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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The participation of the new minister is key to turning the cultivation of seafood into Canada's engine for the blue economy, as reported by the CAIA.
Members of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) welcomed Joyce Murray as Canada's new Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Coast Guard, and expressed their enthusiasm for working together to seize opportunities for Canada through the development of the sector.
The CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council will be at the next AquaForum Puerto Montt international conference.
There are just a few days left for the 2021 AquaForum Puerto Montt International Conference, organized by B2B Media Group, the publishing house of AQUA magazine. The meeting, entitled "Aquaculture 2021: Climate change, challenge for productivity and the environment", will feature the participation of prominent national and international exhibitors, including the CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), Renate Larsen .
A new online service to help anglers navigate restrictions on commercial fishing areas in UK waters has been launched by Kingfisher's team at Seafish, a public body that supports the UK's fishing industry. United. It has launched a new fishing restriction mapping service for fishermen.
This free service allows anglers to view all UK gear restrictions in one place, with full coverage from all regulatory authorities. The service has been fully funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Marine Management Organization (MMO).
The Commission has approved an investment package of more than 290 million euros for 132 new projects under the LIFE program for the environment and climate action and which, it explains, will mobilize a total investment of 562 million euros, with projects in almost all EU Member States. "The new LIFE projects will help to make Europe a climate neutral continent by 2050, to recover European biodiversity by 2030 and to contribute to the green recovery of the EU after Covid-19," he said in a statement from press.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full article here
The Rosrybolovstvo hosted a meeting of the co-chairs of the intergovernmental mixed Russian-Peruvian commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation and fisheries - the head of the Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Peru Luis Chavez.
During the meeting, the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery and the Deputy Minister discussed the state of bilateral trade and the prospects for the development of economic ties, issues of interaction in the agricultural sector, priority areas of cooperation between Russia and Peru, as well as issues of the legal framework.
Ilya Shestakov noted that Peru is Russia's strategic partner in the Latin American region. The year 2021 showed positive figures - the trade turnover between our countries increased to 45%. Ilya Shestakov invited representatives of the Peruvian delegation to take part in the 25th anniversary of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which will be held in June 2022.
The head of the Peruvian delegation thanked for the invitation to visit St. Petersburg and supported the proposal of the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery to hold the 7th meeting of the intergovernmental mixed Russian-Peruvian commission within the framework of the economic forum.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The herring fishing industry in the Northeast qualifies for federal assistance because its 2019 season has been declared a disaster.
The federal government has the ability to declare a “fishery disaster” when adverse circumstances in a fishery cause economic hardship. A recent scientific assessment of the herring population found that the species population has fallen, and tighter fishing quotas have made herring fishing more difficult.
Atlantic herring. Photo: NOAA.gov --->
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the disaster declaration on Monday. The fishery will be eligible for disaster assistance, and some fishery-related businesses might also qualify for federal loans, the commerce department said.
Herring fishermen caught more than 200 million pounds of herring (90,718 MT) as recently as 2014, but the 2019 catch was less than 25 million (11,339 MT). The fishery is based mostly in Maine and Massachusetts.
The commerce department said the allocation of money will be determined soon.
At Alex Sushi in Oslo, the chefs are constantly looking for quality and new culinary experiences. Engesund, a farmer from Fitjar, near Bergen, now delivers salmon fed on krill meal to the restaurant.
The chefs at Alex Sushi are masters at judging the quality of a salmon, and only get whole fish, never fillets. This is, among other things, to be able to make a thorough assessment of the quality of the skin, gills, marbling, elasticity, texture, appearance and taste.
Author: Aslak Berge / SalmonBusiness | read the full article here
Fishermen in Brittany, Normandy and the Pas de Calais are today taking action to disrupt cross-Channel traffic in a demonstration of their frustration over what they see as the UK dragging its heels in respecting agreements struck as Britain left the European Union almost a year ago.
‘We are not looking for handouts, we just want our licenses back,’ said CNPMEM President Gérard Romiti.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here
Seafood Industry Australia has absorbed the responsibilities of the National Aquaculture Council and launched a new aquaculture advisory committee.
SIA CEO Veronica Papacosta told SeafoodSource the NAC takeover is aimed at providing a united voice in Australia’s aquaculture sector, and that SIA’s resourcing and working relationship with the government will help the larger group better advocate for the seafood industry.
Author: Bernadette Carreon / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
The use of a particular oil-based vaccine to prevent pancreas disease (PD) in farmed salmon has been linked to the incidence of skeletal deformity in the fish.
The vaccines cause a transient defect in the vertebral growth zone, known as cross-stitch vertebrae, according to new research from Nofima. How the environment impacts further growth of the vertebrae will decide whether a deformity develops or not.
A report analysing the results of five years of independent sea lice monitoring in the Discovery Islands region of British Columbia has concluded that lice levels remained low both prior to and after the Canadian government’s December 2020 decision to close 19 salmon farms.
The decision was taken by the then fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan after discussions with First Nations who claimed the farms were sources of lice and disease that were affecting native wild salmon.
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full articlehere
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