Algal bloom hits Chile: What does it mean for the farmed salmon trade? 2 minutes


It has been widely reported that a harmful algal bloom (HAB) has caused the death of millions of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in southern...
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Farmed Atlantic salmon: globally successful, but salmon lice causes production decline 2 minutes


As a consumer product, very few types of seafood are able to compete on the same levels of supply and international demand as farmed Atlantic salmon...
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FAO: Farmed fish overtakes wild fish in global supply 2 minutes


Aquaculture continues to be of increasing importance in the global supply of seafood. In fact, 2014 was the first year in which the human consumption...
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  Dec 17, 2015

FAO: Farmed fish overtakes wild fish in global supply 2 minutes

Aquaculture continues to be of increasing importance in the global supply of seafood. In fact, 2014 was the first year in which the human consumption of aquaculture products exceeded that of products from wild fisheries.

According to the latest biennial food outlook report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), world aquaculture production is expected to grow by 5% during 2015 for the second year running, thereby accounting for an even larger share of the growing global supply of seafood. (more…)

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  Dec 11, 2014

Organic aquaculture: an emerging sector 2 minutes

Aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food-production industry, increasing at a rate of around 8 per cent year-on-year, which is nearly double that of most other sectors, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The FAO further forecasts that by 2030, two-thirds of the seafood we consume will be farm produced, up from its present level of just over 50 per cent. (more…)

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