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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....
European Lobster: 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 lobster, at all stages, from capture to the first point of sale....
How to Farm Sole
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming sole (S. solea, S. senegalensis)....
Microcells, Mega-science and Bivalves – Biology, Legislation and Epidemiology of Important Diseases of Shellfish
Shellfish aquaculture in its current form has come a long way from the early days of relaying harvested animals from the sea and from practices extending back to Roman times, writes Matt Longshaw, Product Development Manager for Benchmark Animal Health....
Youthful Fish Can Regenerate Fin Tissue More Easily
The effects of aging on the body part regeneration capability of turquoise killifish have recently been studied for the first time, by researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany....
Cambodian Case Study: Intergrated Pig and Fish Farming
With increasing an increasing demand for pork, pig farming in Cambodia is developing. Reporting for 5m Publishing, Stuart Lumb gives a run down of a farm near Phnom Phen in Cambodia which is farming both pigs and fish....
How to Farm Wakame (Undaria pinnatifida) Seaweed
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming Wakame (Undaria pinnatifida) seaweed. ...
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