- Date: 2015-03-31 11:25:03
There has been more emphasis on regulating foreign imported seafood, which is has only a 2 percent inspection rate, officials said. -
- Date: 2015-03-31 11:24:13
The journey of aquaculture or fish farming began in the late 1970s with small scale enterprises - mainly fishermen and dominated fisheries. Aquaculture was practised on a low-level, ad-hoc basis.
- Date: 2015-03-31 11:23:12
Simon Coveney claims new investment programme will increase sector’s annual value.
- Date: 2015-03-30 16:55:49
The world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, is teaming up with NELHA-based Kampachi Farms on a venture to make open-ocean aquaculture commercially viable.
- Date: 2015-03-30 16:53:57
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced grants worth almost £950,000 to two research projects initiated by the salmon industry. Combined industry and academic contributions to the projects will total over £3.4 million.
- Date: 2015-03-30 16:53:09
Unsightly gear. Navigation problems. Less room for recreation.
- Date: 2015-03-27 04:04:10
The Tasmanian Greens have called for a halt to all salmon farm expansions until the concerns of all other industries have been addressed.
- Date: 2015-03-27 04:02:32
Current State speaks with the director of Michigan Sea Grant, Jim Diana about seafood in the Great Lakes state.
- Date: 2015-03-26 04:05:48
A large number of US seafood consumers have a negative perception of farmed seafood, according to the preliminary results of Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA)-The Fishin’ Company joint survey.
- Date: 2015-03-26 04:01:44
Looking at the big picture of food and protein demand, land farming wasn’t enough to meet world demand.
- Date: 2015-03-26 04:00:56
The proposed products will help in production of better quality shrimps without residues such as antibiotics or heavy metals.
- Date: 2015-03-26 04:00:13
The meeting reviewed the state of the fish sector in the UAE, the MoEW’s efforts in improving aquaculture, and expertise exchange in maritime research and studies.
- Date: 2015-03-24 12:16:08
USDA to tighten rules for Vietnamese fish known as basa or swai.
- Date: 2015-03-24 12:13:25
Species grown in open ocean cages, however, will likely require a more robust diet of protein and Dr. Rountos said it is important to the sustainability principle to ensure that there is not a net reduction to the marine environment caused by the creation of the special food for the farmed fish. -
- Date: 2015-03-24 12:08:11
The plan comes on the heels of a few months of strong sales in Mexico.
- Date: 2015-03-23 10:12:21
In addition to approval from the DMF, there may be other state and federal permits that will have to be secured. Bourne conservation agent Brendan C. Mullaney confirmed that the duo received approval and an order of conditions from the conservation commission last year.
- Date: 2015-03-23 10:11:25
A new consumer survey coordinated by The Fishin’ Company in conjunction with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has found that many consumers in the US are still largely unfamiliar with aquaculture.
- Date: 2015-03-23 10:04:17
The guideline works like a traffic light. If it is green, growth is allowed. A yellow light means status quo, while red light means capacity must be reduced.
- Date: 2015-03-20 04:16:04
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has announced the formation of its Independent Scientific Panel, comprising eight highly regarded senior researchers. The new Panel will provide expert and independent opinion to the SAIC Board on the scientific quality of proposals for SAIC funding.
- Date: 2015-03-20 04:13:35
This new project also adapts Act No. 20,583 amending health standards and zoning management for aquaculture concessions, extending the request entry suspension regardless of the species or group of species to be farmed in the Aysen Region, from 31 December 2015 to 8 April, 2020.
- Date: 2015-03-20 04:12:33
Commercial prawn farmers are hopeful a parliamentary inquiry into northern aquaculture will help drive investment and expansion across the industry.
- Date: 2015-03-19 06:23:46
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has launched a new film to help transform aquaculture in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
- Date: 2015-03-19 06:22:50
Professor George Turner of Bangor University’s School of Biological Sciences is leading a team of researchers aiming to find remaining pure wild stocks of tilapia in Tanzania.
- Date: 2015-03-19 06:22:06
The Langston University Aquaculture Program will offer workshops for aquaculture hobbyists and commercial producers on April 4 in the E.L. Holloway Research, Education and Extension Center.
- Date: 2015-03-17 13:10:11
FAO representative to Zambia George Okech said the national aquaculture development strategy (NADS) and national aquaculture development plan (NADP) will stimulate growth in the aquaculture sector.
- Date: 2015-03-17 12:59:54
In 2013, fish catch stood at 73,203 tonnes, but consumption of seafood reached around 210,000 tonnes.
- Date: 2015-03-17 12:57:28
Marine Harvest Ireland has announced that its site at Deenish, County Kerry is the first in Ireland to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification.
