Thursday, December 7, 2023
Mass culling of salmon at SalMar farm to mitigate jellyfish invasion
SalMar, a major Norwegian salmon farming company, has culled approximately 1.2 million salmon at its Ørnfjordbotn, Senja, Norway-based salmon farm, due to an influx of Apolemia uvaria, a species of string jellyfish known for its venomo ...
Monday, December 4, 2023
10 finalists chosen in Future of Fish Feed krill replacement challenge
The Future of Fish Feed (F3) has unveiled the 10 companies selected to compete in its krill replacement challenge, marking the latest effort to drive innovation in the aquaculture feed ingredient sector, SeafoodSource reported.
Friday, December 1, 2023
South Korea's Agro-Fisheries Corp re-tenders for non-GMO soybeans
South Korea's state-backed Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp has cancelled an international tender for the acquisition of approximately 50,000 metric tonnes of food-quality non-GMO soybeans, and issued a new tender for the same volume, a ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Equipment failure at salmon farm in Nova Scotia, Canada, left 100,000 fish dead
An equipment failure killed 100,000 Atlantic salmon worth $5 million at a Sustainable Blue land-based salmon farm in Nova Scotia, Canada, earlier this month, Sustainable Blue said November 28.
Monday, November 27, 2023
Experts promote floating fish feed for enhanced aquaculture nutrition in Nagapattinam, India
In a bid to improve nutritional intake and digestion for aquaculture in the coastal delta region, experts from Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), part of India's National Agricultural Research System, have promoted the use of floating fish feed in ...
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Philippines records strong aquaculture growth in Q3 fisheries production
Domestic aquaculture took the lead in the Philippines' overall fisheries production in Q3 2023, constituting 51.8% of the total output, based on data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), The Manila Times 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 ...
Monday, November 20, 2023
EU investment in fish farming did not get "tangible results," auditors say
The European Union's investment in fish farming, worth more than €1 billion (US$1.1 billion) in EU funds over seven years, has failed to deliver "tangible results" in the aquaculture sector, according to the European Court o ...
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Yield10 Bioscience and BioMar aim to grow fish oil on land
Yield10 Bioscience and BioMar Group have signed an agreement to form a long-term partnership to commercialise a camelina crop containing enriched levels of EPA and DHA equal to fish oil.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
AquaPolis programme aims to boost Singapore fish farming
In a bid to enhance Singapore's aquaculture sector, local scientists are embarking on the AquaPolis Programme, which focuses on three key fish species: barramundi (Asian sea bass), red snapper, and marine tilapia, The Straits Times reported ...
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
New Chinese fish farm system powered by wind and sun goes into operation
China has deployed what's claimed to be the world's first integrated floating wind, solar and fish farming system.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
China's fishmeal shortage throws producers into turmoil
In early July this year, the pre-sale reference price of Peruvian CNF fishmeal for the new season was US$2150/tonne, and the price of Peruvian super-grade fishmeal in China was in the range of ¥18,400-18,500/tonne (US$2,571-2,585), 40- ...
Monday, October 23, 2023
Sarawak, Malaysia, aims to boost aquaculture fish production through programme
Government organisations in Sarawak, Malaysia - namely, Sarawak Fisheries Department and Sarawak Marine Fisheries Department - hope to increase aquaculture fish production through the "Rasa-Rasa Akuakultur" programme and various o ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Official pushes for "innovative approach" to Philippines' research of development and extension of agriculture, fisheries
The Philippines needs to invest more in research for development and extension (R4DE) to unlock the potential of the agriculture and fisheries sector, according to the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR).
Monday, October 16, 2023
Mariculture parks along coastal districts could drive India's fish production, according to proposal
India's ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has proposed that mariculture parks be set up across coastal districts in the country to enhance fish production and meet growing demand for food and nutrition in the coming y ...

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