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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishermen Welcome Quota Deal at Fisheries Council
SCOTLAND, UK - A freeze on cuts to days at sea and an increase in quotas for some of Scotland's key stocks were some of the results of the annual EU Fisheries Council...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Changes in Seafloor Communities Can Lead to Skinny Fish
UK - It has long been known that bottom trawl fisheries not only extract fish from the sea, but also leave a trail of unwanted consequences. Non-target animals are...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Weekly Overview: New Trout Species Discovered in Turkey
ANALYSIS - A new species of trout has been discovered in Turkey. The new species Salmo kottelati belongs to the Salmonidae family, which includes salmons, trouts,...
Global Fish Farming News from Spain Spanish Fisheries Must Find Sustainability, Socioeconomic Balance
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has stated that Spain shares the European Commission's objective of achieving...
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria New Import Quotas Crash Nigerian Fish Prices
NIGERIA - Millions of fish consumers are heaving a sigh of relief as fresh import quotas for fish issued by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) recently helped to...
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Experts Discuss Oman Aquaculture Improvement
OMAN - The College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), in association with the Embassy of Netherlands in Muscat and Wageningen University...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Second Year of Record Fish Landings for Shetlands
SHETLAND ISLANDS, UK - Landings at Shetland’s white fish markets reached record levels for the second year in a row in 2014....
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Irish Minister Secures Good Deal for Whitefish Fishermen
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has secured a much improved outcome for the Irish whitefish industry at the recent fisheries...
Global Fish Farming News from Poland 7th International Sturgeon Conference a Success
POLAND - More than 120 sturgeon farmers, producers, scientists and organisational representatives from 15 different nationalities attended the 7th International...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia’s Fisheries Research to Benefit from Government Investment
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is investing more than A$6.5 million into 22 new research projects from the Australian Government’s Fisheries Research and...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Gulf of Alaska Pollock Fishery Winding Down
US - As 2015 approaches, the Gulf of Alaska pollock fishery is winding down, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Monday 15 December....
Global Fish Farming News from Viet Nam New Feed Technology to Improve Sustainable Aquaculture in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - As the global population grows, so does the demand for fish and the pressure on aquaculture to increase productivity. This is particularly true in Viet...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Salmosan Vet Fully Licenced, Improved and Available in Norway
NORWAY - The Fish Vet Group is pleased to announce that Salmosan Vet is now fully licenced (MA granted) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency and available in Norway...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Research to Investigate Wild, Farmed Salmon Interaction
CANADA - The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association is putting C$1.5 million over the next five years into a series of research projects on how wild and farm-raised...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fish Use Chemical Camouflage from Diet to Hide From Predators
US - A species of small fish uses a homemade coral-scented cologne to hide from predators, a new study has shown, providing the first evidence of chemical camouflage...
Global Fish Farming News from Global WWF Welcomes EU Warnings for Illegal Fishing
GLOBAL - Illegally caught fish comprise a significant portion of both the global catch and of seafood imports, including to the world’s leading fish-consuming...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union Scottish and French Pelagic Fleets Join Blue Whiting Assessment
SCOTLAND and FRANCE - Two new pelagic fishing groups have joined the multinational MSC assessment for North Atlantic blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)....
Global Fish Farming News from Philippines Government Improves Fish Competition Through Port Construction
To ensure better competitive and fair fish trading, in the Bicol Region, the Department of Agriculture allotted a total of P20M in funds for the construction of...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Analysis Concludes Seafood is Safe and Important to Eat
NORWAY - The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety concludes that seafood is healthy, safe and important for all groups in the population....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Deck Washing Will Not Violate Clean Water Act
US - It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act....
Global Fish Farming News from South Africa Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tough Fisheries Council Negotiations Expected
NORTHERN IRELAND - Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has warned that negotiations at today's Fisheries Council in Brussels will be difficult...
Global Fish Farming News from Global Maria Damanaki to Lead The Nature Conservancy’s Global Oceans Programme
GLOBAL - Maria Damanaki, former European Union Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, and an experienced leader in public service, will join the Nature...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Oyster Beds Partially Reopened in Lough Foyle
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill and Minister of State, Joe McHugh TD, jointly welcomed the decision by the Loughs Agency to re-open...
Global Fish Farming News from European Union EC Warns Four More Countries in Fight Against Illegal Fishing
EU - As part of the continued fight against illegal fishing worldwide, the European Commission has warned, with a 'yellow card', the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint...
Global Fish Farming News from Turkey New Trout Species Discovered in Turkey
TURKEY - A group of researchers from Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Fisheries in Turkey, have discovered a new trout species. ...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Sensible Approach to Discard Ban Implementation Needed
SCOTLAND, UK - Speaking ahead of the European Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, Fishing Secretary Richard Lochhead is pushing for a sensible approach to discard...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United States Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture
US - As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors...
Global Fish Farming News from Mexico Mexico to Regulate Geoduck Fishing Industry
MEXICO - In order to contribute to better growth and sustainable development of the country's fisheries sector, the Federal Government has published specifications...
 
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