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10 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: preparing to go electric
Automation is coming to Alaska fishing boats in the form of cameras and sensors to track what’s coming and going over the rails....
07 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Leading the polycultural revolution
Bren Smith’s plan to roll out a series of integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA) farms down the eastern seaboard of the US, and beyond, is gaining both momentum...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Plans for new smolt facility unveiled
Huon Aquaculture has announced plans to build Australia’s first land-based recirculation salmon facility at its Whale Point industrial site in Port Huon....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Hope for ocean seeding breakthrough
The practice of ocean seeding could help regenerate fish stocks and fisheries on an unprecedented scale, as Michael Riedijk, President of Vancouver-based Oceaneos...
06 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from European Union North Sea herring recertified
Herring caught in the North Sea by vessels belonging to the Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group (SPSG) and the Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association (PFA) have been...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Five figure salmon escape
Around 20,000 salmon have escaped from a site run by Scottish Seafarms, off the island of Mull....
Global Fish Farming News from Portugal Rope specialist ties up contract for “world’s largest” fish farm
The mooring ropes for Ocean Farming’s revolutionary 250,000 m3 capacity salmon farming system will be provided by Lankhorst Euronete....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Lice linked to hefty rise in production costs
The pressing need to deal with sea lice, which contributed to an 8.7% rise in Marine Harvest's production costs last year, was one of the major themes running through...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Record year for salmon giant
Last year proved to be the most profitable on record for the world’s largest salmon producer, Marine Harvest, which achieved an operational EBIT of €700.2 million,...
05 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway PD vaccine monopoly overturned
Fish farmers in Norway will now be able to choose from at least two PD vaccines, after the Norwegian Supreme Court ruled that MSD had no right to a monopoly....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Benthic fauna can offer environmental alerts
Benthic communities are an ideal measurement tool for trends in the marine environment – a fact that is inspiring a current research project by Norway’s Institute...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Values up despite drop in volumes
Norway has exported 636,000 tonnes of seafood, worth NOK 24.1 billion (£2.26 billion) in the first quarter of this year – an increase of 13% in value compared...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Feed chief steps down
Steven Rafferty has resigned from his roles as Managing Director of Skretting Global Salmon and Fish Feed Southern Europe and as member of Nutreco Executive Committee....
04 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Global Fish oil alternative for salmonids launched
ADM is offering a new sustainable fish oil alternative for aquafeeds, DHA Natur - a highly concentrated, non-genetically modified vegetable source of the essential...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Publix goes public with seafood sourcing policy
Publix, which has 1,146 stores across the southern US, has become the country's first retailer to publish a list of all the fisheries they use as suppliers for their...
Global Fish Farming News from Belgium French dominate seafood product shortlist
Over a third of the successful entries for this year’s Seafood Excellence Global awards competition (16 out of the 43 chosen) come from French firms....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Marine research under threat
New plans to pull funding from Alaska Sea Grant a year earlier than previously announced, have inspired director, Paula Cullenberg, to issue an impassioned plea...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scots to run Crown assets
Powers over the revenue and management of the Crown Estate’s Scottish resources – including 750 marine aquaculture leases – were transferred from Westminster...
Global Fish Farming News from Global How to Deliver Plant-Based Compounds for Maximum Benefit to Animals
GLOBAL - As phytogenic feed additives (PFAs) become increasingly accepted by the feed and livestock industries, there is greater scrutiny as to whether products...
03 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Endorsement for forage fisheries
A new study suggests that catching forage fish probably has a lower impact on predatory species than previously thought, challenging previous research that argued...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Strong forecast for Alaskan pinks
Alaskan pink salmon are expected to be in abundance this odd-numbered year, with steady pricing expected for the foreseeable future, according to this week’s Tradex...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska fish factor: buoyant seafood sales
Seafood sales at American retail stores - especially US wild-captured fish - are on an upswing and should remain that way for the foreseeable future....
01 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Digging deep to dodge sea lice
Innovative ways to manage salmon behaviour so they are less likely to be infected by sea lice was the subject of a fascinating talk by Dr Frode Oppedal at last week’s...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scots set for first caviar farm
Scottish caviar could be available to purchase in the not-too-distant future, following an application to build a farm capable of producing 1.5 tonnes of the prized...
31 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New chief at Cermaq Canada
David Kiemele has been appointed as the new MD of Cermaq Canada, after 17 years in the salmon farming industry, and is due to take up his new position on 29 April....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Boost for Pacific cleanerfish project
A project to research the potential of using kelp perch and pile perch to pick sea lice off farmed Atlantic salmon is one of three to land funding from British Columbia’s...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Pledge to save Med fish stocks
Following months of negotiations, the European Commission has secured a 10-year multinational pledge to save fish stocks in the Mediterranean....
30 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alternative protein project grows wings
Fly farms could soon be producing 100,000 tonnes of protein and 60,000 tonnes of oil annually for the aquaculture and poultry feed markets in North America, following...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Louse laser set for major upgrade
Plans to dramatically upgrade a laser delousing device were revealed at this week’s Fish Vet Society conference in Edinburgh....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Department to help keep predator threat at bay
Harassment, or “hazing,” of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast, in a bid to help improve survival of juvenile...
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