Aquaculture Articles on Oceania

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.

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

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.

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

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