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AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Illegal foreign fishing vessel apprehended north of Gove in Australian waters
1 May, 2019
Mirage News
... officers from HMAS Armidale boarded the fishing vessel and found 14 crew, 800 kilograms of frozen fish, and 20 kilograms of shark fins on board.

Australia earmarks $329 million for offshore aquaculture developments
19 April, 2019
The Fish Site
A new cooperative research centre (CRC), that aims to develop offshore aquaculture facilities in conjunction with renewable energy production ...

Gulf trawler crews on track for a bumper season after record early catches
19 April, 2019
ABC News
After four months closure, the banana prawn season in the Gulf has started with a bang. Skipper Dwayne Klinkhammer, on board the FV Austral ...

 


NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Commercial fishing company becomes first to be banned in New Zealand
12 April, 2019
Newshub
In what's believed to be a first in New Zealand, a commercial company has been banned from fishing. The company run by the Hawke's Bay ...

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL FISHERY & SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NEWS

Seafood fraud a hot topic at US restaurant show
21 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Seafood fraud is a hot topic at the ongoing National Restaurant Show, taking place from 18 to 21 May in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.. Celebrity chefs ...

SEAFOOD AUCTION: Prices from New Bedford Seafood Auction on May 17, 2019
21 May, 2019
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD — The Buyers and Sellers Exchange (BASE) handled 2,047 pounds of fish and 128,057 pounds of scallops on May 17, 2019.

Malaysia wages 'war' on Vietnam trawlers
20 May, 2019
New Straits Times Online
The latest success was on May 11 when the Royal Malaysian Navy's patrol vessel, KD Pahang, detained a fleeing Vietnamese trawler about 130 ...

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows
20 May, 2019
San Francisco Chronicle
According to the World Aquaculture Society, seaweed is a $6 billion business worldwide. Most seaweed is harvested in Korea, Japan and China, ...

Government of Mexico sets fishing limits for 2019
20 May, 2019
Riviera Maya News
According to the National Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture the capture of blue marlin, white marlin and other related species represents ...

Invasive mussels challenge commercial whitefish fishing in the Great Lakes
20 May, 2019
Spartan Newsroom
For Purvis and the dwindling number of Great Lakes commercial whitefish fishers, the fishery has fallen on hard times. Whitefish have been in decline ...

MFC draft plan would cut southern flounder harvest
20 May, 2019
Jacksonville Daily News
The draft amendment calls for significant management measures for the commercial and recreational fishery and includes significant harvest ...

Cyclone Fani impact: Shrimp exports may dip 25% as power shortage continues
19 May, 2019
Business Standard
The catastrophic cylone Fani, which hit Odisha's coast on May 3, is likely to take a toll on shrimp exports, adding to the distress of exporters who were ...

Ninh Thuận a boom town for quality shrimp fry production
19 May, 2019
Viet Nam News
NINH THUẬN The south-central province of Ninh Thuận expects to produce 33-35 billion shrimp fry this year against 31 billion last year, the province's ...

Scottish minister Ewing reveals plans for new fishing safety group
19 May, 2019
Shetland Times Online
Scottish fishing minister Fergus Ewing has announced the creation of a ... He said: “It's no exaggeration to say that commercial sea fishing is one of the ...

Newlyn fish expert is first UK female master fishmonger
19 May, 2019
BBC News
The Master Fishmonger Standard recognises "professional excellence" and "a true commitment to the fish trade and to the future of our oceans".

Fed up shrimpers may look to state for oversight
18 May, 2019
Newport News Times
Newport shrimper trawlers this week rejected an offer of 66 cents per pound for mediums product. They fished the same product last year for 72 cents.

Government blamed for shortage and soaring prices of fish in Sierra Leone
18 May, 2019
Sierra Leone Telegraph
Local fishermen complained these trawlers damage their nets and disrupt schools of fish in shallow waters. “Unfortunately, this SLPP government is ...

Algae bloom in northern Norway resulting in salmon mortalities
18 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
The aquaculture sector in northern Norway is being hit hard by an algae bloom, according to a 16 May statement from Norway's Directorate of ...

Million Dollar Shrimp: Valorization of Chitin from Northern Moroccan Shrimp
18 May, 2019
Advanced Science News
The decortication (removal of the outer layer) of gray and pink shrimp in Northern Morocco results in large amounts of waste annually. These chitin ...

New Online Tools Address Slavery in Shrimp Supply Chain
18 May, 2019
PerishableNews (press release)
The American commercial shrimp industry is heavily regulated. Federal, state, and local governments set out rules and regulations regarding how, ...

Shrimp production in Odisha hit by cyclone Fani
18 May, 2019
Economic Times
Aquaculture shrimp production in Odisha has risen over the past few years to around 30,000 tonnes a year, making the state the fifth largest producer ...

Seafood mislabeling becomes target of online NOAA tool
18 May, 2019
KTVA
Federal authorities are hoping that an online assessment system can help the seafood industry crack down on the mislabeling of fish, which Alaska's ...

Aquaculture Europe Innovation Forum
17 May, 2019
aquaeas.eu
Aquaculture is driven by innovation to meet one of the three main business goals, productivity, sustainability and profitability. Intensification requires ...

Falklands' Fortuna exploring the European market for Illex squid
17 May, 2019
MercoPress
Falklands' fishing company Fortuna Ltd and their Taiwanese partners Go-Rising exhibited at the Brussels seafood show last week. Fortuna Ltd and ...

Seafood exporters' initiative to obtain MSC certification
17 May, 2019
The Hindu
... for the Flowertailed and Karikkadi varieties of shrimps, Pharaoh cuttlefish, Indian squid, and Ocellate octopus found off the coast of Kerala.

With radical Arctic change comes spawning cod in new northern waters
17 May, 2019
The Independent Barents Observer
A researcher on board informs that cod stocks in the Jan Mayen waters now are on the level of areas with commercial fishing. Previously, there has ...

In 2 weeks, the annual ban on fishing begins in Goa
16 May, 2019
Its Goa
If you've been to the market to do your daily dose of groceries, you will have probably noticed that the price of fish is suddenly quite high. Kingfish is ...

Russia seizes Finnish-flagged fishing trawler
16 May, 2019
YLE News
Russian officials said the boat, a trawler named Roxen, was seized on Friday after breaching waters of Russia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Chile To Publish Vessel Tracking Data Through Global Fishing Watch
16 May, 2019
The Maritime Executive
... tracking data publicly available through the Global Fishing Watch map, which tracks the movements of commercial fishing vessels in near real-time.

Harvest Of Dogfish Shark To Be Cut To Avoid Overfishing
16 May, 2019
CBS Baltimore
BOSTON (AP) — Federal regulators say there will be a reduction this year in the harvest of a species of shark that is subject to commercial fishing.

Vanishing Bering Sea ice threatens one of the richest US seafood sources
16 May, 2019
Science Magazine
When ice failed to cover much of the eastern Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia in early 2018, oceanographer James Overland chalked it up to a ...

The godfather of shrimp probiotics
15 May, 2019
The Fish Site
Fish and shrimp (prawn) aquaculture are major industries around the world, but in many regions are severely limited by disease. It became clear to ...

'Vannamei' to make State a leading hub for aqua exports
15 May, 2019
The Hindu
“Vannamei (white-leg shrimp), an exotic species known for its taste and low cost, is most sought after in the export market and we are doing extremely ...

Trade, industry minister approves revised guidelines for aquaculture programme
15 May, 2019
Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG - The Trade and industry minister Rob Davies has approved the revised guidelines of South Africa's Aquaculture Development and ...

Chilean jack mackerel fishery achieves MSC certification
15 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Since the 1970s, this fish has become one of the world's most important commercial fish species, and Chile is the main fisher for this product in the ...

MMEA sends asset to probe foreign trawlers off Lutong
14 May, 2019
The Borneo Post
MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has deployed its asset to probe reports of foreign trawlers 'aggressively' engaged in ...

Gloucester-based seafood company closes abruptly, leaving 150 jobless
13 May, 2019
The Boston Globe
National Fish & Seafood Inc., which processed and distributed seafood products under National Fish, Matlaw's, and Schooner brands, shut down after ...

Gautier high school brothers open bustling seafood business
13 May, 2019
WLOX
Drake and Chase Killingsworth opened Killer Crab & Seafood on May 2. Since day one, they say business has been booming.

