The May issue of Fish Farmer magazine is online The Scottish parliamentary elections of 6 May resulted in the SNP retaining their place in government (with the support of the Scottish Greens). Politically the status quo continues as before, […] Benchmark sees revenues up for H1 Aquaculture biotechnology company Benchmark saw group revenues and adjusted EBITDA up for the first half of its 2021 financial year, after a period that saw considerable restructuring of the business. […] ISI takes controlling stake in Spanish salmon processor Global fish trading company Iceland Seafood International (ISI) has signed a letter of intent to acquire an 80% stake in the Spanish salmon processor Ahumados Dominguez. The move is the latest […] UK prawn farmer goes into administration Great British Prawns, the UK’s first producer of sustainable land based and clean water prawns, has gone into administration. The pioneering company has blamed a fall in demand caused by […] Algal blooms cost Camanchaca $12m The algal bloom attack which struck Chile in March cost Salmones Camanchaca, one of the country’s largest salmon farming companies, at least $12m (£8.52m). The company, publishing its 2021 first […] Grieg raises book value of its Shetland assets Grieg Seafood appears to have added another £15m to the sale price of its Shetland business. In its Q1 presentation paper last week, the business put the net book value […] Undercover video claims are disputed Fish wounds filmed by an animal rights activist were caused by seal attacks, according to the welfare chief at Scottish Sea Farms, which operates the site in question. The salmon […] Chicken feed Maybe it’s time to revisit a bright idea from the 1990s? Industry critics regularly refer to comments, made by the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee in 2018, […] Face value Machines are learning to identify individual fish out of thousands. If you believe all salmon have the same facial expression, then it could be time to think again, according to […]

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Chicken feed

Maybe it’s time to revisit a bright idea from the 1990s? Industry critics regularly refer to comments, made by the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee in 2018, […] Continue Reading

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Hard workers

Promek’s workboats are built for tough conditions Norwegian company PROMEK AS has been delivering workboats for the fish farming industry in the global market since 2001. The company has been […] Continue Reading

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BioFarm Advisor

At BioMar, our customers feed the world. We want to innovate aquaculture by making exceptional fish feed and partnering with our customers to enable them to feed the world. We […] Continue Reading

Fish Farm Technician

The leading Rainbow Trout producer in Germany is seeking an experienced farm technician to join its team in the Black Forest area in South West Germany. The company produces rainbow […] Continue Reading

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Face value

Machines are learning to identify individual fish out of thousands. If you believe all salmon have the same facial expression, then it could be time to think again, according to […] Continue Reading

Norway at the crossroads

Norway’s salmon farming sector is poised to enter the most crucial period in its relatively short history, a new study suggests. Almost everyone agrees the industry has been a phenomenal […] Continue Reading

The clean-up crew

A group of researchers is investigating whether sea cucumbers can help to minimise the environmental impacts of fish farming. They recently completed a feasibility study to assess how well the […] Continue Reading

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Party pledges

Back in the early days of the Scottish Parliament, manifesto launches were a big deal. They signalled the kick-off of the campaign. They set the tone and they were important; […] Continue Reading

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