- 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. -
- Date: 2015-01-29 06:27:55
The students built this system with help from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point-Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility located nearby in Red Cliff. The facility provided the class with assistance in the design of this system and was happy to provide fish, feed and bio media as well.
- Date: 2015-01-29 06:26:42
The New South Wales Government has approved 50 hectares of aquaculture leases on the State’s South Coast to help meet the increasing demand for quality seafood. -
- Date: 2015-01-27 08:54:59
Global aquaculture feed production grew 1.8% to more than 41 million metric tons last year, according to an Alltech survey.
- Date: 2015-01-27 08:51:46
In terms of GDP growth, the report reveals that aquaculture activity contributed an estimated CAD 104.1 million (USD 83.7 million) contribution to total GDP in 2013 - 10 times the CAD 10.5 million (USD 8.4 million) contribution that was made in 2003.
- Date: 2015-01-27 08:47:14
Growing different crops close to each other to make aquaculture more efficient.
- Date: 2015-01-20 09:46:15
The export of vannamei shrimp recorded a growth of 92 per cent in quantity terms and 173 per cent in dollar terms in the last financial year, according to A J Tharakan, president of Seafood Exporters Association of India.
- Date: 2015-01-20 09:40:04
The center is located north of Al Khor on the coast of Qatar, spread over an area of 110,000 square metres
- Date: 2015-01-20 09:36:17
As the industry's national leader in terms of sales, it also is hosting the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition.
- Date: 2015-01-14 09:57:04
Fogo Island Co-Operative Society will test plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador with assistance from the Provincial Government's Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme.
- Date: 2015-01-14 09:46:38
One promising solution is to recycle the waste by-products from seafood processing plants across China. This waste, which can be 30 to 70 percent of the incoming volume of fish, is often discarded or discharged into nearby waters.
- Date: 2015-01-14 09:44:51
The experts that participated in the elaboration of the report pointed out that a new regulatory framework should ensure that marine-b
- Date: 2015-01-14 09:40:56
The study found greater social and economic benefits in small and medium sized aquaculture enterprises as opposed to smaller scale or household operations.
- Date: 2015-01-08 11:56:13
That creates an opportunity for corn and soy to find new markets while at the same time providing American aquaculture with a more affordable and plentiful source of feed.
- Date: 2015-01-08 11:54:37
The fish are processed at a nearby plant equipped to process deep-skinned, fully trimmed tilapia fillets and whole fish.
- Date: 2015-01-08 11:53:06
Many fisheries are overfished and some are on the brink of collapse, threatening the sustainability of the world’s seafood supply. -
- Date: 2015-01-08 11:42:46
The document also details that last year shrimp farming totalled 62.7 million pounds, 23 per cent more than in 2013. -
- Date: 2015-01-05 07:31:39
What I really like about aquaculture, if it is done right, is that it takes pressure off the wild species and should allow those species to rebound.
- Date: 2015-01-05 07:31:38
The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD) has trained around 100 farmers in integrated fish farming as part of poverty alleviation programmes.
- Date: 2015-01-05 07:30:06
From 2015, Can Tho will expand total fish and shrimp farming areas to 26,000 hectares, focusing mostly in Thot Not, Vinh Thanh, Co Do, and Phong Dien districts.
- Date: 2015-01-05 07:30:01
The State Government is spending $5.5 million upgrading roads but has dismissed the idea of a truck bypass, which locals believe would be a better use of public money.
- Date: 2014-12-22 06:40:11
Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root River Steelhead Facility operated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
- Date: 2014-12-22 06:38:40
The grain-based fish food could open new markets for Iowa agricultural commodities while also alleviating some of the cost of aquaculture, he added.
- Date: 2014-12-22 06:37:14
Cooke Aquaculture's $150M expansion delayed by years.
- Date: 2014-12-22 06:35:58
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed more than one hundred certified farms into its certification programme in just over two years and has stressed that last year the number of farms in the programme doubled.
- Date: 2014-12-15 08:17:21
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 08:16:22
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 08:15:24
It is expected that by 2030 Brazil reaches an annual fish production of 20 million tonnes.
- Date: 2014-12-15 08:14:10
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 06:36:57
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 06:35:41
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 06:34:17
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 06:58:19
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 06:57:03
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 06:56:14
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 06:55:00
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 08:48:09
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance.
- Date: 2014-12-02 08:40:55
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 08:39:14
Producing crops with the aid of waste from a fish growing facility is gaining popularity, even in urban environments.
- Date: 2014-12-01 06:24:41
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 06:22:16
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 06:21:01
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 06:20:05
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.