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Ambitious projects on commodity sturgeon farming to be launched in Russia's Olympic region
December 15, 2011 15:20

Several big projects on commodity fish farming have been recently announced in the south of Russia (the Olympic region of Kransodarsky Krai, Astrakhan and other regions). The region is the nation's leader in the sector, but a noticeable boost of commodity sturgeon farming and production of farmed caviar would provide for stronger state support, reports

USD100 million credit line to boost Russia’s salmon aquaculture

Russian Agricultural Bank provided Russia's biggest seafood producer and importer the first tranche under the approved credit line with the total amount of RUR 2.8 billion for aquaculture development in Russia, reports

Ambitious aquaculture development plans may supplant Norwegian salmon on Russia's fish market
November 17, 2011 16:31

Ambitious plans for aquaculture development in Russia's North Fisheries Basin may enable national fish farmers to win competition with Norwegian salmon and trout producers on the Russian market, reports

Projections of global salmon supply for 2012 put main players in reduction mode

According to the latest forecast of Marine Harvest (the world's leading seafood company and largest producer of farmed salmon, with presence in 21 countries and about 5 000 permanent employees worldwide), strong increase in global supply of salmon will continue for the rest of 2011 and in 2012.

Salmon farm sites nominated in New Zealand
October 14, 2011 11:42
New Zealand King Salmon has named locations in the Marlborough Sounds where it wants to set up eight new salmon farms, reports
Latvian sturgeon farmer Mottra planning big investments to boost production output
October 14, 2011 11:05

Latvian sturgeon farmer Mottra is planning to invest one million Euro to expand its production basins by 50%, reports

Salmon and trout farming gathering momentum in Russia's north
October 12, 2011 15:25

During the first ten months of the current year 2011 Norwegian suppliers delivered more than 2.3 million juveniles of Atlantic salmon and 100,000 trout fry to one of Murmansk-based aquaculture plants, reports

Ukraine will teach Estonia to farm sturgeon and carp
October 11, 2011 15:51

Ukrainian fish farming experts are ready to share their expertise in sturgeon and carp culture with their Estonian colleagues, reports

Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency anticipating boom of investments in aquaculture
October 5, 2011 15:12

Russia's Federal Fisheries Agency expects investment boom in the nation's fish farming sector when the Law on Aquaculture is finally approved by the Government, reports

Law on Aquaculture in Russia May Be Passed Before the End of the Year
August 18, 2011 16:38

The working group has finished preparation of the draft Law on Aquaculture in Russia for the second reading in State Duma (Russian Parliament), according to

Russian Sea Company opens processing facility at Segozerskoye trout farm
August 18, 2011 16:34

On July, 28 "Russian Sea" Company ("Russkoje More") launched a fish processing shop at their Segozerskoje trout farm in Karelia, according to

Russian Sea Group concluded contract for 7 fishing sites on the lakes of Karelia destined for commercial trout farming

OJSC «Russian Sea Group» (the «Company» or the «Group»), one of Russia's leading consumer food companies, today announces that it gained right to conclude contracts for seven fishing sites destined for commercial fish farming in Segozero, Vigozero and Ladoga Lakes in Republic of Karelia. The potential farming volumes on the gained sites amount to around 7 thousand tons of rainbow trout which represents around 50% of current farming volumes of trout farms in Karelia.

A new dawn for caviar
Caviar and sustainability is a pairing that many people would feel uncomfortable making, but a UK-Latvian operation believes it has both the quality and the eco-credentials to draw new customers to the highly-prized delicacy, reports
Suit targets U.S. over fish farm permit
August 5, 2011 14:21
Washington, D.C., environmental group Food & Water Watch (F&WW) and the Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance (KAHEA) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Honolulu against the U.S. government for granting Kona Blue Water Farms the first commercial open-ocean fish farm permit issued for U.S. waters on 6 July, reports
Bluefin spawn in captivity off Croatia
August 4, 2011 16:47
Umami Sustainable Seafood on Wednesday announced that it obtained DNA evidence confirming natural spawning of bluefin tuna at its Kali Tuna facility in Croatia, reports
AgriMarine harvests first chinook crop
AgriMarine on Thursday announced that it began to harvest its first crop of chinook salmon at its Chinese farm, reports
Beluga meat, caviar to hit U.S. market
A U.S. aquaculture company will begin marketing beluga and sevruga meat and caviar later this year, reports
Investors to pour $100 Million into Sturgeon Caviar Production Complex in Russia's Astrakhan Province
July 19, 2011 10:47

State-of- the art complex for sturgeon restocking and black caviar production is going to be built in the Russian province of Astrakhan near the Caspian Sea, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by

Aquaculture around St. Petersburg to move forward at greater rate
July 15, 2011 16:47

Aquaculture operations in Leningrad Oblast surrounding St. Petersburg are showing good growth dynamics of the annual fish farming output, according to the Russian Fish Insider Report published by

Knowledge gaps and myths about salmon
July 15, 2011 16:44
Three new research reports show that we know too little about how farmed salmon affect wild salmon, and that it is not communicated clearly enough what we do actually know. Researchers from Nofima are critical about the lack of correlation between the public administration's communication and the actual scientific basis, reports
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