ALASKA Bristol Bay fishermen will achieve the 2-billion-salmon milestone when 2016 total harvest reaches 10,033,455 million salmon

Continue reading ALASKA Bristol Bay fishermen will achieve the 2-billion-salmon milestone when 2016 total harvest reaches 10,033,455 million salmon

SUSTAINABILITY, transparency & trustworthiness of seafood ecolabels: MSC & ASC come top for several categories – Mileu Centraal ranking

Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY, transparency & trustworthiness of seafood ecolabels: MSC & ASC come top for several categories – Mileu Centraal ranking

‘UNEXPECTED’… Oil pollution a threat to haddock: Roe & larvae more susceptible to oil pollution than previously thought

Continue reading ‘UNEXPECTED’… Oil pollution a threat to haddock: Roe & larvae more susceptible to oil pollution than previously thought

GRIEG NL Seafarms one step closer to operating in Newfoundland; Opposition against introduction of Icelandic salmon strain mounts: ‘Irresponsible & unlawful’ – ASF

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GOING social… “The MSC Board recognises the increasing importance placed on social issues when considering sustainability”; Seeks stakeholder input

Continue reading GOING social… “The MSC Board recognises the increasing importance placed on social issues when considering sustainability”; Seeks stakeholder input

TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

Continue reading TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

WESTERN Australian Aquaculture forum outlines growth strategy; 6 key areas identified…”Set the plan, commit to the plan and get on with it!”

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MARINE Harvest Chile pulls out of SalmonChile as it wants stricter, ‘more sustainable’ regulations; Will others follow suit?

Continue reading MARINE Harvest Chile pulls out of SalmonChile as it wants stricter, ‘more sustainable’ regulations; Will others follow suit?

‘CONSTITUTIONAL inapplicability’… Last ditch attempt by some Chilean salmon farmers to prevent antibiotics usage disclosures

Continue reading ‘CONSTITUTIONAL inapplicability’… Last ditch attempt by some Chilean salmon farmers to prevent antibiotics usage disclosures

SKRETTING hails shrimp growth breakthrough: “Could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and across Latin America”, FCR reduced by 50%… – Trial

Continue reading SKRETTING hails shrimp growth breakthrough: “Could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and across Latin America”, FCR reduced by 50%… – Trial

SIGNIFICANT correlation observed between estimated farmed introgression & average proportion of escaped farmed salmon in wild populations

Continue reading SIGNIFICANT correlation observed between estimated farmed introgression & average proportion of escaped farmed salmon in wild populations

 “A lot more public pressure… this is very very important in Ottawa”; ‘Once-muzzled’ Canadian scientist on farmed-wild salmon disease transfer in BC

Continue reading  “A lot more public pressure… this is very very important in Ottawa”; ‘Once-muzzled’ Canadian scientist on farmed-wild salmon disease transfer in BC

AGRI-food sector represents ~1/3rd of GHG emissions; Trend rising with proteins demand “if nothing is done” – FAO / EBRD tools for governments may help

Continue reading AGRI-food sector represents ~1/3rd of GHG emissions; Trend rising with proteins demand “if nothing is done” – FAO / EBRD tools for governments may help

UN Environment Top Executive backs call to end harmful fishing subsidies: $20 billion p.a. “directly contribute to overfishing”… ‘Astonishing’

Continue reading UN Environment Top Executive backs call to end harmful fishing subsidies: $20 billion p.a. “directly contribute to overfishing”… ‘Astonishing’

UNSUSTAINABLE fishing levels triple that of 1974; EU ‘calls on all states to step up their efforts to improve this situation’

Continue reading UNSUSTAINABLE fishing levels triple that of 1974; EU ‘calls on all states to step up their efforts to improve this situation’

GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose

Continue reading GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose