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24 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Chilean Government to Certify Farms that are Antibiotic Free
GLOBAL - Following on from last week's news that salmon farming companies in Chile were joining together to reduce antibiotic use, this week the Chilean National...
23 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Low Demand, Bad Weather Lead to Chinese Tilapia Supply Drop
GLOBAL - In 2015, the US and EU markets weakened while average import prices also declined. Industry sources estimate there was a 40 per cent drop in Chinese tilapia...
22 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Pink Salmon Fishery to be Worst in 20 Years
US - Alaska’s 2016 pink salmon fishery is set to rank as the worst in 20 years by a long shot, and the outlook is bleak for all other salmon catches except sockeyes....
19 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Chile Encourages Zero Antibiotic, Antiparasitic Use with New Certification
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has launched a new certification for marine fish farms that prove their status as free from the use of...
18 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Strong Lobster Supplies but Weakening Demand
GLOBAL - In 2015, global lobster landings reached 160,000 tonnes. Over half of these are comprised of American lobster (Homarus americanus), which dominate the world...
17 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Greece Canned Tuna Market Remained Dormant in 2015
GLOBAL - The canned tuna market remained dormant in 2015, though raw material prices were at a six year low, reveals FAO Globefish....
16 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Westcoast Rockfish Market Update
US - West Coast processors indicate smaller catches of Pacific Rockfish as Hake continues to come in strong, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute market...
15 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Launches Ocean Acidification Website
US - Alaska is one of a handful of US states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye....
12 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Japan The Future of Japanese Shrimp - Is Land-Based Aquaculture the Solution?
JAPAN - In June this year, Tokyo-based Nippon Suisan Kaisha, or Nissui, announced its intention to build a new land-based shrimp farm in southern Japan. The company...
11 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Low-Powered LED Lights Can Improve Snow Crab Catchability
CANADA - The Atlantic Canada snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery may have started out as a bycatch fishery over 60 years ago, but today it has become the second...
09 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Weekly Overview: New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
ANALYSIS - A new virus, dubbed largemouth bass reovirus, has been found in fish taken from Pine Lake in Wisconsin, US, following a large mortality event back in...
Global Fish Farming News from Belize Belize Seaweed: The Next Big Thing for Fisheries
BELIZE - At the fourth International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) held in St John’s Newfoundland, Canada, Julianne Robinson from The Nature Conservancy...
08 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Large Sockeye Catch Saves the Summer Season
US - Two big fish stories have been spawned so far by the 2016 Alaska salmon season: 1) sockeyes save the day; and 2) colossal pinks....
05 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Thailand South East Asia Makes Important Step Towards Addressing IUU Fishing
THAILAND - Thailand and other South East Asian countries have made a very important step through the adoption, for the first time, of a Joint Declaration pledging...
04 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from China Alaska Pollock Inventories Dwindle as Production Capacity is Booked
CHINA - Production capacity for Frozen Pollock Fillet Production in China continues to tighten as orders pile up before Chinese New Year, report Rob Reierson and...
02 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Sustainability Concerns Mean Tesco Stops Selling Some Canned Tuna
GLOBAL - UK supermarket Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway In Situ Cleaning: Clean Nets – What About the Fish?
NORWAY - Since the use of cleaner fish became widespread in salmon farming, in situ cleaning has become a more common method of biofouling management. In situ cleaning...
01 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: New Programme Allows Fishermen to Share Information on Salmon Stocks
US - Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaska fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United...
29 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Cash Injection for Massive Expansion of Halibut Farming Project
NORWAY - A Norwegian fish farm that is developing methods to produce farmed Atlantic halibut is set for a massive expansion in production thanks to a fresh injection...
28 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tesco to Remove Some John West Canned Tuna from Shelves
UK - Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
26 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Lumpfish: Cleaning Up Sea Lice in Salmon Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites that have become an increasing concern for salmon aquaculture, costing global salmon farming more than $500 million...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Fishing Ban Could Be Only Option Left for Saving Pacific Bluefin Tuna
GLOBAL - The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for a two year ban on the commercial fishing of Pacific bluefin tuna as a last resort to save the species....
25 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from China Record Breaking Storm Season in China Pressures Tilapia Supply
CHINA - Harsh weather is shaking up tilapia farms in Southern China as they experience the most severe rainstorm season since 1998, report Rob Reierson and Kyla...
22 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Sierra Leone Aquaculture Project Boosting Food Security in Sierra Leone
SIERRA LEONE - As Sierra Leone struggles to re-build its food sytems post-Ebola, WorldFish, funded by USAID’s Feed the Future campaign, helping by promoting integrated...
21 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom The Economic Benefits of Ecolabels for Fisheries: A Complex Story
UK - Created to tackle issues surrounding overexploitation and ocean habitat degradation, ecolabels are designed to offer market-based incentives to encourage sustainable...
19 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
GLOBAL - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye Salmon Makes a Comeback in Bristol Bay
US - Alaskan Salmon Harvests outside of Bristol Bay are having a difficult season, with catch totals well below season estimates, report Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton...
18 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Sea Share Programme Growth Continues
US - The decades-old ‘bycatch to food banks’ program has grown far beyond its original Alaska beginnings. Today, only 10 percent of the fish going to hunger...
15 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Interest Grows in New Salmon Lice-Zapping Laser
NORWAY - Sea lice has been the biggest issue facing the salmon farming sector for some time, but a Norwegian technology firm has come up with a way to get rid of...
12 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Shrimp Landings a Challenge for Buyers
US - Fishermen are predicting a decline in this year's pink shrimp catch compared with last year, but it could be a good catch compared with the long-term history...
 
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