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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Arnhem Land community calls for ban on commercial fishing in its waters
21 September, 2017
ABC Online
Traditional owners in Maningrida, 500 kilometres east of Darwin, are campaigning to ban commercial fishing in their waterways. Julius Kernan, a ...

Wollongong fisherman, restaurants found guilty over lobster charges
21 September, 2017
Illawarra Mercury
Major players in the Illawarra's commercial fishing and restaurant industries are facing millions of dollars in fines and possible jail time after being ...

Prawn firm Mareterram looks for greener pastures
16 September, 2017
The Australian
A turnaround in the fortunes of WA prawn fishing company Mareterram has the listed $38 million minnow looking to expand into new fields in both

Lobster haul pushes limit
10 September, 2017
NT News
The allowable catch includes the commercial catch limit of 1051 tonnes. ... Lyle said the catch cap was not regulated like the commercial fishery.

MoUs, agreements signed between China, Australia
9 September, 2017
Xinhua
Tax breaks also led to more Australian fruit, seafood, dairy products and beef coming to China. Total trade between China and Australia reached 155

Cairns fishermen strong oppose Federal Government draft management plan for Coral Sea
6 September, 2017
The Cairns Post
CAIRNS recreational fishermen have strongly opposed a Federal Government draft management plan that allows trawling in the Coral Sea.

Sex-switching rock lobster research to protect aquaculture industry
1 September, 2017
ABC Online
Australian scientists have embarked on an ambitious research project to switch the sex of eastern rock lobsters in aquaculture farms. The aim is to stop ...

Mega prawn farm Project Sea Dragon nets Indigenous Land Use Agreement in northern Australia
31 August, 2017
ABC Online
Plans to build one of the world's largest prawn farms on a remote cattle station in the Northern Territory have taken a major step with native title holders ...

North West prawn farm costs hit Seafarms Group
31 August, 2017
The West Australian
Costs involved in developing the a prawn farm in the North West have led Seafarms Group to post a $19.8 million loss for 2016-17. Seafarms Group

Salmon surging as fish farm firms Huon Aquaculture and Tassal cash in with record profits
25 August, 2017
NT News
Salmon surging as fish farm firms Huon Aquaculture and Tassal cash in ... Huon Aquaculture on Thursday revealed record earnings for the 2016-17 ...

Aquaculture research group buys Pacific Prawn Fisheries at Ayr
25 August, 2017
Townsville Bulletin
LEADING aquaculture water bioremediation expert MBD has bought Ayr-based tiger prawn and cobia farmer Pacific Reef Fisheries as well as land ...

Pipi fishing to expand along Victorian coastline in boost for industry
19 August, 2017
ABC Online
The Victorian Government is planning to expand commercial pipi fishing zones along most the State's coastline, paving the way for growth in the ...

Saab Seaeye Falcon for Huon Aquaculture
18 August, 2017
Subsea World News
Privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle.

Prawn farmers welcome $20 million white spot assistance, but worry about ongoing infected imports
16 August, 2017
ABC Online
The Federal Government is finalising contracts with six prawn farm businesses affected by the outbreak of white spot disease in the Logan area of ...

Port Adelaide study shows $60m fish market could create 300 jobs and be a tourism drawcard
16 August, 2017
The Advertiser
A $60 MILLION fish market in Port Adelaide has taken a huge leap forward with the release of a feasibility study that shows it could create more than ...

Prawn trawlers sit idle as fishermen turn to 457 visas for labour
14 August, 2017
The Australian
Australia's six-month ban on imported raw prawns after the introduction of white spot disease in January has hiked local prawn prices to record levels,

Qld Government's hammerhead shark plan won't nail their protection, AMCS says
14 August, 2017
ABC Online
She said gillnet fishing, a common commercial fishing method, is the largest ... "The Fisheries Regulation 2008 has been amended to help support a ...

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

More surveillance for oyster parasite
19 September, 2017
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month. Sampling will start in the last week of

Blue cod catch limit for Dunedin and North Otago coasts discussed
12 September, 2017
New Zealand Herald
Commercial catch limits for blue cod are to be discussed in a public ... They love fishing for blue cod, they love eating blue cod whether they buy it or

Iwi fishing venture promises up to 80 jobs in Bay
6 September, 2017
New Zealand Herald
A 30-year dream of Ngati Kahungunu to own and fish with a commercial fishing vessel based in its own area has been realised with the arrival of 34m ...

Oyster cull from Marlborough Sounds almost finished
5 September, 2017
Scoop.co.nz
The removal of oysters from the Marlborough Sounds to prevent the spread of the parasite Bonamia ostreae is nearing a close with 220 tonnes of ...

New Zealand's only whitebait farm looks to protect species under strain
29 August, 2017
The Press West Coast
Customers were still keen on the fish but wanted to ensure survival of the ... Orman believed commercial fishing of whitebait should be banned with ...

Concerns raised about compulsory cameras on fishing vessels
13 August, 2017
Radio New Zealand
Commercial fishers in Southland are demanding the Ministry for Primary ... involve putting cameras and GPS on all 1200 commercial fishing boats.

 

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Casting into the past helps reveal fishing's future
21 September, 2017
Phys.Org
Using 60 different models of how climate change may impact the North Sea, they attempted to predict what may happen to 18 commercial fish species.

Federation receives $1.088 million NOAA grant for oyster restoration
20 September, 2017
Stanly News & Press
This is the second year the federation has received funding from NOAA's Community-based Restoration Program for its oyster restoration work.

South Africa: Chokka Fishers Struggle to Survive in Lean Times
20 September, 2017
AllAfrica.com
The South African squid fishery is based on a single species, Loligo reynaudii, locally referred to as chokka and also known as squid, calamari or

Jose forces New Bedford fishing fleet to stay in port
20 September, 2017
Turn to 10
(WJAR) — The incoming storm has essentially shut down the fishing industry in New Bedford for at least a day or two. Fishermen are not taking any ...

