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23 August 2016
Research Alliance to Improve Aquaculture and Livestock Breeding
UK - The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal production....
19 August 2016
Global Warming's Saltier Beaches Have Implications for Mussels, Crabs
US - Batches of sand from a beach on the Delaware Bay are yielding insights into the powerful impact of temperature rise and evaporation along the shore that are...
Chile Encourages Zero Antibiotic, Antiparasitic Use with New Certification
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has launched a new certification for marine fish farms that prove their status as free from the use of...
18 August 2016
New Study to Improve Breeding, Health in Sole Aquaculture
SPAIN - A new research project has been launched which focuses on improving breeding and disease control in the cultivation of sole from aquaculture....
17 August 2016
Crude Oil Found to Causes Deformities in Haddock
NORWAY - An international research team has found that even brief exposure of Atlantic haddock eggs to low concentrations of dispersed crude oil can cause severe...
12 August 2016
Florida's West Coast Expected to be Free of Major Red Tides
US - Research conducted by the University of South Florida College of Marine Science and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission suggests conditions...
10 August 2016
Researchers Identify Reliable Method for Measuring Stress in Salmon
NORWAY - Norwegian researchers have discovered a simple and reliable method for measuring stress in salmon....
Why are New England's Wild Blue Mussels Disappearing?
US - A study led by University of California, Irvine ecologists has found that wild blue mussels are disappearing from the Gulf of Maine coastline where they once...
09 August 2016
Leading Mycotoxin Experts Map the Current, Future Scientific Landscape
GLOBAL - While several highly publicized incidents related to mycotoxins in food and feed have attracted worldwide media attention in recent years, including the...
08 August 2016
New Fish Virus Identified in Wisconsin
US - A new fish virus has been found in Pine Lake in Wisconsin's Forest County....
05 August 2016
Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
Authorities Failing to Address Toxic Issue with Poultry Litter as Fish Feed
INDIA - Highly putrefied poultry litter being used as feed in fish tanks in Andhra Pradesh is generating a toxic biocycle....
04 August 2016
Fishermen Share Tips on Reducing Ghost Gear
UK - A new short film featuring fishermen in Wales, working as part of the Pembrokeshire Sustainable Shellfish Initiative, shares top tips on how fishermen can reduce...
02 August 2016
In Situ Cleaning: Clean Nets – What About the Fish?
NORWAY - Since the use of cleaner fish became widespread in salmon farming, in situ cleaning has become a more common method of biofouling management. In situ cleaning...
Oil Pollution a Threat to Haddock
NORWAY - Haddock is an important fish species that has its most important spawning ground in and around Norway’s northern Lofoten archipelago, where oil production...
Kenyan Trout Farm Confirms Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Outbreak
KENYA - An outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis has been reported on a Kenyan rainbow trout farm....
01 August 2016
Catfish Vaccine Reports Receives Major Honour
US - Mississippi State researchers with the Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center at MSU’s Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville are receiving...
29 July 2016
Countries Asked to Cut Use of Last-Resort Antibiotic in Animals
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that colistin-containing medicines should only be used as a second line treatment in animals and sale should...
28 July 2016
New Study to Develop Tool for Safe Movement of Salmon to Seawater
UK - An innovative new test for seawater readiness, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), could boost Scottish exports – both of farmed...
Oyster Disease Outbreaks Reported in Croatia
CROATIA - Outbreaks of bonamia exitiosa has been reported on a saltwater oyster farm in Medulinski and Malostonski, Croatia. ...
27 July 2016
Study Shows Impact of Ocean Acidification on Reproductive Behavior in Fish
ITALY - Ocean acidification could have a major impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish living in affected waters, a new study shows. Research conducted close...
26 July 2016
Lumpfish: Cleaning Up Sea Lice in Salmon Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites that have become an increasing concern for salmon aquaculture, costing global salmon farming more than $500 million...
Molecular Biology Paves the Way for Gut Health Innovation in Livestock Sciences
GLOBAL - Several narrow, advanced fields of study that examine the cellular metabolism of living organisms are setting the foundations for genuine innovation relating...
21 July 2016
Increased Temperatures, Poor Timed Management Lead to Sea Lice Epidemic
CANADA - A University of Toronto-led study has found that a combination of high ocean temperatures and poorly timed parasite management likely led to an epidemic...
19 July 2016
Could Freshwater Crustaceans Curb Algal Blooms?
EU - A new EU funded study is investigating how freshwater crustaceans can reduce numbers of harmful cyanobacteria algae blooms....
Scotland’s First Thermolicer to Help Combat Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of an on-going initiative to develop and use natural solutions to control sea lice, Scottish Sea Farms has invested over £4 million in purchasing...
New Seabass Nodavirus Vaccine Begins Commercial Field Trials
UK - Commercial field trials are now underway for a new generation aquaculture vaccine from Benchmark....
Oman Developing Herbal Antibiotics for Aquaculture
OMAN - Moving away from the use of antibiotics in aquaculture, the Oman Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) is developing herbal antibiotics to treat diseases...
Weekly Overview: US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
GLOBAL - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
15 July 2016
Interest Grows in New Salmon Lice-Zapping Laser
NORWAY - Sea lice has been the biggest issue facing the salmon farming sector for some time, but a Norwegian technology firm has come up with a way to get rid of...
 
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