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13 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway How Norway Avoids Antibiotics in Aquaculture
NORWAY - Over the past few years Norway has cut its antibiotic use in salmon farming to virtually zero. This has led to a flourishing industry and a reduction in...
12 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sparse Inventories Tighten Sockeye Salmon, Pink Shrimp Sales
US - Pink and sockeye salmon harvests in Alaska were strong this year, but inventories are still bare as buyers are urged to purchase. The West Coast pink shrimp...
10 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Guardian Newspaper Reveals Labour Abuse in Irish Fishing Industry
ANALYSIS - Over the last week, the Guardian newspaper named and shamed an Irish fishing trawler after a year-long investigation documented labour abuse and illegal...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Growth in Production of Aquatic Products
ANALYSIS - World production of aquatic products both from catch fishing and aquaculture is expected to grow by 2.6 per cent this year....
09 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: January Tanner Crab Fishery Called Off Again
US - The popular January Tanner crab fishery has been called off for the third year running throughout the Westward Region (Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula),...
06 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Discover Salmon Puberty Gene
NORWAY - Researchers have discovered that a specific gene plays a very important role in determining whether a salmon returns to spawn as a large or small salmon....
05 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Seafood Exports Bring in NOK 8 billion for the First Time
NORWAY - Exports of seafood from Norway in October have passed the NOK 8.1 billion mark for the first time....
04 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Guardian Newspaper Discovers Labour Abuse in Irish Fishing Industry
IRELAND - A new investigation by the Guardian newspaper has documented labour abuse and illegal migrant workers on board Irish prawn and whitefish fishing trawlers....
03 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Japan Typhoon Ravages Hokkaido Chum Harvests
JAPAN - Harvests from the Hokkaido fall chum salmon fishery is expected to only be on par with last year's catch due to the typhoon that hit Japan, reports Rob Reierson...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Zoetis-PHARMAQ Acquisition to Strengthen Position in Aquatic Health Market
ANALYSIS - Zoetis has announced this week that it is strengthening its position in the aquatic health market through the acquisition of PHARMAQ for $765 million....
02 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Leads US Fish Landings
US - Alaska claimed the top three fishing ports for landings again last year, and led all US states in terms of seafood landings and values....
30 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from India India’s Shrimp Aquaculture Industry Remains Hopeful Despite Onset of Disease
INDIA - India’s shrimp exports dominated the global supply market in 2014, with over 301,000 tonnes of tiger (Penaeus monodon) and whiteleg (Penaeus vanname/Litopenaeus...
29 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Grow Shrimp Faster and Bigger on Sea Urchin Droppings Diet
US - Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham appear to have found a better way to grow shrimp that is also less expensive, and the new process could...
27 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Strong Halibut Pricing Expected to Stay
US - Fresh pricing on halibut is staying strong in Alaska as we approach the 7 November season closure. Black Cod, also set to end, has been landing strong and pricing...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Weekly Overview: VHS Virus Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported for the first time in Iceland this week. ...
26 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Prices Hit Rock Bottom
US - Alaska’s 2015 salmon season produced the second largest harvest ever, but rock bottom prices yielded the lowest pay out to fishermen since 2006. That will...
23 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Call for International Cooperation to Beat IUU Fishing
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organisation has called for international cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing....
22 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Could Satellites Change Systems for Aquaculture?
ANALYSIS - Developments in satellite, space and tracking technology are starting to have repercussions far beyond field mapping for crops and GPS guidance systems...
20 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States El Nino Leaves California Squid Fishery Bare
US - Pacific Loligo Squid have been dramatically impacted by the warm water effects of El Nino. The Loligo fishery started strong, but as the squid began to move...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Government Offers More Flexibility for Fishermen Facing Discard Ban
ANALYSIS - In order to help UK fishermen prepare for the upcoming demersal discard ban, which will come into effect from January 2016, Fisheries Minister George...
19 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: King Crab Fishers Welcome Crack Down on Illegal Fishing
US - Fish pirates are coming under fire as more countries band together to stop them from pilfering the world’s oceans. So called Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated...
16 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Overreliance on Supply Side Sustainability Increases Food Waste
US - We have all done it. We have carefully selected a food labeled in a way that assures us the environment was not harmed or the community producing it benefitted...
15 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Fish and Food Production
ANALYSIS - To meet the challenge of producing more and more food with less resources and less land to meet the needs of a growing global population, food producers...
13 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Brazil’s Economy Impacting on Global Seafood Market
GLOBAL - The weakened Brazilian Real has deterred Portuguese producers of salted cod to export product to the Latin American country. The big question now is where...
12 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Is Alaskan Pollock Really Alaskan Pollock?
US - When is Alaska pollock not really Alaska pollock? When it is listed as such by the Food and Drug Administration, which governs what every seafood product will...
09 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from India Indian Shrimp Production Expected to Drop 20 per cent
INDIA - India is expecting a 10-20 per cent drop in its farmed shrimp production this year....
08 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from China Preparing for Chinese New Year & Lent - What you Should Know about the Seafood Market
CHINA - As Chinese suppliers gear up for Chinese New Year, production is in full swing before the plants close at the end of January. Here is a recap on twice-frozen...
07 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Calculator Allows Businesses to Track the Sustainability of their Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new Sustainable Seafood Calculator application, powered by FishChoice.com, in partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® programme and...
06 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Scheme to Clean up Oceans
GLOBAL - A new international initiative has been launched to tackle the problems caused by lost and abandoned fishing gear....
05 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Unsettled Market for Salmon Fishing Permits, Quotas
US - “Unsettled” best describes the mood among brokers in the business of buying, selling and trading Alaska salmon permits and quota shares of various catches....
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