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Nine fisheries are responsible for half of drowned whales and wasteful fish bycatch

Nine fisheries are responsible for half of drowned whales and wasteful fish bycatch | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Oceana reports that just nine major fisheries account for roughly half the world's bycatch, the deadly capture of billions of pounds of non-target species.
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BCSFA: Salmon industry could grow four-fold by 2020 with aquaculture act - Undercurrent News

BCSFA: Salmon industry could grow four-fold by 2020 with aquaculture act - Undercurrent News | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
BCSFA: Salmon industry could grow four-fold by 2020 with aquaculture act Undercurrent News A “proper” aquaculture act would create 8,000 jobs by 2020 and 20,000 jobs by 2035, argues BC Salmon Farmer's executive director Jeremy Dunn, who addressed a...
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Startup to push for insect feed development with €2m funding | Undercurrent News

Startup to push for insect feed development with €2m funding | Undercurrent News | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
RT @turtleboy19: french insects the solution for fish farming - some bets are being taken http://t.co/DllQYSdYGH
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Fisheries Agency imposes sustainable crabbing rules - Taipei Times

Fisheries Agency imposes sustainable crabbing rules - Taipei Times | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Fisheries Agency imposes sustainable crabbing rules Taipei Times Restrictions on the amount and kinds of crabs caught by offshore fishing boats will come into force today as part of efforts to ensure the sustainable fishing of the oceanic crabs...
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Vietnam Aquaculture Festival 2014 to Promote Local Aquaculture

Vietnam Aquaculture Festival 2014 to Promote Local Aquaculture | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
VIET NAM - The Viet Nam Aquaculture Festival 2014 kicked off in central coastal Phu Yen province, about 950 km south from capital Hanoi, on Friday and is scheduled to last until 2 April, to highlight local aquaculture, according to organizers.
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Press Conference On Awful Consequences For Ukraine's Fishing Industry When ... - Ukrainian News Agency

Press Conference On Awful Consequences For Ukraine's Fishing Industry When ... - Ukrainian News Agency | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Press Conference On Awful Consequences For Ukraine's Fishing Industry When ...
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Today Ukraine's fishing industry is without manager, what has extremely negative consequences.
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Soybean Meal Demand from Pakistani Aquaculture Runs Deep

Soybean Meal Demand from Pakistani Aquaculture Runs Deep | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
PAKISTAN - Lucas Heinen, a soybean farmer from Everest, Kan., was surprised at how much he had in common with the Pakistani aquaculture-industry representatives who recently traveled more than 7,000 miles to Kansas State University (K-State) last...
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Deadline for Australia BAP Auditor Course Approaching

Deadline for Australia BAP Auditor Course Approaching | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA - New auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry observers are invited to attend a Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Auditor Training Course in Adelaide,...
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EU largest global importer of seafood products | Aquaculture Directory

EU largest global importer of seafood products | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
EU largest global importer of seafood products – EU Fish Market 2014 report published today “The EU fish Market 2014” report published today confirms the EU's position as a major consumption market and the largest importer of seafood products, making up 24% of the total value of world trade.
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Notice from the European Commission | Aquaculture Directory

Notice from the European Commission | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
After having approved the takeover of Morpol by Marine Harvest on 30 September 2013, the European Commission has informed Marine Harvest that it is currently investigating whether Marine Harvest has committed an infringement of the suspension obligation and of the notification requirement under the European Merger Regulation by acquiring an initial shareholding in Morpol, before the related acquisition was notified to and approved by the European Commission.
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Foundation receives funding to coordinate 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off | Aquaculture Directory

Foundation receives funding to coordinate 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition (Coalition), through the Gulf and South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation, Inc. (Foundation), and with assistance from the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Gulf Seafood Institute, and the Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA), will host the 11th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The Cook-Off is the nation’s most prestigious seafood cooking competition, and is supported by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, audited by the National Fisheries Institute, and endorsed by the National Restaurant Association. The event will be held in conjunction with LRA Foodservice Expo in the Southwest Airlines Gulf Coast Seafood Pavilion in New Orleans, LA on August 2, 2014. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/foundation-receives-funding-coordinate-2014-great-american-seafood-cook/#sthash.A5E4pZzN.dpuf

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New models for consumer facing operators (food service) | Aquaculture Directory

New models for consumer facing operators (food service) | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The term ‘consumer-facing operators’ refers to all companies that serve MSC-certified seafood to final consumers. This includes retailers with fresh fish counters, caterers and restaurant groups. However, research has shown that these operators face a range of barriers preventing them from getting MSC certified, including:
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MHG – Agreement to divest UK farming assets | Aquaculture Directory

