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  • Pakistan Upgrades Aquaculture Research Station

    Date: 2014-10-30 14:10:40

    A Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Station has been established with the support of Higher Education Commission (HEC) to upgrade the existing research facilities of the department of animal sciences and to equip fisheries students with the latest trends and techniques in aquaculture.

  • New study evaluates antibiotic usage in aquaculture

    Date: 2014-10-30 14:09:02

    A study carried out by Arizona State University researchers found traces of five antibiotics in fish samples. The sampled fish came from 11 countries. The study warns that antibiotics levels below the limited amount will lead to drug-resistant microorganisms. 

  • Aquafeed production capacity to grow by 9% in 2015

    Date: 2014-10-30 14:02:13

    Of the 66 members of GPMT, 15 feed millers produce aquafeeds. 

  • Aquaculture in box seat for expansion

    Date: 2014-10-30 14:00:01

    Global seafood production is growing through increased aquaculture. 

  • USDA releases census of aquaculture data

    Date: 2014-10-28 12:08:18

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released the 2013 Census of Aquaculture. This report is the result of the third national census conducted by NASS to measure the U.S. aquaculture industry. 

  • FDA Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labeled Correctly

    Date: 2014-10-28 12:06:09

    The US Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labeling. The investigation has found that 85 per cent of seafood tested was properly labeled, demonstrating that the problem of mislabeling is not as widespread as first thought. 

  • Health more important than expansion

    Date: 2014-10-28 12:03:15

    The world’s top salmon farmers say they’ll resist the temptation to embark on the kind of expansion that led to widespread disease outbreaks last decade and are content to capitalise on high prices fueled by rising demand. 

  • New aquaculture qualificiations offered

    Date: 2014-10-28 11:57:15

    Two new higher level aquaculture qualifications are being launched as part of ongoing efforts to encourage more young people into the primary sector.

  • Demand for salmon will double in less than ten years

    Date: 2014-10-21 12:12:59

    "Demand for salmon previously doubled every 12 years but now is doing it between only eight to 10 years," says Ricardo Garcia (photo), co-chair of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI). 

  • Researchers Creating High Protein Fish Feed Ingredient From Barley

    Date: 2014-10-21 12:10:41

    Scientists at the ARS Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit in Aberdeen, Idaho, partnered with Montana Microbial Products LLC (MMP) in Missoula, Montana, have created an enzymatic process that improves the nutritional value of barley which can be used in trout and salmon feed. 

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