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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
Fish feed from fly larvae
Two students at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society have won a $10,000 international prize for their idea to make Kenyan fish farming more sustainable. 20 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SFP identifies shrimp aquaculture areas in need of improvement
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has completed its first-ever sector report on shrimp aquaculture in Southeast Asia, identifying geographical areas needing improvement in six different countries. 14 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Tim Hogan joins BAP
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division has expanded its market development team with the addition of Tim Hogan as BAP’s market development manager, representing the west coast of North America. 14 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cargill launches new salmon feeds
Cargill has launched two new salmon feeds, EWOS SOLID and EWOS EXTRA, which the company says are important parts of a grower feed program based on the EWOS COMPASS biological model for designing the optimal feed. 13 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Virginia leads in clam and oyster aquaculture
Virginia shellfish farmers sold $48.3 million in clams and oysters in 2015, according to the Virginia Shellfish Aquaculture Situation and Outlook Report, an annual survey of shellfish farmers in the US state. 13 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
$1.2m available for aquaculture research
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $1.2 million in available funding to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. 12 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries celebrate certification
Five years after the tsunami that devastated the east coast of Japan, the Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries are celebrating a major milestone. 12 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture