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Tassal Okehampton Bay fish farm plan gets green light
Tassal Okehampton Bay fish farm plan gets green light
An independent review panel has rejected arguments Okehampton Bay on Tasmania’s east coast is too hot and too shallow for fish farming, greenlighting [...]
Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures
Paua industry welcomes extension of Kaikoura closures
The New Zealand paua industry has welcomed today’s announcement that the shell fishery closure at Kaikoura and eastern Malborough is to be extended beyond [...]
One of Sydney’s biggest seafood stores convicted of animal cruelty charges for torturing a lobster
One of Sydney’s biggest seafood stores convicted of animal cruelty charges for torturing a lobster
A popular Sydney seafood store pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges after a staff member inhumanely butchered a lobster. Nicholas Seafood at the Sydney [...]
Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick
Albacore tuna gets second sustainability tick
New Zealand¹s albacore tuna troll fishery has been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as being sustainably managed. The certification is [...]
Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait
Recreational fishers urge authorities to act on contaminated, imported prawns being used as bait
Recreational fishing lobby group Sunfish Queensland has backed industry calls for a recall of imported prawns from retail outlets after it was revealed [...]
Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research
Deepwater Group welcomes Kermadec research
The discoveries of new species made by NIWA on a 20-day scientific voyage to the remote Kermadec region have been welcomed by deep sea fishers, who [...]
ASEAN fish production to rise Policies and technology needed to ensure sustainability
ASEAN fish production to rise Policies and technology needed to ensure sustainability
A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24% of global output by 2030. “Fish to 2050 in the ASEAN Region” [...]
Crawfish Added to BAP Program with Certification of Chinese Processing Plant
Crawfish Added to BAP Program with Certification of Chinese Processing Plant
Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the [...]
South Koreans top consumers of seafood: FAO report
South Koreans top consumers of seafood: FAO report
South Koreans were found to be the top seafood consumers among 24 countries with high demand for the products, a report showed Monday. Statistics contained [...]
Thailand: 2,000 Burmese migrants demand better bonuses, benefits at seafood firm
Thailand: 2,000 Burmese migrants demand better bonuses, benefits at seafood firm
More than 2,000 migrant workers at a major Thai seafood exporting company have called for bigger bonuses and better welfare benefits, a rare demand in a [...]
Seafood sector urges Government to free fresh, brackish water for aquaculture
Seafood sector urges Government to free fresh, brackish water for aquaculture
The seafood industry has urged the government to free its fresh and brackish waters for organised aquaculture activities to achieve a Blue Revolution. [...]
Tender opens for Firth of Thames fish farming space
Tender opens for Firth of Thames fish farming space
A potentially major new economic opportunity for the Waikato region is gaining momentum with the regional council calling for tenders to occupy up to 240 [...]
Mayor urges public to have their say on salmon farm location
Mayor urges public to have their say on salmon farm location
Marlborough Mayor urges public to have their say on salmon farm relocation Marlborough Mayor John Leggett says the time has come to face up to the need to [...]
WestCoast Group inaugurates its new ecommerce portal Cambaytiger.com
WestCoast Group inaugurates its new ecommerce portal Cambaytiger.com
WestCoast Group, one of country’s fully integrated seafood companies has launched its e-commerce portal, Cambaytiger.com. It now aims to be one of [...]
Tasmanian government backs $2m fish food mill grant
Tasmanian government backs $2m fish food mill grant
The Tasmanian government will contribute $2 million towards a proposed aquaculture feed mill in the state’s north, which expects to create more than [...]
Aquaculture workers call for protection of salmon farming
Aquaculture workers call for protection of salmon farming
Aquaculture industry workers and salmon industry backers have packed Salamanca Lawns to rally in support of the sector. The Australian Workers Union hosted [...]
New Zealand fishery named in global top five
New Zealand fishery named in global top five
New Zealand has been rated among the world’s top five best managed fisheries. In the survey of 28 countries, which included the 20 countries that landed [...]
Sino Agro Food Provides Updates on the Restructuring of its Aquaculture Business
Sino Agro Food Provides Updates on the Restructuring of its Aquaculture Business
Sino Agro Food, Inc., an agriculture technology and natural food company that produces and sells protein food including seafood and cattle, on behalf of [...]
Scientists are heading to the Auckland Islands on Wednesday to complete an annual census of the white-capped albatross.
Scientists are heading to the Auckland Islands on Wednesday to complete an annual census of the white-capped albatross.
The birds are endemic to New Zealand, breeding on the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands in the Southern Ocean, 465 kilometres south of Bluff. The survey by [...]
Seafood industry welcomes Government ban on microbeads
Seafood industry welcomes Government ban on microbeads
Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the announcement that the Government will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products, citing their [...]
Quick test for shrimps to avert huge losses
Quick test for shrimps to avert huge losses
A new test to detect white spot disease in shrimps that gives on-the-spot results could save Rs 1,800 crore annual loss to the aquaculture industry in the [...]
Feed supplier Ridley Agriproducts sues Huon Aquaculture
Feed supplier Ridley Agriproducts sues Huon Aquaculture
The colour of salmon, oxygen levels in Macquarie Harbour and the quality of fish feeding practices are all at the centre of a multimillion-dollar court [...]
A Happy Sustainable Seafood day in Hong Kong
A Happy Sustainable Seafood day in Hong Kong
For the second consecutive year, the Happy Sustainable Seafood Day campaign was held during the Christmas season in Hong Kong. The campaign, which aims to [...]
China’s first chartered air service for imported seafood arrives
China’s first chartered air service for imported seafood arrives
A chartered plane carrying tons of Boston lobsters, a favourite on festive dining tables during Lunar New Year celebrations, arrived Monday evening in [...]
GAA Expands Presence in China with New Partnership, Office
GAA Expands Presence in China with New Partnership, Office
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has strengthened its presence in China through a cooperative agreement with the China Aquatic Products Processing and [...]
How can transparency get to the bottom of the seafood supply chain?
How can transparency get to the bottom of the seafood supply chain?
One of the major seafood sustainability issues is seafood fraud. Studies have concluded that 1 in 5 seafood products worldwide are mislabelled Seafood [...]
Shanghai to Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course
Shanghai to Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher [...]
Speakers stress need for seeking environmental accreditation for seafood from Pakistan
Speakers stress need for seeking environmental accreditation for seafood from Pakistan
Speakers have stressed on the need for seeking environmental accreditation and ecolabels for seafood in a workshop arranged by WWF-Pakistan on “MSC [...]
Fifth prawn farm tests positive for white spot disease
Fifth prawn farm tests positive for white spot disease
White spot disease has been found to be infecting prawns in another farm on the Logan river on Friday. A fifth prawn farm has tested positive for the [...]
Secretive media campaign against Tassal angers Tasmanian Government
Secretive media campaign against Tassal angers Tasmanian Government
A secretive lobby group with links to Environment Tasmania has funded a controversial television ad that delivers a dirty message against salmon farming on [...]
Nutriad poised for further growth in Myanmar
Nutriad poised for further growth in Myanmar
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad proudly participated in the Agrilivestock trade show that took place from December 7 thru 9 in Yangon, [...]
Fishy business? Hong Kong supermarkets found to be selling mislabelled frozen seafood
Fishy business? Hong Kong supermarkets found to be selling mislabelled frozen seafood
Global conservation body WWF uncovers insufficient and wrong identifying information on products Major supermarkets in Hong Kong were found selling [...]
New Zealand orange roughy fishery certified as sustainable
New Zealand orange roughy fishery certified as sustainable
Around 60% of the total catch of New Zealand’s orange roughy has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for sustainable fishing practices [...]
Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia
Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia
The Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia was held recently, with the purpose of increasing the market share in Indonesia. “We bring lots of this [...]
Devastating prawn disease found on farms near Brisbane; authorities destroy prawn stocks
Devastating prawn disease found on farms near Brisbane; authorities destroy prawn stocks
A disease that has the potential to decimate Australian prawn stocks has been found on two farms south of Brisbane weeks ahead of Christmas. White spot [...]
Strong Japanese market support opens opportunities for ASC certified oyster
Strong Japanese market support opens opportunities for ASC certified oyster
With the recent introduction of ASC certified oyster in one of Japan’s largest retail chain, Kasumi Co. Ltd., ASC certified seafood is quickly [...]
Vietnam punishes editors over fish sauce story scandal
Vietnam punishes editors over fish sauce story scandal
Vietnam on Monday punished two editors of a major newspaper which had earlier been fined for publishing what authorities said were false reports on toxic [...]
ASC welcomes the first certified farm in New Zealand
ASC welcomes the first certified farm in New Zealand
Moana New Zealand Blue Abalone has become the first farm to receive ASC certification for responsible aquaculture in New Zealand. The land-based abalone [...]
New campaign serves up sustainable seafood options
New campaign serves up sustainable seafood options
By early February, a popular nasi lemak stall at Changi Village will pair its coconut rice with a new type of fish, in a move that could help save a fish [...]
RI invites Norwegian investors into shrimp business
RI invites Norwegian investors into shrimp business
Indonesia has invited investors from Norway to develop the country’s shrimp industry, which is estimated to require Rp 30 trillion (US$2.2 billion) to [...]
9 accused of running US$36m seafood smuggling operation
9 accused of running US$36m seafood smuggling operation
Nine suspects in a case involving 3,000 tons of smuggled frozen seafood worth 250 million yuan (US$36 million) have been handed to the procuratorate, the [...]
John West Australia goes for gold
John West Australia goes for gold
John West Australia has taken home the Banksia Gold Award at the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards. The Banksia Foundation’s annual awards recognise and [...]
Forest and Bird’s fish list not credible
Forest and Bird’s fish list not credible
Forest & Bird’s so-called fish guide is doing consumers a disservice, the seafood sector said. It is not science-based, it is ideologically driven, and [...]
New Zealand – Fisheries ban welcomed by industry
New Zealand – Fisheries ban welcomed by industry
After industry spent a week holding its breath on the earthquake damage to the Kaikoura fisheries, MPI’s harvesting ban and $2 million science package [...]
90 – day project targets aquaculture
90 – day project targets aquaculture
Aquaculture 90-day project streamlines approval processes and delivers practical reform 17 recommendations developed in collaboration with industry and [...]
Indonesia, Denmark and Norway Join Hands for Maritime Innovation
Indonesia, Denmark and Norway Join Hands for Maritime Innovation
Indonesia will cooperate with Denmark and Norway to improve its fishing industry and make it more environmentally friendly. Speaking at the first [...]
Scholarships to foster agrifood innovation
Scholarships to foster agrifood innovation
Farmers and innovators in the agrifood sector to receive $55,202 in scholarships A total of $360,000 in scholarships to be awarded over four years Four [...]
BioMar’s Joint Venture in China has acquired fish feed company Haiwei
BioMar’s Joint Venture in China has acquired fish feed company Haiwei
BioMar Group’s Joint Venture in China, BioMar–Tongwei Biotech (Wuxi) Ltd has acquired 100 % of the shares in the fish feed company Haiwei, which is [...]
Southland Conservation Board against aquaculture in coastal wilderness areas
Southland Conservation Board against aquaculture in coastal wilderness areas
The Southland Conservation Board has taken a stance against aquaculture in remote Southland areas saying it would impact on coastal wilderness values [...]
New hatchery to grow Salmon industry
New hatchery to grow Salmon industry
The Liberal Government is committed to Tasmania’s world-class salmon industry and welcomes sustainable, responsible and accountable growth. The newest [...]
Central Institute of Fisheries Education Wins First Prize at Alltech Innovation Competition, India
Central Institute of Fisheries Education Wins First Prize at Alltech Innovation Competition, India
Global animal health and nutrition company, Alltech is delighted to announce the 2016 winner of the Alltech Innovation Competition, India, hosted in [...]
Paua industry supports MPI ban
Paua industry supports MPI ban
Paua organisations fully support the three-month harvesting ban announced by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Seven days ago a serious earthquake [...]
US Court Rules Against Firms Accused of ‘Slave-Like’ Treatment of Cambodian Workers
US Court Rules Against Firms Accused of ‘Slave-Like’ Treatment of Cambodian Workers
The defendants argued that the plaintiffs had failed to present a case for extraterritorial jurisdiction. A US federal court on Wednesday ruled that a [...]
AwF International Council Formed
AwF International Council Formed
AwF has formalised the working relationships between the different AwF Groups to ensure that there is consistency and cohesiveness in the worldwide [...]
Salmon farmers at odds on environmental rules
Salmon farmers at odds on environmental rules
One of Australia’s biggest salmon producers wants a major toughening of environmental regulation, but faces criticism for using a 20-year-old planning [...]
Badal announces R&D centre to boost shrimp production
Badal announces R&D centre to boost shrimp production
In a bid to boost income of farmers in Punjab’s south-western parts through pisciculture, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal gave nod for a Research [...]
Seafood New Zealand welcomes improvements to the management of our fisheries
Seafood New Zealand welcomes improvements to the management of our fisheries
Seafood New Zealand welcomes the opportunity to review and refine fisheries management in New Zealand. The Government proposes three strategic and two [...]
Shanghai shuts down biggest seafood market
Shanghai shuts down biggest seafood market
Chinese cities are expanding fast. And many districts that were once on the periphery are now becoming auxiliary city centers. Take China’s largest [...]
ASC Welcomes First Certified Shrimp Farm in Thailand
ASC Welcomes First Certified Shrimp Farm in Thailand
Best Aquaculture Partners has become the first shrimp farm to gain ASC certification in Thailand. The farm is located in the Suratthanee province and has [...]
Graduates to lead Australian seafood industry
Graduates to lead Australian seafood industry
New and emerging leaders in the Australian seafood industry will graduate from the six-month 2016 National Seafood Industry Leadership Program (NSILP) in [...]
Ocean Gala Marine Resources, GAA Sign Cooperation Agreement
Ocean Gala Marine Resources, GAA Sign Cooperation Agreement
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has signed a cooperation agreement with Ocean Gala Marine Resources in which the two organisations recognise each other’s [...]
MSC labelled products reach 111 in China
MSC labelled products reach 111 in China
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), together with online retailer, Tmall.com, (under Alibaba.com) has launched the 111th MSC labelled product in China [...]
Certification of Hatcheries Lifts NZ King Salmon to Three-Star BAP
Certification of Hatcheries Lifts NZ King Salmon to Three-Star BAP
New Zealand King Salmon is now eligible to offer three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon following the certification of its three salmon [...]
The Seafood Industry Supports Huge Antarctic Marine Reserve
The Seafood Industry Supports Huge Antarctic Marine Reserve
The declaration of the Ross Sea marine reserve demonstrates protection, conservation, and sustainable commercial fishing can go hand in hand. Agreement to [...]
Ornamental Actions Assist Women and Trade
Ornamental Actions Assist Women and Trade
We are delighted to announce Dr Amonrat Sermwatanakul as our WoM for October (delayed in respect for the much revered King of Thailand); a well-deserved [...]
First for Australia: BAP-Certified Rainbow Trout Farms
First for Australia: BAP-Certified Rainbow Trout Farms
Congratulations to Goulburn River Trout, the first rainbow trout business in Australia and the Eastern Hemisphere to attain Best Aquaculture Practices [...]
Natural Astaxanthin for Tassal farmed Salmon
Natural Astaxanthin for Tassal farmed Salmon
Tassal has announced it will become the first Salmon farming company in Australia to use natural pigment supplements for all of its farmed Salmon in [...]
U.S. government launches new project to boost food and nutrition security in rural Cambodia
U.S. government launches new project to boost food and nutrition security in rural Cambodia
A new project, funded by the U.S. Feed the Future Initiative, aims to boost average fish production in Cambodia’s rice field fisheries by 50 kilograms per [...]
Tassie salmon industry at crisis point: Four Corners
Tassie salmon industry at crisis point: Four Corners
There are warnings of a looming disaster in Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast, where the state’s three leading producers intensively farm salmon [...]
Seafood industry continues to reduce its environmental impact
Seafood industry continues to reduce its environmental impact
The New Zealand seafood industry continues to take steps to reduce its impact on the marine environment, a government report released said. Releasing the [...]
Best Fish Guide for sustainable New Zealand seafood launched
Best Fish Guide for sustainable New Zealand seafood launched
Consumers can choose sustainable New Zealand seafood with confidence, with the launch of the updated Best Fish Guide website, Seafood New Zealand Chief [...]
Foodservice show delivers ideas and inspiration at new conferences
Foodservice show delivers ideas and inspiration at new conferences
The nation’s only trade show dedicated to the hospitality industry, Foodservice Australia, will be bringing the National Restaurant Conference to Melbourne [...]
First ever MSC Certified Sustainable Canned Tuna Launched in New Zealand
First ever MSC Certified Sustainable Canned Tuna Launched in New Zealand
John West New Zealand blazes the trail by launching the first ever MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified canned skipjack tuna to Kiwi consumers, a [...]
AISP Run Inaugural Workshop In Kochi
AISP Run Inaugural Workshop In Kochi
The Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP) training platform got off to an excellent start with its collaboration with Kerala University [...]
Seafood industry continues to reduce its environmental impact
Seafood industry continues to reduce its environmental impact
The New Zealand seafood industry continues to take steps to reduce its impact on the marine environment, a government report released said. Releasing the [...]
Fishing company succeeds in salmon farming for 1st time in Korea
Fishing company succeeds in salmon farming for 1st time in Korea
A South Korean fishing company has successfully farmed salmon at a seawater cage off the east coast for the first time in the country, paving the way for [...]
Vietnam to become global seafood processing centre
Vietnam to become global seafood processing centre
Vietnam is likely to become a global seafood processing centre in the future thanks to its competitive labour cost and increasing number of high-quality [...]
Foodservice Australia to launch new seafood conference
Foodservice Australia to launch new seafood conference
Foodservice Australia will be bringing the National Restaurant Conference to Melbourne for the first time, as well as a brand new event, the Australian [...]
Tassal defends salmon farming practices
Tassal defends salmon farming practices
Salmon farmer Tassal has issued a statement to the ASX defending its farming and certification practices after an interview by the ABC’s Four Corners [...]
Western Australia’s gold standard in fisheries
Western Australia’s gold standard in fisheries
95 percent of WA’s fisheries are assessed as sustainable Recreational and commercial fishing/aquaculture are worth about $1.6b annually Fisheries [...]
Magnum Sea Foods wins National Award as best medium Enterprise
Magnum Sea Foods wins National Award as best medium Enterprise
Leading Seafood processing and export firm Magnum Sea Foods Limited has been honoured with the First Prize as the best Medium Scale Industry in the country [...]
Western Australia’s gold standard in fisheries
Western Australia’s gold standard in fisheries
95 percent of WA’s fisheries are assessed as sustainable Recreational and commercial fishing/aquaculture are worth about $1.6b annually Fisheries Minister [...]
Japanese Tuna Fishery in Tsunami-hit region gets global recognition for sustainability
Japanese Tuna Fishery in Tsunami-hit region gets global recognition for sustainability
Five years after the devastating earthquake and Tsunami, a tuna fishery in Shiogama-city, Miyagi Prefecture, has become the first in the quake-hit Tohoku [...]
China Fisheries & Seafood Expo
China Fisheries & Seafood Expo
For 20 years, China Fisheries & Seafood Expo has been helping seafood companies from around the world grow their business in the world’s largest and [...]
Australian consumers prefer sustainable seafood
Australian consumers prefer sustainable seafood
75% of Australian seafood consumers believe in order to save the ocean, we have to consume fish and seafood only from sustainable sources, making it a top [...]
Reducing red tape to help grow WA aquaculture
Reducing red tape to help grow WA aquaculture
Investment-ready zones can save approval time and up to $500,000 Government-funded establishment and environmental approvals for new zones Creating WA jobs [...]
China Endeavors to Build a Big Data “Smart Ocean”
China Endeavors to Build a Big Data “Smart Ocean”
China, on its way of implementing the strategy of building a maritime power, is endeavoring to promote the development of maritime big data and building of [...]
Lobster Industry Shake-Up Predicted after Tasmanians Find ‘Holy Grail’ of Aquaculture
Lobster Industry Shake-Up Predicted after Tasmanians Find ‘Holy Grail’ of Aquaculture
Researchers are claiming a world-first aquaculture breakthrough in Tasmania that could reshape the rock lobster industry. Hobart’s Institute for Marine and [...]
Australis Holdings expands Vietnam operations
Australis Holdings expands Vietnam operations
Purchases Marine Farms’ Vietnam Operations Australis Aquaculture, the world’s leading producer of barramundi has announced that it has [...]
Majority of fish consumed in Singapore not responsibly caught: WWF
Majority of fish consumed in Singapore not responsibly caught: WWF
Singaporeans need to make better consumption choices as three out of four common fish species consumed here are not responsibly caught, the World Wildlife [...]
Industry condemns skipper’s actions
Industry condemns skipper’s actions
Seafood New Zealand supports the prosecution of a commercial fishing boat skipper over the death of albatross at sea. “Industry is very disappointed in [...]
Open ocean farming project set to boost New Zealand exports
Open ocean farming project set to boost New Zealand exports
Nelson’s Cawthron Institute is at the helm of a groundbreaking open ocean shellfish farming project that could boost New Zealand aquaculture  exports [...]
ASC Appoints First Representative in Australia
ASC Appoints First Representative in Australia
Duncan Leadbitter has been appointed to lead commercial outreach and strategic growth in Australia and New Zealand and to support and promote engagement in [...]
Nutriad introduces new products in China
Nutriad introduces new products in China
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the VIV China held from September 6-8 in Beijing. This year VIV successfully collaborated [...]
AP to set up expert panel for aquaculture development
AP to set up expert panel for aquaculture development
The Andhra Pradesh government is appointing a committee of experts to study aquaculture in the State and suggest ways to improve it. Chief Minister N [...]
India’s Seafood Export Projection of USD 10 Billion by 2020 distinctly attainable: MPEDA
India’s Seafood Export Projection of USD 10 Billion by 2020 distinctly attainable: MPEDA
Driven by a soaring demand for its delectable, protein-rich shrimp in international markets, India’s mega bucks seafood industry’s export [...]
Japan and Korea to invest in seafood sector in India
Japan and Korea to invest in seafood sector in India
Two major forces in the seafood sector Japan and Korea have expressed interest in investing in value addition of seafood products in India, according to [...]
Vietnam’s Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery proves it’s sustainable, again
Vietnam’s Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery proves it’s sustainable, again
Demonstrating continuous commitment to sustainable fishing, the Ben Tre hand gathered clam fishery has been re-certified to the Marine Stewardship Council [...]
Industry keen to resolve complex fisheries issues
Industry keen to resolve complex fisheries issues
Returning fish to the sea is a complex issue that occurs in both commercial and recreational fisheries, says the Chief Executive of Fisheries Inshore New [...]
GAA Signs MoU with CNCA, CIQA, SHA to Increase Safety of Farmed Seafood
GAA Signs MoU with CNCA, CIQA, SHA to Increase Safety of Farmed Seafood
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s [...]
BAP Welcomes First Certified Sea Bass Farm
BAP Welcomes First Certified Sea Bass Farm
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), the world’s leading third-party certification solution, has expanded the number of species engaged in the program with [...]
ASC Announces Partnership for Development in China
ASC Announces Partnership for Development in China
ASC Announces Partnership for Development in China The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has formed a partnership with Qingdao Tao Ran Environmental [...]
Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017
Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017
The Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017 (APA 2017) – Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia July 24-27, 2017 Transforming for Market Needs The major [...]
Lallemand Animal Nutrition contributes to Aquaculture Chennai-2016 Conference
Lallemand Animal Nutrition contributes to Aquaculture Chennai-2016 Conference
Pond and gut microbial management are keys to securing shrimp farming Lallemand Animal Nutrition, a primary producer and major supplier of probiotics and [...]
Australian Mori Seafood’s Bluefin Tuna obtains Friend Of The Sea Certification
Australian Mori Seafood’s Bluefin Tuna obtains Friend Of The Sea Certification
Mori Seafood – Australian seafood company based in Port Lincoln, South Australia – has recently obtained Friend of the Sea certification for Southern [...]
New Zealand seafood industry punches above 
its weight
New Zealand seafood industry punches above 
its weight
The New Zealand seafood industry punches well above its eight, the President of the National Fisheries Institute, United States, John Connelly said. [...]
Seafood industry recognises its “stars”
Seafood industry recognises its “stars”
New Zealand seafood industry members who have made a significant contribution to the industry have been recognised in Wellington tonight in the inaugural [...]
Sealord to make significant investment in fishing fleet
Sealord to make significant investment in fishing fleet
Shareholders back $70m new vessel purchase The country’s first new deepwater fishery vessel in 20 years Will bring operational efficiency, sustainability [...]
Seafood industry continues steady growth path
Seafood industry continues steady growth path
The seafood industry continues to show strong growth with export earnings reaching $1.78 billion in the year to June, Seafood New Zealand’s Executive [...]
Seafood show to focus on sustainable fisheries
Seafood show to focus on sustainable fisheries
Aquaculture experts from various countries will speak on sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and on enhancing quality to boost seafood exports in the [...]
Thai Union: Our response to Greenpeace
Thai Union: Our response to Greenpeace
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 [...]
Strong export growth is keeping fishing and seafood processing afloat: IBISWorld research
Strong export growth is keeping fishing and seafood processing afloat: IBISWorld research
IBISWorld research has shown the increasing importance of overseas markets to the Australian fishing and seafood processing industries. Exports are [...]
14 arrested for smuggling irradiated seafood in Shandong
14 arrested for smuggling irradiated seafood in Shandong
Customs authorities in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, detained 14 people for smuggling frozen seafood from Japan, including irradiated [...]
WestCoast bags best seafood co of the year award at seventh CMO Awards
WestCoast bags best seafood co of the year award at seventh CMO Awards
Mumbai-based WestCoast Fine Foods (India) Pvt Ltd, which makes the Cambay Tiger brand of seafood products, bagged the best seafood company of the year [...]
Tasmanian toxic algal bloom hits biggest ever area, says industry
Tasmanian toxic algal bloom hits biggest ever area, says industry
More shellfish growing areas are closed than ever before in Tasmania due to algal blooms, according to industry leaders. Ten growing areas have been shut [...]
Tasmanian salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture develops hand-milked caviar
Tasmanian salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture develops hand-milked caviar
Tasmanian salmon company Huon Aquaculture is producing four tonnes of salmon caviar a year and says there is huge potential for the artisan product. The [...]
Western Australia Snappers swim into full sustainability assessment
Western Australia Snappers swim into full sustainability assessment
First temperate and tropical snappers and grouper in the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) program 26 new species of finfish to be assessed including [...]
Chinese retailers support MSC Sustainable Seafood Week
Chinese retailers support MSC Sustainable Seafood Week
On 6th August the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) launched its third Sustainable Seafood Week in China. 78 stores from eight of China’s largest retailers [...]
Baby Marine Seafood to venture outside Kerala
Baby Marine Seafood to venture outside Kerala
Seafood Company Baby Marine Group (BMG) said on Friday it has posted a turnover of Rs 4 crore since starting home delivery in Kerala and will be launching [...]
Streamlined regulations for $225 Million Aquaculture Industry
Streamlined regulations for $225 Million Aquaculture Industry
The State Government has introduced changes to aquaculture regulations, in a move to simplify regulatory requirements, streamline operations and reduce [...]
New Zealand: Prime Minister to Open Conference
New Zealand: Prime Minister to Open Conference
We are thrilled to announce that the Honourable John Key, Prime Minister has accepted our invitation to open this year’s conference. This will be a [...]
Western Australia deep sea crab fishery MSC Certified
Western Australia deep sea crab fishery MSC Certified
The Western Australia Deep Sea Crab Fishery has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fishery standard. Collaboration between research and [...]
Indian seafood exports decline 9 per cent to Rs 30,421 crore in 2015-16
Indian seafood exports decline 9 per cent to Rs 30,421 crore in 2015-16
After a sustained increase in the last few years, the seafood export from India has shown a decline in 2015 -16. It has dropped 10 percent in quantity and [...]
Fisheries & aquaculture prospect in Nagaland
Fisheries & aquaculture prospect in Nagaland
Nikashe Sema, Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Fisheries Department  said that the fisheries practice in Nagaland is still primitive and therefore [...]
Freshwater shrimp farming sees success in Nilphamari
Freshwater shrimp farming sees success in Nilphamari
The English saying ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ suggests that as people age they are less open to change, that they become set [...]
Aquaculture forum outlines growth strategy
Aquaculture forum outlines growth strategy
Aquaculture WA State Forum Proceedings and Outcomes Report released Six focus areas identified in a proposed 10-year plan to grow the industry in WA [...]
Toxic bacteria found in seafood samples
Toxic bacteria found in seafood samples
The septic waste is returning to our food. The latest indicator is the presence of toxigenic E coli in seafood samples collected from retail markets, fish [...]
EU wants reduction in trawler numbers
EU wants reduction in trawler numbers
Despite expressing satisfaction with new laws to tackle illegal fishing, the European Union (EU) believes there are too many Thai fishing vessels, which [...]
Officials dismissed for certifying 800 substandard aquaculture products
Officials dismissed for certifying 800 substandard aquaculture products
The General Directorate of Fisheries has punished its Director of Aquaculture Department Bui Duc Quy for making fake seafood certificates for the [...]
Tassal pledges to consult over Tasman Peninsula fish farm plan
Tassal pledges to consult over Tasman Peninsula fish farm plan
Salmon producer Tassal has repeated its commitment to work with all stakeholders as it develops a proposal to ­establish fish farming ­operations in Storm [...]
Prawn farms planned for north Queensland to boost industry, create jobs
Prawn farms planned for north Queensland to boost industry, create jobs
The north Queensland seafood industry is on the cusp of massive expansion, with hundreds of jobs set to be created. Ayr prawn farm Pacific Reef Fisheries [...]
Sustainability is now crystal clear for deep sea crabs
Sustainability is now crystal clear for deep sea crabs
Western Australia deep sea Crystal crabs now eligible to carry MSC ecolabel Co-operation between research and fisheries produced necessary data for [...]
Plenty more protests in the sea
Plenty more protests in the sea
Tassal’s proposal to install 28 pens holding about one million salmon in Okehampton Bay on Tasmania’s East Coast has railroaded ahead with little [...]
Australian seafood sectors take a step closer to forming one voice
Australian seafood sectors take a step closer to forming one voice
Key people involved in creating a single lobby group for the seafood and aquaculture sector are highly confident they will have it up and running within 12 [...]
Seafood Expo Asia 2016 to Explore Key Trends Driving Growth of the Industry in Asia
Seafood Expo Asia 2016 to Explore Key Trends Driving Growth of the Industry in Asia
The region’s growing population, rising middle class, increasing per capita spending and well established eating out culture is fuelling demand for [...]
Offshore salmon farm plan in southern Tasmania a ‘hazard’ for Sydney to Hobart yacht racers
Offshore salmon farm plan in southern Tasmania a ‘hazard’ for Sydney to Hobart yacht racers
Australia’s biggest salmon company is under fire for its plans to develop a large new fish farm in the line of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. [...]
Can India fish its way out of its protein troubles?
Can India fish its way out of its protein troubles?
Despite an increase in global production share, protein intake from fish has fallen in recent years Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a [...]
Control Union now positioned to deliver MSC fisheries certification throughout Asia-Pacific region
Control Union now positioned to deliver MSC fisheries certification throughout Asia-Pacific region
A series of training seminars delivered by ME Certification to business partner Control Union in Cambodia will ensure that there is a local team of well [...]
Aquaculture opportunities for WA’s south coast
Aquaculture opportunities for WA’s south coast
$1.66 million to promote growth of aquaculture industry Development of ‘investment ready’ aquaculture zone on WA’s south coast Made possible by the Liberal [...]
