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Fisheries exemption from Tonga consumption tax welcomed - Radio New Zealand International

Fisheries exemption from Tonga consumption tax welcomed - Radio New Zealand International | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Radio New Zealand International Fisheries exemption from Tonga consumption tax welcomed Radio New Zealand International One of the biggest players in Tonga's fishing industry is welcoming the government's decision to exempt the fisheries sector...
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Pacific Aquaculture Launches North American Headquarters near Saltery Bay | Aquaculture Directory

Pacific Aquaculture Launches North American Headquarters near Saltery Bay | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Pacific Aquaculture International officially launched its North American headquarters near Saltery Bay on Monday, September 19, announcing its plan to expand its land-based operation into one of North America’s largest shellfish hatcheries within its first four years.
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Half of Belgian fish consumers willing to pay more for sustainable seafood | Aquaculture Directory

Half of Belgian fish consumers willing to pay more for sustainable seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Nearly half (48%) of the regular consumers of fish in Belgium are willing to pay more for seafood that is certified sustainable, according to a study commissioned by the MSC ecolabel.
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UNH researcher trying to develop sustainable fish farm | Aquaculture Directory

UNH researcher trying to develop sustainable fish farm | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A researcher at the University of New Hampshire hopes to increase local food production through an integrated land-based aquaculture and hydroponic plant production system.
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Jimco A/S is presenting its FLO-D® and FLO-K® disinfection and purification systems at Aqua Sur 2016 | Aquaculture Directory

Jimco A/S is presenting its FLO-D® and FLO-K® disinfection and purification systems at Aqua Sur 2016 | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
At Aqua Sur 2016, Jimco A/S will be presenting their FLO-D® and FLO-K® systems. The newly patented FLO-D® system enables automatic and chemical-free disinfection of surfaces and entire production areas in the food industry. FLO-K® is an air purification system which not only clears the air of bacteria, but also eliminates odour from products or waste.
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Doctors: Place a greater value on seafood consumption | Aquaculture Directory

Doctors: Place a greater value on seafood consumption | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
As global health organisations fail to educate, medical practitioners must lead the way Mention was made in the last article ‘COFI 32 presents an opportunity to promote seafood’ that it took 41 sessions (that would be over 41 years) of The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to finally get fish/seafood on the agenda.
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How Maine’s Lobster Industry Is A Model Of Sustainable Seafood

How Maine’s Lobster Industry Is A Model Of Sustainable Seafood | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Where Food, Drink & Culture Unite
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Egypt's Sisi promises more jobs to deter perilous migration to Europe

Egypt's Sisi promises more jobs to deter perilous migration to Europe | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
CAIRO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday pledged more jobs for Egyptians to help dissuade them from making dangerous voyages t
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Searching for sawfish following the clues of environmental DNA

Searching for sawfish following the clues of environmental DNA | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Scientists are sampling largetooth sawfish DNA soup to identify this highly threatened species’ habitat and inform conservation.
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Small revolution for marine fry and fingerling | Aquaculture Directory

Small revolution for marine fry and fingerling | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
BioMar launches a new generation of starter and transfer diets for marine species containing B WYSE, a promising new yeast based functional ingredient, developed by BioMar's cooperation partner Lallemand Animal Nutrition. 

The aim of the new feed range is to boost the performance parameters and keep the health status of the fish at the highest standard, even after the difficult period of transfer from hatchery to the cages.
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Membrane solution guarantees bacteria free feed water | Aquaculture Directory

Membrane solution guarantees bacteria free feed water | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Building on experience from other industries, Danish company LiqTech Systems introduces a membrane solution for cleaning feed water to the aquaculture industry. The new ultrafiltration system, already installed at a Danish salmon farm, is the first of its kind in the aquaculture industry. 

The heart of the system is based on LiqTech’s patented SiC ceramic membranes. The membranes are very robust, tolerating high temperatures, aggressive cleaning and provide a long lifetime. “This system offers a higher level of security than ever seen before in the industry.
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Minister Creed Launches Major New Marine Projects In Killybegs – €30m Fishmeal Plant, €2.9m Small Craft Harbour | Aquaculture Directory

Minister Creed Launches Major New Marine Projects In Killybegs – €30m Fishmeal Plant, €2.9m Small Craft Harbour | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD launched two new major marine projects in Killybegs, Co. Donegal. 

The first of these was the redevelopment of the United Fish Industries (UFI) fishmeal plant which has just been completed at a cost of €30million. The second was the new Killybegs Small Craft Harbour built at a cost of €2.9million.
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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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This Seafood Month, SeaPak Invites Consumers to ‘Make it Shrimptacular’ | Aquaculture Directory

This Seafood Month, SeaPak Invites Consumers to ‘Make it Shrimptacular’ | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
For SeaPak Shrimp and Seafood Co. – the #1 shrimp brand in frozen specialty seafood – October marks a five-year long campaign tradition known as “Shrimptacular.” 

The multifaceted program, which coincides with National Seafood Month, is designed to engage consumers across multiple touchpoints, influencing purchase frequency, increasing product trial and reinforcing awareness for the SeaPak brand.
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Call for investment in new fishing net technology | Aquaculture Directory

Call for investment in new fishing net technology | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A new report is calling on industry to invest in new fishing net technology to reduce the impacts of bottom-trawling. 

'Net Positive: Disruptive Seafood' was supported by Seafish through the Strategic Investment Programme and delivered by Espersen, Icelandic Seachill, and Nomad Foods.
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Aquaculture, Mariculture Key to Global Food Security: FAO | Aquaculture Directory

Aquaculture, Mariculture Key to Global Food Security: FAO | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
FAO Representative to Iran Serge Nakouzi highlighted the importance of aquaculture and mariculture in ensuring global and national food security. 

Recent studies have predicted a considerable increase in fish consumption in developing and developed countries during the coming decades, Nakouzi said Monday on the sidelines of a technical workshop on Marine Cage Culture in Tehran.
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Minister Creed Opens Atlantic Stakeholders Conference at Croke Park Key Fisheries & Marine Issues Discussed in Bilateral Meeting with Commissioner Karmenu Vella | Aquaculture Directory

Minister Creed Opens Atlantic Stakeholders Conference at Croke Park Key Fisheries & Marine Issues Discussed in Bilateral Meeting with Commissioner Karmenu Vella | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D. today opened the Atlantic Stakeholders (Maritime) Conference at Croke Park conference centre. Over 480 mainly international delegates are attending the annual Conference. The Minister also held a bilateral meeting with Commissioner Karmenu Vella on important upcoming fisheries and marine issues of importance to Ireland.
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Nutriad introduces new products in China | Aquaculture Directory

Nutriad introduces new products in China | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the VIV China held from September 6-8 in Beijing. This year VIV successfully collaborated with the World Poultry Congress and the combined events drew close to 20,000 visitors. 

The event held in the world’s biggest feed market provided an excellent platform to Nutriad for the launch of new products to an audience of professionals from the industry and academics.
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Fish from China gets clean bill of health

Fish from China gets clean bill of health | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A county assembly committee has cleared fish from China, arguing the imports are necessary to curb shortages.
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Vietnamese fishermen sue Taiwan steel firm over fish deaths

Vietnamese fishermen sue Taiwan steel firm over fish deaths | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen have filed claims seeking compensation from a Taiwanese steel company that acknowledged its toxi
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Piedmont family raise tilapia with indoor fish farm

Piedmont family raise tilapia with indoor fish farm | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
CEDAR GROVE, N.C. --  A family farm outside Mebane raises a very unusual crop. The Taylor family are fish farmers and they raise tilapia with the highest organic standards and sell them to national stores like Whole Foods and Publix.
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Welsh fishermen & Seafish hold event to raise safety awareness | Aquaculture Directory

Welsh fishermen & Seafish hold event to raise safety awareness | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Fishermen's associations in Wales are invited to come together to tackle safety issues. 

Seafish and the Welsh fishing industry's deep concern over fishing safety, and the high number of tragic deaths of fishermen at sea this year, has led to a joint initiative to raise awareness and improve the safety of Welsh fishing vessels and fishermen whilst working at sea.
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Conference highlights disease; animal health and welfare remain aquaculture’s ‘most limiting factor’ | Aquaculture Directory

Conference highlights disease; animal health and welfare remain aquaculture’s ‘most limiting factor’ | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Yet again, attendees of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) annual GOAL conference on Sept. 20 reported that health and disease management is the most important challenge limiting aquaculture’s growth and, ultimately, its role in feeding a growing global population. 

A poll of the audience attending the event in Guangzhou, China, found that 53 percent agreed with that statement, ranking diseases above feed, environmental and social responsibility, investment, education and other issues – just as it has every year since audience polling commenced.
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From Sea to Table: Monterey County Restaurants Serving Up Sustainable Fare | Aquaculture Directory

From Sea to Table: Monterey County Restaurants Serving Up Sustainable Fare | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
From Salinas Valley, also known as the "Salad Bowl of the World," to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, often called the "Serengeti of the Sea," Monterey County offers a bounty of local and sustainable food which makes the region an ideal destination for foodies and wine lovers. 

With the sanctuary right in our backyard, many local chefs and businesses continue their commitment to being better stewards of the sea by using sustainably sourced ingredients and educating their staff about ecologically conscious seafood choices.
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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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