Aquaculture
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Washington state, US bans fish farming net pens
The US state of Washington has banned fish farming using net pens in state waters due to possible danger to struggling native salmon, Fish Information & Services reported.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Organisations urge for independent review of decision by Washington, US to cancel Cooke's steelhead net-pen leases
The National Fisheries Institute, the National Aquaculture Association and the Northwest Aquaculture Alliance are calling for an independent review of a decision by the US state of Washington to cancel two net-pen leases for steelhead farms ...
Monday, November 21, 2022
DSM, ACC launched HiPhorius phytase in Seoul, South Korea
ACC and DSM Korea have recently launched HiPhorius at Olympic Parktel in Seoul, South Korea, last October.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Organisations call for provisions for animal health within G20-backed fund
Members and supporters of the Action for Animal Health coalition have published an open letter urging the World Bank to include provisions for animal health services within its G20 Summit-backed Pandemic Fund.
Friday, November 18, 2022
More than a tonne of antibiotics allegedly used at salmon farms in southern Tasmania, Australia
More than a tonne of antibiotics was used to control a potentially deadly fish disease at two salmon farms in southern Tasmania, Australia, earlier this year, but the companies and government made no public announcements at the time.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Aller Aqua's product portfolio now labelled as 'CO2-equivalents' according to standard
Aller Aqua announced this month that it has achieved a significant milestone in August 2021 by becoming the first fish feed company to be verified to label its entire product portfolio as 'CO2-equivalents' according to the PEFCR standard.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Shrimp output in Thailand halved from peak this year, will import to meet demand
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said Thailand's shrimp production has halved from its peak in 2022 due to the spread of diseases, with the Thai government expected to import shrimp to meet domestic demand ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Norway's proposed aquaculture tax blamed for SalMar's decision to retrench employees
Norway-based seafood group SalMar will retrench 851 employees, blaming the country's planned aquaculture tax for the move.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Hybrid aquaculture solar system model is effective sustainable energy solution for Pakistan
Zhu Zhenhua, leader of the "Baodao Village" Aquafarm-PV Power Generation Hybrid Project, said Pakistan is ideal for adopting the Chinese Fishery-Solar Hybrid model, which combines aquaculture and solar power generation at the same ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
China is the major export market for Vietnamese pangasius this year
Vietnam has exported US$2.06 billion worth of pangasius so far this year, 60% up year-on-year, with China the key export market for the fish, surpassing the US, Fish Information & Services reported.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Investments in climate-smart agriculture innovations can increase smallholder farmers' resilience, say agriculture leaders at COP27
Accelerated investments in climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation, spearheaded through the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) initiative will benefit smallholder farmers in developing countries in be ...
Monday, November 14, 2022
NZ King Salmon permitted to set up New Zealand's first open-ocean finfish site
NZ King Salmon, the world's largest aquaculture producer of the premium King salmon species, has been given the green light to establish the first open-ocean finfish site in New Zealand.
Friday, November 11, 2022
US Grains Council highlights inclusion of higher protein corn co-products in shrimp diets at event in Ecuador
The US Grains Council is finding ways to include distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in nutrition conversations as the shrimp sector in Ecuador continues to grow.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Inflation affecting imports of Vietnam pangasius in various markets
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said they can see that all food and seafood industries, including pangasius, have been severely impacted by inflation, even after the country's pangasius exports reached nea ...
Thursday, November 10, 2022
South Korea invests US$1.2 million to boost Sri Lanka's shrimp aquaculture sector
South Korea has invested US$1.2 million through the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to boost the shrimp aquaculture sector in Sri Lanka over a three year period, Fish Information & Services reported.

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