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TheFishSite Newsletter - 09 February 2010

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Welcome to this week's newsletter

Editorial: Reform For Aquaculture And Marine Industries

Over 223 submissions have been received regarding the report of the Aquaculture Technical Advisory Group in New Zealand. These submissions must now be seriously considered as the next stages of the aquaculture reform take place.

Key issues raised included the government's role in marine farming, the aquaculture levy and resource consent renewals as well as other matters.

A Marine Bill which heralds a new era for Scotland's seas was passed earlier in the week. It has been welcomed by all involved in the industry.

The bill will protect the marine environment, encourage economic investment and growth and help the industry face challenges such as climate change.

Elsewhere in Scotland, an official report confirmed that 18,879 trout escaped from a farm in Tayside last month.

SalmonChile President, Cesar Barros has said that Chile is ready to fight Norway for the US salmon market. He is confident that the salmon industry is recovering since the ISA outbreak, but insists there is still much to be done before production and confidence reache 2007 levels.

An audit of the British Columbian Fish Health Programme has confirmed that it is effective in monitoring, reporting and governing fish diseases with a particular focus on sea lice.

Charlotte Johnston

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Sea Lice Management In British Columbia
This report assesses the compliance, performance and effectiveness of the sea lice management programme in British Columbia, Canada. Summarised by Charlotte Johnston for TheFishSite.
What Are You Eating?
An unknown percentage of the fish we eat isn't what's it's purported to be – the Food and Agriculture Organisation explores how forensic techniques could help address the problem.
Crawfish Pond Location, Design And Construction
Pond location, design and construction are the most important physical factors for successful crawfish production. Proper design and construction give the crawfish farmer better control over flooding, drainage, forage management, water circulation and harvesting.
Cultured Aquatic Species - European Seabass
Information on the culture of the European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax Linnaeus) from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme.
Schering Plough Aquaculture.
* Global Aquaculture Industry News

   China

 » Sturgeon Farms Moved As Threat To Safety
 » Export Value Of Chinese Aquatic Products Hits High

   Chile

 » Salmon Exports Exceeded US$ 2.2 Billion In 2009
 » New Regulation to Increase Concessions’ Value
 » Chile Aim To Recapture US Market

   Canada

 » Transitional Policy For Aquaculture
 » Effective Fish Health Management
 » Province Invests in Rural Aquaculture Company
 » Aquaculture Funding Creates Jobs in Atlantic Canada
 » Marine Harvest and ENGO Reach Agreement
   Philippines

 » Philippines Agriculture 2009

   Tunisia

 » Tunisia-Italian Project Promotes Aquaculture

   United Kingdom

 » MacNeil Slams BBC3 Fish Documentary
 » Scottish Oyster Sales Predict Boom
 » UK Marine Science Strategy Published
 » Fight To Keep Local Control Of Fish Farms
 » Victory For Clyde Fishermen
 » Scottish Fishermen Welcome Marine Bill Backing
 » New Era for Scotland's Seas
 » Call to Back Local Council Aquaculture Planning Powers
 » Rainbow Trout Escape
 » Label Rouge Scottish Salmon Leaps Onwards BigPool3 and only from BD Fish Equipment
   United States

 » New Agreement Strengthens Partnership
 » Fish Health And Regulatory Medicine Workshop
 » Aquaculture 2010
 » Biomin Sponsor Aquafeed Session 2010
 » Barley Protein Concentrate for Aquaculture Feeds
 » Yellow Perch Products And Online Ordering Launched

   Brazil

 » Brazil Increases Fishing Fleet

   Norway

 » Large Scale Harvesting
 » Export Record in January 2010

   European Union

 » Manufacturing And Delivery Of Medicated Feed

   Viet Nam

 » ILDEX Vietnam 2010: Solutions for Sustainable Growth
   New Zealand

 » Aquaculture Reform Progressing

   Sri Lanka

 » NAQDA on the Move

   Ghana

 » Fishing Vessel Registration Mandatory In Ghana Orego-Stim Aquatract
   Sweden

 » Outbreak Of Marteilia Refringens



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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