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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Senate Bill to Address Seafood Mislabeling
US - More than 50 per cent of US seafood has been found to be mislabeled. In response, a new Senate Bill is set to address the growing problem, reports Rob Reierson...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Waters off South Carolina to Reopen to Shrimp Fishing
US - The federal waters within 25 nautical miles of the federal-state water boundary off South Carolina will reopen to fishing for brown, pink, and white shrimp...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Value of Virginia Oyster and Clam Aquaculture Reaches All-time High
US - Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million, an all-time...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Permits Have Tripled in Value
US - Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four brokers shows...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Changes in Fish Processing, Handling Could Reduce Injuries
US - Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels...
Global Fish Farming News from United States USDA to Lift Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Federal Order
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is lifting the Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) Federal Order that...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Reef Fish Arrived in Two Waves
US - The world's reefs are hotbeds of biological diversity, including over 4,500 species of fish. A new study shows that the ancestors of these fish colonized reefs...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Recent Shrimp Quota Cuts to Drive Fishermen Out, Causing Speculative Purchasing
US - Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed sharp quota cuts for inshore and offshore northern shrimp fisheries, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Aquasense to Supply First Saltwater Farmed Tilapia to US Market
US - On April 1, 2014, Aquasense International Corporation, the US holding company of the affiliate aquaculture company, Aquasense Panamá, S. de R.L. (ASP), entered...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Total Salmon Catch Projected to be Down 50 per cent
US - Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year’s record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Vermilion Snapper Fishery in South Atlantic to Close on 19 April, 2014
Commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) 19 April, 2014. ...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Why Not Send Invasive Asian Carp in US Back to Asia?
US - When it comes to fish, not many Americans have much insight or appetite for Asian carp, the invasive species that is wreaking havoc in the US heartland's waterways....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Oyster Aquaculture Could Improve Water Quality of Potomac River Estuary
US - Oyster aquaculture in the Potomac River estuary could result in significant improvements to water quality, according to a new NOAA and US Geological Survey...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mixed Bag for Upcoming Hake Fishery
US - Processors are expecting a quarter increase in hake when the fishery opens in June this year, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Rio Tinto Withdraws from Bristol Bay Pebble Mine Proposal
US - Earthworks has applauded Rio Tinto's withdrawal from the Pebble Mine proposal in Alaska's Bristol Bay....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Small Freshwater Biofoulers Carry a Big Price Tag
US - Anyone that has spent time at a seaside pier has witnessed the destruction barnacles wreak on boat hulls. But biofouling animals are not limited to marine environments....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Seafood Source Raises over $18,000 Towards Sustainability
US - With Oceana studies showing how "In the US, 80 per cent of seafood is imported, and one-third of seafood is mislabeled," Alaska Seafood Source has developed...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Kodiak Seiners to be Catching Pollock
US - Kodiak seiners will be scooping up pollock in their nets starting this week. You heard right. Seiners have a chance to test the waters to determine if a directed...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fight to Stop Privatization of US Fisheries Continues
US - In the face of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) request for increased spending of $2,000,000 to develop and implement new catch...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fishery Management Changes Unlikely to Effect Stellar Sea Lions
US - Proposed changes to fishing restrictions in the Aleutian Islands are not likely to jeopardise the continued existence of the endangered western population of...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States $5.6 million for Research to Benefit the US Fishing Industry
US - Research projects in New England and the Mid-Atlantic are expected to receive nearly $5.6 million in federal funding, according to an announcement made today...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Gulf Shrimp Landings for Start of 2014 Lowest in Years
US - The total US Gulf shrimp harvest for January and February 2014 is the lowest amount ever seen since 2008....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Competition for Chum Raw Materials
US - Chinese Processors, European Smokers and Domestic Portioners will be competing for Chum Raw Materials for the season in what may a very competitive market,...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Several Vying for Places on Board of Fisheries
US - Nine names are vying for three seats on the state Board of Fisheries, including six newcomers. That gives Governor Parnell the unique opportunity to replace...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Golden King Crab Fleet to Help With Crab Population Survey
US - Alaska’s golden king crab fleet has signed on for the long haul to learn more about those far flung stocks. The crabbers will help state and federal scientists...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Farmed and Wild Salmon Supply Expected to Tighten
US - Atlantic salmon prices dropped and the market was sluggish before lent but supply is expected to tighten again in April, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Crude Oil Causes Developmental Abnormalities in Large Marine Fish
US - Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster causes severe defects in the developing hearts of bluefin and yellowfin tunas, according to a new study by...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Net Loss Increased for AquaBounty in 2013
US - AquaBounty Technologies, Inc, has reported that its net loss last year increased to $4.7 million, compared with $4.4 million in 2012....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Seasonal Prohibition on Mutton and Lane Snapper to Begin in April
US - NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen there is a seasonal prohibition on fishing for or possession of mutton and lane snapper from 12:01 a.m., local time, April...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Returning Salmon Sets Record
US - Alaska’s salmon catch of 273 million salmon set a record last year– and so did the number of salmon returning home to state hatcheries....
 
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