- Date: 2014-12-15 08:18:35
Aquaculture has strong potential to provide solutions for food security and to ensure sustainable growth in the region and, as such, it is a key component of the FAO Blue Growth Initiative.
- Date: 2014-12-15 08:17:10
In order to contribute to better growth and sustainable development of the country's fisheries sector, the Federal Government has published specifications to regulate the fishing of geoduck in federal waters of the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of California coast. f
- Date: 2014-12-15 08:16:17
It is expected that by 2030 Brazil reaches an annual fish production of 20 million tonnes.
- Date: 2014-12-15 08:15:01
Chilean environmental authorities have approved investment initiatives for fisheries and aquaculture amounting to $38 million during 2014, the lowest investment on record for the last six years, reports Diario Pulso.
- Date: 2014-12-11 06:37:29
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 6.6 billion in November, the same monthly total as November 2013. However year to date seafood exports have reached NOK 62.5 billion, an increase of NOK 7 billion, or 13 per cent, compared with the same period last year.
- Date: 2014-12-11 06:36:14
The small pelagic fishery is one of the most important ones in Mexico, which is ranked first as to fish production and the fifth considering its value.
- Date: 2014-12-11 06:35:02
The characteristics of sea cucumber life cycle make them really vulnerable to overexploitation: recruitment is low or infrequent, they are long-lived and the reproductive success directly depends on population density.
- Date: 2014-12-09 06:59:07
The facility spans more than 1,000 hectares, including areas dedicated to fish rearing, feeding and processing, and there are plans to expand the site to around 1,200 by 2015.
- Date: 2014-12-09 06:58:10
Those growing fish in an urban environment must comply with the same fish handling methods as rural aquaculture and commercial fisheries.
- Date: 2014-12-09 06:56:55
Nofima is one of 17 institutions chosen recently to become hosts for Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI). The centre is to contribute to solving some of the main challenges facing the aquaculture industry, such as lice and mortality.
- Date: 2014-12-09 06:56:01
Attendees discussed several issues, especially those regarding the need to produce more fish and lower prices of fisheries-aquaculture resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Date: 2014-12-02 08:49:34
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance.
- Date: 2014-12-02 08:42:19
This bacteria, which has both virulent and benign strains, causes acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) or early mortality syndrome (EMS) in shrimp.
- Date: 2014-12-02 08:40:41
Producing crops with the aid of waste from a fish growing facility is gaining popularity, even in urban environments.
- Date: 2014-12-01 06:25:18
The Malaysian state of Sabah is set to become an aquaculture leader thanks to several aquaculture programmes planned for the area.
- Date: 2014-12-01 06:23:49
The Ministry of Food Production in collaboration with Community-based Environment Protection and Enhancement Prorgramme (CEPEP) is expected to harvest a total of 27,000 pounds of tilapia annually with the launch of the Floating Raft Cage Culture Project in Ste Madeleine.
- Date: 2014-12-01 06:21:59
2013 was the first year marine raw materials accounted for less than 30 percent of the ingredients used in feed for Norwegian farmed salmon.
- Date: 2014-12-01 06:20:45
The minister said so to the press, in the end of tenth session of the Cabinet Council, which, under the chairmanship of President José Eduardo dos Santos, approved in its general terms the draft document of measures to be taken for the development of aquaculture in Angola.
- Date: 2014-11-27 12:36:20
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program is again expecting year-on-year growth, in terms of the number of BAP-certified facilities and the volume of product originating from BAP-certified facilities.
- Date: 2014-11-27 12:34:05
By 2015, 30 per cent of intensive and semi-intensive aquaculture systems will be VietGAP certified and this percentage is expected to grow to 80 per cent in 2020.
- Date: 2014-11-27 12:22:02
The meeting was attended by the Undersecretary for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Miguel Bustamante; Agricultural counselor of the Argentine Embassy in China, Omar Odarda; and the director general of MOA’s Fisheries Bureau, Zhao Xingwu.
- Date: 2014-11-27 12:20:51
The council encouraged moving through aquaculture implementation phases slowly, monitoring the impact on recreation and scenery.
