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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cermaq Supports Atlantic Salmon Genome Sequencing Project
CANADA - Cermaq Canada is proud to have been part of a research project which has sequenced the Atlantic salmon genome. Healthier food, more environmentally sound...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Migrating Atlantic Salmon Face a Triple Challenge from Unsustainable Fisheries
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very concerned that hard-earned conservation gains that have been achieved during the past decade, and have contributed...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Report Supports Shutdown of All High Seas Fisheries
CANADA - Fish and aquatic life living in the high seas are more valuable as a carbon sink than as food and should be better protected, according to research from...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Invests in Three Fishing Harbours in the Acadian Peninsula
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment of C$7.2 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Working Together to Fight the Invasive Green Crab
CANADA - Since green crab was first detected in Placentia Bay, Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Unifor and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) have been working...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Minister Calls for Income Assistance for Fishermen Effected by Ice
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has again called on the Federal Government to provide income assistance to those affected by ice...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Project Continues with C$30,000 Investment
CANADA - Research aimed at protecting coastal environments and aquaculture sites from the impact of aquatic invasive species will continue this year with an investment...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Farmers Receive Compensation for Diseased Fish
CANADA - The federal government quietly paid $4.1 million in compensation to two aquaculture companies in British Columbia that had to destroy fish effected by infectious...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Prepares for Continued Growth
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods is to position the company for accelerated growth and profitability both organically and through future acquisitions....
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Lobster Fishermen Concerned Over Upcoming Season's Prices
CANADA - With little more than a week before Prince Edward Island's lobster season opens, fishermen are wondering what they will earn for their catch....
Friday, April 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ag Minister Promotes Canadian Lobster in South Korea
CANADA - A cooking demonstration has been held in Seoul for 100 guests, showcasing Canadian foods including beef, pork, lobster, canola oil and wheat....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Final Results of Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures Programme Released
CANADA - The Government of Canada has provided more than C$11 million to PEI lobster organisations under the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Measures (ALSM) programme...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Remission of Provincial Income Tax for Atlantic Groundfish Licence Retirement Programme
CANADA - Approximately 97 individuals in the province associated with the Atlantic Groundfish Licence Retirement Programme (AGLRP) will receive a remission of both...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Enters into MSC Assessment
CANADA - The Gaspésie lobster fishery, which is concentrated on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Atlantic Canada,...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Portrait of Newfoundland Shrimp Fishing
CANADA - The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters is releasing the last video of its fish harvesters across Canada series. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment for Sea Lice in Canada a Success
CANADA - The first use of hydrogen peroxide in British Columbia for control of sea lice has been completed with great success. The new treatment option, announced...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Earns BAP Certification
CANADA - Green Seafoods Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, has earned the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification....
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland and Labrador to Face Inshore Shrimp Quota Cut
CANADA - Cuts by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to the shrimp quota for inshore harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador were the subject of pointed...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Successful Crab Price Negotiation Supports a Vibrant Economy
CANADA - Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has extended congratulations to the fishing industry for quickly and successfully setting a price...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Planning Fish Harvesters Marine Safety Training
CANADA - The Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters (CCPFH) conducted a study with active participation from fish harvesters and CCPFH member associations,...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Two Combined Gulf of St. Lawrence Shrimp Fisheries Achieve MSC Re-certification
CANADA - Two Canadian MSC certified fisheries, the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GOSL) northern shrimp and the Gulf of St. Lawrence northern shrimp trawl Esquiman Channel...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Stronger Rules Could Create More Opportunities Salmon Farming
CANADA - Better rules would mean better opportunity for British Columbia’s salmon farmers, a senate committee was told by representatives of the sector....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Opportunities for Canadian Aquaculture to be Highlighted at Senate Hearings
CANADA - Visiting senators could provide a great boost to the salmon farming business on Vancouver Island, agree the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce and BC Salmon...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada 2013 a Successful Year for Canadian Farmers in Sea Lice Management
CANADA - December 31, 2013 was the conclusion of New Brunswick’s first full year using an integrated approach to sea lice management....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest in Second Decade of Growing Atlantic Salmon in RAS
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada's experience raising Atlantic salmon to market size in tanks on land is now in its second decade. This investment in land-based aquaculture...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Seafood Exports Continue to Grow in 2013
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has released the 2013 trade figures for Canada’s exports of fish and seafood products. Once again, Canada’s...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada-Korea Trade Agreement Good News for Fisheries, Agriculture
CANADA - Canada and the Republic of Korea have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement that will significantly boost trade and investment ties...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Loblaw Introduces First ASC Certified Salmon to North America
CANADA - Loblaw, Canada’s largest seller of seafood, will be the first food retailer in North America to offer shoppers Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Seafood Industry Performed Well in 2013
CANADA - Newfoundland and Labrador’s fishing and aquaculture industries performed very well in 2013, as confirmed by statistics and information provided in the...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Learn How to Maximize Aquaculture Operations with Minimal Heat Cost
CANADA - The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) is offering a one day workshop tailored to the needs of aquaculture operators....
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