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Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition
This report from The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition addresses a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and importance of fish in seeking food and nutrition security...
Role of Vitamin C & Multivitamin Diets for Enhacement of Immunity, Growth & Biological Performance in Shrimps/Fish
Good nutrition in aquaculture systems is essential to economically produce a healthy and high quality product, writes Mr Prakash Chandra Behera, Technical Manager (Aqua Division), PVS Group, India....
Visibility from Roads Predict the Distribution of Invasive Fishes in Agricultural Ponds
Invasive alien species are widely acknowledged as a major threat to the biodiversity of native species. Controlling species invasion is a priority for conservation of native assemblages, write Toshikazu Kizuka et al, Center for Environmental Biology and...
Transcriptome Profiles Associated to VHSV Infection or DNA Vaccination in Turbot
DNA vaccines encoding the viral G glycoprotein show the most successful protection capability against fish rhabdoviruses, write Beatriz Novoa et al, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM), Spain....
Fish for the Future: Fisheries Development and Food Security for Kiribati
The Republic of Kiribati is a vast South Pacific island group with one of the largest exclusive economic zones (EEZs) in the world. Kiribati waters support a wealth of marine fisheries activities, write Brooke Campbell and Quentin Hanich, WorldFish. ...
The Socio-economic Context for Improving Food Security Through Land Based Aquaculture in the Solomon Islands
Future fish demand-supply scenarios project that investment in aquaculture will be needed to ensure fish for food security in Solomon Islands, write Anne-Maree Schwarz et al, WorldFish....
Investigating Shrimp Production in Central Java
Anyone dining out in many countries and certainly England would expect to find prawn cocktail as a starter on the menu, although in fact the crustacean they are eating may well be shrimp. Most diners will not give much thought as to the origin of the...
A Linkage Map of Transcribed Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Rohu Carp and QTL Associated with Resistance to Aeromonas Hydrophila
Nicholas Robinson et al, Nofima, Norway, genotype full-sibling families using an Illumina iSelect array containing SNPs found in transcribed genes, in order to produce a genetic linkage map of the L. rohita genome and simultaneously scan the genome of...
Profitability Analysis of Argyrosomus Reguis Farming in the Earthen Ponds at the Western Region of Port Said, Egypt
In this era, the world is facing increasing demands for food supply, and has a need for higher quality food resources, in which aquatic products form an important component. After significant population growth in the last decades, the world's capture...
Is Aquaculture Pro-Poor?
Aquaculture is widely held to contribute to poverty reduction and food security in the Global South, but robust evidence is limited. Using nationally representative data from Bangladesh, this study analyses changes in fish consumption from 2000 to 2010,...
Jellyfish and Aquaculture Interactions: Last Year’s Irish Experience
Large jellyfish swarms occur naturally in our oceans but when in contact with a fish farm they can have severe consequences....
Economics and Productivuty of Rice and Freshwater Prawn in the Gher Farming System
This research focuses on the gher farming systems in southwest Bangladesh and which systems are more beneficial economically, through yielding rice or prawn or, in combination, write Shamim Parvez, The WorldFish Center, M. Salekuzzaman, Khulna University,...
Shellfish Aquaculture in Welsh Offshore Wind Farms – The Potential for Co-location
A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the SAGB. Originally developed by Mark Gray of the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) and James Wilson of Deepdock Ltd., this Welsh...
Large-Scale Assessment of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Effects on Fish Assemblages
In this study, Paolo Guidetti, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Italy, et al investigated the responses to protection of fish assemblages associated with shallow rocky reefs from Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and areas open to fishing, across a wide...
Increasing Productivity and Improving Livelihoods in Aquatic Agricultural Systems: A Review of Interventions
The Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) has engaged in development research to address the challenges that population growth, environmental degradation and climate change are having on aquatic agricultural systems....
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