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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Makes Changes to Increase Sustainable Aquaculture
CANADA - The Canadian Government is to take extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada, while protecting the environment....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Upper North Shore Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, has closed off the Upper North Shore for shellfish harvesting because of toxicity....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Man Sentenced for Illegally Fishing for Atlantic Salmon
CANADA - A Newfoundland and Labrador man has been convicted for violating the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Regulations....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Skipper Achieves Fantastic Catch in Morgère PV3 Trawl Door Trial
CANADA - Preliminary sea trials by a Canadian fishing vessel using PV3 trawl doors from Morgère has resulted in a fantastic catch of nearly 40 tonnes of redfish...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada McDonald’s Canada Now Offering Sustainably Certified Filet-O-Fish Sandwich
CANADA - One hundred per cent of the fish McDonald’s Canada serves in its Filet-O-Fish sandwich is now certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Evidence Confirms Healthy Fish
CANADA - From June 9 to 13, 2014, Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) provided the Federal Court of Canada with information resulting from significant new research confirming...
Friday, June 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Coho Salmon Benefit From Dining on the Remains of their Cousins
CANADA - Newly published research co-authored by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation shows juvenile coho salmon benefit...
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....
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