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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...
17 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Greece Canned Tuna Market Remained Dormant in 2015
GLOBAL - The canned tuna market remained dormant in 2015, though raw material prices were at a six year low, reveals FAO Globefish....
16 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Westcoast Rockfish Market Update
US - West Coast processors indicate smaller catches of Pacific Rockfish as Hake continues to come in strong, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute market...
15 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Launches Ocean Acidification Website
US - Alaska is one of a handful of US states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye....
12 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Japan The Future of Japanese Shrimp - Is Land-Based Aquaculture the Solution?
JAPAN - In June this year, Tokyo-based Nippon Suisan Kaisha, or Nissui, announced its intention to build a new land-based shrimp farm in southern Japan. The company...
11 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Low-Powered LED Lights Can Improve Snow Crab Catchability
CANADA - The Atlantic Canada snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery may have started out as a bycatch fishery over 60 years ago, but today it has become the second...
09 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Weekly Overview: New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
ANALYSIS - A new virus, dubbed largemouth bass reovirus, has been found in fish taken from Pine Lake in Wisconsin, US, following a large mortality event back in...
Global Fish Farming News from Belize Belize Seaweed: The Next Big Thing for Fisheries
BELIZE - At the fourth International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) held in St John’s Newfoundland, Canada, Julianne Robinson from The Nature Conservancy...
08 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Large Sockeye Catch Saves the Summer Season
US - Two big fish stories have been spawned so far by the 2016 Alaska salmon season: 1) sockeyes save the day; and 2) colossal pinks....
05 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Thailand South East Asia Makes Important Step Towards Addressing IUU Fishing
THAILAND - Thailand and other South East Asian countries have made a very important step through the adoption, for the first time, of a Joint Declaration pledging...
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