Friday, October 22, 2010

Salmon lost in truck crash, Holbart, Australia

A road accident in Holbart Australia ended with the loss of $A250,000 worth of salmon. The salmon was being transported to northern Tasmania for processing when the accident occurred at about 2:00am. Huon Aquaculture says there is nothing to worry about, the lost fish will be replaced and there should be no delay as the fish would not have been at the market until Monday. Read more...

Americans buying up Chinese Tilapia

Chinese raised Tilapia is being exported to America on a large scale and the US consumption of them keeps increasing. In 2009 the U.S. imported 404 million pounds of Tilapia, up from 298 million in 2005. As overfishing threatens the world's wild fisheries, aquaculture advocates say fish farms will play a far greater role in feeding people around the world. Read more...
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