STUDY pumps up the volume on understanding of marine invertebrate hearing; “critical segment of the food web”

Noise pollution in the ocean is increasingly recognized as harmful to marine mammals, affecting their ability to communicate, find mates, and hunt for food.  But what impact does noise have on invertebrates – a critical segment of the food web?

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“TERMINATED” deal: Invermar share price falls 28.3% on Santiago stock exchange after AquaChile fails to pursue acquisition

Continue reading “TERMINATED” deal: Invermar share price falls 28.3% on Santiago stock exchange after AquaChile fails to pursue acquisition

LANDCATCH General Manager takes the helm of Hendrix Genetics’s newly-formed aquaculture business unit

Continue reading LANDCATCH General Manager takes the helm of Hendrix Genetics’s newly-formed aquaculture business unit

“NO RESULTS” in negotiations on Norwegian spring spawning herring & blue whiting; EU, Iceland, Norway, Faroes & Russia reconvene in January

Continue reading “NO RESULTS” in negotiations on Norwegian spring spawning herring & blue whiting; EU, Iceland, Norway, Faroes & Russia reconvene in January

EUROPEAN Commission clears acquisition of Nutreco by SHV; Merger “would not raise competition concerns”

Continue reading EUROPEAN Commission clears acquisition of Nutreco by SHV; Merger “would not raise competition concerns”

AKER BioMarine strenghtens Innovation & Sustainability departments; Ex-Marine Harvester fills new Sustainability Manager position

Continue reading AKER BioMarine strenghtens Innovation & Sustainability departments; Ex-Marine Harvester fills new Sustainability Manager position

7 ISA infections in Canada in 2014 (last one in November 2014) but only one reported by/to OIE, last January…

ISA OIE world map 2014

Continue reading 7 ISA infections in Canada in 2014 (last one in November 2014) but only one reported by/to OIE, last January…

WORLD ranking: Irish & Canadian food safety systems tied for n°1 place in comparison of 17 OECD countries

Canada’s food safety system tied for first place with Ireland in a comparison of 17 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, released in November by the Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph’s Food Institute. Continue reading WORLD ranking: Irish & Canadian food safety systems tied for n°1 place in comparison of 17 OECD countries

MIGRATORY patterns & Climate Change: Alaska salmonid adjusts to climate change by following the food (salmon eggs)

Not all species may suffer from climate change. A new analysis shows that Dolly Varden, a species of char common in southeast Alaska, adjust their migrations so they can keep feasting on a key food source – salmon eggs – even as shifts in climate altered the timing of salmon spawning. Continue reading MIGRATORY patterns & Climate Change: Alaska salmonid adjusts to climate change by following the food (salmon eggs)

NORWEGIAN fishmeal producers seeking authorization to export to China have until tomorrow to register their interest; Banned since 2011

Continue reading NORWEGIAN fishmeal producers seeking authorization to export to China have until tomorrow to register their interest; Banned since 2011

CREATION of a DFO Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon to address “low returns” on Canada’s East coast

Continue reading CREATION of a DFO Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon to address “low returns” on Canada’s East coast

IRISH officials meet Russian counterparts to ease Russia’s agri-food import restrictions (incl. seafood/salmon): “Progresses”

The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, welcomed the outcome of a high-level bilateral meeting in Moscow last Thursday (December 18, 2014) between his Department and the Russian Authorities on agri-food issues. Continue reading IRISH officials meet Russian counterparts to ease Russia’s agri-food import restrictions (incl. seafood/salmon): “Progresses”

QUOTE: “Comparing Canada’s position in aquaculture with some of the other countries… we could be doing more we believe” – PEI Senator

Continue reading QUOTE: “Comparing Canada’s position in aquaculture with some of the other countries… we could be doing more we believe” – PEI Senator