Aquaculture
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Norway extends fish farm permit review by six months
Bjørnar Skjæran, Norway's Fisheries Minister, has extended the deadline for a review of the country's fish farming permit system by a further six months, Fish Information & Services reported.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Philippines to set up commerical scale aquafeed plant in Western Visayas
The Philippines' Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has tapped the expertise of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center - Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) to develop a ₱30 million (US$549,810) commercial-sca ...
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Philippines' agriculture production down for third straight year in 2022
The Philippines' agricultural output remained in negative territory for the third straight year in 2022 as production contracted in three out of the four quarters of last year, government data released on January 25 revealed.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Malaysia's livestock industry needs government incentives to stay strong, say analysts
Government incentives are important to strengthen Malaysia's livestock industry as it plays a major role in sustainable food systems, according to analysts.
Friday, January 20, 2023
King Infra and Atomes Group sign MoU to develop antibiotic-free aquaculture in India
India-based aquaculture firm Kings Infra Ventures Ltd and Canada-based Atomes Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and promote antibiotic-free sustainable and traceable aquaculture in India, Fish Information & ...
Friday, January 20, 2023
Norway-based Aquaculture Research Station opens advanced research facility for onshore fish farming
The Aquaculture Research Station in Tromsøn, Norway, opened one of the world’s most advanced research facilities for onshore fish farming this month.
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Higher feed prices unease Vietnam's pangasius farmers
The price of pangasius feed in Vietnam has continuously increased in recent times, and local pangasius farmers are now facing the risk of loss.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Feed mills can now apply for certification to Aquaculture Stewardship Council's Feed Standard
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced a new milestone with the ASC Feed Standard.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Mowi almost doubled its operating profit in 2022
Mowi, the biggest salmon farmer in the world, announced an operating profit of about EUR 1.005 billion (~US$1.088 billion; EUR 1 = US$1.08) for last year, 92% higher compared to the EUR 522.6 million (~US$565 million) profit in 2021, even t ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Peru approves National Aquaculture Policy
Sandra Belaunde, Peru's Minister of Production, has announced the approval of the National Aquaculture Policy (PNA), a management document prepared over the past seven years to promote aquaculture in the country, Fish Information & Serv ...
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Meghalaya, India, proclaims success in expanding livestock industry
The government of Meghalaya, India, has touted its success in increasing the size of the state's livestock industry over the past five years.
Monday, January 16, 2023
Norway's Kvarøy Arctic unfazed by country's 40% tax proposal on aquaculture
Indre Kvarøy, Norway-based Kvarøy Arctic is moving ahead with several multimillion-dollar projects, despite uncertainties caused by Norway's introduction of a federal 40% tax proposal on aquaculture operations.
Monday, January 16, 2023
Rabobank: Positive trajectory for global shrimp supply in 2023
Rabobank's latest aquaculture report, "What to Expect in the Aquaculture Industry in 2023," found the global shrimp supply is on a positive trajectory.
Monday, January 16, 2023
New managing director of Addcon GmbH and ADDCON EUROPE appointed
Luca Mantovani will be appointed as managing director of Addcon GmbH and ADDCON EUROPE GmbH, effective as of January 9.
Friday, January 13, 2023
Aquaculture firms eyeing expansion in Malta
AJD Tuna and Malta Mariculture are looking to open two tuna pens in Malta, specifically at a north aquaculture zone 4.6 km from Qala in the Gozo region, Fish Information & Services reported.

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