- Date: 2014-05-26 10:50:33
A new report from the UN reveals that farmed fish consumption is at record high
- Date: 2014-05-26 11:33:57
A Japanese technique for creating artificial river and seawater is expected to enable Cambodian farmers to open three prawn farms in the mountains.
- Date: 2014-05-26 11:48:41
Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues.
- Date: 2014-05-27 14:13:36
The refurbishment of eight existing two-ring pens to the highly successful three-ring Oceanflex model is part of SSC’s ongoing strategy to ensure that only the highest quality and most modern equipment is used for its farming operations.
- Date: 2014-05-27 14:28:24
Low-cost farming system affordable to farmers needs to be developed to exploit the high prospects of fisheries in Kerala, she said while delivering the convocation address after declaring the first Convocation of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) opened.
- Date: 2014-05-27 14:43:11
The aquaculture facility, located in Nagasaki, can control water temperature and day length.
- Date: 2014-05-27 14:55:51
The Northern Tide Farm is Minnesota's first and only saltwater shrimp farm. It has been selling shrimp outside Elgin since last May.
- Date: 2014-05-29 09:30:31
The economic benefits of such a regimen would be significant. Today, aquaculture in Canada generates over $2 billion in economic activity, over $1 billion in GDP, and employs over 14,500 nationwide.
- Date: 2014-05-29 09:51:06
According to the report “The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014” recently published by the Food and Agricultural Organization FAO, after some decline in 2013 salmon prices should remain high this year.
- Date: 2014-05-29 10:14:21
The company has approval from the Mexican government for a one kilometer by one kilometer farming concession four miles offshore from the Bay of La Paz, inside the Sea of Cortez.
- Date: 2014-05-29 10:35:29
In a recent presentation to members of the National Fisheries Institute Shrimp Council, Chamberlain updated the EMS status of primary production areas and passed on recommendations for management methods to reduce the impacts of EMS.
- Date: 2014-06-02 08:54:35
Out of all animal proteins, fish has the most favorable feed conversion ratio (FCR).
- Date: 2014-06-02 09:11:20
The prize for the winner is a trip to the Novartis research and development centre on Prince Edward Island in Canada.
- Date: 2014-06-02 09:14:27
According to Biorigin’s Director, Mario Steinmetz, “by joining in one single management the entire productive process, from raw materials to the final product, takes Biorigin to a distinguished market position.
- Date: 2014-06-02 09:27:37
As salmon lice larvae primarily live at shallow depths, it may be possible to keep the parasite at bay by placing net cages below the “louse zone”. The problem with this solution is that salmon need access to air to fill their swim bladder.
- Date: 2014-06-03 09:10:07
Norway, the world’s leading producer of farmed salmon, raises 10 times the farmed salmon as Canada does, with one-third of the Canadian farmed-salmon workforce.
- Date: 2014-06-03 09:16:47
The meeting reviewed planning activities for 2014; advancing sustainability indicators defined by the project, a review of the implementation plans of management models and improvement of existing facilities.
- Date: 2014-06-03 09:22:04
SAPL is a joint venture project between AR Aquaculture Projects, Israel and Ryder Holdings, Sri Lanka under BOI with equal funding.
- Date: 2014-06-03 09:26:25
Bangladesh exported frozen food worth USD 534.98 million during the fiscal year from July 2013 to April 2014, according to the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) data.
- Date: 2014-06-05 10:19:18
An aquaculture project run by the community is also now helping to keep some women out of jail.
- Date: 2014-06-05 11:06:31
Eggs that should grow into salmon with improved resistance to sea lice will be commercially available later this year, thanks to a major breakthrough by the Scottish-based company Landcatch.
- Date: 2014-06-05 11:21:34
India’s seafood exports turnover have crossed $5 billion during the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA).
- Date: 2014-06-05 11:26:12
MPEDA highlights that with the accreditation, the lab has become the only facility for aquaculture disease diagnosis.
