Category Archives: 2012 Retrospectives

“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

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‘LISTENING to the Harbour’: Macquarie Harbour environmental monitoring and aquaculture-linked challenges described by IMAS scientist

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WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

Continue reading WILD fisheries landings decline (40% below their late 1980s peak) while aquaculture surges – New OECD report

ICELANDIC authorities reveal “inconsistency with previously published results”: Profitability in fishing and fish processing 2015 — Revised report

Continue reading ICELANDIC authorities reveal “inconsistency with previously published results”: Profitability in fishing and fish processing 2015 — Revised report

~10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management – UBC’s Sea Around Us

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New FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (issue #56 – April 2017) is out

Continue reading New FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (issue #56 – April 2017) is out

OF ALASKAN politics, Walmart, U.S. ‘sustainable seafood’ definition(s), and the ‘creation of a stakeholder supported solution’… GSSI

Continue reading OF ALASKAN politics, Walmart, U.S. ‘sustainable seafood’ definition(s), and the ‘creation of a stakeholder supported solution’… GSSI

RELYING on old data can be misleading: Downward farmed fish escapees trends in Norway; BUT “unreported escapes” are suspected…

Continue reading RELYING on old data can be misleading: Downward farmed fish escapees trends in Norway; BUT “unreported escapes” are suspected…

ANTI-sea lice chemicals usage increased 10-fold in Scotland in 10 years: Financial Times questions industry’s sustainability, and quotes Don Staniford…

Continue reading ANTI-sea lice chemicals usage increased 10-fold in Scotland in 10 years: Financial Times questions industry’s sustainability, and quotes Don Staniford…

NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

Continue reading NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

“BREXIT could create a sea of opportunity for our coastal communities; EU catches more fish in UK waters than the British!” – Scots fishers

nafc-marine-centre-fish-landings-from-uk-eez-11-10-2016-report

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U.S. SALMON import volumes of Scottish salmon plunged by 20 % in 2015 Vs. 2014; Canadian salmon up 70%, Norwegian up 42%…

Continue reading U.S. SALMON import volumes of Scottish salmon plunged by 20 % in 2015 Vs. 2014; Canadian salmon up 70%, Norwegian up 42%…

GLOBAL farmed salmon production expected to dip by 6.8% in 2016 (-21% for Chile); Chile will not recover pre-algal bloom levels till after 2020

Continue reading GLOBAL farmed salmon production expected to dip by 6.8% in 2016 (-21% for Chile); Chile will not recover pre-algal bloom levels till after 2020

“SIGNIFICANT opportunities” in Irish aquaculture, but “conflict resolution, engagement and decision-making can be improved”

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SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

Continue reading SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

AQUACULTURE doing well in Alaska; but ADF&G continues to misrepresent current status of salmon fishery; “Achievement of statewide certification” is misleading…

Continue reading AQUACULTURE doing well in Alaska; but ADF&G continues to misrepresent current status of salmon fishery; “Achievement of statewide certification” is misleading…

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

TUNA contributes “at Least $42.2 billion annually to global economy” – Pew Report underscores need for improved management of tuna populations

Continue reading TUNA contributes “at Least $42.2 billion annually to global economy” – Pew Report underscores need for improved management of tuna populations

OUTPERFORMING other sectors: New tradable Oslo Børs Seafood Index (OBSFX) launched: “Seafood is the strongest of Oslo Børs’s strong sectors”

Continue reading OUTPERFORMING other sectors: New tradable Oslo Børs Seafood Index (OBSFX) launched: “Seafood is the strongest of Oslo Børs’s strong sectors”

NORWEGIAN fish escapes down in 2015: 162,000 Vs. 287,000 in 2014 (-43%)

Continue reading NORWEGIAN fish escapes down in 2015: 162,000 Vs. 287,000 in 2014 (-43%)