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Other Media | The Fish Site:Pioneering mussel producer scoops top aquaculture award

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Offshore Shellfish, creators of the UK’s first fully offshore mussel farm, have won Best Aquaculture Company at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards.

The winners were announced at entertaining awards ceremony, which is now available to watch online.

Amy Novogratz, co-founder and head of aquaculture-focused investment fund Aqua-Spark, receiving the ‘Outstanding contribution to the industry’ award; and Scottish Sea Farms’ Noelia Rodriguez and Offshore Shellfish’s George Holmyard being awarded Finfish farmer of the year and Shellfish farmer of the year respectively

Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Fish welfare must take higher priority, Salmon Group says

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Salmon Group, a large network of family-owned fish farming and aquaculture companies that collectively represent 12 percent of the overall production volume in Norway, recently released the report “Fish welfare in fish farming – What is that?" which challenges the commercial salmon-farming industry to aim much higher and be far more closely aligned on issues related to the well-being of these fish throughout their lifecycle. In an interview with SeafoodSource, Salmon Group Chief Advisor Fish Health and Nutrition Ingebjørg Oddsdotter Sævareid said that while there has been a strengthened focus on fish welfare recently.

Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | Read the full article

IN BRIEF - Increased minimum prices for NVG herring for consumption from today

Monday, October 19, 2020

From today, the following minimum prices apply for NVG herring for human consumption:

  • Group 1 (herring weighing 350 grams and more): NOK 5.09 per kg
  • Group 2 (herring weighing between 300 grams and 348 grams): NOK 5.01 per kg
  • Group 3 (herring weighing between 200 grams and 299 grams): NOK 4.91 per kg
  • Group 4 (herring weighing between 125 grams and 199 grams): NOK 4.81 per kg
  • Group 5 (herring weighing less than 125 grams): NOK 3.82
  • Group 5 (herring weighing less than 125 grams - sorted into fishmeal/oil): NOK 2.00 per kg

The minimum prices are subject to regulation every week either on the basis of achieved prices or on the basis of minimum prices for nvg herring for flour / oil plus NOK 0.60 per kg. Information about changes in the minimum prices will be announced on our website on Fridays. And the new minimum prices will take effect from the following Monday.

Author: Dale Nilsson / Norges Sildesalgslag (article has been translated from original in Norwegian)

Otros Medios | EuropaAzul: Los pescadores franceses podrían pagar por acceder a aguas británicas

Monday, October 19, 2020

Los pescadores franceses podrían pagar para pescar en aguas británicas después del Brexit. Según un experto, los pescadores franceses podrían verse obligados a pagar por pescar en aguas británicas después del Brexit.

El primer ministro Boris Johnson podría facturar al presidente francés Emmanuel Macron millones cada año por los pescadores que quieren acceder a nuestras aguas. Por ello, Johnson y Macron podrían llegar a un acuerdo sobre la pesca, pero solo si el presidente francés da marcha atrás en sus demandas.

Fuente: EuropaAzul | Lea el artculo completo aqui

Other Media | iPac.acuicultura: FAO moves towards the Millennium + 20 World Conference on Aquaculture (GCA) with online meetings

Monday, October 19, 2020

At first and scheduled for this month of October, the Millennium + 20 World Aquaculture Conference (GCA) had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates have been set for September 2021, from 22 to 27 of that month, in Shanghai, China.

In this framework, and prior to the celebration of the GCA on its new dates, FAO has organized a series of webinars on various topics of interest for the sustainable development of aquaculture that will be held during the week in which the GCA should have originally been held, that is, from October 26 to 29.

Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: China says that it has detected and isolated living coronavirus on frozen fish packaging for first time

Monday, October 19, 2020

Implications as it could be possible for virus to be transported over long distances via frozen goods.

Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention writes, reported in Reuters, that for the first time ever, living novel coronavirus has been isolated from the outer packaging of cold-chain food.

The CDC said it detected and isolated living COVID-19 on the outer packaging of imported frozen cod in Qingdao. 

Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full article

Other Media | The Fish Site: Meet Germany's pioneering shrimp producer

Monday, October 19, 2020

India, Ecuador… or Bavaria? The third location might not seem like the obvious place to source vannamei shrimp from but Crusta Nova, a German agtech and seafood company, is producing 30 tonnes of them a year, from an RAS near Munich.

The company was founded in 2012 by Dr Fabian Riedel, a lawyer who decided to hang up his gown at the age of 29 to try something completely different.
“My former co-founder had fish ponds outside Munich and, having studied at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Weihenstephan, decided to farm yabbies [crayfish] in a small RAS,” he explains.

Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Super Spreader

Monday, October 19, 2020

It is the final crucial point in the feed pellet’s journey from silo to pen, and now Gael Force have developed a feed spreader that well and truly steps up to the mark to deliver feed safely and gently into the pen.

Robustly engineered, SeaFeed Spreader has an adjustable outlet nozzle which can be customised in its alignment by site operatives to suit different feed types and pen sizes thus offering a variable spread to suit individual farm feeding styles.

Author: Janice Johnston / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here

Other Media | FiskerForum: Norway and Russia agree 2021 quotas

Monday, October 19, 2020

Norway and Russia have reached an agreement for 2021 which provides grounds for optimism in the fishing industry, according to Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen.

‘I am very pleased that we have also for next year been able to reach an agreement that both safeguards the interests of the fishing industry and is sustainable. This is a bright spot in a situation where the corona pandemic also affects the fishing industry,’ he said.

Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full article here

IN BRIEF - Eels released in south China river to sustain fishing resources

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Some 2,000 kg of adult eels and 35,000 young eels have been released into the Desheng River, south China's Guangdong Province, to proliferate the eel breeding population in the natural watercourse.

Eels are a cash species in China. Due to the combined influence of the global climate, environmental challenges and human activities, aquatic resources have decreased sharply worldwide.

Young eels are caught in mainland China in early spring and spend about half a year in farms growing to maturity and fattening up.Image: Eel at a farm in Guangdong Province, China. (Photo by Takumi Sasaki)

Eel farming has been developed in south China's Pearl River Delta. In May, the eel species in Shunde City was included in China's national list of famous and excellent agricultural products.

This eel release activity, which was carried out Friday, is expected to help restore the eel stock in the area. Scientists will trace the growth of the released eels in order to explore ways to promote the conservation of aquatic resources.


Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: WWF says climate change 'threatens half of world fish production'

Friday, October 16, 2020

The environmental organization WWF has published a report on the occasion of World Food Day prepared by the NGO with the collaboration of Agrocampus Ouest (France), the University of British Columbia (Canada), the Charles Darwin Foundation (Galapagos) and the Institute Nacional de Pesca (Ecuador) which reveals that "half of the world's fish production is at risk due to the climate crisis." I can see the full report here (in English).

This is because small-scale fishers, who account for half of the world's fish production, "are disproportionately affected by the consequences of a warmer ocean."

Source: Fisheries Industries | Read the full article here

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