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WorldFish and Odisha State to scale-up aquaculture
An agreement between WorldFish and the Government of Odisha, India, will sustainably boost aquaculture in the state. 04 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Lumpsucker project takes another step forward
A new £2.12m lumpsucker project has begun, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). 30 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture project launched in Zanzibar
A US$3.2m three-year aquaculture project has been launched in Zanzibar. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sea lice resistance breakthrough
Benchmark Animal Health has published the latest findings from its research into breaking sea lice resistance, which is now supported by experience from the company’s partners in the field. 23 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vietnam tilapia farming plan approved
Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has approved a development plan for tilapia farming by 2020. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
World’s first offshore fish farm rig
Ocean Farming AS has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce for the construction and delivery of an eight point mooring system to the world’s first offshore fish farm installation. 22 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EnviroFlight wins innovation award
EnviroFlight, LLC has received the ‘DSM Innovation Award’ in aquaculture, which honours transformative innovation within the aquaculture industry. 16 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Urban fish farm achieves certification
The FRESH urban fish farm located in Völkingen, Germany, has achieved Friend of the Sea sustainable aquaculture certification for its gilthead seabream, yellowtail kingfish and European seabass. 14 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSI expands with new associate members
The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) has announced that three industry feed companies - Biomar, Cargill (former EWOS) and Skretting - have joined the GSI as associate members. 14 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cleaner fish project wins innovation award
Scottish Sea Farms was crowned winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Excellence Award for Innovation last week, for its pioneering approach to sea lice control. 08 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fish-free feed breakthrough
Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia. 07 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Aquaculture shipping joint venture to be established
Marine Harvest and Deep Sea Supply PLC have entered into a Heads of Agreement to establish a 50/50 owned aquaculture shipping joint venture to build, own and operate aquaculture vessels. 02 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MSD Animal Health and Europharma team up
MSD Animal Health has teamed up with Europharma UK in an exclusive deal to provide the best possible service in the distribution of its trout health products. 01 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sanford supports aquaculture growth
New Zealand company, Sanford, has expressed its support for Southland as the region looks to learn from Scandinavia on boosting aquaculture growth. 01 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
US company close to three-star BAP catfish
SouthFresh Aquaculture, a US-based catfish processor, is one step closer to being eligible to offer three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) catfish. 01 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Alleviating poverty through disease control
Swansea University has attracted over £2m in funding to alleviate poverty within poor farming communities in Bangladesh and India by controlling disease risk in fish and crustacean aquaculture. 31 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Peter Redmond to leave GAA
Peter Redmond, vice president of market development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, is leaving the organisation after eight years. 31 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Scottish shellfish farm statistics released
Marine Scotland Science has published the Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2015. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
WorldFish project increases Egypt farm profits by 27%
At the end of the four-year Swiss-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project, participating farmers reported US$16,000 in extra annual profit, with a total of US$D27 million added to the sector over the duration of the project. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The way forward for European aquaculture
EU Commissioner, Karmenu Vella, presented progress made and obstacles that need to be addressed in further developing a sustainable aquaculture sector in the EU at a high-level joint event with the Dutch Presidency of the Council yesterday, 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture