Aquaculture News From Oceania

  Last Updated: Tuesday 8th of February 2011 10:39:00 PM +0800HKT

Despite the cyclone damage, Australia's $2 billion commercial fishing sector is in for a big year.

With the drought breaking across much of the country, rivers are flushing huge amounts of nutrients into the ocean.

  Last Updated: Thursday 27th of January 2011 08:24:00 AM +0800HKT

Sanford says it has a strong position in aquaculture after buying Pacifica Seafoods and two initiatives with partners will help the industry grow.

  Last Updated: Wednesday 8th of December 2010 07:33:00 PM +0800HKT

Shellfish farmers brought in a major marine science institute to investigate an unusual die-off of juvenile oysters last March - but neither the industry nor the scientists warned biosecurity officials.

  Last Updated: Thursday 2nd of December 2010 11:49:00 PM +0800HKT

Puzzled scientists are battling to identify why millions of Pacific oysters are dying in new Zealand waters.

  Last Updated: Sunday 28th of November 2010 11:53:00 PM +0800HKT

A smack of jellyfish flooded a Southland fish farm last week, killing thousands of salmon.