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Tuesday, March 04, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Marine Harvest Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a Marine Harvest farm in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna, Nordland....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Policy Makers Worry About Increasing Acidity of Pacific Ocean
US - Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, US policy makers are quibbling over climate issues as bivalves dissolve in an increasingly corrosive Pacific Ocean....
Scallop Research Generates Micro-algae Test
FRANCE - French fishermen land between 25,000 and 30,000 tonnes of scallops in a six-month autumn and winter campaign. While this catch is worth €40 million at...
EPA to Protect World's Largest Wild Salmon Fishery from Pebble Mine
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency is invoking its Clean Water Act authority to assess permanently prohibiting or restricting mine waste disposal into Alaska’s...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Argentina Explores Low Cost Fish Feed
ARGENTINA - A new project is evaluating the quality of fish feed made from trout offal and vegetable meals, in order to provide a low-cost feed....
Mass Scallop Deaths Blamed on Acidic Water
CANADA - Millions of scallops farmed by Island Scallops have died near Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, due to the increasing acidity of the ocean. ...
New Aquatic Research Centers to Boost Industry
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) has opened eight new research centres aimed at finding solutions to the issues plaguing the...
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected on a farm in the locality Hjellberget 10808, Kvænangen, Troms. ...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Tyson Showcases Sustainable Poultry Meals for Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Tyson Animal Nutrition Group is now offering sustainable and fully traceable proteins for use in aquaculture. Jeannie Ozlanski, Associate Product Manager...
New Crayfish Plague Detection Techniques Being Tested
EU - Crayfish plague is currently devastating native European populations. However, while the disease is commonly diagnosed on the basis of diseased animals, free-living...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
US - New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes...
Environmental Forecasts Used to Recover Abalone Fishing
MEXICO - Between 2007 and 2011 off the coast of Mexico, high mortality of pink abalone (Haliotis corrugata) and green abalone (Haliotis fulgens) was reported. To...
World Nutrition Forum Explores Sustainability in Munich
GERMANY - A premier platform for inspiring ideas and exchanging knowledge, the World Nutrition Forum 2014, sponsored by Biomin, looks set to kick-start another dynamic...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Discovered in Norway
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Norwegian Veterinary Institute has discovered a new disease in hatchery rainbow trout, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Monday, February 24, 2014
Study Finds High Pollutant Levels in Guánica Bay a Threat to Fish
US - A new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) study has found high levels of pollutants in Guánica Bay which represent a serious toxic threat...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: The Advantages of Alternative Day Feeding of Milkfish in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Milkfish is the biggest finfish produced in the Philippines by both volume and weight. In order to help farmers with the challenges of the intensification...
New Fish Disease Discovered in Norway
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has discovered a new disease in hatchery rainbow trout. ...
Ben Tre Farmers Face Cockle Seed Shortage
VIET NAM - In 2013, farmers in Ben Tre province harvested 1,008 MT of cockle, 104 MT lower than that of 2012. This decline is expected to continue in 2014 due to...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Effectiveness of Moringa Leaf and Sunflower Seed Cake as Tilapia Feed
TANZANIA - Tilapia is a popular fish to farm in Tanzania, but productivity is often low due to poor feed quality. Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Sebastian...
Fish Vet Group: The Role of Bioassays in Sea Lice Management
ANALYSIS - As understanding of best-practice control and prevention of sea lice continues to evolve, in the first of two articles Chris Findlay of Fish Vet Group...
Fukushima Launches Fish Safety Website
JAPAN - Fukushima Prefecture’s fisheries organization has launched a website as part of efforts to publicise information about the radiation-related safety of...
IRTA Produces Pacific Oyster Seeds Free of the Herpes Virus
SPAIN - Over the last few years, the production of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) in the Ebro Delta has undergone considerable losses due to a herpes virus...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Crayfish Plague Reported in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Five outbreaks of crayfish plague have been confirmed in Taiwan....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: China to Lead Growing Demand for Fish
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a new global report from the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Food...
Possible ISA Outbreak on Marine Harvest Fish Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a salmon farm owned by Marine Harvest located in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna municipality,...
Scientists Discover Cause of Heart Failure in Fish Exposed to Oil Spills
US - Think of an oil spill, and images of fouled beaches and oil-soaked seabirds come to mind. But there are less visible effects as well. For instance, even low...
Aquaculture America 2014: Sustainable Shrimp and Ulva Farming Proves Successful in Mexico
ANALYSIS - The sustainable farming of shrimp can sometimes be challenging due to disease, large amounts of feed and damage to the environment. However, researchers...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Benchmark Increases Aquaculture Investment with Purchase of Zoetis Aquaculture Vaccine Assets
UK - Benchmark, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has purchased the aquaculture vaccine and development...
Chile Strengthens Measures to Prevent ISA Outbreaks
CHILE - SERNAPESCA has increased the level of health and control prevention in the macrozone 3 area of Chiloé, Chile, in order to prevent against further Infectious...
Delousing Medicine Found to Have Only Minor Effects on Cod
NORWAY - A new study by NIFES has found that the delousing agent diflubenzuron is not damaging to Cod....
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