Aquaculture training and research examined
Aquaculture training and research examined
Joint review examines capabilities of State’s aquaculture sector Review is open for public comment and submissions The Liberal National Government is [...]
Project aims to give smallholder fish farmer’s supermarket shelf space
Project aims to give smallholder fish farmer’s supermarket shelf space
Supermarket supported area-based management and certification of aquaculture in Southeast Asia (SUPERSEAS), a new project funded by the Netherlands [...]
Skretting Ltd granted permission to establish a finfish research facility at Okiwi Bay in the Marlborough Sounds
Skretting Ltd granted permission to establish a finfish research facility at Okiwi Bay in the Marlborough Sounds
Despite fierce opposition from residents, an international company has been given the green light to construct a controversial finfish research facility [...]
New Zealand King Salmon opens two new salmon farms in Marlborough Sounds
New Zealand King Salmon opens two new salmon farms in Marlborough Sounds
The first new space allocated for salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds in nine years has finally come on stream with the official opening of two new [...]
New Zealand King Salmon planning a $200m float
New Zealand King Salmon planning a $200m float
New Zealand King Salmon has confirmed it is “reviewing capital options.” It was responding to a report in the Australian Financial Review that [...]
Seafood in Asia: A Supply Chain Story
Seafood in Asia: A Supply Chain Story
Supply chains are rarely as they are intended, linear and simple. Instead they are complex and intricate systems that often leave companies vulnerable to [...]
Malaysia set to boost tilapia production
Malaysia set to boost tilapia production
Malaysian Fisheries Department has set a tilapia production goal of 130,000 million tons by 2020 to meet the nationwide demand. The fisheries department [...]
Bright fisheries future
Bright fisheries future
New Zealand fisheries are in good heart, with great potential for the future, Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst said. He was speaking at [...]
Antibiotic resistant bacteria in seafood
Antibiotic resistant bacteria in seafood
Shrimp and fish caught from the Vizag coast contain bacteria which may be harmful to human health, if found in excess. Microbiological tests conducted on [...]
2016 New Zealand Seafood Industry Conference in Wellington
2016 New Zealand Seafood Industry Conference in Wellington
Just 8 weeks to go…take advantage of our early bird rates Registrations are now open for the 2016 New Zealand Seafood Industry Conference in [...]
Under-performing salmon farms in Marlborough Sounds tackled
Under-performing salmon farms in Marlborough Sounds tackled
A group of industry, government and community heavyweights will look at ways to help bring salmon farms failing to meet strict environmentally sustainable [...]
Vietnam PM requests effective use of Formosa compensation for fish deaths
Vietnam PM requests effective use of Formosa compensation for fish deaths
The US$500 million in damages a Taiwanese firm has proposed for the mass fish kill caused by one of its subsidiaries in Vietnam should be wisely spent, [...]
A Taiwanese steel plant caused Vietnam’s mass fish deaths, the government says
A Taiwanese steel plant caused Vietnam’s mass fish deaths, the government says
After months of waiting, Vietnam’s public finally has an explanation to the mysterious fish die-off that started in early April, lasted two to three weeks, [...]
Marlborough marine farmers won’t pay coastal occupancy charges until ‘cloud of uncertainty’ is lifted over industry
Marlborough marine farmers won’t pay coastal occupancy charges until ‘cloud of uncertainty’ is lifted over industry
Marine farmers will refuse to pay new coastal occupancy charges until the council provides more certainty around their ongoing consents process, [...]
Mandurah’s mighty fishers unite for world’s first MSC certified recreation and commercial fishery
Mandurah’s mighty fishers unite for world’s first MSC certified recreation and commercial fishery
Western Australia claims the world’s first MSC certified combined recreational and commercial fishery Recreational and commercial fishers, government and [...]
Scholarships for Agrifood innovation
Scholarships for Agrifood innovation
$360,000 in scholarships available for farmers and innovators over four years Program to boost the State’s agrifood sector workforce and expertise Made [...]
Seafood Expo Asia 2016 to Explore Key Trends Driving Growth of the Industry in Asia
Seafood Expo Asia 2016 to Explore Key Trends Driving Growth of the Industry in Asia
The region’s growing population, rising middle class, increasing per capita spending and well established eating out culture is fuelling demand for [...]
Marine strategy to boost WA’s blue economy
Marine strategy to boost WA’s blue economy
Launch of The Blueprint for Marine Science Initiative – Implementation Strategy 2016-18 The blueprint initiative is the result of collaboration [...]
Indigenous shrimp feed set to reduce cost for farmers, take on MNC domination
Indigenous shrimp feed set to reduce cost for farmers, take on MNC domination
The dominance of multinational companies over shrimp feed in India may soon end, thanks to a local feed developed by the Central Institute of Brackishwater [...]
Focus on Asia’s shrimp aquaculture
Focus on Asia’s shrimp aquaculture
Key players in the shrimp aquaculture sector will gather at TARS 2016. This opinion-leading aquaculture event in Asia is again sponsored by BioMar. The [...]
SEALPAC Supports Recovery of Japanese Seafood Processor after Tsunami
SEALPAC Supports Recovery of Japanese Seafood Processor after Tsunami
“We guarantee the safest and most delicious seafood products caught off the Sanriku Coast in the Northern Pacific” is how Japanese seafood processor Abecho [...]
Effects of White Spot Disease and biosecurity on shrimp farming in Bangladesh
Effects of White Spot Disease and biosecurity on shrimp farming in Bangladesh
Shrimp culture is of central importance in Bangladesh, shrimp being the cash component of many smallholder, polyculture fish farming systems. Shrimp also [...]
Seafood industry defends workplace safety standards
Seafood industry defends workplace safety standards
The Northern Territory Seafood Council reacted to the findings of coroner Greg Cavenagh on the fatal electrocution of Ryan Donoghue while working at a [...]
Marine pollution at alarming rate off Vietnam’s coast
Marine pollution at alarming rate off Vietnam’s coast
Vietnam is facing serious marine pollution with mass fish deaths in some central provinces last April the latest incident recorded. The country boasts a [...]
EU pressures Thailand on fish, labour reform
EU pressures Thailand on fish, labour reform
The European Union warned Thailand on Tuesday to take “swift and determined action” by next month to improve its fisheries and labour practices [...]
Proposed marine research facility could cement Townsville as global hub
Proposed marine research facility could cement Townsville as global hub
Representatives from the aquaculture industry will join James Cook University (JCU) and Townsville Enterprise to push for the construction of a marine [...]
Green Rating has Sustainable Prawn Fishery making waves on Global Markets
Green Rating has Sustainable Prawn Fishery making waves on Global Markets
A unique Australian prawn fishery is using its reputation for sustainable practices and high quality to break into export markets. The South Australian [...]
Can the environment help control disease in Asian aquaculture?
Can the environment help control disease in Asian aquaculture?
The University of Southampton is leading an international project to understand how the environment can help to control the risk of disease in fish and [...]
Better process called for in marine conservation
Better process called for in marine conservation
The Seafood Industry supports marine conservation but the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill is simplistic. Appearing before the Local Government and [...]
Seafood labelling reforms will increase red tape: R&CA
Seafood labelling reforms will increase red tape: R&CA
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) does not support the proposed introduction of mandatory Country of Origin labelling for seafood served in [...]
NSC strengthens presence in India
NSC strengthens presence in India
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), a public company owned by the Ministry of Trade and Fisheries, has employed Yogi Shergill as country director for [...]
Monitoring the SNA1 fishery
Monitoring the SNA1 fishery
Recent scrutiny of New Zealand’s fisheries information has noted the use of cameras to monitor fishing vessels. Trident Systems is the research provider [...]
New Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice standard for sustainability
New Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice standard for sustainability
Following a report from the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has confirmed that the New Zealand hoki fisheries [...]
Conservation group’s claims slammed
Conservation group’s claims slammed
A campaign launched by a Northern Hemisphere conservation group targeting the New Zealand fishing industry is based on inaccurate allegations, Seafood New [...]
Online ‘fishmongers’ deliver fresh catch of the day
Online ‘fishmongers’ deliver fresh catch of the day
They are not your normal fishmongers. They are a tech-savvy duo delivering fresh seafood from the Pontian fishing village right to the customer’s doorstep. [...]
Western Australia: Creating new opportunities for jobs
Western Australia: Creating new opportunities for jobs
Government invests in key areas of WA economy to maximise natural advantage An extra $70 million invested in agriculture and food New $20 million [...]
Academics’ Report lacks Scientific Credibility
Academics’ Report lacks Scientific Credibility
The catch reconstruction final report released (15/05/16) which claims the New Zealand catch over 60 years is more than twice that reported lacks [...]
Vietnam’s Aquaculturists sue seafood processors as waste discharge kills fish en masse
Vietnam’s Aquaculturists sue seafood processors as waste discharge kills fish en masse
Many families in the southern beach town of Vung Tau are filing a class action lawsuit against seafood processors for causing their fish farms losses worth [...]
Vietnam bans unsafe Seafood in Central Provinces
Vietnam bans unsafe Seafood in Central Provinces
Vietnamese officials have banned the processing or selling of dead seafood washed  ashore or caught in an area along the country’s central coast. The ban [...]
Seafood exports reach record high
Seafood exports reach record high
Seafood, one of the country’s top export earners, continues to show strong growth with exports reaching a record high of $1.713 billion in the year to end [...]
Hatchery funding to spawn aquaculture growth
Hatchery funding to spawn aquaculture growth
$2.3 million State Budget commitment to Albany shellfish hatchery Further $1.3 million to expand investor-ready aquaculture zones The Liberal National [...]
Seafood companies challenge Government processes through High Court
Seafood companies challenge Government processes through High Court
Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court (Statement of Claim) in response to the Government’s unilateral move to establish the Kermadec [...]
Fishermen unhappy with prawn farms at Kuala Sg Pinang
Fishermen unhappy with prawn farms at Kuala Sg Pinang
Fishermen at Kuala Sungai Pinang here are unhappy over the presence of prawn farming activities near mangrove swamps here. Abdul Rahim Md Isa, 66, said the [...]
Sugarloaf Wharf development now being led by marine farmers
Sugarloaf Wharf development now being led by marine farmers
Sugarloaf Wharf development now being led by Coromandel Marine Farmers Association. The proposed development of a piled wharf attached to the existing [...]
Vietnam: Mass fish die-off still unexplained
Vietnam: Mass fish die-off still unexplained
A dead whale found on a beach in central Thua Thien – Hue yesterday morning has provided clear evidence of an environmental incident taking place in [...]
Aquaculture expansion tipped for Queensland but industry still seeks detail on long-awaited regulatory reform
Aquaculture expansion tipped for Queensland but industry still seeks detail on long-awaited regulatory reform
A long-awaited strategy to expand the aquaculture industry in Queensland may have been widely welcomed, but prawn and fish farmers say they’re yet to [...]
