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Monday, November 05, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cohen Commission Final Report: Aquaculture to Continue, Future of Sockeye Salmon Uncertain
ANALYSIS - The final report of the Cohen Commission Inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser river has been released. The report states that aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fine Imposed For Illegal Striped Bass Fishing
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gulf Region, has announced that a New Brunswick resident has been fined for illegal striped bass fishing....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mainstream Welcomes Research to Help Fill Knowledge Gap
CANADA - Mainstream Canada has announced it was pleased to see that the Cohen Commission report urges research to fill in the knowledge gaps about wild and farmed...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Develop Seafood Nutritional Information Package
CANADA - The Seafood Processors of Newfoundland and Labrador will develop a seafood nutritional information package with financial support of C$46,150 from the Provincial...
Friday, November 02, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Face an Uncertain Future
CANADA - Bruce Cohen has presented to the public the final report of his Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, titled “The...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting in Lower St. Lawrence
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, wants to inform the Lower St. Lawrence population that harvesting of shellfish is now forbidden due to cessation...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Farmers Support Cohen Commission Report
CANADA - The final report of the Cohen Commission into the Decline of Fraser River Sockeye lays solid ground for protecting the future of the iconic salmon run,...
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Minister Tables Cohen Commission Final Report in the House of Commons
CANADA - Gail Shea, Acting Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister of National Revenue, officially tabled the Final Report of the Commission of Inquiry into...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BC's Salmon Farmers Support Continued Research in Fish Health
CANADA - With confidence in the health of the fish and the quality of farm information, British Columbia’s salmon farmers support a request by Commissioner Bruce...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Harvest First BAP North American Three-Star Salmon Operation
CANADA - The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) programme welcomes Northern Harvest Sea Farms as its first certified "three-star" salmon operation in North America....
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Lobster Harvester Penalised for Fisheries Violations
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gulf Region, announced today a New Brunswick lobster harvester has been fined and suspended from fishing for an offence related...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia Farm Sites Safe Following Tsunami Warning
CANADA - Preplanning, rapid communication and proactive measures protected farmers and fish this weekend as BC’s salmon farmers responded quickly to a tsunami...
Friday, October 26, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Disappointing Salmon Returns in Quebec
CANADA - It is now apparent to the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) that there has been a major decline in this year’s return of wild Atlantic salmon to Canadian...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Rainbow Trout: Survival of the Shyest?
CANADA - A new study has identified how personality influences rainbow trout's memory window....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Satellite Tagging Project for Atlantic Cod Receives More Funding
CANADA - Through a C$50,000 investment under the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Research Grant Programme, researchers at the Marine Institute's Centre for Fisheries...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Enforcement of New Aquatic Animal Import Regulations to Begin in December
CANADA - Canada will begin enforcement of new aquatic animal import regulations as of 10 December, 2012....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Marketing Initiative Supported by Provincial Government
CANADA - Beothic Fish Processors Limited will develop new marketing materials with assistance from the Provincial Government. Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mainstream Canada Appeals Defamation Ruling
CANADA - Mainstream Canada has announced it has filed an appeal of a Supreme Court of BC decision in its defamation claim against anti-salmon farming activist Don...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Converting Emissions into Valuable Agri-Food Product
CANADA - An Alberta company has developed an innovative way to grow a useful high-value crop with the use of industrial emissions. Member of Parliament Blake Richards...
Monday, October 15, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fines Imposed for Snow Crab Fishery Violations
CANADA - Three Nova Scotia fish harvesters have been fined a total of C$6,500 for offences related to the snow crab fishery under the Fisheries Act, Fisheries and...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Harper Government Invests in Aquaculture in Middlesex County
CANADA - The Harper Government is helping convert a former mushroom plant in Thames Centre to a state-of-the-art fish farm. The project was announced Member of...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Researchers Unravel Ancient Urges that Drive Social Decisions of Fish
CANADA - Researchers have discovered that a form of oxytocin—the hormone responsible for making humans fall in love—has a similar effect on fish, suggesting...
Friday, October 05, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding Advances Important Reporting Work by BC's Salmon Farmers
CANADA - Information on BC’s salmon farmers will be available more easily to federal regulators, thanks to a funding grant from the Department of Fisheries and...
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Minister Opens New Fisheries Office in Port Alberni
CANADA - Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has opened a new Fisheries and Oceans Canada office in Port Alberni, British Columbia....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Invests in Sustainable, Innovative Aquaculture in British Columbia
CANADA - Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Harper Government will invest in 11 British Columbia companies to encourage sustainable...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Activist Claims Found to be Defamatory, Malicious
CANADA - A decision has been delivered in the defamation trial brought by Mainstream Canada against an anti-salmon farm activist....
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Getting Smaller as the Oceans Warm
CANADA - Changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia....
Monday, October 01, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Leads the World in Fisheries Research
CANADA - Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has issued a statement in regard to Canada being recognised as a world leader in fisheries research. ...
Friday, September 28, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Industry-led Fisheries Safety Association to Help Save Lives at Sea
CANADA - The establishment of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fish Harvesting Safety Association (NL-FHSA) will lead to the promotion of safety education and awareness...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Southern Gulf of St Lawrence Snow Crab MSC Certified
CANADA - The southern Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab trap fishery, entered into assessment by the Affiliation of Seafood Producers Association of Nova Scotia (ASPANS),...
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