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Women in aquaculture: Dr Giana Gomes

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00 +0000

Diseases-related losses reduce global aquaculture capacity by over 40 percent, according to Dr Giana Gomes, a specialist in the early detection of ciliate parasites, who is determined to help this fig…

Women in aquaculture: Lilian Elekwachi

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:30:00 +0000

Lilian Elekwachi, research technician and catfish farmer at the United Ufuoma Fish Farmers Association (UUFFA) in Warri Delta State, Nigeria, believes that improved infrastructure and knowledge are es…

400 expected for Trondheim sea louse control conference

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0000

Eirik Sigstadstø, R&D director at the Norwegian Research Fund (FHF), has high hopes for next week’s sea louse control conference in Trondheim, in which the use of lumpfish and wrasse are set to be hig…

Women in aquaculture: Conchita Milburn

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

The first interviewee in The Fish Site's new series is Conchita Milburn, head of Gariep Dam Hatchery and Aquaculture Technology Demonstration Centre, South Africa, who is playing a key part in various…

Women in aquaculture: new series launched

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

According to a 2015 review by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), 70 percent of the global aquaculture workforce are female, occupying roles from fish production and processing to retail a…

Unlocking Zimbabwe’s pond aquaculture potential

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:49:00 +0000

Following Robert Mugabe’s resignation as president in November, Zimbabwe's new government has launched an ambitious $432 million project that should help improve the country's aquaculture output.

Under Ctrl: how a multi-partner project offers hope for improved post-smolt production

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Åsa Espmark, who has recently taken over a head of CtrlAQUA – a project that aims to create off-the-shelf solutions to growing salmon post-smolts in closed-containment systems – explains her ambitions…

Tilapia fertility spawns trouble for Ghana’s pond farmers

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 07:30:00 +0000

While the demand for tilapia in Ghana is at an all-time high, the country’s pond tilapia producers are struggling to stay afloat, according to Efua Konyim Okai.

Biofuel byproducts show salmon feed potential

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:30:00 +0000

A project assessing the use of microalgae byproducts from the biofuel industry as a protein replacement in feeds for farmed salmon is gaining momentum, according to Yangyang Gong, a researcher at Nord…

A new candidate for Norwegian aquaculture?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:43:00 +0000

New research into the diets of wolf fish suggests that they have huge potential to help diversify Norway’s aquaculture industry. Helene Rønquist Knutsen, a PhD student from Nord University, explains t…

Promising results from UK lobster hatchery

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Thanks to an ongoing project led by the National Lobster Hatchery, UK lobster farming might be about to shift gear into a semi-intensive, highly productive industry. We spoke to project insider Dr Car…

Tackling Streptococcus in tilapia

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:02:00 +0000

Spring Genetics has recently delivered 20,000 tilapia broodstock, selectively bred for resistance to Streptococcus, to Acuícola Maria Linda in Guatemala.

Big in Japan – but can seaweed conquer the rest of the world too?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:30:00 +0000

A joint global standard by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has brought seaweed culture under the spotlight. Could the standard take off in Japan, and wha…

Global seafood: production and price predictions for 2018

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0000

The global aquaculture industry is expected to grow by 3-4 percent in 2018, with the salmon sector one of the major areas of increase, according to a report published by Rabobank today.

Empowering Kenyan communities through aquaculture

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 17:00:00 +0000

The Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) is playing a key role in sustainably managing natural resources and transforming livelihoods along the country’s impoverished coastline, according to Bonni…

Wrasse exploitation explained

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The use of wild-caught wrasse as cleaner fish in Scotland’s salmon industry has raised concerns that the population might be being too heavily exploited. However, as Dr Nabeil Salama, a stock assessme…

Invasive or imperative? South Africa’s quandary over Nile tilapia

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:16:00 +0000

Popular and adaptable, Nile tilapia are leading cichlid production worldwide. So why is the species banned in three of South Africa’s nine provinces? As Conchita Milburn reports, managing South Africa…

Offshore investments pay off for Scottish salmon sector

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:34:00 +0000

Rearing salmon out to sea in the Hebrides while gales rage in from the Atlantic? It might not be everyone’s idea of fun, but for Marine Harvest Scotland, high-energy offshore aquaculture is the new fr…

Welsh firm sets sights on global tilapia market

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000

How Three-Sixty Aquaculture Limited intends to revolutionise the global tilapia industry, from an unlikely base - in Wales.

