Mixed picture of North American aquaculture

Mixed picture of North American aquaculture

A MIXED picture of fish farming in the United States and Canada is presented in a detailed study of the fishing industry in North America. The report was prepared by the Icelandic bank, Islandsbanki, which specialises in seafood issues and periodically published a detailed analysis of fishing industries in various parts of the world. In the US the picture isContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Fish Farmer magazine, Front Page News
FISHupdate briefing

FISHupdate briefing

BRITISH FISH AND CHIPS HEADING TO VEGAS TRADITIONAL British fish and chips are coming to the gambling city of Las Vegas – thanks to Gordon Ramsay. The Scottish celebrity chef, who already has three other restaurants in the city, confirmed through a spokesperson to the Sunday People newspaper that  he had ‘applied for the trademark GordonContinue Reading

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Russian embargo hits Norwegian salmon sales

Russian embargo hits Norwegian salmon sales

NORWEGIAN seafood exports overall were up again last month, but salmon shipments fell for the first time this year, indicating that the Russian embargo on Western food is starting to bite. So far this year, overseas sales of Norwegian fish, both wild caught and farmed, have reached 56 billion Norwegian kroners (NOK), an increase ofContinue Reading

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Scottish suppliers cast their nets in China

Scottish suppliers cast their nets in China

A DELEGATION of Scottish fish and seafood suppliers arrived in China today to participate in the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo 2014 in Qingdao, in a visit aimed at consolidating existing partnerships and exploring new business opportunities. The delegation comprises seven Scottish companies and four Scottish chefs, who will be cooking up a storm withContinue Reading

New Triton pens for Isle of Muck site

New Triton pens for Isle of Muck site

FUSION Marine Triton450 circular fish pens recently installed at Marine Harvest’s new ‘open-sea’ salmon farm on the Isle of Muck are performing well, underlining the versatility of this fish rearing system. Ten 120m circumference Triton pens were supplied by Fusion Marine for the site along with a range of accessories including bird net support wheelsContinue Reading