Latest Articles: June – July 2006
Below is a list new articles added to the SeaFIC Information Centre database in the months
shown. The list excludes articles appearing in Seafood New Zealand magazine.
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Headings used in this bulletin:
Aquaculture ● Bycatch and Mitigation ● Economics & Trade ● Environment & Biosecurity ●
Fisheries Management ● Fisheries Science ● Fishing Industry ● Fishing Technology ● Food
safety ● Law & Legislation ● Marine Biotechnology ● Marketing & Retailing ● Miscellaneous
● Processing & Packaging ● Seafood for Health
1. 120KG OF SEA URCHINS PER SQUARE METRE
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO.2) p. 27
Reports that Dr Gerry Mouzakitis of University College, Cork, has developed a land based
sea urchin growing process that he claims can produce up to 120kg of sea urchins per
square metre. He also claims that the system provides flexibility in consistency of supply
and roe quality.
2. ADVANCEMENTS IN FISH VACCINE DEVELOPMENT
Klesius, Phillip Evans, Joyce Shoemaker, Craig
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 6-7
Discusses the rapid worldwide growth in aquaculture, and problems associated with
infectious diseases. Addresses killed streptococcal vaccines, attenuated vaccines, and
3. AQUACULTURE - A FABULOUS FUTURE FOR FISH FOODIES
GRILL (V. 1 NO. 4) p. 18-26
Presents John Clarkes overview of New Zealand's aquaculture industry, including
anecdotes from a variety of farms around the country, and other issues including water
4. AQUACULTURE IN EUROPE
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 39-47
Discusses European aquaculture production and fishery trade, with an emphasis on
Norway, Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Ireland, Denmark,
Ukraine, Hungary,Romania, and European Union. Provides a table ranking European
countries according to production.
5. AQUACULTURE SECTION SET TO EXPAND
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 23
Discusses the appearance of aquaculture at the biannual European exhibition EuroTier,
and what it will present to visitors to the fair.
6. AQUATIC ANIMAL STRESS AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 59-61
Defines stress in farmed fish, describes the most commonly seen stressors in aquaculture,
its impact on fish health and how to prevent exposing the fish to those stressors in
hatcheries and grow-out facilities.
7. ARE COPEPODS NEXT BRIGHT LIGHT FOR MARINE FISH HATCHERIES
Rhyne, Andrew Rhodes, Adelaide Stenn, Erik Lin, Junda
HATCHERY INTERNATIONAL (V. 7 NO. 4) p. 8
Discusses copepods as a live feed option in hatcheries, including reasons why copepods
make good fish feed, difficulties in producing sufficient quantities of copepods, new
candidates for feed, and new developments.
8. ARTEMIA CULTURE IN PAKISTAN
Shah, Syed Ghulam Shah Jamil, Khalid Wasim M Abbas, Ghulam
INFOFISH INTERNATIONAL (NO. 3) p. 13-15
Describes the importance of artemia as a food source in shrimp and finfish hatcheries
across the world, and discusses Pakistan's interest and efforts to propagate artemia.
Provides data on artemia growth in experimental ponds, population data, and effect on
9. BEST AQUACULTURE PRACTICE CERTIFICATION FOR PRAWNS
AUSTASIA AQUACULTURE (V. 20 NO. 1) p. 41-46
Discusses Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP) certification focussing on prawns, and
discusses independent certification, consumer concerns, marine ornamental certification,
and eco-friendly labelling.
10. BEST AQUACULTURE PRACTICES BECOMING A BUYER'S MANDATE
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 28
Discusses best aquaculture practices in the U.S., saying retailers are signing up to these
social and environmental aquaculture standards.
11. BREEDING FOCUS TO BUILD OYSTER PROFITS
AUSTASIA AQUACULTURE (V. 20 NO. 1) p. 30-37
Discusses selective breeding of Pacific oysters by Australian Seafood Industries (ASI),
including the aims of the project, details of the process, and technology involved.
12. CARP BREEDING PROGRAMME HAS A SILVER LINING
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 10
Reports that the aquaculture team at Mahurangi Technical Instutute has successfully
spawned the silver carp, likely saving the species from disappearing in New Zealand.
13. CHILE'S MUSSEL FARMING INDUSTRY
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 10-12
Examines the cultivated mussel sector in Chile, looking at the technology employed, the
marketing of Chilean mussels industry structure and implications for the Irish mussel
14. COMPETITIVE EDGE ATTRACTS
R&D NEWS (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 5
Highlights how Australian aquaculture is beginning to display a competitive edge that is
attracting local and overseas investors, including some NZ operators who find the
Australian legislative framework conducive to business.
15. CRYOPRESERVATION RESEARCH ATTRACTS STRONG INTEREST
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 12
Reports that research into ways to preserve and store pacific oyster eggs to help with
selective breeding was reported in the scientific journal Cryobiology.
16. FARMING SEAWEED, A GROWING INDUSTRY
INNOVATE (NO. 58)
Reports that NIWA have achieved the first successful pilot scale production of seaweed
from spores for the first time in New Zealand, bringing commercial farming of seaweed a
17. FISH CULTURE SYSTEMS FOR LARGE IRRIGATION DAMS
AUSTASIA AQUACULTURE (V. 20 NO. 3) p. 54-58
Reports on pilot scale production trials underway in north-west Victoria, Australia,
assessing the technical and economic potential of growing fish such as murray cod in big
irrigation storage dams. Discusses the aquaculture production systems used, winter and
summer crops, marketing murray cod, and multiple water use systems.
18. IMTA: TEMPLATE FOR PRODUCTION?
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 5) p. 27
Reports that Canadian researchers are scaling up to commercial-sized operations in a pilot
to expand salmon farming via polyculture. The project utilises integrated multitrpohic
19. IS THE VALUE IN MUSSEL FAECES?
Slater, Matthew Carton, Guy
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 4-5
Reports that scientists at the Leigh Marine Laboratory are researching utilising mussel
faeces deposits under mussel farms, and the potential to introduce New Zealand sea
cucumber's to the sea floor to consume the waste and also provide a valuable secondary
20. KINGFISH ARE A REAL ALTERNATIVE
NZ AQUACULTURE (NO. 11) p. 6-9
Reports that NIWA has produced 212,000 yellowtail kingfish fingerlings from its Bream Bay
Aquaculture Park. Provides information about the functions of the park, and discusses the
process of producing the kingfish fingerlings.
21. MAPPING MARLBOROUGH'S COMPLEX CURRENTS
COASTS & OCEANS (NO. 9) p. 2
Reports that NIWA has measured and mapped the currents of Tory Channel and French
pass in order to know more about the flow complexity in the Marlborough Sounds
22. MELBOURNE CONSUMER SURVEY
R&D NEWS (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 19-21
Summarises the Melbourne consumer survey, saying that consumers would be willing to
pay up to 10% more for environmentally-certified seafood. Notes consumer confidence
with preparation, and attitudes to eco-labels and well-managed fisheries.
23. THE MIRACLE OF GREEK AQUACULTURE
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 7) p. 24-26
Discusses the Greek aquaculture industry, including its history and basic statistics, and
reasons for its success, and discusses Greece's seabass and seabream enterprises, the
biggest by a substantial margin in the EU, and other aspects of its aquaculture industry.
24. NEW TUNICATES FOUND IN PEI'S MUSSEL GROWING WATERS
NORTHERN AQUACULTURE (V. 11 NO. 6) p. 12
Reports that Prince Edward Island's mussel growers have recently found three new
invasive tunicate species in Island waters, that foul mussel lines and gear, and add costs
to mussel growers.
25. NZ INDUSTRY INPUT 'VITAL TO STRATEGY'
de Zylva, Ray
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 2) p. 11
Reports that New Zealand's aquaculture industry can take part in developing a new
sectoral strategy aimed at boosting sustainable growth to realise its NZ$1B export
potential. Stage one of the strategy - identifying issues and opportunities - is complete, and
the second stage - focussing on solutions to the above issues is due for completion by the
middle of 2006.
26. 'ONLY FARMING CAN SAVE EELS' SAYS LATEST DUTCH RESEARCH
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 5) p. 16-17
Reports that dioxin-like contaminants may be the main cause of seriously depleted eel
populations in Europe, and that eel farming may be the only solution that may save them.
Also, eel feed manufacturing company Dana Feed believes that closing the eel's
production cycle is the key to its future with eel farmers in Europe having faced severe
difficulties in the past decade due to an increase in eel farms.
27. AN OVERVIEW OF AQUACULTURE INSURANCE: PART II: EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA AND
Nickum, John G. Nickum, Mary, J.
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 30-38
Details the principles of risk management and provides an overview of the role of
insurance in managing that risk. Also looks at the factors and processes that affect the
availability of insurance at the market level and at the farm level.
28. PRINCIPLES OF WATER RECIRCULATION AND FILTRATION IN AQUACULTURE
McGee, Michael Cichra, Charles
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO.12) p. 12-13
Discusses recirculating water systems, and the key outcomes that need to be present if
they are to be deemed effective, being aeration, removal of particulate matter, biological
filtration, and buffering of PH.
29. PROFITABLE EEL FARMING A STEP CLOSER
TE KARERE MAORI (V.1 NO. 3) p. 12
Reports on progress by NIWA to develop a commercially sustainable glass eel farming
industry, by applying best practice from Europe.
30. PROGRESS TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY GATHERS PACE
FISH FARMER (V. 29 NO. 2) p. 26-27
Reports that with aquaculture projected to increase to represent almost 15% of world
animal protein production and 50% of total fish products production by 2015, the Fishmeal
Information Network (FIN) reports on initiatives to ensure fishmeal and fish oil producers
can meet these growth levels. Also discusses fish feed to production ratios.
31. A QUIET ACHIEVER: AQUACULTURE IN THE PACIFIC
SPC FISHERIES NEWSLETTER (NO. 115) p. 41-43
Discusses aquaculture practices in the pacific, including black pearl production in
Polynesia, prawn farming in New Caledonia, seaweed farming, and observations and
recommendations for the future.
32. RAISING FISH WITH NO FEED
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 7) p. 28
Reports how an Israeli consultant company has helped an Uzbekistan community by
devising a way to rear fish in a naturally occurring lake avoiding the need for feed, and
allowing the production of fish as a cost that can return profits on the local market where
prices are low. Describes the 5 main steps and the process involved in rearing the fish.
