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Aquaculture lease might be thin edge of a larger wedge - South Coast Register

Aquaculture lease might be thin edge of a larger wedge - South Coast Register | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aquaculture lease might be thin edge of a larger wedge South Coast Register FORMER chairman of the Jervis Bay Marine Park Advisory Committee Attila Kaszo fears a proposed commercial mussel farm in Jervis Bay could be the start of larger things to...
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Seafish to launch TESS: Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels « Aquaculture Directory

Seafish to launch TESS: Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, will be attending the forthcoming Seafood Expo Global in Brussels to provide briefings on Seafish initiatives, alongside launching their latest tool TESS: Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing.

TESS is a comprehensive online signposting tool, directing users to a large number of free resources that can be used to manage social risks in seafood supply chains.
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Cape Cod Fishermen Push to Protect Herring Stocks « Aquaculture Directory

Cape Cod Fishermen Push to Protect Herring Stocks « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Tuna fisherman and charter boat captain Bruce Peters has watched as a relatively dependable source of income dried up. 


Atlantic bluefin tuna, massive schooling fish renowned as a delicacy served raw in Japan, can be worth thousands of dollars apiece to fishermen. But catches declined in the waters off Cape Cod from 2.4 million pounds landed between 1996 to 2000 to a little over 1 million pounds from 2001 to 2005, and just 531,000 from 2006 to 2010.

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Marine Harvest Chooses Groundbreaking Technology to Secure Freshness « Aquaculture Directory

Marine Harvest Chooses Groundbreaking Technology to Secure Freshness « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Marine Harvest is planning to introduce a new and disruptive technology innovation for their fish products on the European market. By adding the industry leading smart labelling indicator Keep-it® to their products, they will be the first global seafood company to offer customers and consumers a tool that shows accurate and real time freshness and shelf life.
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New funding to explore the impact of Brexit on UK fisheries policy « Aquaculture Directory

New funding to explore the impact of Brexit on UK fisheries policy « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A collaborative research project between the University of Aberdeen and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) focusing on the process and consequences of the UK leaving the European Union is among only 25 to be awarded highly competitive funding by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of The UK in a Changing Europe initiative.  

The project explores UK Fisheries Policy Post-Brexit
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Wisconsin Home to Nation’s First Indoor Atlantic Salmon Farm « Aquaculture Directory

Wisconsin Home to Nation’s First Indoor Atlantic Salmon Farm « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
On the hilltop above the I-94 exit to Northfield sits a high-tech building that houses Superior Fresh, the first indoor Atlantic salmon farm in the U.S. 

Chief operating officer Brandon Gottsacker touts the cutting-edge nature of the aquaculture facility.
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MASTS success rewarded with further five years of funding « Aquaculture Directory

MASTS success rewarded with further five years of funding « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) is delighted to announce that it has secured a further five years of funding from the Scottish Funding Council enabling it to continue its important work through to 2022.
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European Launch of 3rd Generation Supra HDPE Netting at Seafood Expo Global « Aquaculture Directory

Following the successful launch of its Supra HDPE Netting during the offshore conference in Ensenada, Mexico and its North America presentation during the Seafood Expo in Boston, Fibras Industriales S.A., commercially known as FISA will introduce it’s 3RD generation netting to the European market at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. 

FISA will have a stand together with Sea Protein S.A., its sister company dedicated to scallop farming, in Hall 7 Stand 7-1749
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In Bangladesh, people are eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it « Aquaculture Directory

In Bangladesh, people are eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
People in Bangladesh are now eating 30% more fish than they did 20 years ago, but they are getting a smaller amount of important nutrients from it, a new study shows. Fish is widely known as a healthy food, rich in protein and other nutrients, so how can this be? Well, it comes down to the types of fish available for people to eat.
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Super Bowl Coming to Atlanta Prompts Shift in 2019 IPPE Show Dates « Aquaculture Directory

Super Bowl Coming to Atlanta Prompts Shift in 2019 IPPE Show Dates « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Super Bowl is coming to Atlanta in 2019. As a result, the show dates for the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will be moved to February 12 – 14, 2019. IPPE will continue to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., and all IPPE contracted hotels will still be available as normal.
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Why Canada’s Seafood Market Is So Bad, And Costs So Much « Aquaculture Directory

Why Canada’s Seafood Market Is So Bad, And Costs So Much « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

Imagine a fish market, clean and bustling, where the molluscs on display include a half-dozen varieties of live clams, a dozen different types of oysters and cockles, and diver scallops sporting shells the size of saucers. 


The display includes langoustines, turbot and Dover sole from the North Sea, but there are also innumerable Canadian products in the mix: bluefin tuna, both belly and loin, as well as albacore, Atlantic lobster, Dungeness and snow crab, sea urchin and king salmon, to name just a few.

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Integrated aquaculture based on sustainable water recirculating system for the Victoria Lake Basin « Aquaculture Directory

Integrated aquaculture based on sustainable water recirculating system for the Victoria Lake Basin « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Lake Victoria, surrounded by Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, is the second largest freshwater lake in the world and of key socio-economic importance for the region, supporting a population of around 30 million, through large scale fishing, agriculture, tourism and other local industries. 

Despite its crucial importance, Lake Victoria has suffered the consequences of overexploitation of its resources (mainly fish stocks) and alarming pollution.
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Marine Harvest signs €2.5m Galway deal « Aquaculture Directory

Marine Harvest Ireland has signed a deal worth €2.5million with Mannin Bay Salmon Company Ltd to grow organic salmon on sites in Bertraghboy Bay in Galway. 

The five-year agreement will see collaboration on the production of three crops of salmon meaning continuity of supply for local processor, Kilkieran Salmon and Marine Harvest Ireland’s Rinmore Processing plant in Donegal.
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Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues « Aquaculture Directory

Fishermen and others interested in federal fishery management issues will want to mark their calendars for upcoming meetings that may affect fishing for snapper grouper, mackerel, cobia, dolphin and wahoo, as well as policies affecting essential fish habitat and ecosystem-based management and the harvest of spiny lobster.
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Research Backs Plans for Aquaculture in Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon « Aquaculture Directory

Research Backs Plans for Aquaculture in Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A new report from industry body Seafish has confirmed the potential for aquaculture in the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (TLSB), which could be used to farm a range of marine species. 

The report is part of a trio of inter-related publications from "Closing the Circle: Aquaculture Development in Enclosed Waters", a project supported through Seafish's Strategic Investment Programme (SIP). SIP has allowed Seafish to fund additional, strategically important work consistent with its Corporate Plan objectives.
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Nelson mussel hatchery research bears fruit with first harvest « Aquaculture Directory

Nelson mussel hatchery research bears fruit with first harvest « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Farming mussels has always been a haphazard affair, but now New Zealand scientists have managed to coax them to breed in captivity. 

The first of 500 tonnes of the greenshell mussels from a joint Government-private company programme are about to be harvested in the Marlborough Sounds. The research promises to give farmers more control and certainty over growing the indigenous shellfish, worth $350 million to the economy.
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Dynamic System Announces SIMBA Traceability & Production System for Aquaculture Industry « Aquaculture Directory

Dynamic System Announces SIMBA Traceability & Production System for Aquaculture Industry « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Kirkland, Washington leader in Barcode Traceability Systems for Seafood Processors launches SIMBA for Aquafarming and Fish Farms. The SIMBA Line of Traceability & Production Software are designed to provide seafood processors the ability to handle, label and track their products faster and more accurately.
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Researchers Identify Widespread Parasite in Alaska Scallops « Aquaculture Directory

Researchers Identify Widespread Parasite in Alaska Scallops « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A lot of Alaska’s scallops are sick, and scientists are trying to figure out why. Alaska’s scallop fishery is a small one; in recent years it has included four boats, with just one operating in Kamishak Bay in Lower Cook Inlet. The rest operate out of Kodiak on grounds stretching from Yakutat to the Bering Sea.
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Europharma head back to old stomping ground to help future leaders of the aquaculture industry « Aquaculture Directory

Europharma head back to old stomping ground to help future leaders of the aquaculture industry « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Europharma, one of the world’s leading developers of fish health and welfare programmes, has visited the University of Stirling to help students explore career paths in the aquaculture industry. 

Two members of Europharma attended the Aquaculture Careers 2017 Event and are former graduates of the university’s Institute of Aquaculture. Fraser Howarth, Sales Support Administrator of the company’s Fishguard product and Sean Black, Fish Health Advisor of Europharma both spent time at the aquaculture hub before embarking on their careers with the Clydebank-based company.
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AquaBioTech Group awarded the Aquaculture Farm Innovation Award « Aquaculture Directory

AquaBioTech Group awarded the Aquaculture Farm Innovation Award « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The AquaBioTech Group has been awarded the Aquaculture Farm Innovation Award for the development of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Centre for Marine Research (Phase 2). The AgraME │AquaME │ VetME Awards is a prestigious competition held in Dubai organised by Informa Exhibitions parallel to the AgraME │AquaME │ VetME events and endorsed by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change & Environment.
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Tracking fish “from sea to plate” to keep illegal catches out of global supply chains « Aquaculture Directory

Tracking fish “from sea to plate” to keep illegal catches out of global supply chains « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
International guidelines on catch documentation schemes approach the finish line 

An FAO-led push to establish internationally agreed standards that can guide the development of catch documentation schemes aimed at keeping illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important step forward.
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Nutreco publishes sustainability report « Aquaculture Directory

Nutreco publishes sustainability report « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
In 2016, Nutreco has made steady progress against its sustainability objectives. The launch of Nuterra, Nutreco’s new sustainability programme was an important milestone. 

Aligned with and contributing to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, Nuterra sets out a more focused sustainability strategy and provides tools to implement it throughout the entire organisation. The 2016 Sustainability Report was drafted according to the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards. It was awarded with third-party assurance by our independent auditors.
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Will the NC General Assembly Support Oyster Farmers? « Aquaculture Directory

Will the NC General Assembly Support Oyster Farmers? « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The state’s shellfish growers could receive a boost from Raleigh if the Marine Aquaculture Development Act becomes law, experts said. 

If passed, the bill would create a permitting process for aquaculture activities such as shellfish growing, while also requesting the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries ask the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fishery Management Councils to allow the work in the federal waters off the state’s coast.
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Orange roughy’s redemption celebrated at book launch « Aquaculture Directory

Orange roughy’s redemption celebrated at book launch « Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The remarkable turnaround of New Zealand’s orange roughy fishery, long-hailed as an example of over-fishing, has been detailed in a book to be launched tonight in Wellington. The book Roughy on the Rise was written by Tim Pankhurst, former editor of the Dominion Post and now Chief Executive of the fishing industry’s peak body, Seafood New Zealand.
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U.S. imposes new seafood import rules to minimize harm to marine mammals « Aquaculture Directory

DFO says it's too soon to know what fisheries in Canada will be affected, local industry concerned 

The United States is now requiring proof that its seafood imports are harvested in a way that minimizes harm to marine mammals like whales — and that has concerned some members of Atlantic Canada's fishing industry.
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Cooke Aquaculture plans to relocate salmon farm to east of Ediz Hook « Aquaculture Directory

Cooke Aquaculture plans to relocate its Atlantic-salmon farming operation east of Ediz Hook because of the U.S. Navy’s pier project at the hook, Innes Weir, general manager, said Tuesday. 

“The Navy in its divine wisdom decided it was going to build a pier pretty much on top of where we farm,” he told Port Angeles Business Association members during their meeting Tuesday.
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