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26 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Chilean salmon producer steps up ambitious ASC commitment
Salmones Blumar has announced it has completed its plan to enter all of its production sites into aquaculture improvement projects and, ultimately, earn 100% certification...
25 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Lerøy to use fish oil replacement in ongrowing feeds
One of the world’s largest salmon producers has announced plans to use feed containing microalgae to ensure that its fish contain high levels of long chain omega-3s....
21 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shellfish growers poised for lagoon show
Prospects for cultivating mussels, oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and seaweed in the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (TLSB) are promising, according to a new...
20 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Dirty words over cleanerfish fishery
A call to halt the supply of live wild-caught wrasse to the salmon aquaculture sector has been issued by the Angling Trust....
17 April 2017
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...
13 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Prices and disease hit global shrimp production
Lower international prices and outbreaks of disease in some leading producing countries meant that global production of farmed shrimp in 2016 remained stagnant,...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Award for organic salmon supremo
The General Manager of BC-based Creative Salmon, Tim Rundle, recently scooped the Organic Champion of the Year prize at the inaugural Canadian Organic Trade Association’s...
12 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Key EU stocks “returning to greatness”
The status of a number of key European fish stocks is on the rise, thanks to the “decades of self-sacrifice” by EU fishermen, according to one of their representative...
27 March 2017
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...
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...
 
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