- Date: 2014-11-25 12:39:47
A new EU funded project is examining the feasibility of producing renewable energy from aquaculture and agriculture waste.
- Date: 2014-11-25 12:31:05
Three trout farms in Umbria and Marche have certified against the ASC Freshwater Trout Standard – the first producers in Italy to gain ASC certification.
- Date: 2014-11-25 12:14:38
Commercial-fisheries production improved by 3.64 percent in the third quarter, with skipjack, Indian and fimbriated sardines as major contributors.
- Date: 2014-11-24 14:07:07
A Brea farm is reshaping the local farming industry.
- Date: 2014-11-24 13:41:22
Shellfish farming is not new but with federal waters opening up to aquaculture, it may play a bigger role in the future of New England’s seafood industry
- Date: 2014-11-24 13:39:07
A project that aims to create employment opportunities and to increase the income of 6,500 young Egyptians – partially through aquaculture – was launched this week in rural Aswan.
- Date: 2014-11-24 13:36:18
The initiative is part of the country’s regional plan for innovation, which provides public support in order to boost aquaculture production and promote a sustainable development of the sector.
- Date: 2014-11-21 15:48:29
The method could help reduce pressure on wild populations, Yamazaki hopes, and also help ensure the greater genetic diversity needed to preserve various species.
- Date: 2014-11-21 15:43:19
Clean Seas Tuna has had its Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) aquaculture operations in Australia certified as Friend of the Sea.
- Date: 2014-11-21 15:41:41
INAPESCA team also participates in Nayarit in comparative analysis on the effect of balanced feed on the growth of the spotted rose snapper.
- Date: 2014-11-21 15:40:08
The AKVA group ASA is now the world's most recognized brand of aquaculture technology.
- Date: 2014-11-20 13:27:10
The gross output of the Maltese aquaculture industry totaled €98.1 million, up by 0.5 per cent from €97.6 million in 2012.
- Date: 2014-11-20 13:26:16
The ARC Research Hub forthe Commercial Development of Rock Lobster Culture Systems: the Cutting Edge of Aquaculture was officially opened at the University of Tasmania.
- Date: 2014-11-20 13:25:07
Brazilian technicians will spend five days in each of the four provinces chosen.
- Date: 2014-11-20 13:23:33
Dr. Ione von Herbing, pHD, from UNT says that “our project to use a probiotic approach to marine aquaculture will hopefully in the long-term provide a sustainable alternative to antibiotics, in order to protect human and animal health while providing a safe and economical global fish supply.”
- Date: 2014-11-18 12:44:57
The Provincial Government has invested almost CAD 1 million (USD 0.88 million) in the mussel industry since 2006.
- Date: 2014-11-18 12:37:19
The development of bacterial vaccines can play a major role in replacing the need for antibiotics.
- Date: 2014-11-18 12:33:13
To say that Tracy Granter is excited about the developing use of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in Newfoundland’s aquaculture industry would be an understatement.
- Date: 2014-11-18 12:26:40
A research currently ongoing at the Brigham Young University in Hawaii is pushing the envelope as it looks into the regenerative abilities of Sabellastarte spectabilis — sabellids — using a low-cost aquaculture method.
- Date: 2014-11-14 15:08:38
British Trout Farmers are celebrating a ruling by the EU commission, which prevents Turkish trout farmers’ export of their product to other EU countries at a subsidised price.
- Date: 2014-11-14 15:07:24
Abalone and lobster exporters say greater competition from other countries and rising costs in Australia have eroded the sector’s once dominant position in China.
- Date: 2014-11-14 15:05:41
FAO has published a report, The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture, and the report's cover displays a photograph of catching fish from a pond in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
- Date: 2014-11-13 15:16:47
A new ARC Research Hub that will undertake research into the development of aquaculture for rock lobster as a sustainable food source has now been launched.
- Date: 2014-11-13 15:14:43
The JCU team’s work, funded by the Australian Research Council's Industry Linkage program with partner Mainstream Aquaculture, will help barramundi hatcheries and farmers reduce costs and increase production.