Fishermen insuring against war, attacks
20 September, 2017
The Japan News
Since North Korea repeatedly fired missiles from June, owners of about 60 squid and other fishing boats in at least six prefectures, including Ishikawa, ...

MS oyster harvest slashed to just 10000 sacks
20 September, 2017
WLOX
Mississippi oysters will be in short supply this fall. The Commission on Marine Resources agreed Tuesday to limit the season to just 10,000 sacks, ...

US govt notifies cut in anti-dumping duty on Indian shrimps
19 September, 2017
Business Standard
The United States, the largest market for Indian shrimp exporters, has notified a reduction in anti-dumping duty on the perishable items in its federal ...

Seafood Watch, SeaChoice at odds over farmed salmon 'good alternative' rating
19 September, 2017
Vancouver Sun
B.C. salmon farmers are celebrating their industry's upgrade by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program, but the local seafood watchdog ...

Registration open for Alaskan seafood industry leadership program
19 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Registration is now open for an annual leadership program put on by Alaska Sea Grant to bolster the state's seafood industry. The Alaska Seafood ...

MMEA nabs Vietnamese trawler for encroachment, illegal fishing
19 September, 2017
The Borneo Post
MMEA Bintulu director Aminuddin Abdul Rashid said the trawler was detected about 160 nautical miles from here during an 'Ops Permai' patrol by ...

First year in quarter of century with no deaths in UK's fishing fleet
19 September, 2017
Aberdeen Evening Express
Fishers prepare a seine net for throwing onboard an MRS-450 commercial fishing boat of the ...

Canada's $400m fund for seafood
19 September, 2017
Fish Update
Titled the Atlantic Fisheries Fund, it is accepting proposals from both the aquaculture and fishing sectors. The fund is being administered by Fisheries

Davao Gulf area to be site of PHL-Sino aquaculture joint venture
19 September, 2017
Business Mirror
DAVAO CITY—A local businessman here said the Davao Gulf would be the site of the first multimillion-peso fisheries production venture after the ...

As oceans acidify, shellfish farmers respond
18 September, 2017
High Country News
“Oysters are our number-one product, then geoducks, then Mediterranean mussels,” Pederson said, guiding me between shaded storage tanks.

Rare Bacteria Shuts Down Arroyo City Shrimp Farm
18 September, 2017
kurv
It's the first case of a rare shrimp-killing bacteria in the U.S., and it's forced a shrimp farm in Arroyo City to cease operations. The disease called early ...

AP lags behind in prawn, fish processing units
18 September, 2017
The Hans India
Vijayawada: Though Andhra Pradesh is marching ahead in fish and prawn production, it lags in food processing units in aquaculture and reaching the ...

Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative ...
17 September, 2017
Federal Register
The merchandise subject to the order is certain frozen warmwater shrimp. The product is currently classified under the following Harmonized Tariff ...

Fish from China sold under “Icelandic Seafood” brand
17 September, 2017
IceNews
According to Vísir.is, a lot of fish sold under the Icelandic Seafood brand name is not Icelandic. Some of the products, like tilapia, come from China.

Pacific seafood expo notes success
17 September, 2017
Loop PNG
The main aim, to bring together SMEs and established companies dealing in seafood, saw 25 local SMEs – two of which were PNG's big tilapia ...

Why Protecting a Shark Nursery in the Patagonia Sea Is Crucial
17 September, 2017
Live Science
For this project, 12 coastal shark fishing sites distributed between Faro ... While we have been working with recreational fishermen, commercial ...

World Seafood Congress moves to Penang
17 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Carey Bomell, president of the International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI), brought the World Seafood Congress 2017 (WSC) in Reykjavik, ...

Fishing Industry Concerned About Fall Salmon Season
16 September, 2017
Capital Public Radio News
The commercial fishing industry in Northern California is concerned about the upcoming fall salmon season, based on new numbers out from the state ...

Massive Shark Fin Smuggling Ring Busted in South China
16 September, 2017
That's Online
During the operation, police discovered workers processing seafood in a dodgy plant in Jiangmen's Hetang town, where shark fins were being ...

Falklands: Substantial progress with seal mitigation in Calamari fishery
16 September, 2017
MercoPress
Since the end of August, all Loligo trawlers were required to have seal exclusion devices (SEDs) in their trawls. The approved SED consists of a metal ...

Vietnam steps up aquaculture cooperation with Cambodia
16 September, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Hong Nam suggested Vietnam and Cambodia join hands in aquaculture when visiting Kampong ...

Ghana launches $53m reservoir restocking programme
16 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Restocking reservoirs is one of the aquaculture interventions being deployed in an effort to reverse the decline in coastal fish production, which has ...

First day of Global Fishery Forum concludes in St. Petersburg
16 September, 2017
TASS
... Chilean Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture Pablo Berazaluce Maturana, and Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries ...

Novel protein shown to boost shrimp survival
15 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
A diet containing a novel single-celled protein developed by KnipBio has been shown to increase survival rates of post-larval Pacific white shrimp by ...

Commercial fishermen protest Indigenous lobster fishery
15 September, 2017
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Commercial lobster fishermen from southwestern Nova Scotia gathered outside three federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans conservation ...

Bluefin tuna tagging helps sustainable fisheries
15 September, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Bluefin tuna have been tagged in Danish and Swedish waters for the first time to help develop sustainable fisheries.

2017 Illex Squid Quota Harvested
15 September, 2017
US Government Publishing Office
82 FR 43192 - Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery; 2017 Illex Squid Quota Harvested.

