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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  Feb 23, 2015

Fish discards – what’s changed in 2015? 2 minutes

Introduced under EU legislation as part of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), the landing obligation – also known as Europe’s discard ban – came into force on 1 January 2015 for those fishermen that target pelagic quota species such as herring and mackerel. (more…)

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  Feb 10, 2015

Ensuring sustainability within the seafood supply chain 2 minutes

Private standards and related certification schemes have become increasingly significant elements of the international fish trade during the past two decades. They emerged in areas where there was the perception that broad regulatory frameworks were failing to achieve desired outcomes with regards to sustainability and responsible fisheries management. (more…)

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