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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Barramundi oversupply and seafood imports drive price drop of 'iconic' fish
18 October, 2018
ABC News
Barramundi fishers in northern Australia have been feeling the pinch this year with the iconic species dramatically dropping in value. Many have cited ...

Mossman prawn farm is more that what you see
18 October, 2018
Newsport
The Mossman prawn farm will be officially opened on Friday November 23 and will become a key player in Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture (GCMA), ...

Barilaro signed off on controversial $3.3m oyster farm investment
17 October, 2018
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro signed off on a controversial $3.3 million investment in an oyster farm, despite telling a parliamentary hearing that ...

WA fisheries swimming pretty
17 October, 2018
Particle
“WA now has more fisheries certified through the MSC process than any ... back to a level that could withstand commercial fishing again,” Dan says.

Huon Aquaculture in West Australian kingfish development
17 October, 2018
Tasmania Examiner
Huon Aquaculture in West Australian kingfish development ... Tasmanian-based salmon producer Huon Aquaculture plans to develop a big kingfish ...

ABARES report shows status of $400 million fisheries is improving
16 October, 2018
The Advocate
ABARES report shows status of $400 million fisheries is improving ... as sea birds, turtles, seals and sea lions during commercial fishing of wild stocks.

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Ban on whitebaiting would force black market trade - fishing group
17 August, 2018
Radio New Zealand
Ban on whitebaiting would force black market trade - fishing group ... A commercial ban on whitebait would force trade into a black market, a fishing ...

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

The path to sustainable fisheries runs through Viet Nam - Q&A with UNCTAD economist
20 October, 2018
UNCTAD
Viet Nam is the fifth largest producer of fish in the world and the fourth largest producer of aquaculture, and there is a lot that countries can learn from ...

Tien Giang develops saltwater, brackish-water aquaculture
20 October, 2018
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Saltwater and brackish-water aquaculture production in coastal areas in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has ...

$24m shrimp import bill
20 October, 2018
Fiji Times
“This is to try to reduce Fiji's import bill by promoting locally grown prawns and other viable cultured fish to achieve import substitution.” At present, only ...

Omega-3s From Fish May Help Body And Brain Age Well, Study Finds
20 October, 2018
Forbes
Fish oil supplements have fared the worst in clinical studies, suggesting that most of the benefit may come from actual foods containing omega-3s.

Commercial Fishing Banned Across Arctic
20 October, 2018
The Vector: NJIT's Student Newspaper
And fishing companies have started to catch on to this new enterprise. While commercial fishing has not previously ravaged the Arctic, large ships ...

SC urged to compel gov't to issue commercial fishing vessel monitoring rules
20 October, 2018
GMA News
The Supreme Court has been urged to compel the government to promulgate rules on vessel monitoring measures covering commercial fishing ...

State aquaculture sales in '17 held steady at $76.4 million
19 October, 2018
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii's aquaculture industry needed fewer workers last year but maintained sales close to a 2014 peak, according to a recent federal report.

Larval fish database to show effects of climate change on fisheries
19 October, 2018
Phys.Org
A new larval fish database collated over the last 30 years will be used to measure marine ecosystem state and change as well as seasonal patterns of ...

Harris Teeter shoppers may have bought mislabeled and 'distressed' crabmeat for years
19 October, 2018
Charlotte Observer
The crab, supplied by a Virginia company called Casey's Seafood, is part of a massive federal fraud case over the mislabeling of seafood.

Seafood catches on as sales hit a record €1bn
19 October, 2018
Independent.ie
"As the world's population grows, seafood remains the protein source of choice for many in Africa and an increasing number of middle-class ...

Turbot growth driven by aquaculture
19 October, 2018
Fish Update
This is the view of EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture, which has recently completed a case study on the ...

Florida Sea Grant Receives $1 Million in NOAA Funds to Support State's Aquaculture Research
19 October, 2018
Florida Sea Grant
As part of a 2018 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative to support the advancement of aquaculture in the U.S., two Florida Sea Grant researchers ...

MLML Involved in Re-Shaping Aquaculture on the West Coast
19 October, 2018
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories - CSU
Thanks to support from California Sea Grant, MLML is part of the stakeholder team re-shaping West Coast Aquaculture. You can read more in this ...

No more mangrove lands for shrimp farming, says Sabah minister
19 October, 2018
The Star Online
KOTA KINABALU: There will be no more mangrove lands approved for shrimp farming in Sabah, says Datuk Junz Wong. The Sabah Agriculture and ...

South Mississippi shrimp shell processing plant first of its kind in the world
19 October, 2018
WLOX
The Mari Signum Dragon Drying facility in Vancleave is the only one of its kind in the world that turns shrimp shells into something almost as good as ..

