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Genetically-Improved Tilapia Strains in Africa: Potential Benefits and Negative Impacts
Two genetically improved tilapia strains (GIFT and Akosombo) have been created with Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia), which is native to Africa. In...
Large-Scale Deployment of Fish Aggregation Devices Alters Environmentally-Based Migratory Behavior of Skipjack Tuna in the Western Pacific Ocean
Fish aggregation devices (FADs) have been used extensively in the tuna purse seine fishery since the 1980s. This long-term modification of natural habitat...
Progress and the Future for Tilapia Farming and Seed Production in Bangladesh
Tilapia is globally recognized as one of the most important aquaculture species of the 21st century. Tilapia culture has expanded rapidly in a wide range...
Identifying Yellow Perch Gender to Improve Production
A plentiful supply of yellow perch was once available in the US Great Lakes region, but that changed in the 1990s. Populations of this Midwest fish-fry...
Sociality Modulates the Effects of Ethanol in Zebra Fish
New findings published by researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are helping to unravel the complex interplay between...
Inbreeding and Disease in Tropical Shrimp Aquaculture: A Reappraisal and Caution
The disease crisis facing shrimp aquaculture may be propelled, in part, by an interaction between management practices that cause inbreeding, and the amplification...





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