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The Awesome Potential of Omega-3s from Seafood in Reducing Inflammation in the Human Body
Chronic Inflammation is a symptom of virtually every disease. Inflammation plays a major role in the development of the well known chronic problems of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, eye disease, mood disorders, fibromyalgia and the list goes...
Seaweed in the UK and Abroad – Status, Products, Limitations, Gaps
Global seaweed production has more than doubled between 2000 and 2014, from 10.5 to 28.4 million tonnes. The 2012 world production of seaweeds was estimated to be about US$6 billion (FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2014); 95% of this production...
How a Story Can Help Sell Seafood
A new study by Future of Fish has explored the power of story to sell more fish and to determine what elements of that story most influence consumer purchasing behavior. The study also aims to identify the business benefits of data-rich supply chains...
Claiming Seafood is ‘Sustainable’ Risks Limiting Improvements
Over the past decade, the sustainability of seafood production has improved and is cause for ocean optimism. In an attempt for recognition of ongoing efforts, many producers and food retailers now claim products are ‘sustainable’, write Michael F...
Indigenous Fishing Rights
The rights of indigenous peoples living in coastal States to engage in their traditional fishing practices is an ongoing issue around the world. The central question lies in whether or not indigenous people are entitled to a preferred position, excluding...
Artisanal Fisheries Research: A Need for Globalization?
Given limited funds for research and widespread degradation of ecosystems, environmental scientists should geographically target their studies where they will be most effective. However, in academic areas such as conservation and natural resource management...
Fall in Fish Catch Threatens Human Health
Christopher Golden and colleagues calculate that declining numbers of marine fish will spell more malnutrition in many developing nations....
How Fisheries Impact Behavioural Evolution in Atlantic Cod
As seen in other animal species, fish individuals tend to react differently to a new situation. In the case of human harvest, the boldest individuals are more likely to get caught, leaving only the fearful and cautious ones to breed. But does it mean...
Rising Sea Water Temperatures Causing Coral Bleaching in Seca Islands, Panama
One third of all marine species that live in the sea spend at least part of their lives on coral reefs which are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, second only to rainforests. Slow growing coral reefs are worth more than the $billions in...
Functional Feed Additives for a Sustainable Blue Revolution
Aquaculture is the fastest growing industry producing animal protein, with an average annual growth rate of 10 percent during the 1980s and 1990s. For the decade 2012–2022, aquaculture is forecasted to grow between 29 and 50% (FAO 2014). ...
Avoiding the Choke
The European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy has undergone many reforms since its creation. Last year saw the introduction of first phases of one of the most significant reforms – the Landing Obligation. Under this new rule (with a few exceptions)...
The Problem of Overfishing: Can Japan's Attempts to Lower Catch Limits Provide a Solution?
Japan has decided to tighten its rules on overfishing this year. With fishery resources around the country at increasing risk of being depleted, Bonnie Waycott reports for The Fish Site on Japan's attempts to address an increasingly serious global problem....
Resistance to Kudoa thyrsites in Atlantic Salmon
Research by Simon R.M. Jones,Steven Cho, Jimmy Nguyen and Amelia Mahony from the Canadian Pacific Biological Station, has found that Atlantic salmon which have recovered from infection with Kudoa thyrsites showed resistance to reinfection with the parasite,...
Top Tips for Preventing Fish Spoilage During Handlling
Fishing doesn’t just end with capturing the fish. Once the fish is sorted and stored on the boat, it is then taken back to shore where it is either processed, or sold directly. This is a crucial step – improper handling of seafood can result in their...
Researchers Investigate Fascinating Properties of Hagfish Slime
This animal has done everything right. It has been around for 300 million years, outlived the dinosaurs and survived the catastrophic meteorite impact, warm phases and glacial periods.Even today, it continues to populate the sea at depths where it eats...
 
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