Sustainability key to Chilean fisheriesWorld Fishing | 14 May 2013
Chile's Vice Minister of Fishing, Pablo Galilea, has announced that Chile has plans to maintain its position as a world power in fisheries and aquaculture, and believes that his countrys new fisheries law is just the tool to help Chile achieve this goal, reports Carly Wills.
Call for Scottish Government to publish weekly sea-lice countfishupdate.com | 10 May 2013
THE Salmon & Trout Association Scotland (S&TAS) has demanded, in advance of next week's Stage 3 debate on the Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill, that the Scottish Government should publish weekly sea-lice count data relating to each salmon farm in Scotland by law.
Aquaculture researchers cooperateWorld Fishing | 09 May 2013
Europe's leading aquaculture researchers gathered for the second annual meeting of the Aquaculture Infrastructure for Excellence in European Fish Research (AQUAEXCEL) project last month in a bid to improve the efficiency of aquaculture production.
Challenging times for South KoreaWorld Fishing | 09 May 2013
South Korea's fishing industry is navigating a challenging period as the government seeks a further reduction in fishing boat numbers along with further expansion of aquaculture production to ensure the long term sustainability of the fisheries sector, reports David Hayes.
Nova Scotia to develop new aquaculture regulationsWorld Fishing | 02 May 2013
The Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Agriculture is planning to develop a new regulatory framework for the aquaculture industry through consultations with Nova Scotians.
First US steelhead trout farm BAP certifiedWorld Fishing | 30 Apr 2013
Pacific Seafood Group's steelhead trout farm on the Columbia River has become the first US steelhead trout or salmon farm to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification.
New fund for more responsible shrimpWorld Fishing | 26 Apr 2013
The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) has launched the Farmers in Transition (FIT) Fund at the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels.
Aquaculture organisations sign MoUWorld Fishing | 26 Apr 2013
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and GLOBALG.A.P. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), agreeing to work collaboratively to increase efficiency and reduce duplication in the auditing process.
ASC hosts update meetingWorld Fishing | 25 Apr 2013
The latest Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Update meeting was held during the European Seafood Exposition 2013.
ASC says first salmon will soon be certificatedfishupdate.com | 24 Apr 2013
A growing number of independent and trained certifiers are ready to start their audits. By the end of the year salmon products with the ASC logo for responsibly farmed will appear on the market.
Colombia to host LACQUA 13fishupdate.com | 16 Apr 2013
Colombia opens its doors to the world's aquaculture and to host LACQUA 13 taking place from the 8th to the 11th of October of 2013. It is expected that LACQUA 13 will be a huge success that will set precedent for the aquaculture in the Latin-American and the Caribbean region.
ISS7 to begin where ISS6 left offfishupdate.com | 16 Apr 2013
With a Chinese delegation exceeding 50-strong and a 'China Zone' being planned for the tradeshow, the 7th International Symposium on Sturgeons (ISS7) is well positioned build on the scientific and technical advancements from ISS6 in Wuhan China, as well as to facilitate access to Chinese products and markets through the tradeshow connections.
Aquaculture demand to exceed $63bn in 2017World Fishing | 28 Mar 2013
New research from market research firm The Freedonia Group, Inc. expects world demand for aquaculture supplies and equipment to grow 7.4% per year to $63.6 billion in 2017 at the farm gate level.
Fish farm application rejectedWorld Fishing | 21 Mar 2013
The Nova Scotia government has not approved an application by Snow Island Salmon for a new salmon aquaculture site in Shoal Bay, near Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, following a 22-month-long review process.