Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farmed Salmonids to support the sustainability of the Canadian aquaculture sector.
The development of the Farmed Salmonids Code was led by a 14-person Code committee that included producers, animal welfare and enforcement representatives, researchers, veterinarians, and government representatives from across Canada.
Source: SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
An EU-funded DeSIRA Integrated Rice-Fish Farming System (IRFFS) project in Liberia recently marked its first successful harvest, with farmers saying the co-culture approach will, “take farmers out of poverty”.
As part of the project, farmers across Liberia’s Gbarpolu, Grand Gedeh, Maryland, Margibi and River Gee Counties received improved tilapia fingerlings to co-culture with Nerica-L19 rice seeds. Members of the Gborfelleh Farmers Association celebrated their first rice harvest with the new method on 26 October
Mara Media has announced that Irish Skipper Expo 2022 (25–26th March) and Scottish Skipper Expo 2022 (13–14th May) will both go ahead as planned, offering exhibitors and visitors a fresh opportunity to meet face-to-face.
Sponsored by Irish seafood development agency, BIM, and leading marine insurer Cavanagh Hooper Dolan Insurances, Irish Skipper Expo 2022 will be held at the new venue of the UL Sport Arena in Limerick, providing a spacious exhibiting hall that will offer an excellent visitor experience.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full article here
Next summer, the Nueva Pescanova Group plans to start marketing the world's first aquaculture production octopuses. They are direct descendants of Lourditas and Goliath, the couple selected years ago to start a path that the doomsayers claimed would lead nowhere. This was recalled yesterday by the CEO of this group, Ignacio González. "Many told us that it was impossible, that miracles, to Lourdes."
Author: Rosa Estevez / La Voz de Galicia | read the full articlehere
The government of Costa Rica presents today to the Legislative Assembly, the bill "Value of freight of containerized goods that are transported by sea", in order to reduce the consequences to the productive sector and consumers, due to the high increase in the cost of freight transport due to the container crisis, has informed the Minister of Communication, Agustín Castro.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
Grieg Seafood is joining forces with several leading industry and research institutions in a push to develop low emission offshore aquaculture.
The 17- strong consortium says it aims to reduce the environmental impact of farming, and improve fish welfare, through innovations within offshore and closed technologies, biology, fish feed, electrification, digitalisation and logistics.
Author: Vince McDonagh / Fish Farmer | read the full article here
Consultation on a revised Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Equipment and Operation of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15 metres length overall
The Department of Transport is preparing to publish a revision of its Code of Practice for Small Fishing Vessels, entitled: “Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Equipment and Operation of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15 metres Length overall”.
Source: The Fishing Daily | read the full articlehere
Aquaculture investment fund Aqua-Spark has announced plans to invest in catfish-producing companies in sub-Saharan-African markets as part of its strategy to support the growth of the region’s aquaculture industry.
In a statement Aqua-Spark said it is seeking to invest in large-scale producers that could become platforms for growth for the broader aquaculture industry through local outgrower programs.
Author: Shem Oirere / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
'The pirates have arrived' Argentina
When the jiggers arrive at the fishing zone on January 7, hundreds of boats will already be catching squid: "There are already more than a hundred foreign fishing boats that have settled on the e...