- 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.
- Date: 2014-09-18 10:05:04
Japan and its neighbors began discussions on managing the eel in September 2012, and the current meeting is the seventh of its kind.
- Date: 2014-09-18 10:01:48
A long-term study of dive safety in Tasmania's aquaculture industry has produced the first set of tables for so-called yo-yo diving, which have caught the eye of the Australian and US navies.
- Date: 2014-09-11 12:30:42
India's fish production grew by around 5.96 per cent during 2013-14, states the latest government Handbook on Fisheries Statistics-2014, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor.
- Date: 2014-09-11 12:28:56
A growing industry in the state is the use of aquaponics, which melds hydroponic vegetable operations with fish, shrimp or other aquatic critters in order to help recycle each other's waste products.
- Date: 2014-09-11 12:25:44
Catalina Sea Ranch spent more than two years convincing the California Coastal Commission that it can operate in a stretch of ocean about 6 miles offshore from Long Beach without hurting the environment.
- Date: 2014-09-11 11:34:43
CONAPESCA head stressed the importance that the good cooperation existing between the two countries in fisheries-aquaculture represents.
- Date: 2014-09-04 10:48:34
The eight countries involved are from the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), which control waters covering more than half the world's skipjack tuna, the most commonly canned variety.
- Date: 2014-09-04 10:41:07
Over the past 15 years the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) in Vigo has carried out important and successful research to overcome the problems with octopus cultivation, and the institute is now focused on rearing octopus across a full life cycle—from hatch to catch.
- Date: 2014-09-04 10:39:17
The value of Norwegian salmon exports totalled NOK 3.3 billion in August, an increase 3 per cent compared to August last year.
- Date: 2014-09-04 10:33:57
It's a calm, bright day, and Phil Gray is tending oysters growing in mesh crates that float in a line east of Bombazine Island in the New Meadows River.
- Date: 2014-09-02 09:47:48
VASEP informed that in 2013, pangasius was accounted for 44 per cent of total Vietnam seafood exports to Russia while in the first seven months of this year, it reached only 11 per cent.
- Date: 2014-09-02 09:40:33
The vaccine candidates will be tested and studied for two years.
- Date: 2014-09-02 09:32:34
Prime Minister John Key has given the strongest signal yet the Government is considering pouring tens of millions of dollars into a plan to unlock aquaculture in the eastern Bay of Plenty.
- Date: 2014-09-02 09:24:35
Deposit of unused feed, fish feces, pest control chemicals and organic matter would be allowed
- Date: 2014-08-28 10:23:28
The Aqua 2100 system utilizes air to circulate water to the culture tank from the rotary drum filter.
- Date: 2014-08-28 10:21:11
Aquaculture harvests reached 77,320 MT, up 7.73 per cent year on year, reports VASEP.
- Date: 2014-08-28 10:08:08
90% of shrimp is imported.
- Date: 2014-08-28 10:04:04
The first half of 2014 has been a good period for the Chilean salmon industry, which managed to double its returns from most of its main markets.
- Date: 2014-08-28 10:00:23
The project will involve inland aquaculture, cage farming, and mariculture, according to early reports of the fund starting up.
- Date: 2014-08-26 10:26:26
Brazil and Norway have continued the identification of areas for Technical Bilateral cooperation in order to develop and improve aquaculture in both countries.
- Date: 2014-08-26 10:23:36
The steering committee welcomes comments on the draft standard from farmers, experts and other stakeholders engaged in the shrimp aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2014-08-26 10:20:02
Building an innovative industry
- Date: 2014-08-26 10:17:41
Comprehensive studies confirm the zone’s capacity to support the annual production of up to 20,000 tonnes of finfish without significant environmental impact.
- Date: 2014-08-21 10:39:40
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global aquaculture market was valued at $11.16 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $15.90 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 5.2 per cent from 2013 to 2019.
- Date: 2014-08-21 10:37:24
Experience in Africa and Asia shows that, by working in a cluster, farmers can improve economies of scale and increase their bargaining power for inputs, such as fish feed or hatchery seed supply.
- Date: 2014-08-21 10:35:31
The Ministry for Primary Industries has today released the results of a survey asking New Zealanders what they think about our aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2014-08-21 10:32:49
In the 12 months to June 30, 2013, aquaculture generated over $298 million in exports.
- Date: 2014-08-19 11:05:07
The value of Norwegian seafood exports during July totalled NOK 4.9 billion, an increase of NOK 375 million, or eight per cent, compared to last July. To date, Norwegian seafood exports have totalled NOK 37.6 billion, an increase of NOK 5.7 billion, or 18 per cent, compared to the same month last year.
- Date: 2014-08-19 10:52:53
The fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute significantly to Africa’s overall economy. This is according to a new study published by FAO.
- Date: 2014-08-19 10:31:42
Aquaculture being done in a fertile land near Mummidivaram.
- Date: 2014-08-19 10:24:21
MSD Animal Health conducted extensive sampling of farms in the world’s most important tilapia-producing regions and found that Streptococcus accounted for 70 percent of all pathogens collected, making it the most prevalent disease affecting tilapia.
- Date: 2014-08-14 10:52:13
Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's research institutions.
