Fishupdate briefing Friday December 7th

Fishupdate briefing Friday December 7th

COD MAY HELP PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY PROBLEMS RESEARCHERS at the University of Bergen in Norway believe that eating cod can help people with obesity related  kidney or renal  problems. They have recently carried out a study using overweight rats who were fed a quarter of their protein using cod over a period of four weeks.Continue Reading

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FishUpdate Briefing Friday October 5th

FishUpdate Briefing Friday October 5th

WATCHING FISH MAY “CALM NERVES” CAN a cod keep you calm? Scientists at The  Deep  in Hull are trying to prove if watching fish, turtles and sharks is beneficial for our health. Experts from York and Exeter universities have been  carrying out the experiment on visitors to the giant aquarium. Volunteers wear headsets, which trackContinue Reading

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Norwegian salmon exports stall

Norwegian salmon exports stall

EXPORTS of Norwegian salmon stalled slightly last month, but for the year so far they are still well up in both volume and value. Sales during September totalled 88,200 tonnes and were worth NOK 5.7 billion, down eight per cent in volume terms but with the value at the same level as September 2017. TheContinue Reading

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FishUpdate Briefing Friday September 28th

FishUpdate Briefing Friday September 28th

CANNABIS’ LOBSTER  TAKEN OFF MENU A US restaurant which found itself in the world spotlight last week over its practice of sedating its lobsters with marijuana to dull the pain of being boiled alive has now suspended the practice following official intervention. The authorities  in Maine have said they are investigating Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster PoundContinue Reading

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Go-ahead at last for Grieg Newfoundland project

Go-ahead at last for Grieg Newfoundland project

GRIEG has finally received clearance to proceed  with its planned  $250-million aquaculture project in the  Placentia Bay area of Newfoundland. As part of the project, Grieg NL Nurseries, part of the Norwegian owned Grieg group, wants to farm salmon off the coast  near the town of Marysport. It had received approval, but following objections fromContinue Reading