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14 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Unusual HAB Increasing Mortality at Cermaq Canada Farm
CANADA - Cermaq has experienced increased mortality (up to 10 per cent) at two sites in the Tofino north area over the last few weeks due to the presence of algae...
07 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Restricting Illegal Fishing Boats' Access to Insurance May Help Stop Illegal Fishing
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia has found that rogue fishing vessels are able to secure insurance including those that have been flagged...
02 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Vancouver Court Hands Huge Fine to Seafood Retailer
CANADA - A major investigation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada into the illegal fishing and sale of crab and spot prawns in Vancouver has led to a significant fine...
23 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Potential HSMI Finding on Canadian Salmon Farm
CANADA - Research undertaken as part of the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) has diagnosed a potential Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers
CANADA - "The opportunity to bring researchers at the forefront of technology together with leading industry professionals in a scientific forum that stresses networking...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved in Canada
CANADA - Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption. ...
18 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Smolts Find Safety in Numbers
CANADA - Using tags surgically implanted into thousands of juvenile salmon, UBC researchers have discovered that many fish die within the first few days of migration...
17 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Research and Innovation Offers Hope for Wild Salmon
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has welcomed news from Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), that wild Atlantic salmon stand to benefit...
09 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia Doubles Farmed Salmon Exports to China
CANADA - British Columbia has set a new record for exports of farm-­raised salmon in 2015, and is on track to set new records in 2016 as well. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Stickleback Fish Adapt Vision in the Blink of an Eye
CANADA - Stickleback fish are able to adapt their vision to new environments in less than 10,000 years, a blink of the eye in evolutionary terms, according to new...
29 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Seafood Production Remains Stable
CANADA - Canada’s annual production of seafood has been relatively stable, averaging just over 1.0 million MT during the five year period from 2010 to 2014. This...
31 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon are Less Aggressive in Darker Coloured Tanks
CANADA - Coho salmon may be four times less aggressive in tanks with darker backgrounds than in tanks with light backgrounds, according to a study Leigh Gaffney...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Interim Quotas Nail in Coffin for Inshore Northern Shrimp Fishery
CANADA - Granting offshore trawlers in Shrimp Fishing Area (SFA) 6 an advance on next season’s quotas or interim quotas would undermine the full stock assessment...
23 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Canadian Atlantic Cod Fishery Certified MSC
CANADA - The Canada Newfoundland 3Ps cod fishery has become the country’s first Atlantic cod fishery to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
11 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Novia Scotia Seafood Looks Set to Double in a Decade
CANADA - The hard work of Nova Scotia's harvesters, buyers and exporters means that seafood exports are nearing their goal of doubling in value within a decade....
03 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Lobster Quality Traced From Catch to Plate in New Project
CANADA - A Catch to Plate pilot project is helping the lobster industry track the quality of its product from catch to market, reduce costs and respond to consumer...
03 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Looking for New Seafood Brand
CANADA - Nova Scotia has put out a request for a new seafood brand/logo to represent the province....
27 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Why do Some Fish Thrive in Oil-Polluted Water?
CANADA - Scientists thought guppies in Northern Trinidad could be a rare example of adaptation to crude oil pollution. But they found something else....
20 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Invests in Tackling Seafood Fraud
CANADA - The Government of Canada has announced funding for genomics research in plant protection and food safety regulation....
14 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Climate Change Could Cut First Nations Fisheries' Catch in Half
CANADA - First Nations fisheries' catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Nova Scotia Committee to Develop Method to Trace Escaped Salmon
CANADA - An advisory committee has been appointed in Nova Scotia to develop a successful method of tracing escaped salmon back to its point of origin....
13 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Real-Time Fishery Management Significantly Reduces Bycatch
CANADA - Using real-time management policies to regulate fisheries can reduce the accidental bycatch of juvenile fish and endangered species with substantially less...
08 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Shellfish Farmers Fear Ocean Acidification May Affect Harvests in 2016
CANADA - Shellfish farmers in British Columbia (BC) are fearing ocean acidification may affect their harvests in 2016 as it did in many places last year....
07 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Finds Piscine Orthoreovirus Not Linked to HSMI
CANADA - A controlled laboratory study that has challenged Atlantic and Sockeye salmon with a fish virus known to be endemic to western North America has found the...
29 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Study Helps Generate Strategies to Adapt to Climate Change Effects
CANADA - Using future climate change scenarios and water quality projections, experts found that sediment and the blue-green algae producing nutrients phosphorus...
24 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Rules Ministers' Decision to Approve GM Salmon Production Correct
CANADA - The Federal Court in Canada has ruled that the Ministers of Environment and Health decision to allow production of AquaBounty's AquAdvantage® GM Salmon...
24 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Orders Full Environmental Assessment for Marystown Salmon Hatchery
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation is now requesting a full environmental assessment for the proposed Grieg Marystown...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Scientist Muzzled on the Sockeye Salmon Collapse
CANADA - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson spoke exclusively with the Department of Fisheries & Ocean Scientist Kristi Miller who's...
16 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Reports Record Sales for Q3 2015
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods has reported record sales and adjusted EBITDA of $147.3 million and $38.8 million for the third quarter of 2015 versus 2014 comparative...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new majority Liberal Government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to...
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