33. REGIONAL SEAWEED MEETING BENCHMARKS STATUS OF PRODUCTION AND
EXPLORES OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION
SPC Fisheries Newsletter
SPC FISHERIES NEWSLETTER (NO. 115) p. 26-30
Reports on the outcome of a three-day meeting between government and private
representatives of Pacific Island nations involved in seaweed production. Discusses world
supply and demand, seaweed processing, the status of production in the pacific and
details the meeting recommendations.
34. RESEARCH UNCOVERS SKILLS NEEDS IN AQUACULTURE
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 44
Describes how a sector skills agreement for the U.K. aquaculture industry has been
developed to look at the current and future skills needs and assess training and education
35. SEAWATER POND AQUACULTURE
NZ AQUACULTURE (NO. 12) p. 8-9
Discusses seawater pond aquaculture, including site determination criteria, basic
techniques, shellfish nurseries, broodstock conditioning, shellfish fattening, live feed
production, biotech products, and new species development.
36. TAKE OFF TIME FOR TUNA FARMING?
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 14-15
Reports that with greater restrictions on world bluefin tuna fishing and concern about
overfishing of stocks, the time is right for full blown tuna aquaculture operations.
37. U.S. SYSTEM GROWS MUSSELS OFFSHORE
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 2) p. 14-15
Reports that fishermen on the east coast of the U.S. are employing a system for farming
blue mussels offshore, developed over the past nine years by a research team from the
University of New Hampshire. The system is reported to withstand waves of over 10m.
38. UPDATE ON EVOLVING HATCHERY TECHNIQUES
Chew, Kenneth K.
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 48-50
Expands on a presentation at the Shellfish Growers conference and discusses what makes
hatcheries successful and what are some of the key design factors in a hatchery's
39. VEGGIE SALMON FEED STUDIED
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 10
Reports that Canadian researchers have been studying the effects of repalcing anchovy oil
with canola oil (rapeseed oil) in the diets of salmon, by monitoring fish growth, exercise
capacity and hypoxia tolerance and found the fish suffered no ill effects.
40. WESTERN AUSTRALIA RESEARCHERS HAVE SUCCESS WITH ROCK LOBSTER
AQUACULTURE MAGAZINE (V. 32 NO. 2) p. 19-20
Reports that methods to farm western rock lobsters in land-based facilities has shown the
species is suited to aquaculture. Discusses how wild pueruli was on-grown to legal size.
Bycatch & Mitigation
41. DOLPHIN TRIALS CONTINUE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 44 NO. 12) p. 32
Reports that the Necessity project, developing gear to reduce by-catches - especially
dolphins - is continuing in France.
42. FLEET COMMUNICATION TO ABATE FISHERIES BYCATCH
Gilman, Eric Dalzell, Paul Martin, Sean
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 4) p. 360-366
Investigates US and Alaskan fleet communication reporting bycatch hotspots as a method
of substantially reducing capture of protected bycatch species.
43. REFINEMENTS MADE TO REDUCE LONGLINE-SEABIRD INTERACTIONS
PACIFIC ISLANDS FISHERY NEWS (WINTER 2006)
Reports that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has accepted side-setting from
Hawaii-based longline vessels as an acceptable method to meet requirements for seabird
44. THINK AGAIN ON DOLPHIN PINGERS, BRUSSELS URGED
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 25
Notes that recent trials of pinger devices to ward off dolphins and other cetaceans in the
U.K. are still in the development stage and are problematic where they sometimes fall
through the meshes.
Economics & Trade
45. COMPETITIVENESS OF MAJOR EXPORTING COUNTRIES AND TURKEY IN THE WORLD
FISHERY MARKET: A CONSTANT MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
Klasra, Mushtaq Fidan, Halil
AQUACULTURE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (V. 9 NO. 3) p. 317-
Analyses the international fish production and consumption markets looking at major
importing and exporting nations, and examines to what extent a country's shares of fishery
exports reflects its international competitiveness using the Constant Market Share (CMS)
46. EXPORT SUPPLY OF NEW ZEALAND'S LIVE ROCK LOBSTER TO JAPAN: AN EMPIRICAL
Bose, Shekar Galven, Arna
SCIENCE DIRECT (NO. 17) p. 111-123
Presents and empirical study on the export supply behaviour of live rock lobster from New
Zealand to Japan, factoring in foreign and domestic prices, productive capacity,
seasonality, and trade barriers and regulatory decisions.
47. FAO: BOOMING FISH TRADE NOW WORTH $71 BILLION
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO.6) p. 12
Reports the UN Food and Agriculture (FAO) findings that estimate the international trade in
fish products is worth around $71 billion, and that developing countries are continuing to
grow as seafood producers. Also provides data on the biggest global importers.
48. HARSH COMPETITION ON THE SALES AND SUPPLY MARKETS
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 18-20
Reports facts and figures relating to Germany's 2004 national fish industry trade. It
discusses employee numbers, profit, import raw materials, and world market prices for
49. NZ'S FIGHT AGAINST FISHING SUBSIDIES
NEW ZEALAND FISHING NEWS (V. 29 NO. 8) p. 78-79
Opinion piece about how harmful the fishing subsidies are to the environment and the
fishing industry. Describes how New Zealand is arguing with the World Trade
50. SEAFOOD IMPORTS FROM CHINA SURGE
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 6) p. 24-25
Discusses China's seafood trade with the US, highlighting China's growing import over
export trade gap, specific seafood traded including crab and shrimp, China's import and
export trends, China as a mass market, and sustainable growth.
51. SUPPLIES AND MARKETS: MUSSELS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 3) p. 10
Presents information and figures about the international mussel market including
production levels, products, exports and markets.
52. SUPPLIES AND MARKETS: OYSTERS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 2) p. 10
Reports on global oyster production, and provides numerical breakdowns of French oyster
exports, and Italian oyster imports.
53. SUPPLY REGIMES IN FISHERIES
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 5) p. 596-603
Analyses fishery supply regimes via a case study in East Baltic cod, taking alternative
fisheries management schemes and mesh size limitations into account. Uses Beverton-
Holt supply model in the analysis.
54. SUSTAINABILITY ON TWO LEVELS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 7) p. 32-33
Reports on USA's international seafood trade from the US Seafood Conference, including
its total exports and major trading partners, the importance of trade with the EU and a
breakdown of some of the different products exported there, lobster and scallop exports,
and the significance of sustainable fisheries.
55. THAILAND: VALUE AT HOME FORCES FISHERMEN TO DISTANT CLIMES
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 2) p. 12-14
Discusses Thailand's fishing industry, including its declining traditional catch areas, and
booming aquaculture market. Also discusses Thailand's shrimp and prawn aquaculture,
exports, and fleet size.
56. US SEAFOOD INDUSTRY SHOWS GROWTH
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 5) p. 11
Outlines the main components of the US seafood industry, including the composition of
consumer consumption - led by shrimp, the domestic catch, exports and imports, and the
impact of hurricane Katrina.
Environment & Biosecurity
57. NATIONAL INDUSTRY SUMMIT "A PIVOTAL EVENT"
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 18
Discusses a national summit has reviewed the Australian seafood industry's environmental
management systems (EMS) programme. The review will the outcomes of EMS pilot
projects in six commercial fisheries, with benefits from these projects including sustainable
fishing practices, improved natural resource management, and environmental stewardship.
58. 650,000 FISHFINGERS LABELLED SUSTAINABLE FOR SCHOOL MEALS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 5) p. 7
Reports on a three-year project called Fish & Kids designed to teach British children about
the dangers of overfishing and increase the use of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
certified seafood in school lunches.
59. COLLECTIVE ACTION PROBLEMS POSED BY NO-TAKE ZONES
Jones, Peter J.S.
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 2) p. 143-156
Explains how currently about 0.04% of the worlds fisheries are no-take zones (NTZ) where
all fishing is banned, and that the IUCN and other bodies have called for this to increase to
20-30% by 2012. This article investigates the key collective action problems that are posed
by this increased NTZ.
60. CONSIDERING ECOSYSTEM-BASED FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE CALIFORNIA
Field, John Francis, Robert
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 5) p. 552-569
Reviews fisheries-based ecosystem tools, insights, and management concepts, and
presents a transitional means of implementing an ecosystem-based approach to managing
US fisheries in the California Current based on current scientific knowledge and
interpretation of existing law.
61. DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR INDIVIDUAL TRANSFERABLE QUOTAS
Townsend, Ralph McColl, James Young, Michael
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 2) p. 131-141
Presents recommendations relating to minimising transaction costs for individual
transferable quota (ITQ), including separating ITQ rights into three categories, and by the
development of self governance by owners in relation to voting rights.
62. EARLY EFFECTS OF A COMMUNITY-BASED MARINE PROTECTED AREA ON THE FOOD
SECURITY OF PARTICIPATING HOUSEHOLDS
Weiant, Pamela Aswani, Shankar
TRADITIONAL MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE
(NO. 19) p. 16-31
Examines how community-based marine protected areas (CB-MPAs), influences
household income and food supplies in Pacific Island countries. Also examines the
relationship between food security and certain aspects of reef health.
63. FISHING RIGHTS OR FISHING WRONGS?
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 3) p. 191-199
Contributes to a special issue on rights-based fisheries. Looks at the success of various
management systems based on ITQs which have provided for sustainable fisheries.
Examples include the longline fisheries of Pacific halibut and sablefish in Alaska, the
artisanal fisheries for loco in Chile, spiny lobster in Mexico and the Australian fisheries for
Northern prawns and rock lobster.
64. ICEFISH - AUSTRALIA'S FIRST FINFISH TO RECEIVE MSC CERTIFICATION
PROWEST (MAY/JUNE) p. 10-11
Reports that icefish from Australia's Heard and Macdonald Islands has become the first
finfish in Australia, and one of 15 in the world, to be certified by the international Marine
Stewardship Council (MSC) as coming from a sustainable and well managed fishery.
65. ISSUES ABOUT MANAGEMENT OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 19-22
Discusses the management of the Great Barrier Reef in Australian waters.
66. LIMITATIONS OF THE KOREAN CONVENTIONAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT REGIME AND
EXPANDING KOREAN TAC SYSTEM TOWARD OUTPUT CONTROL SYSTEMS
Ryu, Jeong-Gon Nam, Jongoh Gates, John M
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 5) p. 510-522
Examines the status and trends of the current Korean fisheries management regime, and
discusses its problems and limitations. Also discusses why the Korean government chose
the TAC system, and describes its evolution, and problems. Provides a perspective on
expanding the Korean TAC system toward Output Control Systems.
67. LIMITS OF ACCEPTABLE CHANGE: A FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MARINE FARMING
Zeldis, John Felsing, Malene Wilson, John
WATER & ATMOSPHERE (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 16-17
Discusses the management framework 'limits of acceptable change' (LAC) to aid in
sustainable management of marine farming by preventing significant adverse
environmental effects due to resource use. Discusses stakeholder participation at Wilson
Bay, and LAC as an adaptable and transparent tool.
68. THE MEANING OF SUSTAINABILITY - PART 2
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 5) p. 6
Analyses the meaning of sustainability in fisheries, including discussing various definitions,
climatic effects, consideration of other causes than just overfishing, and changing views on
69. MORE THAN ONE BAG FOR THE WORLD FISHERY CRISIS AND KEYS FOR CO-
MANAGEMENT SUCCESSES IN SELECTED ARTISANAL LATIN AMERICAN SHELLFISHERIES
Defeo, Omar Castilla, Juan Carlos
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 3) p. 265-283
Compares industrial and artisanal fisheries, and proposes that both need to be treated
separately. Focuses on artisanal shellfisheries, highlighting that their sedentary nature
lends them to certain management tools. Uses long-term catch trends to demonstrate the
applicability of co-management for some Latin American shellfisheries.
70. NEW ZEALAND SEAFOOD FIRM COMPETITIVENESS IN EXPORT MARKETS: THE ROLE
OF THE QUOTA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND AQUACULTURE LEGISLATION
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 4) p. 367-378
Presents a reserch project involving four medium to large seafood firms in New Zealand,
analysing sources of these firms competitiveness, found to be based around the security of
supply providd by the quota management system.
71. ONCERN FOR SOUTHERN OCEAN FISH STOCKS AND BIRD POPULATIONS
MARINE POLICY (V. 30, NO. 4) p. 357-359
Highlights that southern bluefin tuna (SBT) parent stocks are at historically very low levels,
and that the likelihood of stock recovery is low. Also notes that several species of
endangered albatross may be in danger of extinction because of seabird kill associated
with longlining SBT.
72. AN OVERVIEW OF FISHING RIGHTS
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 3) p. 201-215
Provides a review of the underlying concepts of rights-based systems and controversies.
Looks at the many versions of exclusive fishing rights including limited access, fishing
cooperatives, TURFS and marine tenure, ITQs,community quotas, short-term leases, in
situ rights to fish and shellfish. Reviews three main areas of concern arising from fishing
rights systems, including fairness of initial distribution, effects on communities, public
versus private benefits.
73. PAINTING THE FLOOR WITH A HAMMER: TECHNICAL FIXES IN FISHERIES
Dengnbol, Poul Gislason, Henrik Hanna, Susan Jentoft, Svein Nielsen, Jesper Sverdrup-
Jensen, Sten Wilson, Douglas
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 5) p. 534-543
Argues that disciplinary boundaries narrow the perspectives of fisheries management too
much, and that standardised technical fixes eg ITQ, MPA and CBM do not consider the
complex and diverse nature of management problems.
74. PROPERTY RIGHTS IN FISHERIES: ICELAND'S EXPERIENCE WITH ITQS
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 3) p. 243-264
Outlines the basic theory of property rights and the strengths and weaknesses of Individual
Transferrable Quota's (ITQs), and discusses the Icelandic ITQ system.
75. WAL-MART MAKES SUSTAINABLE FISH SWITCH
INTRAFISH (V. 4, NO. 2) p. 6
Outlines Wal-Mart's committment to only sell fresh and frozen wild caught seafood that has
been certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council within three years. It will not
include farmed seafood products or value added products.
76. ACTIVA TRANSGLUTAMINASE OFFERS NEW FISH PROCESSING POSSIBILITIES
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 50
Describes how the Transglutaminase (TGase) family of enzymes can be used to improve
the stability of fish meat, allowing processing at a higher temperature, and improved
77. BLUEBLOOD ATLANTIC SALMON FOR TASMANIA
MARINE POLICY (V. 19 NO. 3) p. 3-5
Discusses the future benefits of a selective breeding programme for Atlantic salmon by
Salmon Enterprises Tasmania (Saltas), including the expected financial impact, tagging
procedures, and development of the hatchery.
78. CAN SELECTIVE BREEDING REDUCE THE HEAVY METALS CONTENT OF PACIFIC
OYSTERS, AND ARE THERE TRADE-OFFS WITH GROWTH OR SURVIVAL
Camara, Mark Griffith, Stephen Evans, Sanford
JOURNAL OF SHELLFISH RESEARCH (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 979-986
Presents a study about selective breeding of oysters to reduce heavy metal content,
following proposed changes to international limits for heavy metals content in shellfish that
could potentially impact the US Pacific Northwest oyster producers.
79. CARNIVOROUS SPONGES ADD TO SEAMOUNT BIODIVERSITY
AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY & BIOSECURITY (NO. 17) p. 2
Reports that new species of deep-sea carnivorous sponge have been identified as part of
NIWA's seamounts programme.
80. COMPARISON OF THE ECTOSYMBIONTS AND PARASITES OF AN INTRODUCED CRAB,
CHARYBDIS JAPONICA, WITH SYMPATRIC AND ALLOPATRIC POPULATIONS OF A NATIVE
NEW ZEALAND CRAB, OVALIPES CATHARUS (BRACHTURA: PORTUNIDAE)
Miller, Aroha Inglis, Graeme Puolin, Robert
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 40 NO. 2) p. 369-378
Presents a research project that compared the incidence and prevalence of ectosymbionts
and parasites between introduced and native New Zealand crabs. Describes materials and
methods, and provides statistical tables of findings and scientific analysis.
81. CORALLINE ALGAE AND PAUA SETTLEMENT
Naylor, Reyn Neill, Kate Stewart, Rob
WATER & ATMOSPHERE (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 14-15
Discusses coralline algae and their importance in marine ecosystems, especially as a
preferred settlement surface for paua. Discusses providing nurseries for paua, and lab and
wild development of coralline algae.
82. DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE AND GROWTH OF NEW ZEALAND SEA LION
PHOCARCTOS HOOKERI PUPS ON CAMPBELL ISLAND
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 39 NO. 4) p. 889-898
Presents findings following nine weeks of field work during early 2003 to investigate the
distribution and abundance of the New Zealand sea lion Phocarctos hookeri pups at
Campbell Island. Provides discussion, tabulated data, graphs and statistical analysis.
83. ECONOMICS OF FISH VACCINES
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 7) p. 30-31
Investigates vaccinating farm-reared salmon, including background on fish vaccines, the
overall economic effects of choosing cheap vaccines, mortality, and providing tabulated
dtat from testing of two different types of vaccine.
84. EXPLORING NEW FISHERIES : SURF CLAMS AND DEEPWATER CRABS
FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE UPDATE (NO. 20) p. 1
NIWA is gathering information for the development of new surf clam and deepwater crab
fisheries for two new quota-owning companies, SurfCo and CrabCo. The new companies
are interested in developing surf clam fisheries on the North Island's east coast, and
fisheries for king and red crabs off northern North Island.
85. FINDINGS OF RESEARCH IN EFFECTS OF NET FISHING : IT'S CLEAN AND IT'S GREEN
Halliday, Ian Tobin, Andrew
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 6) p. 22-24
Presents research into bycatch effects of net fishing, finding that commercial gill nets are
highly selective in catching targeted species, and bycatch is small, and damage to the
environment is low.
86. FLESH QUALITY NO 3: WILD VS FARMED
Bickerdike, Ralph Campbell, Patrick
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 6) p. 33
Part three of a series presenting findings on flesh quality in farmed fish. Discusses a recent
research project from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in which a comparison
study was made between flesh quality traits of wild-caught and farmed Atlantic salmon.
87. FLESH QUALITY NO2: BIOCHEMICAL CAUSES
Bickerdike, Ralph Campbell, Patrick
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 3) p. 22
Part two of a series presenting findings on flesh quality in farmed fish. Highlights findings
from feed company BioMar with regard to poor flesh quality of farmed fish. Looks at feed
quality, collagen content, and flesh condition both pre-death and post-death.
88. FREEZE-DRIED ALGAE ATTRACTS HATCHERIES
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 6) p. 25
Reports on Spanish company Fitoplancton Marino that has developed a way of making
freeze-dried microalgae which it believes reduces risks for live food production in
hatcheries. Describes benefits of freeze-dried microalgae, and some of the processes
involved in production.
89. GREEN ANTIOXIDANTS MATCH SYNTHETICS SAYS NORWEGIAN RESEARCH
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 6) p. 17
Reports on Norwegian research that natural antioxidants in fish feed are almost as efficient
as widely used synthetic equivalents, and satisfy growing consumer demand for natural
ingredients in their seafood.
90. GROWTH AND REPRODUCTIVE PHENOLOGY OF THE KELP LESSONIA VARIEGATA IN
CENTRAL NEW ZEALAND
Schwarz, Anne-Maree Hawes, Ian Nelson, Wendy Andrew, Neil
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 40 NO. 2) p. 273-284
Presents a scientific field study of the kelp Lessonia variegata growing in depths of 8-10m
on the south coast of Wellington investigating morphometric and biomass indices, rates of
blade elongation, and timing of fertility over a 2-year period.
91. THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT: LOOKING AFTER THE NEEDS OF NATIVE EELS
WATER & ATMOSPHERE (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 10-11
Analyses New Zealand longfin and shortfin eel, in particular nocturnal and daytime
behaviour, and models to predict the flow regimes and other habitat features necessary to
maintain adequate stocks and fisheries.
