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Other Media | FishFarmer: Worldwide salmon industry marks sustainability goals

Thursday, May 19, 2022

The Global Salmon Initiative, which represents some of the most significant players in the salmon sector, has hailed progress in reducing the use of antibiotics, managing sea lice through holistic methods and reducing marine ingredients in aquafeed, among a range of other sustainability measures.

The GSI membership represents around 40% of global salmon production. The organisation was set up to encourage improvements across the industry and its annual Sustainability Report for 2022 charts achievement on a number of fronts.

Source: FishFarmer| read the full article here

Other Media | EuropaAzul: The moratorium on cod that was going to last 2 years now lasts 30

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Canada's fishing communities do not understand that a moratorium on cod that was to last two years is now up to 30. However, days like this - however hopeful it may seem - may be numbered. This is because Atlantic cod (of which the northern cod is a stock) are nowhere near their former level of abundance. Thirty years ago, in a last-ditch effort to bring cod back from the brink of total collapse, the Canadian government closed the commercial cod fishery.

Source: EuropaAzul | Read the full article here

Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The octopus extractive campaign begins in Galicia

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

The octopus extraction campaign begins in Galicia until the start of the 2023 ban, which will be set through the corresponding plan. According to the plan agreed by the Consellería do Mar and the sector, until next August 31, each boat can fish a maximum quota of 30 kilograms per day. To this amount is added 30 kilos per day for each crew member enrolled on board up to a maximum of 210 kilos per day.

Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: Seafood Connection forms JV in Italy with Agrofish, acquires Northcoast Seafoods

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Urk, The Netherlands-based Seafood Connection has established a joint venture with Agrofish Italia with the goal of repositioning itself in the Italian seafood market.

The Dutch seafood supplier, owned since 2013 by Tokyo, Japan-based seafood conglomerate Maruha Nichiro, said the move to create Seacon Italia was its “next step” in serving the Italian market, which is the largest purchaser of seafood in Europe and which boasts the fourth-highest seafood consumption level in the European Union, according to EUMOFA data.

Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

Other Media | The Fishing Daily: Dutch fishermen protest over rising fuel costs and the marine spatial squeeze

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Dutch fishermen blocked harbours in the Netherlands today in protest at soaring fuel prices and over the spatial squeeze resulting from offshore energy developments and marine protected areas.

The protest had been organised under “Eendracht maakt Kracht,” (EMK), which translates to “Unity Makes Strength,” also announced protests in locations, such as Lauwersoog harbour, IJmuiden and Den Helder.

Source: TheFishingDaily | read the full article here

Other Media | Fish Farmer: Salmon Evolution says smolts developing well

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Land-based fish farmer Salmon Evolution says the strong biological performance for its first batch of smolts, reported in the company’s Q1 2022 presentation has continued for the remainder of the second quarter.

The company’s initial batch of smolts was released to its on-land fish farm at Indre Harøy, Norway in March this year.

Source: FishFarmer | read the full article here

Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Multiexport Foods Multi X runs afoul of Chilean regulations

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Chile’s environment agency has given salmon producer Multi X 15 days to implement measures for the proper disposal of chemicals it used in its hatchery.

During its investigation of Multi X’s Chaparano Pisciculture hatchery in the Los Lagos Region of Chile, environment agency Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA) confirmed that the salmon producer used formalin and lufenuron and it constructed an unauthorized bypass for the discharge of the chemicals, reported news outlet Mundo Aquicola on Monday July 4.

Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here

Other Media | Fishfarmingexpert: Cermaq owner Mitsubishi building on-land salmon farm

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Industrial giant Mitsubishi, which owns salmon farming heavyweight Cermaq, is to form a joint venture with fishing and aquaculture company Maruha Nichiro to construct an on-land salmon farm in Japan.

The new company, Atland Corporation, will build the 2,500-tonne capacity recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in the town of Nyuzen in Toyama prefecture and will draw sea water from a depth of 300 metres or more, where the water has a low, stable temperature.

Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here

Other Media | Aqua: BioMar commits to follow the most ambitious path to reach net zero

Saturday, July 02, 2022

BioMar is the first global aquafeed supplier to adopt this 1.5°C path to net zero under the Science Based Targets (SBTi) initiative.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stated that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must be cut in half by 2030 and reach zero by 2050 to avoid the worst effects of climate change. To achieve this goal, private and public entities must follow a line of reductions to keep global warming below 1.5 ºC.

Source: Aqua | Read the full article here

Other Media | La Voz de Galicia: The veto on bottom fishing in 94 areas throws out a thousand boats from traditional fishing grounds

Saturday, July 02, 2022

We understand and support the closure of areas where vulnerable ecosystems exist” to protect the oceans and biodiversity, emphasizes Iván López, president of the European Bottom Fishing Alliance (EBFA). But not with "scientific gaps and without evaluating the enormous socio-economic consequences for fishermen and for food security." For this reason, at the same time that it arms itself with arguments, the fleet calls for dialogue with the European Commission

Source: La Voz de Galicia | read the full article here

Other Media | SeafoodSource: UK lifts restrictions on Fukushima seafood

Friday, July 01, 2022

The United Kingdom officially lifted import restrictions on Japanese food products related to radionuclides on 29 June, 2022.

The restrictions on products were introduced after the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station operated by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which released radiation into the surrounding environment after the East Japan Earthquake. 

Author: Chris Loew / SeafoodSource | read the full article here

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Other Media | Industrias Pesqueras: The octopus extractive campaign begins in Galicia

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