Aquaculture
Monday, July 15, 2024
China converts LNG byproducts into fish farms in sustainable energy initiative
China is pioneering an innovative approach to sustainable energy use by transforming the icy byproducts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) stations into thriving fish farms, China News Service reported.
Friday, July 12, 2024
US seafood industry coalition pushes for offshore aquaculture legislation
More than 50 companies, organisations, and individuals connected to the US seafood industry have signed a letter urging an important US Congressional committee to consider three bills related to offshore aquaculture, Fishfarmingexpert repor ...
Friday, July 12, 2024
Australis Aquaculture to invest additional $800 million into Vietnamese aquaculture
US-based Australis Aquaculture revealed in mid-June that it was ready to inject a further $800 million into Vietnam's sustainable aquaculture over the coming years.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
dsm-firmenich launches Sustell shrimp module
dsm-firmenich has recently launched a shrimp module for Sustell™, allowing shrimp farmers to map and reduce the full environmental footprint of their operations, and meet environmental sustainability targets.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
COFI36 begins in Rome, Italy to address global fisheries and aquaculture challenges
The 36th Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI36) began at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NGOs urge Norway to stop imports of African fishmeal
A group of non-governmental organisations, including Oceana and Greenpeace, are calling on the Norwegian government to ban imports of African fishmeal.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Salmon producer in Chile faces charges for overproduction
Chile's Superintendence of the Environment (SMA) has filed charges against salmon-farming firm Multi X for overproduction at its Cholga production center, located in the Las Guaitecas National Reserve in the southern Aysén region of th ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Merck Animal Health completes acquisition of Elanco's aqua business
Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the US and Canada, a division of Merck & Co, Rahway, New Jersey, US, announced the completion of its acquisition of the aqua business of Elanco Animal Health Incorporated.
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
AI revolutionises gender sorting in salmon aquaculture
Some aquaculture companies have turned to artificial intelligence (AI) to automate gender identification in salmon aquaculture operations, a difficult task especially when dealing with immature fish, with tiny smolts being the hardest to cl ...
Monday, July 8, 2024
Norwegian fresh salmon prices continue to decline
The summer slump in Norwegian fresh salmon prices shows no sign of letting up, according to the latest official figures, Fish Farmer reported.
Friday, July 5, 2024
Feed mill in Spuz, Montenegro, welcomes new owners, gets fresh investment
Montenegrin agricultural firm Agromont and its Serbian counterpart, Agroglobe, are the new co-owners of an animal feed mill in Spuz, Montenegro, and are investing €1.5 million (US$1.6 million) to upgrade production, the government in ...
Friday, July 5, 2024
Bluefront Equity fund acquires company that provides digital solutions for Norwegian fish farmers
Bluefront Capital II, the second fund managed by seafood investor Bluefront Equity, has bought Fiizk Digital AS for an undisclosed sum.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
US-based Superior Fresh to acquire AquaBounty's salmon farm for US$9.5 million
Superior Fresh, a Wisconsin, US-based producer of salmon, has agreed to purchase AquaBounty's land-based salmon farm in Albany, Indiana, US for US$9.5 million, Fishfarmingexpert reported.
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Fish production in Zimbabwe rose to 33,000 metric tons in past 1.5 years
Zimbabwe's fish output has increased from 20,000 metric tonnes to 33,000 metric tonnes annually during the past 1.5 years.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Norwegian seafood export growth stalls amid falling salmon prices
The Norwegian seafood export boom has ground to a halt, as figures from the country's Seafood Council showed that overseas sales in the first six months of this year fell by NOK 1.6 billion (US$150 million), or 2% to NOK 80.6 billion (US$7. ...

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