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The Impact of Costal Acidification to the Aquaculture Industry
The aquaculture industry is undergoing a significant change, and one that presents a tough challenge to overcome. In Canada, fisheries along the west coast...
Engineering or Food? Mechanisms of Facilitation by a Habitat-Forming Invasive Seaweed
Nonnative species that form novel habitats strongly affect ecosystem processes. The effects of these ecosystem engineers can be both positive and negative...
The Noisy World of Mud Crabs
Fish are not silent crea­tures. Just like the ter­res­trial world, there’s a ver­i­table sym­phony of sound echoing under the sea. ...
Diets for Pond-Raised Red Claw Crayfish
Red claw crayfish have numerous attributes that make the species a good choice for aquaculture, including flexibility in feeding that may allow expensive...
Spiny Lobster Farming in Viet Nam and the Role of Probiotics During Production
Among the seven spiny lobster species found in the waters off Vietnam, Panulirus ornatus, P. homarus and P. polyphagus have been selected for farming because...
Soft Shell Crab Shedding Systems
This factsheet by the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC) gives information on soft shell crab shedding systems....
Lobster, Cod Benefit from Small-scale Northern Marine Protected Areas
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly implemented as tools to conserve and manage fisheries and target species. Because there are opportunity...
Epizootic Shell Disease in American Lobsters in Southern New England: Past, Present and Future
The emergence of epizootic shell disease in American lobsters Homarus americanus in the southern New England area, USA, has presented many new challenges...





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