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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australians Asked to Help Stop Spread of Tilapia
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking assistance from the public to help stop the spread of tilapia, one of the world's most invasive...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Time to Try Sustainable Fish on Your BBQ this Holiday Season
AUSTRALIA - As many start to plan their Christmas menus, the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging Australians to include sustainable Australian...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Report Confirms Australia’s Fisheries Well Managed
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has released the second Status of Key Australian Fish Stocks reports...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Stocking Programme Boosts Prawn Numbers in NSW
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government has begun its new Marine Fish Stocking Programme in 10 estuaries along the State’s coastline....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Fishermen Prepare for Snapper Season Opening
AUSTRALIA - As the statewide Snapper fishing closure comes to an end next week, PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture has issued a reminder about the five Snapper spawning...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia WCPFC Commits to Implementing Sustainable Fish Harvest Strategy
AUSTRALIA - A commitment to long-term sustainable fisheries management was adopted at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Samoa last...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Farm Output Forecast Down for Next Year
AUSTRALIA - Following an estimated increase of 10 per cent in 2013-14, the gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to fall by five per cent in 2014-15,...
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Ministers Discuss Red Tape Reduction for Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, is hosting a Fisheries Ministers meeting in Melbourne today (9 December)...
Friday, December 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government Launches Shark and Ray Handling Practices Guide
AUSTRALIA - To help commercial fishers return live sharks to the ocean and increase their survival, the Australian Fisheries Management Authority in collaboration...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Government to Hold Native Fish Breeding Seminar
AUSTRALIA - Riverina residents interested in native fish are invited to attend a community seminar on Wednesday 10 December in Narrandera to learn more about the...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Abundant Supply of Australian Prawns this Christmas
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging the addition of more Australian seafood to the menu this Christmas, including Australian...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Southern Bluefin Tuna Well Managed Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s Southern Bluefin Tuna industry is set for its best season in more than two decades with the total catch limit increased by almost 10 per...
Friday, November 28, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Supporting Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Pacific
AUSTRALIA - Australia will present a draft harvest strategy for key tuna species at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Management Plan for Australia's Sardine Fishery
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s sardine fishers have adopted a new management plan which aims to ensure the A$20 million sardine industry remains sustainable....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Rock Lobster Fishery Management Plan to Promote Sustainable Growth
AUSTRALIA - A new plan for the South Australian Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery will set the scene for sustainable operations of the A$15.6 million industry for...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Cockburn Sound Crab Fishing to Remain Closed
AUSTRALIA - Following a review of the stock status of blue swimmer crabs in Cockburn Sound, it has been decided not to reopen the area to either commercial or recreational...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australia Delivers Sustainable Fisheries Management Training in Indonesia
AUSTRALIA - Australia has demonstrated commitment for a regional approach to fisheries management with the delivery of a training programme in Indonesia this month....
Friday, November 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Celebrating Australia’s World-Class Fisheries on World Fisheries Day
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, encouraged Australians to enjoy a meal of sustainable local seafood...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Historical Media Shows Huge Fish Catch Decline
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Queensland have used historic media to measure the decline in Queensland’s pink snapper fishery, highlighting a drop of almost 90 per...
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Farmed Yellowtail Kingfish Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna has had its Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) aquaculture operations in Australia certified as Friend of the Sea....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Patagonian Toothfish Catch Limit Increased
AUSTRALIA - Excellent management of Australia’s fisheries has led to an increase in the sustainable catch for the prized Patagonian Toothfish....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Free Trade Agreement with China to Benefit Australian Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, has welcomed the announcement of a Free Trade Agreement with China,...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Tassal Completes ASC Certification for All Salmon Farming Operations
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal was the first Australian salmon producer to achieve ASC certification and it has now completed Aquaculture Stewardship...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Vets Raise Awareness on Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Approach Needed to Combat Illegal Fishing in Offshore Marine Reserves
AUSTRALIA - Conservation scientists say there needs to be a new approach to protecting offshore marine reserves. Illegal fishing in marine reserves will be a major...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Scientists Develop Process to Grow Barramundi Faster
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from James Cook University have developed a process to grow barramundi fish faster....
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New ARC Research Hub to Investigate Rock Lobster Aquaculture
AUSTRALIA - A new Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Hub that will undertake research into the development of aquaculture for rock lobster as a sustainable...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia Australian Senator Calls for Regional Cooperation to Fight illegal Fishing
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has highlighted the importance of regional cooperation in the fight...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Australia New Five-Year Plan to Manage Health of Australia's Aquatic Animals
AUSTRALIA - A new five year strategic plan aims to effectively manage the health of Australia’s aquatic animals....
 
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