- Date: 2014-11-13 15:13:02
The group, led by the head of the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA), Raul Sunico, visited three seafood processing plants and the main distribution centre of these products in the Chinese town.
- Date: 2014-11-13 15:11:16
Adding unsaturated fatty acids to feed may make farmed pike perch hardier and better able to cope with stress, according to new DTU research.
- Date: 2014-11-11 12:22:49
VeroBlue Farms is preparing to purchase two buildings in the central Iowa city.
- Date: 2014-11-11 12:20:24
Sales of the Russian Far East assortment amounted to RUB 1,286 million (USD 27.3 million), showing 55 per cent increase year on year.
- Date: 2014-11-11 12:13:54
These diseases do not affect human health or food safety. However, they can affect aquatic animal health and have an adverse effect on trade.
- Date: 2014-11-11 12:07:04
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has secured £1.7 million funding for state-of-the-art equipment to help address key issues within the industry.
- 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.
- 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.
- Date: 2014-10-30 14:02:13
Of the 66 members of GPMT, 15 feed millers produce aquafeeds.
- Date: 2014-10-30 14:00:01
Global seafood production is growing through increased aquaculture.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Date: 2014-10-21 12:08:15
In a new study, Hansa Done, PhD candidate, and Rolf Halden, PhD, researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examine antibiotic use in the rapidly expanding world of global aquaculture.
- Date: 2014-10-21 12:04:23
Federal officials say the first shellfish aquaculture project permitted in federal waters off the East Coast is likely to begin in the spring off of Nantucket.
- Date: 2014-10-20 12:42:36
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft determination proposing to allow Australian Seafood Industries (ASI) to collect a levy, in conjunction with hatcheries, on the purchase of Pacific oyster spat.
- Date: 2014-10-20 12:34:44
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics service released findings from its 2013 Census of Aquaculture on Sept. 29. The census is the third that NASS has conducted; the previous census was conducted in 2005.
- Date: 2014-10-20 12:29:52
The aim is to improve breeding and feed formulas.
- Date: 2014-10-16 16:00:15
Monteiro analyzed the occurrence of 12 different antibiotics in water, sediments and fish in addition to bacterial resistance in fish. -
- Date: 2014-10-16 15:53:11
The UK’s revised Responsible Fishing Scheme aims to attain full ISO 17065 accreditation for the first time, and FCI (Food Certification International) has been awarded the role as the scheme’s certification body.
- Date: 2014-10-16 15:49:16
One of Tasmania's prominent salmon producers, Huon Aquaculture, has been publicly floated.
- Date: 2014-10-13 10:33:08
In Papallacta, Napo Province, the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, is running the "Mariculture and fish for aquaculture development in Ecuador" project. The purpose is to improve rainbow trout fry through techniques of genetic management.
- Date: 2014-10-13 10:28:37
The project, called Aquaexel, aims to bring together leading scientists from the EU and from other countries associated to develop joint projects that promote research excellence, and facilitate access to resource and centres of aquaculture research in Europe.
- Date: 2014-10-13 10:26:31
The project is a cooperative effort involving 12 research and industry partners. AquaFly will explore the potential to “tailor” the insect nutrient profile to meet the nutritional needs of farmed salmon.
- Date: 2014-10-13 10:22:39
Indian equipment maker Garware-Wall Ropes expects its revenues to grow by nearly 50% to INR 10 billion ($163 million) by 2017, reported the Press Trust of India (PTI), in an article published on the country’s Business Standard.
- Date: 2014-10-09 11:10:34
The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has been invited to hold its AGM in the territory of a coastal First Nation.
- Date: 2014-10-09 11:05:15
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences is offering a first-of-its-kind program -- urban aquaculture.
- Date: 2014-10-09 10:56:14
Aquaculture will provide close to two thirds of global food fish consumption by 2030 as catches from wild capture fisheries level off. -
- Date: 2014-10-09 10:46:15
The new programmes are expected to attract students from around New Zealand and overseas. NMIT Aquaculture Programme Coordinator Dr Mark Burdass says the new qualifications are aimed at filling a need for qualified staff in what is a relatively new industry for New Zealand.
