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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...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska fish factor: buoyant seafood sales
Seafood sales at American retail stores - especially US wild-captured fish - are on an upswing and should remain that way for the foreseeable future....
30 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alternative protein project grows wings
Fly farms could soon be producing 100,000 tonnes of protein and 60,000 tonnes of oil annually for the aquaculture and poultry feed markets in North America, following...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Department to help keep predator threat at bay
Harassment, or “hazing,” of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast, in a bid to help improve survival of juvenile...
27 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Panga producers hit hard
It's not shaping up to be a very good year for Vietnamese pangasius producers, as harsh weather and increased import tariffs strengthen finished goods, according...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: navy could disrupt salmon migration
Plans by the US Navy to conduct training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska for two weeks in early May have led to nine coastal communities signing resolutions asking...
22 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mixed fortunes for salmon species
Sockeye inventories are bare leading into the new season, while Alaska harvest projections fall short of last season's catch, according to this week’s Tradex Foods...
21 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sustainable squid breakthrough
Two squid Supply Chain Roundtables (SRs), which encompass more than 20 squid fisheries, have merged in a bid to pave the way toward a more sustainable global squid...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Feed standard shapes up
The soon-to-be revised version of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s feed standard dominated the organisation’s talk at this year’s Seafood Export North...
20 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Storm over coast guard cut proposals
Plans to slash US Coast Guard funding by $1.3 billion have inspired 60 politicians to sign a letter in protest....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Who's in the seafood champ camp?
SeaWeb has today revealed 16 people – “who have demonstrated brilliance and tenacity…to change our relationship with the sea” – as finalists for this year’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Crowdfunding could tackle seafood fraud
A new initiative that aims to stop fraud by allowing restaurant diners to trace their seafood is seeking to raise $75,000 by the end of March....
18 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: hatcheries show poor rate of returns
The annual Alaska Fisheries Enhancement Report shows that, in 2016, only about 27 million adult salmon returned to Alaska’s 28 hatcheries - less than half of the...
16 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mexican shrimp boycott urged
Conservation organizations today announced a boycott of all shrimp from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Optimism despite mounting losses for GM salmon firm
The head of AquaBounty claims the company had “a highly successful year”, despite posting a loss of $8.5 million in 2016 – up from $7.0 million the year before....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Entrepreneur sets sights on alternative protein technology
Ten years after making his first investment in aquaculture, David Tze, the founder of the aquaculture investment fund Aquacopia, is looking for a fresh investment...
15 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pink salmon tsunami predicted
The Alaskan Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) expects the state’s commercial fisheries to land 204 million salmon during the course of the year – up 81% compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Merck Animal Health Supports Scholarship for 34 Veterinary Students from US, Canada and Asia
US - Today, 34 outstanding veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary...
 
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