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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...
EU Authorisation for Mycofix Secure and Biomin BBSH 797
AUSTRIA - Biomin announces the authorisation of two Biomin products as 'substances for reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins'....
Monday, November 04, 2013
ISA Outbreak Reported on Norwegian Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia has been reported on a salmon farm in Gulen, Norway....
Scientists a Step Closer to the Perfect Feed for Wrasse
NORWAY - The ballan wrasse (Labrus berggylta) is a member of the Labridae family that is used to combat sea lice and scientists are now closing in on what the wrasse's...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Herpesvirus Outbreak Reported on Spanish Oyster Farm
SPAIN - An outbreak of herpesvirus OsHV-1 has been reported on a Spanish oyster farm....
Tagging Aquatic Animals can Disrupt Natural Behavior
US and CANADA - American and Canadian researchers have for the first time quantified the energy cost to aquatic animals when they carry satellite tags, video cameras...
Government Response Missing a Year After Sockeye Salmon Inquiry Report
CANADA - It has been a year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26 million inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River....
Thursday, October 31, 2013
For Fish and Rice to Thrive in Yolo Bypass, 'Just Add Water'
US - From a fish-eye view, rice fields in California's Yolo Bypass provide an all-you-can-eat bug buffet for juvenile salmon seeking nourishment on their journey...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Surface Water a Key Factor in Transmission of Pancreas Disease in Salmon
NORWAY - Anne Stene's PhD thesis explains how environmental factors affect the outbreak and transmission of pancreas disease (PD) in farmed salmon. Both infected...
Oyster Herpesvirus Outbreak Reported in Dorset
UK - An oyster herpesvirus (OsHV-1 µvar) outbreak was confirmed in juvenile Pacific oysters at a farm in Poole Harbour, Dorset on 24 October 2013....
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Reduction in Veterinary Antibiotic Use in EU
EU - The European Medicines Agency has published its latest report on sales of veterinary antimicrobials in 25 countries in 2011. Nineteen of the 20 countries that...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Nutrient Enrichment and Climate Change Making Algal Blooms more Toxic
GLOBAL - Nutrient enrichment and climate change are posing yet another concern of growing importance: an apparent increase in the toxicity of some algal blooms in...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Positive Outlook for Viet Nam's Whiteleg Shrimp Exports
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s whiteleg shrimp production and exports in 2013 are hoped to be speeded up thanks to global market’s high demand for cheap and small shrimp...
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....
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