Category Archives: Pacific

EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

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Government, First Nations chart path for aquaculture in Broughton Archipelago

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“THOUSANDS of direct and indirect jobs anticipated”…  Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA yellowtail kingfish operations

Continue reading “THOUSANDS of direct and indirect jobs anticipated”…  Green light for jobs with Huon Aquaculture to set up WA yellowtail kingfish operations

“LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

Continue reading “LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

Continue reading LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

Marine Harvest Q2 2018 Trading update: 78,500 tonnes of farmed salmon harvested; Below 82,000t guide

Continue reading Marine Harvest Q2 2018 Trading update: 78,500 tonnes of farmed salmon harvested; Below 82,000t guide

THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

Continue reading THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

“NEW approach” by BC Gov’t re. salmon farming tenures, “establishing key criteria for tenures past 2022”; Agreements with First Nations required

Continue reading “NEW approach” by BC Gov’t re. salmon farming tenures, “establishing key criteria for tenures past 2022”; Agreements with First Nations required

U.S. BILL to “advance American aquaculture”: Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act introduced

Continue reading U.S. BILL to “advance American aquaculture”: Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act introduced

THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

Continue reading THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

HABS: Harmful Algal Bloom caused mortalities at two Grieg Seafood sites in BC; 250,000 salmon reported dead / 1000 tonnes (50% mortality)

Continue reading HABS: Harmful Algal Bloom caused mortalities at two Grieg Seafood sites in BC; 250,000 salmon reported dead / 1000 tonnes (50% mortality)

LOBSTER industry: Innovative whale satellite buoys to assist in disentanglements; ~35,000 whales currently migrating to calving areas in the Kimberley

Continue reading LOBSTER industry: Innovative whale satellite buoys to assist in disentanglements; ~35,000 whales currently migrating to calving areas in the Kimberley

World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Continue reading World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

Continue reading ‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

Continue reading COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

CERMAQ Canada voluntarily agrees not to sell as ASC product any salmon from sites currently experiencing sea lice counts exceeding regulatory & historical levels

Continue reading CERMAQ Canada voluntarily agrees not to sell as ASC product any salmon from sites currently experiencing sea lice counts exceeding regulatory & historical levels

“CLOSEST thing to ocean fresh”; Clean Seas Seafood launches SensoryFresh; combination of rapid freeze technology and logistics protocols

Continue reading “CLOSEST thing to ocean fresh”; Clean Seas Seafood launches SensoryFresh; combination of rapid freeze technology and logistics protocols