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IN BRIEF - AgriMarine signs collaborative research & development agreement with Chinese fisheries institute

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

VANCOUVER, (BC) - AgriMarine Holdings Inc., the leader in floating closed containment technology and production for sustainable finfish aquaculture, and Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China, are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement for the collaborative research, development and commercialization of vaccines for the prevention and treatment of various bacterial and viral diseases affecting cold water fish.


Other Media | The Fish Site: Indonesia set for a new shrimp breeding centre

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Plans to establish a shrimp broodstock multiplication centre in Indonesian have been announced by Hendrix Genetics today.

The facility is due to be operational in early 2021, and will sell specific pathogen-free (SPF) shrimp broodstock.

The venture will involve the formation of a new company, PT Kona Bay Indonesia. Hendrix Genetics’ will supply the shrimp from its Kona Bay strategic nucleus in Hawaii, to ensure year-round availability of its genetically enhanced broodstock.

Source: The Fish Site | Read the full article here

Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Fly farmer crowned most innovative company in Netherlands

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Netherlands fly farmer Protix, which produces insect-based protein for fish feed, has been named the country’s most innovative company.

The Dutch Innovation Award 2020 was presented to the company on a TV programme, The World of Tomorrow, last night.

The award is based on results of the Dutch Innovation Monitor, carried out by the Amsterdam Centre for Business Innovation, part of the University of Amsterdam.

Source: fishfarmingexpert | Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Young’s Seafood owner moves into Europe

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

THE owner of Young’s Seafood is poised to make a significant move into the European market.

The Eight Fifty Food Group, the leading multi-protein food group controlled by the private equity firm CapVest Partners LLP announced the acquisition of Hamburg based AliSa International GmbH, trading as Greenland Seafood for an undisclosed figure.

Greenland Seafood is one of mainland Europe’s largest producers of frozen seafood products and employs approximately 600 people across its two manufacturing sites in France and Germany.

Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Fish welfare must take higher priority, Salmon Group says

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Salmon Group, a large network of family-owned fish farming and aquaculture companies that collectively represent 12 percent of the overall production volume in Norway, recently released the report “Fish welfare in fish farming – What is that?" which challenges the commercial salmon-farming industry to aim much higher and be far more closely aligned on issues related to the well-being of these fish throughout their lifecycle. In an interview with SeafoodSource, Salmon Group Chief Advisor Fish Health and Nutrition Ingebjørg Oddsdotter Sævareid said that while there has been a strengthened focus on fish welfare recently.

Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | Read the full article

IN BRIEF - Increased minimum prices for NVG herring for consumption from today

Monday, October 19, 2020

From today, the following minimum prices apply for NVG herring for human consumption:

  • Group 1 (herring weighing 350 grams and more): NOK 5.09 per kg
  • Group 2 (herring weighing between 300 grams and 348 grams): NOK 5.01 per kg
  • Group 3 (herring weighing between 200 grams and 299 grams): NOK 4.91 per kg
  • Group 4 (herring weighing between 125 grams and 199 grams): NOK 4.81 per kg
  • Group 5 (herring weighing less than 125 grams): NOK 3.82
  • Group 5 (herring weighing less than 125 grams - sorted into fishmeal/oil): NOK 2.00 per kg

The minimum prices are subject to regulation every week either on the basis of achieved prices or on the basis of minimum prices for nvg herring for flour / oil plus NOK 0.60 per kg. Information about changes in the minimum prices will be announced on our website on Fridays. And the new minimum prices will take effect from the following Monday.

Author: Dale Nilsson / Norges Sildesalgslag (article has been translated from original in Norwegian)

Otros Medios | EuropaAzul: Los pescadores franceses podrían pagar por acceder a aguas británicas

Monday, October 19, 2020

Los pescadores franceses podrían pagar para pescar en aguas británicas después del Brexit. Según un experto, los pescadores franceses podrían verse obligados a pagar por pescar en aguas británicas después del Brexit.

El primer ministro Boris Johnson podría facturar al presidente francés Emmanuel Macron millones cada año por los pescadores que quieren acceder a nuestras aguas. Por ello, Johnson y Macron podrían llegar a un acuerdo sobre la pesca, pero solo si el presidente francés da marcha atrás en sus demandas.

Fuente: EuropaAzul | Lea el artculo completo aqui

Other Media | iPac.acuicultura: FAO moves towards the Millennium + 20 World Conference on Aquaculture (GCA) with online meetings

Monday, October 19, 2020

At first and scheduled for this month of October, the Millennium + 20 World Aquaculture Conference (GCA) had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates have been set for September 2021, from 22 to 27 of that month, in Shanghai, China.

In this framework, and prior to the celebration of the GCA on its new dates, FAO has organized a series of webinars on various topics of interest for the sustainable development of aquaculture that will be held during the week in which the GCA should have originally been held, that is, from October 26 to 29.

Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: China says that it has detected and isolated living coronavirus on frozen fish packaging for first time

Monday, October 19, 2020

Implications as it could be possible for virus to be transported over long distances via frozen goods.

Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention writes, reported in Reuters, that for the first time ever, living novel coronavirus has been isolated from the outer packaging of cold-chain food.

The CDC said it detected and isolated living COVID-19 on the outer packaging of imported frozen cod in Qingdao. 

Source: SalmonBusiness | Read the full article

Other Media | The Fish Site: Meet Germany's pioneering shrimp producer

Monday, October 19, 2020

India, Ecuador… or Bavaria? The third location might not seem like the obvious place to source vannamei shrimp from but Crusta Nova, a German agtech and seafood company, is producing 30 tonnes of them a year, from an RAS near Munich.

The company was founded in 2012 by Dr Fabian Riedel, a lawyer who decided to hang up his gown at the age of 29 to try something completely different.
“My former co-founder had fish ponds outside Munich and, having studied at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Weihenstephan, decided to farm yabbies [crayfish] in a small RAS,” he explains.

Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | Read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Super Spreader

Monday, October 19, 2020

It is the final crucial point in the feed pellet’s journey from silo to pen, and now Gael Force have developed a feed spreader that well and truly steps up to the mark to deliver feed safely and gently into the pen.

Robustly engineered, SeaFeed Spreader has an adjustable outlet nozzle which can be customised in its alignment by site operatives to suit different feed types and pen sizes thus offering a variable spread to suit individual farm feeding styles.

Author: Janice Johnston / Fish Farmer | Read the full article here

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