MHG – Agreement to divest UK farming assets | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Marine Harvest is pleased to announce an agreement to divest its integrated farming operations on the Shetland and Orkney Islands to Cooke Aquaculture Inc. The operations have a combined harvest volume of 17.4 thousand GWT estimated for 2014. The agreed Enterprise Value (EV) is UK£122.5 (US$202.959) million, which corresponds to an EV/kg of approximately NOK 70. Closing of the transaction is expected in the second quarter.
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Geelong to become abalone processing heartland | G21 Geelong Region Alliance

Geelong to become abalone processing heartland | G21 Geelong Region Alliance | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
$377k funding for new seafood processing facility will help Bellarine become aquaculture production hub http://t.co/kzeVCqGtNZ #GRIIF
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Canadian firm takes over Meridian Salmon - Shetland Times Online

Canadian firm takes over Meridian Salmon - Shetland Times Online | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Canadian firm takes over Meridian Salmon Shetland Times Online One of Shetland's largest salmon producers, Meridian Salmon, has been bought by North America's biggest fish farming company, Cooke Aquaculture, in a deal worth £122.5 million, to be...
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Climate-hit fisheries 'can still meet demand in 2050' - SciDev.Net

Climate-hit fisheries 'can still meet demand in 2050' - SciDev.Net | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Climate-hit fisheries 'can still meet demand in 2050' SciDev.Net This means that changes in the effectiveness of fisheries' management and trade practices will remain the main influence on whether global fish production rises or falls, concludes...
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BC's aquaculture claimed to be boosted through regulations - FIS

BC's aquaculture claimed to be boosted through regulations - FIS | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
BC's aquaculture claimed to be boosted through regulations FIS “An Aquaculture Act for Canada … will define aquaculture in federal law and provide a unifying, long-term framework that recognizes aquaculture's growing importance to Canada's...
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World Fishing & Aquaculture - Fish Farm visit confirmed for Offshore Mariculture Conference

World Fishing & Aquaculture - Fish Farm visit confirmed for Offshore Mariculture Conference | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference will benefit fish farmers who are either growing their offshore fish farming business or are looking to move their businesses offshore.
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Stakeholder workshop on sustainable fish feed for aquaculture

Stakeholder workshop on sustainable fish feed for aquaculture. Press Releases. FEFAC News.
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Two Combined Gulf of St. Lawrence Shrimp Fisheries Achieve MSC Re-certification

Two Combined Gulf of St. Lawrence Shrimp Fisheries Achieve MSC Re-certification | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
CANADA - Two Canadian MSC certified fisheries, the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GOSL) northern shrimp and the Gulf of St.
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AQUA-TNET News - March 2014

AQUA-TNET News - March 2014 | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The March edition of the Aqua-tnet Newsletter has been published. This includes news of a workpackage 1 meeting in Stirling this month and further information about the Annual Meeting scheduled for June 26-27th. In particular the keynote speaker, who will be Prof. Luc François from Gent University - An expert in European Higher Education. 


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John Bostock's curator insight, March 29, 11:50 AM

Don't miss the latest round-up of news about the Aqua-tnet project and aquaculture and fisheries education and training; as well as other useful project and resource links.

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AAIRMC speaker Chris Kennedy | Aquaculture Directory

AAIRMC speaker Chris Kennedy | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Company (SMMI) is one of the most successful insurers in the aquaculture insurance market. Chris Kennedy, SMMI’s Regional Manager for Australasia, will provide a paper at the AAIRMC on the experience of the market outside Norway.
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P2G Fish Farm visit confirmed for the 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference 2014 | Aquaculture Directory

P2G Fish Farm visit confirmed for the 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference 2014 | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The 5th Offshore Mariculture Conference will benefit fish farmers who are either growing their offshore fish farming business or are looking to move their businesses offshore. Delegates from more than 18 countries have already signed up to the two day technical conference and organisers can now confirm that delegates will have the opportunity to visit the Piscicoltura del Golfo di Gaeta (P2G) offshore fish farm on the third and final day of the conference.
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Industry update: MSC monitoring exercise successfully completed on Russian SOO pollock fishery supply chain | Aquaculture Directory

Industry update: MSC monitoring exercise successfully completed on Russian SOO pollock fishery supply chain | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Following the MSC certification of the Russian Sea of Okhotsk (SOO) pollock fishery in September 2013, the MSC carried out proactive monitoring to investigate the integrity of the fishery’s supply chain.
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Piracy: FAO, Puntland President launch Somali fishermen database | Aquaculture Directory

Piracy: FAO, Puntland President launch Somali fishermen database | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Puntland authorities have launched the first database for Somali fishermen in decades aimed at improving management of fisheries in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.
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