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Whirling disease in Banff could impact fisheries throughout southern Alberta

Whirling disease in Banff could impact fisheries throughout southern Alberta | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
As officials test 700 samples from streams and rivers downstream of Banff National Park, scientists say the discovery of whirling disease in Alberta could have major implications for the province's fisheries.
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Blue economy synergies prompt UCC to seek €120m Horizon funding

Blue economy synergies prompt UCC to seek €120m Horizon funding | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The blue economy represents roughly 5.4m jobs and generates a gross added value of almost €500bn a year, says UCC-led MARIBE.
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If you like eating tuna, prepare to pay more

If you like eating tuna, prepare to pay more | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission will meet in October to decide on conservation measures for bigeye and yellowfin tuna in the Eastern Pacific.
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Bogaz Seafood Industries AG Begins the development of a Unique and Highly Commercial Product – High Protein Fish Feed | Aquaculture Directory

Bogaz Seafood Industries AG Begins the development of a Unique and Highly Commercial Product – High Protein Fish Feed | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Bogaz Seafood Industries AG, a major player in the seafood processing industry, has announced that it is currently teaming up with a network of international universities to develop a unique High-Protein Fish Feed (“HPFF”). The innovative product is a novel innovation and a new kind of fish feed derived from sustainable and natural resources
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Search is on for Top Learners in Scotland’s Land-Based and Aquaculture Industries | Aquaculture Directory

Search is on for Top Learners in Scotland’s Land-Based and Aquaculture Industries | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Lantra Scotland, the sector skills council for the land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation industries, has opened up nominations for its 2017 Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards. 

Now in their 14th year, the awards celebrate the hard work and achievements of the country’s most talented and successful Modern Apprentices, trainees, school pupils, as well as mentors and secondary schools.
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JustFoodERP Introduces variable weight support, other improvements to its Software | Aquaculture Directory

JustFoodERP Introduces variable weight support, other improvements to its Software | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
JustFoodERP, a leader in the food software industry, has released JustFoodERP 2015 Feature Pack 3, a product update containing a suite of valuable new features. 

The all-in-one business software unites different parts of a food manufacturing or distribution business under one integrated system and now contains broader built-in support for variable weight products such as those found in meat and seafood industries.
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Mycotoxins represent a Real Risk to Aquaculture: BIOMIN Aqua Days | Aquaculture Directory

Mycotoxins represent a Real Risk to Aquaculture: BIOMIN Aqua Days | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
“Mycotoxins represent a real risk to aquaculture,” according to Rui Gonçalves, Scientist Aquaculture at BIOMIN, citing recent data from a recent peer-reviewed scientific study showing that deoxynivalenol and fumonisins were the most common mycotoxins found in finished aquafeeds (Gonçalves et al. 2016).
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Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are washing up in New Jersey

Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are washing up in New Jersey | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Thousands of fish likely suffocated in New Jersey's Waackaack Creek.
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Theresa May urged to send in Royal Navy and air force to defend British waters from foreign trawlers after Brexit

Theresa May urged to send in Royal Navy and air force to defend British waters from foreign trawlers after Brexit | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
EU quotas mean that 1.7mil tonnes of fish are thrown away each year - half of what is caught in our sea
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When Poverty and Marine Conservation Are Linked, Start a Responsible Fishing Movement

When Poverty and Marine Conservation Are Linked, Start a Responsible Fishing Movement | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean while facilitating conservation, research, education, and community development programs…...
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U.S. judge orders Teck Resources to pay aboriginal group $8.25-million

U.S. judge orders Teck Resources to pay aboriginal group $8.25-million | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Teck was fined $3-million for three offences under the federal Fisheries Act and $400,000 for two offences under provincial legislation
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Thai Union: Our response to Greenpeace | Aquaculture Directory

Thai Union: Our response to Greenpeace | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Thai Union and all of its brands around the world are committed to operating in an environmentally and socially responsible manner — our future and the future of the oceans depend on it. There are no quick or easy solutions when it comes to sustainability, but we are working tirelessly and investing significantly to achieve real changes that will benefit the marine environment for all.
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New diagnostics tools could save millions for Scottish aquaculture industry | Aquaculture Directory

New diagnostics tools could save millions for Scottish aquaculture industry | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Monitoring of farmed fish and their environment to be boosted as the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) invests nearly £250,000 in projects to improve biodiversity and fish health in farming.
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Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say

Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
New England is running out of mussels. The Gulf of Maine's once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say.
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Plastic found in third of fish caught in Britain because of microbeads

Plastic found in third of fish caught in Britain because of microbeads | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A major study found widespread contamination of cod, haddock, mackerel and shellfish by microbeads used in shower gels, toothpastes and beauty products.
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Seafood show to focus on sustainable fisheries | Aquaculture Directory

Seafood show to focus on sustainable fisheries | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aquaculture experts from various countries will speak on sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and on enhancing quality to boost seafood exports in the international market, during the three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS) to be conducted in the State.
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Your weekly Seafood Roundup newsletter

Your weekly Seafood Roundup newsletter | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Aquaculturedirectory's insight:
Seafood RoundUp - Your Weekly Industry Newsletter 30th August 2016
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Major brands back Seafood Week by agreeing to support campaign | Aquaculture Directory

Major brands back Seafood Week by agreeing to support campaign | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Three major players in seafood have signed up to support Seafood Week, the annual consumer campaign run by Seafish to get more people eating more fish more often. 

Joining a series of household names from across the supply chain, retail giant Tesco, UK household favourite Birds Eye, and international hotel network Hilton Worldwide, are the latest to back the eight day celebration of fish and shellfish.
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BAP’s Marcos Moya relocates to Europe | Aquaculture Directory

BAP’s Marcos Moya relocates to Europe | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division announced in late August that it is repositioning its international business development team with the relocation of Marcos Moya, BAP’s manager of supply development, to Europe. Moya recently relocated from Vancouver, Canada, to Valencia, Spain.
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BioMar-Sagun feed factory opens in Turkey | Aquaculture Directory

BioMar-Sagun feed factory opens in Turkey | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Joint Venture between the Danish feed company BioMar and Turkish seafood company Sagun officially opened a state-of-the-art fish feed factory in Söke, Turkey on Thursday 25th August. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by more than three hundred guests.
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Saving the Seas From China's Bloated Fishing Industry

Saving the Seas From China's Bloated Fishing Industry | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Japan is the latest country to feel the brunt of China’s fishing industry, which suffers from overcapacity due to huge government subsidies.
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EU Commission Invests Millions in Israeli Net That Reduces Ecological Impact of Fish Farming

EU Commission Invests Millions in Israeli Net That Reduces Ecological Impact of Fish Farming | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
EU Commission Invests Millions in Israeli Net That Reduces Ecological Impact of Fish Farming https://t.co/p84vohkYn7
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Whirling disease found in Banff National Park, posing threat to trout populations

Whirling disease found in Banff National Park, posing threat to trout populations | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Visitors to Banff National Park may have to find new summer swimming spots after a trout-killing parasite, never before seen in Canada, was found there this week.
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Feds take aim at fish imports, but local shrimpers stand to gain little | Aquaculture Directory

Feds take aim at fish imports, but local shrimpers stand to gain little | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A federal agency will soon enforce a longstanding law that requires nations that export shrimp, fish and other seafood to the U.S. to have the same regulations to protect marine creatures from being caught inadvertently. 

But local shrimpers say they expect the rule, published Wednesday by NOAA Fisheries, to have little impact on the wave of cheaper imports that for years have made it difficult for them to compete.
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Nova Scotia Oyster Producers guarding against Bacteria Spread by Climate Change | Aquaculture Directory

Nova Scotia Oyster Producers guarding against Bacteria Spread by Climate Change | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

An oyster-dwelling species of bacteria is moving northward because of warming ocean temperatures, and oyster producers and regulators in Nova Scotia are already preparing themselves for the migration. 


Vibrio parahaemolyticus, or VP — which can cause serious illness and is occasionally fatal — is spread by the consumption of raw or undercooked seafood.

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