Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Concerns raised over antibiotic residues found near salmon farms in Tasmania, Australia
Tassal, the leading salmon company in Tasmania, Australia, has acknowledged the presence of antibiotic residues in wild fish near one of its salmon farms, detailed in two recent reports from the country's Environment Protection Authority (E ...
Monday, February 19, 2024
Norway embraces GMO canola oil for sustainable salmon farming
Norway has approved the use of genetically modified (GMO) canola oil in its aquaculture industry, signalling a shift towards sustainable fish farming practices, BNN Breaking reported.
Monday, February 19, 2024
Ireland-based salmon producer CCET completes nearly US$600,000 investment
Connemara, Ireland-based farmed salmon producer Cill Chiaráin Éisc Teoranta (CCET) has completed a substantial €543,000 (US$581,891) investment with support from Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) funding.
Friday, February 16, 2024
AquaBounty plans sale of Indiana, US salmon farm to fund Ohio project
AquaBounty Technologies intends to sell its land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) salmon farm in Indiana, US, as part of a strategy to raise funds for its Ohio-based project, SeafoodSource reported.
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Salmon Tasmania: No scientific proof to end aquaculture in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, Australia
Salmon Tasmania, a salmon farmer organisation in Tasmania, Australia, has publicly released its submission to the Australian federal government's review of a 2012 decision on salmon farming in Macquarie Harbour.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Report reveals impact of Norwegian salmon industry on West African fisheries
A recent report by environmental organisations showed the significant impact of the Norwegian salmon industry on West African fisheries, highlighting concerns over sustainability and livelihoods in the region, SeafoodSource reported.
Friday, January 26, 2024
US$1.9 million funding fuels research for oral vaccine to combat sea lice in farmed salmon
A ground-breaking initiative, backed by GBP 1.5 million (US$1.9 million) in funding, seeks to develop an oral vaccine to address the pervasive issue of sea lice in farmed Atlantic salmon, Global Seafood Alliance reported.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
GeoSalmo secures US$14.6 million funding for land-based salmon farming project
GeoSalmo, an Iceland-based aquaculture company, has successfully closed a substantial financing round, securing EUR 13.4 million (US$14.6 million) from investors spanning Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and the Netherlands, Arctic Startup reported ...
Friday, January 5, 2024
Iceland engulfed in debate over impact of farmed salmon escapes on wild cousins
A discussion has erupted in Iceland following claims by fisheries expert Gunnar Davidsson that escaped farmed salmon may not significantly harm their wild counterparts, Fish Farmer reported.
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
GeoSalmo secures US$14.6 million for land-based salmon farm project in Iceland
Land-based salmon company GeoSalmo has successfully raised ISK 2 billion (US$14.6 million) for its large-scale fish farm project in Iceland, Fish Farmer reported.
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Salmon welfare scorecard by NGO seeks to encourage transparency in salmon industry
UK-based Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has released the first edition of its new salmon welfare scorecard.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Plans for US$96 million salmon farm in England, UK, recommended for approval
Plans for a £75 million (US$95 million) onshore salmon farm in Cleethorpes, England, the United Kingdom, have been recommended for approval, despite objections.
Monday, November 27, 2023
Rizhao, China invests in US$137 million salmon industrial innovation base
Rizhao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong province, has invested in a CNY 1 billion (US$137.1 million) new salmon industrial innovation base in Lanshan district to elevate the city's marine economy, China Daily reported.
Monday, November 20, 2023
Australia signals possible salmon farming restrictions in Tasmania amid threats to endangered fish
Australia's Environment Minister, Tanya Plibersek, has issued a warning that salmon-farm licensing in Tasmania could be under reconsideration, in response to growing concerns about the decline of the endangered species of fish, Maugean skat ...
Thursday, November 16, 2023
AKVA Group highlights impact of Norway salmon tax on business activities
In its third-quarter results presentation, Norway-based AKVA Group, a leading aquaculture services and solutions provider, has raised concerns about the adverse effects of the Norwegian salmon tax on both sea-based and land-based operations ...

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