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Aquaculture feeding World’s insatiable appetite for seafood | Aquaculture Directory

Aquaculture feeding World’s insatiable appetite for seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Total global fish production, including both wild capture fish and aquaculture, reached an all-time high of 154 million tons in 2011, and aquaculture is set to top 60 percent of production by 2020, according to new research conducted by the...
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AP to set up expert panel for aquaculture development | Aquaculture Directory

AP to set up expert panel for aquaculture development | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Andhra Pradesh government is appointing a committee of experts to study aquaculture in the State and suggest ways to improve it. 

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here on Friday that the State stood first in the sector, but still there was a lot of untapped potential and scope for improvement. “New methods should be found to check diseases and to improve yields and in that endeavour technology should be made use of,” he said.
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Japan targets farm-raised eel fry by 2020- Nikkei Asian Review

Japan targets farm-raised eel fry by 2020- Nikkei Asian Review | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- Japan aims to have methods for farming juvenile eels on a large scale in place by 2020, locking down a sustainable source for the fish as key
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Why the Oregon Coast Is the Underdog of American Seafood

Why the Oregon Coast Is the Underdog of American Seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
It is a magical land where the rainforest touches the ocean and at The Schooner Restaurant & Lounge in Netarts Bay, you will consume your body’s worth of clams,
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Exposed: The dark underbelly of human trafficking in New Zealand - National - NZ Herald News

Exposed: The dark underbelly of human trafficking in New Zealand - National - NZ Herald News | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A young woman sold to an undercover police officer for $3000; starving unpaid migrant workers stealing food; foreign women forced to work as sex slaves 12 hours a day. - New Zealand Herald
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Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving

Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate, according to scientists in Maine.
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India’s Seafood Export Projection of USD 10 Billion by 2020 distinctly attainable: MPEDA | Aquaculture Directory

India’s Seafood Export Projection of USD 10 Billion by 2020 distinctly attainable: MPEDA | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Driven by a soaring demand for its delectable, protein-rich shrimp in international markets, India's mega bucks seafood industry's export projections of USD10 billion by 2020 is 'distinctly attainable,' despite the current downswing in global economies, a top official said here.
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Greek mariculture industry a driving force of the economy | Aquaculture Directory

Greek mariculture industry a driving force of the economy | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A positive growth outlook of the aquaculture industry globally, a know-how that has developed in the country all these years and a restructuring of companies in the sector were creating conditions capable to attract new investment capital, highlighting Greek aquaculture industry not only as a driving force of the Greek economy but to a leader of activity in primary sector, focusing on innovation and sustainability, Antonis Hahlakis, president of the Federation of Greek Mariculture told ANA on Friday.
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New batch feeding system ensures high availability in aqua feed conveyors | Aquaculture Directory

New batch feeding system ensures high availability in aqua feed conveyors | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A new-patented drum feeder from Danish producer Simatek Bulk Systems A/S improves capacity, reduces wear on moving parts and limits the risk of malfunction. 

The Chilean market holds potential for retrofitting existing universal elevators with the new solution. The Simatek Drum Feeder is designed for feeding materials such as aqua feed, and is based on a new design, in which each bucket is suspended individually.
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N.L. college converting waves into power using 'a 14-ft.-tall bicycle pump' to grow fish on land

N.L. college converting waves into power using 'a 14-ft.-tall bicycle pump' to grow fish on land | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Faced with the challenge of powering land-based fish farms, CNA researchers turn to renewable resources.
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Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs

Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) — Millions of pounds of Dungeness crab are pulled from Pacific Northwest waters each year in a more than century-old ritual fo
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Officials: Gulf oil spill money for fish testing misspent on iPads, boats

Officials: Gulf oil spill money for fish testing misspent on iPads, boats | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana auditors say Gulf oil spill recovery money intended for testing to ensure Louisiana fish were safe for consumers instead paid for unnecessary iPads, cameras, boats and now-missing fishing equipment.
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Japan and Korea to invest in seafood sector in India | Aquaculture Directory

Japan and Korea to invest in seafood sector in India | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Two major forces in the seafood sector Japan and Korea have expressed interest in investing in value addition of seafood products in India, according to union commerce minister Nirmala Sitaraman. 

