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06 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Shape-Shifting Sea Cucumbers
UK - UK Scientists have discovered for the first time how marine animals called sea cucumbers can rapidly change the stiffness of their body, which could provide...
05 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom International Cooperation to Advance Scotland’s Shellfish Industry
UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is to work with New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, the Cawthron Institute, to explore...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scotland's Marine Reserve Sees Lobsters Thrive
UK - The first and only fully-protected marine reserve in Scotland is proving highly beneficial for marine conservation and fisheries, with lobsters more than doubling...
04 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Report Details the Value of UK Aquaculture
UK - A new report from Seafish analyses the economic contribution and value of the major aquaculture sub-sectors, and the most important farmed species in England,...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: Selina Stead Receives EAS Distinguished Service Award
UK - At the opening session of the Aquaculture Europe 2016 event in Edinburgh, Scotland, the European Aquaculture Society (EAS ) gave its Distinguished Service Award...
03 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Celebrity Chef Mark Greenaway Signs Up for Seafood Week
UK - The celebrity chef, famous for appearing on Great British Menu, has agreed to back Seafood Week for the second year running and has developed a Seafood Week-inspired...
30 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Welsh Fishermen to Tackle Safety at Sea Issues
WALES, UK - Seafish and the Welsh fishing industry’s deep concern over fishing safety, and the high number of tragic deaths of fishermen at sea this year, has...
28 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Aquaculture High on the Agenda at Humber Seafood Summit
UK - Speakers focus on the opportunities and hurdles of aquaculture sector at key industry event Major opportunities in aquaculture and the challenges facing the...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Project Launches to Clear and Research Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - Global animal welfare charity World Animal Protection UK is supporting a team of specialist divers from the UK to clear lost lobster pots, fishing net and rope...
27 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: What Do Consumers Think About Organic Seafood?
UK - The market for organic food has grown dramatically in the EU over the last few years. However, there is low production and consumption of organic seafood in...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: New Method Assesses Stead State Conditions in Coupled Aquaponics
UK - Aquaponics systems are very dependent on system stability. With this in mind, Ulrich Knaus, from the University of Rostock, investigated a new method for assessing...
26 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: Are Coupled Aquaponic Systems Good for Catfish Welfare?
UK - Aquaponic systems offer many benefits but the impact it has on the welfare of fish is generally unknown, explained Bjoern Bassmann, University of Rostock, in...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brits Willing to Go the Extra Mile for Sustainable Fish and Chips
UK - Four in five (80 per cent) fish and chip fans believe that all of the UK’s 10,500 fish and chip shops should serve certified sustainable fish, according to...
23 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope 2016: Sustainable Aquaculture Growth Lies in New Feed Ingredients
UK - Sustainable growth of aquaculture lies in utilising new feed ingredients that match requirements for good and healthy growth of the fish and for stable, high...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
22 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scotland's Herring Survey Pioneers New Approach to Support Fisheries
SCOTLAND, UK - A pioneering industry-led survey of a key west of Scotland herring fishery is paving the way for fishermen to provide scientific support to fisheries...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
21 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
20 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom UK Government Sets Targets for Reducing Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs by working together with other countries to create a global...
14 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brexit Creates Opportunity to Reinvigorate Coastal Communities
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish fishing industry is united in its conviction that exit from the EU presents a unique set of opportunities for Scotland to reinvigorate...
13 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Atlantic Salmon Production Declined in 2015
SCOTLAND, UK - In 2015, production of Atlantic salmon decreased by 7,300 tonnes (4.1 per cent) to 171,722 tonnes, according to the latest Scottish Fish Farm Production...
12 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brexit an Opportunity for Radical Change, says Fisheries Minister
UK - The fishing industry has a once in a generation opportunity for radical change according to UK fisheries minister, George Eustice....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Xelect Maintains Strong Focus on R&D
UK - Xelect was founded on a core principle – to bring effective genetic technology to the global aquaculture industry. The University of St Andrews spin-out was...
09 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Acquires Balta Island Seafare
SCOTLAND, UK - Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has acquired Balta Island Seafare Ltd, a salmon farming company with operations in Shetland around the Yell and Unst islands....
08 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom It Is Time to get On Board With Seafood Week
UK - Three major players in seafood have signed up to support Seafood Week, the annual consumer campaign run by Seafish to get more people eating more fish more...
06 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom UK Government Announces Plan to Ban Microbeads
UK - The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads in order to protect marine...
31 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Projects Aim to Improve Salmon Feed Formulation
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced over £140,000 in support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations,...
30 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Clam and Cockle Fishery Goes for World's First Double Certification
UK - Poole Harbour fishermen are aiming for a world-first after starting assessments for both Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable fishing certification...
26 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Diagnostics Tools Could Save Aquaculture Industry Millions
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is investing nearly £250,000 in projects that aim to improve biodiversity and fish health in aquaculture...
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