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Thursday, June 19, 2014
New Research Finds Fish Have Good Memories and Can Feel Pain
AUSTRALIA - Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain? That we do not have to worry much about how they are cared for or caught? Think again,...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
Marine Harvest Canada Evidence Confirms Healthy Fish
CANADA - From June 9 to 13, 2014, Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) provided the Federal Court of Canada with information resulting from significant new research confirming...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
FAO to Help Mexico Strengthen Shrimp Farming Sector
MEXICO - The director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, has expressed support for the actions being...
Swimming Performance of Mahi-mahi Impaired by Deepwater Horizon Oil
US - A new study led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists showed up to a 37 per cent decrease in overall swimming...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Forest Run Off Creates Larger, Stronger Fish
UK - Debris from forests that washes into freshwater lakes supplements the diets of microscopic zooplankton and the fish that feed off them – creating larger and...
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Research Finds Crayfish Feel Anxiety
FRANCE - A new study of crayfish has shown that the arthropods can get anxious when they are exposed to prolonged stress. But, the arthropods also can be calmed...
New Opinion Published on Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing. This considers the welfare of farmed...
Coho Salmon Benefit From Dining on the Remains of their Cousins
CANADA - Newly published research co-authored by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation shows juvenile coho salmon benefit...
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
Scientists Find Mosquito Control Pesticide Low Risk to Juvenile Oysters, Hard Clams
US - Four of the most common mosquito pesticides used along the east and Gulf coasts show little risk to juvenile hard clams and oysters, according to a NOAA study....
Researchers Investigate Special Diet that Promotes Abalone Survival
AUSTRALIA - South Australian researchers are investigating dietary additives to reduce the effects of higher summer water temperatures and improve survival rates...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Fish Vet Disinfectant Product Added to Defra Aquatic Disinfectant Listing Scheme
UK - Disinfectant product Virasure® Aquatic, manufactured by Fish Vet Group, has been added to the Defra Aquaculture Disinfectant Listing Scheme....
Few Farmed Fish Found to be Infecting Wild Salmonids in 2013
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute and the Institute of Marine Research report that wild fish monitoring in 2013 concluded that there are few discoveries...
Monday, June 09, 2014
OIE Recognises US Centre for Biological Threat Reduction
US - The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) has been recognised as a collaborating centre in the specialty of biological threat reduction for the World...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Feed Amino Acids Market is Flourishing
GLOBAL - The feed amino acids market is flourishing due to its increased use for enhancing animal growth. ...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Aquaculture Must Improve or Die, say Experts
NORWAY - Norway’s aquaculture sector has been a world leader for innovation. But much more research is needed to avoid stagnation, according to research by two...
Iron, Steel in Hatcheries May Distort Magnetic 'Map Sense' of Steelhead Trout
US - Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout by altering...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
India’s First Aquaculture Lab Accredited by NABL
INDIA - Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has becomes...
Increasing Production of Farmed Cleaner Fish
NORWAY - Production of cleaner fish is the new industry in the farming of other marine fish species. It is primarily the production of lumpfish which dominates (95...
Research Investigates How Saprolegnia Attacks Fish Immune Systems
SCOTLAND - Research being carried out at the Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre at Aberdeen University could help to shed light on how to prevent fish from...
Using Mussels to Protect Salmon against Amoebic Gill Disease
UK - The use of shellfish and seaweed to consume waste produced by fish farms, particularly in farms attached to other ocean structures is being researched as a...
Salmon Eggs More Resistant to Sea Lice to Become Available
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice will be made available for sale later this year by leading aquaculture firm Landcatch in a major...
New Biomin Website Offers Fresh User Experience, Optimised for Mobility
GLOBAL - In an age of increased user mobility, the new BIOMIN website presents a fresh look with ease of navigation on all technology platforms—desktop and laptop...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Weekly Overview: Researchers Discover Sustainable Fish Feed from Invasive Carp
GLOBAL - In this week's news, research by Southern Illinois University (SIU), US, has discovered that combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian...
New Study Finds Fish More Inclined to Crash than Bees
SWEDEN - Swimming fish do not appear to use their collision warning system in the same way as flying insects, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden...
Bacterium Causing US Catfish Deaths has Asian Roots
US - A bacterium causing an epidemic among catfish farms in the southeastern United States is closely related to organisms found in diseased grass carp in China,...
Monday, June 02, 2014
New Guidelines on Animal Health, Welfare, Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - New international standards and guidelines on animal health were agreed at the World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris,...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Soybean-Asian Carp Feed Blend More Sustainable for the Aquaculture Industry
US - Combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian carp produces a more nutritious, sustainable and economical option for feeding some farm-raised...
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