Aquaculture
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Iceland halts issuing new salmon farming permits
The Icelandic government has taken the decision to temporarily suspend the issuance of new permits for salmon farming, citing an escalating national discussion surrounding aquaculture, particularly in light of recent incidents, including fi ...
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Lower rainfall places Bangladesh's fish farming in difficult spot
Bangladesh's fisheries sector is facing an alarming downturn due to unpredictable weather conditions — specifically, a lack of sufficient rainfall during the peak season for fish farming.
Monday, September 25, 2023
Philippines sees surge in shrimp and prawn production for 2023
The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) is optimistic about a continued increase in shrimp and prawn production for the year 2023, attributed to substantial investments in research, the adoption of new technologies, and the implement ...
Monday, September 25, 2023
Marine heatwave sparks rise of sea lice in salmon in Scotland, UK
The waters of Scotland, the United Kingdom, have been gripped by an unprecedented Category 4 marine heatwave, causing mass marine mortalities since March this year.
Friday, September 22, 2023
Israeli aquaculture firm to establish US facility in South Carolina
Israel-based aquaculture company Pure Blue Fish plans to set up a zero-discharge recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) in South Carolina, US to raise yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) and croaker, addressing the demand for sustainable seafood p ...
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Laxey raises US$45 million in equity for Icelandic land-based salmon farm
Laxey, formerly Icelandic Land Farmed Salmon, has successfully secured EUR 42 million (~US$45 million; EUR 1 = US$1.07) in the initial phase of its equity fundraising campaign for a land-based salmon farm project in Iceland, SeafoodSouce re ...
Thursday, September 21, 2023
SalMar subsidiary in agreement to use waste heat in aquaculture
Nippon Gases and the SalMar subsidiary SalMar Settefisk have entered into an agreement to use waste heat in aquaculture.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Iceland suspends aquaculture permits amid industry and environmental concerns
In response to the burgeoning aquaculture industry and mounting concerns about its impact on local fish stocks, the Icelandic government has suspended further aquaculture permits, following years of rapid growth in fish farming, which has s ...
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
INVE Aquaculture, Aris introduce automated food counting tool for fish production
INVE Aquaculture and Aris have collaborated to introduce SnappArt, a revolutionary automated live food counting tool set to transform the way fish and shrimp growths are managed.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Cambodia exports first batch of aquaculture products to China
Cambodia has successfully shipped its first batch of aquaculture products directly to China, a significant step in bilateral cooperation between the two nations, The Phnom Penh Post reported.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Potential government action threatens to scale down salmon industry in Tasmania, Australia
The salmon farming trade of Tasmania, Australia, is under threat following a debate in Australia's federal parliament over the $1.3 billion industry.
Monday, September 18, 2023
Azerbaijan fish farm becomes first sturgeon caviar producer to achieve BAP certification
Azerbaijan Fish Farm LLC has attained the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, making it the world's first sturgeon breeding farm with a specialised focus on caviar production to earn this recognition, Global Seafood Alliance (GS ...
Monday, September 18, 2023
Net profits dropped over 25% for Blumar in Q2
Chile-based Blumar's Q2 2023 net profits fell over 25% as its fishing operations performed solidly but not enough to make up for the company's lackluster performance in its salmon-farming segment.
Monday, September 18, 2023
VIV MEA 2023 to be held alongside Horti Agri Next MEA in Abu Dhabi, UAE
VIV MEA 2023 and Horti Agri Next MEA 2023 (HAN MEA) will be held on November 20-22 at the ADNEC Venue in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, and are poised to emerge as pivotal events within the Abu Dhabi Agriculture Food and Security Week ...
Friday, September 15, 2023
Fresh salmon prices show first uptick in two months
The declining trend in fresh salmon prices may be reversing, with the most recent data from Statistics Norway revealing a 2.2% increase in prices during week 36, the first price increase in over two months and suggests a potential change in ...

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