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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Weekly Overview: US Fisheries Reports Show Improvements in Stock Health and the Fishing Economy
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a new US fisheries economics report from NOAA has revealed that commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Good Prices for Halibut and Sablefish Harvesters
US - The basic laws of supply and demand are resulting in a nice pay day for Alaska halibut and sablefish harvesters. Prices for both fish are up by more than a...
Monday, May 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global New Project to Bring Control to the Use of FAD's on Tuna Stocks
GLOBAL - The Pew Charitable Trusts has announced a new project which will help local fishery managers track and manage the use of Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD's)...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States What has Happened to the US Organic Aquaculture Standard?
ANALYSIS - Organic fish farming has been successfully established in many countries around the world, but the United States has yet to develop a standard. With a...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Chilean Salmon Producer Criticised over Failure to Harvest Infected Cages
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture Chile, Raul Sunico, has made a harsh criticism of the salmon company Invertec, who...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Lent Update: Little Inventory of Raw Materials or Excessive Inventory in the Market
US - At the end of Lent, we are not seeing much inventory of raw materials or hearing of excessive inventory in the market. The the cod market is also expected to...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Kodiak’s Roe Herring Fishery Began with Little Notice
US - Kodiak’s roe herring fishery began on April 15 with little notice and rumors of fire sale prices. The fleet of 22 seiners was down a bit; they are competing...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Aquaculture's Expansion and Success Will Come from Investing in the Industry's Future
ANALYSIS - Speaking before the Global AgInvesting forum on the 29 April 2014, Øistein Thorsen from Benchmark's Sustainability Science division trie, argues that...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Senate Bill to Address Seafood Mislabeling
US - More than 50 per cent of US seafood has been found to be mislabeled. In response, a new Senate Bill is set to address the growing problem, reports Rob Reierson...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Salmon Farms Approved in Marlborough Sounds
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Supreme Court of New Zealand has given the go-ahead for three of four new New Zealand King Salmon farms in Marlborough. The new...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Permits Have Tripled in Value
US - Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four brokers shows...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Disease Risk Predicted by New Climate Change Adaptation Tool
EU - A tool to calculate the risk of food and waterborne diseases under current or future climate change conditions has been established following a recent EU funded...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union European Parliament Adopts European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Package
EU - The European Parliament has voted to adopt the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) package, the final part of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Fish Vet Group: Interpreting Bioassay Results
ANALYSIS - In part two of Fish Vet Group’s article on the reasons and methodology behind carrying out a sea lice bioassay, Chris Findlay explains the challenges...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Sustainable Management Plan Discussion for UK/France Scallop Fishery
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, French and British Channel scallop fishers are coming together 14-16 April, for the first time, to explore a sustainable regional...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Recent Shrimp Quota Cuts to Drive Fishermen Out, Causing Speculative Purchasing
US - Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed sharp quota cuts for inshore and offshore northern shrimp fisheries, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Total Salmon Catch Projected to be Down 50 per cent
US - Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year’s record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Lords Call for EU Action on Food Waste
ANALYSIS - A Lords’ committee report calls for a redistribution of potentially wasted food to different sections of society or to be used in the animal feed chain...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global How to Apply Good Biosecurity in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Disease costs the US aquaculture industry alone, millions of dollars a year. In order to try and mitigate disease outbreaks from occurring, it is important...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Act Now on Climate Change or Face the Consequences on our Oceans
ANALYSIS - Climate change has been the most talked about topic this last week as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest assessment...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mixed Bag for Upcoming Hake Fishery
US - Processors are expecting a quarter increase in hake when the fishery opens in June this year, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Kodiak Seiners to be Catching Pollock
US - Kodiak seiners will be scooping up pollock in their nets starting this week. You heard right. Seiners have a chance to test the waters to determine if a directed...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global World Trade Talks Stall over Definition of Safety Standards
GLOBAL - World Trade Organisation talks over an agricultural trade deal have hit another block as one of the negotiating committees could not reach an agreement...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global IPCC Report: Climate Change a Huge Threat to the Ocean
GLOBAL - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest assessment of the impact of climate change on the world’s environment, focusing...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Cooke Aquaculture to Buy Marine Harvest's Shetland, Orkney Operations
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to sell its salmon farming operations, in the Shetland and Orkney Islands of Scotland, to the Canadian fish farming...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Competition for Chum Raw Materials
US - Chinese Processors, European Smokers and Domestic Portioners will be competing for Chum Raw Materials for the season in what may a very competitive market,...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Several Vying for Places on Board of Fisheries
US - Nine names are vying for three seats on the state Board of Fisheries, including six newcomers. That gives Governor Parnell the unique opportunity to replace...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Malawi Developments Spark Bright Future for Malawi’s Fisheries
MALAWI - Fish is an important renewable resource. Beyond its role in marine and freshwater ecosystems, fish significantly contributes to the survival and health...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from China Chinese Prawn/Shrimp Farm to Fill Supply Gap and Create Over 100,000 Jobs
ANALYSIS - Sino Agro Foods has announced that its planned prawn farm complex will culture shrimp and prawns from hatchery to grow-out and packing all on its giant...
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