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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Herbicide Runoff Reduced to Great Barrier Reef
AUSTRALIA - An innovative new approach to sugarcane plantation weed management trialled in select Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments has shown a 90 per cent reduction...
OIE: Crayfish Plague Reported on Norwegian Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of crayfish plague in the Nord-Trondelag area has been reported to the OIE....
Benchmark Holdings Takes Over Ardtoe Marine Research Facility
SCOTLAND, UK - Benchmark Holdings Ltd has added to its sustainable aquaculture division with the purchase of the Ardtoe marine research facility in Scotland. The...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Fishermen Warned of Harmful Algal Bloom
AUSTRALIA - A toxic algal bloom, produces diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxins, has been detected in the waters of Ballina Beach....
Next-gen Gene Sequencing to Identify Invasive Carp in Chicago Waterways
US - A project to map the microbes present in the digestive systems of fish species holds promise for monitoring the presence of Asian carp in Chicago area waterways...
Monday, October 21, 2013
Fish Welfare/Transportation Scholarships Open
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is calling for applications for its 2014 Dorothy Sidley Memorial Scholarships. ...
Friday, October 18, 2013
Ag Farmers Trained on Creating Fish Friendly Habitat
IRELAND - A new Teagasc and Inland Fisheries Ireland joint initiative to establish best practice in the Management of Watercourses was launched at the National Ploughing...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Interaction Between Sea Lice and Salmon Skin to be Investigated
GLOBAL - A PhD candidate from Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) is to study the interaction between sea lice and salmon skin. Rebecca Heavyside’s research...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Norwegian-Russian Cod Quota Decreases for 2014
NORWAY - The Norwegian-Russian cod quota for 2014 has been set at 993,000 tonnes, a slight decrease from 2013....
Monday, October 14, 2013
Changes to UK Offical Veterinarian Training, Appointment and Assurance
UK - Private Veterinary Surgeons appointed as Official Veterinarians (OVs) are a vital part of the GB veterinary service undertaking statutory work on behalf of...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Study Sheds New Light on How Some Fish Adapt to Saltwater
US - Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests. New work at the University...
GOAL Conference 2013: Is Chile's Aquaculture Sector in Control of ISA?
FRANCE - After recovering from the devastating Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA)outbreaks in 2007-2010, the new outbreaks of ISA this year have questioned Chile's...
GOAL Conference 2013: EMS Causing Shrimp Aquaculture Market Shifts
FRANCE - Knowledge about Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has come a long way since the first outbreak in China in 2009. Now that the bacteria causing the disease...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
AquaBioTech, PHARMAQ Agree on Clinical Research Contract
MALTA - The AquaBioTech Group has signed a three-year contract with a three-year option for extension for clinical research with PHARMAQ AS from Norway. ...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Norwegian Cod Fishery Protected from the Threat of Oil
NORWAY - The new government of Norway has committed to protecting valuable areas of the ocean from being impacted by petroleum activities, putting the value of nature...
Government Supports Advanced Halibut Tagging Project
CANADA - The Fish Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW) is partnering with the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at the Marine Institute to use advanced technology...
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Medicines Alliance Appoints New Chairman
UK - Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) has announced the appointment of Gwyn Jones as its new Chairman....
Monday, October 07, 2013
Control of Longline Fishing Needed to Save Turtles say Researchers
COSTA RICA - The second-most-common catch on Costa Rica’s longline fisheries in the last decade was not a commercial fish species. It was olive ridley sea turtles....
Warmer Oceans Could Raise Mercury Levels in Fish
GLOBAL - Rising ocean surface temperatures caused by climate change could make fish accumulate more mercury, increasing the health risk to people who eat seafood,...
Friday, October 04, 2013
Secondary Fisheries Radiation Testing Needed to Restore Trust
JAPAN - South Korea is urging Japan to cooperate on radiation issues for fisheries exports....
UK Analysis Finds Negligible Residues
UK - Out of more than 31,000 samples and more than 34,000 analytical tests for residues in meat and fish products taken in the UK last year, just five incidents...
Aquaculture and Fishermen to Benefit from New Harmful Algal Bloom Warning System
UK - A forecasting system to warn of impending harmful algal blooms has won this year’s most beneficial Earth-monitoring service for European citizens....
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Whisky Feed a Boost to Sustainable Salmon Aquaculture
UK - The whisky and salmon industries in Scotland are about to embark on an innovative new partnership which will convert co-products from whisky production into...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
New Research Can Help Predict Fish Mortality in ISA Outbreaks
CHILE - New research could provide important insight into how to predict salmon mortality in Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) outbreaks....
Precision Seafood Harvesting Technology Allows More Sustainable Fishing
NEW ZEALAND - The new technology known as ‘Precision Seafood Harvesting’ does away with traditional trawl nets and, instead, sees fish contained and swimming...
Dietary Supplements May Create Healthier Farmed Salmon
NORWAY - Farmed salmon can become leaner and probably healthier when supplements are added to their feed, according to a recent NIFES study....
Monday, September 30, 2013
Fishing Off Fukushima Coast Resumes in Japan
JAPAN - Trial fishing operations have begun off Japan's Fukushima coast after radiations tests gave the all clear....
Agricultural Anabolic Steroids Found to Regenerate in Aquatic Ecosystems
US - New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters following research that shows a newly found reversion...
Friday, September 27, 2013
Aquaculture Facilities Damaged After Hurricanes Hit Mexico
MEXICO - Around 381 aquaculture facilities in Mexico have been damaged after hurricane Manuel and hurricane Ingrid hit the Mexican state Sinaloa. ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
New FAO Report Suggests Renaming Devastating Shrimp Disease
GLOBAL - The FAO has released a new report on the emerging shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Syndrome...
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