- Date: 2016-04-26 04:24:58
Canada and the EU have developed their own overarching standards, with which individual organic certifiers must comply. Regardless of whether there is an overarching standard or not, certifiers each have their own criteria that aquaculturalists must adhere to gain and retain their respective certification.
- Date: 2016-04-26 04:02:47
The course is part of the European Union’s prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme and gives students the unique opportunity to travel throughout Europe as they learn about sustainable aquaculture.
- Date: 2016-04-26 03:58:28
Aquaculture is rapidly expanding to fill that demand, but there are concerns about the sustainability of this growth.
- Date: 2016-04-21 04:26:55
In fact it was the only tax not implemented from Budget 2015.
- Date: 2016-04-21 03:36:52
This research is providing new insights into genome evolution and the lasting legacy of the work is a high (‘human’) quality sequence of the Atlantic salmon genome which is now available on the internet.
- Date: 2016-04-21 03:30:28
- Date: 2016-04-18 13:45:43
The technology has been tried and tested in Norway through a unit of Ewos, the fish feed unit of Cermaq that was acquired by Cargill for €1.35 billion in August last year, King said in the GOAL presentation.
- Date: 2016-04-18 12:54:33
Aquaculture, if practiced sustainably, could greatly increase Kenya's food supply, but some of the techniques the industry uses to produce feed for fish farms -- such as dynamite fishing and trawling -- are ecologically destructive.
- Date: 2016-04-18 12:42:12
Shrimp accounted for 21% of aqua feed production worldwide, with 82% coming from Asia (India at 66%, Thailand at 42% and Indonesia at 33%). Salmon feed production represented 11% of total aqua feed production, and at 52%, Europe was the number one player in this species sector.
- Date: 2016-04-14 03:48:12
Senior Consultant Villy J. Larsen of the trade association Dansk Akvakultur (Danish Aquaculture) is pleased with the development.
- Date: 2016-04-14 03:12:32
Virginia shellfish farmers sold $48.3 million in clams and oysters in 2015, with hard clam sales of $32.3 million once again leading the nation and $16 million in oyster sales tops among U.S. East Coast states.
- Date: 2016-04-14 03:07:21
The idea was convincing to the judges at the Thought for Food Challenge, which started with nearly 500 teams and came down to 10 finalists who pitched their concepts to judges in Zurich on April 1 and 2. Kulisha, which also includes Lunalo Cletus from the University of Nairobi, Arjun Paunrana of UCLA, and Eric Katz of the University of Michigan, was selected as the overall winner.
- Date: 2016-04-11 15:27:20
China continues to dominate feed production for all species, followed by the US
- Date: 2016-04-11 15:16:05
The study concluded that the likelihood of phosphorus additions to the environment from net-pen aquaculture operations resulting in eutrophication to Canadian freshwater environments under the current level of fish production can generally be characterized as “low.”
- Date: 2016-04-11 15:05:04
About Water Treatment Market for Aquaculture
- Date: 2016-04-04 11:44:57
Skretting has come out with salmon feeds that can be formulated completely free of fishmeal, while delivering equal performance in terms of fish growth and health, it claims.
- Date: 2016-04-04 09:33:24
The Institute places equal emphasis on capacity building of stakeholders and addressing farmers’ concerns including gender mainstreaming said Dr Jayasankar.
- Date: 2016-04-04 09:24:16
As part of the USD 4 million ‘Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste’ project, the hatchery for Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) was inaugurated by H. E. Estanislau da Silva, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Ambassador of New Zealand, Jonathan Schwass.
- Date: 2016-03-31 08:44:50
Aquaculture is currently facing its greatest challenge since it began its sustained growth in the decade of the 70’s: renew or die
- Date: 2016-03-31 03:19:00
- Date: 2016-03-31 02:30:15
Panel to act as watchdog on aqua farms.
- Date: 2016-03-31 02:00:00
- Date: 2016-03-28 09:03:18
In January, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a final rule allowing offshore aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. Proponents say the plan will help global fish populations while minimizing harm to the Gulf environment.
- Date: 2016-03-28 08:13:12
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is launching a Statewide Activity Approval process to allow commercial shellfish aquaculture in the inland bays.
- Date: 2016-03-28 08:09:19
The deadline for public comments on the Placentia Bay Atlantic salmon aquaculture project has been extended by three weeks.
- Date: 2016-03-28 08:03:49
For the preparation of regulations, the Ministry conducted training and workshops with representatives of 14 regional governments for their opinions.
- Date: 2016-03-22 12:19:10
Dr Cleaversmith said that the SAIC is looking for more projects to back but he stressed that they must have a lead partner from a Scottish Higher Education Institution.