Imported seafood bill passes unanimously in state House
13 May, 2019
Daily Comet
A bill that would compel Louisiana restaurants to inform customers when serving imported seafood is one step closer to becoming state law.

China, new growth market for Ireland's seafood exports
13 May, 2019
Xinhua
DUBLIN - China has become a new growth market for Ireland's seafood exports, revealed a report obtained by Xinhua on Sunday.

Why fallow when you can produce another crop?
12 May, 2019
The Fish Site
Aquaculture producers in India's coastal regions should consider producing marine finfish, such as silver pompano, between shrimp crops rather than ...

€6.5m Investments in 17 Aquaculture & Seafood Processing Companies
12 May, 2019
Afloat
The grant awards will support total investment in these companies of €6,472,909 in the aquaculture and seafood processing sectors. Minister Creed ...

Coast seafood supplier weighs in on Chinese seafood tariffs
12 May, 2019
WLOX
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - President Trump announced via Twitter that the United States would raise tariffs on seafood coming in from China from 10% to ...

Cell-based seafood and the future of food: part II
11 May, 2019
The Fish Site
Mike Selden, CEO of Finless Foods, explains how cell-based seafood can complement conventional aquaculture in helping to feed the planet without ...

Shrimp plant workers optimistic following deal
11 May, 2019
The Western Star
A St. Anthony Seafoods plant worker calls an arrangement to process industrial shrimp great news for plant workers across the province. Up to 6,000 ...

NGOs Call for NOAA to Strengthen Seafood Import Standards
11 May, 2019
Natural Resources Defense Council
IUU fishing is a type of fishing that drives overfishing, which threatens the ... Fishermen who harvest their catches illegally do so because it's cheaper than ... document a country administers that permits the commercial fishing activity.

Fishing areas off Cape Cod reopened for lobstermen
11 May, 2019
The Boston Globe
The closures will now end on Friday, meaning commercial and recreational lobstermen may lay their traps in waters north and east of Cape Cod.

This Singapore startup is trying to grow seafood in a lab, and lobster will be way cheaper if it ...
11 May, 2019
Business Insider
Seafood fans, good news: cheap lobster could soon be on its way to your plate. ... and other cancer-causing compounds sometimes found in seafood. .... rose to US$600,000 thanks to investors from the US, Australia and Hong Kong.

Alaska seafood industry making plans for China tariff impact
11 May, 2019
Associated Press
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's seafood industry is exploring strategies to reduce damage from the Trump administration's trade dispute with China, ...

2019 Aquaculture Taiwan Expo Gearing up for Smart Market
10 May, 2019
PRNewswire (press release)
TAIPEI, Taiwan, - One of Taiwan's most representative B2B tradeshow, the Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum, is slated to ...

Fisheries to spend N$38 million on aquaculture
10 May, 2019
Namibian
FISHERIES minister Bernhard Esau says the ministry will spend about N$38 million to promote marine and inland aquaculture in the financial year ...

Texas shrimp fishery to close from May 15 to around July 15
10 May, 2019
Corpus Christi Business News
The annual closing of the shrimp fishery in the Gulf of Mexico begins 30 minutes after official sunset, local time, on May 15. Depending on biological ...

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say
9 May, 2019
Fox News
Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness ...

Seafood industry stress on sustainable farming as shrimp output set to fall
9 May, 2019
Economic Times
KOCHI: Shrimp production in the country, after showing a consistent growth in the last decade, is likely to drop by 10 to 15% this year as low prices ...

Fishers divided over suggestion on two-phased trawling ban
9 May, 2019
The Hindu
A suggestion that the annual ban on trawling during the monsoon season should be extended to 90 days in two phases to cover the two rainy seasons ...

At SEG, Saudi Arabia touts USD 347 million fund for aquaculture development
9 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Following up with a recently-announced plan to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into innovation and expansion of its aquaculture sector, ...

Transparency driving change in the aquaculture industry
9 May, 2019
SeaWestNews
Farmed salmon continues to be one of the most eco-efficient forms of animal protein production states new sustainability report.

