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
Singapore
Mar 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Clay particles could help fish farmers tackle deadly plankton blooms
Norway
Mar 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - MHG - Change to Board of Directors
United States
Mar 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Bill to ax Alaska fish commission passes out of committee
New Zealand
Mar 28, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Ngāti Kahungunu's new fishing net reduces undersized fish catch
Spain
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Tagged bluefin tuna found 7 years later in fish farm
South Korea
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - South Korea Experimenting with Bluefin Tuna Farming
Australia
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Great Barrier Reef protection zones help boost fish stocks 'to pre-European times'
Canada
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Provincial government urges Ottawa to prepare fish compensation plan
Thailand
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Thai junta leader: I'll fight forced labor in fish industry
United States
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Louisiana shrimpers, crabbers advised on new regulations, industry updates
Thailand
Mar 28, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Thai Union Frozen cuts supplier after fishing slavery report
Thailand
Mar 28, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Thailand Denies Forced Labour In Fisheries Industry
United States
Mar 28, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Lockheed Martin, Kampachi Farms Team Up on Ocean Aquaculture
Greece
Mar 28, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Nireus : Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with the Group’s Creditor Banks
Malaysia
Mar 28, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - MSD Animal Health to Hold High Quality Tilapia Meeting at 2015 Tilapia Congress in Malaysia



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Ocean fish pathological changes may be caused by human pollution
United States A team of researchers has found certain deep-water marine fish in the Bay of Biscay west of France may develop pathological issues as a result of human-caused pollution.
Blue sharks raise growing interest among fishermen in Canary Islands
Spain A working group of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas is meeting this week in the Oceanography Centre of the Canary Islands of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography to prepare the next assessment of the blue shark (Prionace glauca).
Mediterranean seagrass meadows could be valuable for fishermen, study suggests
United Kingdom Seagrass meadows could be worth around EUR 190 million every year to commercial and recreational fishing in the Mediterranean according to a new study by marine scientists.
Rabobank warns reduction from Invermar is 'a major impact'
Chile An official of the Dutch bank entity Rabobank, one of the major creditors of the company Invertec Pesquera Mar de Chiloé, assured that the 55 per cent reduction of liabilities represents "a strong impact."
 
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-
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 Headquarters
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 - 2015 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER