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Graduates at Fisheries Department not doing enough — PM | I ...

Graduates at Fisheries Department not doing enough — PM | I ... | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, May 22, IWN – One-third of the more than 30 staff members at the Fisheries Divisions have university degrees, but Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is not satisfied that they are doing as much as ...
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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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FAO and the Mississippi State University (MSU) sponsor the briefing on “Blue Growth: Future of Fish as a Significant Food Source” at the US Congress « Aquaculture Directory

FAO and the Mississippi State University (MSU) sponsor the briefing on “Blue Growth: Future of Fish as a Significant Food Source” at the US Congress « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Liaison Office for North America of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) sponsored  a Congressional Legislative Briefing on “Blue Growth: Future of Fish as a Significant Food Source” on 5 June 2017  in Washington.
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Walton Family Foundation Outlines Seafood Markets Strategy « Aquaculture Directory

Walton Family Foundation Outlines Seafood Markets Strategy « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
This week, during SeaWeb’s Seafood Summit, the Walton Family Foundation (WFF) outlined its five-year strategy for building sustainable seafood markets, building upon 20 years of success across the sustainable seafood movement.  

The seafood markets initiative is part of the foundation’s 2016-2020 ocean strategy that takes a systems approach—working on both the supply and demand side—to promote sustainability in five core countries: Indonesia, Peru, Chile, Mexico and the United States.
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Willis Ocean Issues Alert on Uneviscerated Scomber Fish « Aquaculture Directory

Willis Ocean Issues Alert on Uneviscerated Scomber Fish « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Willis Ocean Inc., Brooklyn, NY, is recalling its “the duck” brand “frozen steamed scomber fish”, because the product was found to be uneviscerated. 

The steamed scomber fish were distributed nationwide through retail stores.  The product comes in a clear plastic wrapped styrofoam tray, containing two whole fish inside with a red label marked “product of Thailand”.  The product upc code is 040459097206.
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The UK seafood industry calls on more female talent to join the sector « Aquaculture Directory

The UK seafood industry calls on more female talent to join the sector « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
• More than three quarters (77 percent) of people already in the UK seafood industry would actively encourage more women to think about a career in the sector 
• Two thirds (67 percent) of those working in the UK seafood industry say the industry could do more to attract female talent 
• Just under a third (30 percent) of UK respondents said they had encountered gender bias 
• Nearly half (48 percent) said the UK industry is perceived as male-dominated and that this is discouraging women taking up roles. 

More than three quarters (77 percent) of people currently working across the UK seafood industry would actively encourage more women to join the sector, according to a new survey by Seafish, the UK industry authority on seafood and IntraFish Media.
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West Coast Senators Join Call for Salmon Disaster Declaration « Aquaculture Directory

West Coast Senators Join Call for Salmon Disaster Declaration « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Some Oregon and California U.S. senators are asking for a federal salmon fishery disaster declaration to support economic recovery in coastal communities in the two states after extensive commercial fishing closures due to declining salmon populations.
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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 

WHAT/WHEN: 

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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Kendal College wins national seafood competition « Aquaculture Directory

Kendal College wins national seafood competition « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A team from Kendal College have won a coveted seafood competition this week, after taking part in the final of the UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year 2017. 

The winning team made up of William Bolsover, aged 17, and Niall Frith, aged 18, were one of nine teams to go to the final on Tuesday 13 June at the Grimsby Institute, Lincolnshire.
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Acme Smoked Fish Unveils Savory Ready-To-Eat Sashimi Style Smoked Salmon « Aquaculture Directory

Acme Smoked Fish Unveils Savory Ready-To-Eat Sashimi Style Smoked Salmon « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Sashimi Style Smoked Salmon. The company’s newest product was first introduced to a select audience at the North American Seafood Expo in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Sashimi Style Smoked Salmon is the latest addition to the company’s Blue Hill Bay® line of premium seafood specialties, which are made without artificial preservatives and sold ready to eat in single-serving packages. Salmon is lightly cured with salt and natural hardwood smoke to provide Acme’s sought-after signature flavor. 
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Australian Western rock lobster fishery achieves world-first with fourth recertification to MSC Standard « Aquaculture Directory

Australian Western rock lobster fishery achieves world-first with fourth recertification to MSC Standard « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Australian Western rock lobster fishery is the first fishery in the world to be recertified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard for a fourth successive time.  

This 2017 recertification again proves that all commercial vessels fishing in the West Coast Rock Lobster fishery licensed by the State of Western Australia meet the MSC’s rigorous sustainability requirements.
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Coastal Commission Rejects Coast Seafood Oyster Farming Expansion « Aquaculture Directory

Coastal Commission Rejects Coast Seafood Oyster Farming Expansion « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The California Coastal Commission voted 6-5 this week in Arcata to reject Coast Seafood Company’s bid to expand what commission staff called the state’s largest shellfish farming operation. 

After hearing several hours of public testimony and staff reports debating the expansion project’s potential impacts to the Humboldt Bay’s ecosystems and recreational uses, Commissioner Mary Shallenberger urged her colleagues to vote no on the 165-acre expansion because she felt it was “way too big” and had too many unknowns.
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