Diversification in aquaculture: lessons to be learnt

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:23:00 +0000

Dr Andrew Davie argues that, despite the struggles of Europe's cod and tuna aquaculture industries, there is still scope for the region’s fish farmers to diversify from the production of salmonid spec…

A game-changer for Ghanaian aquaculture?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:20:04 +0000

The concept of ‘cluster farming’ tilapia and catfish, which is being pioneered in Ghana by a Dutch investment firm, could revolutionise the country’s – and the continent’s – aquaculture sector.

Russia to increase salmon aquaculture

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:30:00 +0000

Russia’s largest farmed fish producer, Russian Aquaculture, is developing its farm network across the country at a time when the country’s authorities are making increased efforts to develop the secto…

Salmon producers move in on whitefish

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:40:00 +0000

An increasing number of salmon producers are diversifying into whitefish production and processing, notes Gorjan Nikolik, Seafood Analyst at Rabobank. Here he explains the appeal of the sector and …

Brackish potential for a shrimp farming surge in India

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:24:00 +0000

3D mapping of brackish-water aquaculture resources is to be undertaken in India, backed by satellite images and extensive ground surveys, in a move that could boost the country's shrimp production.

Rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS) explained

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:30:00 +0000

In the first installment of a new series of articles by members of the Fish Vet Group’s team of global fish health specialists, Virginia Iglesias looks at the health challenges posed by RTFS.

Money for old rope?

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:00:00 +0000

The £1.7 million Stepping Stone mussel hatchery project in Shetland is showing very encouraging results, reports Tom Morton.

Mediterranean finfish farming: a comprehensive review

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:37:00 +0000

A comprehensive overview of the development of Europe’s marine finfish aquaculture industry over the last five years is now available to view online.

A genetic blueprint for African aquaculture

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:14:00 +0000

Plans to produce a model means of improving the efficiency of aquaculture production in Africa have moved ahead, following a meeting hosted by WorldFish in Lusaka last week.

Certification success adds mussel to marketing strategy

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:04:00 +0000

Gaining Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) accreditation for its rope-grown mussels last week will act as an added incentive for Loch Fyne Oysters (LFO) to achieve its ambitious growth targets, acc…

Fish Vet Group lands CMS and lumpfish specialist

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Fish Vet Group Norge has recently hired Marta Alarcón – a fish health specialist with a strong background in researching cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) in Atlantic salmon and diseases in lumpfish.

Algae can spearhead a culinary revolution

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:10:00 +0000

Revolutionary substitutes for salmon and tuna, made from marine microalgae, are due to be launched commercially in the EU next year, thanks to the development of novel technologies by a team of French…

Oysters loom large in Fish 2.0 finals

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:00:00 +0000

Eight of the 40 companies to reach the finals of this year’s Fish 2.0 competition are involved in, or have links to, the culture of bivalves – a measure of the innovative ideas emerging from, and bein…

Could farmed salmon become the world’s most sustainable source of protein?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:07:00 +0000

Farmed salmon has the scope to become the most sustainable source of healthy protein in the world, according to a representative of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI).

From small fry to big fish: the end of salmon crofting in Shetland

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:47:00 +0000

Over a few short decades, the shape of Shetland’s salmon aquaculture sector went from small-scale crofting by prosperous local heroes to corporate mega-business. Tom Morton surveys the industry landsc…

Six appeal

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:40:00 +0000

How an Irish entrepreneur is looking towards a six-legged solution to the EU’s protein production deficit.

Cabinet Secretary congratulates Gael Force on feed barge order

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:03:00 +0000

​Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing, has visited Gael Force Group’s engineering facility in Inverness following the Highland firm’s announcement earlier this month that t…

Nutriad sponsoring Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2017

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 09:59:00 +0000

A world leader in speciality additives for fish and shrimp, Nutriad sponsored the Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2017 (APA) exhibition which was held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Nutriad health exper…

Crub your enthusiasm

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 +0000

How a Shetland community company has upcycled many miles of salmon feed piping to make ‘the Arnold Schwarzenegger of polytunnels’.

