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Taking on the challenges

Climate change and other factors keep throwing up new threats to fish health, as our expert panel explained in Fish Farmer’s Aqua Agenda webinar. Robert Outram reports THE PANELLISTS  [caption...
Grimsby port

Grow your own

The coastal town of Grimsby has processed salmon for many years but now it will be producing them too, as Vince McDonagh reports Grimsby used to pride itself on being...
Bluefin tuna outside cage

Smash and grab

Farmed salmon are facing a new threat in the form of hungry bluefin tuna, reports Vince McDonagh Norway's salmon farmers are facing a new threat from a powerful predator. Large...
Trout in kelp bed

Gimme shelter

Kelp forests are a cornerstone environmental resource. One seaweed farmer in the west of Scotland is doing its bit to restore them, reports Sandy Neil Highland coastal kelp forests are...
Fish street market - Netherlands

Steady as she goes

The Netherlands’ fish farming sector is steadily growing, reports Eugene Gerden The Netherlands’ fish farming sector has been steadily growing, thanks to continuing stable domestic demand for farmed fish and...

Powered up

Selcoth Fisheries already runs largely on renewable energy but the family running it want to do more. Robert Outram finds out why Selcoth Fisheries is a trout farm in the...
Lighthouse at Muckle Flugga, Shetland

Northern lights

Orkney and Shetland are key to hopes for expansion for the Scottish salmon sector, reports Robert Outram Some of the most exciting developments in Scottish fish farming are taking place...
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Feeding frenzy

High feed prices could be set to continue in 2024, experts say. Fiona Nicolson reports At the end of 2022, Rabobank’s Global Animal Protein Outlook for 2023 revealed that global...
Vannamei shrimp, whiteleg shrimp, Pacific white shrimp or king prawn swimming in the aquarium tank. Close-up.

A tricky spot

A new report appears to have found a dangerous gap in shrimp disease testing The standard test applied to detect a devastating disease in farmed shrimp falls dangerously short of...
Fish Farmer February 2024 cover, net pens in winter with snow

The February 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online