Fish slime could be new source for antibiotics, according to latest study
9 May, 2019
Fox 35 Orlando
LOS ANGELES - As antibiotics become more resistant to dangerous bacteria, researchers are looking into whether fish slime could provide a way to ...

Leading Chinese tilapia firm to re-focus on shrimp
8 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
One of China's leading tilapia firms is refocusing its long-term strategy toward the domestic market for shrimp. Hainan Xiangtai Fishery Co. is building ...

'No deep-sea licence for foreigners'
8 May, 2019
The Star Online
Munir was commenting on media reports on the illegal fishing activities carried out by Vietnamese trawlers and intrusion of local fishing vessels into ...

Alaska salmon industry's access to lucrative markets hinges on sustainable eco-label
8 May, 2019
KBBI
... state managers responded with their Hatchery-Wild Research Program, which has significant financial support from the commercial fishing industry.

Shrimp industry eyes visas; Another 30000 seasonal workers to be allowed in
8 May, 2019
Monitor
That creates a dangerous situation because commercial fishing is extremely hazardous, she said. A survey of shrimp fleet owners conducted in the ...

Grand prizes go to Viciunai Group and Kingfish Zeeland for 2019 Seafood Excellence Global Awards
8 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Belgium's Viciunai Group and Kingfish Zeeland BV of The Netherlands took top honors at the 2019 Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood ...

Louisiana lawmakers to vote on labeling bill for imported shrimp, crawfish
7 May, 2019
Watchdog.org
The Louisiana House of Representatives is poised to debate legislation next week that would require restaurants serving imported shrimp and ...

Ecuadorian Shrimp Producers Join IBM's Blockchain-Based Food Trust Ecosystem
7 May, 2019
Cointelegraph
The Ecuador-based Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) is joining IBM's Food Trust Ecosystem, using IBM's blockchain technology to ensure the ...

New England, Mid-Atlantic fishery councils ponder switch to electronic vessel trip reporting
7 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
The move, which is under an omnibus framework action, would require commercial fishing vessels to fill out all of their vessel trip reports electronically, ...

Largest Seafood Expo Global to date opens this week in Brussels, Belgium
7 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Thousands of seafood industry professionals from around the world are arriving in Brussels, Belgium this week to attend the 27th edition of Seafood ...

Indonesia Sinks 51 Confiscated Fishing Vessels
6 May, 2019
The Maritime Executive
The renewed use of this assertive tactic reflects recent tensions with Vietnam's coast guard and commercial fishing fleet: 38 of the vessels were ...

Oregon weakens seafood processing pollution permit amid opposition
6 May, 2019
Statesman Journal
Oregon environmental regulators have weakened a proposed pollution permit for seafood processors, following pressure from coastal legislators who ...

Scottish seafood's blueprint for growth
6 May, 2019
Fish Farmer Magazine
SCOTLAND'S seafood industry has launched a growth blueprint that includes strategies for better marketing, access to funding, improving skills and

BC Seafood Expo 2019 to showcase bounty of our oceans
6 May, 2019
SeaWestNews
The B.C. Seafood Expo 2019 event in Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island on June 12 and 13 is one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the ...

Brunei's aquaculture sector gets $300 million boost
6 May, 2019
The Scoop
Brunei's aquaculture sector gets $300 million boost By 2032, Singapore-based Barramundi Asia projects its annual production to be at 36,000 metric ...

Algeria-EU cooperation: Goals of DIVECO 2 aquaculture programme achieved
6 May, 2019
Algeria Press Service
ALGIERS-The programme to support economic diversification for the development of fisheries and aquaculture activities (DIVECO 2), launched part of ...

Govt not ruling out destroying foreign fishing boats in M'sian waters
6 May, 2019
The Star Online
JOHOR BARU: The government has not ruled out destroying any foreign fishing vessels found in Malaysian waters, says Agriculture and Agro-based ...

Tilapia, a fish to feed the world, and the deadly virus that may destroy it
6 May, 2019
South China Morning Post
A small African fish called the tilapia may be vital for meeting the future food needs of humanity, according to scientists, but they are also concerned ...

Fisheries audit Prince Rupert fish processor after reports of illegal fish bartering
5 May, 2019
Vancouver Sun
Investigators especially want to hear from customers whose full catches were not returned, or if they instead received another species of fish.

