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Brussels approves Iberian sardine catch increase

SPAIN | Friday, July 29, 2016
Thanks to the joint efforts of Spain and Portugal, the European Commission (EC) has approv...


Processing plant in Clarenville remains closed due to shrimp quota cut
Canada | 02:20 | The Barry Group has decided not to open its Clarenville processing plant due to northern shrimp quota decline leading to 100 seasonal workers’ job loss. Full Story
AquaBounty starts 'field trials' in Argentina and Brazil
United States | 00:50 | Although in the first six months of the year AquaBounty Technologies recorded a USD 3.9 million net loss, the firm considers market opportunities for its salmon are encouraging. Full Story
Innovative test could boost Scottish salmon exports and technology
United Kingdom | 23:50 | An innovative new test for determining the moment when salmon are ready to adapt to seawater could boost Scottish exports of farmed salmon and the country’s technological expertise. Full Story
Sustainable Seafood from British Columbia
With more than 25 years of experience, customers worldwide recognize Coldfish Seafood as a top leader in the industry for live, fresh, and frozen seafood and for its sustainable fishing practices.
Jamestown Seafood Introduces Oysters from Sequim Bay
A collaborative effort with the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe, Jamestown Seafood is exciting seafood enthusiasts, introducing a distinctive and delicious new line of oysters from the Pacific Northwest.
Fish Transport System Moves Fish Without Compromising Quality
The innovative Whooshh system moves fish at the processing plant, farm site, hatchery, or dam through its patented transport tubes that use pressure differentials to “whoosh” the fish from one place to another.
iFarm – Cermaq Towards Individual-Based Farming
iFarm sensors have computer vision, recognizing each fish based on the dot pattern of the salmon; in a sensor chamber, number of fish, fish size, number of sea lice, and possible signs of the disease are registered.
Officials accused of certifying substandard aquaculture products
Viet Nam Officials from the Centre for Aquaculture Testing were dismissed after an investigation revealed that since 2013 they had forged certificates of aquaculture products, some of which were harmful for consumers’ health.
Reconstruction plan after earthquake and tsunami reaches 95pc
Chile In less than a year after the 8.4 Richter-scale earthquake and subsequent tsunami hitting the Region of Coquimbo and northern central areas of the country, SUBPESCA released a balance of the major reconstruction advances of "Coquimbo Restarts" program.
Does oxidized fish oil pose health risks?
New Zealand There is no evidence of a food safety risk associated with fish oil supplements currently on the New Zealand market, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Health.
Patagonian ministers discuss stance in defense of export refunds
Argentina Ministers of Production of Patagonian provinces will meet to discuss the possibility of joint action with the national government for the refunds for producers exporting from the ports of the region to remain in force.