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07 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Lenvik
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 32537 Baltsfjord in Lenvik municipality, Troms county. ...
04 September 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Kent
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) on the north coast of Kent....
03 September 2015
Chesapeake Bay Algal Bloom Among Most Intense in Years
US - Water sampling and aerial photography by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that the algal blooms currently colouring...
Research Claims to Backs Up EU Deeper Trawling Ban
UK - Scottish researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology have evidence in support of a clearly defined depth limit for deep-sea fishing in Europe....
02 September 2015
Hundreds of Fish Killed in Crayfish Plague Outbreak in Ireland
IRELAND - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been discovered in the River Erne in the Cavan region of Ireland....
Norwegian Veterinary Institute Investigate New Fish Vaccines
NORWAY - The Veterinary Institute is involved in a project that aims to create new sustainable vaccines for farmed fish....
01 September 2015
Weekly Overview: New Report Examines UK Angling Vs Commercial Fishing
ANALYSIS - A new report has been published that aims to help the UK seafood industry and policy makers to evaluate and compare the economic importance of sea angling...
Meeting to Address Urgent Action for Bluefin Tuna Conservation
JAPAN - Members of the Northern Committee (NC) of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) are meeting this week in Japan to discuss new conservation...
Alaska Fish Factor: Warm Water Causing Freakish Happenings on West Coast
US - Fish deaths, drought in California, tropical creatures appearing in cold waters – those freakish happenings and more are being blamed on a giant splotch of...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland County
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) outbreak has been discovered at sea site 11248 Bonhammaren in Bø municipality, Nordland county....
31 August 2015
Join TheFishSite for 'Parasites in Focus: Part One' Webinar
GLOBAL - Join TheFishSite and Fish Vet Group's Dr Andy Shinn for the 'Parasites in Focus: Part One' webinar on 29 September 2015....
28 August 2015
Nutriad Opens New USA Plant
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad officially opened its new facility in Hampshire (IL) – USA. The 50,000+ square foot facility includes offices,...
26 August 2015
Chile, Norway Discuss Aquaculture Challenges
CHILE - Chile's Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Raul Súnico and the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, met in Norway with the Minister...
25 August 2015
Weekly Overview: Aqua Nor 2015 Overview
ANALYSIS - Last week TheFishSite was in Trondheim, Norway for the country's biggest aquaculture show - Aqua Nor....
21 August 2015
AQUA NOR 2015: The Future of Norwegian Salmon
NORWAY - During the Aqua Nor 2015 conference in Trondheim, Norway, the Business Region Bergen, NCE Seafood and FFV held a special seminar on the future of Atlantic...
19 August 2015
Swedish Trout Farm Infected with Parasites
SWEDEN - A trout farm in Sweden has discovered a fish infected with Gyrodactylus salaris, which eats the skin of fish....
18 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some...
Weekly Overview: Regulatory Improvements Needed for Sustainable Aquaculture Expansion
ANALYSIS - New research from Nofima has highlighted that although Norwegian aquaculture is ready and eager to expand, there will need to be improvements in public...
14 August 2015
New ISA Outbreak Reported in Aysen region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) has confirmed a new case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus (HPR 3 variant) in the Aysen...
Eliminating the Need for Antibiotics on the Fish Farm
US - Consumers are sensitive to the use of antibiotics in the production of food animals, and fear of residues and antibiotic resistant bacteria in their food supply...
Fish go Deep to Beat the Heat
AUSTRALIA - A James Cook University study shows that some fish retreat into deeper water to escape the heat. This finding throws light on what to expect if predictions...
12 August 2015
Research Ship Investigates Plastics in the Southern Indian Ocean
GLOBAL - The Dr Fridtjof Nansen is plying the waves of the southern Indian Ocean, trawling for trash. Every time the ship's scientific crew threw down special nets,...
RK2 Systems Inc Delivering High Quality Protein Fractionation Equipment
GLOBAL - Established in 1991, RK2 Systems, Inc. has been driven by one goal - to manufacture the highest quality protein fractionation equipment available within...
Halamid® Enters Salmon Season - Get Your Biosecurity Right
GLOBAL - Halamid has long been associated with successful biosecurity for freshwater trout and for young salmon during the ground-based freshwater life stages....
11 August 2015
Weekly Overview: New Legislation to Guide Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Canada
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is to back the expansion of an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable aquaculture industry through the introduction...
07 August 2015
Fish Farmers to Receive Training on Reducing Losses
INDIA - The Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department is keen on providing technical support to fish farmers to help them reduce losses, said Commissioner Ram Shankar...
06 August 2015
New Study Exposes Negative Effects of Climate Change on Antarctic Fish
US - Elevated levels of carbon dioxide and an increase in ocean water temperature has a significant impact on survival and development of the Antarctic dragonfish,...
Plastic Found in a Sixth of Pelagic Fish in Mediterranean
EU - Plastic pollution in the ocean is a growing problem. This study, which is the first to investigate the presence of plastic debris in large pelagic fish in the...
05 August 2015
Researchers Investigate Oyster Pathogens Harming Aquaculture Production
US - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences researchers have been awarded a $394,694 grant to investigate pathogens that cause disease in oysters. Pathogens represent...
04 August 2015
Weekly Overview: Cleaner-Fish Vaccination Project Aims to Increase Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre is co-funding a new research project which aims to develop new fish vaccination techniques for lumpfish and...
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