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Waste into energyWorld Fishing | 10 Dec 2013
An EU-funded project, BIFFiO, will see the aquaculture, agriculture and biogas sectors working together to develop renewable energy.
Ireland consults on seafood "roadmap"World Fishing | 05 Dec 2013
A public consultation process is being launched in Ireland on the preparation of a Marine Research and Seafood Sector Low Carbon Roadmap to boost Ireland's marine economy.
Call for GM salmon labellingWorld Fishing | 04 Dec 2013
In the midst of the ongoing debate in the US on the introduction of genetically modified transgenic salmon, Marine Harvest and WWF-Norway have said that if GM salmon is approved for human consumption then it must be labelled as such.
Addressing the Scottish sea lice issueWorld Fishing | 21 Nov 2013
Scotland's Salmon and Trout Association has demanded that the Scottish Government "stop prevaricating" and order an immediate cull of farmed salmon in light of the latest sea lice data.
Responsible sourcing of fishmeal and oilWorld Fishing | 20 Nov 2013
The global certifiers have joined together to identify common requirements for sourcing fishmeal and oil (FMFO) to improve sustainable global aquaculture practices.
Catfish processor BAP certifiedWorld Fishing | 19 Nov 2013
The United States' largest catfish farming and processing company, Heartland Catfish Co., has attained Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification for its Mississippi processing plant.
Archipelago Sea fisheries recommendationsWorld Fishing | 31 Oct 2013
Two Finnish organisations have drawn up new sustainability recommendations for the Archipelago Sea which includes integration of fishfarms, planning control and fish-based feed.
A step closer to a healthy diet for lice eatersfishupdate.com | 31 Oct 2013
The ballan wrasse (Labrus berggylta) is a member of the Labridae family that is employed to combat sea- (or salmon-)lice, and that is regarded as being more environmentally friendly than the use of medications.
EWOS feed mill BAP certifiedWorld Fishing | 29 Oct 2013
Mainstream Canada and Skuna Bay Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon can now offer three-star salmon, following the Best Aquaculture Practices certification of their exclusive feed provider, EWOS Canada.
Sustainable fish feed researchWorld Fishing | 14 Oct 2013
The US Dartmouth College's Class of 1978 Life Sciences building is using several hundred Nile tilapia in an experiment to develop sustainable fish feed.
Norway to slaughter sea-lice infected salmonWorld Fishing | 10 Oct 2013
As Norway orders the slaughter of two million sea-lice infested farmed salmon, the Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) is questioning whether Scottish Government would ever take similar action.
Plan to rear flies on industrial scale for making fish foodGuardian Unlimited | 04 Oct 2013
South Africa is building a massive insect-rearing factory where thousands of flies will be fattened on food industry leftovers - animal manure, blood and brains from abattoirs – to produce food for farmed fish that will ultimately be eaten by people.
Whisky-fed salmon to boost sustainabilityfishupdate.com | 02 Oct 2013
The whisky and salmon industries in Scotland are about to embark on an innovative new partnership which will convert waste from whisky production into feed for salmon and fish farming.
British finfish projectWorld Fishing | 23 Sep 2013
Aquaculture operators are being given the chance to tender for a new demonstration project in the coastal waters of southwestern England, addressing the sustainable production of marine finfish.
Soybean boostWorld Fishing | 11 Sep 2013
Soybeans are becoming an increasingly important part of sustainable aquaculture, functioning as a popular fish feed ingredient, and could also help the environment, says the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC).