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MEPs approve fisheries blacklist - European Voice

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MEPs approve fisheries blacklist
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The proposal would set up a new rapid procedure for listing countries not co-operating with international rules on illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.
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Five aquaculture innovations reach final round « Aquaculture Directory

Five aquaculture innovations reach final round « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP), Solidaridad and Fresh Studio, hosts of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, invited the top five innovations to move forward to the final round. 

These innovation proposals will advance to the AIC boot camp, where they will get hands-on assistance with developing their business models and perfecting their pitches. Coaches from the fields of business, finance, science and civil society will be on site to provide professional guidance.
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Aquaculture Continues to Grow, Gaining on Capture Fisheries « Aquaculture Directory

Aquaculture Continues to Grow, Gaining on Capture Fisheries « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Food Outlook, a biannual report on global food markets released this month, expects to see an increase in fisheries production in 2017 driven by aquaculture. 

Specifically, global fish consumption is expected to grow by 1.1% in 2017, as aquaculture grows at an even faster rate of 4-5% each year.
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First Ever Joint Advice by EU Fisheries Advisory Councils makes a Unanimous call for Harmonising and improving Implementation of the EU IUU Regulation « Aquaculture Directory

First Ever Joint Advice by EU Fisheries Advisory Councils makes a Unanimous call for Harmonising and improving Implementation of the EU IUU Regulation « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
On 9 June 2017, a joint advice was submitted to the European Commission on behalf of the Long Distance Fleet Advisory Council (LDAC), the Markets Advisory Council (MAC) and the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MedAC), calling unanimously for the improved and harmonised implementation of the EU Regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing across all EU Member States.  
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Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland campaign leads to salmon farming inquiry « Aquaculture Directory

Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland campaign leads to salmon farming inquiry « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland have reported news that will be of interest to supporters: A formal Petition, lodged in the Scottish Parliament in February 2016 by Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland, seeking protection for wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms, has resulted in MSPs launching an Inquiry into the salmon farming industry in Scotland.
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GSSI Benchmark Committee Finds BAP Salmon, Finfish/Crustacean Farm Standards in Alignment, Report in Public Consultation Phase « Aquaculture Directory

GSSI Benchmark Committee Finds BAP Salmon, Finfish/Crustacean Farm Standards in Alignment, Report in Public Consultation Phase « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party aquaculture certification program is one step closer to becoming recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI). 

The process began in December 2015 when BAP applied for GSSI recognition, step one of a seven-step process to determine whether the BAP Finfish and Crustacean Farm Standards and BAP Salmon Farm Standards are in alignment with all Essential Components of the GSSI Global Benchmark Tool.
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Brits all at sea on old fish names « Aquaculture Directory

Brits all at sea on old fish names « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A study of over 2,000 Brits found many are baffled by traditional fish dishes with over half (54%) not knowing, or incorrectly guessing what a kipper is. 

The research conducted for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) aims to highlight the vast array of MSC sustainable seafood available in the UK. It shows that despite being avid fish consumers, many are baffled by traditional dishes such as bloaters, Cullen skink, rock salmon and kippers.
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New Seafish Report Explores Feasibility of South West Innovation Centre to Support Aquaculture and Fisheries Research « Aquaculture Directory

New Seafish Report Explores Feasibility of South West Innovation Centre to Support Aquaculture and Fisheries Research « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A new report from industry body Seafish presents the findings of a feasibility study for developing the former AstraZeneca laboratory in Brixham, now owned by Plymouth University, into a dynamic innovation centre for aquaculture and fisheries research and development.
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Genetics roadmap to develop more resilient farmed fish « Aquaculture Directory

Genetics roadmap to develop more resilient farmed fish « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
WorldFish will embark on new research to create more resilient fish with characteristics such as disease resistance and more effective feed utilization. 

Based on a roadmap developed with world experts at a WorldFish-hosted fish breeding workshop on 23–24 May at The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, the research will use advanced techniques such as genomic selection to introduce these characteristics into its improved tilapia strains.
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Will Fish Get a Humanely Harvested Label? These Brothers Bet $40M on it « Aquaculture Directory

Will Fish Get a Humanely Harvested Label? These Brothers Bet $40M on it « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
When it comes to seafood, we're awash in labels. There are labels to identify sustainable wild, farmed or Fair Trade fish. We're able to scout the canned tuna section for lingo like "pole and line caught." 

And plenty of us use Seafood Watch's green, yellow or red color-rating system to help us avoid a side serving of guilt with our fish supper.
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Shetland Mussels set to double production with multi-million-pound finance package « Aquaculture Directory

Shetland Mussels set to double production with multi-million-pound finance package « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Shetland Mussels Ltd, a primary producer of rope-grown mussels in the Shetland Isles, has secured a multi-million-pound finance package from Clydesdale Bank. 

The company, who already supply over 900 tonnes of mussels to restaurants, wholesalers and retailers up and down the UK every year, is set for expansion, with part of the finance package allocated to funding specialised new production equipment.
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African Launch of 3rd Generation Supra HDPE Netting at World Aquaculture, Cape Town « Aquaculture Directory

African Launch of 3rd Generation Supra HDPE Netting at World Aquaculture, Cape Town « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Following the successful Central American launch of its Supra HDPE Netting during the offshore conference in Ensenada, Mexico followed by the North America presentation at the Seafood Expo in Boston and the European introduction during Seafood Expo Global in Brussels and the Atlantic Fair in Faroe Islands, Fibras Industriales S.A., commercially known as FISA will will now present it’s 3RD generation netting to the African continent during World Aquaculture 2017 organized by the World Aquaculture Society.
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Danish suppliers are ready to meet the growing demand for farmed fish « Aquaculture Directory

Danish suppliers are ready to meet the growing demand for farmed fish « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
29 Danish suppliers to the aquaculture industry will be exhibiting at the Pavilion of Denmark when Aqua Nor in Trondheim opens on August 15. The Danish suppliers bring efficient and long-term solutions to meet the rapid growth in farmed fish. 

When the 29 Danish companies exhibit at the Pavilion of Denmark at Aqua Nor 2017 in Trondheim, they are able to showcase solutions to the entire value chain to the aquaculture industry.
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Guangdong trade delegation pays special visit to Alltech’s European Headquarters in Dunboyne « Aquaculture Directory

Guangdong trade delegation pays special visit to Alltech’s European Headquarters in Dunboyne « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
To better contribute to China’s agriculture, Alltech signed a memo of understanding with Guangdong Evergreen Conglomerate to carry out research on sustainable aquaculture  

Chunhua Hu, Communist Party secretary of Guangdong, led a trade delegation consisting of representatives from the biomedicine, information and communication technology, and financial industries to visit Ireland.
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Aller Aqua research presented achievements in African catfish feed formulation « Aquaculture Directory

Aller Aqua research presented achievements in African catfish feed formulation « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Dr Florian Nagel presented the intensive research activities with African catfish from fingerlings to market size, with emphasis on the ALLER CLARIA FLOAT feed for catfish. 

On the 14th of June 2017, Aller Aqua Research was invited to participate in the first network meeting of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) producers in Germany. 24 participants (farmers, academics and governmental authorities) met at the “Sukower Bioenergie & Welsfarm” in Sukow (North-East Germany).
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From Turmoil – Strength « Aquaculture Directory

From Turmoil – Strength « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The bewildering change of political fortunes over the last few weeks prompts the fair question: what does it all mean for the prospects of the UK fishing industry as the UK leaves the European Union?
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Tassal’s salmon fish farm waste system getting pre-approval ticks from EPA « Aquaculture Directory

Tassal’s salmon fish farm waste system getting pre-approval ticks from EPA « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A trial by Australia's biggest salmon company to collect fish waste under its pens in Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania's west coast looks on track to meet with official approval. 

Tasmania's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) visited the harbour this week and gave a strong indication it would approve the system.
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Evonik and DSM select Blair, Nebraska, as manufacturing site for innovative, new omega-3 fatty acids production « Aquaculture Directory

Evonik and DSM select Blair, Nebraska, as manufacturing site for innovative, new omega-3 fatty acids production « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Evonik and Royal DSM will locate the commercial-scale production facility for their omega-3 fatty acids from natural marine algae for animal nutrition in Blair, Nebraska. 

