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Scottish Parliament to investigate salmon farming environmental impact

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 03:20 (GMT + 9)

The Scottish Parliament will start an investigation into the salmon farming industry in Scotland in response to a petition made by Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS), which argues that protection is needed for wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms. Guy Linley-Adams, for S&TCS, stressed the inquiry will enable the organisation to bring all MSPs attention to what they can do to protect Scotland’s wild salmon and sea trout, and the wider Scottish environment, from the damage it is currently suffering as a result of salmon farming in marine open cages. The petition S&TCS lodged recommends that the Scottish Parliament should seek to amend the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2007 to give Scottish Ministers a statutory duty to inspect farms and enforce sea lice control on salmon farms. In its petition S&TCS ... FULL STORY

Five new areas authorised to grow tilapia
Jun 23, 02:10
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has approved the cession of five aquatic areas located in tw... FULL STORY
Scallop industry to be revived in Coquimbo and Atacama
Jun 23, 00:10
Researchers at the Universidad Católica del Norte (UCN) are leading a project that aims to perform an a... FULL STORY
Seafood exports grow by 13 pct in May
Jun 22, 23:50
In May Norway exported 163,000 tonnes of seafood products, a volume that is at the same level as in the same m... FULL STORY
Salmon price status at week 24
Jun 22, 21:20
Export volumes of fresh Norwegian salmon for week 24 are up 893 tonnes compared to week 23 but down 529 compar... FULL STORY

Intensive shrimp farming offers environment and economic benefits, WWF
Jun 23, 23:20
A new study conducted by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Vietnam and Thailand concluded that by producing more shrimp per hectare of land, farmers can in... FULL STORY

WorldFish will use genomics to develop more resilient tilapia
Jun 23, 22:40
WorldFish will carry out studies with genomic selection techniques to obtain more resilient farmed tilapia with certain characteristics such as diseas... FULL STORY

Govt allocates over USD 5 million to boost fishery and aquaculture innovation
Jun 23, 22:30
The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) will launch four funding contests this year to boost innovation in fisheries and aquaculture with a budget of mor... FULL STORY
Viet Nam
Jun 22, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Mixed shrimp farming proves an efficient technique
Jun 22, 00:10 (GMT + 9):
Chilean researchers work on Pacific salmon genome’s first sequencing
Jun 21, 21:40 (GMT + 9):
Farming centres should provide information when detecting harmful microalgae
Jun 21, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Tilapia lake virus affects seven farms in Taoyuan
Jun 21, 01:00 (GMT + 9):
Researchers insist white spot came from foreign shrimp
Jun 20, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
Salmon industry decreases antibiotic use by 31 pct
Jun 20, 20:50 (GMT + 9):
Andra Pradesh plans to boost aquaculture
Jun 19, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
All-male fry tilapia production begins
United States
Jun 16, 23:50 (GMT + 9):
Maine’s lobster co-op reintroduces aquaculture
Jun 16, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
Fishing sector GDP grows 19 pc
United States
Jun 16, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
Evonik and DSM to invest USD 200 million to manufacture omega-3 acids in Nebraska
Jun 15, 23:20 (GMT + 9):
Aquaculture starts the way to become a developed industry

Australia temporarily suspends Vietnamese shrimp import ban
Viet Nam Australian government authorities have lifted the ban on uncooked Vietnamese shrimp product import, allowing wild shrimp caught in Australia to be processed in Vietnam, before re-entering the Australian market.
Chinese fishing firm fined for tuna fishing illegally
New Zealand Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately USD 596,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing without a licence adjacent to the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone.
ICES recommends cod quota cut for 2018
Norway The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea recommends a 20 per cent drop in next year’s cod quota in the Barents Sea, which should not exceed 712,000 tonnes
Chile to support Latin American countries to eradicate illegal fishing
Chile Representatives from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic are participating this week in the first international workshop to strengthen capacities and measures to prevent, discourage and eliminate IUU Fishing.
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National Geographic Society
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