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Farmed salmon and tilapia are much more sustainable than previously thought

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
According to the Utrecht Master’s student Björn Kok, his new calculation method shows that 1 kilo of wild fish can yield up to 3 or 4 kilos of farmed fish. Written by: Arnoud Cornelissen / InnovationOrigins.com Fish farms were once considered to be one of the solutions for sustainably feeding the world. Until research showed […]

Maine’s emerging aquaculture industry looks to attract more workers

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
A new study has found that Maine’s aquaculture industry is poised for expansion but will need more trained workers to realize robust growth. Written by: Sarah Downey | The Center Square The results of the 18-month study, published by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in conjunction with the Maine Aquaculture Association and Educate Maine, shows […]

BioMar achieves best half-year ever during lockdown- period

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
The Q2 report for BioMar has been released by the parent company, Schouw & Co. The report underlines the sustainable growth of BioMar as increased volumes and revenue are accompanied by strong earnings. Information source: BioMar / media release Following an impressive Q1, BioMar Group continues to deliver solid financial results. The sales volume increased […]

SEP-Art Tools: New Artemia innovation drives efficiency in shrimp and fish hatcheries

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
New tools launched by INVE Aquaculture – part of Benchmark – provides farmers with the best tools to drive efficiency in hatcheries. The SEP-Art Tools are a sustainable solution designed to maintain quality nauplii, reduce losses, and ensure safety for workers and the environment. Information source: INVE / media release For years, Artemia nauplii have […]

West Australia’s biggest aquaculture company, Harvest Road Oceans, sets sustainable pace for shellfish aquaculture

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
The McGowan Government’s investment in aquaculture development in the south-west is paying dividends, supporting millions of dollars of private investment, and the creation of hundreds of jobs in the shellfish industry in Western Australia. Written by: editorial / Mirage News.com The Government has already invested $1.3 million to establish the Albany Shellfish Hatchery and today […]

Delacon enters aqua market with Syrena® Boost

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
With Syrena® Boost, Delacon brings along a full phytogenic solution to serve modern aquaculture practices. The premixture targets gut performance and productivity. It is a solution for all aqua species. To date, trial results are available for Tilapia. Delacon’s aqua team proudly announces the worldwide launch of Syrena® Boost. Information source: Delacon / media release […]

“How Can Sustainable Aquaculture Be Achieved?”, a new study from the University of Santa Barbara analyzes the matter

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
As the population grows, and the global standard of living improves, humanity’s appetite for seafood is increasing. In 2020 seafood consumption reached an all-time high, with an average of 20kg consumed annually by every person on the planet. Written by: editorial / Technology Networks.com Up to now most of this was caught in the world’s […]

ASC Standards Translated for Farmers in Indonesia, World’s Second Largest Farmed Fish Producer

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has translated its Shrimp, Tilapia, and Tropical Marine Finfish Standards and related guidance documents into Indonesian to help more farmers in the country work towards more responsible practices. Information source: ASC media release Indonesia is the world’s second largest producer of farmed fish, making it a vital country for ASC’s mission […]

Cambodia: half-year figures see a rise in fish breeding

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Fish production during the first half of this year reached close to one billion, marking a nearly one percent rise from figures recorded in the same period last year. Written by: Som Kaninka / Khmer Times In a recent Facebook post, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said this year’s production has so […]

Federal Appeals Court Says “No” to NOAA Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Recently the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied the NOAA Fisheries effort to overturn a lower court decision that found the word “harvesting” within the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act did not provide Congressional authority to regulate marine aquaculture in federal waters. Information source: NAA media release The Fifth Circuit wrote, […]

Today’s startups, tomorrow’s stars?

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Following the launch of Hatch’s latest aquaculture accelerator programme this week, The Fish Site delves a little bit more into the companies who make up the cohort and what they’d like to ac…

NOAA designates first Aquaculture Opportunity Areas

  • Friday 21st August 2020
The federal waters off southern California and in the Gulf of Mexico have been designated as the USA’s first two Aquaculture Opportunity Areas by NOAA Fisheries.