Sri Lanka - Norway firm gets 150ha for marine aquaculture
15 September, 2017
EconomyNext
ECONOMYNEXT - Global Ceylon Seafood (Pvt) Ltd, will be leased a 150 hectare area in Koddiyar in Sri Lanka's Trincomalee district for a commercial

Register now for UK's record-breaking aquaculture exhibition
15 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
“We're looking forward to a bigger and better Aquaculture UK,” says organiser Susan Tinch, “and having taken on board all the feedback from ...

Kien Giang brings seawater ashore for shrimp farming
15 September, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
Developing brackish shrimp farming is an alternative to rice cultivation as climate change has led to rising sea water levels. Coastal aquaculture is ...

BioMar buys shrimp feed business
15 September, 2017
Fish Update
FEED group BioMar has completed the acquisition of the Ecuadorian shrimp feed company Alimentsa, it announced yesterday. The deal will position ...

Mislabeled seafood salad subject to recall                    RECALL 
15 September, 2017
The Daily Courier
Simply Fresh Foods, Inc. of Buena Park, California, is recalling 272 cases of one specific lot of its four 4-ounce packages of “San Francisco Seafood ...

US urged to encourage aquaculture
14 September, 2017
Fish Update
THE US should be more encouraging of responsible aquaculture development, the American trade organisation Ocean Stewards said in a ...

ASC responds to SeaChoice report
14 September, 2017
Aquaculture North America
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has issued a statement regarding its standards and processes after SeaChoice accused it of lowering the ...

Coppens opens aquaculture feed research center
14 September, 2017
Animal Pharm - Informa
Dutch Aquaculture feed additive specialist Coppens International has opened a new fish feed research center in the southern Netherlands. Already ...

Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery; 2017 Illex Squid Quota Harvested
14 September, 2017
Federal Register
Fisheries of Northeastern United States: Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery; 2017 Illex Squid Quota Harvested.

Fishing Alliance to Discuss Herring Trawlers Effect at Final Meet the Fleet Event
14 September, 2017
CapeCod.com News
CHATHAM – The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance will discuss the effect of herring trawlers on the local industry at its final Meet the Fleet

Peru trade deal could expand to include seafood
14 September, 2017
China Daily
China is expected to open its market soon for seafood imports from Peru soon amid the two countries' joint efforts to upgrade their free trade ...

East Timor Makes Illegal Shark Fishing Bust
14 September, 2017
The Maritime Executive
“Unscrupulous foreign commercial fishing activities must be stopped in Timor Leste. We must protect our natural resources; it is an outrage.”.

VASEP plays down concern over slump in shrimp exports to US
14 September, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
U.S.-bound shrimp shipments in the year to July had dipped 5.5% to US$344.7 million, but the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and ...

Shrimp injection crackdown intensified
14 September, 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has co-operated with police to combat the illegal injection of gel into shrimps ...

Mayport shrimpers rode out storm on board their vessels
13 September, 2017
Florida Times-Union
Sixty-year-old Charles Long road out the storm with other shrimp fisherman and a lone grouper fisherman who moored about 20 boats in the St. John's

Global Shrimp Industry Leans on UA
13 September, 2017
UA College of Science - University of Arizona
Global Shrimp Industry Leans on UA. Submitted by admin on Mon, 2017-09-11 19:26. The Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory tests shrimp samples, ...

Gov't launches $53m aquaculture program at Libga
13 September, 2017
Citifmonline
The programme dubbed, “West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP)” is line with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development ...

Oman agriculture ministry to kick off fisheries labs on Sunday
13 September, 2017
Times of Oman
The labs will focus on three main aspects to discuss and explore their challenges trying to come out with initiatives on aquaculture, catch, processing ...

Pacific Alliance for sustainable tuna earns MSC certification
13 September, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
A Mexican tuna alliance has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council indicating that its members meet the high bar of sustainability set by the ...

Feds shutting squid fishery for year to avoid overfishing
13 September, 2017
Minneapolis Star Tribune
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The federal government is shutting down the shortfin squid fishery later this week to avoid exceeding quota for the year.

Three weeks later, more than 100000 Atlantic salmon could still be in local waters
13 September, 2017
The Bellingham Herald
At this point many in the local commercial fishing fleet have quit targeting the Atlantic salmon and begun focusing on the local fish again, said Riley

EU nations back illegal fishing in Africa
13 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology tool that provides the first global view of commercial fishing activity, Oceana allege that ...

Demand for shrimp may push India's seafood exports over USD 6 billion, despite EU problems
12 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
With Indian shrimp increasingly favored by global seafood buyers, the country's seafood exports may touch USD 6 billion (EUR 5.1 billion) during the ...

Crucial Factor of Successful Aquaculture Fish Farming is to be Released at Aquaculture Taiwan ...
12 September, 2017
Markets Insider
Water and subsoil quality are crucial to aquaculture as they affect the growth rate and disease resistance ability of aquaculture life. Hence, the ...

Awards mark aquaculture excellence
12 September, 2017
Fish Update
TWO leading aquaculture companies have been recognised in the Highlands and Islands Business Excellence Awards, announced on Friday.

Pahang Aquaculture Fish Production Targeted To More Than RM270 This Year
12 September, 2017
malaysiandigest.com
TEMERLOH -- The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry targets to produce aquaculture fish products valued at over RM270 million this year ...

Mainland tourists push Hong Kong seafood imports back to growth
12 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Hong Kong imports of seafood for local consumption are rebounding after a sharp fall in 2015, according to retail research firm Nielsen. The firm

Chilean officials pushing salmon, squid, mussels on China road trip
12 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Chilean government ministers, chefs, and seafood marketing executives are on a week-long road trip in China with the mission of consolidating ...

