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The company signed an agreement to license some of the university's work on prebiotics to boost health in aquaculture. Researchers there had been exploring work with a bacterial storage polymer for short chain fatty acids - poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate (PHB), the company said. The compound can act as ...
A precipitous drop in agricultural employment in China posits questions over the long-term competitiveness of the country's aquaculture sector, which has long relied on the availability of cheap rural labor. The total number of agricultural workers in China fell from 443.5 million to 314.2 million people ...
Hallett said Colwell's offhand dismissal of local concerns showed the minister has chosen to side with Cooke aquaculture, which operates the aquaculture site near Shelburne through a subsidiary. That undercuts the minister's credibility as the person overseeing aquaculture, according to Hallett.
Atlantic Canadian company Ocean Choice International (OCI) and Norway's Grieg Group have finalized ownership agreement details surrounding the development and execution of the Placentia Bay aquaculture Project, the companies announced on 16 January. The Placentia Bay aquaculture Project ...
The Deputy Minister of MoFAD, Mr Francis Ato Cudjoe who made this known Thursday at a stakeholders' workshop to disseminate results of Zonation of the Volta Lake for aquaculture Study said the Ministry was collaborating with identifiable institutions interested in undertaking fish farming to boost the ...

Farmed fish and shellfish accounted for more than 50% of the worldwide human consumption of these products in 2014. They are expected to provide two-thirds of global consumption by 2030, if not sooner. Hundreds of tons of antimicrobials and antibiotics are used each year to prevent and treat bacterial ...
The cabinet minister responsible for overseeing Nova Scotia's aquaculture industry has dismissed the concerns of one of the harshest critics of the industry and Cooke aquaculture, one of the province's key players. Earlier this month, South Shore lobster fisherman Ricky Hallett told CBC News it appeared ...
Biofouling -- the build-up of damaging biological material -- is a huge economic issue, costing the aquaculture and shipping industries billions of dollars a year in maintenance and extra fuel usage. It is estimated that the increased drag on ship hulls due to biofouling costs the shipping industry in Australia ...
The new aquaculture facility will be dedicated to the production of offspring, its acclimatization and quarantine, and will operate in accordance with international standards. It is designed to ensure that stocks of broodstock can generate high quality eggs, which give rise to specimens resistant to disease and ...
The talk will be delivered by Dr Ching Fong Chang, President of the National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) and co-chair of APA18, which is being organised by the Asian-Pacific Chapter of the World aquaculture Society. The second plenary speaker is Dr Wang Qingyin, President of the China fisheries ...
The Grieg Group and Ocean Choice International (OCI) have finalized the ownership agreement around the proposed Placentia Bay aquaculture Project. Under the agreement, OCI will handle the processing of products farmed at one of the 11 Grieg NL seafarms marine farms. "The agreement marries the ...
As Southeast Asia's aquaculture industry moves to greater production and extra-regional exports, they face an issue of critical importance. USSEC's Southeast Asia aquaculture Program has identified that there are still many in the aquaculture industry that are either unaware of or not paying attention to the ...
One of China's largest producers of freshwater fish, Dahu aquaculture, is betting big on the population having more sex after acquiring a majority stake in a condom company for CNY 1.04 billion ($161 million). Fish and condoms may make unusual bedfellows but the deal demonstrates further Chinese ...
Vietnamese authorities in the central coastal province of Phu Yen will spend nearly VND 2.12 trillion ($93 million) through to 2025 developing aquaculture and fisheries, according to a press release from the Vietnamese Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers. VND 1.45 trillion has been pledged ...
DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - About 40 experts gathered last April in Duluth for the first ever workshop in Minnesota to address the future of raising food fish such as walleye, trout, salmon and shrimp in the state. Minnesota sea Grant has now released a report from the Food-Fish aquaculture workshop. The report ...
The new aquaculture facility will be dedicated to the production of offspring, its acclimatization and quarantine, and will operate in accordance with international standards. It is designed to ensure that stocks of broodstock can generate high quality eggs, which give rise to specimens resistant to disease and ...

(Seychelles news agency) - aquaculture will return to Seychelles in August with the completion of a new facility at Providence - an industrial zone - on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe. A top official from the Seychelles fishing Authority, Aubrey Lesperance said aquaculture is one step towards ...
The problem with net-pen aquaculture is the methodology, i.e. the "net-pen" structure of the system, not the native vs. non-native aspect. Open net-pen structures with high density populations pollute our marine environment with excessive fish waste, excessive uneaten fish food, toxicity from deteriorating ...
The problem with net-pen aquaculture is the methodology, i.e. the "net-pen" structure of the system, not the native vs. non-native aspect. Open net-pen structures with high density populations pollute our marine environment with excessive fish waste, excessive uneaten fish food, toxicity from deteriorating ...
SIR - I read in two recent issues about the proposed licence for mechanical kelp harvesting in Bantry Bay being passed and the Marine Harvest licence for 12 new salmon cages also passed subject to conditions. Salmon farming has a huge environmental impact, but is being promoted by the government ...
This is why the aquaculture Development Zones - clustering fish farming projects in a single location - is such a bad idea. Not only does intensive livestock-rearing pose a high disease risk, but municipal services are notoriously unreliable and expensive, and shared infrastructure and skills from other ...
PORT ANGELES -- Cooke aquaculture Pacific has fired back at the state and its lands commissioner over a recent decision to terminate its lease for an Atlantic salmon farming operation in Port Angeles. Cooke filed a lawsuit Thursday saying the state Department of natural resources and Commissioner of ...
But even as the Delaware Department of natural resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) adds names to the state's aquaculture map, officials said this week that 91 previously approved acres will probably be removed from shellfishing, due to bacteria levels. "Based on new water-quality testing ...
In Coastal geometries, architect and photographer Tugo Cheng conjures minimalist compositions from the fishing nets and bamboo poles on the coast of Fujian. It is a world that's vanishing, since this vital culture is threatened by rapid development. Mee-Lai Stone. Wed 3 Jan 2018 02.00 EST Last modified ...
Maine's aquaculture industry is booming, experts say, and some city officials see a business development opportunity for the long-neglected municipal .... The resulting pier master plan, including a needs assessment for aquaculture and fisheries by the gulf of Maine Research Institute, is expected to be ...
Harrisburg, PA. (WHTM) - The Pennsylvania farm Show is highlighting aquaculture, an emerging industry in the state. According to National aquaculture Association, farmed fish can help satisfy the growing worldwide demand for seafood and protect wild populations from depletion. "A lot of the ...
You can tell a lot about Urban seas aquaculture by the color of the local shrimp farm's water. The darker the water, the richer and more nutrient dense, says Urban Seas owner, Valeska Minkowski. And today, one year after the farm opened in Greenville, the water has a much richer, much murkier hue.
Brazilian aquaculture Feed Producers Seeking to Fight Disease in the Future SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - December 21, 2017 Brazilian aquaculture Feed Producers Seeking to Fight Disease in the Future As Brazil's aquaculture industry grows, feed producers are looking towards the future.
In August, a net pen owned by Cooke aquaculture containing 305,000 Atlantic salmon near Cypress Island collapsed and released no fewer than half of the non-native fish into the essential Washington waterway. The company originally blamed a swollen tide caused by the solar eclipse on the mishap, but ...
Cooke aquaculture says it was "surprised" to see the decision by Washington state's Department of natural resources (DNR) to shutdown its pens containing some 700,000 Atlantic salmon in Port Angeles, and it's prepared to fight to bring them back online. "We believe it is likely the result of some ...
Partnering with the University of Maine, gulf of Maine Research Institute, Maine aquaculture Innovation Center and Lewiston/Auburn Economic Growth Council, MCED stated in a news release that the 2018 program will accept about 40 companies in total, about 10 companies in each of the 2018 locations: ...
investors will put over MYR 504 million ($123m) into a Malaysian food production group's efforts to incubate, breed and farm crabs and finfish, the Malay Mail Online reported. The investments will be made at the Bio Desaru Food Valley complex in Johor, a province in southern Malaysia. RBI Group will ...
