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Experts warning against farmed salmon consumption draws concern | Aquaculture Directory

Experts warning against farmed salmon consumption draws concern | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Following a debate regarding the health dangers of eating farmed salmon due to its high level of toxins, it has been revealed that Norwegian authorities have lobbied in the European Union (EU) to allow farmed salmon to contain higher toxin levels.
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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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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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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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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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