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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
GM salmon approved by Health Canada
Health Canada has concluded its review of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.’s AquAdvantage® Salmon (AAS) and has approved it for commercial sale in Canada. 24 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First Icelandic producer becomes ASC certified
Arctic Fish has become the first aquaculture producer to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification in Iceland. 19 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New project explores using ultrasound to delouse farmed salmon
A new initiative that will explore the potential of using ultrasound to delouse farmed salmon has been launched by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). 19 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Mollusk farm standards released
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has expanded the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program with the completion of the new BAP mollusk farm standards. 18 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New flotation system for offshore mussel farm
A unique new mussel farm flotation system for use in exposed sea sites is now in successful operation in the UK and already helping to produce high quality, fast growing mussels. 17 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Four-star BAP tilapia from China available in the US
The first shipment of four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) tilapia from China is hitting US shores, meaning it will soon be available to US customers. 05 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fusion Marine wins major salmon pen order
Fusion Marine has secured a major order for new salmon pens for Scottish Sea Farms’ (SSF) new Westerbister site in Orkney. 04 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Deformed ears giving farmed salmon hearing loss
Half of the world’s farmed Atlantic salmon have hearing loss which could be compromising critical restocking programmes, according to new research. 04 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cefas launches aquaculture toolbox
The Centre for Fisheries, Environment and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has launched a new online regulatory toolbox for the aquaculture industry in England. 03 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSI publishes second annual sustainability report
The Global Salmon Initiative has published its annual Sustainability Report alongside Seafood Expo Global 2016. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GLOBALG.A.P. introduces GGN consumer label
GLOBALG.A.P. has introduced the GGN consumer label for fish and seafood from certified aquaculture at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New aquaculture barge boosts local businesses
A $2 million aquaculture barge for Marine Harvest Canada has been completed in Campbell River, BC. 26 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Research project on the impact of sea lice on salmon fisheries
Plymouth University and the Universidad de Chile are leading a new research project to investigate the issue of sea lice infestation. 20 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture