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08 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Research Finds Better Lobster Numbers Can Increase Disease Risk
ENGLAND, UK - Many marine protected areas (MPAs) have been hailed as the silver bullet for conservation, with reports of increased catch, and spillover of recovered...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom OFC: Anglo-German Scholarship Announced at Conference
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference is to fund three students to attend Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, as part of a joint scholarship with the young member German...
07 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishing Industry Faces Wide Range of Challenges
SCOTLAND, UK - The coming year presents a wide range of challenges for Scottish fishing and it is vital that the industry does not become strangled by increasing...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom OFC: Food, Farming Key to Britain's Economic Future, Says Minister
UK - Britain has the land, technology and entrepreneurial flair to lead the world in food and farming, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, has told the Oxford...
06 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Minister Sets Out Fisheries Priorities for 2015
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has set out priorities for 2015, noting that it will be a challenging year but that the government...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom BBSRC to Fund New Animal Welfare Research Network
UK - The BBSRC is to fund a new community-led Animal Welfare Research Network which will be focused on research contributing to the welfare of managed animals. Those...
05 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Discard Ban Now in Force for Pelagic Fleets
UK - From 1 January fishermen targeting pelagic quota species such as mackerel and herring will have to land all the quota fish they catch, helping bring an end...
02 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shetland Pelagic Boats get Free Defibrillators
SHETLAND ISLANDS, UK - Defibrillators are being installed on Shetland’s pelagic fleet courtesy of a charity formed by a Skye man who is alive today thanks to the...
31 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fusion Marine Triton Pens Used for New Marine Harvest Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - Fusion Marine Triton450 circular fish pens recently installed at Marine Harvest’s new ‘open-sea’ salmon farm on the Isle of Muck are performing...
30 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Sea Trout Returning to Spawn on the River Wear
UK - Sea trout are once again returning to spawn in a large north east stream following huge improvements in water quality and measures to help wildlife....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Record-breaking Scottish Salmon Sales, Bid for Protected Status
UK - Worldwide sales of Scottish salmon have reached an all-time record of £571 million and a new bid has been launched to protect the name of 'London Cure Smoked...
29 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fish Experts Discuss Issues for Coarse Fishing Industry
UK - Fish experts from around the UK have attended the ninth annual Coarse Fish Meeting at Sparsholt College Hampshire to consider the many issues impacting on fishery...
24 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - All research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and more than 50 per cent is recognised as being either world leading or internationally...
22 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Seafish Assesses Ethical Issues in the UK Seafood Supply Chain
UK - Seafish, the authority on seafood, is commissioning a project to assess the ethical issues that are now, or could in the future, impact on the UK seafood supply...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Northern Ireland Inshore Fisheries Report Published
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill has published DARD’s response to the consultation on a Sustainable Development Strategy for the north’s...
19 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Benchmark Holdings Officially Acquires Stofnfiskur and SalmoBreed
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has officially acquired Norwegian-based SalmoBreed...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brussels Deal to Boost Scottish Fishing Fleet
SCOTLAND, UK - The deal agreed in Brussels will be worth an additional £10 million next year to Scotland's whitefish and prawn fleets according to initial estimates....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Cefas to Help Sustainable Marine Management in Kuwait
UK - Kuwait’s marine environment is central to a multi-million pound agreement that has been signed by the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA) and the UK’s...
17 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishermen Welcome Quota Deal at Fisheries Council
SCOTLAND, UK - A freeze on cuts to days at sea and an increase in quotas for some of Scotland's key stocks were some of the results of the annual EU Fisheries Council...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Changes in Seafloor Communities Can Lead to Skinny Fish
UK - It has long been known that bottom trawl fisheries not only extract fish from the sea, but also leave a trail of unwanted consequences. Non-target animals are...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Second Year of Record Fish Landings for Shetlands
SHETLAND ISLANDS, UK - Landings at Shetland’s white fish markets reached record levels for the second year in a row in 2014....
15 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tough Fisheries Council Negotiations Expected
NORTHERN IRELAND - Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has warned that negotiations at today's Fisheries Council in Brussels will be difficult...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Oyster Beds Partially Reopened in Lough Foyle
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill and Minister of State, Joe McHugh TD, jointly welcomed the decision by the Loughs Agency to re-open...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Sensible Approach to Discard Ban Implementation Needed
SCOTLAND, UK - Speaking ahead of the European Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, Fishing Secretary Richard Lochhead is pushing for a sensible approach to discard...
12 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Bioluminescence Used as a Method of Assessing Fish Stocks
UK - Research by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) explores a promising new method of forecasting bioluminescence, which may improve the monitoring of movements...
10 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom EU/Faroe Fishery Negotiations Bring Stability for Scottish Fleet
SCOTLAND, UK - Opportunities for Scottish fishermen to fish in Faroes waters were secured for another year as a result of the EU/Faroe talks....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Personal Flotation Device Handout at Withernsea
UK - The Yorkshire and Humber Fishermen’s Training Association (YHFTA) is calling on local commercial fisherman to think about the importance of safety at sea...
09 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Sustainability and Fish Welfare in Aquaculture
UK - Sustainability and fish welfare are inextricably linked....
08 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Mussels Sales Set to Soar this Christmas
SCOTLAND, UK - Growing demand from households looking for something a little bit different for the Festive menu looks set to deliver a buoyant Christmas for Scotland’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shetland Fishermen Urging EU to Cut Faroese Mackerel Quota
SCOTLAND, UK - Prior to talks that begin today (Monday 8 December) on the terms of the bilateral fisheries agreement between the European Union and the Faroe Islands...
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