Mada seeks help from US FDA to identify rogue Malaysian prawn exporters
Mada seeks help from US FDA to identify rogue Malaysian prawn exporters
Malaysia Aquaculture Development Association (Mada) wants the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify the Malaysian exporters whose shrimp and [...]
Tasmania marine heatwave hits seafood industry and puts some species at risk
Tasmania marine heatwave hits seafood industry and puts some species at risk
While the visual impact is not as dramatic as the coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef, the rise in ocean temperature has been far higher Ocean [...]
Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths
Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths
Authorities are looking into whether pollution is to blame for a spate of mysterious mass fish deaths along the country’s central coast Vietnam said on [...]
Multiple factors responsible for Marlborough salmon farm deaths
Multiple factors responsible for Marlborough salmon farm deaths
Salmon deaths in the Marlborough Sounds may be related to salmon farms being located in areas of low tidal flow, industry sources say. Investigations by [...]
Calls for state and federal funding to eradicate Australia’s carp population
Calls for state and federal funding to eradicate Australia’s carp population
Fishing, farming and envir­onmental groups want up to $60 million in federal and state government funding to deliver a virus aimed at eradicating [...]
Tasmanian salmon: Hope falling water temperatures will help local farmers
Tasmanian salmon: Hope falling water temperatures will help local farmers
Tasmanian water temperatures are beginning to fall after a hot summer, signalling some relief on the way for local salmon growers. Salmon farmer Tassal has [...]
VN seafood exports to benefit from TPP
VN seafood exports to benefit from TPP
With nearly half of its seafood exports going to Trans-Pacific Partnership member nations, Việtnam expects the trade deal to further boost exports to these [...]
Something fishy about Tasmania’s salmon farming
Something fishy about Tasmania’s salmon farming
At the edge of the southeast, the Arctic is nebulous, but its ice shards are felt on the hands, and you can feel tingles of dim isolation in the wildness [...]
Seafood industry calls for genuine dialogue around Kermadecs
Seafood industry calls for genuine dialogue around Kermadecs
The New Zealand Seafood Industry supports marine conservation, but any new measures to introduce marine protected areas must be taken in full, considered [...]
Scotland’s Seafood Stars head for Asia
Scotland’s Seafood Stars head for Asia
In a further bid to enhance Scotland’s trade relationships with the Asian market, Seafood Scotland, along with some of Scotland’s leading fish and seafood [...]
Five years after Tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries Cooperative Oyster farms celebrate ASC certification
Five years after Tsunami, Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries Cooperative Oyster farms celebrate ASC certification
Just five years after the east coast of Japan was devastated by a tsunami, the Miyagi Prefecture Fisheries are stronger than ever and celebrating a major [...]
NSW DPI and Huon Aquaculture plan to breathe new life into defunct Pisces fish farm off Port Stephens
NSW DPI and Huon Aquaculture plan to breathe new life into defunct Pisces fish farm off Port Stephens
An inactive fish farm off the Port Stephens heads will receive a new lease on life if a joint application seeking to modify how and where it operates is [...]
How to use an aerator in pond
How to use an aerator in pond
India is growing in the field of fresh water and brackish water aquaculture through extensive and semi intensive cultivation techniques. The production of [...]
Support for Tasmanian oyster growers
Support for Tasmanian oyster growers
The Australian and Tasmanian governments are working with Oysters Tasmania and growers to manage a disease affecting Pacific Oysters that can result in [...]
Hatchery opening signals future for aquaculture in Timor-Leste
Hatchery opening signals future for aquaculture in Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste saw the unveiling of a new hatchery considered a crucial part of its National Aquaculture Development Strategy (2012–2030), which aims to [...]
Thailand Shrimp will be Shown in FISHEX 2016
Thailand Shrimp will be Shown in FISHEX 2016
Latest news from Organising Committee of China International (Guangzhou) Fishery and Seafood Exposition 2016 (FISHEX 2016), a food company from Thailand [...]
Kailis Bros sells bulk of seafood business to Chinese company
Kailis Bros sells bulk of seafood business to Chinese company
The family-owned Australian seafood company Kailis Bros has sold 90 percent of its seafood processing, wholesale and export business to a Chinese [...]
China International (Guangzhou) Fishery & Seafood Expo 2016 of Aquaculture: Specifically for Aquaculture Enterprises
China International (Guangzhou) Fishery & Seafood Expo 2016 of Aquaculture: Specifically for Aquaculture Enterprises
Currently, science and technology change rapidly. To develop aquatic products from fish seed, high quality seedling, fodder, water circulation treatment, [...]
The Consulates General in Guangzhou from 23 Countries gathered together for FISHEX 2016
The Consulates General in Guangzhou from 23 Countries gathered together for FISHEX 2016
On March 3, “The Spring Diplomat Association 2016 and The Global Promotion Conference of China International (Guangzhou) Fishery and Seafood [...]
Thai Union acquiring 40 percent of Avanti Frozen Foods
Thai Union acquiring 40 percent of Avanti Frozen Foods
Thai Union Group Public Company Limited (TU), the world’s largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a portfolio of leading global seafood [...]
New Zealand’s fisheries performing well
New Zealand’s fisheries performing well
New Zealand’s fisheries continue to perform well, Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst says. He was commenting on the latest Status of New [...]
Sanford awarded BAP certification for Salmon, Mussels
Sanford awarded BAP certification for Salmon, Mussels
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has awarded its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to Sanford’s production of king salmon (Oncorhynchus [...]
Deepwater discard rate less than 7 percent
Deepwater discard rate less than 7 percent
Reports produced by NIWA show that less than seven percent of New Zealand’s total deepwater catch is discarded, Seafood New Zealand’s Chief Executive Tim [...]
Rehabilitating the Philippine fisheries sector through sustainable fishing practices
Rehabilitating the Philippine fisheries sector through sustainable fishing practices
As part of the programme, boat builders were trained on the construction and maintenance of a newly developed hybrid wood-and-fibreglass boat, which [...]
Anova Food’s fair trade certified Indonesian handline tuna fishery program continues to grow
Anova Food’s fair trade certified Indonesian handline tuna fishery program continues to grow
One year after achieving the first-ever Fair Trade certification for capture fisheries, handline yellowfin tuna fishermen of the Maluku Islands in Eastern [...]
USSEC India spells out its aquaculture strategy at the 5th International Symposium on Cage Culture in Asia
USSEC India spells out its aquaculture strategy at the 5th International Symposium on Cage Culture in Asia
The 5th International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia took place in November 2015 in Cochin, India. USSEC Deputy Regional Director – Asia [...]
Hutt firm AQUI-S’s new recruit works on promising new fish anaesthetic
Hutt firm AQUI-S’s new recruit works on promising new fish anaesthetic
A newly-recruited staff member at Lower Hutt-based firm AQUI-S has played a hand in developing a fish farming sedative that has worldwide commercial [...]
New Zealand fisheries among the world’s top five
New Zealand fisheries among the world’s top five
New Zealand ranks among the world’s top five best managed fisheries, Professor Ray Hilborn from the University of Washington says. Hilborn, a Professor in [...]
We will launch Aqua Fisheries Expo 2016 as below detail:
We will launch Aqua Fisheries Expo 2016 as below detail:
Aqua Fisheries Cambodia 2016 – The Only International Trade Show for Aquaculture and Fisheries in Cambodia Date: 8 – 9 August, 2016 Venue: Phnom Penh [...]
New publication aims to guide Mekong hydropower development
New publication aims to guide Mekong hydropower development
A new publication aims to provide planning tools to support the sustainable development of dams for countries located along the course of the Mekong River. [...]
Hot weather reducing salmon production, Tasmanian Aquaculture Company says
Hot weather reducing salmon production, Tasmanian Aquaculture Company says
A Tasmanian salmon producer is blaming hot weather for reduced dissolved oxygen levels that are slowing the growth of its fish on the state’s west [...]
Sino Agro food begins stocking Zhongshan Aquaculture MegaFarm
Sino Agro food begins stocking Zhongshan Aquaculture MegaFarm
Sino Agro Food initiated stocking of its Zhongshan MegaFarm on February 23, 2016, supplying the first two A Power Module (“APM”) tanks with [...]
USSEC’S aquaculture program sees success in Myanmar
USSEC’S aquaculture program sees success in Myanmar
Htoo Thit, one of the largest aquafeed mills in Myanmar, has purchased 8,000 metric tons (MT) of U.S. soybean meal since 2015 and has plans to purchase [...]
More ASC labelled products are launched in China
More ASC labelled products are launched in China
KLG Fine Foods, the Hong Kong based supplier of responsibly farmed seafood, has launched its first ASC labelled Fish Monk pangasius and shrimp products in [...]
Tiaki launch new technology to replace trawl nets
Tiaki launch new technology to replace trawl nets
The developers of new technology to replace trawl nets claim the innovative plastic liner will increase the probability of survival for bycatch by 70%. [...]
Growth potential for aquaculture in Myanmar explored in new projects
Growth potential for aquaculture in Myanmar explored in new projects
Two projects launched in Naypyidaw will focus on promoting sustainable growth of aquaculture to improve food security, nutrition and income for communities [...]
Activities & Farm Tours in Surabaya – Indonesia Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016 April 26-29 Grand city convention, Surabaya Indonesia
Activities & Farm Tours in Surabaya – Indonesia Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016 April 26-29 Grand city convention, Surabaya Indonesia
The APA 2016 will be an exceptional prospect for academics as well as aquaculture experts to enhance and share the knowledge, have peer engagements, widen [...]
Commercial fishers welcome measures to address polluted waterways
Commercial fishers welcome measures to address polluted waterways
New Zealand’s inshore fishery industry welcomes Government measures to improve the management of New Zealand’s lakes, aquifers and wetlands. “Polluted [...]
Northern Territory Seafood Council welcomes north Australia aquaculture report recommending country of origin labelling for fish, pearls and crocodile teeth
Northern Territory Seafood Council welcomes north Australia aquaculture report recommending country of origin labelling for fish, pearls and crocodile teeth
The Northern Territory Seafood Council says it hopes a report into developing aquaculture in the north of Australia will produce results for the [...]
Associate Director – Aquaculture (APAC)
Associate Director – Aquaculture (APAC)
Company name MSD Job Location Singapore Aquaculture continues to be the World’s fastest growing animal food producing sector with Asia accounting for 89% [...]
Why New Zealand’s salmon is king of the world
Why New Zealand’s salmon is king of the world
It might be how the fork pushes into the salmon fillet, the browned seasoned top parts and a big, pearly just-cooked orange flake peels gently away. [...]
Microalgae can be a potential feed for aquaculture species
Microalgae can be a potential feed for aquaculture species
Microalgae, which are sources of natural aquatic products, are now gaining attention as an ideal potential feed for aquaculture purposes. At the University [...]