- Date: 2014-10-07 11:05:44
Production of Scottish farmed salmon is at its highest level in a decade, newly published statistics have revealed.
- Date: 2014-10-07 11:01:03
BBSRC is building capacity in aquaculture research as UK farmed fish and shellfish become a growing component of food supplies. £6 million worth of funding is now available to deliver bioscience and environmental science research projects that address key priorities in aquaculture.
- Date: 2014-10-07 10:53:01
FAO predicts that increase in demand will continue well into the foreseeable future as socio-economic changes and increased urbanization keep pace.
- Date: 2014-10-07 10:13:40
Six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the world’s largest consumer of fish products, have come together to draft a work plan on the sustainable intensification of aquaculture for ‘blue growth,’ said the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
- Date: 2014-10-02 12:39:08
Speaking at an informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers in Milan this week, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said European governments must help combat hunger and malnutrition on a global level, as failure to do so will only boost migration flows and stoke conflicts.
- Date: 2014-10-02 12:31:23
The state government has introduced Cage Culture technique of fish farming in water bodies created by the Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development project.
- Date: 2014-10-02 12:24:39
Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the issue of selectivity in fisheries.
- Date: 2014-10-02 12:09:03
The aquaculture census provides detailed information relating to production volume and methods, surface water acres and sources, sales, point of first sale outlets, and aquaculture distributed for restoration, conservation, enhancement, or recreational purposes.
- Date: 2014-09-30 11:15:24
A team from the Institute of Ecology (INECOL) led by Dr Miguel Rubio Godoy are studying parasitic worms (monogeneans) of the genera Gyrodactylus, and Cichlidogyrus neobenedenia with the aim of developing vaccines against them, as well as pharmaceutical formulations that control these pathogens.
- Date: 2014-09-30 11:13:16
The global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed as well as developing regions and the continuous decline in natural fish stock.
- Date: 2014-09-30 11:10:10
In recent years, Achmad Wahyudi explained, CPB farm had become a very challenging area for shrimp farming because of the IMNV virus disease.
- Date: 2014-09-30 10:28:29
Growing shellfish and seaweed along the coast of Maine is becoming more popular.
- Date: 2014-09-25 11:28:04
Novartis Animal Health Aqua has launched its aquacare, an innovative fish health management software to assist fish farmers continuously improve health management practices for the optimum balance of quality and profitability.
- Date: 2014-09-25 11:23:44
While speaking with a commercial fish farmer, Adeolu Onasanya in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, he disclosed that there was massive investment in acquaculture and fishery across the country since government, especially Federal Government had brought about Acquaculture Scheme that really helped fish farmers at the grassroots and even commercial farmers to invest more.
- Date: 2014-09-25 11:20:55
The addition of the BAP hatchery standards represents a key advancement for the BAP program, as they allow companies to pursue four-star designation for all species covered by the BAP program.
- Date: 2014-09-25 11:17:11
B.C. salmon farmers increase sustainability efforts to meet growing seafood demand.
- Date: 2014-09-23 10:50:55
The Board of Directors of Cermaq ASA has unanimously recommended a voluntary cash offer from Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire the entire issued share capital of Cermaq.
- Date: 2014-09-23 10:46:38
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is poised to grant a lifetime achievement award to a Vietnamese seafood expert who its executive director describes as “the face of the Vietnamese seafood industry” in Ho Chi Minh City next month.
- Date: 2014-09-23 10:42:38
The spread of EMS means Thailand has gone from producing 640,000 metric tons in 2010, to 200,000t last year. This year, it is thought the level will be below 200,000t.
- Date: 2014-09-23 10:37:28
At present, capture fisheries are still ahead of aquaculture production at around 90 million tonnes.
E.U. Commission proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed to benefit aquacultureDate: 2014-09-18 10:10:39
The scope of the proposal explicitly includes medicated feed for pets, so that pets – especially those with chronic diseases, can be treated more easily with innovative medicated pet food.
- Date: 2014-09-18 10:08:15
Adabouch noted that postharvest losses are greater than those produced with the discards of species having little commercial interest.