Power play

After the high drama around the NTS boardroom in recent weeks, no-one can say that fish farming is dull. It has been a tale with more twists and turns than […] Continue Reading

An elementary solution

How can seafood consumers know that what they’re eating is what they’ve paid for, and how can seafood producers assure that their product is authentic? In the latest development, the […] Continue Reading

BC at the crossroads

The news in October that Joyce Murray had been appointed as Canada’s Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the National Coastguard was greeted with warm words from the country’s fish farming […] Continue Reading

Thinking inside the box

Second-hand shipping containers have found all sorts of uses, from schools and theatres to pools and labs. Now, thanks to Finland’s Natural Resources Institute, we can add another: a prototype […] Continue Reading

Heart of the matter

One of the biggest threats to farmed salmon is not what you might expect. Every year, hundreds of thousands, possibly millions, of fish die from a little-discussed cardiac disease, cardiomyopathy […] Continue Reading

Solid progress

Scottish aquaculture made excellent progress in almost eliminating the use of “critically important antibiotics” last year, according to an independent report. Norway, the world’s largest salmon farming country, can also […] Continue Reading

Nothing wasted

Fish farming byproducts have the potential to increase the sustainability of aquaculture and contribute to other sectors – such as food, diet supplements, animal feed and cosmetics – according to […] Continue Reading

Innovation ahoy!

Sustainable development of the aquaculture sector can help contribute to national food security while helping to meet lower carbon emissions from our food, so it is not surprising that efforts […] Continue Reading

Aquaculture bounces back

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) Conference – notionally in Seattle this year, but actually online –  saw the unveiling of the GSA’s global aquaculture production surveys and forecast, covering finfish […] Continue Reading