- Date: 2015-03-13 06:44:44
Streptococcus affects warm water fish in both marine and freshwater environments and can result in mortality rates in fish as high as 70 per cent.
- Date: 2015-03-13 06:43:57
According to the Viet Nam Customs, pangasius exports in January 2015 reached US$137.89 million, down 12.2 per cent year on year.
- Date: 2015-03-13 06:43:10
The tribe used the alabaster shells to make fish hooks and ornaments. Based on evidence found in the Channel Islands, abalone might have been used 12,000 years ago by the first people to populate the Pacific Coast.
- Date: 2015-03-12 11:14:42
Spottail shiners are certified free of the Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia virus for interstate transport by Nicholas Phelps, University of Minnesota Extension aquaculture specialist.
- Date: 2015-03-12 11:13:50
AVA is working with fish farmers to recover and build up resilience against future incidents, as well as collaborate with other agencies to better understand the science behind plankton blooms, says Minister of State for National Development Maliki Osman. -
- Date: 2015-03-12 11:13:01
Event to help tackle decline in fisheries and living aquatic resources.
- Date: 2015-03-10 07:45:49
The breeding program, led by Dr Ken Cowden, has successfully hatched more than 4,000 fingerlings which are now 10 weeks-old and 50mm in length.
- Date: 2015-03-10 07:45:01
The CIAC aims to support rural farmers in the Zambezi region in northern Namibia through fingerling production of two local freshwater species: 'ga' and tilapia, the Government of Galicia reported. -
- Date: 2015-03-10 07:44:27
A large project to produce tilapia in cage, funded by the private sector, with a capacity of 20 mT month, is seeing the day at the Lake Azuei.
- Date: 2015-03-09 09:01:14
Researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole which has allowed for them to start reproducing outside their usual season (April and May). By selecting the right fish it is now possible to improve growth of farm sole.
- Date: 2015-03-09 09:00:36
The power they produce will be bought by Bihar State Power at a rate determined by a reverse bidding process, for which the State has set the starting price as Rs. 9.85 per kWhr.
- Date: 2015-03-09 08:59:49
The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, accompanied by the Spanish Ambassador to Namibia, Carmen Diez, on Thursday inaugurated the inland aquaculture centre in Katima Mulilo.
- Date: 2015-03-06 06:44:47
The Southern Shrimp Alliance has compiled refusal information for shrimp products since 2002 available from the FDA.
- Date: 2015-03-06 06:43:49
Aquaculture, including salmon farming, is going to be an essential part of feeding the world's growing population, said a top representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Department.
- Date: 2015-03-06 06:43:13
The Vuniyasawa Youth Club at Savusavu Town, Vanua Levu, is reaping the rewards of investing in aquaculture.
- Date: 2015-03-05 10:19:42
Fishing body Conapesca and Consumer group PROFECO are uniting to prevent price irregularities in seafood.
- Date: 2015-03-05 10:17:29
A powerful method for analyzing and predicting nature's dynamic and interconnected systems is now providing new forecasting and management tools for Canada's premier fishery.
- Date: 2015-03-05 10:13:43
Exports of herring totalled NOK 158 million, a decrease of 20 per cent compared to February 2014.
- Date: 2015-03-03 06:56:16
One of the important sessions at the World Aquaculture 2015 conference in Jeju, Korea 26-30 May will be ‘Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture’ which has a particular significance to the island of Jeju.
- Date: 2015-03-03 06:55:32
The net economic losses associated with the collapse of the traditional fishing industry here and elsewhere on the Cape have been substantial, both in terms of dollars and jobs.
- Date: 2015-03-03 06:54:28
The minister noted that the aquaculture directorate successfully conducted a science forum where the latest inland fisheries survey results and research were presented to stakeholders.
- Date: 2015-03-02 08:50:37
Environmental compatibility, sustainability and low toxin levels are other items in the pro-farmed column.
- Date: 2015-03-02 08:49:50
Government in 2013 conducted feasibility studies for land and water based concentrated production units (Aqua Parks) in Apac and Kalangala districts respectively to increase fish produce.
- Date: 2015-03-02 08:49:06
The aquaculture industry has generated employment in rural areas and earned the much-needed foreign exchange for the country , he observed after inaugurating the Crystal Seafoods Private Limited which was set up at a cost of Rs. 30 crore in Chirala.
- Date: 2015-02-27 07:24:20
The new infrastructure will also strengthen the company’s capacity to serve the markets of Puebla, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Chiapas, and the Yucatán Peninsula, while increasing by 5,000 tonnes the monthly animal feed production capacity of the facility.