Crab fraud concerning local fishermen, researchers turn to DNA testing to protect crabbing industry
5 May, 2019
13newsnow.com WVEC
Virginia Marine Police officers patrol the Chesapeake Bay and enforce commercial fishing regulations. Many know the crabbers on a first-name basis, ...

Scottish seafood industry launches 18-point plan to double sector's value
5 May, 2019
The National
Industry body Seafood Scotland yesterday launched Changing Tides – a strategic action plan designed to be a catalyst for change in Scotland's ...

Portugal seeks to establish sardine aquaculture sector
4 May, 2019
The Fish Site
The Portuguese government has backed plans to establish a sardine aquaculture industry, following the collapse of the sardine fishery in the Bay of ...

Mobile solution for farmers and plan for global shrimp marketplace win agribusiness prize
4 May, 2019
MIT News
A team that helps small-scale farmers in India increase their profits and another looking to create an international trading marketplace for shrimp took ...

Shrimp Strike
4 May, 2019
Newport News Times
The Pacific pink shrimp season has been open for a month, but processors and fishermen are still far apart on price. The captains and crews of some ...

Deliberate mislabelling of seafood rife in South Korea, researchers find
4 May, 2019
The Guardian
Fraudulent mislabelling of seafood is rampant in South Korea, where one-third of samples in a comprehensive DNA study were found to be mis-sold.

Govt to Roll Out Aquaculture Project in 10 Provinces
3 May, 2019
Zambia Reports
Government, through the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, with support from the African Development Fund, is set to roll out the Zambia Aquaculture ...

Chinese-led supply constraints to drive global seafood prices up by 25 percent
3 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
The rising global demand for seafood and a projected slowdown in the growth of fisheries and aquaculture production, particularly by China – the ...

Cocaine has been found in some European shrimp, and it's part of a disturbing trend of drug-filled ...
3 May, 2019
Business Insider
Shrimp in five UK rivers have tested positive for cocaine. A group of British scientists drug-tested freshwater shrimp from 15 sites across five rivers in ...

Crew rescued after trawler catches fire off Wicklow
3 May, 2019
RTE.ie
Three people have been rescued after a fire on board a fishing vessel off the east coast. The boat went up in flames 29 miles east of Arklow.

Eco-squid: Shortfin fishery nets MSC certification
3 May, 2019
National Fisherman
The U.S. Northeast shortfin squid (illex) fishery has been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council, making it the second squid fishery ...

Loligo squid season in Falklands with over 51.000 tons while iIlex falls
3 May, 2019
MercoPress
The first season of the two loligo (Falklands calamari) seasons of 2019 closed with total catches of 51,000 tonnes, a 10,000 increase on the first ...

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them
3 May, 2019
Reuters
In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly ...

Delhaize recalls fried prawns for allergy label fault       RECALL
3 May, 2019
RTL Today
Delhaize has recalled its own-brand Dim Sum fried prawns due to the ... People who have purchased the prawns and do not have a shellfish allergy ...

Controversial aquaculture projects threaten Myanmar's remaining mangroves
2 May, 2019
Mongabay.com
Business tycoons have illegally obtained land permits to develop aquaculture in Tanintharyi without consulting the forestry department for input.

Chicken of the Sea® Announces a Responsible Aquaculture Commitment to Support the ...
2 May, 2019
Yahoo Finance
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Chicken of the Sea®, in line with their SeaChange® IGNITE initiative announced the formation of a ...

Shrimp leader Guolian further reduces reliance on US with crayfish investments at home
2 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Leading Chinese shrimp exporter Guolian is banking that a new crayfish processing plant will further reduce the company's reliance on a volatile ...

Global seafood trade to increase, but growth rates will slow
2 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Soaring demand and an expanding supply of fishery and aquaculture products have led seafood to be one of the most traded food categories in the ...

How edible oysters are thriving in the warm waters of the UAE
2 May, 2019
CNN
Now a new type of oyster is flourishing in the Persian Gulf -- the edible kind. And they could soon help the United Arab Emirates reduce its need to ...