What’s the smartest way to sterilise your stock?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:22:00 +0000

As the search for the best way to produce sterile farmed fish stocks continues, novel methods such as germ-cell migration disruption could offer good alternatives to inducing triploidy, according to o…

Fish farmers urged to consider the bigger picture

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:32:00 +0000

Fisheries and aquaculture businesses may be increasingly aware of the need to maintain the health of fish stocks and aquaculture practices, but the wellbeing of the world’s oceans – and ensuring the l…

Fish health conference will be a boost to Belfast

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:16:00 +0000

The biennial gathering of the European Association of Fish Pathologists (EAFP), hosted by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), is taking place in Belfast in September – the first time North…

Women thrive in Brazilian aquaculture

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:38:00 +0000

Aquaculture offers a raft of new opportunities for women in Latin America, according to Hideyoshi Segovia Uno, Commercial and Operations Manager of Spring Genetics.

Prize-winning abstracts: Swansea University

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:20:00 +0000

The following are the prize-winning abstracts from Swansea University's inaugural award Best Dissertation on Aquaculture and Fisheries, sponsored by 5m Publishing.

Mine over matter

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0000

How a mining by-product could revolutionise phosphorous removal from aquaculture systems

How mussel farms can boost biodiversity

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:23:00 +0000

Offshore longline mussel farming can have a positive impact on biodiversity, according to a research project that is currently underway off the south coast of England.

Perrin lands top job in aquaculture insurance

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:01:00 +0000

Sunderland Marine has appointed Duncan Perrin as aquaculture manager at the company’s head office in Newcastle.

Injuries in farmed Atlantic salmon associated with handling and pen furniture

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:30:00 +0000

An increase in both handling frequency and the amount of furniture in net pens have combined to create a rising number of hazards for farmed fish. However, there are ways of minimising injuries, expla…

Are smarter fish happier fish?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:06:00 +0000

There is increasing evidence that farmers can augment brain growth in their fish by mimicking aspects of their natural habitat in farm sites. But, from a welfare point of view, are bigger brains a ble…

Europe's first farmed yellowtail nears commercial launch

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:33:00 +0000

One of the planet’s most sought-after sashimi species could hold the key to profitable land-based aquaculture, according to the head of Kingfish Zeeland.

Urchin confidential

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:02:00 +0000

Samantha Andrews blind tastes sea urchin roes on behalf of The Fish Site.

Feeding the needs of African aquaculture

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:05:00 +0000

Following the successful debut of the World Aquaculture Society’s debut conference in sub-Saharan Africa, The Fish Site spoke to Niels Lundgaard, Commercial Director of Africa for Aller Aqua Group – w…

Shrimp in India: prospects for growth?

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:48:00 +0000

In the first installment of a new series for The Fish Site, Rabobank's Gorjan Nikolik discusses trends in India's shrimp industry.

Moving cod in mysterious ways

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Live capture of cod, which can then be sold off-season at a premium price, is currently gaining ground in Norway.

Codfish creamsicles, anyone?

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 08:00:54 +0000

Salmon ice cream scoops Alaskan seafood award.

Environmental DNA sampling shows huge potential for aquaculture

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:34:00 +0000

The success of a project that used a cutting-edge genetic technique to assess the presence of water-borne pathogens in Australia's barramundi sector shows the huge potential the technique has to offer…

Cooke chooses Shetland firm for workboat

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:06:30 +0000

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has contracted Shetland shipyard Malakoff to build a new 14 m catamaran workboat.

Deep Trekker launches latest ROV

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:17:43 +0000

A new ROV designed for the aquaculture industry has been launched by Deep Trekker this week.

