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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,...
16 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye Inventories Clean Up In Preparation for Record Breaking Salmon Forecasts
US - The Alaska salmon return for 2015 is posed to set new records - forecasts show harvests of 221 million salmon, equating to about 1 billion pounds, reports Rob...
15 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Setnetting May Soon be Banned in Parts of Alaska
US - A one handed clap best describes the reaction to the 43,000 signature drop off by anti-salmon setnet advocates at the Division of Elections last week. It means...
12 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Future Food Security Requires a New Food System
ANALYSIS - Increasing demand for food and changes in the way we live mean that we need to make some big changes in the food supply chain, according to David Evans...
11 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Research Begins on Closed-Containment Systems for Atlantic Salmon
NORWAY - Eight year research by four Norwegian research institutions into developing closed-containment systems for Atlantic Salmon has now begun at a newly opened...
09 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Salmon Farms Share Environmental, Social Data
ANALYSIS - In a world's first, a global food sector has collectively reported on its sustainability performance indicators in a transparent manner. ...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Steady Haddock Pricing Amidst Turbulent Norwegian Biomass Analysis
US - Although Haddock in the George's Bank is relatively abundant and is not currently overfished, this year's harvest will be largely dependent on the ability of...
08 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Total Alaska Salmon Catch Pegged at 221 million
US - Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will...
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