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13 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Harper Government Invests $2.5 Million to Maintain Three Harbours
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced...
11 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Confirms Piscine Reovirus Common and Harmless Virus in BC Fish
CANADA - A new study, published last month in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Fish Diseases, reports on extensive fish virus research and confirms that...
08 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Record Second Quarter Sales for Clearwater Seafoods
CANADA - Clearwater has reported sales of $113.4 million and adjusted EBITDA of $20.3 million for the second quarter of 2014 versus 2013 comparative figures of $95.4...
06 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Handling Guideline Booklet to Benefit the Shrimp Industry
CANADA - Operators in the provincial shrimp sector will be better positioned to pursue best practices with the introduction of a new booklet supported by the Provincial...
05 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Pink Salmon Run in British Columbia
CANADA - Pink salmon numbers are higher than expected this year and sockeye production has doubled to 19,000 tons, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight...
01 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fishermen Hold Successful Policy Forum Summit with Fisheries and Oceans
CANADA - Canada’s independent fishermen opened the door on a new relationship with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans last week when they gathered in Halifax...
31 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Codroy Seafoods to Enhance Lobster Operations with $100,000 Grant
CANADA - A new cooling system supported by the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme will help Codroy Seafoods increase...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Considering Regional Two Cent Lobster Levy
CANADA - Nova Scotia is committed to a provincewide lobster levy to promote generic marketing and is also considering a quality pilot project in one region, supported...
29 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Raspberry Point Oyster Expands Facilities to Meet International Demand
CANADA - The government has announced a combined investment of C$205,000 for Raspberry Point Oyster Co in order for the company to improve its technology and trade....
25 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland Aquaculture Statistics Now Available
CANADA - Key provincial aquaculture statistics which include production volumes, employment numbers, and inspection information are now available on a new page of...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Federal Stance on Northern Shrimp Allocations Threatens Provincial Economy
CANADA - The Federal Government’s unwillingness to consider alternatives to its “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy continues to threaten the economic well-being...
24 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
22 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is better positioned to support the finfish and shellfish sectors as a result of over C$25,000...
18 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Stops ASC Assessment After Dead Sealions Found Under Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has withdrawn from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification process after the accidental drowning of six California...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Scientists Find Atlantic Salmon Can Adapt to Warmer Waters
CANADA - A group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered that Atlantic salmon have the capacity to adjust to warmer...
14 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Advancing the Canadian Fishing Industry Through Research
CANADA - Studying the approaches used in Norway and Iceland to generate maximum returns from cod and other groundfish resources was the primary focus for Keith Hutchings,...
09 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada First Freshwater Fishery in Western Hemisphere Certified as Sustainable
CANADA - The Waterhen Lake walleye and northern pike gillnet commercial fishery in Manitoba, Canada, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
04 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
03 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia's Salmon Farmers Welcome New Regulations
CANADA - Minister Gail Shea of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has announced new national Aquaculture Activities Regulations, which she says will modernise...
02 July 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 –...
27 June 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....
24 June 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....
23 June 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...
18 June 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...
13 June 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...
11 June 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...
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