’s...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Thermometer Reveals Global Impact of Climate Change
CANADA - Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades by driving species towards cooler, deeper waters, according to University of...
15 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Lobster Industry Pursues Sustainability Certification with Government Support
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador government is helping the local lobster industry to pursue sustainable certification in order to be more competitive in the...
14 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Trawl Beam Research May Enhance Shrimp Fishery
CANADA - Enhanced equipment could become available to shrimp fishermen thanks to research supported by the Government. Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and...
13 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator Receives Award
CANADA - The Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator has recently received an award from the Canadian Network for Innovations in Education (CNIE) at their 2013 conference....
10 May 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....
09 May 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....
07 May 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...
03 May 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...
02 May 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....
29 April 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....
22 April 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...
19 April 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...
17 April 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...
16 April 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...
12 April 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....
08 April 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...
05 April 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...
04 April 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...
02 April 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....
28 March 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...
27 March 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...
25 March 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...
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