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  • Feed Optimisation Through Digitalisation
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    Feed optimisation through digitalisation

    2019-04-25T08:57:00Z

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

  • Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality
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    Ending seafood industry’s gender inequality

    2019-03-08T06:00:00Z

    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
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    Keeping the fish moving, as seafood sector faces Brexit uncertainty

    2019-03-03T07:00:00Z

    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
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    European aquaculture - Too soon to be bullish

    2019-02-07T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Book review: The Cod Hunters

    2019-01-06T07:00:00Z

    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
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    ?Heralding a New Era of Transparency and Engagement

    2019-01-03T08:00:00Z

    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
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    Sustainable feed for Nile tilapia

    2019-01-01T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Shrimp and prawn production booming in Russia

    2018-12-31T11:10:00Z

    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
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    Russia: on the brink of big changes??

    2018-11-17T07:00:00Z

    ?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
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    Aquaculture can be more sustainable

    2018-11-12T07:00:00Z

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

  • Mackerel fishermen fight 42% TAC cut
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    Mackerel fishermen fight 42% TAC cut

    2018-11-07T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Russia seeks to boost domestic aquaculture

    2018-09-14T07:00:00Z

    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
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    SOFIA gives clear warning of climate change challenge

    2018-09-07T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Japanese company spearheads land-based salmon farming

    2018-08-06T07:00:00Z

    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

  • UK seafood consumption crisis
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    UK seafood consumption crisis

    2018-08-03T07:00:00Z

    Soaring prices have led the UK population to eat only half the recommended amount of seafood.

  • Thailand’s efforts against IUU fishing
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    Beating a path to sustainability as Thailand underlines its determination to be free of IUU

    2018-06-29T07:00:00Z

    Thailand wants to be recognised internationally for its efforts to make illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) a thing of the past and in doing so herald a new sustainable and socially responsible era for its fisheries and broader seafood sector

  • Growing interest in alternative feeds
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    Growing interest in alternative feeds

    2018-06-26T07:00:00Z

    Despite the limited supply of fish stocks, aquaculture continues to depend on wild-caught fishmeal and fish oil. By interacting with ingredient providers, researchers, fish farmers and feed companies, one collaborative effort, the Future of Fish Feed (F3), is working to offer some innovative solutions

  • ?Fingerlings and other lings
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    ?Fingerlings and other lings

    2018-06-15T07:00:00Z

    With the accelerating growth of fish consumption, more and more attention and efforts are being dedicated to the development of fish farming, both?? ?? marine and freshwater. To produce fish of edible size, in most cases fish farmers populate their ponds or fish cages with young stages of the preferred ...

  • Farming offshore in the Americas
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    Farming offshore in the Americas – How the United States’ loss continues to be its neighbour’s gain

    2018-05-14T10:18:00Z

    As a seafood market, the US is heavily dependent on imports, with an estimated 91% of the products consumed in the country now coming in from overseas producers, reports Jason Holland.

  • Oyster Culture in Brazil: An Emerging Sector Along the Amazon Mangrove Coast
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    Oyster culture in Brazil: An emerging sector along the Amazon mangrove coast

    2018-05-07T21:35:00Z

    With its long coastline and large markets along coastal cities and towns, the potential for oyster culture in Brazil is high. Last year, a study in Pará state along the eastern Amazon mangrove coast used socio-economic data to analyse the management and future development of Pará’’s oyster culture and present an overview of the situation