92. A METHOD FOR ESTIMATING INHERENT OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF NEW ZEALAND
CONTINENTAL SHELF WATERS FROM SATELLITE OCEAN COLOUR MEASUREMENTS
Pinkerton, Matthew Moore, Gerald Lavender, Samantha Gall, Mark Oubelkheir, Kadija
Richardson, Kenneth Boyd, Philip Aiken, James
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 40 NO. 2) p. 227-247
Presents scientific research that describes a method to estimate spectral absorbtion and
backscattering coefficients from measurements of remote sensing reflectance across
visible spectrum. The algorithm described is applicable to ocean colour satellite
measurements. In situ measurements of inherent and apparent optical properties were
made at 19 coastal stations off the north coast of New Zealand's South Island in Dec 2001.
These measurements were used to parameterise a bio-optical model that estimates
remote sensing reflectance from concentrations of water constituents. The model
generated a large number (5000) of modelled ocean colour reflectance spectra that
represented a greater range of biochemical conditions than were measured in the study
93. NZ SEABED PROMISES NEW 3D PACK
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 1) p. 16
Reports that Seabed Mapping of New Zealand is launching version 4 of its seabed-
mapping package Piscatus 3D early this year. The company says it has better focus on the
skipper and has improved speed by up to 50%. It further says Sealog has been completely
re-written to be more reliable and flexible.
94. OMEGA-3'S COMING TO A VEGETABLE NEAR YOU SOON, WILL FISH MEAN
REPLACEMENTS BE FAR BEHIND
HATCHERY INTERNATIONAL (V. 7 NO. 4) p. 13
Reports that a scientific team with the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial
Research Organisation (CSIRO) may be able to obtain omega-3 fatty acids from land-
grown vegetables within 5 to 7 years, to use a feed for hatcheries and fish farms replacing
fish oil and fish meal currently used.
95. OYSTER BREEDERS LOOK FOR QUALITY AND QUANTITY
King, Nick Janke, Achim
NZ AQUACULTURE (NO. 11) p. 10-12
Investigates selective breeding in oyster farming as a way to reduce costs and improve
96. QUANTIFYING THE RELATIVE INTENSITY OF FISHING ON NEW ZEALAND SEAMOUNTS
O'Driscoll Clark, Malcolm
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 39 NO. 4) p. 839-850
Presents a detailed study on the relative intensity of fishing on New Zealand seamounts,
primarily using the fishing effects index (FEI), and the impacts of trawling. Detailed
fisheries data is presented from over 250,000 tows used to calculate FEIs.
97. A REVIEW OF CATCH-AND-RELEASE ANGLING MORTALITY WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR
Bartholomew, Aaron Bohnsack, James
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 1-2) p. 129-149
Provides a detailed analysis of the effectiveness of catch-and-release angling as a method
of promoting sustainable fisheries. Investigates a variety of contributing factors including
mortality rates, fishing gear, environmental conditions, fishing trends and others.
98. ROE ENHANCEMENT IN SEA URCHIN: EFFECTS OF HANDLING DURING HARVEST AND
TRANSPORT ON MORTALITY AND GONAD STRENGTH IN STRONGYLOCENTROTUS
Dale, Trine Siikavuopio, Sten Ivar Aas, Kare
JOURNAL OF SHELLFISH RESEARCH (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 1235-1239
Presents a study addressing the effects of handling and air exposure during harvest and
transport on mortality and gonad growth of strongylocentrotus Droebachiensis in a
proceeding roe enhancement trial.
99. SEARCHING FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN AQUACULTURE: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE
ECONOMIC PROSPECTS FOR AN INTEGRATED SALMON-MUSSEL PRODUCTION SYSTEM.
Whitmarsh, David Cook, Elizabeth Black, Kenneth
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 3) p. 293-298
Analyses the pollution effects and society costs of cage aquaculture and investigates ways
in which these costs can be mitigated or internalised. Investigates the financial viability of
an integrated production system based on polyculture.
100. SEX DETERMINATION IN FRESHWATER EELS AND MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR
MANIPULATION OF SEX
Davey, Andrew Jellyman, Donald
REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 1-2) p. 37-52
Presents a study on the sex determination in freshwater eels, and discusses management
options for manipulation of sex.
101. STUDY: A LACK OF OMEGA-3 CAUSES HEALTH PROBLEMS
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 6) p. 27-28
Presents findings from a recently released Australian research project by the Black Dog
Institute that suggests that a diet deficient of Omega-3 fatty acids may have a more
substantial effect (BDI) than earlier thought in increasing risk to people with mood
disorders, and cardiac conditions. Lists BDI's key findings.
102. TESTS REVEAL BEST SMOKED SALMON PRESERVER
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15)
Reports that a study by Belgian preservative manufacturer Galactic SA has shown that
sodium lactate increases the shelf life of smoked salmon, and especially guards against
103. TIDAL CIRCULATION IN TASMAN AND GOLDEN BAYS: IMPLICATIONS FOR RIVER
Tuckey, Benjamin Gibbs, Mark Knight, Benjamin Gillespie, Paul
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 40 NO. 2) p. 305-324
Presents an investigation into the tidal residual circulation in the Tasman and Golden Bays,
involving collecting hydrographic and current meter data, and configuring a circulation
model that was then used to produce simulations of the fate of the plumes from the major
104. TOHEROA MONITORING
FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE UPDATE (NO. 19) p. 2
Reports on population surveys in Northland and Southland of toheroa.
105. UK TESTS NZ'S 3-D SEABED MAPPING SYSTEM
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V.45 NO. 4) p. 42
Notes that Piscatus 2-D and 3-D seabed mapping systems from N.Z. are being introduced
to fishers in the U.K.
106. WILLINGNESS TO CONSUME GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS - THE CASE OF FISH
Bennet, Brian D'Souza, Gerard Borisova, Tatiana Amarasinghe, Anura
AQUACULTURE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (V. 9 NO. 3) p. 331-
Investigates the consumer acceptance of genetically modified fish and seafood products in
the US, and presents its findings and methodology.
107. 'BAN IMPORTED RAW PRAWNS TO PROTECT MARINE ENVIRONMENT
THE QUEENLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 6) p. 12-14
Reports that the Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA) has called on the
Federal Government to ban imported raw prawns or risk irreversible damage to the marine
environment, especially from disease. Also issues a warning to recreational fishermen
against using imported prawns a bait.
108. CHINA: MEETING HUGE MARKET DEMANDS
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 3) p. 12-13
Discusses China's fishing industry, including its massive growth over the past 30 years,
new sources of supply, processing capacity, costal fishing and distant water fleets.
109. DUTCH FIRMS FEAR MUSSEL SHORTAGE
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 6) p. 29
Reports on a mussel shortage in Holland due to strong demand, poor growing conditions,
and strong environmental group opposition. Prices have risen, and mussel traders are
looking overseas to try and satisfy demand.
110. FISHERIES IN GOOD SHAPE, SAYS MINISTER
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 6) p. 10
Reports that according to a recent report released by the Department of Primary Industries
& Fisheries (DPI&F), Queensland's fisheries are in good shape. Provides basic 2004
statistics, brief information of recent industry changes, and other work being undertaken by
111. FRESH FISH FROM ICELAND THREE TIMES A WEEK
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 24-25
Reports on Icelandic fish company Icefish and its industrial filleting plant in Cuxhaven, in
particular its filleting of fresh redfish.
112. HOW IS THE MAORI FISHERIES ACT 2004 RELEVANT TO YOU?
TE KARERE MAORI (V.1 NO. 3) p. 18-19
Discusses the necessary requirements to become a mandated iwi organisation in order to
receive fisheries settlement assets and describes the powers and features of such
113. IWI GET THEIR SHARE OF QUOTA
TE KARERE MAORI (V. 1 NO. 3) p. 22
Discusses Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd (AFL), one of the country's biggest ever fishing groups
and how it will maximise profits for the benefit of all Maori. Notes the commercial
complexities of bidding for quota against Sealord.
114. MODERN TIMES RESHAPE JAPAN'S SEAFOOD CULTURE
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 3) p. 34-36
Reports that Japan's fisheries are in decline, and it is consuming less seafood - despite
having one of the highest per-capita seafood consumption rates in the world. The number
of fishing vessels and workers employed is declining, wild fisheries are in decline, and
aquaculture is struggling.
115. REDUCING RISKS IN PRIMARY PROCESSING
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (NO. 16) p. 36-37
Discusses systems and processes in factories that are needed to provide efficiency,
speed, and quality, including factory layout, fast slaughter, timing, and other processing
116. 'RESCUE' AID PLAN FROM THE EU
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 1-2
Reports that the European Commission has provided aid to member states to assist with
difficult economic conditions caused by falling stocks and rising fuel prices. Measures
include changing fishing gear type, purchasing equipment to improve fuel efficiency, and
117. TO PROGRESS AND MOVE FORWARD, THE GLOBAL TUNA INDUSTRY NEEDS TO
INFOFISH INTERNATIONAL (NO. 3) p. 54-56
Following the Tuna 2004 Conference in Bangkok, Chris Lischewski outlines the nature of
discussions at the conference, in particular the global tuna industry reaching maximum
sustainable yield, a summary of the major global tuna fishing regions, and Lischewski's
assessment of the major challenges the tuna industry will face over the next 10 years.
118. ATLI LAUNCHES NEW TRAWL DOORS
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO.1) p. 22
Describes how trawl door specialist Atli Josafatsoon has returned to the trawl door
business with several new models. The doors are being built in the Baltic and Argentina.
119. 'CLEAN' ELECTRONIC COMMON RAIL DIESELS
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 44 NO. 12) p. 20
Reports that Cummins MerCruiser Diesel has developed and produced a new fully
electronic rail engine that has benefits of low smoke emissions, improved economy and
120. CO-OP HELPS BOATS SAVE FUEL
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 2) p. 16
Reports that members of the Visserijcooperatie Urk are helping with the supply of new
fishing gear that reduces fuel consumption. Methods include modified beam trawl shoes, a
new fuel meter, square mesh netting to reduce drag, double rig trawling, diversifying away
from beam trawling, and possibly knotless netting in the future.
121. DANISH GEAR MAKERS FOCUS ON FUEL
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 16
Reports Gear company Cosmos is exhibiting a range of fuel saving gear at the Norwegian
Fish and Aqua International Exhibition. The groundfish trawl improves water flow and
minimise stickers, bringing down fuel costs.
