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Activism and its effects

By Nick Joy So here I am trying to concentrate whilst looking after my extremely active granddaughter. My thoughts are punctuated with “Granddad, granddad can you come and…” To a...
Fresh Norwegian salmon on ice ready for sale

UK supermarkets seeking £382m from Norway’s main salmon farmers

A group of British retailers, including most of the big supermarket names, are pressing ahead with their claim for compensation from Norwegian salmon farmers over alleged price fixing – and...
Nicole McAleer receives her M&S Emerging Talent award at the Royal Highland Show 2024

Scottish Sea Farms supervisor wins Emerging Talent award

A Scottish Sea Farms Processing Supervisor has won the inaugural Emerging Talent award at the M&S Select Farm Awards 2024, announced last week at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh....
Danish export association

Merger to strengthen Danish aquaculture

The member organisations Danish Export Association and AquaCircle merge to ensure a stronger unified voice for Danish aquaculture. They say that exporting feed, equipment and solutions to the global aquaculture...
Organic sea harvest

New semi hybrid vessel joining Organic Sea Harvest fleet

A brand new semi-hybrid fish farm service vessel is set to join the fleet of Scottish salmon producer Organic Sea Harvest in an ongoing partnership deal with Inverlussa Marine Services....
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Cermaq slams BC farms “surprising” decision

Cermaq Canada has joined two other large Norwegian salmon farmers in expressing dismay at the Canadian government’s decision to ban open net aquaculture in British Columbia. The Ottawa administration said...
Fish Farmer magazine June 2024 cover

The June 2024 issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now online

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Wild salmon

One sided

A new podcast on the future of wild salmon features numerous guests, but only one narrow viewpoint, argues Dr Martin Jaffa. Aquaculture UK at Aviemore was a celebration of the...
Salmon

Norwegian salmon prices on floor again

Fresh salmon prices in Norway dropped further last week, hitting the lowest point for more than a year. According to Statistics Norway, which monitors prices on a regular basis, they...
British Columbia fish farm

Anger as Ottawa sticks knife into BC open net salmon farming

Canada's decision to ban open net fish farming in British Columbia by June 2029 has been met with dismay and anger by the industry. As forecast by Fish Farmer Magazine...
Bella Arena - or Congress Hall D and International House in Bella Center. Copenhagen, Denmark

Packed programme for AQUA 2024

The eyes of the world’s aquaculture sector will be on Copenhagen this August, when the city hosts AQUA 2024, a joint event co-organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and...
John Swinney launches the SNP's 2024 manifesto (photo: SNP)

SNP manifesto calls for new deal with EU

The Scottish National Party is calling in its manifesto for a renegotiation of the UK’s trade deal with Europe and a “bespoke” work visa scheme to help employers in Scotland...
Samherji facility, Iceland

Samherji reports increased revenue, falling profit

Samherji, Iceland’s largest seafood business, saw increased revenue in 2023 but its net earnings fell by 39% thanks to restructuring which saw the disposal of some of its operations. The...
Salmon Evolution's Indre Harøy site

Salmon Evolution raises £27m to help take its second phase forward

Norwegian land based salmon company Salmon Evolution successfully raised the equivalent of just over £27m on the Oslo Stock Exchange last night. The company had set out to bring in...
Fish farming in Norway with floating cages and ship aerial view blue sea

SalMar facing new ISA threat

Fish farming giant SalMar may have been hit by a second outbreak of infectious salmon anaemia in less than a month, it is feared. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is...
Fish farm, Canada

BC salmon farmers may get five years to change

Salmon farmers in British Columbia are to be given up to five years to transition from net-pen operations, according to reports from Canada last night. The news site Globe and...
MoROV

Mort collection solution sees Aviemore debut

Aquaculture 2024 in Aviemore was the first outing for Scottish ROV company MoROV to showcase their new mortality collection ROV (remotely operated vehicle). With the company’s base conveniently located in...
Artemia flutes

Reed Mariculture partners with INVE Aquaculture

Reed Mariculture Inc has announced a ground-breaking partnership with INVE Aquaculture to distribute Inve products in the United States and Canada. INVE is a global leader in providing specialised nutrition...
salmon fillets on production line

Scotland’s salmon exports hit five-year high

Scottish salmon exports in the first four months of this year were up more than a third by value, according to HMRC figures. The data, analysed by industry body Salmon...