News

  1. Second salmon RAS planned for Maine - A land-based aquaculture facility that could be capable of producing 50,000 tonnes of Atlantic salmon a year is due to begin construction in Maine this year.
  2. Global fishing footprint revealed - A new study has revealed that commercial fishing covers more than 55 percent of the ocean’s surface - over four times the area covered by agriculture.
  3. Fish pathology photo winner announced - The winner of the European Association of Fish Pathologists’ inaugural photo competition has been announced today.
  4. Asian shrimp industry in the spotlight - The challenges facing the Asian shrimp industry will be the focus of the 8th Aquaculture Roundtable Series (TARS), which is taking place on August 15-16 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  5. New sea bass vaccine approved - Pharmaq’s new injectable vaccine to help fish farmers combat Nodavirus in European sea bass has received marketing authorisation in Spain, Italy, Croatia and Greece.
  6. Last gasp attempt to prevent Washington salmon farm ban - Cooke Aquaculture Pacific yesterday made what may be its final public pitch to lawmakers before they vote to approve a ban on Washington state’s existing salmon farming industry.
  7. ADM Animal Nutrition debuts new high-concentrate protein at 2018 Aquaculture America Conference - ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), announced today the launch of a new quality protein source for aquaculture and swine diets, PROPLEX T.
  8. Nutriad targets Indian aquaculture market - Belgium headquartered Nutriad, a leader in species specific additive solutions for fish and shrimp, was present with a delegation at Aqua India 2018, a bi-annual event organised by the Indian Society …
  9. Tassal joins sustainable farmed salmon initiative - Australia’s largest salmon producer, Tassal, has become the 17th fish farm operator to join the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI).
  10. South East Asian fishmeal project gains momentum - A project that seeks to improve the management of South East Asian reduction fisheries has completed the first six months of data gathering, based on information sourced from government agencies and l…

Articles and Market Reports

  1. Tackling enteric redmouth disease (ERM) - Virginia Iglesias, a veterinarian based at the Fish Vet Group’s Inverness office, explains the causes, diagnosis and control of the disease - which is a major problem in global salmonid aquaculture.
  2. Renewables power South African abalone boom - South Africa’s abalone farmers are turning to renewables to power the growth of their industry - which is set to double production levels in the next five years.
  3. Women in aquaculture: Nicki Holmyard - Nicki Holmyard, a mussel farmer, fish industry journalist and PR expert, shares her experiences of three decades in the aquaculture industry.
  4. National vet chiefs to headline fish health event - The chief veterinary officers of Scotland, Iceland and the Faroes are all set to attend this year’s Fish Vet Society Conference in Edinburgh.
  5. Women in aquaculture: Morine Mukami - Morine Mukami, a research scientist at the aquaculture department of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute in Mombasa, outlines the importance of Artemia as a live feed for larviculture.
  6. Funding Nammu: precision fish farm monitor nears commercial launch - A flotilla of white and orange robots is destined to arrive with one of Norway’s most progressive aquaculture operators this year, in a colourful – yet apparently practical – attempt to improve the pe…
  7. Assessing preventative-health alternatives to antibiotics - An international team of researchers is helping aquaculture producers in India, Bangladesh and Kenya to make better health management choices, in a bid to improve both the profitability and sustainabi…
  8. Gene editing: a Benchmark perspective - Alan Tinch, technical services director in Benchmark's genetics division, explains the company's breeding strategy - including their hopes for applying gene editing techniques - for salmon, shrimp and…
  9. Women in aquaculture: Dr Meryl Williams - The need to increase women’s engagement in aquaculture has inspired Australia-based Dr Meryl Williams to focus her research on gender equality
  10. Blue by name, green by nature - How a cobia producer in Panama is winning plaudits - and certification success - for its ethical and environmental approach to aquaculture.