122. DEHEAD, FILLET AND TRIM WITH ONE MACHINE
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (NO. 16) p. 12
Discusses Carnitech's new CT2620 salmon deheading machine that deheads, fillets and
trims salmon at a high quality level. Describes the four main steps of the machine, and
some of its benefits.
123. EASY RIDERS: TRAWL COMPONENTS SUCH AS DOORS ARE BEING DESIGNED FOR
LESS HABITAT IMPACT
NATIONAL FISHERMAN (V. 87 NO. 1) p. 44-46
Discusses the environmental impact of bottom trawling, and explains that with new trawl
door technology damage to the sea floor may be mitigated.
124. EASY-SPLICE DYNEEMA STRAND ROPE - SUITABLE FOR BRIDLES
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 3) p. 15
Describes some of Euronete of Portugal's Dyneema rope products properties, including
strength, splicing ability, suitability for bridles, and composition.
125. ENERGY HITS THE DECK
R&D NEWS (V. 14 NO. 2) p. 23
Reports on a trans-Tasman meeting to begin building energy efficiency networks between
Australian and New Zealand. The meeting looked at energy conservation and potential
126. ENGINES OF CHANGE
NATIONAL FISHERMAN (V. 87 NO. 3) p. 36-37, 49
Discusses the evolution of vessel engines in the fishing industry from early steam engines
to modern day engines, then discusses considerations for outfitting today's boats.
127. FILTER FOCUSES ON FUEL CONSERVATION
NATIONAL FISHERMAN (V. 87 NO. 1) p. 56
Reports on Descal-A-Matic's fuel filtering system call FuelSaver that provides fuel savings,
reduced emissions, and reduced hydrocarbon buildup in the engine.
128. FISH PROTECH: PROVEN AUSTRALIAN RECIRCULATION TECHNOLOGY, PART 1: THE
HATCHERY INTERNATIONAL (V. 7 NO. 2) p. 14-15
Discusses recirculation technology's growing prominence as a method of producing
seafood. Describes a basic recirculation farm, how water efficiency is achieved, and the
importance of high quality feed.
129. FISH TANK RECIRC: EUROPEAN GROUP TESTS WATERS WITH NEW RE-CIRC
HATCHERY INTERNATIONAL (V. 7 NO. 2) p. 1 & 21
Reports that the growth of land-based fish farms is limited by the available supply of fresh
water. Discusses water treatment system FishTankReCirc, including hte basics of the
technology and its water purification results.
130. FISHING FOR BETTER BUSINESS - OPTIMISING THE BENEFITS OF E-MANAGING
MANAGEMENT (NOV 2005) p. 66-70
Discusses the implementation of internet systems and e-managed systems into New
Zealand companies, including utilising CRM, mobile, e-procurement, supply chain
management, e-security, and communications.
131. FLAP RUDDER CAN CUT FUEL COSTS
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 3) p. 40
Reports that Germany's Becker Marine Systems has developed the Becker Flap rudder
that it claims optimises profiles, rudder balance, deflection ratio between rudder blade and
flap, and produces fuel savings.
132. GEOTUBES SOLVE SALMON BLOOD WASTE PROBLEM
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 6) p. 37
Reports that processing plants that do not manager their bloodwater waste to required
levels risk being shut down, and describes the Geotube dewatering technology that
removes waste material from the water and can be cost effective too.
133. GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECTS
FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN NEW ZEALAND (V. 41 NO. 4) p. 1, 7
Reports that the EECA and Ministry for the Environment are operating a scheme which
provides cash grants for projects that demonstrate the application of proven energy
efficient technologies. Grants up to 40% of the capital cost to a maximum of $100,000 are
available. Contact is Russell Baillie, EECA on (09) 374 3801 or
134. HIGH-PRESSURE PROCESSING RESEARCH CONTINUES
FOOD TECHNOLOGY (V. 60 NO. 2) p. 63-65
Describes how high pressure processing (HPP) of foods is an active and growing area of
R&D. Describes HPP equipment and mechanisms, HPP findings by a variety of scientists,
other applications and what's next for HPP.
135. HOW BEAMERS ARE SAVING FUEL
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 7) p. 9
Reports on a variety of methods that the North Sea trawl fleet has been employing to
reduce fuel costs in the wake of substantial fuel price rises, including using heavy fuel,
using outrigger trawl systems, using two beams, and others.
136. HUMANE STUNNING MACHINE FITTED IN CRAB FACTORY
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 44 NO. 8) p. 38
Reports that inventor Simon Buckhaven of Studham Technologies has developed a
humane electronic stunning machine to kill crab and lobster prior to cooking.
137. KNOTS OR KNOTLESS?
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 48-50
Looks at the differences between knotless and knotted netting. Discusses some
manufacturing differences and how knotless and knotted differ in weight, net drag, repairs
and suitability for mesh sizes
138. KNOTS OR KNOTLESS? - HOW TO MAKE NETTING CHOICE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 49-51
Compares knotted and knotless netting, looking at towing resistance, price, weight,
production, ease of repair and other aspects.
139. MARPORT LAUNCHES GLOBAL AIS DATA NETWORK
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 5) p. 10
Describes Marport Wireless's new global data network for the Automatic Identification
System (AIS) called xPoint. The system uses the power of the internet, and has typical
coverage of approximately 25 miles, and costs less than $250.
140. NEWS FROM NIWA - BUILDING NEUTRAL NETWORKS TO PROTECT SHELLFISH FARMS
WATER AND ATMOSPHERE (V. 14 NO. 1) p. 4
Reports that NIWA is developing a tool to predict faecal contamination at oyster farms. The
tool is based on a neural network, that teaches itself to make better predictions as the
archive of past data grows.
141. OYSTERS UNDER PRESSURE
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 13) p. 20-21
Reports that US company Motivatit Seafoods, known for its patented high pressure
processed (HPP) gold band oysters is expanding its technology to HPP gold band clams
and lobster. Discusses how HPP reduces harmful micro-organisms, and gives yield
increase and labour reductions.
142. PALM OIL OFFERS ALTERNATIVE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 6) p. 30
Reports that palm oil is a viable alternative to diesel and can be used to run diesel engines,
and that the is no supply shortage and it is a cheap alternative.
143. SAFE AND SIMPLE WATER DISINFECTION
HATCHERY INTERNATIONAL (V. 7 NO. 2) p. 19
Presents disinfection of water by solids filtration and then UV irradiation as the most
versatile and effective method available. Discusses the UV method and arguments for
choosing micro-screen filtration.
144. SMART GEAR A WWF WINNER
R&D NEWS (V. 13 NO. 3) p. 8
Reports that Steve Beverly won a WWF smart gear competition by designing a tuna
longline system that swiftly takes a mainline to a depth greater than 100m, avoiding marine
turtles and increasing the catch.
145. 'STRONGER NYLON' TO CUT FUEL COSTS
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 2) p. 14-15
Reports that van Beelen Netten's Dyneema brand of nylon for trawling netting is stronger
and reduces drag, hence reducing fuel costs. Dyneema twine will be available in 2006.
Also mentions that Dutch pelagic trawl maker Maritiem is successfully reducing drag by
using hexagonal meshes in its nets.
146. THE VIEW AT THE BOTTOM
NATIONAL FISHERMAN (V. 87 NO. 3) p. 26-27, 42
Looks at various characteristics, positives and negatives of a number of leading sonar
equipment producing companies, including Simrad, MAQ, Wesmar, Furuno, Si-Tex, and P-
147. CAN TUNA MARKET ITS WAY BACK TO THE TOP?
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 3) p. 46-48
Reports that the US canned tuna market has been adversely affected by negative media
coverage over mercury levels in its product. A US Tuna Foundation (USTF) national
advertising campaign was suspended and industry players are pushing for it to go ahead.
148. COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN FOOD LABELLING GUIDE: WHAT IT SAYS
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 8-10
Summarises the new country-of-origin labelling rules for unpackaged seafood in Australia
149. CRITICS ARE CALLING FOR CLEANER FISH FEEDS
Olsen, Knut Eirik
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 26
Describes how Norway's salmon aquaculture practices are in question after toxic
substances were found in its salmon, originating from the fish oil in the salmons feed.
Norwegian fish producers claim the toxins are within limits set by the US, EU and Norway.
150. EWOS ARMS FARMERS WITH FEED FACTS
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 6) p. 30
Dave Robb of Ewos Innoation discusses aquaculture and seafood safety, especially in
relation to the existence of heavy metals in seafood produce including arsenic, cadmium,
lead and mercury.
151. GRAND SOL FISH FRESH AFTER 15 DAYS COVERED IN FLO ICE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 38-39
Examines research projects on flo-ice systems, the advantages of flo-ice, how it compares
with sea water crushed ice.
152. LISTEN TO CONSUMERS
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 3) p. 50
British consumers are being told that farmed salmon is harmful. The Norwegian fish
producers are being told that a strategy needs to be established to rebuild consumer
confidence, and it is suggested that the industry use the EU's global standards body
EurepGAP to provide certification of practices.
153. MERCURY: NO RISKS FROM CANNED TUNA US FDA TESTS PROVE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 23
Highlights a report by the U.S. government's food safety authority that canned tuna
contains very low mercury levels that are lower than the recommended limits. Discusses
albacore and yellowfin tuna levels.
154. PROPER HANDLING PREVENTS LISTERIA CONTAMINATION
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 24 NO. 12) p. 32
Provides a question and answer format about listeria, covering a definition, health risks,
causes, testing procedures, at-risk products and more.
155. SEAFOOD CERTIFICATION ALLIANCE
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 17
Reports that IFQC Ltd in association with the Grimsby Institute has launched the Seafood
Certification Alliance that will work with the British industry to provide certification for off-
the-shelf standards and tailor-made solutions.
156. SEVEN STEPS TO CERTIFICATION
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 19
Discusses the requirements for HACCP certification for seafood processing plants,
including important points to be noted prior to the introduction of HACCP, and the seven
principles of HACCP. Also discusses the future of HACCP.
157. WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 3) p. 24-25
Reports that US based biotech firm Global Food Technologies has developed a new
proprietary food processing system that increases the quality, shelf life and value of
seafood by eliminating disease causing bacteria including salmonella, E.c Coli and listeria.
Law & Legislation
158. DANGER AHEAD
NEW ZEALAND FISHING NEWS (V. 28 NO. 12) p. 62
Outlines opinions relating to unconstrained commercial fishing and poor management
threatening many marine species, and criticises the Ministry of Fisheries and the Quota
159. EU AND US LEGISLATIONS RELATED TO FISH AND FISHERY PRODUCTS
Arvanitoyannis, Ioannis Tserkezou, Persefoni
INFOFISH INTERNATIONAL (NO. 3) p. 28-33
Reports that governments and indusrty have been advised on the regulatory requirements
of the EU and US Food and Drug Administration for seafood safety. Breaks down the
HACCP system, analyses US food safety legislation, and discusses genetically modified
160. BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS FROM MARINE PROCESSING BYPRODUCTS: A REVIEW
Kim, Se-Won Mendis, Eresha
FOOD RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL (V. 39 NO. 4) p. 383-393
A state of the art review that focuses on the application of bioactive compounds derived
from marine processing byproducts. It examines bioactives from fish protein muscle, fish
skin collagen and gelatin, fish oil (and the health benefits), fish bone, internal organs,
shellfish, and crustacean shells.
161. OPPORTUNITIES LOST IN REVOLUTION
FMCG (V.12 NO. 5) p. 52-53
Discusses the food & beverage industry's worldwide drive towards functional foods as
explained at the Food & Beverage Congress. Says that N.Z. cannot afford not to be a part
of the functional foods revolution.
162. UV PROTECTION FROM FISH WASTE
FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE UPDATE (NO. 19) p. 1
Reports that a research programme between NIWA and Ngai Tahu Seafood has recently
tested a range of extracts from seafood waste for their UV-protectant properties, using a
cell-based UV stress assay that stimulates the response of living cells to solar radiation for
use in sunscreens.
Marketing & Retailing
163. 25 TOP SUPPLIERS FOR 2005
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V.25 NO. 5) p. 1, 24-27
Ranks North America's top 25 seafood suppliers and profiles their brands, key species,
executives, and sales
164. AUSTRALIANS TAKE TO SEAWEED
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 1)
Reports that although seaweed has hardly featured in seafood sales in Australia, retailer
Sydney Fish Market is providing a thrust that could increase interest and sales.
165. BIRDS EYE PUSHING ITS WILD SIDE IN PROMOTION
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 5) p. 8
Reports that Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever has launched a GBP21m advertising campaign for
its Birds Eye brand, focusing on the freshness of its frozen food and in particular its wild
salmon and cod.
166. CANNED/POUCHED TUNA
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 38-44
Highlights how U.S. tuna companies is reclaiming market share with innovative, shelf-
stable pouches, easy-open cans and health-focused marketing, amid bad press on
167. CHINA TOPS WORLD EXPORTS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 2) p. 34-38
Reports that the value of China's seafood exports have topped the world league for the
forth sucessive year in 2005, partly due to the country's booming shrimp industry.
Describes China's processing and export centres, expanding processing capacity and
booming fish farming capacity, in addition to providing data on shrimp production, export
168. CONVENIENCE RULES AT ALIMENTARIA
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 4) p. 79-80
Reports that at the Alimentaria 2006 exhibition that the dominant theme was convenience
foods. Comments on innovations providing extended shelf life, and discusses thriving
canned seafood consumption.
169. THE EUROPEAN SEAFOOD EXPOSITION
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 5) p. 14-15
Profiles several original products launched at the 14th annual European Seafood
Exposition in Brussels, including Aqualabel products, Unilever Germany's Alaskan pollock,
French surimi, Adrimex shrimp, and Delpierre shrimp.
170. FRESH ON TIME
NZ BUSINESS (V. 20 NO. 2) p. 23
Reports on Blue Water Products of Dunedin, established in the late 1980's by Ross
Hutchison with a view selling fresh high quality fish products within New Zealand. Also
discusses value-add strategies.
171. GENERATION NEXT: SELLING SEAFOOD TO KIDS
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 5) p. 46-50
Looks as the potential of marketing seafood to children, using the Genuine Alaska Pollock
Producers (GAPP) as its primary example, discussing GAPPs current and future marketing
for children initiatives.
172. GETTING THE BEST VALUE
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 2) p. 18-20
Discusses value-added products and methods in which it may be achieved showcased at
the latest Value-Added Seafood Conference. Describes through examples in the
international market how to tailor product marketing, preparation and packaging to
increase sales by adding value. Discusses changes in consumer behaviour that drives
173. GREEN MACHINE
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 1) p. 16-17
Reports on UK retailer Marks and Spencer's environmentally friendly fish sourcing and
handling methods that earned it high marks in Eco-group's sustainability ranking. Provides
an interview with Andrew Mallison explaining Marks and Spencer's methods.
174. GREENPEACE GOES AFTER SEAFOOD SECTOR
INTRAFISH (V. 4, NO. 2) p. 12
Reports that Greenpeace started 2006 with a string of protests and campaign actions
targeted at the seafood industry. In particular, Wal Mart-owned retailer Asda was targeted
for its sourcing policy, and subsequently announced it would drop a number of fish species
that it offers, and would release a sustainable seafood sourcing policy. Other protests were
held in Sweeden and Norway.
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 2) p. 72
Describes characteristics of grouper including how fished, where found, nutrition facts, and
176. INNOVATORS TAKE TOP HONOURS AT 2006 PRIX D'ELITE AWARDS
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 5) p. 12-13
Discusses the seven category winners from the European Seafood Exposition. Products
were retail type products, generally packaged and ready-to-eat. Also lists the 42 finalists.
177. IT'S ALIVE! DEMAND FOR LIVE FISH IS GROWING
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 1) p. 22-23
Discusses the increasing popularity of live fish sales in the US, where cunsumers can
select the fish they want from a tank in restaurants, from retailers and at markets.
178. IT'S ECO-SHRIMP TIME AT RED LOBSTER
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 8
Reports that Darden Resterants Inc (parent company of the Red Lobster restaurant chain)
is requiring its farmed shrimp suppliers to adhere to new environmental standards
established by the Global Aquaculture Alliance. The standards include participating shrimp
hatcheries, farms and processing plants worldwide. In October 2005 Wal-Mart said it would
begin certifying all its imported farmed shrimp to comply with sustainability and
179. KING SALMON CATCH SLASHED FOR 2006
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 16
Reports that the due to quota cuts the Oregon and California areas will see the lowest-ever
harvest of king salmon.
180. NEW ZEALAND KING SALMON
FMCG (V. 12 NO. 11) p. 34-35
Highlights the success and marketability of NZ king salmon by the market leading Regal
Marlborough Salmon (RMS) brand. Describes king salmon's beneficial traits via RMS's
success. Also discusses RMS's retail sales.
181. PANAPESCA BANKS ON VALUE-ADDED HAKE
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 10
Describes how, facing an acute global shortage of whitefish, Italy-based supplier
PanaPesca is growing markets by adding value to its line of Argentine hake products by
bleeding and gutting the fish on board its ships and then sub-freezing to stop enzymatic
breakdown. The company also negotiated an increased quota from the government.
182. QUALITY COUNTS AT WORLD'S BIGGEST MARKET
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 22-23
Reports on the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, the biggest fish market in the world, including
vital statistics, the decline in air freight imports, sources of supply, and processes involved
in getting the fish to market.
183. SABLEFISH, PRIZED IN JAPAN, FINDS NEW MARKETS
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 16
Notes that America, Europe and China have developed a taste for the flavourful, oily,
white-fleshed sablefish, where once Chilean sea bass once dominated.
184. SAVOURY FROZENS
FMCG (V. 12 NO. 3) p. 42-47
Discusses trends in savoury frozen food products in New Zealand, looking at specific
companies including Heinz Watties, Goodman Fielder, United Fisheries, Sealord, North
Sea Fish Imports Ltd, and others.
185. SCOTTISH SALMON INDUSTRY IN BUOYANT MOOD
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 18
Highlights that the Scottish salmon farming industry has shown strong growth over the last
24 months, with sales being driven by younger consumers. Comments on consumer
buying habits for salmon.
186. SEAFOOD DEPARTMENTS FRESHEN GROCERS' IMAGE
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO 2) p. 36
Reports that many traditional grocery chain stores are upgrading seafood departments,
including new sleek modern cabinets, to emphasise freshness and draw customers back
in. Provides examples of the nature of several upgrades.
187. SEAFOOD RETAIL MARKET IN UK
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 33
Discusses how chilled and canned seafood sales are increasing, with chilled the strongest
performer of volume growth, meanwhile growth in coated products has fallen.
188. SEAFOOD TAGS WITH A STORY TO TELL
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 1) p. 12-13
Reports on Ketchum Manufacturing Inc and its increasingly popular tagged seafood
products that allow consumers to trace the origins of their seafood purchase.
189. STORE WITHIN A STORE CAN BE A DOUBLE WIN
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 34
Discusses the trend towards store-within-a-store concept where a supermarket devotes a
portion of its space to another retailer's distinct, branded shop.
190. TAKEOUT IS TAKING OFF
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 5) p. 30
Discusses the trend in the U.S. towards increased takeaway, delivery and drive-through
services which is good news for quick service seafood providers. Says consumers'
demand for convenient, portable foods is driving this demand.
191. U.S. WANTS TO BOOST SEAFOOD MARKETING
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 30
Reports that the U.S. government has proposed a far-reaching framework for establishing
marketing councils to boost demand for fish and shellfish. 12 species were primarily
targeted and estimates are that the framework could increase demand for these products
by up to 10%.
192. USING CONSUMER MOTIVES TO MAXIMISE PRODUCT VALUE
FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN NEW ZEALAND (V. 41 NO. 4) p. 32
Tim Lindley of Crop & Food discusses five key food attributes by which a consumer's
assess the value of the product to them, identifying those attributes as being safety,
convenience, price, sensational (sensory) and health.
193. BLUE STRIPED SEA ANEMONE: A SAFETY ISSUE FOR MARINE FARMS
Rucks, Bill Heasman, Kevin
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 11
Highlights the toxic effects of exposure to the blue striped sea anemone,
recommendations, precautions and treatment, and circumstances when it may produce
194. CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S REPORT
TASMANIAN FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (V. 19 NO. 3) p. 10-11
Provides comment from TFIC's outgoing chief executive , covering his upcoming
departure, the departure of TFIC's Project Officer, and commenting at some length on the
finalised network of South-East marine protected areas.
