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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...
Patenting Genetic Material in Aquaculture: A Red Herring or an Emerging Issue to Tackle?
Aquaculture farmers and breeders need legal certainty about how the increasing number of patents over aquatic genetic material can affect their breeding...
Genetic Improvements to Fish Stocks through Selective Breeding
A major European-wide research project is making strong inroads into developing new breeding programmes to improve the stock of six important aquaculture...
Genetic and Non-Genetic Effects for Harvest Weight in the GIFT Nile Tilapia
The main objective of this study by Hooi Ling Khaw et al, Wageningen University, Netherlands, is to quantify the genetic and non-genetic indirect effects...
Farm of the Future: Rearing Bluefin the New Way - Part Two
This article is the second in a two-part series about Japan's Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory. The first article looked at the history of the facility...
Farm of the Future: Rearing Bluefin the New Way
The Fisheries Laboratory of Kinki University in Japan has found a possible way to address the problem of declining tuna stocks by cultivating completely...
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...
How to Farm Sole
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming sole (S. solea, S. senegalensis)....





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