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Fish Update Briefing, Friday, October 19

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, October 19

CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL FISHING NORWAY’S fisheries minister, Harald Tom Nesvik, has pledged a crackdown on illegal fish dealing. He told a meeting of the Nordland County Fisheries: ‘I am going to pursue those who are involved in such activities.’ He has also promised extra resources in the fight against fish crime which has been risingContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Catching News, Front Page News, Markets, Processing
Aqua-Spark backs smart feed system

Aqua-Spark backs smart feed system

A NORWEGIAN company developing state of the art feeding technology has won backing from Aqua-Spark, the aquaculture investment fund. CageEye, already known for its echo sounder technology – which uses acoustic data and machine learning to measure and analyse biomass movements, is now focused on improving the salmon industry’s feeding practices with IoT technology, saidContinue Reading

Filed Under: Aquaculture, Front Page News
Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 18th October 2018 8 BOATS LANDED 1275 BOXES Sedulous, Ocean Reaper, Mizpah, Devotion, Venture, Radiant Star, Avrella, Boy Adrian SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 85 4.08 3.93 COD 1 160 3.74 3.63 COD 2 5249 3.52 3.13 COD 3 2779Continue Reading

Filed Under: Catching News, Prices
Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES THURSDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2018 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE: 1460 TODAY KILOS: 73000 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 15 5 1246 194 SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XLContinue Reading

Filed Under: Catching News, Prices
Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, October 18, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES Thurs 18.10.2018 Boats 11 Consignments 11 Boxes 5543 Cod Large £3.00 – £4.50 Cod Medium £2.70 – £3.00 Cod Selected £2.20 – £2.60 Cod Small £1.60 – £2.10 Haddock Large £2.50 – £2.90 Haddock Medium £2.50 – £2.70 Haddock Selected £2.70 – £2.90 Seed £1.80 – £2.25 Chippers 80p – £1.40Continue Reading

Scheme to nurture young seafood talent

Scheme to nurture young seafood talent

A PROJECT to nurture and retain talent within the UK seafood industry was announced this morning at the UK Seafood Summit. The Young Seafood Leaders Network, created by industry authority Seafish, will champion young seafood professionals by offering mentoring opportunities and developing leadership skills. Seafish CEO Marcus Coleman told delegates at the summit, being heldContinue Reading

Four new jobs in SSC boat order

Four new jobs in SSC boat order

THE Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has commissioned a bespoke 30-tonne workboat for its sites at Loch Striven, Argyll, with delivery expected in early 2019. Built by Ardmaleish Boatbuilding Company on the Isle of Bute, the vessel commission will see the family run firm employ four new modern apprentices to assist with the build. The announcementContinue Reading

US awards $11m to fish farming

US awards $11m to fish farming

THE United States government yesterday awarded more than $11 million in grants to speed up the development of the country’s aquaculture industry. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said: ‘With such vast coastlines, there is no reason the United States should be importing billions of pounds of seafood each year. ‘Growing a domestic aquaculture industry would createContinue Reading

Turbot growth driven by aquaculture

Turbot growth driven by aquaculture

PRODUCTION of turbot is growing throughout Europe, largely thanks to an evolution in farming techniques. This is the view of EUMOFA, the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture, which has recently completed a case study on the species. EUMOFA said that this evolution began in Scotland in the 1970s; it was then introduced toContinue Reading

Wednesday, October 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

Wednesday, October 17, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Wednesday 17th October 2018 10 BOATS LANDED 1436 BOXES Moray Endeavour, Avrella, Guiding Light, Alison Kay, Sedulous, Mari dawn, Opportune, Valhalla, Korona, Shary Louise SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 72 4.14 4.09 COD 1 252 3.85 3.85 COD 2 4304 3.52Continue Reading