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08 May 2015
New Models Help Scallop Fisheries Adapt to Climate Change
US - Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and other organisations have developed a model to help regulators improve the resilience of US scallop...
06 May 2015
Sockeye Salmon with Sea Lice Eat Less, says New Study
US - Sockeye salmon highly infected with sea lice are much less successful at consuming food than lightly infected fish, according to new research from Simon Fraser...
05 May 2015
Perkinsus Olseni Outbreak Reported in Australian Oysters
AUSTRALIA - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been reported on an Australian oyster farm....
30 April 2015
Competition Looks for Best pH Sensor for Measuring Ocean Acidification
GLOBAL - The Five finalist teams competing for the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology that will accurately...
Investigation of Nova Scotia Winter Fish Kill Completed
CANADA - A Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff investigation of aquaculture sites affected by a salmon and trout fish kill earlier this year has concluded...
Mexican Fishery Sustainability Assessed
US - Researchers have put social-ecological systems theory into practice in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, allowing them to assess the sustainability...
29 April 2015
Fishing Altering Coral Reef Fish Population Structure
AUSTRALIA - Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, according to new research from the ARC Centre of...
28 April 2015
Halamid® Makes Waves at VIV Asia
THAILAND - Returning from their third successful year exhibiting the Halamid® brand at VIV Asia (March, in Bangkok Thailand), France-based Axcentive sarl has every...
SalmonChile Reports Salmon and Trout Losses from Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - The eruption of the Calbuco volcano is estimated to have caused the loss of Atlantic and Coho salmon brood stock and Atlantic salmon and trout smolt and...
Diabetes Drugs Found to Cause Fish Intersex
US - A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish....
Weekly Overview: Volcanic Eruption Causes Big Fish Kill in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, millions of farmed fish are thought to have been killed due to the recent eruptions of Calbuco volcano, close to Puerto Montt, Chile,...
Marine Harvest Reports Losses From Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - Following the eruption of Calbuco volcano in Chile, Marine Harvest has reported that it has suffered fish losses but that all its staff are safe and well....
27 April 2015
Volcanic Eruption Prompts Movement of 11.5 Million Farmed Fish
CHILE - Following the eruption of Calbuco volcano on Wednesday 22 April, the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) has approved the movement of...
Scientists Find Toxic Oil Compounds Damage Fish Hearts
US - Oil can cause abnormalities in the still-developing hearts of fish embryos and larvae, according to scientists who have been studying the effects of the Deepwater...
24 April 2015
Access to Chile Aquaculture Antibiotic Use Denied
CHILE - Oceana has reported that the Transparency Council has decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed...
Chilean Salmon Aquaculture Health Improving
CHILE - According to the national director of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture, José Miguel Burgos, 2014 has been a good year for farmed salmon health, noting...
New Method to Detects Harmful Oyster Disease
US - A new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish has been discovered...
23 April 2015
New ISA Outbreak Suspected in Halsa
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 10224 Korsneset in Halsa municipality, Møre og Romsdal county....
16 April 2015
More than Meets the Eye when Diagnosing Animal Health Problems
US - Every day, veterinarians and producers use diagnostic tests as a tool to maintain animal health. ...
Win a Training Session with Fish Vet Group Through Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - Aquaculture and seafood businesses from around the world are being encouraged to enter the Fish 2.0 competition that connects sustainable fisheries and...
14 April 2015
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) has now been confirmed in Hadsel, Nordland, after it was suspected on 20 March 2015....
Weekly Overview: Contagious Tumor Cells Found to Cause Spread of Clam Leukemia
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, outbreaks of leukemia that have devastated some populations of soft-shell clams along the east coast of North America for decades...
13 April 2015
Fish Numbers Diagnose Coral Reef Health
AUSTRALIA - The number of fish living on coral reefs can be used as a test of reef health to inform sustainable fishing decisions, according to new research from...
10 April 2015
Prawn Productivity Improved When Grown With Worms
AUSTRALIA - Growing prawns and worms in the same integrated system can lead to improved productivity and waste management, recent results from a Queensland Department...
New Research Finds Clam Cancer Spreads by Cloning
US - Cancerous tumour cells can spread from one clam to another, causing a disease that has devastated soft-shell clam populations along the east coast of North...
Fish Follow Edges of Erratic Dead Zones in Great Lakes
US - Dead zones caused by oxygen depletion can be extremely variable and fast-moving in Lake Erie, but fish tend to cluster around the zone edges, according to new...
09 April 2015
Early Warning System Designed for Freshwater Harmful Algae Blooms
US - NOAA has joined forces with NASA, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and US Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean biology...
08 April 2015
New Hatchery to Selectively Breed NZ Mussels
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to a new hatchery and lab facility opening where Greenshell™ Mussels can be selectively...
07 April 2015
Weekly Overview: US Reveals Plan to Combat, Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the US National Action Plan for Combatting Antibiotic Bacteria has set out two main targets that will help the country tackle antibiotic...
02 April 2015
Confusion Increasing over Medicines in Farmed Animals
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster and that antibiotics used in livestock make...
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