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Salmon farming’s fish welfare abuse claims refuted by RSPCA

Last month Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) published a report which alleged that salmon were suffering from a wide range of welfare abuses on...

RSPCA Assured reinstates certification for Scottish salmon farms

By Robert Outram - 9th April 2021 Animal welfare organisation RSPCA Assured has reinstated certification for the five leading Scottish salmon farms whose practices were...

Fleet Xpress aids fishing fleet connectivity

The agreement includes crew internet access and Fleet Care support to secure...

Western attitudes to eating seaweed assessed

Several companies are in the process of growing seaweed and kelp along the Norwegian coast. After the crop is harvested, it will be turned...

Construction agreement reached on USD 2 billion Swedish land-based salmon farm

Quality Salmon Sotenäs AB – owned by Lighthouse Finance – and Finnish-headquartered construction company Uponor Infra Oy have signed a letter of intent to...

Land-based RAS farm planned for holiday resort town in Portugal

Måløy, Norway-based Maiken Foods is the latest company to propose a land-based salmon farm in Europe.The company’s founder and chairman, Arve Gravdal, has announced...

High hopes for an oral Francisella vaccine for tilapia

While effective injectable bacterin vaccines against Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis exist, tilapia farmers would prefer the option of vaccinating the fish by immersion or...

World’s most eco-friendly salmon carrier

HAV Design's energy efficient salmon carrier will also improve fish welfare. Photo:...

Cargo ship and workboat saved from storm

By Vince McDonagh - 8th April 2021 Salvage teams have successfully taken in tow a £5m aquaculture support boat and the stricken Dutch cargo ship...

SalMar Q1 production falls in Norway and Iceland

By Editors - 8th April 2021 Norwegian salmon farmer SalMar harvested 36,900 gutted weight tonnes of salmon in Norway and Iceland in the first quarter...

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