Category Archives: Retrospec. & historical (<2012)

FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

Continue reading FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

Continue reading IMPACTS of sea lice on wild salmon & sea trout, S&TC Scotland-commissionned Nina report; Call on Scottish Gov. to review its position re. salmon farming

28 aquaculture hatcheries are instrumental in Alaska’s salmon fisheries enhancement programme; ADF&G 2016 report figures

Continue reading 28 aquaculture hatcheries are instrumental in Alaska’s salmon fisheries enhancement programme; ADF&G 2016 report figures

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

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

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

COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”

Continue reading COMPETING Tradeoffs: Recovering marine mammals populations “may now exceed combined harvest by commercial & recreational chinook salmon fisheries”

20 years on: over 400 fisheries engaged with the MSC; MSC celebrates its 20th anniversary with special Annual Report edition

Continue reading 20 years on: over 400 fisheries engaged with the MSC; MSC celebrates its 20th anniversary with special Annual Report edition

ALASKA’s salmon industry “reluctantly embracing” global competition with farmed salmon: “I hate to say this, I think it’s helped us”…

Continue reading ALASKA’s salmon industry “reluctantly embracing” global competition with farmed salmon: “I hate to say this, I think it’s helped us”…

SUSTAINABILITY reporting: “… increasing transparency of reporting by the world’s largest companies” highlighted by World Seafood Congress

Below is an excerpt from the World Seafood Congress 2017 wrap-up meeting on September 14  in Reykjavík Iceland 2017 – Based on inputs from Matís experts and chairs of sessions at the World Seafood Congress. The comments pertaining to “increasing transparency” by the world’s largest seafood companies follow the September 11, 2017 WSC  presentation by Seafood Intelligence editor Bertrand Charron, titled “Transparency & Sustainability Reporting in the Global Seafood Industry”:

Full highlighted Outcomes from the WSC 2017 here: https://wsc2017.com/2017/09/18/highlighted-outcomes-from-the-world-seafood-congress-in-reykjavik-iceland-2017/

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COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

Continue reading COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

INCREASING frequency of extreme warming events: strongest heatwave ever recorded off the coast of Tasmania ‘affected salmon fisheries’ productivity’

Continue reading INCREASING frequency of extreme warming events: strongest heatwave ever recorded off the coast of Tasmania ‘affected salmon fisheries’ productivity’

UK fishing sector registers in 2016 its best economic performance since 2008; Operating profit up 22%, fleet income up19%

Continue reading UK fishing sector registers in 2016 its best economic performance since 2008; Operating profit up 22%, fleet income up19%

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

FEEDS: Skretting Health Feeds celebrates 25 years supporting global aquaculture growth through innovative pro-health solutions

Continue reading FEEDS: Skretting Health Feeds celebrates 25 years supporting global aquaculture growth through innovative pro-health solutions

~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

Continue reading ~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

PACIFIC Northwest steelhead (sea trout) population declines “linked with poor survival of young fish in the ocean”

Continue reading PACIFIC Northwest steelhead (sea trout) population declines “linked with poor survival of young fish in the ocean”

“STRENGTHENING the sustainability of the Scottish aquaculture industry”; Report highlights 2030 medium production forecast of “350,000 tonnes of salmon”

Continue reading “STRENGTHENING the sustainability of the Scottish aquaculture industry”; Report highlights 2030 medium production forecast of “350,000 tonnes of salmon”

ORGANISATION launches to share successful fisheries management across globe; “common perception that fish stocks everywhere are in decline are wrong” – Hilborn

Continue reading ORGANISATION launches to share successful fisheries management across globe; “common perception that fish stocks everywhere are in decline are wrong” – Hilborn

MSC’s Global Impacts Report – ahead of UN Ocean Conference – highlights the role of certification in delivering SDG 14

Continue reading MSC’s Global Impacts Report – ahead of UN Ocean Conference – highlights the role of certification in delivering SDG 14

ATLANTIC Salmon Trust aims to carry out new ‘Suspects Framework’ study re. causes of dwindling salmon numbers; King Harald & Prince Charles attend Dinner

Continue reading ATLANTIC Salmon Trust aims to carry out new ‘Suspects Framework’ study re. causes of dwindling salmon numbers; King Harald & Prince Charles attend Dinner