MoU with Rubicon to accelerate availability of Four-Star BAP Shrimp
MoU with Rubicon to accelerate availability of Four-Star BAP Shrimp
Approximately 285 shrimp farms in India and Thailand will be encouraged to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification as part of a memorandum of [...]
New Zealand: Seafood exports reach $1.63 billion
New Zealand: Seafood exports reach $1.63 billion
New Zealand seafood exports reached a record high of $1.63 billion last year, up over 6 percent on 2014. The growth was most pronounced in the final two [...]
MoU to boost availability of Four-Star BAP Shrimp
MoU to boost availability of Four-Star BAP Shrimp
In an effort to grow the availability of four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has inked a memorandum of [...]
Don’t miss out – time to register for Aquafeed Horizons Asia
Don’t miss out – time to register for Aquafeed Horizons Asia
Aquafeed Horizons Asia is just weeks away – now is the time to secure your place. Online pre-registration is required. Registrations are building [...]
Seafood City Supermarket caters to today’s global palate and budget conscious shopper
Seafood City Supermarket caters to today’s global palate and budget conscious shopper
Seafood City, a pan-Asian supermarket specialising in fresh seafood sourced from around the world, including fresh fish caught in Hawaii and delivered the [...]
‘Unprecedented disaster’ for Hong Kong fish farmers: deadly red tide kills 36 tonnes of stock
‘Unprecedented disaster’ for Hong Kong fish farmers: deadly red tide kills 36 tonnes of stock
Government launches emergency relief fund as mariculture industry is estimated to have lost more than HK$100 million in a month. A surge in a rare but [...]
Over 100 arrested following Thai seafood industry crackdown
Over 100 arrested following Thai seafood industry crackdown
More than 100 people have been arrested in a crackdown on abuses in Thailand’s multi-billion dollar seafood industry, officials say. Last April the [...]
MoU with Saudi Arabia sets BAP as National Standard
MoU with Saudi Arabia sets BAP as National Standard
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society (SAS) in which the country’s [...]
Forum discusses strategy to boost seafood production
Forum discusses strategy to boost seafood production
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman inaugurated the first Saudi Aquaculture Investment Forum in Yanbu on Wednesday in the presence of Agriculture [...]
GAA to exclude outsourcing of shrimp processing to prevent labour abuse
GAA to exclude outsourcing of shrimp processing to prevent labour abuse
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program on December 15 took a stand against child labour and [...]
Aquarama moves to China and expands on all fronts
Aquarama moves to China and expands on all fronts
VNU EXHIBITIONS ASIA LTD and UBM EXHIBITION SINGAPORE PTE LTD are pleased to announce that they have completed a deal to transfer the ownership of Aquarama [...]
NSW seafood industry leaders recognised by the Order of Australia
NSW seafood industry leaders recognised by the Order of Australia
On Australia Day, the Commonwealth of Australia announced that seafood industry leaders Grahame Turk, Dr Bruce Standen and Peter Dundas-Smith have each [...]
The ASEAN feed industry after AEC
The ASEAN feed industry after AEC
Established at the end of 2015, the ASEAN Economic Community or AEC marks the creation of a single market and production base comprising 10 member [...]
Rare fatty Mackerel farmed, marketed in Japan for first time
Rare fatty Mackerel farmed, marketed in Japan for first time
Artificially bred eastern little tuna, a rare delicacy in Japan, hit store shelves for the first time on January 16. Called “suma” by locals, the fish is a [...]
Thai Union welcomes over one thousand workers formerly at external pre-processing suppliers
Thai Union welcomes over one thousand workers formerly at external pre-processing suppliers
Thai Union is pleased to announce that as of the 6th January 2016, over one thousand former employees from external pre-processing facilities have been [...]
Ngai Tahu to open new Bluff seafood plant for oyster season
Ngai Tahu to open new Bluff seafood plant for oyster season
Ngai Tahu plans to open a new seafood processing plant in Bluff and hopes to have it open in time for the oyster season on March 1. Ngai Tahu Seafood [...]
Thailand moves to clean up fishing industry after EU warning
Thailand moves to clean up fishing industry after EU warning
The EU warned Thailand last April that if the country’s illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing situation does not improve, Europe may ban Thai seafood [...]
Senate committee considers prospect of supertrawlers in NT, with AFANT and
Senate committee considers prospect of supertrawlers in NT, with AFANT and
The Northern Territory Seafood Council has welcomed the prospect of foreign supertrawlers plying Territory waters as a federal senate committee considers [...]
Fish farms get help, make plans to prepare for harmful algae blooms
Fish farms get help, make plans to prepare for harmful algae blooms
More than 60 fish farms affected by the devastating algae bloom early last year have received assistance from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of [...]
Thirty-five new auditors trained on ASC Standards in China
Thirty-five new auditors trained on ASC Standards in China
In response to the growing demand for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification in China and across Asia, 35 new auditors recently completed a [...]
Vietnamese Shrimp farms first to earn BAP group certification
Vietnamese Shrimp farms first to earn BAP group certification
Stapimex is the world’s first shrimp operation, and the second across all species, to successfully complete the new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) group [...]
IBISWorld reports soaring seafood consumption not matching growth in Australian fishing and aquaculture industries
IBISWorld reports soaring seafood consumption not matching growth in Australian fishing and aquaculture industries
Australia’s seafood consumption is expected to rise by approximately 5 percent from 18.7 kilograms per capita in 2015 to 19.6 kilograms per capita by 2021 [...]
Release virus to rid Australia of carp, fishers, farmers and environmentalists declare
Release virus to rid Australia of carp, fishers, farmers and environmentalists declare
A virus that kills carp should be used to help rid Australian rivers of the destructive feral fish species, a unique coalition of anglers, farmers and [...]
Rough seas ahead for Vietnamese seafood exporters
Rough seas ahead for Vietnamese seafood exporters
Vietnam’s seafood industry must improve its competitiveness if it is to reach its US$7-billion export goal this year, a challenge given a 15.5 percent [...]
Pollution decimates fish farms
Pollution decimates fish farms
Tonnes of fish bred in floating rafts in Bien Hoa City, southern Dong Nai Province have died in the past few days, causing vast damage to local farming [...]
Seafood sector plans to reel back lost jobs
Seafood sector plans to reel back lost jobs
Report says 5,000 lost jobs in outsourcing ban The Thai Frozen Foods Association (TFFA) will discuss plans on Saturday to help seafood pre-processing sheds [...]
Seafood Market celebrates its 23rd anniversary on 23rd January
Seafood Market celebrates its 23rd anniversary on 23rd January
Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre is a gastronomic paradise of 18 fascinating speciality restaurants and bars that have won the loyalty of [...]
National Fish & Seafood demonstrates leadership and long-standing commitment to social responsibility
National Fish & Seafood demonstrates leadership and long-standing commitment to social responsibility
National Fish & Seafood (NFS), a U.S.-based division of Pacific Andes Group, continues to strengthen its long-standing position as a leader in social [...]
Lobster rocks fishery figures
Lobster rocks fishery figures
Australian fisheries and aquaculture production has risen four percent to $2.5 billion in the past year—riding on the back of a boom in rock lobster [...]
Fish farm neighbours ‘in shock’ over Huon Aquaculture’s nitrogen output breach
Fish farm neighbours ‘in shock’ over Huon Aquaculture’s nitrogen output breach
A community group focused on the environmental impact of salmon farms is “in shock” over Huon Aquaculture’s breach of its permitted [...]
Supermarkets, restaurants worldwide admit to using slave labour-processed seafood
Supermarkets, restaurants worldwide admit to using slave labour-processed seafood
A large-scale investigation spanning multiple continents has revealed that top seafood retailers and restaurants around the world were using products that [...]
Australian Abalone the first of its kind to receive ASC Certification
Australian Abalone the first of its kind to receive ASC Certification
In a world first, Jade Tiger Abalone’s Indented Head abalone farm has been recognised for environmental and social responsibility by the Aquaculture [...]
GAA to exclude outsourcing of shrimp processing to prevent labour abuse
GAA to exclude outsourcing of shrimp processing to prevent labour abuse
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program on December 15 took a stand against child labour and [...]
Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) fishery and farming achieve historic international Sustainability Certification
Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) fishery and farming achieve historic international Sustainability Certification
The Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) fishery and farms have achieved an important milestone by being awarded the international Sustainability [...]
Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to child labour
Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to child labour
Thai Union seafood allegedly connected to forced and child labour An Associated Press investigation released found that Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the [...]
Seafood giant TU steps up worker protection
Seafood giant TU steps up worker protection
Thai Union Group Plc (TU), one of the world’s largest seafood producers, will stop using subcontractors for shrimp pre-processing and will bring all [...]
Australian abalone the first of its kind to receive ASC certification
Australian abalone the first of its kind to receive ASC certification
In a world first, Jade Tiger Abalone’s Indented Head abalone farm has been recognised for environmental and social responsibility by the Aquaculture [...]
Japan welcomes first MSC certified independent restaurant
Japan welcomes first MSC certified independent restaurant
An independent restaurant in Tsuruga city, Totally Searoll Club (TSC), will be the first restaurant in Japan and Asia to serve MSC labelled seafood. [...]
Cawthron and Sanford team up in $1m mussels research to prove benefits
Cawthron and Sanford team up in $1m mussels research to prove benefits
Nelson marine science pioneer the Cawthron Institute and listed seafood company Sanford are teaming up in new research that’s attracted $1 million in [...]
Feed mill is first in Indonesia to earn BAP certification
Feed mill is first in Indonesia to earn BAP certification
Shrimp and finfish companies sourcing from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified hatcheries, farms and processing plants can now source feed from the [...]
Nestlé admits to forced labour in its seafood supply chain in Thailand
Nestlé admits to forced labour in its seafood supply chain in Thailand
In a move praised by anti-slavery groups, global food giant reports abuse of migrant labour among its suppliers in Thai seafood industry, after [...]
Haikui Seafood’s results affected by enhanced competitive pressure and adverse market conditions
Haikui Seafood’s results affected by enhanced competitive pressure and adverse market conditions
Revenue increased to over 100 million Euros EBIT amounted to 9.7 million Euros with a still attractive EBIT margin of 9.6 percent Share buyback program [...]
Farmed small fish can significantly reduce Bangladesh vitamin A deficiency
Farmed small fish can significantly reduce Bangladesh vitamin A deficiency
A new study indicates that a long-term commitment to the farming of small fish in Bangladesh could save as many as 3000 lives over an 11-year period. The [...]
Seabird Smart winners are fishing’s sustainable future
Seabird Smart winners are fishing’s sustainable future
“The winners of this year’s Seabird Smart awards are the sustainable future of New Zealand fishing”, says Bill Mansfield, the Chair of the [...]
