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11 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Boost Atlantic Salmon Returns in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans attended the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Tool Documents Sustainability in Cod and Haddock Fishing
NORWAY - A three-year WhiteFish project, involving industry organisations and 15 researchers from all over Europe, has led to the development of a new method and...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Female Killifish Are Picky When it Comes to Partners
US - A new study offers insight into a process that could lead one species to diverge into two. The study found that female killifish that avoid mating with males...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Salmon Export Price Increases
NORWAY - In the period from 2-8 March the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 41.14 per kilo. This is an increase of 5.2 per cent, compared to the previous...
Global Fish Farming News from Spain How to Avoid Seabird Bycatch in the Mediterranean Fishing industry?
SPAIN - A new good practice guide from the University of Barcelona suggests several of the best ways to mitigate the problem of seabird bycatch by fishing vessels...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Strengthening the Direct Link Between Small-Scale Farmers and Public Institutions
AFRICA - An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such...
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam MSD Animal Health Registers AQUAVAC® Strep Sa and NORVAX® Strep Si Vaccines in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has announced the registration of the AQUAVAC® Strep Sa and NORVAX® Strep Si...
10 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Maldives First National Skipper Training Curriculum Launched for Maldivian Tuna Fishers
MALDIVES - One year on from the launch of the Fishermen’s Community and Training Centre (FCTC), the pole-and-line skipper curriculum has officially been recognised...
Global Fish Farming News from Italy Protection of Key Mediterranean Fish Nursery Areas Proposed
SICILY, ITALY - Permanently closing fisheries in critical areas of the Strait of Sicily will help hake and deep-water rose shrimp to recover from heavy overfishing,...
Global Fish Farming News from Malta €29 Million EU Package for Maltese Fisheries, Aquaculture
MALTA - The European Commission has adopted a €29 million investment package for the Maltese maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors which includes €23...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom UK Remains a Leading EU Aquaculture Producer
UK - The UK aquaculture (finfish and shellfish) industry in 2012 employed 3,231 people and produced over 205,000 tonnes valued at over £0.59 billion, states the...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Achieves Four-star BAP Certification
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is the first salmon company in British Columbia, and only the second in the world, to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Breeding Research to Benefit Sole Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR, Netherlands, announced that they have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole...
Global Fish Farming News from Iceland Stolt Sea Farm Sole Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Stolt Sea Farm S.A. has been awarded sustainable Friend of the Sea certification for its sole (Solea senegalensis) aquaculture....
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland €9 Million Investment for Expansion Irish Seafood Processing
IRELAND - Grant aid of €2.7 million has been awarded to 18 seafood processing companies in Ireland under the 2015 Seafood Processing Business Investment Scheme....
09 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Australia up 20.7 per cent
VIET NAM - According to the Viet Nam Trade Office in Australia, annual seafood exports to Australia are approximately $1 billion. The value of Viet Nam’s seafood...
Global Fish Farming News from United States US Researchers Find Fishing Boat Wastewater is Potentially Harmful
US - Wastewater emptied from commercial fishing boats is an overlooked source of marine pollution, a new US study shows. The researchers suggest that this type...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Nutriad Across the Globe
GLOBAL - There’s a world of difference between poultry farming in Siberia and Brazil. The same might be said of shrimp production in Thailand and Honduras. If...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Is the Blue Crab Migrating North?
US - The northern migration of the commercially important blue crab could be another sign of climate change, said David Johnson, a former scientist at the Marine...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Increases Scalefish and Shark Fishery Catch Limits
AUSTRALIA - A decision has been made to increase the sustainable catch limit for the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (SESSF) after the latest science...
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam US Lowers Anti-Dumping Tax on Vietnamese Shrimp
VIET NAM - On 3 March 2015, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced preliminary results of of the ninth anti-dumping duty administrative reviews on certain...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Quebec lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula, along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Cut in State Funds Looms Over Fisheries Department
US - A nearly $12 million cut in state funds is on tap for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game if state policy makers have their way. That was one early outcome of...
Global Fish Farming News from India Indian Shrimp Exports to Touch $17 billion by 2017
INDIA - While the Indian frozen shrimp export market is expected to reach nearly $17 billion by 2017, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham)...
06 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Global Shark Fin Trade Declining While Another Endangered Species Suffer
GLOBAL - While shark’s fin soup has long been a revered delicacy for the Chinese, trade in shark has recently declined, notes a new study from WorldFish scientist...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Langoustine Fishing Industry Highlighted in New Film Series
The Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association (SWFPA) has invested in a series of films to highlight the modern, sustainable approach taken by the Scottish langoustine...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Can Aquaculture be Sustainable in the Mediterranean?
MEDITERRANEAN - This video, produced by the general Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) explains some of the opportunities and challenges of Blue Growth...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Defining Sustainable Aquaculture in the US
US – Sustainability expert Dr Marty Matlock is to facilitate the first National Roundtable for Sustainable Aquaculture (NRSA) in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on...
Global Fish Farming News from United Arab Emirates Exhibitor Demand Pushes AgraME 2015 Floor Space Up By 40 Per Cent
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -Taking place from 16-18 March 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AgraME, the Middle East’s largest exhibition dedicated to the Agribusiness...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Effective Fisheries Management See's Orange Roughy Reopen
AUSTRALIA - The Australian fishing industry and seafood consumers are set to receive a boost from the long-awaited re-opening of the eastern orange roughy fishery....
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