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28 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Grim 50 cents a Pound for Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Fishermen
US - Shock and dismay were heard from Bristol Bay fishermen when they finally got word last week that major buyers would pay 50 cents a pound for their sockeye salmon....
27 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
24 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Better Understanding of European Fish Stocks Needed to Ensure Sustainability
ANALYSIS - More needs to be done to understand data surrounding fish stocks in Europe and ensure the sustainability of the stock....
23 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Improving Market Access and Farm Standards for Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Small-scale shrimp farmers are now set to benefit from a new project that will help them work towards a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture...
21 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mid-Summer Seafood Industry Round-Up
US - Atlantic harvest volumes have been poor this year. Pollock pricing remains steady. Haddock pricing has dropped 54 per cent and is expected to stay at this level....
20 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Sockeye Salmon Landings Break Record
US - The world’s biggest sockeye salmon run at Bristol Bay went from “bust” to “unbelievable” in one week. Landings last week broke records every day for...
17 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global GSI Update: Reducing Sea Lice and Increasing Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) launched back in August 2013 in Norway. Over a year on, the GSI has produced its first progress report showing an expansion...
16 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Japan Challenges in Japanese Eel Production
JAPAN - Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) has been eaten in Japan since ancient times. Traditionally considered a source of nourishment, its consumption is also a...
14 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Disease Diagnostics Technology Aims to Combat Disease in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is developing cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology that...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Tough Start to Alaska Salmon Season
US - It has been a tough start to Alaska's salmon season. Barely one million chum salmon were caught over the duration of last week's run and a similar trend has...
13 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Big Alaska Marine Debris Cleanup Begins
US - Kodiak volunteers were scrambling with front end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds of super sacks for the first pick up of a massive marine debris...
10 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Aquaculture Importance Discussed at Sustainable Seafood Week
US - Seafood accounts for 16.6 per cent of global animal protein consumption and plays an essential role in food security, providing over 3 billion people with 20...
09 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Seafood Traceability a Hot Topic During NYC Sustainable Seafood Week
US - Sustainable Seafood Week (SSW) in NY began with a bang. The Industry Lab, an invite-only event intended to spark conversation about seafood sustainability,...
07 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Tassal Gains Bigger Market Share Through De Costi Seafoods Acquisition
ANALYSIS - There has been more movement in the markets this week as the Tasmanian salmon farming company Tassal announced it is to buy De Costi Seafoods in order...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Good Year Expected for Pink Salmon Fishery
US - This year is looking to be a good one for Pink salmon, both in Russia and here in North America. In the Prince William Sound, fishing will actually start a...
06 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Tidal Vision “Upcycling” Seafood Byproducts
US - “Upcycling” seafood byproducts is the business model for Tidal Vision, a Juneau-based company of five entrepreneurs who are making waves with their line...
03 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States RAS Specific “Farm Killers”- Which Ones Do You Fear?
US - Recirculating aquaculture farms have been built for a number of farming applications with varying degrees of success. Some applications have a track record...
02 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Netherlands Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge the Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog...
30 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Icicle Seafoods Sold to Indonesian Investors
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Indonesia's Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers have entered into an agreement to buy North American seafood company Icicle...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Steep Halibut Pricing Expected to Continue
US - As the fresh Halibut season has ended, any product in the freezers should remain high - especially as the boats take a few weeks to transition to Salmon gear....
29 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved....
26 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Hard Water Increases Catfish Susceptibility to Columnaris Disease
US - Scientists from the USDA Agricultural Research Service have found that columnaris disease incidence varies with the type of water that catfish are raised in....
25 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Is Animal Welfare Becoming a Commercial Issue?
ANALYSIS - Large multinational processing companies, retailers and foodservice organisations are starting to define the way that producers view animal welfare and...
24 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Bleak Outlook for Collapsed Sole Market
US - The sole market is down to record low levels and long inventories, poor markets, and limited cash flow equate to looming troubles ahead for Chinese processing...
23 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Weekly Overview: Can the Expansion of Aquaculture in Europe be Done Sustainably?
ANALYSIS - A new Future Brief from environmental news service, Science for Environment Policy, has looked at the expansion of aquaculture in Europe, what environmental...
Global Fish Farming News from Global UN Makes Resolution to Develop High Seas Biodiversity Treaty
GLOBAL - The UN General Assembly has adopted a new resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on the ‘high seas’....
22 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Bright Spots Emerging in Bleak Global Salmon Sales Market
US - As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market....
19 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Is Sustainable Aquaculture Possible in Europe?
EU - Aquaculture is the fastest growing animal sector of worldwide food production. But, in Europe — in contrast with the rest of the world — the sector is stagnating...
18 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Scientists Investigate Carp Edema Virus Spread in Europe
EUROPE - Carp edema virus, also known as koi sleepy disease (CEV/KSD), is a special form of sleepy disease affecting koi and common carp. Long known only in Japan,...
 
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