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Thursday, October 03, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Whisky Feed a Boost to Sustainable Salmon Aquaculture
UK - The whisky and salmon industries in Scotland are about to embark on an innovative new partnership which will convert co-products from whisky production into...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Revolutionary New Fishing Gear to Prevent Unwanted Catches and Increase Earnings
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, new fishing gear technology, designed by New Zealand scientists in partnership with fishing companies, is able to determine and sort...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Scotland to Lose Aquaculture as Marine Harvest Completes Morpol Acquisition
NORWAY - The EU Commission has now approved the acquisition of all the outstanding shares in Morpol by salmon farming giant Marine Harvest, marking a milestone for...
Monday, September 30, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Governor Pressed on Fisheries Issues
US - Governor Parnell took to the statewide airwaves last Tuesday to answer questions from Alaskans on APRN’s Talk of Alaska....
Friday, September 27, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Australia What Will Australia's New Government Bring to the Fisheries Sector?
ANALYSIS - As the Liberal Party takes over running the country, new Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirms his support to creating a more sustainable and competitive...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Thailand Human Rights Abuses in Thailand's Shrimp Sector Investigated
THAILAND - A new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented accounts of human trafficking, confiscation of identification documents, withholding...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: WWF Video Removed After Damaging Fishing Gear Message Portrayed
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) Canada has removed an animated video from its website that sent out a message against trawl...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global US Lifts Countervailing Duty on China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam Shrimp
ANALYSIS - Countervailing duty orders on warmwater shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam have now been lifted after the US Trade Commission found...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Anglo-American to Withdraw from Pebble Mine Project
US - News that mining giant Anglo-American plans to withdraw from the Pebble Mine project was greeted with joy by opponents who hailed it as a victory for the people...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Will $40 Billion Cut to Nutrition Bill Further Delay US Farm Bill?
ANALYSIS - On Thursday, the US House of Representatives approved a three-year nutrition bill on a largely party-line 217-210 vote. The bill is expected to cut about...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Romania Caviar Company Demonstrates Sustainable Aquaculture
ROMANIA - Romania has a caviar industry dating back nearly 3,000 years but it is an industry that has faced problems with overfishing of sturgeon and findings of...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: UK Seeks Aquaculture Expansion Through Offshore Rainbow Trout Farming
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, A project is underway in the UK to establish rainbow trout aquaculture off the coast of Cornwall, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
Global Fish Farming News from Netherlands Sustainably Grown Blackworm Identified as a Alternative Aquaculture Feed
NETHERLANDS - New research is now taking place into the plant-fed blackworm as an alternative feed for farmed fish. ...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Record Season Sparks Permit Buying Expansion
US - Alaska’s record salmon season has permit brokers hopping as buyers seek to break into or expand their opportunities in many fisheries....
Friday, September 13, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sustainable Shrimp Aquaculture: The Next Big Crop for Missouri?
US - Researchers at the University of Missouri believe shrimp could become the next major cash crop for the state, which is usually associated with the production...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Tougher Rules Needed to Save European Eel Stocks
EU - Fresh legislation is urgently needed to save the European eel stock, which scientists report has declined by at least 95 per cent in the past thirty years,...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Natural Dietary Supplement Protects Fish from Parasites
ANALYSIS - In this week's news round-up, a more natural method to protect fish from fanged parasites has been identified by researchers at James Cook University,...
Global Fish Farming News from Liberia A Developing Sector: Aquaculture in Liberia
ANALYSIS - Aquaculture in Liberia is currently practiced as a way to contribute to food security in terms of increased food production, improved household access...
Monday, September 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Largest Catch Ever for Alaskan Salmon
US - Alaska’s 2013 salmon season has yielded the largest catch ever, and the value of the fishery is also headed for the record books. ...
Friday, September 06, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States US Budget Cuts Could Threaten Aquaculture Drug Registrations
US - The US Congress will vote soon on its operational budget cuts for fiscal year - 2014. If the planned cuts go ahead, it is likely that it will lead to a decrease...
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Average Fish Prices? Popular Docks? New Report Says All
US - Want to know the average fish prices at the docks over a decade … or where most Alaska fishermen and fishing fleets call home? Or how Alaska’s seafood industry...
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Further Fukushima Radiation Leaks Spark Fish Contamination Fears
ANALYSIS - News of further leaks of radioactive water at the Fukushima power plant in Japan have sparked more fear over the safety of seafood in the vicinity. In...
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Fish Sales Increased in Ireland During 2012
ANALYSIS - Its good news for the Irish seafood retail market which is now worth €192 million a year, up €3.6 million from 2012. Fresh fish is proving particularly...
Monday, September 02, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Copper River Seafoods Plans to Withdraw Support for the MSC
US - Copper River Seafoods is planning to withdraw support for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) from 2014 unless it certifies all of Alaska’s salmon fisheries....
Friday, August 30, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Bellona Launches Ocean Forest to Benefit Aquaculture
NORWAY - The Bellona Foundation, an international environmental NGO based in Norway, has established Ocean Forest, a partnership with Lerøy Seafood Group. The aim...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Organic Food Market Growing
ANALYSIS - The global market for organic food grew by more than 25 per cent since the start of the global economic crisis between 2008 and 2011. ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Strong Norwegian Salmon Prices Deliver Good Q2 Results
ANALYSIS - Strong Norwegian salmon prices in the second quarter (Q2) of 2013 have led to increased profits for salmon farming companies in the country....
Global Fish Farming News from Liberia Plans for Development in Liberia's Aquaculture Sector
LIBERIA - Further development is needed in Liberia's aquaculture sector to improve food production and productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Specifically, funding...
Monday, August 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Sodexo Commits to MSC
US - Alaska salmon continues to get broadsided by ill informed, far away big wigs who believe they are best suited to make seafood choices for their customers. Sodexo,...
Friday, August 23, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Fish Markets Still Affected by Difficult Economic Climate
ANALYSIS - Global fish markets are still impacted by the difficult economic climates in the world’s major economies, according to the FAO Globefish Highlights...
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