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08 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Completes BAP Group Farm Pilot
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada has successfully completed a pilot of the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) new group farm program, resulting in 11 of its salmon...
07 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Are Fish the Greatest Athletes on the Planet?
CANADA - When you think of the world's greatest athletes, names like Usain Bolt generally spring to mind, but scientists have discovered the best athletes could...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Ruling Allows Direct Seafood Sales in Newfoundland
CANADA - Individual consumers and restaurants will be able to legally purchase fish directly from harvesters throughout Newfoundland and Labrador thanks to regulatory...
22 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Plastic Pollution Low on the Priority List for Many Communities
CANADA - The majority of plastics in the ocean are microplastics those less than 5mm in size, making them ideal for ingestion by even the smallest of animals, with...
15 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Invests C$358,000 in Cleaner Fish Research
CANADA - Researchers will use a C$358,000 investment from the Government to support the growth of the provincial salmon aquaculture industry. ...
04 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Region Continues Investment in Aquaculture
CANADA - The Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Government is investing $1.5 million in economic infrastructure and an expanding aquaculture industry on the south...
02 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Clam Species from Canada's Atlantic Coast Described
CANADA - Canadian scientists have described a new species of giant file clam, originally collected from deep waters off Newfoundland 30 years ago....
26 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cape Broyle Sea Products Receives C$30,157 to Optimize Sea Cucumber Processing
CANADA - Cape Broyle Sea Products Ltd. is receiving C$30,157 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to help achieve...
25 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Rocky River Trapped Wild Salmon Require Assistance
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is calling on Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to take immediate action to assist hundreds of trapped wild Atlantic...
12 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Vulnerable Under Proposed Skeena Estuary Development
CANADA - A proposed controversial terminal to load fossil fuels in the Skeena River estuary has more far-reaching risks than previously recognised, new research...
07 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Co-op Featuring Sustainable West Creek Coho Salmon
CANADA - West Creek Aquaculture and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) are partnering to bring more sustainably raised seafood to Western Canadian shoppers....
06 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada How Will Canada Support Sustainable Aquaculture Sector?
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is to back the expansion of an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable aquaculture industry through the introduction...
31 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Wide-Ranging Fish Species Fare Best Under Climate Change
CANADA - Marine species that already have large ranges are extending their territories fastest in response to climate change, according to new research from University...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ecologists Predict Climate Change Impact on Vulnerable Species
CANADA - Scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) are sharing a way to predict which plants or animals may be vulnerable to the arrival of a new species,...
30 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Thousands of Skeletons Examined to Help Fish Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - More than 300,000 ear bones (otoliths) taken from fish skeletons donated over the years to the Department of Fisheries have been examined to help determine...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government to Strengthen Canada's Inshore Fleets
CANADA - Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) recently announced plans to enforce the policy on Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet in...
21 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Study Gives Clearer View of Oil Spill Harm to Fish
CANADA - A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research...
09 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Geoduck Farming Could Rival Salmon Aquaculture
CANADA - Salmon farming dominates the aquaculture industry in British Columbia (BC), but shellfish growers there say another aquaculture business, geoduck farming,...
01 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Pink Salmon Survival Affected by Freshwater Acidification
CANADA - Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to...
19 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Winning Fish Supply More Energy to Muscles During Fights
CANADA - Researchers who paired Siamese fighting fish in mock fights found that winning fish could supply more energy to their muscles during fights than losing...
17 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
15 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cermaq Canada Certifies Multiple Farms to ASC Standard
CANADA - Cermaq Canada has become the first company in Canada to have multiple sites certified to the ASC standard....
11 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New CEO of Cooke Seafood USA Appointed
CANADA - Ross Butler has assumed a new role as CEO of the newly formed Cooke Seafood USA Inc. and of the Wanchese Fish Company....
09 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cooke Aquaculture to Buy US Fish Company
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture has signed an agreement to purchase Wanchese Fish Company based in Suffolk, Virginia US. This deal and investment into the wild fishery...
04 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada More Canadian Inshore Lobster Fisheries Achieve MSC Certification
CANADA - The Bay of Fundy, Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster trap fishery (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) have achieved certification to the...
03 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Federation Concerned Over Greenland Salmon Catch
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has announced its concern about the increasing harvest by Greenland of Canadian Atlantic salmon in its mixed-population...
28 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada Invests in Canadian Aquaculture Exports
CANADA - The Canadian government is to grant nearly C$2.5 million over two years to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Government Reduces Newfoundland Halibut Quota Share
CANADA - The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced last week that it will no longer honour the longstanding stable sharing arrangement on the...
27 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Fishermen Target Haddock Over Perch
CANADA - Fishermen in Nova Scotia are increasingly choosing haddock over perch, as perch catches fall and selling haddock is often easier, reports Robert Reierson...
21 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
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