Global fishmeal and fish oil production drops by 52%

Dramatic drop in marine ingredients is due to cancellation of Peru's anchovy season, according to the Marine Ingredients Organisation (IFFO).

Maryke Musson: Matorka’s new COO with vast industry experience

The Icelandic company Matorka has just announced that Maryke Musson will be the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the business.

Will the Icelandic government clamp down on aquaculture?

Fiskistofa proposes drastic measures to prevent farmed salmon from mixing with wild salmon in rivers.

Historic High Seas treaty ratified by almost 70 countries

The "High Seas" treaty, Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ), comes into force 120 days after formal ratification.

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Chile gets ready for El Niño

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Royal Greenland feels the pressure with $16m loss in first half of 2023

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Scottish Fishermen’s Federation blasts “naïve” fish stocks report

The SFF rejects "naïve" Oceana report saying UK fish stocks in "critical" situation: Scotland has "very well managed fisheries", says Chief Executive Elspeth Macdonald.

Australia to accept Icelandic farmed salmon imports

Permit "a long time in the making" says Icelandic food agency, but Iceland's farmed salmon now meets Australia's strict biosecurity rules.

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Women in Aquaculture

Enabling the industry with knowledge: aquaculture scientist Åsa Maria Espmark

Looking back on eight years of the CtrlAQUA project, Espmark says closed containment technologies have enormous potential. WeAreAquaculture met with her to discuss the project's findings and relevance for the salmon industry.

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