Aquaculture News

News published on May 14, 2008:

Nutreco - Marine Harvest: two-year salmon feed supply contract

Nutreco's subsidiary Skretting, the world's leading fish feed producer has agreed a two-year salmon feed supply contract with Marine Harvest, the largest producer of farmed salmon in the world. This new agreeme...
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Trading Markets / Nutreco Holding NV
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News published on May 13, 2008:

Lowly 'balunggay' is protein food for tilapia

The lowly, less utilized Balunggay (scientific name: Moringa oleifera, Malunggay in Tagalog) is a good source of protein for Tilapia feeds. Wally Afuang, Executive Director of the Northern Negros Aquatic Resour...
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Philippine Information Agency Press Release
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News published on May 13, 2008:

Pioneering Yellowtail Fish Earns Positive Rating by Seafood Watch

Kona Kampachi®, a Hawaiian yellowtail grown in the open ocean off the coast of Kona, Hawaii by Kona Blue Water Farms, has become the first ocean net pen aquaculture marine fish to be rated as a “Good Alternativ...
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Business Wire
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News published on May 12, 2008:

Indonesian tropical prawns obtain certification

Friend of the Sea has today announced certification of the first prawn fishery in Indonesia and its products sold by company Seacold Seafoods and Panca Mitra Multi Perdana.The Indonesian artisanal trammel net f...
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Fish Update
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News published on May 9, 2008:

Low levels of mercury in species surrounding the wrecked cargo vessel Orizaba

New analyses of cusk, mussels and whelk around the wreck at Skjervøy in Troms, Norway, show mercury levels below EU’s maximum levels. However, additional analyses show a concentration of cadmium in common whelk...
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NIFES
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News published on May 9, 2008:

New pea protein based aquafeed factory taking shape in Germany

The construction of Aller Aqua’s pea protein factory in Germany and one of the most modernized fish feed factories in Europe is nearing completion project is a jont-venture between Emsland Stärke GmbH (Germany)...
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Aquafeed.com
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News published on May 8, 2008:

Protecting Oysters from Burrowing Shrimp

For members of the multimillion-dollar West Coast shellfish industry, their world is the oyster. Unfortunately, the oyster industry's ability to meet rising demands is hampered by two species of burrowing shrim...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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News published on May 8, 2008:

Langosmar Organic Shrimp in Domestic Distribution Deal

At a time when the shrimp industry is under public scrutiny, Blue Horizon Organic is pioneering a model that is both socially and ecologically responsible. The company has just announced an exclusive distributi...
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Reuters
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News published on May 8, 2008:

Scientists and fish farmers meet to tackle fish health issue

An important seminar aimed at addressing the problem of pancreas disease on salmon farms was held yesterday at the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Co. Galway. The seminar, which was held under the banner of the T...
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Fish Update
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News published on May 8, 2008:

Biofuels - Algal farming: a new Agricultural Revolution?

Recent food riots around the globe could spell the end for the biofuels industry based on crops grown on arable land. And although biofuel crops are only partly to blame for skyrocketing food prices, they are a...
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Science Alert
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