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20 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Egypt Egypt rocked by tilapia virus scare
A new virus that has decimated tilapia populations in Ecuador and Israel has now been found in Egypt, according to a new report from WorldFish and the University...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Storm over coast guard cut proposals
Plans to slash US Coast Guard funding by $1.3 billion have inspired 60 politicians to sign a letter in protest....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Who's in the seafood champ camp?
SeaWeb has today revealed 16 people – “who have demonstrated brilliance and tenacity…to change our relationship with the sea” – as finalists for this year’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Crowdfunding could tackle seafood fraud
A new initiative that aims to stop fraud by allowing restaurant diners to trace their seafood is seeking to raise $75,000 by the end of March....
18 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom MSC and MCS at odds over Scots haddock
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) appear to be fundamentally opposed over the sustainability rating of Scottish haddock....
Global Fish Farming News from Netherlands Aquafeed double act established
Coppens International, the Dutch aquafeed subsidiary of Alltech, has announced plans to collaborate with Guabi, a leading Brazilian fish feed producer....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: hatcheries show poor rate of returns
The annual Alaska Fisheries Enhancement Report shows that, in 2016, only about 27 million adult salmon returned to Alaska’s 28 hatcheries - less than half of the...
17 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Insect producers prepare for EU breakthrough
The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) is preparing to assist European insect producers to get ready for new EU legislation that will allow...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Rouge letter day for Scots salmon
Almost 100 delegates from the Scottish salmon industry and beyond gathered in Edinburgh yesterday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of farmed Scottish salmon being...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Anger over haddock downgrade
Scottish fishermen have reacted angrily to a decision by a leading eNGO to remove haddock caught in the North Sea and the west of Scotland off a list of sustainable...
16 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Producers back anti-SRS drive
In a bid to tackle problems caused by costly health issues such as SRS, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has today issued a Statement of Intent with pharmaceutical...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Dorset double sought
The clam and cockle fishermen in Poole Harbour are currently seeking certification from both the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Seafish Responsible Fishing...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Mexican shrimp boycott urged
Conservation organizations today announced a boycott of all shrimp from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU still vulnerable to illegal fish imports
Disparities and weaknesses in import controls in key member states of the European Union mean illegally caught fish can still slip through the net and into EU supply...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Optimism despite mounting losses for GM salmon firm
The head of AquaBounty claims the company had “a highly successful year”, despite posting a loss of $8.5 million in 2016 – up from $7.0 million the year before....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Entrepreneur sets sights on alternative protein technology
Ten years after making his first investment in aquaculture, David Tze, the founder of the aquaculture investment fund Aquacopia, is looking for a fresh investment...
15 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pink salmon tsunami predicted
The Alaskan Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) expects the state’s commercial fisheries to land 204 million salmon during the course of the year – up 81% compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Merck Animal Health Supports Scholarship for 34 Veterinary Students from US, Canada and Asia
US - Today, 34 outstanding veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Input sought for six standards
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its 2017 policy development round, opening up six areas of its program to consultation from stakeholders....
Global Fish Farming News from Global 5 Tips for On-site Mycotoxin Testing and Mitigation
GLOBAL - Here we present 5 key takeaways from our recent webinar on mycotoxin testing and survey results, in cooperation with Romer Labs....
Global Fish Farming News from Global Digestarom® DC - Optimizing Feed Conversion
GLOBAL - This is a product video that explains the modes of action of Digestarom® DC....
Global Fish Farming News from Turkey Turks seek to expand bass and bream output
Turkish aquaculture industry player Akvatur is planning to raise its output and export sales this year, according to senior company representatives....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fresh threat for BC salmon
Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) has been discovered at an Atlantic salmon farm in BC for the first time, a finding that has raised alarm bells for...
14 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Battle over Barents crabs continues
Norway’s decision to detain vessels that have been authorised by the EU to fish for snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters has sparked an angry riposte...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom MSC lands sustainability first
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is the first global sustainable seafood certification program to achieve recognition from the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative...
Global Fish Farming News from Thailand Probiotic aims for Asian shrimp
A new probiotic that could lessen the use of antibiotics in the shrimp industry is set to be launched by Evonik at VIV Asia, in Bangkok, this week....
Global Fish Farming News from Italy Sustainable shipping standard launched
Friend of the Sea (FoS) is set to include a new sustainable shipping standard in the next update of its sustainability certification criteria, in a bid to ensure...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Chile RASs and RMs land fresh feed funding
Skretting has announced that it intends to invest €6 million in the next few months, in order to increase its research capacity on RAS diet as well as expanding...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pacific cod price hike predicted
Slow fishing in Alaska and Russia has left Chinese processors hard pressed for Pacific cod raw materials and a tightened twice frozen market in North America, reports...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom High hopes for UK shellfish event
Interest in the annual Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB) conference and fundraising dinner is running high this year, according to Director David Jarrad,...
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