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04 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from China Alaska Pollock Inventories Dwindle as Production Capacity is Booked
CHINA - Production capacity for Frozen Pollock Fillet Production in China continues to tighten as orders pile up before Chinese New Year, report Rob Reierson and...
02 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Sustainability Concerns Mean Tesco Stops Selling Some Canned Tuna
GLOBAL - UK supermarket Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway In Situ Cleaning: Clean Nets – What About the Fish?
NORWAY - Since the use of cleaner fish became widespread in salmon farming, in situ cleaning has become a more common method of biofouling management. In situ cleaning...
01 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: New Programme Allows Fishermen to Share Information on Salmon Stocks
US - Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaska fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned by United...
29 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Cash Injection for Massive Expansion of Halibut Farming Project
NORWAY - A Norwegian fish farm that is developing methods to produce farmed Atlantic halibut is set for a massive expansion in production thanks to a fresh injection...
28 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tesco to Remove Some John West Canned Tuna from Shelves
UK - Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
26 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Lumpfish: Cleaning Up Sea Lice in Salmon Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites that have become an increasing concern for salmon aquaculture, costing global salmon farming more than $500 million...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Fishing Ban Could Be Only Option Left for Saving Pacific Bluefin Tuna
GLOBAL - The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for a two year ban on the commercial fishing of Pacific bluefin tuna as a last resort to save the species....
25 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from China Record Breaking Storm Season in China Pressures Tilapia Supply
CHINA - Harsh weather is shaking up tilapia farms in Southern China as they experience the most severe rainstorm season since 1998, report Rob Reierson and Kyla...
22 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Sierra Leone Aquaculture Project Boosting Food Security in Sierra Leone
SIERRA LEONE - As Sierra Leone struggles to re-build its food sytems post-Ebola, WorldFish, funded by USAID’s Feed the Future campaign, helping by promoting integrated...
21 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom The Economic Benefits of Ecolabels for Fisheries: A Complex Story
UK - Created to tackle issues surrounding overexploitation and ocean habitat degradation, ecolabels are designed to offer market-based incentives to encourage sustainable...
19 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
GLOBAL - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye Salmon Makes a Comeback in Bristol Bay
US - Alaskan Salmon Harvests outside of Bristol Bay are having a difficult season, with catch totals well below season estimates, report Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton...
18 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Sea Share Programme Growth Continues
US - The decades-old ‘bycatch to food banks’ program has grown far beyond its original Alaska beginnings. Today, only 10 percent of the fish going to hunger...
15 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Interest Grows in New Salmon Lice-Zapping Laser
NORWAY - Sea lice has been the biggest issue facing the salmon farming sector for some time, but a Norwegian technology firm has come up with a way to get rid of...
12 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Shrimp Landings a Challenge for Buyers
US - Fishermen are predicting a decline in this year's pink shrimp catch compared with last year, but it could be a good catch compared with the long-term history...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Can Shrimp Aquaculture Succeed Without Eyestalk Removal?
ANALYSIS - This week, Bonnie Waycott reported for TheFishSite on a recent study that has shed light on the possibility of shrimp farming without the use of the eyestalk...
11 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Fisheries in Full Swing
US - Salmon takes centre stage each summer but many other fisheries also are in full swing from Ketchikan to Kotzebue....
08 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU Market Importing Fewer Bivalves
GLOBAL - The world bivalve market has been impacted by currency changes, including the relatively lower value of the euro against the US dollar, reports FAO Globefish....
07 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Will Ablation-Free Shrimp Become a Reality?
GLOBAL - The eyestalk ablation procedure is used to induce reproductive maturation in crustaceans, but at the same time shortens the molting cycle, jeopardizes growth...
06 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Mass Fish Death Caused by Pollution, Vietnam Confirms
ANALYSIS - The Vietnamese government has announced that the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp was the cause of mass fish deaths in the country....
05 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Atlantic Cod Continues to Come Up Short
US - Speculative projections for Atlantic Cod indicate strengthening raw material pricing and production space for twice frozen products booking up in the Fall,...
04 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Will Brexit Harm Alaska's Seafood Exports?
US - The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union – dubbed Brexit - has turned seafood trading on its head....
01 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Japan Japanese Fish Farms Thriving on New Technology
JAPAN - As the fisheries workforce in Japan continues to age and the number of young people interested in fish farming decreases, cheap imports and declining productivity...
30 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Europe’s Small-Scale Fisheries and the ‘Landing Obligation’
EU - The European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy ‘Landing Obligation’ aims to tackle fishery discards, which presents issues for sustainable management. Although...
28 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: Fishing Organisations Urge Government to Secure Better Fishing Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Last week the UK held its EU referendum with the leave vote triumphant. Following the decision, fishing organisations stressed that it is important that...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Algal Bloom Mortalities in Chile Have Salmon Prices Climbing Higher
GLOBAL - News in the salmon sector for 2016 has so far been dominated by reports of a massive algal bloom in southern Chile that had killed some 27 million fish...
27 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Eco-entrepreneurs Turning Crab Shells into New Products
US - Turning crab shells into every day products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team of eco-entrepreneurs from Juneau....
24 June 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Brexit: Governments Must Work with Industry on Future of Fishing Industry
UK - The UK has voted and the decision is to leave the EU. It is now greatly important that governments and the fishing industry work together to create practical...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Global Seafood Markets Expected to Stabilize in 2016
GLOBAL - After a year of falling prices, seafood markets are expected to stabilize in 2016. Supply continues to grow, driven by a vibrant aquaculture sector. The...
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