Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

ANALYSTS at Rabobank state that the global salmon industry is experiencing a temporary, but long-lasting undersupply and high price environment, one which will create a number of challenges for the industry. During what the analysts predict will be a two-year period, the salmon farming industry will focus strongly on biosecurity, sustainability, cost control, certification andContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Finfish, Fish Farmer magazine, Front Page News, Markets, Salmonids, Species, Trade News
MSD to sponsor Sea Lice Conference

MSD to sponsor Sea Lice Conference

MERCK Animal Health (MSD Animal Health) has today announced its sponsorship of the 10th International Sea Lice Conference. Titled ‘Sustainable Solutions in Sea Lice Management,’ the conference takes place from 31 August-5 September in Portland, Maine, the first time the US has hosted the event. Demand for fish protein is rising around the world. ProtectingContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Companies/Products, Fish Farmer magazine, Front Page News, News, Salmonids, Species
Exciting new international aquaculture collaboration

Exciting new international aquaculture collaboration

PIONEERING genetics company, Landcatch, Troutlodge and Hendrix Genetics have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout markets. Scottish company, Landcatch, which supplies Atlantic salmon eggs and smolts as well as cutting-edge genetic services to the international aquaculture industry, has signed a MoUContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Companies/Products, Finfish, Front Page News, News, Salmonids, Species, Technology
Spanish flex their mussels over French claim

Spanish flex their mussels over French claim

GALICIAN mussel producers may take ‘actions’ over France’s decision to declare a health alert against their mussels, which the Spanish say are untrue, and tantamount to a ‘trade war’. A report in FIS states that the Spanish believe that the claims by the French were made without ‘looking at the available data’ and have beenContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Front Page News, Shellfish, Shellfish, Species
Record-breaking Q2 for Marine Harvest

Record-breaking Q2 for Marine Harvest

MARINE Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1 220 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 901 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013. The second quarter was a strong one for Marine Harvest, with record high profit and volume. As a consequence of the good results, the board has resolvedContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Aquaculture News, Companies/Products, Finfish, Front Page News, News, Processing, Processing News, Salmonids