195. CONSOLIDATION CONTINUES IN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 5) p. 36-37
Reports that private equity funds and investment banks are becoming increasingly active in
the seafood industry given its fragmented structure, high growth, and lack of comparative
maturity to other sectors. Discusses reasons why investment is attractive, business
opportunities, the role of the investment bank, and other factors.
196. THE DEMISE OF THE SMALL FISHER? A PROFILE OF EXITERS FROM THE NEW
Stewart, James Walshe, Kim Moodie, Beverley
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 4) p. 328-340
Presents a study of the over 3000 mostly small scale fishers who have left the industry
since the introduction of the quota management system. Includes information on the scale
of exiters, their typical methods of fishing, exit decisions and post exit employment
197. EU WILL PAY FOR ECO-FISH
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO.1) p. 8
Presents the key findings of a survey by US based Seafood Choices Alliance on European
consumers preferences for environmentally friendly seafood products, including findings
that environmentally friendly products play a significant part in purchasing decisions.
198. FIRE AT SEA, A SAILOR'S NIGHTMARE
PROFESSIONAL SKIPPER (NO. 52) p. 56-58
Describes fishing journalist Grant Dixon's trip aboard Shogun, that caught fire at sea.
199. FLORIDA: A SEAFOOD GETAWAY TO USA
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 3) p. 38-39
Discusses Florida, USA, and its role as a major US gateway for imported seafood. Also
discusses Florida's substantial import and distribution industry, and its aquafarms.
200. FRENCH TWIST
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 5) p. 61
Discusses the French seafood market, including its demand for fine food, the changing and
growing nature of its seafood per-capita consumption, and its place as a seafood importing
201. FRESH SALMON MARKET SHOWS STRONG GROWTH
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 5) p. 6
Reports that the UK fresh salmon market has shown strong growth over the last two years
of about 18%, and that this growth has been driven by a younger demographic, adults
between the ages of 17 and 44.
202. FROZEN FISH AND PRIVATE LABELS
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 30-33
Reports that The Icelandic Group has taken over frozen fish producer Pickenpack
Hussmann & Hahn, and presents its annual volume sales and volume figures, and details
some of its processes and products including frozen fish and fish fingers.
203. THE GERMAN SALMON MARKET
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 26-28
Discusses the German salmon market, and presents a six tables of volume and value
figures based on different market breakdowns.
204. HUGE FISHING DATABASE GOES ON INTERNET
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 7) p. 8
Reports on a new internet database established by the UN Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) that will collaborate information from regional fisheries management
organisations to provide information about catches and stock levels, fishing fleet activities,
and fishing mortality and biomass trends and more.
205. IS ORGANIC SEAFOOD RIGHT FOR YOU?
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 5) p. 64
Comments on the global organic seafood industry, including data evidencing growth in the
US market, global investment, certification, and the difficulties involved with earning the tag
206. IS THE BIRD FLU HELPING SEAFOOD?
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 5) p. 52-54
Discusses the possible link between bird flu and increased demand for seafood in Europe,
specifically analysing consumer trends in France and Britain, and noting the difficulty in
determining bird flu's impact.
207. LONGLINING FISHERY GETS MSC CERTIFICATE
WORLD FISHING (V. 55 NO. 2) p. 16
Reports that the freezer longline Pacific cod fishery has been awarded the Marine
Stewardship Council (MSC) certification as a sustainable and well managed fishery, a
world first for cod fisheries.
208. MELBOURNE STUDY IDENTIFIES FIVE CONSUMER SEGMENTS
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 26-27
Following a report by the Australian Federal Fisheries Minister analysing consumers
seafood spending habits, consumers were placed into 5 segments depending on their
attitudes towards seafood.
209. MPAS - IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT
TASMANIAN FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (V. 19 NO. 1) p. 8-15
Examines the impact of the Australian Government's establishment of an extensive
network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in south-east Australia, including reductions in
total allowable catch.
210. MPAS - INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT ADOPT A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH
TASMANIAN FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (V. 19 NO. 1) p. 3-15
Discusses the concept and role of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Australia and
especially Tasmania, and the effect of MPAs on the industry.
211. THE NEW ZEALAND CONTINENTAL SHELF PROJECT
NEW ZEALAND GEOGRAPHIC (NO. 78) p. 106-112
Discusses the importance of New Zealand's continental shelf, and the merits of extending
it. Also looks at seabed mapping and international boundaries.
212. NFI'S CONNELLY NAMED INTRAFISH PERSON OF THE YEAR
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 6) p. 20
Reports that National Fisheries Institute President John Connelly was named IntraFish
Media's Person of the Year for his work in promoting a positive image of seafood.
213. ON THE ROLE OF CONSULTING IN FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT
MARINE POLICY (V. 30 NO. 5) p. 593-595
Argues that fisheries development programmes should explicitly build capacity of local and
regional consultants, and these consultants and their expertise should be integral
components of strategy formulation, and that they are undervalued and underdeveloped.
214. PASSIONATE ABOUT SEAFOOD
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 1) p. 31
Describes Duncan Lucas and Sue Hallman's 'Passionate About Shellfish' and 'Passionate
about Fish' courses that educate consumers about seafood and how to prepare and eat it.
Describes the content of both courses and the organisers background.
215. PATH TO ECO-LABEL ROCKIER THE SECOND TIME AROUND
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 6) p. 10
Reports that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), co-founder of the Marine Stewardship
Council (MSC), lodged its intent to protest the renewal of New Zealand's hoki's eco-label
citing impacts on sea birds and mammals, and high rates of bycatch as its reasons.
Discusses the process of eco-label renewal, the impact of eco-labels, and the future of
216. POOR KNIGHTS ISLANDS MARINE RESERVE
FOREST AND BIRD (NO. 319) p. 36-39
Describes Poor Knights Island as a top dive location, providing a brief history of the marine
reserve, and the sea life and bird life that can be observed there.
217. POOR KNIGHTS - RICH SEAS
NEW ZEALAND GEOGRAPHIC (NO. 78) p. 52-75
Describes the Poor Knights Islands off Northland's east coast, including its status as a top
diving location, its rich marine life, and popularity amongst scientists.
218. RECREATIONAL FISHERS VS COMMERCIAL FISHERS
NEW ZEALAND FISHING WORLD (NO. 30) p. 64-65
Discusses conflicts between recreational and commercial fishers, and how statutory tools
may be used to promote and protect each parties interests, especially focusing on dispute
219. RESEARCH COULD TURN WASTE INTO WHITEBAIT
NEW ZEALAND AQUACULTURE (NO. 10) p. 9
Reports that Charles Mitchell, the only New Zealander to artificially breed whitebait, is
investigating various organic wastes as potential feed for his spawning shoals.
220. A REVIEW OF MERCURY IN SEAFOOD SPECIAL FOCUS ON TUNA
Rasmussen, Rosalee Nettleton, Joyce Morrissey, Michael
JOURNAL OF AQUATIC FOOD PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY (V. 14 NO. 4) p.
Presents a study on mercury toxins in seafood, focussing on Tuna fish. Includes
epidemiology studies, assessment of safe exposure, and analyses toxicity in tuna for
different processing methods - frozen, fresh, and canned.
221. RIDERS ON THE STORM
FOREST & BIRD (NO. 320) p. 16-21
Discusses wildlife including albatrosses and other birdlife, penguins, sealions and plantlife
on the New Zealand region's Southern Ocean, Campbell Island, and Enderby Island.
222. RIGHTS BASED FISHING: USE RIGHTS VERSUS PROPERTY RIGHTS TO FISH
REVIEW IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES (V. 15 NO. 3) p. 231-241
Analyses the economics of fishery management in relation to stock control via allocation of
specific use rights. Also describes Iceland's ITQs and Norway's fishing concessions and
indivdual vessel quotas.
223. SEABIRD AND WHALE PROBLEMS SOLVED AS: TOOTHFISH LINER SWITCHES TO
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 44 NO. 8) p. 10
Reports that the vessel South Princess has successfully been converted from a longliner to
a pot fisher, ending substantial problems she was having with seabirds, and whales
feeding off catches.
224. SEAFISH FUEL EFFICIENCY PROGRAMME UNDERWAY
FISH UPDATE (NO. 4) p. 14
Outlines Seafish's programme of projects that aim to find ways of enhancing fuel efficiency
in fishing vessels, including bio fuels, vessel design, using industry and government
expertise, and undertaking efficiency experiments.
225. SEAFOOD GAINS GROUND IN GERMANY
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 1) p. 20-22
Reports on demand for seafood in Germany, including general increasing demand,
popularity of fish counters, frozen seafood sales, and demand in delis.
226. SEAFOOD TAKES TO THE SKIES
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 13) p. 18-19
Discusses air freight as a way of providing fresh seafood to markets half the world away.
Reports on SAS Cargo's Norwegian exports of salmon to Japan, Basque airport in Spain,
and how properly packed seafood is the key to problem free carriage.
227. SENSORY QUALITIES OF THE NEW ZEALAND ABALONE, HALIOTIS IRIS, REARED IN
OFFSHORE STRUCTURES ON ARTIFICIAL DIETS
NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH
(V. 40 NO. 2) p. 223-226
Describes the results of an assessment by a trained taste-testing panel of taste differences
in New Zealand abalone fed two different artificial diets, no difference was detected. Also,
a consumer panel was used to determine any preference between the meat of cultivated
over wild abalone. The panel indicated a preference in texture and overall acceptability for
cultivated over wild abalone.
228. SETTING THE STANDARD
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (NO. 16) p. 17
Discusses the importance of standards for consumer products, and profiles the
International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) including describing what the ISO is,
membership to the ISO, how it develops standards, and international networking.
229. A SHARK'S TALE
FOREST & BIRD (NO. 320) p. 24-25
Discusses the great white shark, and recommends that further protection measures be put
in place to protect it.
230. SOURCING FOR QUALITY
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 34-35
Discusses the quality management steps that factorys must follow, and in particular
outlines the quality criteria for live and farmed product raw material sourcing, and
discusses individually live fish, fresh fish and frozen fish.
