Thursday, March 30, 2023
Norway brings down proposed, controversial tax on salmon, trout farmers' profits
Norway's government aims to levy a 35% resource tax rate on the profits of salmon and trout farmers, down from an initial proposal of 40% which sharply hit fish farming stock prices when announced last year.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Iceland aquaculture shipments totalled US$4.7 billion in 2022
Data from Statistics Iceland showed Iceland's aquaculture shipments totalled ISK 642 billion (~US$4.7 billion; ISK 100 = US$0.73) in 2022, 39% up compared to 2021, Fish Farmer reported.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Indian Immunologicals in partnership to commercially develop fish disease vaccine
Vaccine manufacturer Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL) announced a partnership with the Bhubaneswar, India-based Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) for the commercial development of a vaccine against Hemorrhagic Septicemia whi ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Alsons Aquaculture invests US$3.6 million to expand inland aquaculture project
Philippines' firm Alsons Aquaculture Corporation (AAC) of the Alcantara group will invest PHP 200 million (~US$3.6 million; PHP 10 = US$0.18) to expand its inland-based aquaculture project in Alabel, Sarangani province, south of the country ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Alltech & Finnforel join forces for sustainable aquaculture feed production
Alltech and Finnish circular-economy company Finnforel are joining forces to acquire the Raisioaqua fish feed production facility from Finnish company Raisio.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Mowi's 2022 annual report now online
Mowi annoucned that it has published its 2022 annual report, which can be downloaded online.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Norway-based Probotic develops detection system to stop salmon escapes at net-pens
Narvik, Norway-based aquaculture technology firm Probotic has created a hole-detection system designed to prevent salmon escapes.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Industry coalition welcomes US government agency's commitment to increase US aquaculture production
US industry coalition Stronger America Through Seafood (SATS) submitted a letter of support to the NOAA Fisheries in support of the US agency's Draft National Seafood Strategy during the current public comment period.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Used water from washing uncooked soybeans provides potential nutritional alternative for fish, study finds
Murky wastewater from washing uncooked staples like rice or soybeans may eventually become ‘microbial factories' to grow food for fish at an industrial scale.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Australia's aquaculture sector looks to shift away from using fishmeal
Australia's growing aquaculture industry is trying to end its reliance on fishmeal in order to become more sustainable.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Political party says it will stop Norway's salmon tax if reelected
Norway's Conservative party said it will scrap a controversial salmon tax if reelected in 2025
Monday, March 27, 2023
Aquaculture firm Vinh Hoan Corporation reports 69% profit increase in February
Major Vietnamese aquaculture firm Vinh Hoan Corporation announced its business results for February 2023, with an export revenue of VND 758 billion (~US$32.22 million; VND 1000 = US$0.43), a 29% decrease year-on-year, but a 69% increase com ...
Monday, March 27, 2023
Skretting and HIPRA combine expertise to tackle trout disease
In recognition of the major threat that the highly-infectious bacterial disease Lactococcosis poses to aquaculture in terms of mortalities and production loss, aquafeed producer Skretting Italy and biotech pharmaceutical company HIPRA have ...
Monday, March 27, 2023
AquaBioTech and Chinese partners complete AquaDetector project
Malta-based aquaculture research and development company AquaBioTech Group and Chinese partners, aquaculture firm Mingbo Aquatic and China Agricultural University, have completed the AquaDetector project, SeafoodSource reported.
Friday, March 24, 2023
Maine, US legislative committee votes to stop bill that imposes more regulations on aquaculture sector
A legislative committee voted on March 23 to stop a bill that sought to establish additional regulations on US state Maine's industrial aquaculture sector.

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