- Date: 2015-02-27 07:23:22
Aquaculture production by the 28 European Union Member States reached 1.108 million tonnes and €3.365 billion in 2012, according to the latest Economic Performance of the EU Aquaculture Sector report.
- Date: 2015-02-27 07:22:37
The virus that causes white spot disease (WSSV), which is one of the most serious diseases of farmed shrimp and for which there is currently no cure, is capable of killing all the shrimp in a pond within 10 days of infection. On occasions, the disease can even completely devastate shrimp aquaculture in a complete region.
- Date: 2015-02-26 12:13:39
The goal of CAHPS is to support various business objectives, including improved health management, protection and expansion of aquaculture business opportunities and promotion and facilitation of trade, as well as improved resource protection and environmental sustainability.
- Date: 2015-02-26 12:09:26
Zambia’s existing potential for cage culture is 18,486 hectares of water and at least 700,000 tonnes of fish per annum.
- Date: 2015-02-26 12:08:10
The practice is already adopted by a few countries where prospective farmers are engaged in fish and shrimp culture in indoor tanks which will save water and prevent spread of viruses.
- Date: 2015-02-24 02:36:27
New Zealand King Salmon chief operating officer Ruben Alvarez said the nutritional requirements of the rare King Salmon species - farmed predominantly in New Zealand - differ considerably from the common Atlantic salmon, trout and other salmon species farmed elsewhere in the world.
- Date: 2015-02-24 02:35:28
In 2012, Fitco Metal Works SA acquired from Mitsubishi Shindoh the right to produce UR30 copper alloy wire, which is used to manufacture wire mesh for fish farm cages.
- Date: 2015-02-24 02:34:52
Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, stated that Uganda needs to increase its aquaculture production as fish stocks dwindle, whilst opening the 8th Aquaculture Symposium hosted by the Walimi Fish Farmers Cooperative Society (WAFICOS).
- Date: 2015-02-24 02:34:01
Aquaculture products can be very profitable for the Peruvian economy, and more so with increased investment and promotion.
- Date: 2015-02-23 06:17:55
After 15 years of research, scientists at University of Idaho and Washington State University have found a simple and effective method to combat Coldwater Disease in rainbow trout using some of the trout's own intestinal bacteria as health-giving probiotics.
- Date: 2015-02-23 06:14:40
New US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research has discovered a disinfectant that has the potential to treat fungus on catfish eggs.
- Date: 2015-02-23 06:11:42
Fisheries and Oceans counters that the new regulations, that could be introduced by spring, increase rather than reduce oversight of the aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2015-02-20 03:31:12
The Queensland groper, or giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) as it is known outside Australia, is one of the largest reef-dwelling fish in the world, living up to 50 years and growing to a massive 3m long and 400kg. It is the aquatic emblem of Queensland.
- Date: 2015-02-20 03:27:38
The Canadian government is to now issue multi-year licences for finfish and shellfish aquaculture facilities in British Columbia to promote investment in sustainable design and technology by the industry.
- Date: 2015-02-20 03:24:32
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily.
- Date: 2015-02-20 03:23:33
After record production of farmed vannamei shrimps, which helped boost India's seafood exports, the industry is expecting a shortfall next year because of the risks from a new shrimp disease that has been found on some farms in recent weeks.
- Date: 2015-02-19 06:25:38
After four years of fruitful collaboration, the AQUAEXCEL (Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research) project has fulfilled its strategic objectives to integrate key aquaculture Research Infrastructures across Europe in order to promote their coordinated use and development.
- Date: 2015-02-19 06:24:52
In 2014, foreign sales of shrimp totalled USD 162.1 million, which represented an increase of 25 per cent compared to 2013 (USD 128.9 million). The US was the main market, followed by Spain, France, South Korea, Russia and Canada.
- Date: 2015-02-19 06:24:00
The BAP management team also monitors the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) detention list regularly.
- Date: 2015-02-17 09:08:21
Research grant to UBC will be applied to optimization strategies
- Date: 2015-02-17 09:03:56
In 2014, national shrimp production reached 90,000 tonnes, which went mostly addressed to the domestic market and generated BRL 2 billion (USD 704.7 million) in revenue in the supply chain, according to Rocha.
New Aquaculture Licensing in British Columbia to Improve Business Planning and Encourage Investments in Sustainable PracticesDate: 2015-02-17 09:02:49
Multi-Year Licensing Will Allow for More Operational Certainty for B.C.'s Aquaculture Industry
- Date: 2015-02-16 07:01:33
From our tank to your plate
- Date: 2015-02-16 06:59:57
The Fisheries Department in Jammu and Kashmir has increased the breeding of trout to meet the demands of residents and private sector.
