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A child’s toy aids salmon growth

UNITED STATES | Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Fisheries crews at McNenny State Fish Hatchery may have found a cheap and simple tool to significantly increase the size of the fish they raise: A child's toy.


Alaska’s salmon industry deems global competition as beneficial
United States | 00:30 | Alaska’s salmon industry has had to face global competition, especially from Norway, Canada, Scotland and Chile, but the sector’s stakeholders deem it as an advantage. Full Story
Grant from Walmart Foundation to address human trafficking in Thai fis
Thailand | 00:10 | International Justice Mission announced support from the Walmart Foundation to address human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry. Full Story
New USD 10 million feed factory to be opened this week
Zambia | 00:00 | A new feed mill in Zambia, located in Siavonga, is due to be officially inaugurated by Aller Aqua this week – the fifth mill to be opened by the Danish firm. Full Story
DHL Doubles Airfreight Capacities to Support Fast Growing Norwegian Seafood Exports to Asia
The new solution is now available twice a week and includes around-the-world flight, Lead-time between Norway and South Korea/China cut by over 50 percent.
The Co-op Launches Sustainable Farmed Salmon Initiative
UK supermarket The Co-operative has launched a new Scottish Salmon Farming Group, an initiative that forms part of its commitment to selling responsibly-sourced fresh seafood.
Seafood Watch Recommends B.C. Farm-Raised Atlantic Salmon as a Good Alternative
Seafood Watch has indicated that this improved rating is due to an increase in independent, transparent, peer-reviewed data on the subject of disease transfer between farmed Atlantic salmon and wild salmon populations in BC.
Alimentsa Approved to Join BioMar
The acquisition of Alimentsa is now completed and will position BioMar among the leading shrimp feed producers in Latin America creating synergies toward existing business.
105 people poisoned with histamine in tuna uncover suppliers’ fraud
Spain The Civil Guard has investigated 7 people as alleged perpetrators of a crime against public health with food products, the crime of documentary misrepresentation and a crime related to consumers.
A sea change in Pacific fish wars
Japan In ominous times, the world is already at war over fish, and seafood-loving Japan finds itself pitted against fish-hungry nations and region like China, North Korea, Taiwan, and the US.
Hurricane season leads to fishing industry catastrophic loss
Bahamas This hurricane season has caused catastrophic loss in fishing industry in The Bahamas, which led operators to think that a direct hit by Hurricane Maria could sink international markets dominated by Bahamian exports, according to Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance President.
Iceland makes bigger profit from warming oceans as fish swim north
Iceland Until about 2000, mackerel were a rare sight in Iceland, an island whose people have survived for centuries by fishing but today they are one of the country's most commercially important fish, both in terms of value and volume.