Average year for coho harvest in PWS, but prices are up
12 September, 2017
KBBI
Commercial fishing for coho salmon is winding down in Prince William Sound. Gillneters at the mouth of the Copper River are seeing a relatively ...

Feds looking to trim golden tilefish quota for next 3 years
12 September, 2017
Los Angeles Times
Commercial fishermen caught more than 2 million pounds of golden tilefish in 2015. Most of the catch came to shore in New York, New Jersey and ...

Furious fishers form barricade at Department of Fisheries in Cape Town
12 September, 2017
Business Day
Furious fishers form barricade at Department of Fisheries in Cape Town ... several communities had largely been excluded from commercial fishing ...

Langkawi set to become aquaculture hub in Asean region by 2018
11 September, 2017
New Straits Times Online
Suraya said this when met at a presentation of commitment and royalty payment ceremony between aquaculture company Fishance Bhd and the ...

Fjarðanet goes wide
11 September, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fjarðanet's Wide Body Trawl, developed and introduced a year ago, is in increasingly widespread use with the Icelandic fleet.

Risk to Galway prawns from microplastics rise on seabed - study
10 September, 2017
Irish Times
She said a previous study on Scottish fisheries found prawns to be more likely to ingest “high concentrations of microplastic fibres when exposed to ...

Summit to develop stakeholders to sustainable seafood movement
10 September, 2017
Fiji Times
Update: 4:11PM WWF-Pacific is partnering with the Ministry of Fisheries to host Fiji's first National Seafood Summit, providing a platform for key ...

Local demand for prawn on the rise
10 September, 2017
The Daily Star
The prices of freshwater shrimp, locally known as galda, dropped to $7 per pound (6-8 pieces) in the international market from $12 per pound two

Shrimps Exported to 10 Countries
10 September, 2017
Financial Tribune
IRAN - More than 15,000 tons of shrimps worth over 2.21 trillion rials (close to $70 million) were exported to 10 countries in Europe and Asia during the last ...

Chinese investors willing to invest in Sri Lanka's aquaculture sector
10 September, 2017
Colombo Page
The Chinese investors who are engaged in large scale aquaculture industry for over 30 years met with the State minister at the Ministry on Friday and ...

Niger to train 500 youths in Aquaculture
10 September, 2017
The Nation Newspaper
The commissioner, Mallam Haruna Nuhu Dukku disclosed this at the graduation ceremony of 37 youths trained in aquaculture by the United Nations ...

Tra fish exports to US on course
10 September, 2017
Viet Nam News
According to the head of the Đồng Tháp Aquaculture Product Department, Lê Hoàng Vũ, tra fish are raised on 1.504 ha in the province, more than 809 ...

Chile creates reserve around Easter Island to protect marine life
10 September, 2017
Reuters
... Rahui Marine Protected Area restricts commercial fishing and underwater mining, while allowing local artisanal fishermen to continue with their craft.

ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai organized native Indian white shrimp ...
9 September, 2017
Odisha Diary
ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture is a central government premier research institute engaged in research and development on ...

China on alert as white spot found in airport shrimp seizure
9 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Quarantine authorities in China are on alert after white spot disease was confirmed in a batch of shrimp seized from luggage taken from a returning

Hawai'i Supreme Court Orders Halt of Commercial Aquarium Fishery
9 September, 2017
Common Dreams
Honolulu, HI - Yesterday, the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court sided with citizens and conservation groups in their fight to protect the State's coral reefs from ...

Fish prices to go up with fuel tax, traders warn
9 September, 2017
ABS-CBN News
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - Higher taxes on fuel will push up fish prices, businessmen in one of the country's fishing capitals said on Friday.

Feds to invest nearly $1M in Portland shipyard upgrade
9 September, 2017
Bangor Daily News
Ships in the area include commercial fishing boats, ferries and emergency service vessels. Pingree says the shipyard's current mobile boat hoist has ...

LWF Commission sets 2017-2018 Louisiana oyster season
8 September, 2017
KATC Lafayette News
Today, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the 2017-2018 oyster season based on the annual oyster stock assessment provided by

Ministry upskills staff on aquaculture
8 September, 2017
Fiji Times
TWENTY-FIVE personnel from the Ministry of Fisheries are part of a week-long training workshop at the Galoa Marine Hatchery on micro-algae in line ...

Global fish industry set to scale record in 2017
8 September, 2017
Financial Times
Fish has been the largest traded food commodity, supported by the growth in aquaculture, which has been the fastest growing food production sector ...

Maine center to study climate change impact on cod, haddock
8 September, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
... science center more than $1 million to investigate the impacts of climate change on important commercial fish species such as cod and haddock.

DNA barcoding helps identify endangered species from market specimens of sharks and rays
8 September, 2017
Mongabay.com
Researchers using DNA barcoding technology found that over 70% of shark fins and ray gill plates, collected from sellers in multiple countries, came

Tough time for tuna fishermen Albacore catch dwindles along the coast
8 September, 2017
Daily Astorian
Commercial fishermen unload albacore tuna in front of film crews at the Port of Ilwaco on Friday, Aug. 18. The July and August catch, typically the

Grimsby seafood business tops £100m turnover
8 September, 2017
Insider Media
A seafood business based in Grimsby has increased turnover to more than £108m despite industry challenges, but its profit before tax has dipped.

Cuomo: State will spend $10M to restore LI shellfish stocks
7 September, 2017
Newsday
Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced what he called the largest clam and oyster restoration program in the nation, seeking to bring back at ...

First-ever detection of shrimp disease in US raises industry concerns
7 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
Officials in the United States have reported the country's first-ever case of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), raising concerns from shrimp industry ...

£1.1m project to cut salmon egg losses
7 September, 2017
Fish Update
It brings together the knowledge of eight aquaculture companies with the expertise of leading academics at the Universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow ...

Ocean Wise names two BC kelp species as sustainable seafood options
7 September, 2017
Vancouver Sun
Bull kelp. The Ocean Wise Seafood program has released an assessment recommending two wild B.C. kelp species as sustainable seafood options.

Russian Aquaculture H1 net result turns to profit of RUB 57.7 mln
7 September, 2017
Reuters
Russian Aquaculture H1 net result turns to profit of RUB 57.7 mln. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Sept 6 (Reuters) - RUSSIAN AQUACULTURE.

New bagging technology introduced for IQF shrimp, fish fillets
7 September, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
New seafood bagging technology has been introduced that is allowing shrimp and fish processing companies to speed up their operations. Created ...

Fish Vet Group Asia relocates to the heart of Thai aquaculture
6 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) today announced the relocation of its diagnostic lab from Bangkok to Chonburi, ...

Ambitious GOALs set for Dublin aquaculture conference
6 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
“The programme, and the event in general,” he tells The Fish Site, “aims to deliver the GAA's goals – to inspire a more sustainable global aquaculture ...

Two Donegal aquaculture companies to share €134000 in funding
6 September, 2017
Highland Radio
Minister Joe McHugh has welcomed Government grants towards a €134,000 investment in two local aquaculture companies. Trabay Limited in ...

Windfall for oral aquaculture vaccine development
5 September, 2017
TheFishSite.com
Aquaculture is the world's fastest growing food sector, with an estimated worth of $200 billion, but every year, farmers lose more than $10 billion worth ...

UK Firm to Assess Viability of Abu Dhabi Aquaculture Projects
5 September, 2017
Financial Tribune
“Proposed aquaculture developments such as these, however important to food security, must be undertaken using the best possible tools for ...

Lifting of EU ban and GSP+ opened a Rs. 7 billion market for Sri Lanka's seafood - Minister
5 September, 2017
Colombo Page
According to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Prawns and Shrimps production is continuing to increase. In 2014 Sri

More Exhibitors and Products to be Featured at the Eighth Edition of Seafood Expo Asia
5 September, 2017
Markets Insider
HONG KONG - Seafood buyers looking for innovative fish and shellfish products to satisfy their customer's demands will ...

European Commission raises 2018 prospect of raising Baltic Sea fishing quotas
5 September, 2017
FoodNavigator.com
The ban would apply to commercial and recreational fishing. European Ministers for Fisheries will now examine the Commission proposal, with the ...

Local fishermen applaud seafood labeling law
5 September, 2017
Daily Comet
A new regulatory program that will go into effect next year would require seafood to be labeled with its country of origin. Although some are worried ...

50 new jobs in pipeline as revival of former Aberdeenshire seafood factory under way
5 September, 2017
Aberdeen Evening Express
A mothballed seafood factory is in line for a new lease of life – creating up to 50 jobs – following a £1 million-plus investment.

Experts on aquaculture will meet in Dubrovnik
5 September, 2017
mir.gdynia.pl
Sustainable, innovative aquaculture is becoming increasingly important for a healthy and sustainable diet as well as for achieving good environmental ...

Shrimp Exporter Apex Frozen Foods To List On Monday
4 September, 2017
BloombergQuint
Shrimp exporter Apex Frozen Foods Ltd. will list on the exchanges on Monday after it raised funds in an initial public offering to expand its processing ...

Peru likely to export US$3 billion in fish for human consumption
4 September, 2017
Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
On the other hand, Miranda highlighted the Peru's potential for the aquaculture activities, given its more than 3,000 km of coastline facing the Pacific ...

Study links fish farms to spread of antibiotic resistance
4 September, 2017
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia could not be reached for comment Sunday. In the past, fish farm operators have said aquacultural ...

Northern fishermen oppose State moves to unconditionally release confiscated Indian trawlers
4 September, 2017
TamilNet
The owners of the bottom-trawlers, have been silently visiting the jetty under the control of the SL Navy and repaired their boats. The trawlers are going ...

Seafood industry has the recipe for success
4 September, 2017
Connacht Tribune Group
Five renowned local seafood producers all feature as part of a new seafood trail along the Wild Atlantic Way. Killary Fjord Shellfish; Marty's Mussels; ...

Fish-for-cash batter: How EU robs Africa of its seafood
3 September, 2017
Guardian (blog)
Apart from the 87 tons of shark meat discovered aboard the Alemar Primero, more than three tons of shark fins were also found by the fisheries ...

Fishermen threaten SNP ministers with legal action over plan to force them to land more catch in ...
3 September, 2017
Telegraph.co.uk
Currently trawlers of more than 10m length can get a licence by making half their quota landings in the UK, having 50 per cent of their crew resident in ...

Iran's aquaculture output ranks 1st in Middle East
3 September, 2017
Tehran Times
TEHRAN- Iran ranks the first in the Middle East in terms of aquaculture production, IRIB reported on Saturday quoting Iran's Fisheries Production and ...

Study to gauge Singapore's fish-farming capacity
2 September, 2017
The Straits Times
Local fish farmers visited Norway recently to attend Aqua Nor, the world's largest aquaculture technology exhibition. Farmers are looking at systems ...

Court Upholds Rule Requiring Traceability for At-risk Seafood Imports
2 September, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— A federal court yesterday upheld the U.S. government's “Seafood Import Monitoring Program,” which will require some imported ...

Hurricane Harvey's Impact on Gulf Seafood, and More AM Intel
2 September, 2017
Eater Austin
Statesman writer Matthew Odam spoke to Austin chefs about how Hurricane Harvey will affect the available of Gulf seafood, which will impact Texas ...

BMT Secures New Aquaculture Project in Abu Dhabi
2 September, 2017
BMT Group
The environmental agency of Abu Dhabi has appointed BMT to assess aquaculture sites.