- Date: 2015-02-16 06:54:35
An Australian flagged and operated vessel has been chosen, under the Fisheries Management Act 1991, to fish the small pelagic fishery within the Australian fishing zone.
- Date: 2015-02-13 07:00:37
Viet Nam pangasius exports to Mexico increased in 2014 to a value of around $115.24 million, up 17.1 per cent year on year.
- Date: 2015-02-13 06:57:43
These pilots will ensure the standard for seriola and cobia can be thoroughly tested and give farms a chance to see how their operations match up against the standard.
- Date: 2015-02-13 06:55:32
The Indonesian government has set a target to achieve 31 million tons of fish from aquaculture by 2019, a two-fold increase compared to the current yearly production. -
- Date: 2015-02-13 06:53:27
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is investing more than $287,000 in infrastructure and innovative technologies to meet the current and anticipated demands of the aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2015-02-10 07:10:45
Drop in farm gate price realized by farmers not being much attractive to take up this activity is one key reason for decline in area under cultivation, it added.
- Date: 2015-02-10 07:08:45
This is a good moment for the province,’ minister says.
- Date: 2015-02-10 07:05:04
A proposed federa Gulf Aquaculture Plan published last year would allow up to 20 offshore aquaculture operations to be permitted in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico over a 10-year period. NOAA Fisheries currently is reviewing public comments made to the plan before it releases its a final report, likely later this year.
- Date: 2015-02-09 10:01:25
To help support and educate Michigan-based fish producers, Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension are hosting a Michigan Seafood Summit at the Kellogg Conference Center at MSU on March 12, 2015.
- Date: 2015-02-09 09:58:02
Companies are also gaining access to $7,500 in funding to help produce fish silage, a liquefied product made from fish offal, which is considered a more sustainable option in dealing with fish waste. -
- Date: 2015-02-09 09:56:52
Breeders of aquatic organisms - fish, shrimp, oysters, mussels, scallops, turtles and alligators - now have an incentive to work in the sector and expand their production through the National Health Programme for Farmed Aquatic Animals.
- Date: 2015-02-06 06:42:24
Scotland’s University of Stirling is using genetically modified plants to replace fish oil in fish feeds with the aim of preserving wild fish stocks and maintaining nutritional value of farmed fish for humans.
- Date: 2015-02-06 06:41:07
For an aquaculture research center at Iowa State University, just keeping up with the current isn’t an option.
- Date: 2015-02-06 06:40:24
In the ongoing battle against obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the Pacific region, a new study reveals that allocating sufficient tuna for local consumption and keeping it affordable could significantly improve health outcomes.
- Date: 2015-02-05 11:08:10
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Viet Nam Pangasius Association (VNPA), in which the two organisations will work collaboratively to advance responsible aquaculture in the Pangasius sector in Viet Nam and globally through the exchange of information and research.
- Date: 2015-02-05 10:56:11
The minister was also interested in the possibility of importing feed additives such as those made by Prochaete, the firm said in its most recent newsletter.
- Date: 2015-02-05 10:54:21
Attaining BAP Certification has contributed in classifying the Group in first place worldwide with three-star level for the best practices in barramundi culture.
- Date: 2015-02-03 09:45:17
A new programme called iBAP, with the “i” representing “improver”, has been launched by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA). The new programme incentivizes aquaculture facilities capable of attaining Best Aquaculture Practice certification to engage in a deadline-driven improver programme, providing the assistance and encouragement necessary to apply for BAP certification.
- Date: 2015-02-03 09:44:11
The company notes that this farming system generates low contamination due to the treatment waters receive, allowing their reuse for the same farming greatly reducing water requirements in these systems.
- Date: 2015-02-03 09:43:01
Crystal Seas plans to do their own program in the spring when the water warms.
- Date: 2015-01-30 06:38:20
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), with funding from the Walmart Foundation is launching Aquaculture Improvement Projects in Indonesia, China, and Thailand.
- Date: 2015-01-30 06:37:29
Pakistani scientists together with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and American Soybean Association launched a handbook aimed at improving aquaculture practices in the Asian country. -
- Date: 2015-01-30 06:36:25
With funding from the Walmart Foundation, SFP will scale up current efforts to reach more farming households through farm-level training.
- Date: 2015-01-29 06:28:36
A new report on the economic benefits generated by Canada’s Newfoundland and Labrador aquaculture industry reveals its positive effect on provincial GDP, employment and labour income. -