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22 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fishmeal substitute passes taste test
Sashimi derived from yellowtail fed a diet containing a novel fishmeal replacement has passed a consumer taste test with flying colours....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: budget struggle threatens salmon jobs
Salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a third special session to try and agree on a state budget. It is the...
11 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Tuna rules tightened by ISSF
Three new and two amended conservation measures to facilitate continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries have been announced by the International Seafood Sustainability...
Global Fish Farming News from United States ASC eyes North American opportunities
In a bid to gain more traction in North America, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has appointed Peter Redmond as its first Vice President of Market Development...
09 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Hefty funding for novel marine fish research
A project to advance aquaculture technology for high-value marine fish such as tuna and hirame (Japanese flounder) has received $1.5 million in funding....
07 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: countdown to salmon season
Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than two weeks. The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at Copper River and the...
04 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States New chair for ISSF
Luciano Pirovano has been appointed as Chairman of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF)...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Competition for fish oil heats up
The aquafeeds industry will face increasing levels of competition for fish oil from the human health products market in the coming years....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Asian carp threaten $7 billion fishery
If invasive bighead carp and silver carp spread into Lake Michigan, there would be enough food available for these particular species to survive, according to a...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Triple addition to sustainable seafood body
Seafood Legacy, Future of Fish and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center have all joined the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions – a body which...
03 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Double bill backs Alaskan mariculture
Two bills which aim to improve access to state funding for Alaska’s shellfish and marine plant cultivators have been passed by the state’s House of Representatives...
01 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Calysta lands $40m investment for fishmeal replacement facility
Calysta, Inc., the manufacturer of the microbial fishmeal replacement FeedKind, today announced it had been pledged $40 million in Series D funding....
29 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: salmon slump v halibut high
The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches – notably halibut, black cod and various crabs –...
27 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Ground broken at Memphis fishmeal replacement facility
Work on a new 37-acre plant that will produce 200,000 tonnes of Calysta’s FeedKind protein for the aquafeed industry began this week....
25 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye shortfall forecast
This year’s commercial sockeye harvest in Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) is projected to be 1.2 million fish less than the 10-year average, according to the Alaska Department...
24 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States High halibut volumes in Alaska likely to impact prices
Alaska has had two weeks of strong halibut landings, prior to the opening of the main halibut season in Russia, according to this week’s Tradex Foods 3-Minute...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: plans to rejuvenate an ageing industry
Numerous studies over the past decade have highlighted Alaska’s “graying of the fleet” (the average age of permit holders is 50), and the lack of opportunities...
21 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaskans assess state's mariculture potential
Alaska’s mariculture industry could be worth as much as $1 billion a year within three decades....
17 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Easter respite for egg-laden shrimp
Pink shrimp price talks and egg-laden females have left boats tied up at the dock in Oregon, according to this week’s Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: further boost for salmon season
Salmon markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is up by a million fish, and the world’s biggest sockeye fishery at Bristol...
12 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Season set for Kodiak herring
The Kodiak herring sac roe fishery will begin at noon Saturday April 15th, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) has announced this week....
11 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States A single celled replacement for fishmeal?
Large scale production of a single cell organism could reduce the need to use wild-caught fish and agricultural crops as the key protein ingredients in aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Ruling welcomed by US aquaculture industry
US aquaculture producers should be able to transport live fish across state boundaries without the prospect of inadvertently triggering draconian penalties, following...
10 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Strong prices for sockeye
Sockeye inventories are all but bare leading into the new season in Alaska and British Columbia, which is creating high prices, according to this week’s Tradex...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: preparing to go electric
Automation is coming to Alaska fishing boats in the form of cameras and sensors to track what’s coming and going over the rails....
07 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Leading the polycultural revolution
Bren Smith’s plan to roll out a series of integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA) farms down the eastern seaboard of the US, and beyond, is gaining both momentum...
04 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Publix goes public with seafood sourcing policy
Publix, which has 1,146 stores across the southern US, has become the country's first retailer to publish a list of all the fisheries they use as suppliers for their...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Marine research under threat
New plans to pull funding from Alaska Sea Grant a year earlier than previously announced, have inspired director, Paula Cullenberg, to issue an impassioned plea...
03 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Endorsement for forage fisheries
A new study suggests that catching forage fish probably has a lower impact on predatory species than previously thought, challenging previous research that argued...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Strong forecast for Alaskan pinks
Alaskan pink salmon are expected to be in abundance this odd-numbered year, with steady pricing expected for the foreseeable future, according to this week’s Tradex...
 
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