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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Legumes in Fish Feed – Do they Damage Salmon Health?
NORWAY - Seeds from soya, peas, lupins and other legumes are protein-rich feedstuffs which are given to normal livestock during periods of rapid growth or high egg...
Invasive Asian Paddle Crab Could Spread Devastating Diseases
AUSTRALIA - If you are crabbing over summer in the West Coast Region, the Department of Fisheries is calling for help from fishers in reporting any unusual crabs...
Sernapesca Establishes Zoning Around ISA Outbreak
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture department has established zoning of 5 nautical miles around the fish farm recently confirmed with Infectious Salmon...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Shrimp Farmers Advised Against Cropping in Dry-out Period
INDIA - The Indian Fisheries University has advised shrimp farmers not to take up cropping during the dry-out period starting December. With the completion of harvest...
Government Reviews EMS Contingency Plan with Aquaculture Sector
ECUADOR - Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) met with representatives of the aquaculture sector to review the...
Oysters Affected with Mikrocytos Mimicus in Norfolk
UK - Three Pacific oyster farms have reported an outbreak of Mikrocytos mimicus....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish
US - A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of...
New Species of the Fish Pathogenic Bacterium Edwardsiella Identified
NORWAY - Takele Abayneh Tefera's doctoral research project has uncovered a genetic divergence between the fish pathogen Edwardsiella tarda and Edwardsiella tarda...
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Antimicrobial Resistance: Our Race Against Bacteria
ANALYSIS - Over use of antimicrobial medicines has prompted scientists to ask the question; are we going to lose our life-saving drugs? Michael Priestley reports....
Fatal Shrimp Disease Slows Thai Farm Growth
THAILAND - Thailand's agricultural economy is expected to expand only slightly this year due to dry weather and a fatal shrimp disease....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
ISA Strain HPR 7A Detected on Chilean Fish Farm
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected on a fish farm in Chile....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Weekly Overview: Indian Shrimp Crop Holiday Causes Controversy
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a recent announcement from the Indian Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has ordered a halt to shrimp farming operations...
Export Authority has Right to Protect Shrimp Exports
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) Chairperson Leena Nair has justified the declaration of crop holiday saying the action plan of...
Monday, December 02, 2013
Contingency Plan Prepared to Prevent Early Mortality Syndrome
ECUADOR - The National Fisheries Institute (INP) has drafted a contingency plan to prevent the entry of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) into the country's shrimp...
Friday, November 29, 2013
Indian Shrimp Farmers Ordered to Halt Operations
INDIA - In order to prevent and control the spread of a possible case of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) in Indian shrimp farms and hatcheries, the Marine Products...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Experts Discuss Best Practices in Shrimp Disease Management
INDONESIA - Life Technologies Corporation and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia held a first joint symposium on Southeast Asia Shrimp Disease...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Government Regulates Aquatic Animal Exclusion Systems on Sinaloa Shrimp Farms
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has published a draft standard to regulate the use of Aquatic...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Weekly Overview: Thai Shrimp Sector on Road to Recovery
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Thailand's shrimp sector is on the road to recovery according to analysts from Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), writes Lucy Towers,...
Shrimp Industry on Road to Recovery, say TUF Analysts
THAILAND - At its analyst meeting, Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) management confirmed that the worst is over for the shrimp business that has been affected by...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Figures Reveal Sea Lice Numbers have Exploded in North-west Highlands
SCOTLAND, UK - As the damage being caused to wild salmon and sea trout in Scotland continues, the latest aggregated sea lice data, published by the Scottish Salmon...
Salmon Conservation Organisations Express Concern Over Consultation Plans
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and Salmonid Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (SCNL) have expressed concern that the Province of Newfoundland and...
Thursday, November 21, 2013
World Fisheries Day: Australian Seafood is the 'Best Choice'
AUSTRALIA - If you are going to eat sustainable and healthy seafood, 'Australian is the source of choice'­ was the key message from the Commonwealth Fisheries Association...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ocean Acidification may Increase 170 per cent - Declines in Shellfish Fisheries Expected
GLOBAL - In a major new international report, experts conclude that the acidity of the world’s ocean may increase by around 170 per cent by the end of the century...
Friday, November 15, 2013
New Sea Lice Treatment Available to British Columbia Salmon Farmers
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada has received Health Canada approval for a new sea lice management option for farm-raised salmon....
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Black Gill Disease Blamed for Poor Shrimp Crop
US - Black gill has infected nearly half the shrimp caught in South Carolina since August. Shrimpers are blaming the disease for a poor crop and researchers are...
AGD Hits Norwegian Fish Farms Again this Autumn
NORWAY - This autumn, cases of Ameobic Gill Disease (AGD) have grown on Norwegian fish farms. AGD has been found in more than 50 localities and in many places disease...
Friday, November 08, 2013
Red Sea Bream Iridoviral Disease Reported in Japan
JAPAN - An outbreak of red sea bream iridoviral disease has been reported on a salt water farm in Japan....
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Aquaculture 2013: New Treatment Found for Parasites in Pacific Bluefin Tuna
ANALYSIS Pacific bluefin tuna has one of the fastest growing aquaculture industries due to its high price and strong demand. However, in recent years, farmed juvenile...
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Weekly Overview: Scientists a Step Closer to Discovering Perfect Feed for Wrasse
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers at NIFES, Norway, are a step closer to finding the perfect feed for ballan wrasse, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Fighting EMS Shrimp Disease in Mexico
MEXICO - Cargill's animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, November 12-13, in Ciudad Obregon to explore strategies...
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