Indonesia opens trials of 6 charged with trafficking enslaved men on boats to catch seafood
Indonesia opens trials of 6 charged with trafficking enslaved men on boats to catch seafood
An Indonesian court has begun hearing trials of five Thais and an Indonesian charged with human trafficking connected with slavery in the seafood [...]
Farmers of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam demand halt to dike construction upstream Mekong River
Farmers of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam demand halt to dike construction upstream Mekong River
Farmers in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam have called for a halt to the construction of hydroelectricity projects along the upstream of the Mekong River [...]
More Vietnamese fishing products exported to China thanks to relaxed standards
More Vietnamese fishing products exported to China thanks to relaxed standards
Vietnamese businesses and experts in the fishing industry have warned about the adverse effect of increasing exports to China while missing out on major [...]
Sino Agro Food to seek a listing for aquaculture operations
Sino Agro Food to seek a listing for aquaculture operations
Sino Agro Food, Inc is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with principal operations as primary producer, processor, [...]
MOU signed on transfer of Organic shrimp feed Technology (ICAR-CIBA- Shrimp Green FeedBT) by CIBA to Jass Ventures Pvt Limited, Kochi, Kerala
MOU signed on transfer of Organic shrimp feed Technology (ICAR-CIBA- Shrimp Green FeedBT) by CIBA to Jass Ventures Pvt Limited, Kochi, Kerala
The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai has developed low fish meal based organic feed for the culture of black tiger [...]
Nutriad presenting at 10th SWCSNFFS in China
Nutriad presenting at 10th SWCSNFFS in China
The 10th Symposium of World’s Chinese Scientists on Nutrition and Feeding of Finfish and Shellfish (SWCSNFFS), the biggest aqua nutrition event worldwide, [...]
Marine farmers facing ‘unnecessary’ costs
Marine farmers facing ‘unnecessary’ costs
More than one in 20 fulltime jobs in Marlborough come from marine farming in the Marlborough Sounds, a major economic study of the sector reveals. A report [...]
New national policy on marine fishery soon
New national policy on marine fishery soon
The government on Friday said it is in the process of revising the national policy on marine fisheries and has sought inputs from the stakeholders. [...]
Seafood, spices, commodity testing lab opens in Vizag
Seafood, spices, commodity testing lab opens in Vizag
The German testing and certification major, TUV SUD, inaugurated its state-of-the-art seafood, spices, and commodities testing lab here on Wednesday. It [...]
Clearwater Seafoods appoints John Gu as Vice President Asia-Pacific
Clearwater Seafoods appoints John Gu as Vice President Asia-Pacific
Clearwater Seafoods is pleased to announce the appointment of John Gu as Vice President Asia-Pacific, effective mid-December 2015. Based out of Shanghai, [...]
First Chinese farms earn ASC certification
First Chinese farms earn ASC certification
Qionghai Zhongpingzi Grobest tilapia farm and Chengmai Xingyuan Development Co Ltd have become the first Chinese farms to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship [...]
Middle East & Central Asia Aquaculture 2015
Middle East & Central Asia Aquaculture 2015
Tehran, Iran – December 14-16, 2015 – Olympic Hotel  This First Middle East and Central Asia Aquaculture Conference with the theme: ’Tapping New Markets in [...]
Malaysian home grown aquaculture firm to be listed in New York
Malaysian home grown aquaculture firm to be listed in New York
Home grown aquaculture company, Agro Capital Management Bhd (ACMB), will be listed on the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Market in New York under the ticker [...]
Sanford offers to stop fishing in Hauraki Gulf if all fishers record and report catch
Sanford offers to stop fishing in Hauraki Gulf if all fishers record and report catch
One of the largest fishers in the Hauraki Gulf says it’s prepared to stop all commercial fishing in the area if everyone who ‘throws a line in’ to the [...]
Cage culture helping farmers get into fish farming
Cage culture helping farmers get into fish farming
To spread awareness about fish rearing in sweet waters in entire state, fisheries department has developed ‘cage culture’, which is becoming [...]
Seafood restaurant owner Jumbo Group launches IPO
Seafood restaurant owner Jumbo Group launches IPO
To raise about S$22 million, Jumbo Group is offering a total of 88.23 million shares at 25 cents each. Jumbo Group, which runs a chain of seafood [...]
Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns get the MSC blue tick
Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns get the MSC blue tick
 Exmouth Gulf and Shark Bay prawns receive MSC certification for sustainable fishing  The region is home to turtles, whale sharks and migratory seabirds [...]
Testing new technologies for sustainable aquaculture in Vietnam
Testing new technologies for sustainable aquaculture in Vietnam
As part of the partnership with Vietnamese Danish Aquaculture Technology Centre (VIDATEC), DHI and our collaborators have started testing innovative [...]
WA commits to aquaculture certification
WA commits to aquaculture certification
Western Australia is playing host to the Seafood Directions 2015 conference The WA Government is working with the aquaculture industry to promote growth, [...]
Coles makes wave of change in sustainable seafood
Coles makes wave of change in sustainable seafood
Coles is the first major supermarket in Australia to introduce MSC and ASC certified seafood in their deli Australians can now buy ASC responsibly farmed [...]
New Zealand fisheries sustainably managed
New Zealand fisheries sustainably managed
New Zealand fish stocks are in good heart, an independent environment stocktake has confirmed. This is according to Environment Aotearoa 2015, a [...]
Threatened Bangladeshi national fish target of new conservation program
Threatened Bangladeshi national fish target of new conservation program
Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISHBD) a new project aimed at conserving stocks of the national fish of Bangladesh, the hilsa, has been [...]
Fisheries Management Authority to trial new advisory panel for small pelagic fishery
Fisheries Management Authority to trial new advisory panel for small pelagic fishery
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is setting up a panel of up to four scientists to provide advice on Australia’s small pelagic [...]
Nine new aquaculture sites forecast for Southland
Nine new aquaculture sites forecast for Southland
Venture Southland has identified nine potential aquaculture hotspots in the wake of the Southland Regional Development Strategy. The new locations would [...]
Sealord casts aside SAN, reels in Nutanix
Sealord casts aside SAN, reels in Nutanix
Nutanix announced that global seafood enterprise, Sealord Group, has implemented Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure to underpin supply chain and [...]
Pindimar Bundabah Association have new Abalone objection
Pindimar Bundabah Association have new Abalone objection
The Pindimar Bundabah Community Association Inc Aquaculture Committee have again formally opposed to the development of a controversial land based Abalone [...]
PCAF joins efforts to strengthen aquaculture engineering
PCAF joins efforts to strengthen aquaculture engineering
Around 100 officials from various government agencies, agricultural and aquacultural engineering organizations and academic institutions gathered on July [...]
Fishy business makes more sense with sensors
Fishy business makes more sense with sensors
Farming eels is a tricky business. The slippery customers are extremely sensitive to even the smallest change in water conditions and can die quickly if [...]
New app to help restaurateurs assess seafood’s shelf life
New app to help restaurateurs assess seafood’s shelf life
Sydney Fish Markets is launching the Australian Seafood Quality Index app, helping seafood buyers and restaurateurs to get a good indication of a product’s [...]
Tilapia fish exports seen rising by 2020
Tilapia fish exports seen rising by 2020
Tilapia exports are expected to reach US$130-150 million by 2020, according to the Vietnam Directorate of Fisheries. Export of the fish has seen strong [...]
Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
The seafood sector welcomes the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. All seafood tariffs will be removed within the 12 Asia-Pacific countries, according to [...]
Seafood spotlight shines on Perth
Seafood spotlight shines on Perth
Seafood Directions 2015 will be held in Perth from October 25-27 This month, Perth will welcome fisheries experts from across Australia and overseas when [...]
More fish farms needed to make aquaculture sustainable, APEC told
More fish farms needed to make aquaculture sustainable, APEC told
The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is putting in place measures to make the world’s fish and marine industry sustainable to help [...]
Fishing body seeks assurances from Government
Fishing body seeks assurances from Government
The organisation that represents the country’s inshore fishers – Fisheries Inshore New Zealand – wants to work with the Government to develop mutually [...]
Fishing body seeks assurances from Government
Fishing body seeks assurances from Government
The organisation that represents the country’s inshore fishers – Fisheries Inshore New Zealand – wants to work with the Government to develop mutually [...]
Taiwan International Fisheries and Seafood Show to begin November 19 in Kaohsiung
Taiwan International Fisheries and Seafood Show to begin November 19 in Kaohsiung
Organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council and WES Worldwide Expo Services Ltd, the 2015 Taiwan International Fisheries and Seafood Show will [...]
Seafood New Zealand: Proposed Kermadec ocean sanctuary
Seafood New Zealand: Proposed Kermadec ocean sanctuary
With no forewarning from Government the industry needs time to consider the full implications, Seafood New Zealand Chairman George Clement said. “The [...]
Aquatic Foods Group: US$15.4 million US export contract secured
Aquatic Foods Group: US$15.4 million US export contract secured
Aquatic Foods Group Plc, a leading Chinese marine foods and seafood processor and producer, supplying to export and local markets, is pleased to announce [...]
Sanford progresses value add strategy and invests in factory trawler
Sanford progresses value add strategy and invests in factory trawler
The increasing focus on adding more value to its quota portfolio has prompted Sanford to invest in a freezer trawler with superior capability and capacity [...]
Thousands of children toil in seafood-processing units
Thousands of children toil in seafood-processing units
Thousands of children are deprived of their basic rights and are being pushed to work in prawn processing units, cleaning of shrimps and snails at Keamari, [...]
NZ aquaculture industry launches A+
NZ aquaculture industry launches A+
NZ aquaculture industry launches A+: the new standard of sustainable aquaculture New Zealand’s aquaculture industry is building further on its [...]
Haikui Seafood AG: Public share buyback tender offer successfully completed
Haikui Seafood AG: Public share buyback tender offer successfully completed
Based on the voluntary public share buyback tender offer by Haikui Seafood AG (“Haikui Seafood” or the “Company”), a total number of 921,346 shares have [...]
Marel New Zealand wins excellence award
Marel New Zealand wins excellence award
Marel New Zealand was honoured with 12 other companies at the 2015 Frost and Sullivan Excellence awards held at Villa Maria Estate in Auckland on August [...]
Friend of the Sea helps retail and catering search for sustainable seafood
Friend of the Sea helps retail and catering search for sustainable seafood
One to one meeting in Bangkok a major opportunity for sustainable trade. Friend of the Sea is an international certification program for products from [...]
Nutriad sponsored “The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS) 2015”
Nutriad sponsored “The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS) 2015”
Nutriad was a proud sponsor of “The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS) 2015” which was on August 19-20 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The central theme of this [...]