- Date: 2016-03-22 09:08:25
The report states the “U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service works with the state Department of Environmental Management and CRMC on oyster restoration projects through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
- Date: 2016-03-22 08:54:12
- Date: 2016-03-17 13:16:39
In a dark, dank warehouse in the Blue Ridge foothills of Virginia, Bill Martin picks up a bucket of brown pellets and slings them into a long concrete tank. Fat, white tilapia the size of dinner plates boil to the surface. Martin, president of Blue Ridge Aquaculture, one of the world’s largest indoor fish farms, smiles at the feeding frenzy.
- Date: 2016-03-17 13:15:52
The researchers presented their work at the 251st National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The U.S. Has Approved Industrial Aquaculture in Deep Offshore Waters for the First Time — and It’s a Huge Step BackwardsDate: 2016-03-17 13:12:06
The amount of fish produced by aquaculture facilities in state waters, such as in Maine, has so far been miniscule compared to the industrial-scale aquaculture that NOAA has just approved for federal waters.
- Date: 2016-03-17 13:06:59
The standards, named CAHPS - Commercial Aquaculture Health Programme Standards, are comprised of five key principles which farmers must adhere to. “Many farmers involved in commercial production are already adhering to these principles, however there is currently no official recognition of their efforts,” said Dr Kathleen Hartman, Aquaculture Programme Leader for USDA APHIS Veterinary Services.
- Date: 2016-03-14 16:24:22
The project, "Tools for the Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability" (TAPAS), is led by the University of Stirling (UK) and funded by the European Commission through the European Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020.
- Date: 2016-03-14 16:13:43
The inclusion of such botanical feed additives in a pelletised feed under standard industrial conditions at the feed mill improved survival under production conditions in a semi-intensive shrimp farm in Panama with 24% and 18% compared to the control group during 2 independent production cycles (Cuellar-Anjel et al., 2011). In these production trials, the main disease challenge at the farm consisted of White Spot virus and Vibriosis.
- Date: 2016-03-14 16:10:43
Marel will continue to demonstrate the revolutionary technology of the FleXicut automatic pinbone detection and removal system with live demonstrations and the introduction of a new Innova production control software.
- Date: 2016-03-10 14:48:00
Researchers also found that individual tuna occupy both the Slope Sea and Mediterranean Sea in separate years, contrary to the prevailing view that individuals exhibit complete fidelity to a spawning site.
- Date: 2016-03-10 14:07:44
Aquaculture nutrition has greatly moved forward in the last few years, and is now on par with some of the other food animal sectors.
- Date: 2016-03-10 14:01:35
The collaborative work will play a major role in the European Commission's strategy to achieve smart growth in aquaculture production across the region's seas.
Chilean Consequence Wild Alaska Salmon: The market could get some relief if fewer salmon are availableDate: 2016-03-07 04:49:46
Lower salmon numbers also are projected for several Alaska fisheries —Southeast and Prince William Sound pink salmon.
- Date: 2016-03-07 03:14:36
The salmon industry in Tasmania was the subject of a Senate inquiry last year.
- Date: 2016-03-07 03:13:14
- Date: 2016-03-04 14:33:24
The researchers emphasise that it is paramount to understand how natural genetic diversity has been influenced by humans and historical natural processes to better inform captive breeding and reintroduction programs of any endangered species.
- Date: 2016-03-04 13:48:08
Summary Development of the aquaculture sector in Russia is far below its potential. Current annual production is estimated at 160,000 MT, or three to four per cent of total fish and seafood production in Russia.
- Date: 2016-03-04 13:08:37
Having problems with your Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) or wanting to start up your own fish farm? Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems has a new interactive website for their RAS demonstration facility that can help.
- Date: 2016-02-29 14:39:42
MYNutrition will adapt and pilot-test integrated aquaculture and fisheries/agriculture-nutrition linkages approaches, initially developed and practiced in Bangladesh.
- Date: 2016-02-29 13:06:45
Teachers from Casco Bay to all the way Down East convened at Herring Gut Learning Center’s campus in Port Clyde for a day of immersion in the field of aquaculture with the goal of developing strategies for incorporating it into their curricula.
- Date: 2016-02-29 13:03:11
The aquaculture industry is a vital producer in the global fish market-- it accounts for nearly half of the fish we eat.
Northern Territory Seafood Council welcomes north Australia aquaculture report recommending country of origin labelling for fish, pearls and crocodile teethDate: 2016-02-25 04:03:45
Project Sea Dragon's managing director Chris Mitchell said the need for better roads to support economic growth had been an ongoing issue.
- Date: 2016-02-25 03:49:15
The project lasts for three years and has a budget of EUR 2 million, financed by the Xunta de Galicia through the 2014 convening for the implementation of joint research units.
