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29 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada ACCH2016: Improving Aquaculture Feed Sustainability with Genomics
CANADA - In terms of sustainability, fish feed remains one of the finfish aquaculture industry’s greatest challenges. To alleviate pressure on wild stocks, there...
28 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Europe 2016 Round-Up
UK - The Fish Site was in Edinburgh last week for the Aquaculture Europe 2016 conference. The seminar programme had a heavy focus on health and production techniques....
27 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada ACCH2016: Diversification Necessary for Canadian Aquaculture Development to be Successful
CANADA - If Atlantic Canada wants to have a strong aquaculture industry, then they must not “put all [their] eggs into one salmon basket”. This was the key message...
26 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Pressure for Government to Declare 'Disaster' for Regions Hurt by Low Salmon Catch
US - Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon...
23 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food...
22 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
21 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
19 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Canada Invests in New Process to Battle Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Tanner Crab Fishery Awaits Revival
US - Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round....
16 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Track Commercial Fishing Activity in Almost Real-Time
GLOBAL - A new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest commercial fishing...
15 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Large-Size Pollock Fillets Still Scarce In Alaska
US - Directed fishing for the Pollock C season in the Gulf of Alaska opened August 25 with increased allocations rolled over from B season, reports Kyla Ganton in...
13 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global The Big Impact of Wasted Fish on the Poor
GLOBAL - Despite fish waste being a global problem, post harvest losses most affect poor people in developing countries, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Climate Change May Lead to $10 billion in Losses for Fishing Industry
ANALYSIS - Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new study...
12 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Fall a Busy Time for Alaskan Fishermen
US - It surprises many people across the state that fall is one of the busiest times for Alaska’s fishing industry from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea. As salmon...
09 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Acquires Balta Island Seafare
SCOTLAND, UK - Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has acquired Balta Island Seafare Ltd, a salmon farming company with operations in Shetland around the Yell and Unst islands....
08 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Only 9 Weeks Remain in the Halibut Fishery - Where is the Catch Market At?
US - With only 9 weeks remaining for the Pacific halibut fishery, catches continue to sit on par with last year's harvest, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods...
06 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Seaweed Farming Industry Advised to Avoid Common Pitfalls
ANALYSIS - The rapid growth of the seaweed farming industry means it a could easily and needlessly drop into some of the same pitfalls previously experienced in...
Global Fish Farming News from Solomon Islands Inland Aquaculture Looks Promising for Food Security in Solomon Islands
SOLOMON ISLANDS - By 2030, the Solomon Islands is expected to have a shortfall in food fish supply of 6000 to 20,000 metric tons, driven by a growing population,...
05 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Crabbers Stunned By Latest Outlook
US - Bering Sea crabbers were stunned last week when the outlooks for the upcoming fall and winter fisheries were revealed....
02 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global International Crab Trade Declining
GLOBAL - With only one tanner crab processing plant left in Alaska, which by law cannot process more than 30 per cent of the total volume, a significant amount of...
01 September 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Japan Could Vegetarian Fish Be a Thing of the Future? Latest Efforts from Japan
JAPAN - One area of aquaculture that continues to draw attention is the replacement of fishmeal and fish oil with alternative sources such as plant or soybean feed....
30 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Canada Detects First Case of Whirling Disease
ANALYSIS - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Pink Salmon Fishermen Await Financial Relief
US - Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska’s pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late...
26 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Diagnostics Tools Could Save Aquaculture Industry Millions
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is investing nearly £250,000 in projects that aim to improve biodiversity and fish health in aquaculture...
25 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States North American Flounder Demand Skyrockets
US - Prices of raw materials are slowly climbing, as Chinese processing plants take orders of Yellowfin Sole and Flounder before Chinese New Year, reports Kyla Ganton...
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...
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...
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...
 
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