His work has advanced the scientific knowledge of fish nutrition and genomics and sustainable aquaculture and has contributed substantially to fisheries management. His dedication, commitment and tenacity no doubt have played a huge part in that success -- but it might not have happened without fate's ...
Ghana's government is seeking to address a trade imbalance by increasing local fish supply by 100,000 metric tons by 2018, through aquaculture development, reports Ghana Web. The minister of fisheries and aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, said the effort will correct the balance of trade deficit that ...
A new method is being tried to increase seafood production through the use of aquaculture. The gulf States Marine fisheries Commission is awarding grants totaling $450,000 for new and unique aquaculture projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The projects will range in size from $50,000 to $100,000 and will be ...
On Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, Southold fish market owner Charles Manwaring talked about the year's scallop season, which he called the biggest in the last four or five years. Manwaring said there were so many scallopers out there that he actually had to turn some away when he ran out of room in his cooler ...
The UK's Natural Environment Research Council and biotechnology & Biological sciences Research Council have launched a funding call for interdisciplinary research and innovation challenges in the aquaculture sector. The two UK research organizations will hold the joint funding call at an event on Dec ...
"Aquaponics combines these two production systems: nutrient-rich aquaculture water is recirculated through standard hydroponic growing beds," Monnereau explained. "This eliminates the need for fertilizer, as all of the nutrients required by the plants are supplied through the fish wastes. The plants clean ...
InnovaSea Systems has purchased a Canadian company that officials from the Boston-based firm said will help it build upon its aquaculture base. Financial terms for acquiring Amirix Systems, a deal which InnovaSea announced on Thursday, 30 November, were not released. Created in 2015, InnovaSea ...
Russian aquaculture has announced it will conduct a secondary public offering on the Moscow stock exchange, where the producer is now listed. Funds gained through the SPO will go to finance general corporate needs and an extensive investment program aimed at becoming one of the biggest ...
Amirix is the parent company of Vemco, HTI Vemco and Realtime aquaculture. The former are leaders in fish tracking and monitoring solutions for fisheries researchers worldwide, while Realtime aquaculture specializes in real time environmental monitoring of fish farms. Both product lines are based on ...
Campus del Mar is leading a project intended to contribute to the adaptation of the marine aquaculture sector and, more specifically, turbot, seabream and sea bass farming, to climate change in Spanish territory. On Tuesday the launch ceremony of the project was held in Galicia and it was attended by the ...
iFarm, a new salmon farming concept developed by BioSort in conjunction with fish farming company Cermaq, is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Norwegian Directorate of fisheries has declared iFarm to be within the scope of its development license system, under which Cermaq has submitted ...
Russian aquaculture has announced the pricing of its secondary public offering of new ordinary shares of the company at RUB 120 (USD 2) per share. Through the initiative, the company expects to raise around RUB 2 billion (USD 34 million) during the offering, selling 16.7 million shares that are part of ...
DAGUPAN CITY -- The government needs to create a Department of fisheries in order to improve fish production for domestic consumption and for export, leading aquaculture experts said here on Tuesday. Rafael Guerrero, the scientist who developed the sex reversal technology used in culturing ...
The announcement follows the signing of a formal memorandum of understanding between the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and fisheries and a university delegation - led by Acting Institute of aquaculture Director, Professor Herve Migaud and Director of International and Recruitment, Stuart ...
Delta Blue aquaculture's Jeff Fort has signed on with the Global aquaculture Alliance as its new chief operating officer, adding to his existing role as chief financial officer, the organization announced in late November. Fort, who has been involved with GAA since it was created in 1997, has been CFO since ...
Delaware's Department of natural resources and Environmental Control, starting Dec. 5, will again accept applications from people who want to farm oysters and clams in Delaware's Inland Bays. But most of the available acres are near an area the state has been warning aquaculture enthusiasts about.
Building on the successful courses that we run for St Andrew's University, 5m are developing partnerships with research establishments, universities and industry to deliver a new range of distance learning training to aquaculture industry personnel," says Nigel Balmforth, 5m's head of publishing. The three ...


 

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