Illegal discarding threat to EU fish marketing
2 September, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU fishermen could see many of their most important fisheries downgraded to illegal IUU status if they continue to discard fish in contravention of the ...

MSC rejects PNA certification deception claims
2 September, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) "strongly rejects" a claim it has duped customers over plans to recertify the world's largest tuna fishery.

Costa Rican Environmentalists Cheer Ecuador's Charges Against Shark Fishers
2 September, 2017
The Costa Rica Star
Costa Rica marine biologist Geiner Golfin was interviewed about the case by Quartz and said the global trade in shark fins remains a burgeoning ...

Indonesia starts offshore aquaculture inspired by Norway
1 September, 2017
ScandAsia.com
Inspired by the Norwegian fishermen, three pilot sites of offshore aquaculture have been launched to breed the Barramundi and Sea Bass fishes in ...

US Attorney: Sheriff's Dept. captain charged with smuggling in Rafael case
1 September, 2017
Taunton Daily Gazette
... the owner of one of the largest commercial fishing businesses in the U.S., smuggle the profits of his illegal overfishing scheme to Portugal, the U.S. ...

Squid licences to be issued by dry season
1 September, 2017
Eleven Myanmar
The Fishery Department says it will issue licences for squid boats by the coming dry season. The Myeik District squid producers' association requested ...

Japan coastguard expels North Korea fishing flotilla
1 September, 2017
Financial Times
Japanese fishermen have complained about the increasing scarcity of fish and squid on the Yamato Banks, an area of shallow water in the Sea of ...

Extraction and characterization of collagen from Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic squid and its potential ...
1 September, 2017
British Antarctic Survey
This study focused on squid (Teuthoidea: Cephalopoda), particularly the Antarctic squid Kondakovia longimana and the Sub-Antarctic squid Illex ...

Asia an emerging market of Vietnam's shrimp industry
31 August, 2017
Nhan Dan Online
NDO – Asia promises to be an emerging consumer market for Vietnam's shrimp industry, as stated at a workshop on the world's shrimp demand and ...

Malaysia burns foreign trawler to curb illegal fishing
31 August, 2017
Island Packet
Malaysian maritime authorities on Wednesday publicly set fire to a foreign fishing boat for the first time in a move to deter illegal fishing. The Malaysian ...

New rules around fishing gear coming to protect right whales: LeBlanc
31 August, 2017
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc is promising a new set of rules around commercial fishing gear to protect the large

Wife wants half of “Codfather” fishing fleet
31 August, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
... Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker obtained by SeafoodSource, that Rafael's fishing permits should be re-distributed to commercial fishermen ...

Oyster harvest shut down by Louisiana agency
30 August, 2017
NOLA.com
If you've got a hankering for oysters on the half shell, you'd better rush out immediately and get some. The Louisiana Department of Health announced ...

The Value Of Global Tuna Fisheries
30 August, 2017
atuna.com
According to the study, 4.99 million M/T of tuna was landed by commercial fishing vessels in 2014, up from 4.6 million tons in 2012. In 2014, the ...

Seafood exporter to double staff, drive market growth
29 August, 2017
Jamaica Gleaner
With its more than $100-million restaurant due for completion by summer 2018, seafood trader B&D Trawling is keen on doubling its staff complement ...

Washington conservation group sues Cooke Aquaculture
29 August, 2017
KPUG 1170
DUVALL, Wash. – A conservation group said it's suing the salmon farming operation that released thousands of Atlantic salmon into the Puget Sound.

Hong Kong shark fin traders will be hit hard by proposal to protect blue sharks
29 August, 2017
South China Morning Post
Shark fin traders in Hong Kong could be dealt a devastating blow if one of the most important species for the industry – the blue shark – is elevated to ...

Iceland communities in fish farms plea
29 August, 2017
Fish Update
'DON'T shut us out of plans to expand aquaculture' – that's the plea from a growing number of coastal communities in Iceland following a major risk ...

Kilic opens bass, bream farm in Dominican Republic, aiming for US market
29 August, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
He added, “We would like to carry our knowledge and experience in aquaculture there and reproduce local species as well.” Bozan said his company ...

Aquaculture in Seychelles?
29 August, 2017
eTurboNews
As Seychelles looks for ways to grow its economy further, officials have steered towards the idea of Marine aquaculture (Mariculture). Mariculture ...

Seafood exports forecast to be US$8 billion by the year end: VASEP
29 August, 2017
Nhan Dan Online
... squid and sea fishes, Vietnam's seafood exports will continue to witness positive growth in the second quarter with a stronger increase boosted by ...

Sturgeon ruling may impact federally funded projects
28 August, 2017
Eagle-Tribune
They are large, bony fish whose ancestors began swimming the Earth ... or management measures for recreational or commercial fishing operations, ...

Untapped lucrative market
28 August, 2017
Fiji Times
SHRIMP and prawn farming has an untapped lucrative market, says Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau. While speaking to the Nadi business ...

Grant for Louisiana's 2nd Oyster Reef From Recycled Shells
27 August, 2017
U.S. News & World Report
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The program that turned oyster shells from New Orleans-area restaurants into an oyster reef has received $250,000 to build

Trade ties drive China's delicate dance around North Korean nuclear threat
27 August, 2017
South China Morning Post
Squid was one of the more lucrative non-mineral commodities which the North Koreans could export legally into China, but under the new resolution, ...

India largest seafood exporter in 2016: FAO
26 August, 2017
Business Standard
Amid growing uncertainties in the seafood trade, exporters now have a reason to cheer as India has emerged as the highest shrimp exporter in 2016.

Investment opportunities in the Fisheries and Aquaculture sector in Oman
26 August, 2017
JD Supra (press release)
Aquaculture projects are gaining popularity in Oman. Galfar Engineering and Contracting SAOG (Oman's largest construction company) was recently ...

