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  • Japan’s squid industry sees record low catches, high prices

    Japan's squid sector is in danger, with growing reports that catches this season have hit a record low, causing prices to soar, reports The Telegraph. A drop in volumes of squid caught by Japanese fisherman is being attributed by experts to a combination of overfishing and rising sea temperatures due to climate change. One region hit particularly hard is Hakodate on Japan’s northernmost island Hokkaido, a so-called “squid town,” which has long

    Fisheries  intrafish.com 21 Jan 07:55 GMT

    Climate change brings bluefin tuna back to UK waters

    Growing numbers of bluefin tuna are being seen in the waters around the UK because of the warming impact of a long-term ocean current say researchers.

    Fisheries  intrafish.com 03 Jan 12:08 GMT

    Researchers take a step forward with shrimp shell plastic

    Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, have developed a new kind of durable, biodegradable plastic using shells from crustaceans – lobsters, shrimp, and even some insects, reports CTV News. Time to bang down the door on climate change Chitin from the animal's shells can be modified to make a polymer called chitosan. But to date the polymer was difficult to fabricate in mass quantities, and wasn't always durable. But the Canadian

    Shrimp  intrafish.com 02 Jan 04:34 GMT

    New Zealand King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne: 'We have exciting plans for new retail launches'

    ? Addressing climate change as an industry, and beyond. Systems need to change, rather than individual companies, to make a real impact. Greater recognition of

    Outlook  intrafish.com 27 Dec 2018

    10 seafood trends you can bank on in 2019

    climate change Climate change: Despite the maniacal ruminations of the current resident of the White House, the effects of climate change on the seafood

    Commentary  intrafish.com 14 Dec 2018

    Outlook 2019: Achim Eichenlaub, CEO, Regal Springs Group

    Company profile: Regal Springs Tilapia Achim Eichenlaub, CEO of the world's largest privately owned and vertically integrated tilapia producer Regal Springs, talks to IntraFish about the events of the past year and how he envisions the future of the industry. What were the three most significant developments for your business in the seafood industry in 2018? • Indisputable evidence of impact on food production systems from climate change; • That

    Outlook  intrafish.com 10 Dec 2018

    Outlook 2019: Tom Mazzetta, CEO Mazzetta Company

    external environment, such as disease and impacts of climate change. Additionally, indoor shrimp farming will help meet consumer demand for sustainability

    Outlook  intrafish.com 04 Dec 2018


    Will climate change spell the end for North Sea cod?

    The future of cod fisheries looks uncertain as warming oceans kill young fish and drive remaining populations into ever smaller areas, according to a new study, reports The Independent. Time to bang down the door on climate change Up to 60 percent fewer fish are expected to hatch in key fishing grounds around Iceland and Norway if greenhouse gas emissions continue at current levels, the team of researchers from The Alfred Wegener Institute in

    Fisheries  intrafish.com 30 Nov 2018

    UAE launches RAS farm under public-private MOU

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has inked an agreement with Dubai World Central (DWC), also known as Dubai South to scale up the aquaculture industry in the UAE through establishing a recirculating aquaculture (RAS) farm, reports Arabia Trade. Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and Khalifa Suhail Al Zaffin, executive chairman of DWC, signed the memorandum of

    Aquaculture  intrafish.com 28 Nov 2018


    Taiwan Fisheries & Seafood Show blog: Catch up on two busy days

    conditions for some of the fish to turn from males to females. The task is not easy and climate change is making it tougher, said Zhuang, who ongrows the black...vessels. --- Thursday Nov.22, 11.32 am CST The bright side of climate change There is a silver lining to the dire issue of climate change for Taiwan...vessels weather patterns, wave height and water temperatures, since 1997 and climate change is easing their way to increased sales. "Water temperatures are

    Events  intrafish.com 26 Nov 2018