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SOMALIA FISHING INDUSTRY | Goodnews broadcasting system

SOMALIA FISHING INDUSTRY | Goodnews broadcasting system | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
SOMALIA FISHING INDUSTRY. March 26, 2013. GBS is a Christian broadcasting station which started in Kenya, Africa in 2009.GBS provides high quality and best programs to the viewer through analogue and digital TV ...
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Tassal Okehampton Bay fish farm plan gets green light | Aquaculture Directory

Tassal Okehampton Bay fish farm plan gets green light | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
An independent review panel has rejected arguments Okehampton Bay on Tasmania's east coast is too hot and too shallow for fish farming, greenlighting a controversial proposal for Tassal to farm salmon in the area. 

Tassal's plan to put 28 pens in the water at Okehampton Bay has been met with heated opposition from environmentalists and recreational fishers.
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High-mercury seafood like swordfish linked to incurable ALS | Aquaculture Directory

High-mercury seafood like swordfish linked to incurable ALS | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
People who eat types of fish that are typically high in mercury are twice as likely to be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal progressive neurodegenerative condition affecting nerves in the brain and spinal cord. 

ALS (also known as motor neurone disease) is caused by progressive damage to the nerve cells that transmit signals from the brain to the muscles to control movement. The factors that lead some people to develop ALS are not yet known, but are believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
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Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia | Aquaculture Directory

Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to its customers. 

Located in South Surrey, British Columbia, the plant is expected to start operations in July 2017, process approximately 12,000 tonnes of salmon annually, and serve customers in Western Canada and North West USA.
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Antibiotic claims rejected by salmon farming body | Aquaculture Directory

Antibiotic claims rejected by salmon farming body | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Salmon farming nemesis Don Staniford has warned the continued use of antibiotics to combat disease in the industry is a public health risk. 

Mr Staniford, an arch critic of the sector for years, cited figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). He also highlighted scientific papers claiming a link between the use of antibiotics on fish farms and increased bacterial resistance to the drugs.
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Alltech continues commitment to aquaculture research | Aquaculture Directory

Alltech continues commitment to aquaculture research | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Coppens has introduced a new range of feeds incorporating Alltech’s sustainable alternatives to fish oil and inorganic trace minerals. 

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing segment in the feed industry. According to the 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey, the aquaculture industry experienced a 12 percent increase in feed production in 2016 to 39.9 million metric tons.
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Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads | Aquaculture Directory

Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
An outbreak of norovirus linked to B.C.-harvested oysters is now under federal investigation. 

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says it has taken on a leadership role in the investigation, now that cases have been reported in Alberta and Ontario, as well as B.C. As of February 14, the agency says it's aware of 221 reported cases of norovirus connected to B.C. oysters.
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Bantry Bay fish farm oral hearing: Fears over jobs, pesticides, and threat of disease in fish population | Aquaculture Directory

Bantry Bay fish farm oral hearing: Fears over jobs, pesticides, and threat of disease in fish population | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A hearing into objections against the granting of a licence for a salmon farm in Bantry Bay has heard that, were the development to go ahead, it could prove a “tipping point” for local families who have fished the area for generations. 

The two-day hearing into the granting of the licence to Marine Harvest heard from a number of the 14 appellants and from the company itself, which was appealing on different grounds.
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Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances | Aquaculture Directory

Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A Hawaii committee has advanced a bill that seeks to provide more oversight of the commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found hundreds of foreign fishermen confined to boats and some living in subpar conditions. 

The proposal advanced Tuesday would require fishing boat owners who want a commercial license to provide a copy of employment contracts with every fisherman on board before the state grants a license.
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CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Ocean Salmon Fisheries | Aquaculture Directory

CDFW to Host Public Meeting on Ocean Salmon Fisheries | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend its upcoming annual Ocean Salmon Information Meeting. A review of last year’s ocean salmon fisheries and spawning escapement will be presented, in addition to the outlook for this year’s sport and commercial ocean salmon fisheries.
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Aquamor Announce Strategic Global Collaboration Agreement with Europharma As | Aquaculture Directory

Aquamor Announce Strategic Global Collaboration Agreement with Europharma As | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Agreement covers various technologies for the Salmon industry 

Stockton STK specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based biopesticides, and Europharma AS develops, produces, packages, and distributes pharmaceuticals and fish feeds, today announced that the companies have entered a Global Exclusive development and distribution agreement of the Aquamor products’ family. The agreement covers various botanical based solutions for the Salmons industry.
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New salmon deheader introduced at Salmon ShowHow | Aquaculture Directory

New salmon deheader introduced at Salmon ShowHow | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Marel has developed a new salmon deheader – the MS 2720 – that minimizes manual handling and improves quality and yield. 

The new MS 2720 automatic deheading machine for salmon was exhibited at the annual Marel Salmon ShowHow in Copenhagen on February 8, 2017. This innovative system is still in its pre-release phase and Marel is working with key salmon industry operators to finalise its development.
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Maryland, Industry Show Support for Seafood Marketing Bill | Aquaculture Directory

Maryland, Industry Show Support for Seafood Marketing Bill | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
During a visit to the Eastern Shore on Monday, Governor Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder toured the J.M. Clayton crab processing plant in Cambridge in support of House Bill 120, which would move the state’s seafood and aquaculture marketing program from the Department of Natural Resources back to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. 

