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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  May 26, 2016

Trust the facts: New Zealand hoki is a sustainable and abundant fishery 2 minutes

A new report claiming that for 60 years the New Zealand catch was more than twice the volume that was officially reported is lacking in scientific credibility, according to the Seafood New Zealand trade body. Moreover, the country’s latest fisheries status study notes that as a consequence of substantial reductions in quotas over the period 2001–2007, hoki stocks have increased in size for the last eight consecutive years, and are now well within or above their management target range. They are currently at their highest levels this century.

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