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10 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shetland still struggling with sea lice
Scottish Sea Farms harvested no fish from its Shetland operations in the first quarter of the year, due to the ongoing impact of high lice levels in the region....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Record quarter for Marine Harvest Scotland
A combination of good prices and lowered operating costs at sea has seen Marine Harvest Scotland experience a record start to the year, despite CMS outbreaks at...
09 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Top tips for cleanerfish feeding
Feeds and feeding techniques were amongst the key topics discussed at the International Cleaner Fish Summit in Glasgow today....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fishmeal replacement now commercially available
The first batch of FeedKind fishmeal replacement to be produced at Calysta’s new production plant on Teesside is now commercially available for feed manufacturers....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Losses mount for GM salmon firm
AquaBounty, the biotechnology company known for its GM AquaAdvantage salmon strain, has posted losses of just over $2 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Hefty funding for novel marine fish research
A project to advance aquaculture technology for high-value marine fish such as tuna and hirame (Japanese flounder) has received $1.5 million in funding....
08 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Frozen rockfish in short supply
Poor weather conditions and a strong fresh market have kept frozen rockfish inventories bare, leading up to the busy summer season, according to Kyla Ganton, in...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Glasgow gathering tackles cleanerfish conundrums
Overviews of the use of cleanerfish in Scotland, Norway, Iceland, the Faroes and Ireland made for a fascinating first afternoon of the inaugural International Cleaner...
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam Norwegians seek to export aquaculture technology to Vietnam
Executives from 16 Norwegian aquaculture businesses have taken part in a workshop in Vietnam in order to promote how technology could help develop the sector’s...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Seabird safety prioritised by Australian fleet
New measures that aim to help reduce the bycatch of seabirds have been introduced by the fishing industry in Southern Australia....
07 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: countdown to salmon season
Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than two weeks. The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at Copper River and the...
05 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Egypt Boost for Egyptian tilapia feed capacity
Aller Aqua has added a new production line to its Egyptian feed mill – a move that will increase its production capacity to over 100,000 tonnes a year....
Global Fish Farming News from Egypt Helping Africa fulfill aquaculture potential
WorldFish hopes that its Africa Aquaculture Research and Training Center in Egypt will help ensure that 40 percent of the total fish consumed on the continent will...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Easter blamed for export dip
The timing of Easter has been blamed for a 23% dip in Norwegian seafood export volumes last month. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Chile Feed barge sunk in heavy storm
Strong winds and heavy rain caused a feed barge belonging to Australis Seafoods to sink on May 3rd in the Errázuriz channel, in Chile’s Aysén region, writes...
04 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States New chair for ISSF
Luciano Pirovano has been appointed as Chairman of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF)...
Global Fish Farming News from Denmark Salmon feed sales boost BioMar’s Q1
A 30 percent increase in salmon feed sales has helped deliver improved profits for the BioMar Group in Q1....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Competition for fish oil heats up
The aquafeeds industry will face increasing levels of competition for fish oil from the human health products market in the coming years....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Asian carp threaten $7 billion fishery
If invasive bighead carp and silver carp spread into Lake Michigan, there would be enough food available for these particular species to survive, according to a...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Salmon prices up 51%
The average price of Norwegian salmon exports last year was €6.75/kg, up from €4.63/kg in 2015, an increase of 51 percent....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Triple addition to sustainable seafood body
Seafood Legacy, Future of Fish and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center have all joined the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions – a body which...
03 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Queensland shrimps hit hard by white spot
New outbreaks of white spot disease have been found in the wild prawn populations of Moreton Bay, Queensland, prompting fears that an additional number of shrimp...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Double bill backs Alaskan mariculture
Two bills which aim to improve access to state funding for Alaska’s shellfish and marine plant cultivators have been passed by the state’s House of Representatives...
02 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom 15 million tonnes of unfulfilled feed potential
An additional 15 million tonnes of by-products from the fisheries and aquaculture processing industries could be utilised by the aquafeed sector, according to the...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Nofima makes a swoop for Marine Harvest R&D supremo
Bente Torstensen, the former Group Manager for feed and fish performance in Marine Harvest’s global R&D department, has been appointed as the new Director of Nofima’s...
01 May 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Calysta lands $40m investment for fishmeal replacement facility
Calysta, Inc., the manufacturer of the microbial fishmeal replacement FeedKind, today announced it had been pledged $40 million in Series D funding....
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Economics of CFP top Dublin agenda
The economic impact of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) topped the agenda at the 23rd European Association of Fisheries Economists (EAFE) conference last week....
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EU fleet lands 4-year tuna deal
A new agreement to allow EU tuna fishing vessels to fish in Mauritian waters for a period of 4 years was signed last week....
Global Fish Farming News from Russian Federation Russians reveal Pacific salmon quota
Russia’s salmon catch quotas for the Far East Basin are just under 320,000 tonnes across all salmon species this year, reveals Kyla Ganton in this week’s Tradex...
29 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: salmon slump v halibut high
The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches – notably halibut, black cod and various crabs –...
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