DSM Nutritional Products and Evonik Nutrition & Care plan to invest around US$ 200 million in the facility (US$ 100 million by each party over circa 2 years).
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noax Technologies and Royal Hawaiian Seafood Partner Together to Improve Processing Environments « Aquaculture Directory

noax Technologies and Royal Hawaiian Seafood Partner Together to Improve Processing Environments « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
In the early morning hours, box trucks from Royal Hawaiian Seafood roam the fog-laden docks of South San Francisco, efficiently collecting fresh fish and seafood from their trusted suppliers. 

By the time the morning sun crests the horizon, Royal Hawaiian Seafood’s 18,000 sq. ft. processing facility begins to buzz with activity. noax Technologies industrial PCs are powered on as trucks unload fresh catch from their climate-controlled containers.
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Top 10 shortlist revealed for 2017 Seafood Restaurant of the Year « Aquaculture Directory

Top 10 shortlist revealed for 2017 Seafood Restaurant of the Year « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Top 10 seafood restaurants in the UK were today announced in the 2017 Seafood Restaurant of the Year competition. The award, presented by Seafish and The Caterer, is designed to find the best restaurants cooking and serving delicious seafood dishes.  

Launched in 2015, the competition assesses restaurants on the quality of the seafood dishes they serve, their responsible sourcing policies and their knowledge of fish and shellfish species both front and back of house.
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To Save The Oceans, Eat More Fish, Especially Herring « Aquaculture Directory

To Save The Oceans, Eat More Fish, Especially Herring « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
It's the start, of the official Alaska Herring Week. Several dozen leading restaurants and retail seafood vendors in the Seattle area will showcase unique dishes and products featuring one of Alaska’s unsung "seafood heroes" during the third annual Alaska Herring Week.
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Stavis Seafoods To Switch to Premium 100% Recyclable Packaging for Fresh Fish « Aquaculture Directory

Stavis Seafoods To Switch to Premium 100% Recyclable Packaging for Fresh Fish « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Stavis Seafoods, a leading international importer and first receiver of seafood, today announced that it will utilize packaging made of 100% recyclable material for fresh fish orders. 

This new packaging is part of an ongoing and proactive effort by Stavis Seafoods to offer more environmentally friendly and responsible options to its customers.
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Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum 2017 maintaining Taiwan as a High Value, Sustainable, and Competitive Aquaculture Location « Aquaculture Directory

Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum 2017 maintaining Taiwan as a High Value, Sustainable, and Competitive Aquaculture Location « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Organised by UBM Asia Ltd., and co-organised with Council of Agriculture of Taiwan (COA), Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum (Aquaculture Taiwan) is the only exhibition that COA endorses in Taiwan.    

Aquaculture Taiwan will take place from 28-30 September 2017 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre, where "innovative, eco-friendly, sustainable" aquaculture technologies and products will make debut. 
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Matis: Our winner comes from Mexico – video contest portraying women working in the seafood industry « Aquaculture Directory

Matis: Our winner comes from Mexico – video contest portraying women working in the seafood industry « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Matis, the Icelandic Food and Biotech R&D institute, in collaboration with WSI the International Association for Women in the Seafood Industry has launched the first worldwide video contest portraying women working in the seafood industry. 
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Commercial Closures Announced by NOAA Fisheries Service Southeast « Aquaculture Directory

Commercial Closures Announced by NOAA Fisheries Service Southeast « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Commercial Harvest of Greater Amberjack in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Will Close on June 20, 2017 

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Commercial harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico will close at 12:01 a.m. on June 20, 2017. Commercial harvest will reopen at 12:01 a.m. (local time on January 1, 2018. 
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Creed to host Brexit Discussion for the fisheries sector as part of Maritime festival Thursday the 29 June 2017 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway « Aquaculture Directory

Creed to host Brexit Discussion for the fisheries sector as part of Maritime festival Thursday the 29 June 2017 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced that he will be hosting a Brexit Discussion focused on the sea-fisheries sector in Galway as part of four days of marine themed events including the BIM National Seafood Conference and Seafest – Ireland’s national maritime festival.
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