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09 December 2016
High Levels of Shell Disease Detected in Bunbury Harbour Crabs
AUSTRALIA - Tests on crabs in the Bunbury area have revealed higher than normal levels of a shell disease....
08 December 2016
Study Finds Salmon Migration Affected by Fear
SWEDEN - What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University in...
European Researchers Tackle Parasitic Diseases in Aquaculture
EU - A new European Union funded research project is addressing the challenges of disease prevention and management to protect the sustainability and competitiveness...
Axcentive Present at the US AADAP Workshop
US - The Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP) is a program set up by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in the 90’s when the US FDA started to regulate...
07 December 2016
Weekly Overview: Simple Test Developed to Detect Pancreas Disease Causing Virus
GLOBAL - Scientists from the University of Glasgow, UK, working with major companies in the aquaculture industry, have discovered a ‘simple test’ can be used...
06 December 2016
Everglades Foundation Starts 4-year $10-million Prize for Algae Bloom Solution Search
US - In a bold effort to find a solution to one of the world's most challenging environmental problems, The Everglades Foundation will officially kick off its four-year,...
Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
Researchers Launch Artificial Salmon Gut Project
UK - Scientists and industry leaders are embarking on a new project to build an artificial salmon gut with a view to better understanding fish digestion. This important...
02 December 2016
White Spot Detected on Queensland Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - ​​​White spot disease, a highly contagious viral disease of prawns, has been detected on a prawn farm in Logan River, south of Brisbane....
New Responsible Aquaculture Foundation Courses Address Water Quality
GLOBAL - The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation has launched two new online courses for aquaculturists: Total Suspended Solids Management in Aquaculture and pH Management...
Top Tips for Keeping Predators Away from Farmed Fish
GLOBAL - Aquaculture offers many advantages for people. We don’t have to go out and hunt for seafood, and we can produce big animals in large quantities. However,...
01 December 2016
New Diagnostic Test Invented to Detect Virus Causing Pancreas Disease in Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Scientists from the University of Glasgow, working with major companies in the aquaculture industry BioMar Ltd and Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd,...
30 November 2016
Scientists Identify Viruses Causing Lymphocystis in Fish
SPAIN - Lymphocystis is an infectious disease of fish which causes significant economic losses in aquaculture. A study, which involved the Autonomous University...
29 November 2016
New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
JAPAN - Hiroshima University scientists have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island of Okinawa, Japan....
Weekly Overview: New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
ANALYSIS - Scientists at Hiroshima University in Japan have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island...
22 November 2016
Further Reduction in Antimicrobial Use on Danish Fish Farms
DENMARK - Antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease in 2015, mainly due to a reduction in pigs. By contrast, serious outbreaks of disease...
21 November 2016
Romanian Trout Farm Reports Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia
ROMANIA - An outbreak of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia on a Romanian trout farm has been reported to the OIE....
New Study Uses eDNA in Seawater to Reveal Status of Deepwater Fish
DENMARK - Environmental DNA in seawater samples may provide accurate information about deepwater fish populations, according to a new study by Philip Francis Thomsen...
17 November 2016
Canada First to Try Out Nofima's Sea Urchin Feed
NORWAY - Through a joint venture with Innovation Norway and Urchinomics, Nofima's new sea urchin feed is going to be tested in Canada, following an agreement signed...
16 November 2016
Investors Take Action to Manage Antibiotic Overuse Risk in Farming
GLOBAL - To mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week a new investor briefing has been released highlighting the risks to global investors from the systematic overuse...
15 November 2016
Scarce Freshwater Fish Pose Danger in India
INDIA - Alarm bells have started ringing in India. Migratory fish like the Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha), which travel long distances inland through major rivers in East...
11 November 2016
Mercury Levels in Fish Drop as Industrial Emissions Go Down
US - A new study has found that as industries cut down on their mercury emissions, the mercury concentrations in some fish drop too....
03 November 2016
Algae Toxins Found in San Francisco Bay Shellfish
US - A new study has shown that toxins from freshwater algal blooms, a growing problem in lakes and rivers worldwide, can also contaminate coastal waters and marine...
Accurately Measure Your Farm’s Performance with Infrared Technology
GLOBAL - The innovative use of infrared technology is now helping fish farmers improve their feed efficiency whilst optimising the production of their fish. The...
01 November 2016
Disease Threatening Kerala Aquaculture Production
INDIA - Recurring epizootics and the emergence of new aquatic animal diseases are increasingly threatening aquaculture production in the state of Kerala, said K...
31 October 2016
New Approaches to Sea Lice Control Receive £1.76m Boost
UK - The drive to reduce sea lice and increase harvests of Scottish salmon has received a £1.76m boost, following a successful application to the European Maritime...
28 October 2016
Some Proposed EU 2017 Fishing Quotas "Still Not Sustainable"
EU - The EU's Commission has proposed catch volumes for healthy and sustainable fish stocks in preparation for the December Fisheries Council, where Member States...
Predicting Algal Blooms to Protect Aquaculture Farms
GLOBAL - Algal blooms are causing millions of dollars, pounds and euros in damage to salmon and shellfish farms around the world every year, writes Chris Harris....
25 October 2016
Fish Farms May Hold Key to Studying Adaption of Fish to Climate Change
UK - Climate change is disrupting the sensory systems of fish and can even make them swim towards predators, instead of away from them, a paper by marine biologists...
Could Biorefinery By-Products Be a New Feed Source for Farmed Juvenile Oysters?
UK - Hatchery production of bivalves requires unicellular algae-based feed. Producing the algae for feed can be costly, labour intensive, and tricky. In the future,...
 
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