Scientist Invents Device to Improve Fishery Operations
19 October, 2018
Ole Miss News
Scientist Invents Device to Improve Fishery Operations ... other creatures caught during the commercial fishing process – also known as bycatch – and ...

'China calls it fishing, Indonesia calls it crime': Pudjiastuti finds her target for Oceans summit
19 October, 2018
South China Morning Post
But according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, more than a third of the world's commercial fish stocks are being diminished at ...

Wilbur Ross opens new front in trade war with $11M in fish farm grants
18 October, 2018
Washington Examiner
Fish farming has the potential to lower the environmental impact of commercial fishing by eliminating the harm caused by catching unintended marine ...

Oyster, clam farmers suffer after Hurricane Michael shuts down harvest
18 October, 2018
AccuWeather.com
Peak oyster season is right around the corner, starting in November; however, the recent destruction of Hurricane Michael is impacting aquaculture ...

Ecuador's Sustainable Shrimp Partnership moves forward with creating shrimp-farming standards
18 October, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership, an Ecuador-based certification system for shrimp aquaculture launched in March 2018, is pushing forward with ...

More fresh sea fish landed in Dutch ports
18 October, 2018
Statistics Netherlands
Fish landings are mainly carried out by trawlers that deepfreeze the fish and bring it ashore. Trawlers account for approximately 80 percent of fish ...

Aquaculture expected to supply 60 percent of fish consumption in 2019
18 October, 2018
Jakarta Post
The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has said aquaculture is expected to supply 8.76 million tons of fish to the domestic market in 2019, or 60 ...

In a first, India to host Global Aquaculture conference in Chennai in 2019
18 October, 2018
Business Standard
US-based Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), a non-profit organisation dedicated to advocacy, education, and leadership in responsible aquaculture ...

Study challenges concerns around imported farmed shrimp
18 October, 2018
Phys.Org
Scientists at the University of Stirling have challenged concerns around the consumption of imported farmed shrimp – with new research indicating ...

Used oyster shells are saving New York Harbor
17 October, 2018
Mother Nature Network
Conservationists have an idea; they're using them to help build oyster reefs in New York Harbor, and those reefs could end up doing multiple jobs, ...

Hearings set on future of New England shrimp fishery
17 October, 2018
Lexington Herald Leader
Interstate fishing managers are holding a pair of public hearings about the future of the New England shrimp fishery, which continues to look bleak.

Chinese Investors Are Taking Control Over Ghana's Fishing Industry Through "Opaque" Deals
17 October, 2018
17 October, 2018
The African Exponent
A conflation of poor government collaboration, weak laws, lack of adequate data on fishing boats and trawlers has led to massive losses within the

Universal Aquaculture Association launched
17 October, 2018
nbc.na
The Universal Aquaculture Association was launched to serve as a platform in disseminating information on programmes, training and development ...

In 2020, the World's Longest Vessel Will Be a Fish Farm
17 October, 2018
The Maritime Executive
By MarEx 2018-10-16 19:02:00. Norwegian aquaculture company Nordlaks is building what may well become the world's largest vessel by length, ...

Cargill launches Latitude plant-based omega-3 source for fish feed applications
17 October, 2018
Feedstuffs
Cargill announced the launch of Latitude, a plant-based fish oil alternative that provides long-chain omega-3 fatty acids for aquaculture feeds.

A new candidate for commercial aquaculture?
16 October, 2018
The Fish Site
A project seeking to close the breeding cycle of the European spiny lobster is showing promising results and may help both to support coastal ...

GOAL to take place in India in 2019, with a spotlight on shrimp production
16 October, 2018
SeafoodSource (blog)
The Global Aquaculture Alliance will host its annual GOAL conference in Chennai, India next year – the first time the event has been held in the ...

Across the whole value chain at the Seafood Show How
16 October, 2018
World Fishing & Aquaculture
Every year Marel opens its doors to customers at Pier 91 in Seattle, giving them a unique experience of the latest seafood processing technology and ...

Storm-tossed trawler: Hurricane Michael capsizes new factory trawler North Star
16 October, 2018
National Fisherman
The nearly finished 261-foot Alaska factory trawler North Star is currently resting on its starboard side in the waters of Saint Andrews Bay, Fla., a victim ...

Brexit could rewrite the rules in Channel fishing fights
16 October, 2018
FRANCE 24
So when British boats exercised their rights to go for them, a French flotilla mustered, hurling rocks and smoke bombs and ramming the UK trawlers.

Stone crab season off to promising start in Florida Keys
16 October, 2018
Miami Herald
Monday afternoon, boats were still coming back from the water, but Bill Kelly, executive director of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishing Association, ...

 

 

 

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