231. SUBANTARTIC SEAS
Szabo, Michael Weeber, Barry
FOREST & BIRD (NO. 316) p. 21-25
Discusses the rich and diverse wildlife inhabiting New Zealand's southern seas, in
particular the albatross.
232. TUNA MARKETING CAMPAIGN BACK ON TRACK
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 6) p. 8
Reports that the US Tuna Foundation is planning a miltimillion dollar generic marketing
campaign for canned tuna after a major court decision determined that mercury warning
labels don't need to be posted on cans of tuna.
233. TUNA PROCESS WASTE - AN UNEXPLOITED RESOURCE
Sultanbawa, Yasmina Aksnes, Anders
INFOFISH INTERNATIONAL (NO. 3) p. 37-40
Argues that the tuna industry should utilise the waste and discards from tuna processing to
develop profitable by-products including tuna silage, tuna protein hydrolysates, tuna bone
powder, tuna gelatin and tuna oils.
234. UK SALMON NETS NEW CONSUMERS
FISH FARMING INTERNATIONAL (V. 33 NO. 5)
Reports that market research body TNS Worldpanel has returned survey results that show
a significant number of new salmon consumers, and finding that younger people and
salmon health benefits contributed to the new consumers.
235. WHALE WATCHING HELPS IN RECOVERING SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE POPULATIONS
TASMANIAN FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS (V. 19 NO. 3) p. 39
Discusses the booming whale watching industry, and discusses the impacts of extensive
whaling on southern right whale numbers from the early 1800's to the early 1900's, and
their recovery in the 21st century.
236. WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR AT THE SHOW
Griffin, Nancy Wray, Tom
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 3) p. 24-26
Describes some of the foods, recepies, and companies involved in the International Boston
Seafood Show (IBSS).
237. WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR HACCP ON SEAFOOD IN TAIWAN
Jan, Man-Ser Fu, Tsu-Tan Liao, David S
AQUACULTURE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (V. 10 NO. 1) p. 33-46
Presents a study that develops a conceptual framework based on the random utility model
in order to estimate a consumer's willingness to pay for safer seafood (HACCP) in Taiwan.
Grouper, milkfish and oyster were surveyed as the subjects.
Processing & Packaging
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 3) p. 32
Reports on the use of filtered smoking and CO gas in the processing of tuna, particularly in
order to retain its colour for use in sushi.
239. CONSISTENT TEMPS WITH BUBBLE ICE
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 8
Reports that bubble slurry ice systems are increasingly being used on vessels and
processing plants throughout Europe for 'super rapid chilling' with greater heat flux.
240. DRESSED FOR SUCCESS
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 24-27
Discusses the trend towards heat sealed seafood containers using modified atmosphere
packaging (MAP), moving away from flow, shrink, or stretch wrapped packs. Discusses the
mechanics behind MAP, the high-oxygen MAP option, and Proseal's new range of pre-
241. GERMAN SEAFOOD MARKET IS HEATING UP
INTRAFISH (V. 4 NO. 2) p. 24-25
Explains how Germanys seafood market differs from mainstream Europe by focusing on
low price frozen fish with little value add and processing. Describes how production in
some key areas rose, higher raw material prices squeezed margins, however frozen fish
producer Frosta experienced significant stock value increase.
242. GLOBAL OUTLOOK AT BOSTON SHOW
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 30-33
Reports on various new developments in seafood processing and packaging from around
the world, on show at the Seafood Processing America show in Boston, USA.
243. GRAND SOL FISH FRESH AFTER 15 DAYS - COVERED IN FLO-ICE
FISHING NEWS INTERNATIONAL (V. 45 NO. 4) p. 38-39
Reports on Spanish company Kinarca, and its flo-ice refrigeration machines, used to chill
fish aboard trawlers. Flo-ice is able to keep fish at the required temperature for 15 days.
Lists the advantages of flo-ice over flake ice.
244. HUGE POTENTIAL FOR SCRAPED SALMON
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 8
Highlights a new scraping machine for salmon backs that claims to produce a higher
quality meat than existing equipment. The machine has been tested by the Norwegian Fish
Research Institute and finds that minced fish meat can make very good raw material
further processing and provides some pointers for optimal production.
245. MAJOR STERILISATION SHAKE-UP
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 8
Reports that a new method of sterilisation called Shaka technology means that containers
in the autoclave are vigorously shaken at a frequency of 100 to 200 cycles per minute. The
process improves the quality of the product and can be sued with all types of containers
246. OIL PROOF BOXES FOR SMOKED FISH
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (NO. 16) p. 11
Describes Tri-Pack Plastics new box for smoked and prepared salmon called Coolseal
Gold, that is lightweight, 100% recyclable, impervious to oils and debris and is fibre free.
247. PROFESSIONAL FISH TRANSPORT
EUROFISH MAGAZINE (NO. 6) p. 52-54
Describes how Andreas Zordel builds and operates sophisticated live farmed fish transport
systems, using tanks fitted aboard a truck. Discusses how oxygen supply is maintained.
248. SALT CONTROL FOR BEST STORAGE
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 9
Notes that a new fluid ice machine from Skaginn uses the company's patented technology
to control the salt content, making it possible to manage the temperature of the ice
249. SEAFISH UNVEILS TRAINING COURSES AND DVD IN A VARIETY OF LANGUAGES
FISHUPDATE (NO. 3) p. 29
Notes that Seafish has launched a training course on food hygiene and DVD aimed at U.K.
processors and those engaged in primary processing. The DVDs have been released in a
variety of European languages.
250. SECOND BEST OR FIRST CHOICE?
SEAFOOD PROCESSOR (V. 3 NO. 15) p. 28-29
Reports that canneries and fish processing companies are looking for machines to
increase production and second hand machines provide a viable option, however quality is
varied and there is no classification / certification system in place. Discusses ways buyers
may assess the quality and viability of second hand machinery.
251. TRADITIONAL SMOKING OVER OPEN BEECH FIRE
EUROFISH (NO. 1) p. 34-35
Provides an overview of smokehouse Josef Wechsler and its fish smoking operations in
Germany and Poland, including smoking techniques, infrastructure, products and
252. WELLINGTON FIRM WINS INTERNATIONAL PLAUDITS
FOOD TECHNOLOGY (V. 41 NO. 5) p. 20
Reports that New Zealand firm Charta Packaging has won gold and silver awards for its
packaging at the Australasian and American FTA awards.
Seafood for Health
253. FISH OIL BREEDS BRIGHTER KIDS, CONFERENCE TOLD
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 2) p. 16-17
Reports that scientists told delegates at the Seafood & Health '05 conference that omega-3
oil in fish contributes to higher intelligence and sharper focus in babies. Provides detail
surrounding these claims.
254. FISH OIL FIGHTS PROSTATE CANCER SPREAD: UK STUDY
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 11
Reports that eating oily fish may help prevent the spread of prostate cancer to other parts
of the body, according to a new UK cancer study.
255. FISH OILS SLOW GROWTH OF LIVER CANCER
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 12
Highlights how omega-3 fatty acids provide a potentially effective therapy for the
prevention and treatment of human liver cancers.
256. FISH SETS YOUR HEART BEATING SLOWER, SLOWER
QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 4) p. 13
Notes a U.S. study has shown that omega-3 oils significantly lower heart rate at rest as
well as accelerates a return to a normal heart rate after exercise.
257. INNOVATIVE NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN COATINGS AND SEASONINGS FOR MEAT, FISH,
POULTRY, AND VEGETABLES FROM NEWLY WED FOODS
FROZEN AND CHILLED FOODS (V. 60 NO. 1) p. 27
Reports that in light of increasing health concerns about lower fat and salt content in
seafood, Newly Weds Foods has developed several new coating and batter formulations
258. INTERNATIONAL SCIENTISTS CONFIRM EATING MORE SEAFOOD SIGNIFICANTLY
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 1) p. 22-25
Outlines findings presented at the Seafood & Health '05 Conference, including links
between consumption of seafood and improved quality of life, reduced risk of heart attack,
longer lifespan and improved infant intelligence.
259. IS SEAFOOD DEFICIENCY CAUSING PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS IN MODERN-DAY
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 6) p. 25-27
Presents an interview between Dr Joseph Hibbeln and ABC Radio National host Lynne
Malcolm, discussing the potential benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in reducing the incidence
of depression, and other forms of psychiatric disorder.
260. MEDICAL MIRACLE: OMEGA-3
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 24 NO. 12) p. 23-30
Investigates the latest research into the health benefits and health risks associated with
eating seafood, including omega-3 acids, methylmercury, DHA, EPA, and others.
261. SEAFOOD INDUSTRY NETS HEALTH BENEFITS BOOST
SEAFOOD INTERNATIONAL (V. 21 NO. 3) p. 41-45
Reports that delegates at Seafood and Health '05 sought to provide a balanced view of
health benefits vs risks associated with seafood consumption. Discusses omega-3 fatty
acids, safe levels of methyl mercury, cholesterol, and other health benefits and risks.
262. SELENIUM VERSUS MERCURY BATTLE UNDERWAY IN FISH
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 2) p. 17-18
Discusses Nicholas Ralston's presentation at the Seafood & Health '05 conference about
the importance of selenium as a nutritionally essential element.
263. STEADY STREAM OF RESULTS FROM SEAFOODPLUS
EUROFISH MAGAZINE (NO. 6) p. 28-30
Reports that scientists from Europe's biggest seafood research project, SEAFOODplus,
gathered together for their second annual conference. Research findings included fish
proteins and their applications, development of seafood products based on consumer
demand, enrichment of seafood products, and analysis of seafood consumption.
264. SURVEYING THE SOURCES OF OMEGA-3S
SEAFOOD BUSINESS (V. 25 NO. 7) p. 28
Short description of the history of the omega-3 dietary supplement and describes in four
questions what omega-3 fatty acids are, the processing in our bodies, whether omega-3
supplements are created equal and who should take omega-3.
265. THREE DAYS OF WORLD-CLASS SCIENCE ON SEAFOOD AND HEALTH
THE QUEENSLAND FISHERMAN (V. 24 NO. 1) p. 19-21
Reports that more than 250 international scientists and healthcare professionals from
leading institutions in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world met in Washington D.C. to
discuss the results of the latest research into the mostly positive health impacts of seafood.
Also discussed was dietary balance and the benefits and risks of eating seafood.