Plant-based seafood firm wins major innovation prize

  • Friday 21st August 2020
A vegetarian shrimp product developed by The Plant Based Seafood Co has been declared the Most Disruptive Product of 2020 in Prepared Foods’ Spirit of Innovation awards.

The Malaysian startup that aims to take the seaweed sector by storm

  • Friday 21st August 2020
The potential of the seaweed farming and processing sectors in the development of thread, fertiliser, bio-plastics and leather substitutes is massive, according to Chung Ngin Zhun, co-founder of Rhodo…

Storm leaves salmon farm vulnerable

  • Friday 21st August 2020
A salmon farm off the Kintyre Penninsula in Scotland is in a precarious position after Storm Ellen dislodged its anchors.

"Intertidal" salmon farm faces Covid-related delays

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Plans to stock one of the most extraordinary fish farms on the planet have been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Norway's salmon sector set for 3 percent growth

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020
The Norwegian salmon sector’s capacity has been increased by nearly 30,000 tonnes, following an auction of new permits this week.

Can Ecuador's shrimp farming sector achieve carbon neutrality?

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020
GPS Group has been an integral force in reducing the Ecuadorian shrimp farming sector’s reliance on diesel-fired generators, and are on the cusp of launching the world’s first carbon zero certificatio…

Why the Asian aquafeed industry is still ripe for investment

  • Tuesday 18th August 2020
Asia continues to be an attractive market for investments in the aquafeed sector, despite a number of challenges, according to a new report by Rabobank.

Hatch’s fourth aquaculture cohort unveiled

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Eight startups from a wide range of geographies have been selected for Hatch’s fourth aquaculture accelerator programme, which launched in Bergen today.

Six aquaculture startups secure NOAA funding

  • Monday 17th August 2020
NOAA has awarded grants to six aquaculture startups as part of a new $3 million initiative to support the development of innovative technology for marine sectors including aquaculture.

Pushing fish welfare up the aquaculture agenda

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Following the launch of its Rethink Fish campaign, which aims to increase the emphasis on fish welfare, Compassion in World Farming’s Dr Krzysztof Wojtas explains why welfare needs to be prioritised.

Skretting announces AquaVision 2020

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Organized by Skretting and parent company Nutreco since 1996, AquaVision brings together decision-makers from across the world. At this biennial aquaculture business conference, discussions focus on the challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Recent keynote speakers, including Kofi Annan, Sir Bob Geldof, Lord Sebastian Coe, and Ban Ki-moon, are among those to have shared their […]

NOAA Fisheries Announces Marine Aquaculture Opportunity Areas

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Recently the NOAA Fisheries announced the selection of federal waters off southern California and in the Gulf of Mexico as the areas of focused evaluation for the first two of ten Aquaculture Opportunity Areas in the United States. Establishing these Aquaculture Opportunity Areas are part of NOAA’s responsibility under the May 2020 Executive Order on […]

Government of Canada Launches Public Engagement on First-Ever Aquaculture Act

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Sustainable aquaculture is a cornerstone of Canada’s fish and seafood sector, playing an important role in the country’s food security and helping drive economic growth, particularly in rural, coastal, and Indigenous communities. Information source: Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada / Press release Recently, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, […]

U.S. Treasury approves grant for University of Southern Mississippi Oyster Hatchery

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Governor Tate Reeves announced the U.S. Department of the Treasury approved a RESTORE Act grant award of $7.62 million for the construction of the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Oyster Hatchery and Research Center, located at USM’s Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL) at Cedar Point in Ocean Springs. Written by: WLBT Digital The grant is […]

“The Asian Aqua Feed Industry Remains Full of Opportunities”, Rabobank

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Asia continues to be an attractive market for investments in aquafeed, given its large market size, growth potential, and a general trend toward industrialization. Information source: Rabobank / press release Future Asian aqua feed consumption growth will be constrained, according to Rabobank’s report, ‘Swimming in a Crowded Market.’ This is due to the slowing growth […]

EU and US agree to cut tariffs on lobster imports

  • Monday 24th August 2020
The European Union and United States have announced a $200-million trade deal that would cut import tariffs on US lobsters.

