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This week’s news stories from Growfish
For week commencing October 3, 2005
Salmon on the catwalk
A highly unusual European research project set about finding the best ways to turn salmon skins into leather for use by the fashion industry.
Price Estimates Modeling: Dried Krill Meals Case
How Weather Phenomena (eg. “La Niña”) Alter Market Prices Estimates
An Econometric Perspective for Feed Ingredient Price Estimate.
International Principles for Responsible Shrimp Farming
Addressing the technical, environmental, social and economic issues associated with shrimp farming
Fishery Industry Profile - Russia
This FAO report gives an overview of the Russian fishery sector and highlight the latest trends in catches, production and trade
EU Accession a Double-Edged Sword for Central and Eastern European Feed Additives Manufacturers
While the range and quality of available products is improving, adherence to EU regulations is creates hurdles
Recycling Water and Making Money
If you think that you can’t keep reusing seawater, think again: This morning we visited a shrimp hatchery that has been recycling a single batch of seawater for eleven years!
EU survey reveals consumers willing to pay more for better animal welfare
European consumers are willing to pay more for animal welfare-friendly food products but want such products to be easier to identify, according to an EU-wide opinion survey
US feed additive market predicted to soar despite regulatory concerns
Animal feed additives generated more that $4 million this year but suppliers must tackle regulatory issues before launching new products, says new market analysis
Myths and Realities about Farmed Salmon
Fisheries and Oceans Canada explains the realities and busts 16 myths about farmed salmon
Protecting Fish Through Vaccines
Just as humans need vaccines to prevent dangerous diseases like polio and measles, fish too can benefit from vaccines against their own set of diseases.
Destruction of our Planet’s Fisheries (or How We Ate Our Way Into Trouble)
Our living seas are dwindling due to overfishing, pollution and coastal effects. People, through their seafood consumption activities, can make a significant impact on the future viability of our oceans. Governmental and non-governmental organizations ranging from fishermen to public aquariums to lawmakers and industry have banded together to engage the world populations to make a difference through their actions toward the oceans.
Researchers Reveal the Infectious Impact of Salmon Farms on Wild Salmon
Increase in sea lice infections of wild juvenile salmon are potentially deadly and extend for 30 km beyond farm
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004 [FAO]
Canadian Fish and Seafood Exports in 2004
Canada’s fishing and aquaculture industries continued to show strength in 2004, with exports of fish and seafood products totalling $4.5 billion.
Marine Finfish Aquaculture Network eMagazine No. 3
Feed and feeding practices in Asia-Pacific are highlighted in the Jan-March 2005 issue
Aquafeed in Korea
Aquafeed development, industry structure and data for Korea
New FAO Data Show Sizeable Drop in Numbers of Wasted Fish
Are Better Fishing Practices Responsible for Decrease, or are There Just Fewer Fish to Waste?
New USDA Southern Region Aquaculture Center Publications
Latest additions as of August 2004
USDA 2002 Census of Agriculture Aquaculture Summary
Released June 2004
Regional Manager Aquaculture - APAC
Researcher Shrimp/Fish Nutrition - Norway
Commercial Manager - Aquaculture Ingredients - Spain
Aqua Nutrition Director Salmon & Shrimp
Hatchery Junior Product Manager - France
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