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Friday, February 08, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Antifouling Paint Reassessment Submissions
NEW ZEALAND - The submission period is now open for the public to have their say in a review of paints used to protect boats from the unwanted build-up of aquatic...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Commercial Fishing Company Sentenced on Fishing Reporting Charges
NEW ZEALAND - A Southland-based commercial fishing company and its director were sentenced in the Invercargill District Court for making false statements on fishing...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Farmed New Zealand Shellfish 100 per cent Safe
NEW ZEALAND - Aquaculture chairman Peter Vitasovich has assured New Zealanders they can enjoy locally farmed New Zealand Greenshell Mussels and Pacific Oysters these...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand A Sustainable Growth Story
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s aquaculture industry has a great story to tell. The story of a highly skilled and progressive industry, employing more than 3000 Kiwis...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Hoki Fishery Achieves Third Certification for a Sustainable Fishery
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s popular white fish, Hoki, has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for a sustainable fishery for a third time,...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Maunganui Bay Closed for Further Two Years
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today announced that Maunganui Bay will be closed to fishing for all species except kina for a further two...
Monday, November 19, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Mussel Programme to Revolutionise Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - The Government is supporting a NZ$26 million initiative that seeks to boost aquaculture by domesticating the New Zealand Greenshell Mussel. ...
Friday, November 16, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Government Launches Northland Aquaculture Strategy
NEW ZEALAND - A new aquaculture development strategy aims to see aquaculture in Northland developed into a NZ$300 million industry employing more than 700 extra...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand’s Fisheries are Performing Well
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries is reporting that by far the majority of New Zealand’s fisheries are performing well – 83.2 per cent of fish...
Friday, November 09, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ King Salmon Hosts Industry Representatives for Farm Tour
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand King Salmon hosted representatives from across the industry for a tour of their Clay Point farm last week....
Friday, November 02, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Cawthron Institute Committed to Aquaculture
NEW ZEALAND - A new NZ$5 million high-tech research facility in Nelson will strengthen the Cawthron Institute’s support of the aquaculture industry and highlights...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Fisheries Law Breach Proves Costly
NEW ZEALAND - Breaching New Zealand fisheries law has proved costly for the owners of three foreign-flagged fishing vessels. ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Salmon Breed for Fine Dining
NEW ZEALAND - South Island salmon producer NZ King Salmon is hooking into the coveted fine dining market. ...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood New Zealand: A New Industry Organisation
NEW ZEALAND - October 1 marked the beginning of a new national industry organisation called Seafood New Zealand....
Monday, October 01, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Fishing Changes Announced
NEW ZEALAND - Minister for Primary Industries David Carter has approved changes to some fishing catch limits and management controls, to ensure fish stocks are being...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Hoki Fishery Achieves Third Certification for Sustainable Fishery
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s popular white fish, Hoki, has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for a sustainable fishery for a third time,...
Friday, September 28, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Decision on Orange Roughy Fishery Welcome
NEW ZEALAND - Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed a move by New Zealand fish quota owners to forego fishing an increased orange roughy stock in...
Monday, September 24, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Fishing for a Better Salmon Farm
NEW ZEALAND - Community representatives, business leaders and NZ King Salmon staff have been pooling their collective brainpower in the quest to design a better...
Friday, September 21, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Fish Fed Poultry Oil as Fish Meal Replacement
NEW ZEALAND - The company that makes the feed pellets used at New Zealand King Salmon farms is replacing fish oil and meal with poultry and freezing industry waste....
Friday, September 07, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand New Zealand Seafood Industry Council Announces Resignation of Chief Executive
NEW ZEALAND - The Chairman of the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive, Peter Bodeker, who will leave...
Monday, September 03, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Loch Duart’s Nick Joy to Present at Conference
NEW ZEALAND - Nick Joy, Co-founder of the internationally renowned sustainable Scottish salmon producer Loch Duart, is travelling to Nelson to present at the 2012...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand NZ King Salmon Production to Rise if Farm Plans Accepted
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand King Salmon could lift production from about 8750 tonnes a year to about 22,000 tonnes a year if its application to develop nine new fish...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand South Pacific Fisheries Convention in Force
NEW ZEALAND - Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Primary Industries Minister David Carter has announced a new convention to manage fisheries across the...
Monday, August 27, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Indoor Fish Farm Plans Expansion
NEW ZEALAND - An indoor fish farm growing carp has ambitious plans to expand locally and hook lucrative export deals....
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Shellfish Toxin Warning Extended Along Bay of Plenty Coastline
NEW ZEALAND - Following ongoing monitoring of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP), the toxin warning has been extended eastwards along the Bay of Plenty coastline. ...
Friday, August 17, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Seafood Industry Supports Action Plan to Improve Workplace Health, Safety
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand seafood industry has endorsed the Fishing Sector Action Plan which sets out specific actions to improve workplace health and safety...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Salmon Farm Cleared of Known Diseases
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand King Salmon farm at Waihinau has been given the all-clear after comprehensive testing revealed no known pathogens nor evidence of any...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Caged Grass Carp Promising for Waterweed Control
NEW ZEALAND - A Ministry for Primary Industries-funded trial has shown that grass carp (a weed eating fish) in enclosures could be used to eradicate early infestations...
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Search for Sea Lion Answers Continues
NEW ZEALAND - The reason for the decline of the sea lion pup population on the Auckland Islands needs to be identified before a solution can be found, the New Zealand...
Friday, August 03, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from New Zealand Opportunities for 2013 Sustainable Farming Fund
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released details of funding opportunities from the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) for projects starting...
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