Aquaculture
Friday, August 26, 2022
Prudent use of fishmeal, fish oil could determine future expansion of salmon production, study states
A new study outlines how reducing the amount of marine-derived natural resources, such as fishmeal and fish oil, in the diet of farmed Atlantic salmon will allow the sector to keep growing into the next century.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Malaysian agriculture minister highlights importance of disease control in aquaculture
The management and control of diseases is an important factor that should be taken note of by Malaysia's aquaculture industry players, said the country's Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries, Datuk Seri Dr. Ronald Kiandee.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Rare Earth Global receives funding to look into using hemp seeds in salmon diets
Rare Earth Global, a grower of industrial hemp for a range of sustainable products, has received £50,000 (US$59,048) in funding from the UK Seafood Innovation Fund (SIF) to explore how hemp seeds could be integrated into the diets of f ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Vietnam aims to produce 5.6 million tonnes of farmed seafood yearly by 2025
Vietnam has rolled out a plan to significantly increase its aquaculture production.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Public consultation sought for draft of Ireland's 2030 sustainable aquaculture development plan
Stakeholders are being invited to make submissions on a draft of Ireland's National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2030.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Tassal accepts takeover offer by Cooke
Tassal Group (TGR.AX) said on August 16 it had accepted a A$5.23 (US$3.61) per share takeover offer from Canadian aquaculture company Cooke Inc, giving the Australia-based salmon producer an enterprise value of A$1.70 billion (US$1.19 billi ...
Monday, August 22, 2022
Scotland, UK salmon farming industry to face rising pressure over greenhouse gas emissions
The salmon farming industry in Scotland, the United Kingdom, will come under increasing scrutiny and strain due to greenhouse gas emissions, experts warn.
Monday, August 22, 2022
BioMar achieves record Q2 2022 results
BioMar reported year-on-year volume sales up by 9% and an increase in revenue by 42%.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Salmar Aker Ocean's fish farm in Norway possibly limited to initial biomass of 9,000 tonnes of salmon
Salmar Aker Ocean's pioneering offshore fish farm in Norway should be limited to holding a maximum biomass of 9,000 tonnes of salmon during its first production cycle, according to the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet).
Saturday, August 20, 2022
British Columbia, Canada salmon association debunks link between wild salmon returns and active salmon farms
The BC (British Columbia, Canada) Salmon Farmers Association released recent data showing that there's no relationship between wild salmon returns and active salmon farms following recent media statements by activists claiming such a link.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Saudi Arabia looks at $4 billion worth of investments for aquaculture sector
Saudi Arabia's National Fisheries Development Programme (NFDP), which was led by Dr. Ali Al-Shaikhi, plans to attract $4 billion in investments in the aquaculture sector as part of the country's Vision 2030 initiative to diversify the Saudi ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Scotland, UK salmon trade body write to prime minister potentials, highlight need for support
The trade body for salmon farmers in Scotland, the United Kingdom, has written to UK prime minister potentials Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to highlight government action needed to support vital growth.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
JBS Australia sees better financial results in Q2
JBS Australia recorded improved financial results in the second quarter ended June 30.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
BioMar and Síldarvinnslan to build net-zero aquafeed facility in Iceland
BioMar Group and Síldarvinnslan have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a modern high-tech aquafeed production facility in Iceland.
Monday, August 15, 2022
Companies to grow seaweed in South Australia-based trial on cutting fish farming's carbon emissions
Clean Seas, an aquaculture company, is growing seaweed to reduce the environmental impact of fish farming and livestock, and is working with another aquaculture company, CH4 Global, to grow asparagopsis seaweed at its Arno Bay, South Austra ...

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