Category Archives: Halibut

EU says it “leads the way in implementing the ecosystem approach in the Nortwest Atlantic”; NAFO meeting in Montreal

Continue reading EU says it “leads the way in implementing the ecosystem approach in the Nortwest Atlantic”; NAFO meeting in Montreal

MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

Continue reading MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

‘1 in 5’ seafood samples mislabeled worldwide “in every sector of the seafood supply chain”, EU case ‘promising’

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Continue reading ‘1 in 5’ seafood samples mislabeled worldwide “in every sector of the seafood supply chain”, EU case ‘promising’

CANADA’s Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner critical: DFO “missing key information needed to manage Canada’s fish stocks sustainably”

Continue reading CANADA’s Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner critical: DFO “missing key information needed to manage Canada’s fish stocks sustainably”

ICELAND’s fisheries products exports worth ISK 267 billion in 2015; 632,000 tonnes exported (75% to Europe, 8.6% to Asia & 8% to N. America)

Continue reading ICELAND’s fisheries products exports worth ISK 267 billion in 2015; 632,000 tonnes exported (75% to Europe, 8.6% to Asia & 8% to N. America)

PRELIMINARY figures: Norwegian 2015 farmed salmon production reached all-time high of 1.31 million tonnes (+5% & 95% of total aquaculture); Trout also up but other Sp. down

Continue reading PRELIMINARY figures: Norwegian 2015 farmed salmon production reached all-time high of 1.31 million tonnes (+5% & 95% of total aquaculture); Trout also up but other Sp. down

ALASKA seafood industry denounces “proliferation of eco-labels in the marketplace” & “confusion over sustainable terminology”…

Continue reading ALASKA seafood industry denounces “proliferation of eco-labels in the marketplace” & “confusion over sustainable terminology”…

SCOTTISH & Norwegian researchers unite to tackle common challenges: sea lice, sustainable feeds, fish health… Strategic research collaboration

Continue reading SCOTTISH & Norwegian researchers unite to tackle common challenges: sea lice, sustainable feeds, fish health… Strategic research collaboration

Fisheries of the U.S. Report for 2014 published; includes latest aquaculture statistics

Continue reading Fisheries of the U.S. Report for 2014 published; includes latest aquaculture statistics

INVE Aquaculture “gathers over 1 billion fry in Crete”: Representatives from 54 top hatcheries attend seminar

Continue reading INVE Aquaculture “gathers over 1 billion fry in Crete”: Representatives from 54 top hatcheries attend seminar

‘DATA Mining and big-data-for-aquaculture project aims to address the “real problems that aquaculture producers face”; Meeting UK & Irish fish farming community in Dublin next month

Continue reading ‘DATA Mining and big-data-for-aquaculture project aims to address the “real problems that aquaculture producers face”; Meeting UK & Irish fish farming community in Dublin next month

PAINE & Partners announces termination of agreements for the sale of Icicle Seafoods; Re-initiating sale process

Continue reading PAINE & Partners announces termination of agreements for the sale of Icicle Seafoods; Re-initiating sale process

DATA sensitive Scottish farmed cod: 2014 production figure “cannot be shown without revealing the figure for an individual company”

Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2014 - Sept 8 2015

Continue reading DATA sensitive Scottish farmed cod: 2014 production figure “cannot be shown without revealing the figure for an individual company”

AQUACULTURE revenues now worth £1.86 billion in Scotland; 9.7% increase in 2014, to 179,022 tonnes (‘highest ever’); Aiming for £2 billion by 2020

Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2014 - Sept 8 2015

Continue reading AQUACULTURE revenues now worth £1.86 billion in Scotland; 9.7% increase in 2014, to 179,022 tonnes (‘highest ever’); Aiming for £2 billion by 2020

1,272,358 tonnes of Norwegian salmon produced in 2014 (+8.9%), Hatcheries provide a quarter of jobs;Farmed cod production down 63%

In 2014, the first-hand value of Norwegian fish farming came to NOK 43.6 billion, up 8 per cent from 2013. The produced quantity was 1.35 million tonnes last year, according to Norway Statistics. 94% of the Norwegian fish farming production in 2014 was reared salmon. In total, 1.27 million tonnes of salmon were produced, corresponding to a first hand value of NOK 41.1 billion, making it another record year for salmon. The average price per kilo of salmon was NOK 32 in 2014.

Continue reading 1,272,358 tonnes of Norwegian salmon produced in 2014 (+8.9%), Hatcheries provide a quarter of jobs;Farmed cod production down 63%

2014: Scottish catch reaches at record high (+31% in volume & +19% in value); Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock, nephrops is n°2

Provisional statistics published today (May 14, 2015) by Scotland’s Chief Statistician show that the quantity of fish landed by Scottish registered vessels in 2014 increased by 31% and the value of fish landed increased by 19%, to the highest value in the last 10 years. Scottish registered vessels landed 480,400 tonnes of fish with a value of £513 million, with 61% of the total volume and 72% of the total value being landed in to Scotland. Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock, accounting for £195 million of Scottish landings. Continue reading 2014: Scottish catch reaches at record high (+31% in volume & +19% in value); Mackerel continues to be the most valuable stock, nephrops is n°2

C-FEED: World’s first industrial plant in Norway for copepods fish-fry feed for ballan wrasse, tuna, halibut & other marine Sp.

Continue reading C-FEED: World’s first industrial plant in Norway for copepods fish-fry feed for ballan wrasse, tuna, halibut & other marine Sp.

SENIOR management reshuffle at Icicle Seafood; New President, Board Chairman and CEO

Continue reading SENIOR management reshuffle at Icicle Seafood; New President, Board Chairman and CEO

FINES for illegal Atlantic halibut fishing exceed $1 million; “Intelligence-led multi-year approach paying off,” says DFO

Continue reading FINES for illegal Atlantic halibut fishing exceed $1 million; “Intelligence-led multi-year approach paying off,” says DFO

NEW Norwegian regulation will open ‘new roads’ for land-based salmon/fish farming in ‘non-public’ (as opposed to the sea) areas; Sustainability indicators

Read: TRAFFIC lights… Norwegian Government to introduce a “completely new system for regulating aquaculture’s growth”; Of “environmental sustainability & predictability”