Novel ways to help Ghana’s aquaculture sector to succeed

  • Monday 24th August 2020
How a newcomer to aquaculture is upgrading the technology and adopting novel local feed ingredients to bring out the best in his family's tilapia and catfish farm.

India introduces new policy to boost biofloc technology

  • Monday 24th August 2020
The state government in Odisha, India has launched a new policy to promote biofloc farming in intensive aquaculture operations.

Nigerian university receives equipment donation from Worldfish

  • Tuesday 25th August 2020
Lagos State University in Nigeria has received $4,000 of equipment to train fish farmers and promote sustainable cage aquaculture in West Africa.

Nestle plans a global roll-out of its vegan tuna line

  • Tuesday 25th August 2020
Swiss food giant Nestle is launching a plant-based tuna alternative in Switzerland this month, with plans to tap the global market later this year.

Chinese province bans the purchase, sale and use of Ecuadorean shrimp due to Covid-19 concerns

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
China’s northern Shanxi province announces a ban on the sale, purchase or use of shrimp imports from Ecuador in an effort to control the novel coronavirus.

Mowi’s second quarter results illustrate the shocks of Covid-19

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
Mowi ASA has suspended dividends and warns of job cuts by 2024 in today’s second quarter results.

Researchers in the Philippines find an efficient way to scale up sea cucumber production

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
Embracing hapa nets in lieu of tank culture methods can help sea cucumber producers reduce labour costs and give them an economic edge – allowing them to sustainably produce early-juvenile sea cucumbers for grow-out.…

State Government in India promotes biofloc tech to boost fish output

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
To provide employment to people during the pandemic period, the State Government has launched a new scheme for promoting intensive aquaculture through biofloc technology in fisheries, a Minister said. Written by: editorial / DailyPioneer.com Fisheries and Animal Resources Minister Arun Sahoo said the scheme will provide livelihood support to entrepreneurs, unemployed youths and interested progressive […]

New marine heatwave early warning system for the Australian aquaculture industry

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
Australia’s $3 billion fisheries and aquaculture industries will receive up to six months’ warning of damaging marine heatwaves under a national forecasting system developed by the CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology. Written by: Mike Foley / watoday.com.au The sea surface temperature around Australia has warmed by about 1 degree since 1910, according to the bureau, with […]

“For seaweed farmers in Zanzibar, a chance for real growth”, Global Aquaculture Alliance article

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
The Nature Conservancy initiative seeks gains for workers, who are predominantly women, and potential new markets for carrageenan-rich product Written by: Marie-Luise Antoni / Global Aquaculture Alliance Photograph: courtesy of The Nature Conservancy The women wade out at sunrise. Waist-deep in their khangas or traditional buibui covering cloths, they tend to their farms. Combing through tangled nests […]

New study from Hohenheim University shares key recommendations to boost small-scale aquaculture in inland Myanmar

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
Small–scale aquaculture is a vital source of food and income in Myanmar. At present, it accounts for 20 percent of fish consumed, however, researchers believe with better practices it could contribute much more.   Written by: editorial / WorldFishCenter.org Photograph: WorldFish, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license Modest improvements to the productivity of smallholder ponds in […]

USDA and HeroX Launch Challenge to Protect the Natural Flavor of Catfish

  • Wednesday 26th August 2020
HeroX, the social network for innovation and the world’s leading platform for crowdsourced solutions, today launched the crowdsourcing competition “Protecting the Natural Flavor of Catfish” that calls on the global community of solvers to offer cost-effective and innovative methods that prevent blue-green pond algae from delaying catfish harvesting. Information source: HeroX press release This competition is launched […]

Nearly 50,000 salmon escape from Scottish fish farm after storm damage

  • Thursday 27th August 2020
Damage from Storm Ellen has led to a major fish escape on a Mowi site near Campbeltown in Scotland, with almost 50,000 salmon escaping the torn nets.

India’s shrimp exports fall over 20 percent in July as supplies shrink

  • Thursday 27th August 2020
India’s shrimp exports have dropped 23 percent in July from the same period in 2019 on scant supplies.

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