During the visit, Governor Hogan gave brief remarks and unveiled a new logo concept for “Maryland’s Best Seafood.”
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Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research | Aquaculture Directory

Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The discoveries of new species made by NIWA on a 20-day scientific voyage to the remote Kermadec region have been welcomed by deep sea fishers, who encourage further scientific exploration of this vast untouched ocean northeast of New Zealand.   
George Clement, Chief Executive of Deepwater Group, said industry has long recognised the conservation values of this large area, untouched by human activities. 
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Department to amend Cork fish farm licence | Aquaculture Directory

Department to amend Cork fish farm licence | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Department of Agriculture has revealed its intention to amend the licence at a fish farm in Eyeries, Co Cork. 

The ministerial decision related to salmon and rainbow trout in cages at Inishfarnard, Coulagh Bay, held by Silver King Seafoods Ltd, which is owned by Comhlucht Iascaireachtra Fanad Teoranta, trading as Marine Harvest Ireland.
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Opponents of Proposed Shrimp Trawl Limits Not Backing Down from Fight | Aquaculture Directory

Opponents of Proposed Shrimp Trawl Limits Not Backing Down from Fight | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
There was one common point as local residents on opposing sides of a shrimp trawling issue reacted to news that additional restrictions for North Carolina shrimpers will likely be on the way. 

“It’s going to be a long road,” said Allen Jernigan of Sneads Ferry, a full-time waterman who runs fishing charters and also does some commercial fishing.
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Heliae Development, LLC and Syndel Laboratories, Ltd. Announce Distribution Partnership of Nymegatm DHA Aquaculture Feed Ingredient | Aquaculture Directory

Heliae Development, LLC and Syndel Laboratories, Ltd. Announce Distribution Partnership of Nymegatm DHA Aquaculture Feed Ingredient | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Heliae and Syndel today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement to supply the aquaculture market with NymegaTM, a new DHA precision formulation ingredient for feed formulators. 

The partnership between Heliae and Syndel creates new opportunities to bring algae products to aquaculture feed formulation. For over 30 years, Syndel has developed and globally marketed high quality aquaculture chemical and pharmaceutical products.
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Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash | Aquaculture Directory

Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Seven local seafood companies are to benefit from more than £1.7 million of European funding, Scottish fishing minister Fergus Ewing announced during a visit to Lerwick on Monday. 

Brae-based Blueshell Mussels, Shetland Seafood Quality Control (SSQC) and Scalloway-based fish processing company QA Fish are the main beneficiaries of the grant funding. 
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DHL to inaugurate domestic Norwegian connection | Aquaculture Directory

DHL to inaugurate domestic Norwegian connection | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Avinor, the national airport operator in Norway, has confirmed that DHL is to launch a new domestic freighter service linking Oslo Airport with Lakselv Airport Banak, a gateway in the far north of the country. 

The Airbus 300 freighter link will offer a cargo capacity of approximately 40 tons. Depending on volumes and on demand, the route will be flown anything from once to several times a week, Avinor said.
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Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants | Aquaculture Directory

Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Men on trial for hiring two Filipino fishermen without having an employment permit 

Two trawler operators have gone on trial for hiring two Filipino fishermen after an investigation into the recruitment of non-EU fishermen in Ireland. 

Owners of the Labardie Fisher, Leonard Hyde (62) from Crosshaven, Co Cork and Pat O’Mahony (50), from Kinsale, Co Cork each denied two separate charges when they appeared at Cork District Court.
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Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen | Aquaculture Directory

Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Some of the Chesapeake Bay's most densely populated oyster sanctuaries could be opened to periodic harvesting under a plan being floated by state officials, setting up more conflict between alarmed environmentalists and watermen seeking to make a living. 

Neither side is pleased with the first draft of a new map of sanctuary boundaries in Maryland's share of the bay. While watermen would gain some territory they ceded when a state oyster restoration strategy launched in 2010, dredging would be banned in other areas that are now open to harvesting.
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Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures | Aquaculture Directory

Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The New Zealand paua industry has welcomed today’s announcement that the shell fishery closure at Kaikoura and eastern Malborough is to be extended beyond three months. 

Primary Industries Minister, Nathan Guy, has announced that the closure, which was made under emergency regulations, will see the fishery fully protected until at least November 20.
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International drive to increase aquaculture SME innovation | Aquaculture Directory

International drive to increase aquaculture SME innovation | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
An international partnership met in Reykjavík today to scope out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) aimed at improving innovation support for remotely located aquaculture businesses and, in turn, enabling demand-driven products and services.   

Supported by the Interreg NPA programme via the European Regional Development Fund, AINNPA brings together innovation experts from the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Ireland, Norway and Scotland, and is led by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), located at the University of Stirling.
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Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick | Aquaculture Directory

Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
New Zealand¹s albacore tuna troll fishery has been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as being sustainably managed. The certification is valid for a period of 5 years and requires annual audits to ensure the fishery maintains its high level of performance. 

MSC Program Director for Oceania, Anne Gabriel, has congratulated the New Zealand albacore tuna fishery.
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Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait | Aquaculture Directory

Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Recreational fishing lobby group Sunfish Queensland has backed industry calls for a recall of imported prawns from retail outlets after it was revealed more than half of product tested was contaminated with white spot disease. 

The importation of green prawns into Australia was suspended in January, but prawn farmers have accused the Federal Government of failing in its duty of care to protect the industry because diseased prawns are still being sold.
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Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Expands Equipment Line | Aquaculture Directory

Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Expands Equipment Line | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture has been named the exclusive distributor of OysterGro® turnkey aquaculture systems in Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island and Virginia. 

The announcement was made in advance of Aquaculture America, February 19-22, in San Antonio by Hoopers Island President Ricky Fitzhugh and Vice President Johnny Shockley along with OysterGro® BBI Group Vice President Steen Gunderson.
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