Fly firm offers "more sustainable alternative" to fishmeal

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:19:00 +0000

Following the announcement of their joint insect-based processing venture with Protix this morning, the Fish Site caught up with Andreas Baumann, Bühler Corporate Technology, to find out more about th…

A simple solution to Chile’s SRS epidemic

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:31:00 +0000

Vaccines and traditional control methods have failed to stop SRS from threatening Chile’s aquaculture industry. But a research student in Canada might just have found a simple solution to the devastat…

Mixed fortunes for EU's organic aquaculture

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:39:00 +0000

Producers of some species struggle to recoup the costs.

Danes to descend on Aqua Nor en masse

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:03:00 +0000

Nearly 30 Danish aquaculture suppliers will be exhibiting at their national pavilion at this year’s Aqua Nor tradeshow.

Top class tilapia due for Brazilian launch

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:39:00 +0000

The first batches of Nile tilapia from FAI's newly established Brazilian fish farm are due on the market this spring.

Feeding Ghana’s aquacultural growth

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:31:00 +0000

Ensuring a better feed supply - both commercial and self-formulated - is vital to allow Ghana's fledgling aquaculture sector to grow.

Alaska to exploit Chinese appetite for salmon offcuts

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:37:00 +0000

Alaskans make no bones about Chinese salmon market.

Gallery: Aquaculture UK Conference 2017

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:33:00 +0000

Highlights from "Working Together", the inaugural Aquaculture UK Conference 2017 at the University of Stirling.

Zimbabwe embarks on ambitious tilapia programme

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 05:23:00 +0000

1.5 million tilapia to be stocked in a Mugabe-backed project.

How sponges adapt to climate change

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:46:00 +0000

The success of coral sponges in Bocas Del Toro is due to more than the absence of El Niño, according to Dr Bill and Gladys McGraw.

Fishermen and fish farmers sought for world’s largest plankton survey

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:16:00 +0000

Call to join vital world-wide plankton survey.

A sustainable marine ingredient for aquafeeds

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:41:00 +0000

How krill could be key for both the aquafeed industry and human health.

China could prove pivotal to multilateral fisheries subsidies deal

Wed, 31 May 2017 23:00:00 +0000

China's apparent ambition to weaken trade remedy laws in exchange for strengthening fisheries subsidies disciplines could see the prospects of a multinational deal on ending potentially unsound fisher…

Coastal flooding set to double

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The frequency and severity of coastal flooding throughout the world will increase rapidly and eventually double in frequency over the coming decades even with only moderate amounts of sea level rise, …

Why Polish workers are among the European fish industrys most valuable assets

Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The prevalence of Polish workers in Western Europe as a cheaper substitute for local labour is a myth at least within the fish processing sector. As Jaroslaw Adamowski reports, the opposite is true: …

Concerns over trout hybridization

Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Interbreeding between between native cutthroat trout and invasive rainbow trout is increasing across the northern Rocky Mountains, according to a recent study by the US Geological Survey and partners.…

Keeping an open mind over closed containment

Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Salmon farmers and equipment providers are backing the value of using closed containment systems both on land and in at sea just over a year into a project which is investigating the potential pros …

Strict nutrition and health management from hatchery to harvest

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Recognizing a steady supply of consistently high-quality juveniles as a crucial strategic business factor in the Mediterranean aquaculture market, Greek seabass and seabream producer Nireus invested a…

A home-grown approach to feed

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The high price and limited availability of fish feed ingredients is inhibiting the growth of aquaculture worldwide. However, feed innovator and tilapia farmer Randy Constant tells The Fish Site that v…

Aquaculture is key for Myanmar

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The aquaculture industry has a key role in the regeneration of Myanmar after more than 50 years of isolation and economic stagnation, according to Ben Belton.

Secrets to staying ahead: finding additional ways to innovate

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000

At a time when environmental headwinds and economic uncertainty are leading some companies to slow their support for R&D, INVE Aquaculture, part of Benchmark Holdings plc, believes investment in innov…

Breakthrough for US aquafeed industry

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The recent FDA approval of the use of manufactured taurine in aquafeeds should allow the country's aquaculture industry to grow despite finite fishmeal resources, writes Rachel Lane.