- Date: 2016-02-25 03:45:56
Food production is already increasing and, on average, there is actually enough food for everyone, however the distribution of this food is very uneven, explained Dr Anderson.
- Date: 2016-02-22 12:07:37
The event concluded with the development of a set of recommendations lead by FAO, which will be presented at the Regional Conference of that body, to be held from 29 February to 3 March in Mexico.
- Date: 2016-02-22 11:20:38
During the interactive sessions at Aqua India, participants expressed the need for increasing capacity of quarantine and broodstock multiplication centers, enhanced bio-security measures to avoid spreading new diseases, genetic programs, and new technologies to control microbial development in pond systems including probiotics and specific functional feeds.
- Date: 2016-02-22 11:16:31
The 11 marine-based farms will be located in four Bay Management Areas (BMA): Rushoon BMA, Merasheen BMA, Red Island BMA and Long Harbour BMA.
- Date: 2016-02-19 12:28:42
Lucrative commercial kelp industry could be a valuable second revenue stream and environmental benefit.
- Date: 2016-02-19 12:03:08
NOAA included environmental safeguards in the new rule, but the lawsuit says it’s not enough.
- Date: 2016-02-19 11:57:24
Project manager Clyde Collier says they could have their first harvest by fall of 2019.
- Date: 2016-02-17 11:49:54
Ctaqua notes that in the past 40 years, stocks of eels reaching European coasts decreased by 98 per cent compared to the levels of the 1970s, and the fish status is further aggravated because it cannot be reproduced in captivity, as it is done with other species of interest.
- Date: 2016-02-17 11:14:04
The project is financed by the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund and the results will be ready by the end of April 2016.
- Date: 2016-02-17 11:02:09
With fishmeal production unlikely to meet demand, companies are looking for alternatives, said Mike Velings, a managing partner at Aqua-Spark, a fund investing in aquaculture.
- Date: 2016-02-16 10:53:47
The new research center, Z-ARC, is a cooperative agreement between Zeigler and the Florida Atlantic University, www.fau.edu, and will be the sight of animal research trials aimed at improving and expanding aquaculture technologies for the industry.
- Date: 2016-02-16 10:44:47
Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and well-being with specific natural microbial product and service solutions.
- Date: 2016-02-16 10:29:22
Marel will be showing how its Innova Software Solutions offer traceability from source to shelf, with full control and automation of the packing and labeling process.
- Date: 2016-02-15 12:52:31
NOAA and other federal agencies say the first permits could be approved in two years.
- Date: 2016-02-15 12:33:20
The Indian farms will apply for BAP certification as two groups of 50 farms, while the Thai farms will apply for BAP certification as four groups of 30 farms, with the remaining 65 through IOMs (integrated operating module). The MoU also includes one hatchery and one feed mill in India.
- Date: 2016-02-15 11:51:21
Fishermen, marine resources agencies and marine ecologists should be aware that cobia are now present in the Eastern Pacific and the potential deleterious effects they may have.
- Date: 2016-02-15 11:39:49
The university received a permit for a pilot project in federal waters on the feasibility of a commercial operation off Massachusetts, but it's stalled until they find $100,000 to cover costs, including bi-monthly inspections of its mussel beds, which will be 8 miles offshore.
- Date: 2016-02-11 03:53:48
In a study by the University of Stirling in 2015, it was estimated that globally another 6 million tonnes of by-products are not utilised.
- Date: 2016-02-11 03:19:57
One local researcher is trying to change the way fish are farmed on our coast.
- Date: 2016-02-11 03:16:10
Long-awaited U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) catfish inspections, mandated by Farm Bills since 2008, will begin next March, according to a final rule establishing an inspection program for fish in the order Siluriformes, including catfish.
- Date: 2016-02-09 04:27:18
Minnesota’s abundance of high-quality feed is one factor spurring the development of shrimp aquaculture in the state, says Michael Sparby, AURI senior project strategist. Minnesota has several small shrimp farms producing Pacific white shrimp indoors, including Four Seasons in Little Falls and Northern Tide in Elgin.
- Date: 2016-02-09 03:25:24
The Life Science Awards recognise the leading organisations, individuals and projects in the Scottish life sciences sector, which employs some 35,000 people and contributes more than £3.5 billion a year to the Scottish economy.
- Date: 2016-02-09 03:09:05
New regulations have been launched to control illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUUF), decrease in wild populations, and unsustainable aquatic farming.
- Date: 2016-02-09 03:07:41
The Gulf of Mexico is now open for commercial fish farming.
- Date: 2016-02-08 20:17:57
Prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama said in the opening ceremony, “Fishing is not just an industry in Fiji, not just a way of providing food. Fishing is a part of our culture, a part of what makes us Fijian.
