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Fish farming to expand as demand continues to rise

Fish farming is a growth industry and as global fish consumption continues to rise, putting more pressure on already depleted marine fish stocks, aquaculture is likely to play an increasingly prominent role in the fish...

US: New test brings low-mercury fish to market

US: New test brings low-mercury fish to market

The launch of Safe Harbor fish, which are guaranteed to have low levels of mercury, by Californian-based wholesaler Pacific Seafoods Group has been made possible thanks to a new scanning system developed by San Francisco’s Micro Analytical Systems (MAS).

US: Wal-Mart agrees sustainable fishing policy

US: Wal-Mart agrees sustainable fishing policy

Wal-Mart has announced plans to purchase all of its wild-caught fresh and frozen fish for the North American market from Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified fisheries within the next three to five years.

Israeli fish farm succeeds in caviar production project

Israeli fish farm succeeds in caviar production project

Overfishing and loss of habitat have led to a severe decline in the sturgeon population of the Caspian Sea, resulting in a downturn in the production of caviar. In Israel, Galilee Caviar, a subsidiary of Dan Fish Farms, has undertaken an ambitious project to produce caviar from sturgeon raised in fish farms in Israel. The project has had significant success, as Aaron Priel reports.