Category Archives: Carps / cyprinids

ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

Continue reading ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

“LONG forgotten”… Two predominatant schemes – ASC & BAP – “have the potential to lead to improvements in fish welfare” – Open Philanthropy

Continue reading “LONG forgotten”… Two predominatant schemes – ASC & BAP – “have the potential to lead to improvements in fish welfare” – Open Philanthropy

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…”

IFFO responds to F3 Challenge: “credibility… damaged by organisers’ use of negative messaging exaggeration and misinformation” re. marine ingredients’ sustainability

Continue reading IFFO responds to F3 Challenge: “credibility… damaged by organisers’ use of negative messaging exaggeration and misinformation” re. marine ingredients’ sustainability

TARS 2017: Looking at aquaculture’s growth potential in Asia: “safe and sustainable produced fish … requires new types of feeds” – BioMar

Continue reading TARS 2017: Looking at aquaculture’s growth potential in Asia: “safe and sustainable produced fish … requires new types of feeds” – BioMar

GLOBAL aquaculture in the limelight in China; Incl. “Exploring the sustainable development of the flatfish industry in China”; New ASC standards

Continue reading GLOBAL aquaculture in the limelight in China; Incl. “Exploring the sustainable development of the flatfish industry in China”; New ASC standards

CANADA-US study on the risk of Grass Carp to the Great Lakes released; Ecological consequences “could be extreme within the next 50 years”

Continue reading CANADA-US study on the risk of Grass Carp to the Great Lakes released; Ecological consequences “could be extreme within the next 50 years”

GLOBAL Aquaculture Alliance expands its presence in China with new partnership, office

Continue reading GLOBAL Aquaculture Alliance expands its presence in China with new partnership, office

BioMar JV acquires fish feed company Haiwei in South of China; will add more than 60.000 tonnes of volume capacity

Continue reading BioMar JV acquires fish feed company Haiwei in South of China; will add more than 60.000 tonnes of volume capacity

GREAT LAKES Fishery Commission & Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) host public forum on threat of Asian carp

Continue reading GREAT LAKES Fishery Commission & Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) host public forum on threat of Asian carp

‘ACCELERATING growth’: ASC announces partnership for development in China; ‘A milestone’ for ASC programme

Continue reading ‘ACCELERATING growth’: ASC announces partnership for development in China; ‘A milestone’ for ASC programme

INVASIVE Asian carp respond strongly to carbon dioxide; Additional method to prevent entry into the Great Lakes

Continue reading INVASIVE Asian carp respond strongly to carbon dioxide; Additional method to prevent entry into the Great Lakes

GREAT LAKES: 2016 Asian carp monitoring and response plan, including contingency plan, released for Illinois river system

Continue reading GREAT LAKES: 2016 Asian carp monitoring and response plan, including contingency plan, released for Illinois river system

EUROPEAN commission launches “EU Aquaculture online” website; a one-stop-shop information source re. EU rules & strategies

Continue reading EUROPEAN commission launches “EU Aquaculture online” website; a one-stop-shop information source re. EU rules & strategies

GLOBAL aquafeed market expected to reach $156 billion by 2022; Crustaceans/shrimp projected to be fastest growing segment

Continue reading GLOBAL aquafeed market expected to reach $156 billion by 2022; Crustaceans/shrimp projected to be fastest growing segment

“NO-brainer” [?] in fight against invasive species: Release of Carp herpes virus is only first step in native fish recovery says Australian alliance

The Australian, state and territory governments are considering the release of a carp-specific herpes virus to knock down Australia’s worst freshwater pest, the European Carp, but it could be a wasted opportunity unless it is supported by river recovery actions. An alliance between recreational fishers, irrigators, farmers and environment groups agrees that action on carp is needed but is calling on the government to back up the release of the virus with a range of other measures to maximise outcomes for native fish and our waterways. Continue reading “NO-brainer” [?] in fight against invasive species: Release of Carp herpes virus is only first step in native fish recovery says Australian alliance

RUSSIAN businesses [but not government] “unlikely to invest in the aquaculture sector right now because it is viewed as very risky and complex” – US Gov.

Continue reading RUSSIAN businesses [but not government] “unlikely to invest in the aquaculture sector right now because it is viewed as very risky and complex” – US Gov.

HUFFINGTON Post highlights the “10 Fish Species You Can Eat With A Clean Conscience” in the USA; Incl. invasive species

Continue reading HUFFINGTON Post highlights the “10 Fish Species You Can Eat With A Clean Conscience” in the USA; Incl. invasive species

ASIAN carp could cause some Lake Erie fish species (incl. trout) to decline, others to increase & “could eventually account for about a third of the total weight of fish” – Food-web study

Continue reading ASIAN carp could cause some Lake Erie fish species (incl. trout) to decline, others to increase & “could eventually account for about a third of the total weight of fish” – Food-web study

TOTAL European aquaculture production reached 2.339 million tonnes in 2014 (+5.6%)

FEAP 2015 AR

Continue reading TOTAL European aquaculture production reached 2.339 million tonnes in 2014 (+5.6%)