'Desperately needed': Congress OKs more than $29 million in disaster relief for California fisheries
1 May, 2019
Oroville Mercury Register
It was in the 2015-16 year the Dungeness crab fishery and the Yurok ... Commercial fishing is a six-figure business and it takes a lot of capital to run a ...

Switzerland-based COOP in pact for black tiger prawn farming in Kerala
1 May, 2019
Financial Express
“Considering the soaring demand for Indian prawns in the European market, we have finalised the road map for large scale organic production of ...

Alaska seafood looks to international market to expand value
1 May, 2019
KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - After a year where Chinese tariffs injected uncertainty and caution into the global trading market, Alaska seafood ...

MSC, ASC sustainable seafood week in France urges consumers to eat responsibly
1 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
The prize was awarded for “Semaine de la Peche Responsible” (Sustainable Seafood Week), which was first run in February 2017 and has since ...

Valka debuting new water-jet cutter at Seafood Processing Global
1 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Iceland-based Valka is debuting a new version of its water-jet cutting machine for pre-rigor salmon at Seafood Processing Global, running from 7 to 9 ...

Cell-based shrimp startup Shiok Meats nets $4.6M in funding
1 May, 2019
Food Dive
Singapore-based Shiok Meats, a cell-cultured shrimp startup, has raised $4.6 million in a seed funding round led by investors like Monde Nissin Corp

Cooke Aquaculture pays $332000 over escaped Atlantic salmon
1 May, 2019
San Francisco Chronicle
The Bellingham Herald reports that Ecology is also strengthening oversight of Cooke Aquaculture's remaining four pens, including video monitoring ...

Governor: With bacteria-free farmed shrimp, Guam could be aquaculture capital of Pacific
1 May, 2019
Guam Pacific Daily News
Farming bacteria-free shrimp may just be Guam's ticket to becoming the aquaculture capital of the Pacific, which could rake in billions of dollars in ...

Michael Rubino takes on new role as NOAA Fisheries' senior advisor for seafood strategy
1 May, 2019
SeafoodSource
Rubino, who has served as the director of the Office of Aquaculture at NOAA Fisheries since 2011, will be in charge of leading the development of ...

Feed innovators among candidates vying for top prize in contest aimed at boosting Indonesia ...
1 May, 2019
FeedNavigator.com
Some 17 companies have been selected from an original 56 applicants for the next round of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC); the objective ...

The raw prawn on fishmeal substitutes
30 April, 2019
Foodprocessing
Manufacturers of commercial fish feed are increasingly substituting fishmeal — a powder made from fish — with crop-based ingredients in order to ...

New director appointed by the Norwegian Seafood Council
30 April, 2019
SeafoodSource
Tom-Jørgen Gangsø has been promoted by the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) to the position of director of market insight and market access.

Bill requiring disclosure of imported shrimp advances
29 April, 2019
Daily Comet
Due to the health risks associated with foreign shrimp, a bill in the House would require restaurants to notify consumers if its seafood is imported.

Kien Giang's district expands two-stage industrial shrimp farming
29 April, 2019
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
Farmers harvest white-legged shrimp bred under the two-stage industrial farming model in Kien Giang province's An Minh district

Taiwan's 'Father of Prawn Farming' built an Asian industry
29 April, 2019
Nikkei Asian Review
He chose to experiment with the giant tiger prawn, which grows fast, and several months later developed a complete aquaculture technology based on ...

Go fish? Israel bans fishing in Mediterranean for a month
29 April, 2019
The Jerusalem Post
The ban covers all fishing methods except for dropping nets to the seabed and the use of fishing lines from the shore. A ban on fishing from trawlers ...

Faroese Blue Whiting Gives Icelandic Fishing Industry a Boost
28 April, 2019
IcelandReview
Nearly all of Iceland's pelagic trawlers are currently engaged in blue whiting fishing off the coast of the Faroe Islands, RÚV reports. Blue whiting fishing ...

Japan raps WTO ruling in favor of South Korean ban on Japanese seafood
28 April, 2019
The Japan Times
GENEVA - Japan on Friday denounced a recent World Trade Organization ruling that supported a South Korean ban on imports of some Japanese ...

