Aquaculture Management News

  • Be a part of the Global Food Solution

    Demand for fish protein is on the increase due to population growth and is putting more pressure on both marine and fresh water stocks. More than 33% of ocean fishing is fully exploited due to overfishing (the practice of commercial and non-commercial fishing which depletes a fishery by catching so many adult fish that ...


    By BioFishency

  • Aquaculture and the Global Food Challenge

    Aquaculture represents 40% of the global fish supply and continues to be the fastest-growing animal food-producing sector. With limited availability of land and water, however, the only way to increase production in aquaculture is intensification: producing more fish per unit of area and water. ...


    By BioFishency

  • Welfare award for MH’s Steve Bracken

    MARINE Harvest Scotland’s longest serving employee, Steve Bracken, was thanked for his commitment to fish welfare at a special presentation in Fort William yesterday. Two members of the RSPCA Assured scheme (formerly known as Freedom Food) surprised Bracken, Marine Harvest’s business support manager, when they arrived at the company’s Stob Ban office to make the presentation. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Students ‘must be good communicators’

    YOUNG scientists need to communicate their research to a wider audience, a PhD conference in Stirling heard yesterday. Students were given a platform to do just that at the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA), showcasing the results of several years’ study in front of their teachers, peers, and industry guests. ‘You should know how to say your PhD in one phrase in case you’re ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Skretting to offer algal oil breakthrough

    Fish oil availability will not limit the aquaculture industry’s growth Skretting is now able to offer aquaculture feeds containing a ground breaking algal oil that consists of unprecedented levels of the two essential long chain Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, thanks to the joint development of Royal DSM and Evonik. This alternative to the finite supply of fish oil is currently ...


    By Skretting - Nutreco Group

  • USSEC Organizes IPA Tour in China

    USSEC recently organized a tour trip to Shanghai, China to visit intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) sites. The group of 40 visitors came from Egypt, India and Vietnam and attended an IPA seminar on the first day. Dr. Jesse Chappell of Auburn University introduced participants to the principle and concept of IPA. USSEC Aquaculture Program Manager Jim Zhang and USSEC Technical Manager Zhou ...

  • Lord Sebastian Coe urges aquaculture industry to go for gold

    The aquaculture industry’s ambition of significantly increasing its contribution to solving the complex challenge of feeding the world’s fast growing population can be made a lot easier if it explains what it is doing and what it believes it can achieve, Lord Sebastian Coe told delegates today in his keynote address at AquaVision 2016. Drawing on the lessons learned during an ...


    By Skretting - Nutreco Group

  • AquaVision 2016 underway

    AquaVision 2016, the 11th edition of the world business conference on aquaculture, was officially opened today in Stavanger, Norway, by Knut Nesse, CEO of the Executive Board of Nutreco. Welcoming a fully-booked conference, comprising more than 375 delegates from 35 different countries, including many top decision makers from the aquaculture industry, Nesse highlighted ...


    By Skretting - Nutreco Group

  • USSEC Holds Aquaculture Meetings in Morocco

    USSEC recently organized the first meetings on aquafeed in Morocco. These one-on-one visits with operation managers focused on the use of U.S. soybean protein concentrates (SPC), soybean meal, and lecithin in aquafeeds. USSEC consultant and aquafeed expert Tim O’Keefe presented the benefits of sound aquaculture based on sustainable feed resources, highlighting the importance of U.S. soy ...

  • USDA Seeks Research Grants to Develop U.S. Aquaculture

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in aquaculture development. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking research grant funding applications for projects to support an environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the U.S. and generate new science-based information and innovation to address industry constraints. Although ...

  • MSC and ASC sign MOU and commit to explore further opportunities to add value to partners

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) furthering their collaboration and commitment to find additional efficiencies and added value for partners handling both ASC and MSC certified products. Rupert Howes, CEO of the MSC said: “The MSC and ASC share a common heritage and vision that global ...

  • Aquaculture Show 2014

    The Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort in Scotland will be hosting the Aquaculture show 2014. This show is the UK’s most popular aquaculture exhibition and conference, and it attracts over 1000 visitors from all over the world. Located at stand OS1, Addfield will be showcasing our range of aquaculture machines, ...

  • Aquaculture Handbook Featured on U.S. Consulate Karachi Website

    The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health’s (WISHH) recently released Aquaculture Handbook—Fish Farming and Nutrition in Pakistan was featured on the U.S. Consulate General Karachi, Pakistanwebsite. ...

  • New Aquaculture Licensing in British Columbia to Improve Business Planning and Encourage Investments in Sustainable Practices

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Department will be implementing multi-year licensing for aquaculture operators in British Columbia.  The changes will provide the industry with more operational certainty and longer term planning capacity while allowing them to invest in sustainable practices. Aquaculture owners and operators will still have ...

  • Getting the Most out of Aquaculture: Pearls of Wisdom from Farmed Oysters

    As global populations rise, so does the demand for seafood. In developed nations, the health benefits of a diet high in fish and seafood are regularly touted. In developing nations, fish and seafood often comprise a large portion of the diet. Aquaculture—farming of fishes, mollusks, crustaceans and plants in an aquatic environment—is a booming business (approximately $119 billion in ...

  • Drones on the Farm: What Are the Laws?

     – popularity, before you launch a drone over your crops to gauge field conditions, be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration. So says Peggy Hall, assistant professor and Ohio State University Extension field specialist in agricultural and resource law. Hall said that while the technology is available for farmers and growers to utilize ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Aquaculture Show 2014

    The Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort in Scotland will be hosting the Aquaculture show 2014. This show is the UK’s most popular aquaculture exhibition and conference, and it attracts over 1000 visitors from all over the world. Located at stand OS1, Addfield will be showcasing our range ...

  • Microbial Discovery Group Announces Continued Expansion for 2014

    Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) announces continued expansion to meet demand for new opportunities for microbial based products and solutions. MDG Founder, Michael King, Ph.D. stated that Microbial Discovery Group is adding a second laboratory and expansion of the MDG facilities and work-spaces to double the number of possible employees and accelerate the rate of technology development. ...

  • Partner release: Binghamton University Dining Services by Sodexo Earns Marine Stewardship Council Sustainable Seafood Certification

    Binghamton University, in conjunction with its dining services partner, Sodexo, the leading provider of Quality of Life Services, today announced achieving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification, becoming the first State University of New York (SUNY) campus to attain MSC certification. The comprehensive certification program assures students that their seafood purchases ...

  • The Soy Checkoff Continues to Find New Customers in Global Aquaculture

    Even though soybean meal is the No. 1 protein source used in fish feeds worldwide, many people are still unaware of the benefits of feeding soy to this sector of animal agriculture. And the aquaculture industry is working on feed sustainability with soy as part of that equation. To educate other global aquaculture representatives, soy checkoff farmer-leaders Mike Beard, from Frankfort, Ind., and ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

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