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10 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU Buying Less Seafood but Paying More for It
EU - A new report from the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA) reveals that in 2015 seafood consumption in the EU dropped...
08 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Russian Federation Russia’s Domestic Market To Determine Global Seafood Outlook
RUSSIA - Weakened raw material pricing could present buyers with opportunities on value added products in the EU and North America. However, a manufacturing push...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Ship to Move Salmon Farming Further Offshore
ANALYSIS - It could be the start of a sustainable revolution for the Norwegian salmon farming industry, following the design of an aquaculture ship that will move...
07 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Halibut Catches Could be Down Again in 2016
US - Despite some encouraging signs that Pacific halibut stocks are stabilizing after being on a downward spiral for nearly two decades, catches could decrease slightly...
04 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Twenty Years of the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
GLOBAL - Concerns about global overfishing and the wider ecosystem impacts of fishing activity both within countries economic exclusive zones and the high seas have...
03 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weather: El Niño’s Global Impact, US November Outlook
ANALYSIS - El Niño is expected to peak in December, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)....
01 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: India Looks to Antibiotic Free Shrimp Production to Improve Exports
ANALYSIS - The use of antibiotics on some shrimp farms has been identified as one of the main issues holding back India's seafood exports. ...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Downward Pricing Trend on Small Rockfish Fillet
US - In the first quarter, a strong fresh market and large sized fish dried up opportunities on small-sized rockfish fillets. Now prices are beginning to trend downwards...
30 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: It's Time to Enter the 2016 Symphony of Seafood
US - The call is out for products to compete in Alaska’s most celebrated seafood bash, and another new category has been added to the mix....
27 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Japan JIRCAS: Japan's Fisheries Technology Makes its Mark
JAPAN - The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, or JIRCAS, is a national institute in Japan working to develop technology for the agriculture,...
26 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Philippines Taking Account of the ‘Invisible Fishers’
PHILIPPINES - Women fish all over the word, but looking at the scientific literature, you may vastly underestimate their role. In a talk given by Dr Danika Kleiber,...
24 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: FDA Approves AquaBounty GM Salmon for Consumption
ANALYSIS - The biggest headline this week is that after a long wait, AquaBounty has finally received US FDA approval for its GM AquAdvantage® salmon....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Scientist Muzzled on the Sockeye Salmon Collapse
CANADA - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson spoke exclusively with the Department of Fisheries & Ocean Scientist Kristi Miller who's...
23 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Talk Budgets and Bycatch
US - Alaskans are being asked to weigh in on two tough issues: budgets and halibut bycatch. First off, the state Boards of Fish and Game are asking for ideas on...
19 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States AquaBounty Receives FDA Approval for GM Salmon
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AquaBounty Technologies's New Animal Drug Application for the production, sale, and consumption of its...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Progress Made on Tuna Fisheries Management at Latest ICCAT Meeting
EU - It was good news for some tuna stocks this week as the 24th International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting came to a close...
17 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Understanding of Salmon Gut Bacteria to Help Industry Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Researchers from around the world are paving the way for a more ecologically sustainable salmon farming industry with the first complete picture of wild...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Domoic Acid Findings Triggers Dungeness Crab Closures
US - After Domoic Acid was found in samples of Dungeness Crab, an indefinite delay in the California Fishery was imposed - this could be good news for the British...
16 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new majority Liberal Government, under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to...
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 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....
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...
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....
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