- Date: 2016-02-02 10:25:10
Mari's Garden faces high energy consumption due to aquaponics on site that combine growing plants hydroponically with growing fish through aquaculture.
- Date: 2016-02-02 09:54:41
According to an analysis by the Center of Studies for Sustainable Rural Development and Food Sovereignty (CEDRSSA), during 2016-2017 the industry is expected to grow by 87,000 tons per year in Sonora and Sinaloa.
- Date: 2016-02-02 09:41:59
In order to help tilapia farms in Africa evaluate their farm management plans, a “sustainability barometer” has been designed as part of a project conducted by IRTA.
- Date: 2016-01-21 04:42:30
The new rule, effective February 12, will allow American seafood farmers to apply for a permit to operate an offshore aquaculture farm in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Date: 2016-01-21 04:01:31
Fisheries for trawlers targeting pollock, cod, flounders and other groundfish open Jan. 20.
- Date: 2016-01-21 03:48:57
The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) has provided advice on the need for the EHP management in Asiatic region. Now, a fresh consolidated advisory will be issued to Indian farmers, K. Vijayan, Director, CIBA, emphasized at a national consultative meeting.
- Date: 2016-01-19 10:14:25
Bruce Hancock, the province’s director of aquaculture, said the plans must show a clear indication for a start of development and benchmarks for various goals.
- Date: 2016-01-19 09:56:39
The DMR evaluates several criteria for the granting of leases, including the effect of the proposed lease upon riparian owners’ shore access, navigation, fishing and other uses of the area, and ecologically significant plants and animals.
- Date: 2016-01-19 09:38:51
Nofima’s part of the project is financed by SalmoBreed AS. Partners are SalmoBreed AS, The Roslin Institute (UK), Akvaforsk Genetics Center AS, Marine Harvest and Centre for Integrative Genetics (CIGENE).
- Date: 2016-01-14 14:21:20
Yogesh Girdhar wowed the room with a video of what looked like a small shoebox awkwardly paddling underwater.
- Date: 2016-01-14 14:08:46
The regulations open up the Gulf of Mexico for seafood production in a strip of ocean beginning where the state’s jurisdiction leaves off — 3 to 9 miles offshore, depending on the state — and extends to 200 miles offshore.
- Date: 2016-01-14 13:51:53
Since the programme began, scientists have made progress both catching wild scampi using pots, and raising them from eggs at the Glen Aquaculture Park near Nelson.
- Date: 2016-01-14 13:37:26
Calysta is marketing FeedKind Aqua to the global salmon farming industry.
- Date: 2016-01-12 03:55:30
The research is considered of great interest to the European aquaculture sector, as parasites can pose a risk to food safety of people and, therefore, cause serious social and economic damage.
- Date: 2016-01-12 03:53:33
The MoU was also signed by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Japan's Asia Water Business Consultant as technology providers.
- Date: 2016-01-12 03:47:23
Dr Diane Morrison (DVM), Marine Harvest’s Director of Fish Health and Food Safety, was one of the eight authors of the study.
- Date: 2016-01-07 03:31:23
By 2020, BC aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, which includes having all farm-raised Atlantic salmon ASC certified.
- Date: 2016-01-07 03:11:01
In the UK, a new survey for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) reveals that UK fish consumption is increasing.
- Date: 2016-01-07 03:08:59
The University of Exeter and the Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (Cefas) are leading on a £1.97M BBSRC-Newton Fund project.£2M grant to reduce major aquaculture diseases will benefit small-scale farmers in India, Bangladesh and Malawi.
- Date: 2016-01-05 12:43:19
Morefish, which is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, aims to develop and test new innovative technologies and processes.
- Date: 2016-01-05 11:14:38
The recent floods in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh and an outbreak of a fungal disease on shrimps may hit revenue of aquaculture companies and exports for the next fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, officials say.
- Date: 2016-01-05 10:56:46
In 2014, Norwegian salmonid production exceeded 1.3 million metric tons, with Atlantic salmon being the most important species and rainbow trout accounting for approximately 5% of production volume.
- Date: 2015-12-22 10:34:37
UF Professor James Anderson says shrimp industry is recovering from a disease.
- Date: 2015-12-22 10:01:23
The rule will implement the Aquaculture Fisheries Management Plan, which established a regional permitting process to manage and develop an aquaculture industry in the Gulf of Mexico.
AIM-listed biotech firm Benchmark to buy shrimp food manufacturer Inve Aquaculture from RBS and Rabobank for $342mDate: 2015-12-22 09:52:59
Inve's management team will remain with the combined company, and will retain its interest in the company.