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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  Jan 07, 2015

Why fish is an essential global food 2 minutes

While world hunger is falling, some 805 million people, or one in nine, still suffer from hunger, according to the State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI) report, published annually by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. This study also finds that undernourishment and under-nutrition coexist, whereby the quality of the diet does not allow for healthy growth and development. (more…)

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