Sierra Leone's fishermen in losing battle against trawlers, depleting stocks
27 April, 2019
Al-Arabiya
Sierra Leone is nearing the end of a one-month ban on industrial fishing that local fishermen hoped would replenish stocks but whose impact has ...

The Hatch startup accelerator wants Ireland's aquaculture sector to embrace tech
27 April, 2019
Fora.ie
THE CO-FOUNDER OF startup accelerator Hatch believes Ireland needs to develop its aquaculture sector with technology. Wayne Murphy, the ...

Shrimp thrive on microalgae feeds
27 April, 2019
The Fish Site
Substituting microalgae for at least part of the fish oil content contained in shrimp feeds can improve the growth rates and FCRs of whiteleg shrimp.

Louisiana seafood labeling bill clears hurdle
27 April, 2019
FOX 8 Live WVUE
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Louisiana seafood processors are claiming victory after an early win for a measure they've sought for years. They say in ...

Inside Hull's new fishing super trawler Kirkella
26 April, 2019
BBC News
According to UK Fisheries, the super trawler can catch up to 2.3m fish per trip, some of which will be sold to chip shops up and down the country.

UNE partners with Morocco to help develop aquaculture, marine sciences
26 April, 2019
Biddeford Journal Tribune
In the 21st century, marine aquaculture or farmed seafood, is predicted to be a significant support for the world's seafood production, while providing ...

Summit seeks Scottish aquaculture growth
26 April, 2019
The Fish Site
Around 90 delegates from Scotland's aquaculture industry are gathering at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre today

Aquaculture 4.0: applying industry strategy to fisheries management
26 April, 2019
Government Europa
Hector Martin of Smalle Technologies explains how the aquaculture industry is applying innovative Industry 4.0 technologies to revolutionise fishery ...

Integrated agri-aquaculture systems for desert environments in the UAE
26 April, 2019
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
Integrated agri-aquaculture systems for desert environments in the UAE. ICBA HQ, Dubai. Apr 29 2019 - May 2 2019. PDF icon Agenda. Over the past ...

Two injured during South Korea fish market scuffle
26 April, 2019
UPI.com
Two people were injured as merchants of Seoul's biggest wholesale fish market clashed with government evictors on Thursday as

Groundfish quota changes up for debate
26 April, 2019
Gloucester Daily Times
Also, in conjunction with Framework 58, NOAA Fisheries said the 2019 commercial quota for Gulf of Maine cod will be adjusted down because the ...

Turkey's aquaculture exports rise by 9 pct this season
25 April, 2019
Daily Sabah
Turkey's aquaculture exports during this season reached $582.2 million, with a 9 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to ...

Fiji's minister of fisheries in Beijing seeking aquaculture assistance
25 April, 2019
SeafoodSource
Fiji Minister of Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau is in Beijing this week seeking assistance from China to develop aquaculture and fisheries processing ...

UK's biggest fishing trawler sails up Thames in Brexit warning
24 April, 2019
The Guardian
The biggest whitefish trawler in the UK fleet sailed up the Thames on Tuesday to highlight the threats facing the fishing industry if Brexit negotiations ...

Will San Diego aquaculture bring back abalone?
24 April, 2019
San Diego Reader
Port officials looking to expand local aquaculture heard some good news this month. A two-year project by federal scientists that mapped the potential ...

The next big farmed shrimp species?
23 April, 2019
The Fish Site
The establishment of a successful larval rearing protocol for European brown shrimp can “be used to develop a large scale rearing system for C.

Non-EEA migrants on Irish trawlers gain new immigration rights
23 April, 2019
The Guardian
African and Asian migrants working on Irish fishing trawlers are to be given new immigration rights to protect them from trafficking and modern slavery.

UK unseated as Ireland's second biggest seafood export market
23 April, 2019
SeafoodSource
The United Kingdom is no longer the second biggest export market for Irish seafood, according to a recent report from Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) ...

FishOn: Gorton's named most trusted brand
22 April, 2019
Gloucester Daily Times
Thank heavens our fish have remained docile. ... It's like the old Texaco commercial: You can trust your car to the man who wears the star (also the title ...

SeaBOS members pledge to strengthen seafood sustainability
22 April, 2019
The Fish Site
A number of the world's largest seafood companies, including Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), have pledged to align and synergize their ...

 

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