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24 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Indonesia Breaking down the barriers in Asia
Despite producing over three quarters of the world’s aquaculture output, a number of issues regarding the distribution and marketing of fish produced by the Asian...
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Windfall for Irish/Welsh mussel growers
A €1.4 million project which seeks to solve the mysteries of seed mussel supply across the Irish Sea was launched by BIM, Ireland’s seafood development agency,...
23 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Saudi Arabia Fly farms set for Saudi Arabia
A licensing deal to build three fly farms in Saudi Arabia has been signed between Saudi technology hub Sajt and waste-to-nutrient pioneer AgriProtein this week....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Improving the bottom line
A new report is calling on the fishing industry to invest in new net technology to reduce the impacts of bottom-trawling....
22 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Breakthrough for omega-3 canola
A strain of canola which contains long-chain omega-3s has now been submitted for regulatory approval in Australia, with submissions in the US and Canadia anticipated...
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 Kingdom Non-medicinal lice treatments on vets' agenda
A run-through of the latest developments in non-medicinal sea lice treatments is likely to be among the highlights of next week’s Fish Vet Society Spring Conference....
20 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Salmon sector seeks avian opportunities
A meeting to discuss the viability of including avian proteins in salmon feeds – which also covered the potential offered by a variety of other possible alternatives...
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...
17 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Rouge letter day for Scots salmon
Almost 100 delegates from the Scottish salmon industry and beyond gathered in Edinburgh yesterday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of farmed Scottish salmon being...
16 March 2017
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 Turkey Turks seek to expand bass and bream output
Turkish aquaculture industry player Akvatur is planning to raise its output and export sales this year, according to senior company representatives....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fresh threat for BC salmon
Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) has been discovered at an Atlantic salmon farm in BC for the first time, a finding that has raised alarm bells for...
14 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Battle over Barents crabs continues
Norway’s decision to detain vessels that have been authorised by the EU to fish for snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters has sparked an angry riposte...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pacific cod price hike predicted
Slow fishing in Alaska and Russia has left Chinese processors hard pressed for Pacific cod raw materials and a tightened twice frozen market in North America, reports...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada LeBlanc cheque for Atlantic seafood sector
Funding worth $325 million for the fisheries and seafood sectors on Canada’s east coast has been announced by the Canada’s Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc,...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Funding windfall for Highland aqua
A £1 million programme, which could create up to 50 more aquaculture-related jobs in Scotland’s Highlands & Islands, has been approved....
10 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Peru Anchovy fishery seeks sustainability upgrade
The Peruvian anchovy fishery, which is the world's largest source of fishmeal and fish oil, has this week launched a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in a bid...
09 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Croatia Croatian fish processors invest, re-launch exports to Russia
Croatian fish processors Cromaris and Sardina are investing in upgrading and expanding their facilities, and they were recently allowed to re-launch exports to the...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Tackling ISA on 3 fronts
Stofnfiskur, the Icelandic salmon ova producer, is working to combat infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on three fronts – by capitalising on its unique natural biosecurity...
08 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Global Urchinomics – Perfect Blend of Aquaculture and Conservation?
GLOBAL - Across the world’s oceans, sea urchins are on the march – and that’s not a good thing. Reports on how a new system of population management can stem...
Global Fish Farming News from United States High hopes for fish oil replacement
USA: Up to 15% of the of the volumes of EPA and DHA currently required by the salmon aquaculture industry could be provided by specially-produced algae by 2019....
07 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Crabbers Haul Back Pots from Panhandle to Bering Sea
US - Alaska crabbers are hauling back pots from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea, and reduced catches are resulting in record prices for their efforts. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Researchers Look to Amaranth Leaf as Fishmeal Alternative
GLOBAL - As aquaculture continues to expand, more high quality feed is required to sustain the industry, but this is putting further strain on limited available...
03 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Pelagics Supply Outlook Improving
GLOBAL - With recent research indicating that North Atlantic mackerel and herring stocks are improving, the outlook for 2017 appears to be strong. In contrast, for...
02 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Global Slightly Lower Groundfish Supplies, Weaker Surimi Demand
GLOBAL - The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended a 10 percent decrease in the Barents Sea cod quota for 2017 but a 7 percent...
01 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
GLOBAL - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in...
28 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States The Shrimp Market: Declines & Reductions, Ripple Effects, Softening Market, Moderate Volumes
US - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans stock assessments show detrimental declines to Canada's Borealis shrimp biomass, raising concerns for the ripple effect...
 
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