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SFP, Conservation International, and UCSB release new best practices for aquaculture management guide

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 03:00 (GMT + 9)

A new aquaculture management guide from Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), Conservation International, and the University of California Santa Barbara’s Sustainable Fisheries Group provides zonal management best practices for seafood farmers seeking the most environmentally sustainable operations. The guide – Best Practices for Aquaculture Management: guidance for implementing the ecosystem approach in Indonesia and beyond – was released today and is available online. Photo: Aquaculture Management Guide The guide provides three best practices in aquaculture management, as suggested by the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture: 1) spatial planning and zoning, 2) waterbody carrying capacity limits, and 3) aquaculture disease management areas. The guidance applies to seafood farming worldwide and uses Indonesi... FULL STORY

Marine Harvest launches brand strategy and name change
Nov 13, 23:50
Marine Harvest has launched a global brand called Mowi, and further to this, has decided to change its company... FULL STORY
Sinaloa farmers receive USD 3.3 million in aid for shrimp larvae purchase
Nov 13, 23:10
Sinaloa shrimp farmers have been the most benefitted with the Strategic Project in Support of Aquaculture Prod... FULL STORY
United Kingdom
Scottish Sea Farms to receive GBP 1.28m to support innovation projects
Nov 13, 23:00
Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) is to be granted GBP 1.28 million in R&D support from Scottish Enterprise to... FULL STORY
First wreckfish spawning achieved in captivity
Nov 13, 21:30
Researchers from the Mariculture and Experimental Biology programme of the National Institute of Fisheries Res... FULL STORY

Viet Nam
Good prospects forecast for shrimp exports to the EU
Nov 14, 02:50
Vi?tnamese shrimp has a competitive advantage over other major competitors in the European Union (EU) market and this opens further opportunities to i... FULL STORY

Mexico reopens its market to Honduran shrimp
Nov 14, 02:40
Honduras will be able to restart shrimp exports to Mexico, after a year of having closed access to that market. This was announced by the head of t... FULL STORY

United States
AquaBounty signs deal with R&D firm to produce sterile fish
Nov 14, 00:30
The research and development firm Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) has signed a licensing and research agreement with AquaBounty Technol... FULL STORY
Nov 13, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
ECB’s fishmeal obtains Friend of the Sea certification
Nov 13, 01:40 (GMT + 9):
Avocado oil use to improve tilapia nutritional quality
Nov 13, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
High Liner Foods records ‘disappointing’ results in Q3
Nov 10, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Chilean salmon is present at Kagoshima complex
Nov 10, 01:50 (GMT + 9):
Aller Aqua commits to boosting aquaculture development in Africa
Nov 10, 01:10 (GMT + 9):
ICAR-CIBA transfers technology for seabass hatchery startup
Nov 10, 00:30 (GMT + 9):
SalMar records good Q3, supported by lower costs and good prices
Nov 10, 00:20 (GMT + 9):
Lower harvest and sales reduce Multiexport’s revenues in Q3
Nov 9, 05:00 (GMT + 9):
What shrimp are you eating? Better check it’s clean, traceable, and antibiotic-free
United Kingdom
Nov 9, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
Benchmark achieves higher than expected growth
Nov 9, 02:10 (GMT + 9):
Scientists from Chile and Argentina will collaborate in research in southern seas
Nov 9, 02:10 (GMT + 9):
ASC-certified farms amount to 10

Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine skipjack fishery achieves MSC certification
United Kingdom The Echebastar Indian Ocean purse seine skipjack tuna fishery has achieved certification to the MSC Fisheries Standard.
Growing amount of infected herring landings seem worrying
Iceland A considerable amount of the herring catch landed in recent days was found to be infected and almost all of it will be incinerated.
Indonesian fishing vessel apprehended due to alleged illegal fishing activities
Australia An Indonesian fishing vessel and its crew of five men were apprehended off the coast of Western Australia, suspected of illegally fishing in Australian waters.
Piriou delivers new freezer longliner for toothfish capture
France Vietnamese shipyard Chantiers Piriou SARL has just delivered French fishing company Comata a new 62.8 m freezer longliner dedicated to toothfish fishing in the French southern seas.
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