Thursday, May 9, 2024
Reducing use and improved monitoring can help tackle antimicrobial pollution from livestock, fish farming
While the use of antimicrobial drugs in farmed animals and in aquaculture has decreased over the past few years in Europe, the on-going presence of antimicrobial residues in the environment poses risks to ecosystems and human health, accord ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Singapore scientists develop sustainable fish feed from soybean processing wastewater
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore, have achieved a breakthrough in sustainable aquaculture by replacing half of the fishmeal protein in farmed Asian seabass diets ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Import suspension boosts aquaculture sector, says Philippines' fish cage operators
Fish cage operators in the Philippines said that the recent suspension of certain pelagic fish imports, aimed at preventing stock diversion to wet markets, will provide a significant opportunity for the local aquaculture industry to thrive, ...
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Chilean salmon industry launches project to combat bacterial infections in farmed fish
Inspired by the fight against COVID-19, Chilean salmon producers have partnered with the government to address bacterial infection challenges in farmed fish through the "Yelcho" initiative, Fish Farmer reported.
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Vietnam's fishery exports surge in Q1, led by growth in US, China, and Japan markets
In the first quarter of this year, China, the US, and Japan emerged as the top importers of Vietnam's fishery products, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), Vietnam Plus reported.
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Philippines' Agriculture Secretary defends fish import ban amid industry concerns
Philippines' Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr has justified his decision to prohibit the importation of certain fish species, asserting that it will not hinder the production of canned fish, particularly mackerel, GMA News repo ...
Monday, April 1, 2024
Fish facility to drive production of Cambodia's aquaculture industry
An extensive facility in the Peamro district of Prey Veng province, Cambodia, is producing tens of thousands of fish hatchlings to support the country's aquaculture industry.
Monday, March 25, 2024
TARS 2024 returns to Thailand with renewed focus on Asia's finfish aquaculture
The organisers of The Aquaculture Roundtable Series® (TARS) have announced that the theme for the event's 13th edition is "Finfish Aquaculture: Steering an Industry into Focus".
Friday, March 1, 2024
Maine, US aquaculture lease processing bill sparks controversy among fishermen
The Department of Marine Resources in Maine, US, has proposed a bill aimed at streamlining the processing of aquaculture leases, sparking debate among fishermen and community groups across the state, National Fishermen reported.
Thursday, February 29, 2024
Philippines expects WTO to address fishing and agriculture for sustainability
The Philippines anticipates that ministers at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will negotiate agreements focused on the fishing and agriculture sectors, aiming to enhance sustainability and food security, according to a government officia ...
Friday, February 16, 2024
Canada's fisheries department accused of "gross mismanagement" of aquaculture in British Columbia
An Indigenous-led group in Canada is criticising what it says is the "gross mismanagement" of aquaculture in British Columbia by the country's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), as it called for a separation of its regulato ...
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, February 9, 2024
Improved infrastructure, expanding agro-industry expected to drive Philippines fisheries production's rebound
Fisheries production in the Philippines is expected to rebound in 2024 on the back of enhancements to supporting infrastructure and an initiative to develop agro-industrial estates focused on fisheries products, analysts said.
Friday, January 26, 2024
US study identifies policy solutions for balanced growth in aquaculture and small-scale fisheries
In a comprehensive study from Stanford University in California, United States, researchers delved into the intricate dynamics between aquaculture investments and small-scale fisheries, focusing on the need for thoughtful policy changes to ...
Monday, January 15, 2024
Norway approves GM rapeseed oil for use in fish feed
Norway's Food and Safety Authority (NFSA) has authorised a genetically modified rapeseed oil made by Nuseed for use in fish feed, making it the first bioengineered commodity approved in the country.

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