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Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum Conference and Exhibition in Bangkok

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The ASEAN Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference and Exposition 2016 – “ASEAN Food Security for the World,” will be held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Bangkok Thailand August 3-7, 2016.

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Salmon Farm to be Built on World’s largest ships

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NSK Ship Design in Harstad, Norway, is designing Havfarm (“Ocean Farm”) ships. They are also making a significant investment into the development of new technologies in aquaculture. One project aims to virtually eliminate the sea lice problem in salmon.

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A Live Fish Carrier Vessel Designed & Equipped by Rolls Royce

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A second live fish carrier vessel will be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce for the Norwegion ship owner Sølvtrans AS. The NVC 387 type vessel will be built by ship building company Kleven at it’s Myklebust yard in Norway.

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New Fish Farming Rules for U.S. Encourage Sustainable Aquaculture

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In January, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) filed rules for fish farming in federal waters. The regulations open up the Gulf of Mexico for seafood production in a strip of ocean beginning where the state’s jurisdiction leaves off — 3 to 9 miles offshore, depending on the state — and extends to 200 miles offshore.

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Sustainable Fish Food Production

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In a speech at the Global Aquaculture Alliance, Dr. Alan Shaw, President and CEO of Calysta Inc., a California-based company that produces protein for commercial aquaculture and livestock feed, said the “world will require more food production in the next 50 years than in all human history”

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Fish Consumption and Human Health

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Many researchers are interested in assessing lifestyle factors that could influence the risk of depression. The following article indicates that a higher fish consumption is linked to a reduced risk of depression. Researchers suggest that eating a large amount of fish could help reduce the risk of depression.

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South Korea Successfully Farms Salmon Year-Round

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South Korea has become the first Asian country to successfully farm salmon throughout the year.

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SNP Event Draws Bumble Bee, High Liner and Others to Table

seafoodNutrition_logoThe Seafood Nutrition Partnership, a U.S. based non-profit organization, is sponsoring a public education event in various cities across the U.S. to raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood…

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Indian Seafood Exports: A Revenue Report

seafood-exportsIndia exported a record one million tonnes of sea food in financial year 2014-2015. Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA_ Chairman Leena Nair said that sea food exports crossed all previous records in quantity, rupee value and USD terms…

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Vegetarian Fish Food Development in California

vegetarianFishFoodA video by Bloomberg Business highlights a California-based company’s development of the first completely vegetarian fish feed to be used commercially in the United States…

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