Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


Norwegian farmed salmon. (Photo: Astrid Hals/Norwegian Seafood Council)

In three years, we will eat more farmed than wild fish

WORLDWIDE
Monday, June 10, 2013, 02:30 (GMT + 9)

Two international organizations predict that fish consumption will experience strong growth over the next decade, and will change from 19 kg per capita between 2010 and 2012, to 20.6 kg in 2022.

This was confirmed by the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) and by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the Agricultural Outlook 2013-2022 report.

The two agencies expect that the consumption of farmed fish will exceed that of wild fish in 2015, the agency Lusa reported.

Fish intake should increase on all continents, except in Africa, and it would grow faster in Oceania and Asia, as it was indicated in the report presented by the Secretary General of the OECD, Angel Gurría; and the director general of the FAO, José Graziano da Silva.

The projections of the report indicate that in 2022 the fish bred in captivity will represent 53 per cent of human consumption.

Meanwhile, the consumption of fishmeal and of fish oil will be conditioned by the dependence on the increasingly regulated fisheries sector.

It is expected that fish production in 2022 will reach 181 million tonnes, that is to say 18 per cent more than the average of the mean base of the period 2010-2012.

The report issued by both international institutions anticipates an increase of only 5 per cent in fisheries while aquaculture would grow by 35 per cent: from an average of 63 million tonnes in the period 2010-2012 to 85 million tonnes in 2022.

The growth rate would fall from 6 per cent in the last decade to 2.4 per cent per year due to the rising prices of feed and to energy expenses, coupled with a more limited availability of production sites.

FAO and OECD forecast that the weight of aquaculture on world fish production should increase from 41 per cent recorded between 2010 and 2012 to 47 per cent in 2022.
 

By Analia Murias
editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United States
Aug 28, 05:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Filey fisherman on collaborative, international exchange to save seabirds
European Union
Aug 28, 05:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - EU and Faroe Islands: Discussions about sustainable fisheries in North-East Atlantic
Gambia
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Minister Wants Surveillance Reinforced to Tackle Illegal Fishing
Australia
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Future of Gladstone fisheries up for discussion
Russian Federation
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Predicts record year for king crab
India
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Russia’s ban on US products a boon for Indian trade
United States
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Shrimp farm coming to Elkhart County
Canada
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Aquaculture industry continues to modernize
Canada
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Eel fishermen meet with DFO to prevent gear conflicts
Iceland
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Fish catch in July decreased by 13.4%% between years
United States
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Scientists search for answers to Chinook decline
United Kingdom
Aug 28, 05:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - New President and Vice President for the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
European Union
Aug 28, 03:30 (GMT + 9):
The European fleet must wait two further weeks to fish in Morocco
Denmark
Aug 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
Fish feed antibodies could help combat pathogenic bacteria
Viet Nam
Aug 28, 02:20 (GMT + 9):
Pangasius exports to EU and US show decline



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
New warning against canned tuna stirs controversy
United States A new analysis from Consumer Reports states pregnant women should avoid all canned tuna, considering the FDA ‘underestimates the actual amount of mercury in each can.’
China Fishery seeks Copeinca bondholders’ support
Singapore The fishing company China Fishery Group Ltd. is seeking the consents from noteholders to carry out certain reorganization activities that will allow for an integrated operational platform.
Conarpesa/Agropez authorized to remove abandoned crab traps
Argentina The Undersecretariat of Fisheries of the Ministry of Production of Santa Cruz authorized the firms Continental Armadores de Pesca SA and Agropez to withdraw the traps left by Yaganes SA in provincial waters.
Mussel market could run out of supplies, industry warns
Spain Mussel sector representatives estimate that in a week retail could be affected by the lack of the resource.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Pescanova, S.A. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Limited
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel ehf - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Grupo Calvo - Luis Calvo Sanz, S.A. (Group Headquarter)
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council  - MSC Worldwide
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2014 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER