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TheFishSite Newsletter - 26th August 2008
Tuesday 26th August 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 3 new features this week:

Mussel Seed Supply - Are Hatcheries Part of the Solution?
By James Wilson, Deepdock. Published in Shellfish News 25 Spring Summer 2008.
Offshore Marine Aquaculture
This is an extract of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report to the Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives. It discusses why multiple administrative and environmental issues need to be addressed in establishing a U.S. regulatory framework.
New Additives in Aquaculture - the Beneficial Effects of Dietary Organic Acids in Fish Nutrition, with Special Focus on Potassium Diformate
By Christian Lückstädt, ADDCON Nordic AS. It is a well established fact in the field of aquaculture, that the use of antibiotic growth promoters as an in-feed additive for the diets of fish and shrimp may promote growth and feed conversion as well as improve survival rates.
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* Global Aquaculture Industry News


 » Nofima Asks How Seafood Affects Health
 » BioMarine Loses its President

   United States

 » Senate Steps Towards Aquaculture Loan
 » Hasty Agreement to $34M Aquaculture Project
 » Catfish Processing Up 7 Percent from Last Year
 » Shellfish Harvesting Suspended in Delaware
 » Alaskan Fish Processor Recalls Contaminated Salmon
 » Self-Propelled Aquaculture Cage
 » July 2008 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 9 Percent from Last Year
 » Food Label Terminology
 » Giant Fish Discovered in the Atlantic
 » Lobster 'Seeds' Take Hold in Gulf of St Lawrence
 » Bad Labels: DNA Print Fingers NY Sushi


 » A Show of Support for Closed Containment Aquaculture
 » Aquaculture Gets Unfair Advantage in Queensland
 » Australian Seafood Gets Tough at the Border
 » Queensland Considers Aquaculture Seabed Leases
 » Huon Re-brands and Consolidates
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   United Kingdom

 » Fish and Chips Sales Rise in Economic Slump
 » SeaFish Guidance to Protect Marine Wildlife
 » Chicken and Mackerel Taken Off Shelves
 » Damaging Discards Could Feed Aquaculture

   South Africa

 » South Africa Gets to Grips with Aquaculture


 » Maasin City Urges Agri-aquaculture at Festival
 » Philippine Initiatives Struggling to Keep Apace
 » Aquaculture Specialists Gather at Hipon Summit
 » BFAR: Funds for Rehab Of Aquaculture Allotted

   Viet Nam

 » Minister Assures Vietnam of Tra Fish Rescue
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   New Zealand

 » NZ Aquaculture Bill Brings Troubled Waters
 » No Benefit for Maori from Aquaculture Settlement


 » New Player Arrives in Ontario
 » Salmon Highway Beaming Back Signals
 » Northern Shrimp Fishery Certified for Sustainability


 » Closing of Marine Research Body Defended


 » Fisheries' Production Fast Depleting


 » Malta's Blue Fin on Brink of Extinction


 » Ghana's Marine Yields Take a Dive

That's all for this week!


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