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01 April 2016
Sea Cucumbers Raise Red Flags for Threatened Global Fisheries
US - Holothuria edulis, a type of slow-moving sea cucumber about the size of a classroom ruler, boasts an important ocean role despite its uncanny resemblance to...
31 March 2016
Salmon are Less Aggressive in Darker Coloured Tanks
CANADA - Coho salmon may be four times less aggressive in tanks with darker backgrounds than in tanks with light backgrounds, according to a study Leigh Gaffney...
Final Balance: Almost 40,000 tons of Dead Salmon Removed from Chilean Farms
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has announced that 25 million fish, equivalent to 39,942 tons of dead biomass, was the final balance...
30 March 2016
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Reported on Croatian Trout Farm
CROATIA - An outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis has been reported on a rainbow trout farm in Croatia....
29 March 2016
Weekly Overview: Improving the Standard of Asia's Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Despite the fast growth of aquaculture in Asia, there are still sustainable and technological advances that need to be made....
India's Aquaculture Exports Expected to Fall
INDIA - Aquaculture exports in the country are likely to fall by 10 to 15 per cent during this fiscal due to prevalence of diseases and adverse climatic condition,...
23 March 2016
Over 32 Thousand Tons of Dead Salmon Already Removed in Chile Disaster
CHILE - Disposal efforts have been continuing in Chile after millions of farmed salmon died due to a harmful algal bloom in the region of Los Lagos....
21 March 2016
New Model Developed for Vaccine Trials in Tilapia
NORWAY - Researchers at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) have recently developed a new model for vaccine trials in tilapia....
15 March 2016
Weekly Overview: US Aquaculture Health Standards Pilot Shows Economic Benefits
ANALYSIS - A new project by the US National Aquaculture Association alongside USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS Veterinary Services) has...
Improving US Aquaculture Health through Programme Standards
US - Having healthy fish is at the core of a successful aquaculture operation. With this in mind, the National Aquaculture Association (NAA) alongside USDA’s Animal...
14 March 2016
MSD Animal Health Hosts Fish Health Workshops
UK - The team from MSD Animal Health, the market leader in aquaculture welfare, hosted three events across Scotland, to share results of its latest fish health monitoring...
Chilean Authorities Report 72% of Dead Salmon Now Removed
CHILE - Around 72 per cent of the farmed salmon which has died in Chile due to Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) has now been removed....
09 March 2016
Oestrogen in Birth Control Pills has Negative Impact on Fish
SWEDEN - A new doctoral thesis from Lund University in Sweden shows that hormones found in birth control pills alter the genes in fish, which can cause changes in...
Fish Populations Revealed Through Seawater Analysis
JAPAN - A Japanese research group has shown that measuring quantities of fish DNA in seawater can reveal how many fish inhabit that environment....
08 March 2016
Weekly Overview: HAB's Cause Huge Salmon Losses in Chile
ANALYSIS - Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB's) in southern Chile have so far caused the deaths of millions of salmon....
07 March 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: The Future of Fish Nutrition
US - The development of fish nutrition has come a long way over the last few years but more research needs to be conducted into trace element nutrition, the use...
04 March 2016
MSD Animal Health Highlights Commitment to Sustainable Salmon Farming at 2016 North Atlantic Seafood Forum
NORWAY - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has renewed its commitment to sustaining salmon farming through participation...
Parasites Help Brine Shrimp Cope with Arsenic Habitat Contamination
SPAIN - Artemia (also commonly known as 'sea monkey') is famous for being able to live in extreme environments and has become a model organism used to test the toxicity...
Bacterial Disease is Leading Cause of Mortality in Lumpfish
NORWAY - A new study by the Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry Research Fund (FHF) has identified atypical furunculosis as the "worst offender" of bacterial diseases...
03 March 2016
Harmful Algal Bloom Kills Millions of Salmon in Chile
CHILE - Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in southern Chile have so far caused the deaths of millions of salmon....
01 March 2016
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Reported on Slovakian Trout Farm
SLOVAKIA - An outbreak of Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) has been reported on a Slovakian rainbow trout farm....
Study Reveals How Fish Control Microbes Through Their Gills
US - In an effort to improve vaccines that keep farmed fish healthy, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are interested in...
24 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Aquaculture to Meet Future Demand for Seafood
US - Future growth to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population must come from aquaculture, explained Dr James Anderson, University of Florida, whilst giving...
23 February 2016
Fish Embryos Exposed to Herbicide Pass on Health Problems to Offspring
US - Atrazine exposure during embryonic development could cause later reproductive problems for female zebrafish, as well as physical deformations in their offspring,...
19 February 2016
Nofima Investigates How Microplastics Affect Cod Food Chain
NORWAY - A four year research project led by Nofima has been established to investigate how microplastic particles absorb environmental contaminants and how they...
18 February 2016
Unique Effects of Inulin on Fish Health
GLOBAL - One of the biggest challenges in the world is feeding the growing population in a sustainable way. With aquaculture playing a more prominent role in the...
17 February 2016
Antibiotic Resistance Solution Needed for Food Security
GLOBAL - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security,...
Life Made Easy with Jefo Feed Additives
GLOBAL - Jefo is a global leader in the field of non-medicated performance feed additives. Founded in Canada in 1982 by Jean Fontaine, B.Sc., agr., Jefo has grown...
Nutriad Supplying Aquaculture Feed Additives
GLOBAL - Understanding species-specific problems is the starting point of true innovation in aquaculture where a wide variety of species are farmed. That’s exactly...
12 February 2016
Busting Myths and Misunderstandings Over Antibiotic Resistance and Regulations
ANALYSIS - Concrete proposals under the review of the European regulations for the use of veterinary medicines are expected to come into effect by the end of 2018...
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