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  • Seafood’s changing tide

    Seafood’s changing tide


    While the global seafood trade is expected to continue to grow, recent analysis points to shifts in the market dynamics

  • Predicting Temperature, Salinity and More

    Predicting temperature, salinity and more


    A new computer model is giving aquaculture a lifeline as it seeks to adapt to ever-changing undersea conditions.

  • Portal Sheds Light on Norwegian Salmon Farming

    Portal sheds light on Norwegian salmon farming


    The impacts of salmon farming – on land and at sea – are being highlighted thanks to a new sustainability web portal in Norway

  • Lake Victoria conservation efforts

    Lake Victoria conservation efforts


    There is nothing unusual about high levels of resentment among fishermen in developing countries, directed at the law enforcement authorities that make efforts to prevent the use of illegal and non-selective fishing gears, reports Lilian Elekwachi.

  • Beyond Brexit

    Beyond Brexit


    Despite all the current uncertainty about how Britain and the EU will part ways, the UK’s seafood sector should still seek pathways to future market growth

  • Currency hedging is the key to a plain sailing future

    Currency hedging is key to plain sailing


    As the UK prepares to leave the EU, Lee McDarby, Director of Corporate FX at moneycorp explains why the fishing community should have a plan around currency exposure.

  • Feed Optimisation Through Digitalisation

    Feed optimisation through digitalisation


    Over the last few decades, IT has advanced significantly, with profound impacts on industries including aquaculture

  • Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality

    Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality


    March 8th, International Women’s Day, has become the day of the year to highlight what women do and review progress. Some workplaces have joined in celebrating this day, featuring heartening commitments to gender equality. But we also frequently see in the workplace the omission, forgetfulness or ignorance of what this ...

  • Keeping the fish moving

    Keeping the fish moving, as seafood sector faces Brexit uncertainty


    No matter what the final Brexit scenario is, it’s vital that every effort is taken to ensure that trade disruptions in seafood supply chains are kept to a minimum

  • European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish

    European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish


    While a new study claims that EU aquaculture has ‘fully recovered’ from a recent downturn, any celebratory popping of corks will be premature

  • Book review: The Cod Hunters

    Book review: The Cod Hunters


    The Cod Hunters is an exploration of the cod fisheries of Shetland from the early nineteenth century. There are few people better qualified to chart the history of Shetland’s fisheries than John Goodlad with his remarkable depth of knowledge.

  • SSPO: Transparency and Engagement

    ?Heralding a New Era of Transparency and Engagement


    Julie Hesketh-Laird, the recently appointed Chief Executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, speaks at length to Owen Stevens for World Fishing & Aquaculture

  • Sustainable feed for Nile tilapia

    Sustainable feed for Nile tilapia


    Despite significant progress over the years, aquaculture still poses concerns, such as over-reliance on wild fish and terrestrial plants such as soy. Now a US team of scientists has created an alternative feed for Nile tilapia using a marine microalga co-product

  • Shrimp and prawn production booming in Russia

    Shrimp and prawn production booming in Russia


    Shrimps and prawns have not been produced in Russia on an industrial scale since the Soviet era. While investors used to consider this too risky a business, new companies are now determined to re-acquaint Russian consumers with this long-forgotten taste

  • Russia: on the brink of big changes

    Russia: on the brink of big changes??


    ?The Russian fishing industry is on the verge of major changes, due to the recently announced state plans to completely replace the existing distribution of fishing rights based on track records with by a system of auctions, reports Eugene Gerden

  • Aquaculture can be more sustainable

    Aquaculture can be more sustainable


    Fish farming has made strong progress in recent years, but there’s still plenty of choppy water ahead

  • Mackerel fishermen fight 42% TAC cut

    Mackerel fishermen fight 42% TAC cut


    Pelagic fishermen working in the NE Atlantic are aghast at a proposed huge cut in the region’s mackerel TAC for 2019 and are fighting to get it reduced, reports Tim Oliver

  • Russia seeks to boost domestic aquaculture

    Russia seeks to boost domestic aquaculture


    Over the past decade Russian aquaculture has doubled its output from 105,000 tonnes in 2007 to 219,000 tonnes in 2017, much of the credit for which can be attributed to successful government policies supporting fish farming

  • SOFIA gives clear warning of climate change

    SOFIA gives clear warning of climate change challenge


    Every few years the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation published its State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) report, providing a snapshot of the world’s fisheries and making predictions for future developments.

  • Spearheading land-based salmon farming

    Japanese company spearheads land-based salmon farming


    The demand for marine products in Japan continues to rise, but with limited areas suitable for farming at sea, one company has developed a recirculating aquaculture system for salmon using artificial seawater. Businessman Tetsuro Sogo has big plans for the future, as he aims to meet the growing demand for salmon across Japan