Category Archives: 2013 Retrospectives

“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

Continue reading “€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

Continue reading SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

‘LISTENING to the Harbour’: Macquarie Harbour environmental monitoring and aquaculture-linked challenges described by IMAS scientist

Continue reading ‘LISTENING to the Harbour’: Macquarie Harbour environmental monitoring and aquaculture-linked challenges described by IMAS scientist

WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

Continue reading WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

UPDATED F.I.F.O. calculation by IFFO shows more salmonids produced than fish consumed in 2015: “For the first time FIFO figures for salmonids are below 1…”

Continue reading UPDATED F.I.F.O. calculation by IFFO shows more salmonids produced than fish consumed in 2015: “For the first time FIFO figures for salmonids are below 1…”

“A disgrace” – The Herald publishes figures of mortalities disposed-of by Scottish salmon farming industry (per firm): 22.5 million fish in 2016…

Continue reading “A disgrace” – The Herald publishes figures of mortalities disposed-of by Scottish salmon farming industry (per firm): 22.5 million fish in 2016…

NEW scientific report shows positive economic trends for EU fishing fleet; 16% increase in 2013-2015 gross value added

Continue reading NEW scientific report shows positive economic trends for EU fishing fleet; 16% increase in 2013-2015 gross value added

ICELANDIC authorities reveal “inconsistency with previously published results”: Profitability in fishing and fish processing 2015 — Revised report

Continue reading ICELANDIC authorities reveal “inconsistency with previously published results”: Profitability in fishing and fish processing 2015 — Revised report

~10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management – UBC’s Sea Around Us

Continue reading ~10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management – UBC’s Sea Around Us

New FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (issue #56 – April 2017) is out

Continue reading New FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (issue #56 – April 2017) is out

OF ALASKAN politics, Walmart, U.S. ‘sustainable seafood’ definition(s), and the ‘creation of a stakeholder supported solution’… GSSI

Continue reading OF ALASKAN politics, Walmart, U.S. ‘sustainable seafood’ definition(s), and the ‘creation of a stakeholder supported solution’… GSSI

RELYING on old data can be misleading: Downward farmed fish escapees trends in Norway; BUT “unreported escapes” are suspected…

Continue reading RELYING on old data can be misleading: Downward farmed fish escapees trends in Norway; BUT “unreported escapes” are suspected…

ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

Continue reading ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

Continue reading NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

Continue reading FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

“BREXIT could create a sea of opportunity for our coastal communities; EU catches more fish in UK waters than the British!” – Scots fishers

nafc-marine-centre-fish-landings-from-uk-eez-11-10-2016-report

Continue reading “BREXIT could create a sea of opportunity for our coastal communities; EU catches more fish in UK waters than the British!” – Scots fishers

GAA hails record number of new BAP-certified facilities in June 2016: +22% in H1 2016

Continue reading GAA hails record number of new BAP-certified facilities in June 2016: +22% in H1 2016

GLOBAL per capita fish consumption rises above 20 kg per year YET “the state of the world’s marine resources has not improved”

Continue reading GLOBAL per capita fish consumption rises above 20 kg per year YET “the state of the world’s marine resources has not improved”

U.S. SALMON import volumes of Scottish salmon plunged by 20 % in 2015 Vs. 2014; Canadian salmon up 70%, Norwegian up 42%…

Continue reading U.S. SALMON import volumes of Scottish salmon plunged by 20 % in 2015 Vs. 2014; Canadian salmon up 70%, Norwegian up 42%…

GLOBAL farmed salmon production expected to dip by 6.8% in 2016 (-21% for Chile); Chile will not recover pre-algal bloom levels till after 2020

Continue reading GLOBAL farmed salmon production expected to dip by 6.8% in 2016 (-21% for Chile); Chile will not recover pre-algal bloom levels till after 2020