Seafood producers clamour for China trade deal as politicians bicker
Seafood producers clamour for China trade deal as politicians bicker
It starts around daybreak every Wednesday. The oyster farmers take to inlets and estuaries all along the pristine NSW south coast to harvest some of finest [...]
Training on fisheries and aquaculture emergency response guidance held in the Philippines
Training on fisheries and aquaculture emergency response guidance held in the Philippines
On 10-11 June 2015, FAO conducted Training on Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response Guidance in the island municipality of Coron, Palawan, the [...]
British seafood experts visit Kerala fisheries varsity
British seafood experts visit Kerala fisheries varsity
A delegation from Britain visited Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) in order to understand the ways and methods adopted by the [...]
Rare and chronic fish disease mycobacteriosis found for the first time in salmon farmed in Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour
Rare and chronic fish disease mycobacteriosis found for the first time in salmon farmed in Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour
A rare chronic disease called mycobacteriosis that can cause mortality in fish, has been found in farmed salmon in Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania’s [...]
Cawthron Institute given research-funding boost in latest bidding round
Cawthron Institute given research-funding boost in latest bidding round
Nelson’s independent science provider the Cawthron Institute will get new Government funding of $3 million over the next four years through [...]
Funding of almost $14m for eight major research projects
Funding of almost $14m for eight major research projects
Funding of almost $14 million for eight major research projects at University of Auckland University of Auckland research in environment, health, [...]
Seafood New Zealand applauds MPI operation
Seafood New Zealand applauds MPI operation
Seafood New Zealand applauds the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for its work in what must have been a difficult and complex investigation into black [...]
Blenheim seafood company gains national recognition
Blenheim seafood company gains national recognition
A Marlborough seafood company has won recognition in a national competition promoting small to medium-sized businesses. Omega Seafood sells ready-to-eat [...]
Aquaculture increasingly important to fill global demand for seafood
Aquaculture increasingly important to fill global demand for seafood
Australia’s $1 billion aquaculture industry is expected to keep growing as global demand for seafood increases. Seafood is one of the world’s [...]
The BioMar Group appoints Niels Alsted as Vice President Asia
The BioMar Group appoints Niels Alsted as Vice President Asia
Following the announcement of the signature of a Joint-Venture agreement between the BioMar Group and Chinese Tongwei, the BioMar Group has announced that [...]
Australia’s first certified sustainable tuna coming soon
Australia’s first certified sustainable tuna coming soon
A family-run fishing business on the Sunshine Coast has become the first Australian tuna fishery to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship [...]
Homegrown solution provides source of nutrition for undernourished women and children
Homegrown solution provides source of nutrition for undernourished women and children
A chutney and a flour made from small fish could have significant benefits for child and maternal health in areas where undernutrition is prevalent says a [...]
Drought casts shadow over aquaculture
Drought casts shadow over aquaculture
Drought conditions in the State have cast a shadow on aquaculture. Several fish tanks in Krishna, East and West Godavari districts have dried up following [...]
Tasmania’s fish farming industry to be regulated by Environment Protection Authority under new Greens proposal
Tasmania’s fish farming industry to be regulated by Environment Protection Authority under new Greens proposal
Salmon farming would be regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) instead of the Tasmanian Environment Department under a new proposal by the [...]
Chinese ban ‘toxic’ Anglesey crab imports
Chinese ban ‘toxic’ Anglesey crab imports
High levels of element cadmium have been detected in seized cargoes, but there are fears some of the meat may already be in the food chain Chinese [...]
Haikui Seafood: Difficult business environment continues to affect results
Haikui Seafood: Difficult business environment continues to affect results
Revenue of 69.4 million Euros EBIT margin amounts to 10.7 percent Outlook for 2015 confirmed Public share buyback tender offer at a price of EUR 1.91 per [...]
Record number of new products at Seafood Expo Asia
Record number of new products at Seafood Expo Asia
New Product Showcase serves as a unique platform for exhibitors to launch their latest products to the Asian market. The thousands of visitors coming from [...]
Seizing the global opportunities for New Zealand seafood
Seizing the global opportunities for New Zealand seafood
The growing global demand for environmentally sustainable, natural, healthy food offers great opportunities for the New Zealand seafood industry, Seafood [...]
New Zealand fish stocks performing well
New Zealand fish stocks performing well
New Zealand’s fisheries are performing well overall, Dr Pamela Mace, the Principal Advisor Fisheries Science, with the Ministry for Primary Industries [...]
Revolutionary new trawling method improves quality of catch
Revolutionary new trawling method improves quality of catch
A revolutionary new sustainable trawling method is showing great potential for increasing the value of New Zealand’s fisheries by more than $43 million per [...]
BioMar and Tongwei confirm final Joint Venture agreement
BioMar and Tongwei confirm final Joint Venture agreement
The BioMar Group and the Chinese Tongwei Co. have on the 18th of August signed the final Joint-Venture agreement for the establishment a joint fish feed [...]
Fishing companies launch new vessel monitoring system
Fishing companies launch new vessel monitoring system
Fishing companies, Aotearoa Fisheries, Sanford and Leigh Fish are stepping up their efforts to bring greater transparency into the inshore fleet. They are [...]
Seafood industry on an upswing
Seafood industry on an upswing
Adding value is the theme of next week’s near sellout Seafood NZ conference in Wellington. While dairy is plummeting and the rock star economy is hitting [...]
Government gives consumers the fish finger, on country-of-origin labelling
Government gives consumers the fish finger, on country-of-origin labelling
Australians will remain in the dark about the country of origin of the seafood they eat at restaurants and take-away shops following the bi-partisan [...]
SNV reaches first PES agreement in the aquaculture sector in Vietnam
SNV reaches first PES agreement in the aquaculture sector in Vietnam
SNV works with smallholders, the private sector and local governments to enhance the sustainability of the shrimp aquaculture sector in Southern Vietnam. [...]
Hilton Worldwide Hotels in China show strong support for China’s Sustainable Seafood Festival
Hilton Worldwide Hotels in China show strong support for China’s Sustainable Seafood Festival
Hilton Worldwide announced its participation in the 2015 Sustainable Seafood Festival, organized by the World Wildlife Fund-China (WWF-China) and the [...]
Okiwi Bay residents to air concerns about fish food trial plan
Okiwi Bay residents to air concerns about fish food trial plan
Okiwi Bay residents are gathering on Saturday to hear about a land-based fish farming research project in the centre of their settlement, and air concerns [...]
Fisheries development and climate change mitigation the main focus of Japan’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs’ visit to Seychelles
Fisheries development and climate change mitigation the main focus of Japan’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs’ visit to Seychelles
Increased activities in the Seychelles artisanal and semi-industrial fisheries sector is prompting authorities to extend the Providence Fishing Port. This [...]
Business leader David Thodey appointed to Chair CSIRO Board
Business leader David Thodey appointed to Chair CSIRO Board
Experienced Australian businessman and former Telstra CEO David Thodey has been appointed the new Chair of the Board of CSIRO for the next five [...]
Poor governance: Seafood export suffers $20 million decline
Poor governance: Seafood export suffers $20 million decline
Pakistan suffered $20 million slump on account of seafood export during the just ended fiscal year 2014-15, falling down to $349.557 million in the wake of [...]
Sino Agro Food appoints chief scientific officer
Sino Agro Food appoints chief scientific officer
Sino Agro Food, Inc. is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with principal operations as primary producer, [...]
Bright future for WA’s aquaculture industry
Bright future for WA’s aquaculture industry
The State Government will work with industry to support future aquaculture industry growth by establishing a profitable and sustainable industry The State [...]
Scientists imagine marine future for New Zealand
Scientists imagine marine future for New Zealand
By 2050 New Zealand will have a fleet of ocean gliders undertaking scientific measurements, an aquaculture industry powered by marine energy operating far [...]
Prawn farmers say Australian aquaculture industry being left behind
Prawn farmers say Australian aquaculture industry being left behind
A Queensland prawn farmer says aquaculture may be booming around the world, but not in Australia. The national industry is worth $80 million a year, with [...]
BluWrap Delivers China’s First Fresh Seafood Ocean Shipment From Chile
BluWrap Delivers China’s First Fresh Seafood Ocean Shipment From Chile
BluWrap, the technology company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh proteins, announced it has completed the first ever shipment of fresh salmon [...]
GCDA gears up for large-scale seabass farming
GCDA gears up for large-scale seabass farming
Greater Cochin Development Authority is gearing up for large-scale cage farming of seabass at Rameswaram, near Fort Kochi. The Authority has drawn up a Rs. [...]
New  Māori aquaculture agreements signed
New Māori aquaculture agreements signed
New regional agreements for Māori commercial aquaculture have been signed by Government Ministers, including Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. Three [...]
Asia’s largest dedicated Feed & Grain show to return to Bangkok
Asia’s largest dedicated Feed & Grain show to return to Bangkok
2016 is a very special year for Victam International BV in Thailand as it is its 25th Anniversary. It seems amazing that the very first VICTAM Asia event [...]
Sino Agro Food updates progress at Prawn Farm 2 production milestones reached
Sino Agro Food updates progress at Prawn Farm 2 production milestones reached
Sino Agro Food, Inc. is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with principal operations as primary producer, [...]
New science and technology hub to support seafood industry
New science and technology hub to support seafood industry
Plant & Food Research has signed an agreement for Port Nelson to develop a purpose-built facility for its seafood research as part of a new [...]
Pacific exporters gain better access to New Zealand markets through trade mission
Pacific exporters gain better access to New Zealand markets through trade mission
Seven Pacific Island exporting companies have been given the opportunity to increase their access to New Zealand markets through a recent trade mission. [...]
Promising deepwater views of orange roughy
Promising deepwater views of orange roughy
Scientific surveys of orange roughy stocks off the West Coast of the South Island and south of Fiordland have obtained live video footage of the fish from [...]
Global Sea Foods’ Yellowfin Tuna & Swordfish From Sri Lanka Confirmed Friend Of The Sea Certified
Global Sea Foods’ Yellowfin Tuna & Swordfish From Sri Lanka Confirmed Friend Of The Sea Certified
Global Sea Foods (Pvt) Ltd. (Fresh and Frozen) – a leading seafood processing company based in Sri Lanka – has successfully undergone Friend of the Sea [...]
Strong Industry Support for Seafood Expo Asia
Strong Industry Support for Seafood Expo Asia
Strong Industry Support for Seafood Expo Asia as Major Companies Confirm Participation Exposition offers growth opportunities for global seafood suppliers. [...]
Huon Aquaculture Welcomes New Era In Seafood Processing
Huon Aquaculture Welcomes New Era In Seafood Processing
The north of Tasmania is now home to one of the most advanced seafood processing facilities in the world as we officially opened our new Smokehouse and [...]