A man on an emission

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Following his recent nomination for Seawebs Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy, Maine oyster farmer Bill Mook speaks to The Fish Site about how shellfish farmers can help prevent continuing ocean aci…

Farmed salmon contain fewer pollutants than those in the wild

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The levels of environmental pollutants are higher in Norwegian wild salmon than in the countrys farmed salmon, according to a new study.

Fish shortage looms large

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

The decision by Ghanas Ministry of Fisheries to declare a closed season on the countrys industrial fisheries from 1st February to 31st March signifies the seriousness of the problem of dwindling fish …

Study backs value of no-take zones

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

New research suggests the the creation of marine reserves can cause fish to adapt their behaviour in a way that makes them less likely to stray from areas with low fishing pressure.

Shrimping horizons: how farmers are saving thousands of miles of mangrove in Vietnam

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

For decades Vietnams Mekong Delta has been under threat from one of its most lucrative industries. But now shrimp farming is being used to conserve, rather than deplete, the regions precious mangrove …

Aquaponics explained

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

A new paper on aquaponics, which was published by the US North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC), has just been published online.

Alaska Fish Factor: ocean agencies face Trump cuts

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Massive cuts could be in store for the agencies and people who provide the science and stewardship to preserve and protect our planet.

Surviving El Nino: corals at Coiba Island

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Coral reefs support approximately 25 percent of all known marine species. As one of the most complex ecosystems on the planet, coral reefs are home to more than 4,000 species of fish, 700 species of c…

New Environmental Focus for Legislation Plastics

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Regulations around seafood packaging are naturally strict due to the speed of its decomposition. Seafood quickly and easily deteriorates due to factors like contamination, physical damage and badly ma…

Male Pipefish Pregnancy, it's Complicated

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000

In the upside-down world of the pipefish, sexual selection appears to work in reverse, with flashy females battling for males who bear the pregnancy and carry their young to term in their brood pouch.…

Understanding Gene Patterns Behind Mollusk Diversity

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000

From kids walking on the beach to major museums, the amazing diversity of conch shells have captivated the eyes of collectors. And with more than 50,000 estimated living species bearing a shell, scien…

Feed Requirements for Maintenance and Growth of Anemone Clownfish

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000

In this article by I. Lupatsch et al, Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research, Swansea University, UK, the Daily energy and protein requirements of the anemone clownfish, Amphiprion percula, were …

Potential Use of Phototrophic Algae as Protein and/or Lipid Source in Aquafeeds

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000

In aquaculture, producers commonly rely on formulated feeds to ensure optimal growth, health and quality of the farmed animal. Fish meal and fish oil from wild fisheries have traditionally been major …

Hybrid Striped Bass: Pond Production of Food Fish

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000

During the past 20 years, the pond culture of hybrid striped bass has developed into a successful sector of the United States aquaculture industry; annual production has grown exponentially from 10,00…

Nutriad concludes 2016 Spain maize mycotoxin survey

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that cause a toxic response (mycotoxicosis) when ingested by farm and companion animals.

Illegal Fishing: The Current International and Australian Legal Framework

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Illegal fishing is an all-too-common problem which has devastating effects on the environment and communities worldwide. It depletes fish stocks, damages ecosystems and disrupts the livelihood of lega…

Success with the Culture of Pacific Spiny Lobster in Panama

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

For the first time ever, the Pacific Spiny Lobster (Panulirus gracilis) has been grown successfully in a closed, land based aquaculture system in Panama, 600 m above sea level, 15 miles from the ocean…

Importance of Transgenic Fish to Global Aquaculture: A Review

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Many faster growing transgenic fish including both cold water (salmon, trout) and warm water (tilapia, carp) species have been produced. The development of transgenic fish can serve as excellent exper…

Management of Vannamei Shrimp Culture Ponds with High Stocking Density & Zero Water Exchange in Relation to Growth, Survival and Water Quality

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Aquaculture production has grown enormously in recent years and among that Penaeid shrimps are one of the most important cultured species worldwide especially in Asia due to their high economic value …

Aiding Gut Health with a Natural Growth Promotor

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000

In Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) farming as in all fed aquacultured species feed accounts for 60 percent of the total production costs. Increasing prices of raw materials has led nutritionist…