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Brill, Halibut and Turbot: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of brill, turbot and halibut at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
Fish Gene Implicated in Human Obesity
Perhaps one of the reasons why humans as a species crave food – and that this craving goes horribly wrong for those with excessive food-eating problems – is that it is part of our evolution. And maybe that has gone wrong genetically, writes Bob Carling...
Pangasius Farming: Health and Disease
This article by Bonnie Waycott for TheFishSite provides an overview of health and disease in the farming of pangasius. Pangasius Farming: Health and Disease is part two in a four part series. ...
Mackerel: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of mackerel, at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
AQUA NOR 2015: What to Think About When Setting up a Fish Farm in a Foreign Country
If you want to start a fish farm in another country there are a variety of factors you must think about. Speaking at the Aqua Nor 2015 conference in Trondheim, Norway, Bjorn Myrseth, Vitamar AS, shares his experiences of over 40 years working in the aquaculture...
Abundant, Underutilized and (Often) Data-deficient – A Problematic Trend in Popular Seafood Advice
It’s summer, which means many Americans are thinking seafood, but getting good advice on the right seafood to consume remains a challenge amidst a bevy of sometimes conflicting advisories, ecolabels and alerts, writes Ret Talbot for TheFishSite....
Temperature a Big Factor in Vibriosis, Photobacteriosis Outbreaks in Greek Sea Bass
European sea bass, commonly known as 'sea bass' in Mediterranean and European Union countries, is one of the most commercially important seawater fish species. This study, led by Georgios Bellos from the Agricultural University of Athens, looked at some...
Prawn, Langoustine: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of Dublin bay prawn, at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
Pangasius Farming: An Overview
This article by Bonnie Waycott for TheFishSite provides an overview of how to farm pangasius. Pangasius Farming: An Overview is part one in a four part series. ...
Does Norwegian Farmed Atlantic Salmon Utilise Feed Resources Sustainably?
The growing world population is in need of more and more protein, and aquaculture can be seen as a potential solution. However, there have been claims that some fish farming results in a net reduction of marine protein resources due to fish meal in feeds....
Megrim and Witch: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of megrim and witch, at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
The Potential of Asian Carp as a Raw Material for Fish Meal Production
The native range of Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix and Bighead Carp H. nobilis, collectively referred to as bigheaded carp or Asian carp, includes wide ranges of the Asian continent. However, following inadvertent introduction in the southeastern...
Climate Change Vulnerability in Fisheries and Aquaculture
This report from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) looks at six case studies of fisheries from around the world, and asks, how vulnerable are these regional industries to the effects of climate change?...
Exopolymers in Aquaculture Hatcheries: An Overlooked Factor in Hygiene and Feed Quality
Transparent exopolymers (TEPs) or Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) are exudates of aquatic organisms that generally elude detection by traditional microscopical techniques. This review by A Joyce and S Utting describes the overlooked roles of...
Brown Crab: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of crabs, at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
 
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