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Professor to digitise every fish species
A University of Washington professor wants to scan and digitise all 25,000 species of fish on the planet. 29 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GM salmon receives regulatory approval in Canada
Biotechnology company, AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. has received regulatory approval in Canada for the sale of its GM salmon which it says is an important step towards commercialisation. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Sardines and tuna from German importer FoS certified
German food-importing company, Otto Franck, has successfully concluded its Friend of the Sea certification renewal audit. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
MAIB reveals shocking UK fishermen death toll
New figures from the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) show that more deaths have been recorded in UK waters than in Alaskan waters where reality TV show The Deadliest Catch is filmed. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Survey finds toothfish spawning in the Ross Sea
A first-ever winter fisheries survey has uncovered new secrets of the Antarctic toothfish at the edge of the advancing winter sea ice in the Ross Sea. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Australia hosts Indonesian students
This month the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) hosted 25 Indonesian students undertaking a Sustainable Fisheries Management Course run by the Monash University, to help develop the region’s future fisheries managers. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
'Lab in a suitcase' for Scottish aquaculture
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has co-funded a new test for seawater readiness which hopes to boost Scottish exports. 28 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Canada invests $68.2m in small craft harbours
Dominic LeBlanc, Canadian Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbour improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. 28 Jul 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
New film shows fishermen trialling ghost gear solutions
World Animal Protection has launched a new film showing how fishermen are helping each other to protect their businesses from problematic ghost gear. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The impact of ocean acidification on wild fish reproduction
A new study has found that ocean acidification could have a major impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish living in affected waters. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Damen fishery vessel for Angola
Damen Shipyards Group has received an order for a state-of-the-art, 74m fishery research vessel from the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
UK fishing industry feels misled after Brexit vote
According to new research from Stormline, UK fishing industry members felt that they were unfairly portrayed and misled during, and after, the EU referendum. 27 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Marin Teknikk secures longliner contracts
Marin Teknikk has entered into contracts with Ervik Havfiske two new longliner vessels. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
HB Grandi trawler set for launch
Work on the three new fresher trawlers for HB Grandi is making steady progress at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey, with the second vessel ‘Akurey’ due to be launched in August. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Nets on display at Nor-Fishing
Richan Netting MFG Co, Ltd is a professional net maker for nylon twisted and braided net, Nylon monofilament and multifilament net, PE and Polyester net, Raschel net, purse seine, safety net, rope, twine, and other fishing accessories. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New research vessel for Stockholm University
A new scientific research vessel has been delivered by Baltic Workboats to Stockholm University in Sweden. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vónin branches out into trawl design
Vónin has branched out to design and develop its own range of trawl doors, in cooperation with a leading specialist in fluid and aerodynamics. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commonwealth Scallop Fishery now open
The Commonwealth Scallop Fishery in Bass Strait opened last week with a catch limit of 3,000 tonnes for the season - the highest the fishery has seen in six years. 26 Jul 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture