Aquaculture Magazine


Contributions World and U.S. Demand and Supply Relationships for Seafood: Implications for Aquaculture Producers. The previous Aquaculture Economics, Management and Marketing columns discussed various aspects of aquaculture profitability. There are four main ways to increase profitability of aquaculture businesses: increase production, decrease cost, maintain or increase market price, and expand market demand for aquaculture products. This column discusses global supply and demand for seafood products, and explores possible ways to expand markets for aquaculture products. 

Daily news

  • Mekong Delta to boost tra fish production, consumption

    Date: 2015-07-31 18:10:49

    Ngo Quang Tu, head of the Department for Agriculture, Forestry, Aqua-culture and Salt Production, said: "Unlike the favourable conditions of ‘the only product in the market' of previous years, Viet Nam's tra fish products now face harsh competition from other kinds of fish from many countries."

  • Norway’s Hofseth targets Japan, Australia salmon sales expansion

    Date: 2015-07-31 17:30:30

    Norwegian salmon and trout processor Hofseth International is planning to expand sales in Japan and Australia, after reporting strong growth in North America and Europe in 2014.

  • Mexico Supports Sustainable Use of Stone Crab Fishery

    Date: 2015-07-31 17:21:22

    The draft amendment was approved at the third ordinary session of the National Advisory Committee on Standardisation of Agrifood, held in June 2015, and proposed adjustments were discussed by the Technical Working Group of the fishery for stone crabs and the responsible fisheries Subcommittee.

  • Everything you always wanted to know about fish farming but were afraid to ask

    Date: 2015-07-31 13:03:13

    So fish meal and fish oil have long been the fuel behind the aquaculture boom. 

  • Cooke Aquaculture acquires Scottish salmon farms

    Date: 2015-07-31 11:56:56

    Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd., a subsidiary of Canada-based Cooke Aquaculture Inc., announced that it acquired shares in Thompson Bros. Salmon Limited, a salmon farming company located on the island of Yell, North East on Shetland.

  • Branding American Aquaculture

    Date: 2015-07-31 11:53:06

    Øistein Thorsen, principal consultant at Benchmark Sustainability Science, explains why this this is a serious risk to your business, and outlines how embracing the journey towards sustainability, the rise of digital communications technology and honest story telling can help you build a trustworthy brand for American farmed seafood.

  • Mussel detachment worries producers

    Date: 2015-07-30 00:04:31

    Producers explain the mussels fail to adhere strongly enough to the ropes on which they are farmed so they come loose and end up in the bottom of the water.

  • Kerala University to Launch More Aquaculture Initiatives

    Date: 2015-07-29 23:46:31

    The successful Vannamei (whiteleg) shrimp farming model has motivated Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) to launch more aquaculture initiatives in the State.

  • Ann S. Pierce Vessel Embarking on Aquaculture Research

    Date: 2015-07-29 23:44:13

    Minister Vaughn Granter made the announcement in Holyrood today.

  • Stokes to discuss need for aquaculture

    Date: 2015-07-29 23:42:54

    The museum is at 70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island.

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