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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.
Oyster patent wins professor Inventor of the Year AwardWorld Fishing | 03 Dec 2013
Professor Stan Allen of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and colleague Ximing Guo from Rutgers University have received the Inventor of the Year Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame.
Aquaculture,to develop renewable energy.fishupdate.com | 02 Dec 2013
A new three year research project will see aquaculture, agriculture and biogas sectors working together to develop renewable energy.
Arabian Gulf countries to expand fisheries sectorWorld Fishing | 28 Nov 2013
Efforts to boost fisheries development are gaining pace in various parts of the Arabian Gulf as governments in various countries launch initiatives to protect and restock the Gulfs heavily exploited marine fishery resources.
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.
Crab Council receives grantWorld Fishing | 21 Nov 2013
The National Fisheries Institute's Crab Council has been given a grant by Sea Pact, an alliance of seafood distributors that is donating to four organisations working in seafood sustainability to further special initiatives.
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.
Peru implements supply chain monitoring programmeWorld Fishing | 12 Nov 2013
Peru's Ministry of Production (Produce) is implementing a new Surveillance and Control of Fisheries and Aquaculture Programme for the entire aquatic resources production chain, in order to strengthen supervision and combat illegal fishing in the sector.
MSPs meet with their Irish counterpartsfishupdate.com | 07 Nov 2013
MSPs on the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee today met with their Irish counterparts to discuss Scotland's experience of sustaining coastal and island communities.
UK farms sore over French oyster herpesThe Independent UK | 03 Nov 2013
Not since the signing of the Entente Cordiale have relations between Britain and France - gastronomically speaking, at least – been so strained. The battleground: estuaries and waterways that are home to the prized oysters that are shucked with increasing enthusiasm on both sides of the Channel. The trigger: a nasty case of herpes.
First mussel farm BAP certifiedWorld Fishing | 01 Nov 2013
Atlantic Aqua Farms, based in Prince Edward Island, Canada, has become the world's first mussel farm to receive Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification since the completion of the mussel farm standards in August.
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.
Coral Triangle Reef Fisheries Valued at US$3 BillionInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) | 15 Oct 2013
The Coral Triangle Initiative has released a new study titled 'The Economics of Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Coral Triangle,' commissioned to estimate the cost to protect and conserve Coral Triangle Ecosystems. The report estimates that reef fish are worth US$3 billion, and that coral reef ecosystems provide fisheries employment for about 15 million small-scale entities.