- Date: 2014-06-09 11:17:23
Report Presents New Findings and Recommendations for Sustainable Aquaculture
- Date: 2014-06-09 11:30:12
A new step-by-step procedure makes it easier to separate fish by gender for growth performance, physiological studies and to manage broodstocks for reproduction and genetic selection.
- Date: 2014-06-09 11:48:14
Students from St Mary University, Chile are working with the antibacterial properties of copper to try and reduce bacteria present in salmon.
- Date: 2014-06-09 12:01:15
Engle has been a member of the society since 1988 and is a past-president and former director of the US Aquaculture Society, a chapter of WAS.
- Date: 2014-06-10 09:25:59
The CSIRO has told a world aquaculture conference in Adelaide the industry already is facing challenges from climate change.
- Date: 2014-06-10 09:28:35
A government committee hears that Nova Scotia's "salmon farming industry has tremendous potential to bring jobs and prosperity to its coastal communities".
- Date: 2014-06-10 09:33:47
The Garwoods still farm 1,400 acres of row crops, but things have changed greatly since the farm last raised livestock about 15 years ago.
- Date: 2014-06-10 09:37:23
The experts said fish hatcheries can play an important role in enhancing fish production as the farmers do not always get expected production due to use of poor quality fish seed.
- Date: 2014-06-12 11:41:40
Dr Obach mentioned another key area of research being the identification and availability of suitable raw materials, understanding their exact nutritional compositions, and then undertaking trials to test these raw materials on shrimp growth and health.
- Date: 2014-06-12 12:47:34
The innovative tool allows scientists and aquaculture managers to test the “big picture” environmental impact of various fish farming scenarios over large tracks of water as well as the localised impacts of individual farm leases.
- Date: 2014-06-12 12:52:57
The well attended session in one of AEON’s flagship stores provided an opportunity for customers to hear about the need for responsible fish farming from representatives of AEON and WWF Japan.
- Date: 2014-06-12 13:14:43
The genetic information will also be useful to researchers as a reference guide sequence for the genomes of other salmonids such as Pacific salmon, rainbow trout and more distantly related fish such as smelt and pike.
- Date: 2014-06-16 12:36:44
Global aquaculture is needed as historically high fish prices are tipped to rise further and wild fisheries production is placed under strain.
- Date: 2014-06-16 12:53:33
Aquaculture export earnings are estimated to increase by 14.6 per cent to NZ$289 million in the year to June 2014.
- Date: 2014-06-16 13:01:17
Tunisian aquaculture farm L’Aquaculture Tunisienne has received Friend of the Sea (FoS) certification for its sea bass and seabream.
- Date: 2014-06-16 13:13:00
The feed industry has expressed support for this measure but is unlikely to utilize it because most pig and poultry PAP produced in the UK is used in pet food, and for commercial reasons that is expected to remain the case.
- Date: 2014-06-17 08:49:07
The press in Greece last week speculated about the possibility that Biomar had filed a formal proposal to rescue Dias from bankruptcy, but the Danish company denied such rumors and told Undercurrent that they would try to protect payment of clients’ outstanding debts in the best way possible.
- Date: 2014-06-17 08:53:03
The students will be staying locally and will work full days with our teams out at marine sites near Stronachullin and Quarry Point and at the Cairndow processing plant.
- Date: 2014-06-17 09:44:02
The input material will benefit 11 projects producing and it is expected that the initiative will generate approximately 120 indirect jobs, NSS Oaxaca informed.
- Date: 2014-06-17 09:49:08
The project was established during the conduct of the six day hands-on training on Marine Fish Cage Technology Design, Construction and Maintenance facilitated by the Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-RFTC, Panabo City Training Specialist II Rodulfo E. Cardoza in coordination with the Municipal Agriculturist.
- Date: 2014-06-19 11:19:41
African nations make up some of the fastest growing economies in the world (given that they begin at a very poor start), as well as some of the fastest urbanizing.
- Date: 2014-06-19 11:37:10
Established in the UK in 1995 to provide veterinary health services for fish farming operations around the coast of Scotland, FVG has expanded to become the world’s largest dedicated aquaculture health provider with a footprint on three continents and a global team of over 50 veterinary surgeons, diagnosticians, biologists and environmental scientists.
- Date: 2014-06-19 11:43:53
Numerous seafood indsutry organizations have already spoken out applauding the initiatives.
- Date: 2014-06-19 11:55:58
The project still needs approval from the Edgartown conservation commission.
- Date: 2014-06-23 11:22:38
With a 20% increase already achieved, Malaysia is capable of upping its aquaculture output by 50% by 2020, according to the country’s agriculture minister.
- Date: 2014-06-23 11:39:30
GAA will convene many of the world’s leading seafood non-governmental organizations to discussion solutions to this difficult issue. -
- Date: 2014-06-23 11:48:04
The study will be conducted in two phases.
- Date: 2014-06-23 11:54:39
In parallel with these developments, substantial research work was carried out to uncover the actual mechanism behind IPN resistance in salmon.
- Date: 2014-06-24 07:57:38
Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, shellfish and even plants.
- Date: 2014-06-24 07:58:55
The minister informed that India currently is ranked second in global fish production, inland capture and aquaculture, and seventh in marine capture production/fisheries.
- Date: 2014-06-24 08:00:22
Researchers at the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) have developed a new technique for the measurement of sea cucumber in the Yucatan peninsula, helping to provide more reliable information to study the growth and development of the species.
- Date: 2014-06-26 10:41:34
The new centre will bring together industry and research to provide innovative solutions with the aim of growing the already substantial contribution aquaculture makes to the Scottish economy.
- Date: 2014-06-26 11:26:39
The Belize Shrimp Growers Association has been working with Mauricio Mejia, WWF Mesoamerican Reef program officer for aquaculture, to help the farms develop better management practices and reduce their environmental impact.
- Date: 2014-06-26 11:45:39
India's Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh announced the government plans to develop a policy for aquaculture growth in the country.
- Date: 2014-06-26 11:56:12
It appears the Waddell Mariculture Center is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
- Date: 2014-06-30 10:34:47
Aquaculture production of shellfish such as oysters is currently developing in Central America regions.
- Date: 2014-06-30 10:43:36
The B.C. Salmon Farmers Association welcomed the news.
- Date: 2014-06-30 10:50:10
The report by Gardner Pinfold Consulting concluded that land-based salmon farming operations — while technically feasible — would have to be large-scale to overcome the inherent engineering, building, labor and energy costs.
- Date: 2014-06-30 10:52:52
The work of the three programmes is focussed on the environmentally and socially responsible production of the farmed product. Social rights are a fundamental aspect of all three of the programmes’ farm standards, setting out requirements covering the rights of aquaculture farm workers and local communities.
- Date: 2014-07-01 09:55:38
Aquaculture is expected to play a crucial role in meeting the growing global demand for fish, with a United Nations report, released last month predicting seafood farming would account for 62 per cent of eaten fish by 2030.
- Date: 2014-07-01 10:05:53
Cermaq has revealed today that the company has detected an outbreak of the ISA virus in two pens at one of it's sites in Langoyhovden in Nordland.
- Date: 2014-07-01 10:40:04
The new plant is part of the Aquaculture Complex in Acre, which has a fingerling reproduction centre opened in August last year, with capacity to produce 20 million fry per year. -
- Date: 2014-07-01 10:47:02
Tasmanian company Huon Aquaculture has launched what it calls the world's most advanced salmon-feeding barge.
- Date: 2014-07-03 10:07:48
19 salmon farmers have been nominated for 45 green licences which, if in full effect, will increase salmon production in Norway by 55,000 tonnes (4 per cent) annually.
- Date: 2014-07-03 10:29:09
The programme calls for traditional fishing ports to be renovated and upgraded into modern fishing harbours with dedicated berths for yachts and other marina facilities to promote local tourism, along with other improved facilities to support the local fishing industry. -
- Date: 2014-07-03 11:25:12
The federal agency considers that most of the shrimp harvested in the United States - 68 per cent - comes from the Gulf of Mexico, especially Texas and Louisiana.
- Date: 2014-07-03 11:38:43
A plan to build a series of trout farms along the Cornish coast could create a multi-million pound industry to rival the success of Scotland's salmon industry, the Cornish Guardian reports.
- Date: 2014-07-07 09:52:02
The cash was split between acquiring the company's assets and brand and funding a three-year plan to double the farm, which exports more than 200,000 tonnes of live abalone.
- Date: 2014-07-07 10:00:53
Domesticating Atlantic Bluefin Tuna may help meet the food industry's demand for this endangered species. However, making such an endeavour sustainable is a challenging task.
- Date: 2014-07-07 10:11:41
The Minister further noted that the ministry has been encouraging and supporting the active participation of youth and women in the growing sector through capacity building, targeted business support and mentorship.
- Date: 2014-07-08 10:08:39
Ten Asian and Pacific nations have told the Office of the United States Trade Representative that the Agriculture Department’s catfish inspection programme violates international law, and their objections could hamper the Obama administration’s efforts to reach a major Pacific trade agreement by the end of next year.
- Date: 2014-07-08 10:22:08
The survey is based on a two-day aquaponics program offered jointly last April by OSU South Centers and the College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems Aquaculture Research Center at Kentucky State University.
- Date: 2014-07-08 10:26:52
The federal government is taking steps to enable the aquaculture industry to grow while simultaneously maintaining strong environmental standards.
- Date: 2014-07-08 10:30:12
In addition, the market demand is expected to be further fuelled by the lack of naturally available varieties owing to extensive fishing. Rice-fish culture is expected to serve as key growth opportunity for this market over the next six years.
- Date: 2014-07-10 11:24:14
The National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) has converted an aquaculture farm in Picuato, Michoacán, into a research centre for the study of species with aquaculture farming potential in order to boost food production and employment generation in the region.
- Date: 2014-07-10 11:28:06
DNA-based molecular assessment of marine sediments adjacent to finfish farms is ensuring the sustainability of South Australia’s fishing grounds.
- Date: 2014-07-10 11:35:48
Katherine Hawes gives a brief overview of the aquaculture insurance business.
- Date: 2014-07-10 12:05:32
Tiny crustaceans cultivated in large tanks were on the menu when scientists at SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture fed thousands of tuna larvae last spring.
- Date: 2014-07-15 11:40:48
NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from nine to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local time, on July 15, 2014, corresponding to the time Texas opens its waters to shrimp trawling.
- Date: 2014-07-15 11:48:14
The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) is eyeing the sweet potato or kamote as an important feed source for the aquaculture industry.
- Date: 2014-07-15 11:53:57
Both these leading Asian companies have seen the advantages to demonstrating their commitment to responsible practices in the marine ingredient industry by adopting the IFFO RS standard.
- Date: 2014-07-15 11:57:15
A new sustainable Seafood Guide has been published by WWF for Hong Kong consumers, based upon scientific assessments of the main fish and shellfish supply sources.
- Date: 2014-07-17 10:52:07
The minister said the government was eyeing a ratio of 50:50.
- Date: 2014-07-17 10:53:59
The minister said the government was eyeing a ratio of 50:50.
- Date: 2014-07-17 11:03:05
A novel project, based at a lobster hatchery in Cornwall, has received a grant for £434,147 from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
- Date: 2014-07-17 11:07:34
The TIF district would finance at least $3 million in public improvements with the added property tax revenues generated by the 60-acre aquaculture park on the east side of Albany along Ind 67.
- Date: 2014-07-17 11:10:06
An aquaculture strategy for the Maltese islands was launched this morning by Fisheries Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes.
- 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.
- Date: 2014-07-22 11:57:34
A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria
- 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 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: 2014-07-24 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: 2014-07-24 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 12:30:41
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 12:36:34
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: 2014-07-31 09:58:11
The school is raising fresh fish in the greenhouse as project for the agriculture class.
- 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.