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Industry-wide support for a centre of innovation excellence
The concept of a centre of excellence for Scottish aquaculture has industry-wide support, according to a new study. 21 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Growing market for innovative baskets
Oyster baskets that improve farming efficiency while growing a higher quality product are helping an Australian company penetrate international markets. 21 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Tackling parasitic diseases in Europe’s farmed fish
A European Union funded research project is addressing the challenges of disease prevention and management to protect the European aquaculture industry. 08 Dec 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sunderland Marine's three decades of aquaculture insurance
Sunderland Marine is marking 30 years of insuring fish farms which is significantly longer than other global insurers in the aquaculture sector. 30 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Innovation meets investment
The Aquaculture Innovation Challenge will be started by the Seafood Trad Intelligence Portal, Fresh Studio and Solidaridad on 6 December. 23 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Orkney fish farm operational
A new Scottish Sea Farm site in Westerbister, Orkney is now operational following a major £3.5m investment. 04 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Novel approach to sea lice control
Following a successful application to the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the drive to reduce sea lice and increase harvests of Scottish salmon has received a £1.76m boost. 01 Nov 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mucosal Mapping Method wins award
Norway’s Quantidoc AS has been announced as the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s fourth annual Preferred Freezer Services Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award. 13 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Kleven signs contract for fish harvesting vessel
Kleven has signed a contract to build a fish harvesting vessel for carrying salmon from fish farms to processing plants for a joint venture between Marine Harvest Norway and Deep Sea Supply. 13 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Nofima breeding lice-eating lumpfish
Scientists at Nofima have begun breeding lumpsucker (lumpfish) families which have a special liking for consuming salmon lice. 13 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Coppens International in compliance with ASC
International aquatic feed solutions provider, Coppens International, is now officially in compliance with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Freshwater Trout Standard for responsible aquaculture. 12 Sep 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GAA and Gfresh to sign MoU
The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Gfresh will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work collectively to promote responsible aquaculture in China. 16 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sites considered for oyster aquaculture in Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is considering multiple sites for off-bottom oyster aquaculture. 10 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lobster farming comes of age in Vietnam
More than 1,500 tonnes of the ornate or flower spiny lobster, Panulitus ornatus, are farmed, or ranched, each year in sea cages off the coast of Vietnam, according to FAO. Juvenile lobsters are caught in the wild then fattened in basic wooden cages in shallow waters off the beach. 04 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Growth strategy outlined at WA aquaculture forum
Six key areas have been identified as the foundation of a proposed 10-year plan to develop a vibrant aquaculture industry in Western Australia in a report on Western Australia's first Aquaculture WA State Forum. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Shrimp disease courses available in more languages
Online Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) courses on managing major shrimp diseases at aquaculture farms and hatcheries are now available in Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Two new members join SAIC Board
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has appointed two new members to its Board. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SSC announces new well-boat contract
A new well-boat contract has been announced by The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) as part of its long-term focus on increasing harvest capacity to provide the finest, fresh sea-loch salmon to customers across the globe. 20 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Thermolicer delivered to Scottish Sea Farms
As part of Scottish Sea Farms’ ongoing initiative to deliver a natural solution to control sea lice, the company has invested over £4 million in purchasing Scotland’s first innovative Thermolicer machine. 19 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Investment ready aquaculture for WA
Western Australia’s Liberal National Government has announced a $1.66 million project to develop an 'investment ready' aquaculture zone in coastal waters on WA’s south coast. 19 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture