Category Archives: Ecuador

SSP: Shrimp Partnership establishes “FEED WORKING GROUP” as supply chain integration will help drive improvements

Continue reading SSP: Shrimp Partnership establishes “FEED WORKING GROUP” as supply chain integration will help drive improvements

MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

Continue reading MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

SUSTAINABLE Shrimp Partnership sees new U.S. SIMP transparency as “significant milestone in empowering consumers to choose shrimp grown to highest standards”

Continue reading SUSTAINABLE Shrimp Partnership sees new U.S. SIMP transparency as “significant milestone in empowering consumers to choose shrimp grown to highest standards”

SHRIMP farming: New CEO-led initiative (SSP) launches with commitment to highest standards (e.g. ASC), “fully traceable & with zero antibiotics”

Continue reading SHRIMP farming: New CEO-led initiative (SSP) launches with commitment to highest standards (e.g. ASC), “fully traceable & with zero antibiotics”

NEW industry group in South America to work toward sustainable squid production; SFP lent logistical support

Continue reading NEW industry group in South America to work toward sustainable squid production; SFP lent logistical support

88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

Continue reading 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

STRATEGIC entry: BioMar “takes a leap into the world of shrimp” by acquiring ‘high end’ Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa

Continue reading STRATEGIC entry: BioMar “takes a leap into the world of shrimp” by acquiring ‘high end’ Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer Alimentsa

TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents

Continue reading TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents

SKRETTING hails shrimp growth breakthrough: “Could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and across Latin America”, FCR reduced by 50%… – Trial

Continue reading SKRETTING hails shrimp growth breakthrough: “Could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and across Latin America”, FCR reduced by 50%… – Trial

STRICT catch limits to save bluefin tuna are needed in the Pacific, WWF tells IATCC; “Majority of catches are juveniles”

Continue reading STRICT catch limits to save bluefin tuna are needed in the Pacific, WWF tells IATCC; “Majority of catches are juveniles”

Researchers discover new fish virus that threatens global tilapia stocks: TiLV; “Building a vaccine would save billions of dollars”

Continue reading Researchers discover new fish virus that threatens global tilapia stocks: TiLV; “Building a vaccine would save billions of dollars”

“FAILURE to adopt recovery plan threatens survival of Pacific bluefin tuna” – WWF condemns IATTC’s “inability” to reduce 50% overfishing

Continue reading “FAILURE to adopt recovery plan threatens survival of Pacific bluefin tuna” – WWF condemns IATTC’s “inability” to reduce 50% overfishing

EASTERN Pacific fisheries commission ‘needs plans for Bluefin tuna recovery & reduced fishing capacity’; ‘At least 50% over optimal scientifically recommended level’ says WWF

Continue reading EASTERN Pacific fisheries commission ‘needs plans for Bluefin tuna recovery & reduced fishing capacity’; ‘At least 50% over optimal scientifically recommended level’ says WWF

“We’re investing in aquaculture because we think – we know – we know that this is going to be an industry that is going to be feeding soy to the fish” – USSEC Director

Continue reading “We’re investing in aquaculture because we think – we know – we know that this is going to be an industry that is going to be feeding soy to the fish” – USSEC Director

U.S. Soybean Export Council starts GLOBALG.A.P. certification program for shrimp producers in Ecuador

Continue reading U.S. Soybean Export Council starts GLOBALG.A.P. certification program for shrimp producers in Ecuador

WORLD’s Top 10 import markets buy ~1.3 million tonnes of shrimp in Q1-Q3 2014; Large-sized shrimp supply expected to be ‘low’ in Q1 2015

Continue reading WORLD’s Top 10 import markets buy ~1.3 million tonnes of shrimp in Q1-Q3 2014; Large-sized shrimp supply expected to be ‘low’ in Q1 2015

TUNA imports to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) & volume (−1%) in January to September 2014

The value of EU tuna imports amounted to EUR 2,74 billion in 2013, a 10% increase over 2012. In the same year, import volumes increased 2% over 2012, ending at 665.000 tonnes.  January to September 2014, imports of tuna to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) and volume (−1%) from the corresponding period in 2013.  The main group in import volume and value to the EU was miscellaneous tunas. This group accounted for 80% of total import volume in 2013. More than 80% of this was canned tuna, and the rest consisted of prepared and preserved loins. Continue reading TUNA imports to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) & volume (−1%) in January to September 2014