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  • Report on land-based aquaculture

    Growing Atlantic salmon in land-based, closed-containment is technically feasible, but its commercial viability remains to be proven, says a new report commissioned by the Nova Scotia government. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • New appointments at AFMA

    The Australian Government has announced the new chair and commissioners of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) Commission. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • MCTAYS invests more than £1m in upgrade

    Shipbuilder MCTAYS has invested more than £1million at its UK headquarters in upgrading a slipway which is now capable of accommodating vessels up to 2,000 tonnes. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EC: The Mediterranean is heavily overfished

    According to the European Commission’s latest report on the state of fish stocks, stocks in the North and West of Europe are recovering, but there are still serious problems of overfishing in the Mediterranean Sea. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • NEAFC adopts new deep-sea regulations

    The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has adopted stronger regulations for the management of deep-sea fisheries and the conservation of deep-sea species and habitats in the North East Atlantic. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Simrad announces BSM-3 Broadband Sounder

    Simrad Yachting has announced its next-generation sonar system, the Simrad BSM-3 Broadband Sounder with CHIRP (Compressed High-Intensity Radar Pulse), designed for commercial fisherman and recreational boaters. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scotland launches centre of excellence

    A fisheries centre of excellence has been launched in Scotland to improve sustainable fishing throughout the sector. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • HB Grandi considers three more trawlers

    HB Grandi hf. has entered negotiations with Turkish ship building company Celiktrans Deniz Ltd. on the construction of three wetfish trawlers, based on an offer from the ship builder. 26 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ISA detected at Cermaq site

    Cermaq has confirmed that the ISA virus has been detected at its Langøyhovden sea site in Nordland, Norway. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ISSF reports on 2013 progress

    Tuna fisheries management and conservation made significant progress in 2013, according to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation’s (ISSF) annual report. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Companies team up to produce high-value algae products

    Cellana, Inc. and Galil Algae Cooperative Agriculture Society Limited have entered into a letter of intent with the objective of partnering for the production of high-value algae products for aquaculture applications. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Belize shrimp farms prepare for certification

    Members of the Belize Shrimp Growers' Association are preparing for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) assessment, thanks to funding from funding from the Enterprise Innovation Challenge Fund (EICF), a component of the Compete Caribbean program. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Scotland launches Aquaculture Innovation Centre

    Scotland has launched its Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) to help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the country’s industry. 25 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Rescuing the ocean from decline

    The health of the global ocean is in decline and a five-year integrated rescue package is what’s needed to bring it back to life, according to a new report by the Global Ocean Commission. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Plastic waste causes $13bn in annual damage to marine ecosystems

    Plastic waste is estimated to cause an estimated $13 billion in financial damage to marine ecosystems, according to two reports issued at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • EMS survey now online

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is calling on shrimp farms in Asia and Latin America to fill out a survey designed to collect information on early mortality syndrome (EMS). 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Tuna seiners confirmed Friend of the Sea

    Pevaeche’s six purse seiners have successfully undergone a Friend of the Sea renewal audit. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • London supplier wins Selfridges contract

    Southbank Fresh Fish, one of London’s leading seafood suppliers, has been appointed fresh fish supplier to the world-famous Selfridges & Co store on London’s Oxford Street. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • 'Tummas T' crew happy with Vónin trawl

    Faroese trawl producer Vónin has reported that the crew of ‘Tummas T’ are very happy with their Vónin HEX trawl. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Thailand downgraded in trafficking report

    The 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report has been released, and after four consecutive years on the Tier 2 Watchlist, the US Department of State has downgraded Thailand to Tier 3. 24 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • ICES releases food web advice

    The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has released advice to the European Commission on marine food web indicators. 23 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • AquaGen identifies IPN resistance gene

    The gene responsible for Infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) resistance in salmon has been identified by Norwegian biologists at AquaGen. 20 Jun 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture