Salmon and oysters drive Australian growth

SALMON and oysters are the main drivers behind Australia’s impressive growth in fish farming, says report from EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture. In 2008-09, the sector was producing just over 70,000 tonnes of farmed fish. By 2015-16, the last year for which figures are available, that total had risen to 97,000…

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Record profits for EU fleets

FISHING businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are making record profits, thanks to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks. These include North Sea cod and Northern hake, according to a report by EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture. In the latest data available, EU fishing fleets registered a…

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