Speaking at the inaugural function of the 20th India International Seafood Show being held at Vishakapattanam on Friday, she invited the trade members of both the countries to visit the aquaculture farms in the country, particularly Andhra Pradesh, which is leading in aquaculture production in the country.
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Brits willing to go the extra mile for sustainable fish and chips | Aquaculture Directory

Four in five (80%) fish and chip fans believe that all of the UK’s 10,500 fish and chip shops should serve certified sustainable fish, according to research carried out by YouGov on behalf of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). 

Despite the majority (84%) claiming that the location of the chip shop is important, over a third (39%) would happily travel further to find certified sustainable fish.
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AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role

AquacultureEurope2016: More Aquaculture R&D Needed to Fulfil Food Security Role | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS - The sustainability of aquaculture, wild capture fisheries and consumption will all be important if seafood is to fulfil its important role in future food security, explained Ally Dingwall, Sainsbury's Aquaculture and Fisheries Manager,...
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Auditors question spending at Louisiana fisheries agency

Auditors question spending at Louisiana fisheries agency | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Here are some preliminary findings from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office, which raises questions about spending in th
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The government wants more offshore fish farms, but no one is biting

The government wants more offshore fish farms, but no one is biting | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The US imports about 91% of its seafood, half of which is farmed in aquaculture facilities. Should the US do more to kickstart its own industry?
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Use These Labels and Resources to Know Your Food

A growing number of food and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies aren't waiting for the government to mandate ingredients disclosure and supply chain improvements.
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Polystyrene packaging debate hots up as industry rejects chefs’ claims | Aquaculture Directory

Polystyrene packaging debate hots up as industry rejects chefs’ claims | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Food Packaging Association (FPA) and other waste management experts have condemned a recent call from a group of top chefs for policymakers to ban the use of polystyrene packaging in London.
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Target Inches Closer to Selling 100 Percent Sustainable Seafood | Aquaculture Directory

Target Inches Closer to Selling 100 Percent Sustainable Seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
As overfishing depletes the world’s oceans and human rights abuses remain rampant throughout the fishing industry, the pressure is on retailers to ensure that only responsible seafood is sold in their stores. One company that says it is up to the task is Target.
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Danish fish feed production plant to open shop in Rwanda | Aquaculture Directory

Danish fish feed production plant to open shop in Rwanda | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Danish company Aller Aqua, a global fish feed producer with more than 50 years of experience, is set to open shop in Rwanda.

Speaking to The New Times on Wednesday, Dr Tom Abeles, a consultant working with the company, said the move is aimed at supporting Rwanda to realize the untapped potential in aquaculture.
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Your weekly Seafood Roundup newsletter

Your weekly Seafood Roundup newsletter | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aquaculturedirectory's insight:
Seafood RoundUp - Your Weekly Industry Newsletter 26th September 2016 
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Improving shrimp production in Bangladesh

A quiet revolution is happening in the ponds of shrimp farmers in Bangladesh. Since 2012, commercial shrimp farmers have increased production by 21 percen
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CSISA-BD – Changing aquaculture in Bangladesh

From 2010 to 2015, the USAID-funded Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) worked in six hubs in Bangladesh to fight food security by improvin
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U.S. and Canada Are Going to Share Their Fish and Chips

U.S. and Canada Are Going to Share Their Fish and Chips | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Canada and the U.S. agreed to split the remaining cod in the Atlantic Ocean.
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N.C. Sea Grant to Host Shellfish Workshop | Aquaculture Directory

N.C. Sea Grant to Host Shellfish Workshop | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
North Carolina Sea Grant will offer a free shellfish aquaculture workshop in Wilmington on Saturday, October 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The workshop is intended for people interested in starting their own shellfish aquaculture businesses. Attendees will learn about siting shellfish operations, culture gear, harvest and storage regulations and programs available to shellfish producers.
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