Category Archives: Oysters

TRANSPARENCY & traceability: M&S launches interactive map showing where fish or seafood is either caught or farmed: 47 species & 71 fisheries plotted

Continue reading TRANSPARENCY & traceability: M&S launches interactive map showing where fish or seafood is either caught or farmed: 47 species & 71 fisheries plotted

Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

Continue reading Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

SEAFISH raises the profile of aquaculture with new web tool for seafood buyers; ‘One stop shop’ on aquaculture?

Continue reading SEAFISH raises the profile of aquaculture with new web tool for seafood buyers; ‘One stop shop’ on aquaculture?

NEW strategy for Ireland’s €1.15 billion seafood sector aims to boost competitiveness amidst market uncertainties

Continue reading NEW strategy for Ireland’s €1.15 billion seafood sector aims to boost competitiveness amidst market uncertainties

ASC – May 2018 Update: 11,904 approved products in 68 countries; ~750,000t of ASC-certified farmed salmon & 202,000t of tilapia… 

Continue reading ASC – May 2018 Update: 11,904 approved products in 68 countries; ~750,000t of ASC-certified farmed salmon & 202,000t of tilapia… 

SURVEY: 92% of respondents stating that their reputation had been enhanced by ASC certification

Continue reading SURVEY: 92% of respondents stating that their reputation had been enhanced by ASC certification

ASC logo accounted for largest growth out of the 9 labels surveyed in Dutch market: +78%… 65% of seafood now labelled either MSC/ASC

Continue reading ASC logo accounted for largest growth out of the 9 labels surveyed in Dutch market: +78%… 65% of seafood now labelled either MSC/ASC

New Albany mollusc hatchery to expand aquaculture & create Western Australia jobs; “Aquaculture is an emerging industry with huge potential in Western Australia” – Premier

Continue reading New Albany mollusc hatchery to expand aquaculture & create Western Australia jobs; “Aquaculture is an emerging industry with huge potential in Western Australia” – Premier

IRISH & Welsh scientists team up to investigate the potential impact of climate change on aquaculture in the Irish Sea – Bluefish project

Continue reading IRISH & Welsh scientists team up to investigate the potential impact of climate change on aquaculture in the Irish Sea – Bluefish project

TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

Continue reading TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

MILESTONE: Number of ASC-certified products now exceed 10,000… November 2017 Update

Continue reading MILESTONE: Number of ASC-certified products now exceed 10,000… November 2017 Update

ACIDIFICATION: Future climate change “may not adversely affect seafood quality”; Oysters should not lose their sensory qualities – University of Plymouth research

Continue reading ACIDIFICATION: Future climate change “may not adversely affect seafood quality”; Oysters should not lose their sensory qualities – University of Plymouth research

“NOISE pollution in the oceans is a growing problem”: Oysters close their shells in response to low-frequency sounds

Continue reading “NOISE pollution in the oceans is a growing problem”: Oysters close their shells in response to low-frequency sounds

IRISH shellfish producers call for action on “shocking report of raw sewage discharges to sea”

Continue reading IRISH shellfish producers call for action on “shocking report of raw sewage discharges to sea”

SCOTTISH aquaculture firms encouraged to take part in skills study; Sustainable growth partly depends on ability to recruit suitably qualified people… – HIE

Continue reading SCOTTISH aquaculture firms encouraged to take part in skills study; Sustainable growth partly depends on ability to recruit suitably qualified people… – HIE

WORLD’s first MSC certified pearls “confirms sustainability of intergenerational fishery”; Second most valuable fishery in Western Australia

Continue reading WORLD’s first MSC certified pearls “confirms sustainability of intergenerational fishery”; Second most valuable fishery in Western Australia

ASC launched Multi-Site Methodology: “one size fits all” method of certification may not be optimal for farms with multiple sites

Continue reading ASC launched Multi-Site Methodology: “one size fits all” method of certification may not be optimal for farms with multiple sites