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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 [...]
Department to amend Cork fish farm licence
Department to amend Cork fish farm licence
The Department of Agriculture has revealed its intention to amend the licence at a fish farm in Eyeries, Co Cork. The ministerial decision related to [...]
High-mercury seafood like swordfish linked to incurable ALS
High-mercury seafood like swordfish linked to incurable ALS
People who eat types of fish that are typically high in mercury are twice as likely to be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal progressive [...]
Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia
Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia
Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to [...]
Heliae Development, LLC and Syndel Laboratories, Ltd. Announce Distribution Partnership of Nymegatm DHA Aquaculture Feed Ingredient
Heliae Development, LLC and Syndel Laboratories, Ltd. Announce Distribution Partnership of Nymegatm DHA Aquaculture Feed Ingredient
The merger of Heliae’s algae production expertise with Syndel’s product development and marketing experience brings new, affordable source of DHA to [...]
Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash
Seven seafood firms to benefit from EU cash
Seven local seafood companies are to benefit from more than £1.7 million of European funding, Scottish fishing minister Fergus Ewing announced during a [...]
Alltech continues commitment to aquaculture research
Alltech continues commitment to aquaculture research
Coppens has introduced a new range of feeds incorporating Alltech’s sustainable alternatives to fish oil and inorganic trace minerals. Aquaculture is the [...]
DHL to inaugurate domestic Norwegian connection
DHL to inaugurate domestic Norwegian connection
Avinor, the national airport operator in Norway, has confirmed that DHL is to launch a new domestic freighter service linking Oslo Airport with Lakselv [...]
Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads
Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads
An outbreak of norovirus linked to B.C.-harvested oysters is now under federal investigation. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says it has taken [...]
Brexit debate sees opinions divide in farming and fishing sectors
Brexit debate sees opinions divide in farming and fishing sectors
Brexit came under the spotlight at a lively meeting in the Shetland Museum last night, with farming and fishing leaders divided over the issue. The event, [...]
Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants
Cork trawler owners deny facilitating illegal immigrants
Men on trial for hiring two Filipino fishermen without having an employment permit Two trawler operators have gone on trial for hiring two Filipino [...]
Bantry Bay fish farm oral hearing: Fears over jobs, pesticides, and threat of disease in fish population
Bantry Bay fish farm oral hearing: Fears over jobs, pesticides, and threat of disease in fish population
A hearing into objections against the granting of a licence for a salmon farm in Bantry Bay has heard that, were the development to go ahead, it could [...]
Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen
Chesapeake Bay advocates alarmed by plan that could open oyster sanctuaries to watermen
Some of the Chesapeake Bay’s most densely populated oyster sanctuaries could be opened to periodic harvesting under a plan being floated by state [...]
Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances
Hawaii Bill on Commercial Fishing Advances
A Hawaii committee has advanced a bill that seeks to provide more oversight of the commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation [...]
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 [...]