Nonprofits ramp up campaign to increase protections for Pacific bluefin tuna
26 August, 2017
SeafoodSource (blog)
They claim that, in many cases, commercial fishermen are harvesting young fish that never get a chance to spawn. Coupled with Mexico and Japan ...

Protests in Ecuador over Chinese Ship's Illegal Shark Catch near the Galapagos
25 August, 2017
teleSUR English
Protests in Ecuador over Chinese Ship's Illegal Shark Catch near the ... In 2015 Ecuadorean police seized about 200,000 shark fins that were due to ...

Vyborg Shipyard will take part in Global Fishery Forum & International exhibition for fishery ...
25 August, 2017
PortNews IAA
As a reminder, one of the focus areas of Vyborg Shipyard is construction of fishing trawlers. In 2016-2017 VSY concluded contracts with several

Royal Navy Stand-Off With Spanish Boats Near Gibraltar
25 August, 2017
Forces Network
The Royal Navy was involved in a standoff between a Spanish trawler illegally fishing in British Waters and a Spanish Police boat. This was the third

Scottish Oyster Shucking Championships launched
24 August, 2017
Kirkintilloch Herald
The competition will see shuckers compete against each other in a bid to be crowned Scottish Oyster Shucking Champion 2017 and represent ...

Shrimp production in Davao under threat
24 August, 2017
Manila Bulletin
Davao City – Shrimp production in Davao Region is under threat due to the unpredictable weather patterns brought about by climate change. This was ...

Bayelsa fishermen seeks govt intervention to halt trawlers incursion
24 August, 2017
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
bayelsa state PEEVED by the brewing crisis over the activities of trawlers operators, Fishermen in Southern Ijaw and Brass Local Government Area of

Royal Navy ships chase off Spanish trawler which entered UK waters in Gibraltar after brazen ...
24 August, 2017
The Sun
ROYAL Navy warships have been caught up in yet another stand-off in British waters off the coast of Gibraltar with a Spanish police boat and trawler.

Fish farm with 300000 Atlantic salmon collapses in San Juan Islands
24 August, 2017
KIRO Seattle
Cooke Aquaculture Pacific said high tidal fluctuations and currents of around 3.5 knots, coinciding with the solar eclipse, led an anchor to give way.

Commercial fall fishery for Dungeness cut in half to protect species
24 August, 2017
KFSK
This fall's Dungeness crab commercial fishery will be shortened in most of Southeast. State managers with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game ...

Quota reached on Pacific bluefin tuna fishing for year
24 August, 2017
fox5sandiego.com
SAN DIEGO – Commercial fishing of Pacific bluefin tuna has ended for 2017, California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Tuesday.

Veggie power? Cargill develops fermented feed to battle disease in aquaculture
23 August, 2017
FeedNavigator.com
Cargill has developed a fermented vegetable feed said to be rich in organic acid for shrimp that it claims can reduce the spread of early mortality ...

31 trawlers held up in Sri Lanka to be salvaged soon
23 August, 2017
The Hindu
A seven-member team, led by G.S. Sameeran, Additional Director of Fisheries, which inspected 42 trawlers impounded by Sri Lankan Navy in March ...

Amid Closure of BC Salmon Fisheries, Study Finds Feds Failed to Monitor Stocks
23 August, 2017
DeSmog Canada
The study found 42 per cent of salmon populations considered threatened would have improved had commercial fisheries been strategically reduced, ...

China sanctions will cost North Korea US$1.5 billion, but won't curb Kim's nuclear ambitions
23 August, 2017
South China Morning Post
China's ban on North Korea's iron, coal and seafood would bite into Pyongyang's economy, based on calculations from Chinese customs data.

UWM researchers trying to put more perch on your table
22 August, 2017
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The school is continuing to refine methods of aquaculture, or fish farming, to make it profitable. Aquaculture is likely the best option for getting more ...

Kerala: CMFRI develops breeding tech for Indian pompano
22 August, 2017
Deccan Chronicle
The technology was developed with the help of Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS), a new facility in fish farming. This is the fifth of its kind of an ...

New facilities to develop aquaculture in Laos
22 August, 2017
Open Development Mekong
The structures will provide facilities and equipment for the Namxuang Aquaculture Development Centre and the Living Aquatic Resource Research ...

Pacific tuna IUU investigations launched
22 August, 2017
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Investigations into four serious breaches of vessel fishing licenses have begun after a surveillance sweep in the Pacific tuna fishery.

URI, Commercial Fisheries Center combine to create apprentice program in commercial fishing
22 August, 2017
The Westerly Sun
POINT JUDITH — In early July, a group of apprentices joined a pilot program designed to train new commercial fishermen and women. When the

Suspend Asia fish importation
21 August, 2017
Zambia Daily Mail
Aquaculture Development of Zambia (ADAZ) trustee Fisho Mwale said Government should also start issuing health certificates prior to imports.

New factory nearly halves cost of fish feeds
21 August, 2017
The New Times
The Programme Coordinator of Aquaculture and Fisheries at Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB), Dr Wilson Rutaganira, said the factory would help ...

Tilapia seminar brings together community
21 August, 2017
Samoa Observer
They are of increasing importance in aquaculture and aquaponics. Tilapia is the fourth most consumed fish in the United States dating back to 2002.

Maine fishermen, scientists combine forces with goal to save shrimp fishery
21 August, 2017
Press Herald
THE NEW ENGLAND SHRIMP FISHERY hasn't been open since 2013. But it may open in 2018, depending on the results of the latest stock status ...

Tuna catchers nix draft vessel-monitoring rules
21 August, 2017
Business Mirror
Owners and operators of commercial fishing vessels in General Santos City opposed the draft rules and regulations for the implementation of ...

Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
20 August, 2017
Federal Register
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of ...

Davao's 1st shrimp processing plant opens
20 August, 2017
Philippine News Agency
DAVAO CITY -- Davao Region's first processing plant for shrimp products set to create employment for over a hundred Dabawenyos opened Friday at ...

Feds won't respond to petition over payment of fish monitors
20 August, 2017
Gloucester Daily Times
The monitors are workers who gather data that inform fishing regulations. The government shifted the cost of paying for the federally mandated ...

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports
19 August, 2017
Sacramento Bee
Furious Chinese businesspeople said Friday that Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the

Aquamar and LM Foods Join Forces to Create Surimi Seafood Platform
19 August, 2017
Markets Insider
LM Foods primarily produces frozen, private label surimi seafood, offering premium, select and value products to its customers and selling premium

Falklands: Outwitting canny fur seals feasting on abundant Loligo
19 August, 2017
MercoPress
Aggregations of calamari are so dense that fishing vessels worked up to their freezing capacities having an average of 60-65 tons of squid per vessel ...

Apex Frozen Foods to invest Rs 90 cr in shrimp unit from IPO proceed
19 August, 2017
Economic Times
HYDERABAD: Apex Frozen Foods, an integrated producer and exporter of aquaculture products, plans to invest nearly Rs 90 crore in setting up its ...

Shrimp Trawler Detained for Illegal Activities in Costa Rican Marine Protected Area
19 August, 2017
The Costa Rica Star
Just two months after the establishment of Costa Rica's Pacific coast Cabo Blanco Protected Marine Area, a shrimp trawler, the Maria Aurelia, was ...

Oman studies $2bn investment in aquaculture ventures
18 August, 2017
Trade Arabia
Oman's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is considering several proposals for developing aquaculture ventures in the sultanate, which would entail ...

Fishermen's Trust Marks First With Lease of Sea Scallop Quota
18 August, 2017
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
... marks the first of its kind for the trust, which has been working to establish a permit bank to help commercial fishermen on the Island stay in business.

9 million tons farmed fish in Indonesia by 2019? Unlikely, says exec
18 August, 2017
Undercurrent News
Erwin Suwendi, head of nutrition and QC of aquaculture at JAPFA Group, gave a sweeping overview of Indonesia's finfish sector in a presentation at ...

PEI Shellfish Association missing documentation for oyster program, says government
17 August, 2017
CBC.ca
The P.E.I. government had to end its relationship with the P.E.I. Shellfish Association for an oyster enhancement program, it says, because the ...

Ecuador detains Chinese boat with endangered sharks
17 August, 2017
BBC News
Shark fin is considered a delicacy in Chinese cuisine, and is usually served as a soup at banquets. Critics say demand for fins is wiping out ...

China's Crackdown on North Korea Over UN Sanctions Starts to Pinch
17 August, 2017
New York Times
BEIJING — Trucks packed with seafood were backed up, bumper to bumper, at the Chinese border with North Korea. Protesters carried red banners ...

Current aquaculture tech could provide 100 times current seafood consumption
17 August, 2017
Next Big Future
Marine aquaculture presents an opportunity for increasing seafood production in the face of growing demand for marine pro-tein and limited scope for ...

Robot Containers Could Ship Aquaculture Products
17 August, 2017
The Maritime Executive
A group of Norwegian graduates have spent their summer developing smart “robot containers” with cooling systems that can sail to ports without any ...

UK ideal for VN shrimp exports
17 August, 2017
mard.gov.vn
UK ideal for VN shrimp exports. Vietnamese enterprises should foster their shrimp exports to the United Kingdom as exports to

Latest trends in seafood at Dubai's Seafex
16 August, 2017
Trade Arabia
Top companies from the local and international markets will discuss and showcase latest developments at Seafex, one of six hospitality and niche food trade shows co-located under the umbrella of the Dubai International Hospitality Week

Protein Successful as a Complete Fishmeal Replacement in Shrimp Feed
16 August, 2017
Business Wire
TRONDHEIM, Norway - Calysta, Inc. today announced that shrimp fed a diet including FeedKind® protein had equivalent or ...

ADCPs Contribute to Improve Chile's Aquaculture Industry
16 August, 2017
Hydro International
From the early 1990s to 2007, Chile's aquaculture took off and by 2006 it was producing 38 per cent of the world's salmon. Now, the country produces ...

Gov't repossesses $5m Kajjansi fish project
16 August, 2017
New Vision
UGANDA - A Chinese firm undertook to upgrade Kajjansi Aquaculture Research and Development Centre in 2008 for government.

Scottish expertise goes on show at world's biggest aquaculture technology fair
16 August, 2017
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Twenty-three Scottish companies are travelling to Norway this week to highlight the country's expertise at the world's largest aquaculture technology

Schwan's Invests in Minnesota Shrimp Producer
16 August, 2017
Twin Cities Business Magazine
Two food companies in southwest Minnesota, Schwan's and the Tru Shrimp Company, are forming a strategic partnership that includes “a significant ...

Aquaculture showcase
15 August, 2017
Shetland News
FIVE companies from Shetland will be among a contingent of 23 Scottish firms exhibiting at the world's largest aquaculture technology show this week.

Malta in research project aimed at more sustainable fishing practices
14 August, 2017
Times of Malta
The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Department of Biology at the University of Malta are taking part in an international research ...

Wild Alaska salmon not on menus in China…yet
13 August, 2017
KTOO
Zheng thinks small seafood producers across the state should form a coalition to explore the option. And in a few years, wild Alaska salmon sashimi ...

Shrimp cultivation brings solvency for Dinajpur farm owners
13 August, 2017
Financial Express Bangladesh
Commercial shrimp cultivation has been bringing financial solvency to hundreds of farm owners under Birampur upazila of ...

 

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