- Date: 2014-08-14 10:32:38
The two operations are also expected to generate annual export earnings exceeding $200 million.
- Date: 2014-08-14 10:08:43
Vietnam is the third biggest exporter of farmed shrimp globally; around 90 per cent of its total volume is exported.
- Date: 2014-08-14 10:05:11
New Zealand scientists are using next-generation DNA analysis and robotics to massively reduce the time and money needed to monitor the environmental impact of aquaculture.
- Date: 2014-08-12 11:59:08
Aquaculture is the practice of using controlled environments to promote the growth of aquatic animals and plants for food, the aquarium trade, restocking or commercial purposes, and currently contributes over 50 per cent of the world’s fish supply for human consumption, making it an important contributor to the world’s food supply chain.
- Date: 2014-08-12 11:51:29
A new study, published last month in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Fish Diseases, reports on extensive fish virus research and confirms that the recently identified fish virus (piscine reovirus) is a benign virus that has long been present in fish in the Pacific Northwest.
- Date: 2014-08-12 11:22:50
Today at the Vietfish conference the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), in partnership with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) brought together buyers and shrimp producers seeking ASC certification.
- Date: 2014-08-12 10:55:38
Officials at the aquaculture center say much of the money will go towards hiring more researchers to investigate how aquaculture can be expanded in Maine safely and responsibly.
- Date: 2014-08-07 09:30:58
Extru-Tech, Inc. didn’t take the designation lightly when it released its new Advanced Feature Aseptic Dual Preconditioner (ADP) as a replacement for its Dual Shaft Conditioning Cylinder.
- Date: 2014-08-07 09:28:43
The items are packaged in PP-polypropylene and PE – polyethylene and stored in cartons which are placed directly in containers without pallets, according to Ministry of Industry and Trade.
- Date: 2014-08-07 09:26:00
The licenses in group C were supposed to be development licenses, which would favor new technological solutions to ensure the sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2014-08-07 09:23:23
The Commission previously implemented trade sanctions in response to the unsustainable fishing practices of the Faroese for herring, which resulted in their setting of a unilateral quota (105,000 tonnes) of over three times the share they should have fished in 2013 (31,940).
- Date: 2014-08-07 09:20:43
The Minister suggested two areas for co-operation- feed for aquaculture in sufficient quantities and seed production by establishing fish hatcheries.
- Date: 2014-08-05 10:08:54
The development of aquaculture in Chile has increase in recent decades and 76 per cent of this production is salmon, said the National Marine Fisheries Service.
- Date: 2014-08-05 10:07:12
The event turned out to be a veritable who’s who in midwest aquaculture featuring Bell’s own experts, politicians, and representatives of industry associations. All of them had some great insights to share and I captured as much as I could on video, with the help of Bell’s CEO Norman McCowan.
- Date: 2014-08-05 10:05:13
The eggs are then chilled for up to three weeks. Each sturgeon produces around 1kg of caviar, and with 250g costing just under £500, it is a valuable product.
- Date: 2014-08-05 10:01:14
The Working Group is also tasked with promoting market and value-added product research to improve the marketing and trade of fish and fish products from the aquaculture sector.
- Date: 2014-07-31 10:12:00
Where fish products are concerned, the very best flesh and flavour can only be obtained with the use of absolutely fresh primary produce.
- Date: 2014-07-31 10:08:38
These two species, heavily farmed in Spain and New Zealand, could now benefit from her work as the frozen samples can be used to develop shellfish with resistance to toxins.
- Date: 2014-07-31 10:05:51
This project is sequel to a proposal by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to set up a global aquaculture fund at the FAO, NACA Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting on Aquaculture for Food Security, Nutrition and Economic Development held in Colombo in July 2011, he said.
- Date: 2014-07-31 09:58:11
The school is raising fresh fish in the greenhouse as project for the agriculture class.
- Date: 2014-07-24 12:36:34
The draft report recommends reforming regulation in the AUD 80 million industry to better reach its potential and attract more investment, but shrimp farmers say there’s still a lot of work to be done.
- Date: 2014-07-24 12:30:41
With the support of GAA, National Fish & Seafood will pilot the first four groups of shrimp farmers in Viet Nam, Indonesia and India. -
- Date: 2014-07-24 12:27:48
Danforel’s Christianminde farm gained its certification following an independent, third party assessment against the global ASC Trout Standard conducted by the certification body Bureau Veritas Denmark.
- Date: 2014-07-24 12:13:52
The group also met with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, who encouraged CUSP to work on public/private partnerships for aquaculture demonstration projects. This subject was further discussed with Dr. Jo Handesman, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
- Date: 2014-07-22 12:19:02
This technique has also been taken up to great success in Vizag and other coastal districts of AP on an experimental basis by scientists of the Visakhapatnam Regional Centre of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).
- Date: 2014-07-22 12:12:15
The site for the proposed park would be near the Delaware County town of Albany and next to Bell Aquaculture, which has the capacity to produce more than 2 million pounds of fish a year in its indoor tanks, The Star Press reported.
- Date: 2014-07-22 11:57:34
A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria
- Date: 2014-07-22 11:46:01
This difference was stark in 2013 — China’s average import price for seafood was $2,071 per metric ton, less than half its average $5,118/t average export price.