Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank

Salmon pens, Chile. Photo: Sam Beebe, Ecotrust

Chilean salmon producers’ profit margins rose during the first quarter of the year, and given the improving health of farms, Rabobank sees opportunities for the industry to focus on innovating (more…)

Shrimp farmers should pay more attention to water quality, experts say

Poor water quality is a culprit in most shrimp diseases, specialist tells SIMCAA attendees, as another expert says feed is too often blamed for production problems

Shrimp farmers boost output with variety of methods as demand grows

Vanameii at a Seajoy farm in Honduras. Matt Whittaker/Undercurrent News

The shrimp farming industry is using a wide range of methods to boost production as the demands on global aquaculture production increase (more…)

Lyons Seafoods sourcing veteran steps down, takes up GAA role

Long-time supporter and director of GAA Iain Shone now steps up to new role, after stepping down as Lyons Seafoods director of sourcing in July

Peru scallop exporters turn to US amid good stocks in France; smaller harvest expected

Peruvian scallop. Photo: Alex E. Proimos

Peruvian scallop prices so far stable year-on-year, even though production is expected to drop by maybe 5,000t (33%) due to fears over potential El Nino damage (more…)