1. Feedback sought for water quality project - Aquaculture producers and researchers have been asked to provide feedback on a project that aims to improve the sustainability of shell- and finfish aquaculture - as well as fish welfare - by developi…
  2. Benchmark strengthens Mediterranean presence - Harry Tziouysvas has been appointed as technical service manager for Benchmark Animal Health in the Mediterranean.
  3. Marine larval feed launched - A new feed designed to improve the quality, performance and robustness of marine finfish larvae has been launched this week by INVE Aquaculture.
  4. Stofnfiskur win approval to continue export of Atlantic salmon ova to Chile
  5. Cleanerfish to take centre stage in Aviemore - Some of Britain’s leading cleanerfish experts are taking part in a Q&A session as part of Aquaculture UK in May.
  6. Brexit threatens UK seafood exports - Brexit could have a “potentially devastating” effect on the value of Scottish seafood exports, which rose by 23 percent last year to £944 million.
  7. Funding windfall for humane seafood harvest - £1.7 million has been pledged by an anonymous donor towards projects that improve the welfare of fish, crustaceans and cephalopods at the time of harvest.
  8. Horrors of Taiwanese fishing fleet exposed - Beatings at gunpoint, slavery, dangerous working conditions and squalid living conditions are among the challenges facing migrant fishermen working aboard Taiwanese-owned fishing vessels, according to…
  9. Seafood giant joins marine plastics battle - Thai Union, one of the world’s largest seafood companies, has joined forces with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) in a drive to reduce the growing problem of marine plastic pollution.
  10. Salmon firm backs wrasse fishery regulations - A Scottish salmon farming company has pledged to ensure that any wild-caught wrasse it uses as cleanerfish are sustainably sourced.

Articles and Market Reports

  1. Microsporidians: a macro problem in aquaculture - Over 80 species of microsporidia are known to infect fish and aquatic invertebrates, explains The Fish Vet Group’s Anna Herrero.
  2. How to improve seafood welfare at slaughter - Huw Golledge, senior scientific programme manager for the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA), explains some of the key the issues that helped inspire a £1.7 million donation to projects that improve t…
  3. AGD: a practical guide, part 1 - In the first installment of a two-part review of amoebic gill disease (AGD), John Angles explores the history of the pathogen, which has emerged to become one of the most significant global health cha…
  4. Women in aquaculture: Dr Mary Lundeba - Aquaculture can offer a food-secure future for Zambia according to Dr Mary Lundeba, who works with WorldFish.
  5. Women in aquaculture: the Aquagettes - On International Women's Day, Dr Sophie Fridman, a post-doctoral research fellow at Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture, explains why she and three colleagues decided to establish an organisation to p…
  6. Women in aquaculture: Dr Solveig van Nes - Dr Solveig van Nes, Marine & Maritime Director of Creuna, Norway, has played a key role in initiating a digital education platform that teaches Norway's next generation about the vast potential of the…
  7. Accelerating aquaculture investment - Carsten Krome, the co-founder of Hatch, the first ever aquaculture accelerator, explains to The Fish Site what the initiative aims to achieve.
  8. Why pond producers struggle to meet tilapia production goals in Ghana - Ghana’s goal to nearly double its aquaculture production this year is only feasible if problems related to seed stock, feeds and fish health are solved.
  9. Women in aquaculture: Han Han - Han Han, CEO and founder of China Blue , explains how the non-for-profit organisation is helping to improve the sustainability of China’s aquaculture production.
  10. How aquaculture is reshaping gender roles in Bangladesh - For developing nations, aquaculture is often regarded as an opportunity to provide jobs and food security. However, as a recent report suggests, aquaculture has the potential to empower women too.