MSC hails “bold and historic” Barents Sea move; “finding a sound balance between socio-economic benefits, and environmental sustainability…”

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NZ King Salmon “still has some way to go before all the issues are resolved” to implement agreed Best Practice Management Guidelines in the Marlborough Sounds

NZ Best practice management guidelines for salmon industry - May 5, 2016

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IRISH Minister announces €4.3m EMFF grants to seafood processing and aquaculture sectors; Should create 316 jobs by 2019

Continue reading IRISH Minister announces €4.3m EMFF grants to seafood processing and aquaculture sectors; Should create 316 jobs by 2019

SOME BC First Nations want “to be a part of the picture” & “independent interval sampling to be analysed through genomic tests” – Open Letter to DFO/Minister

Continue reading SOME BC First Nations want “to be a part of the picture” & “independent interval sampling to be analysed through genomic tests” – Open Letter to DFO/Minister

ASC invites stakeholders to comment till June 20 on latest draft of the Group Certification methodology

Continue reading ASC invites stakeholders to comment till June 20 on latest draft of the Group Certification methodology

WIDE-ranging initiatives to reform Thai fisheries & seafood sector, but “there remain significant gaps, particularly with regard to the government’s system of inspections” – Report

Continue reading WIDE-ranging initiatives to reform Thai fisheries & seafood sector, but “there remain significant gaps, particularly with regard to the government’s system of inspections” – Report

OPTIMIZATION of the systems & use of specialized diets needed to obtain yet larger smolt in recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) – BioMar Americas VP

Continue reading OPTIMIZATION of the systems & use of specialized diets needed to obtain yet larger smolt in recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) – BioMar Americas VP

HISTORIC measures agreed to protect Indian Ocean tuna – WWF; “First time a tuna fisheries commission adopted harvest control rules before the stock collapsed”

Continue reading HISTORIC measures agreed to protect Indian Ocean tuna – WWF; “First time a tuna fisheries commission adopted harvest control rules before the stock collapsed”

80+ more retailers, firms & restaurants (11,000+ stores) – incl. Albertsons Co. & Marine Harvest USA [but not Walmart] – say ‘No’ to selling GM salmon in the USA

Continue reading 80+ more retailers, firms & restaurants (11,000+ stores) – incl. Albertsons Co. & Marine Harvest USA [but not Walmart] – say ‘No’ to selling GM salmon in the USA

BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

Continue reading BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

ICELANDIC capelin enters MSC assessment; “Buyers of capelin products have increasingly been asking for MSC certification”

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MUSCLED Q1 2016 for Scottish Salmon Company; “premium salmon has greater muscle density than other farmed salmon”

Continue reading MUSCLED Q1 2016 for Scottish Salmon Company; “premium salmon has greater muscle density than other farmed salmon”

US Commercial & recreational saltwater fishing yielded $214 billion & supported 1.83 million jobs in 2014 – Fisheries Economics of the United States 2014

Continue reading US Commercial & recreational saltwater fishing yielded $214 billion & supported 1.83 million jobs in 2014 – Fisheries Economics of the United States 2014

LAKE Erie re-eutrophication: “Phosphorus reduction is of primary importance, but the effects of climate, nitrogen and other factors should also be considered”

Continue reading LAKE Erie re-eutrophication: “Phosphorus reduction is of primary importance, but the effects of climate, nitrogen and other factors should also be considered”

UK seafood sales rose by 6.5% over 2016’s Easter; with chilled fish & shellfish (lobster +18.5%) making biggest gains; Cod +43.8%, Basa +8.9%…

Continue reading UK seafood sales rose by 6.5% over 2016’s Easter; with chilled fish & shellfish (lobster +18.5%) making biggest gains; Cod +43.8%, Basa +8.9%…

DUBAI authorities & World Ocean Council sign MoU to collaborate on “ocean sustainable development and corporate ocean responsibility”…

Continue reading DUBAI authorities & World Ocean Council sign MoU to collaborate on “ocean sustainable development and corporate ocean responsibility”…

“We have collectively held our tongues regarding the challenges that have plagued the wild shrimp industry… time to stop giving the Gulf a pass on bycatch” – Mazzetta

Continue reading “We have collectively held our tongues regarding the challenges that have plagued the wild shrimp industry… time to stop giving the Gulf a pass on bycatch” – Mazzetta

BIOMAR launches fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae; Collaboration with TerraVia and Bunge

Continue reading BIOMAR launches fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae; Collaboration with TerraVia and Bunge

NORWEGIAN Minister warns about unsustainably high market price for Norwegian farmed salmon: “beginning to become too high”

Continue reading NORWEGIAN Minister warns about unsustainably high market price for Norwegian farmed salmon: “beginning to become too high”