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03 February 2017
Canadian Government Invests in Quebec Fishing, Aquaculture Industries
CANADA - The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible...
02 February 2017
Registration Now Open for Fish Vet Society Spring Conference
UK - Registration is now open for the Fish Vet Society’s annual Spring Conference being held at the Norton House Hotel, Edinburgh airport, on Tuesday 28 & Wednesday...
Ocean Acidification Can Also Promote Shell Formation, New Research Finds
GLOBAL - Fact: More carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air also acidifies the oceans. It seemed to be the logical conclusion that shellfish and corals will suffer, because...
25 January 2017
EU Admits No 'One-Size-Fits-All' Solution to Reducing Antibiotic Use
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have issued a joint opinion on EU measures to reduce antimicrobial use in animals,...
24 January 2017
Weekly Overview: New Zealand Government to Enforce Microbeads Ban From 2018
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand government has announced that it will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products by 2018 in order to protect the...
20 January 2017
The Rise of the Fish Vaccine
GLOBAL - When Dr Stanisław Snieszko and colleagues injected carp with the first fish vaccine in the late 1930s, they declared that although effective, immunisation...
19 January 2017
Addressing the Challenges of Shrimp Nutrition
CANADA - Remarks by Alberto Nunes, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
18 January 2017
Mycotoxins in Aquaculture: Occurrence and Significance
CANADA - Remarks by Rui Alexandre Goncalves, BIOMIN Holding, Austria, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
17 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Researchers Develop New Method for Quick Detection of White Spot Disease
GLOBAL - Researchers in India have developed a new method for detecting white spot disease in shrimps, giving on-the-spot results....
Researchers Develop New Method for Quick Detection of White Spot Disease
INDIA - Researchers have developed a new method for detecting white spot disease in shrimps, giving on-the-spot results....
16 January 2017
Disease Threats in Shrimp Farming: Causes and Possible Solutions
CANADA - Remarks by Matthew Briggs, Ridley AgriProducts Pty., Australia, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
Ocean Acidification to Hit Dungeness Crab Fishery
US - The acidification of the ocean as seawater absorbs increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will reverberate through the West Coast's marine...
13 January 2017
Australian Authorities Hunt for Source of White Spot Disease Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources are continuing to work collaboratively with the Queensland Government to determine...
12 January 2017
Low and Stable Shrimp Prices Fueling Demand in the EU and Japan
GLOBAL - Although shrimp supplies remained stable during the first half of 2016, shrimp farmers in most of the producing countries in Asia have been struggling with...
10 January 2017
New Disease Detected in Vannamei Shrimps
INDIA - A new virus among Vannamei shrimps, in Thailand and Vietnam, has been detected by the department of Marine Living Resources of Andhra University. The virus...
09 January 2017
Next Steps For Offshore Aquaculture In Southern California
US - A joint effort of NOAA, California Sea Grant, and the Aquarium of the Pacific, the report provides recommendations for the growth and expansion of offshore...
06 January 2017
Aquaculture Producers Express Concern Over Dumping Proposal in Donegal Bay
IRELAND - Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have expressed serious concerns with a proposal published in December by the Department...
04 January 2017
Scientists Develop Method to Warn of Toxic Algae Blooms Before they Develop
US - Toxic algae blooms in lakes and reservoirs are highly destructive, resulting in fish kills and toxicity risks to wildlife, livestock - and even humans. But...
03 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Major New Grant to Improve Welfare of Fish Used for Science
GLOBAL - Over the last few weeks, researchers at the University of Lincoln in the UK announced that they have won a major new grant award, worth over £300,000,...
28 December 2016
First Evidence That Deep-Sea Animals Are Ingesting Microplastics
EU - Collaborative research funded by the ERC’s CACH project has announced the first real evidence that deep-sea animals are ingesting microplastics that are finding...
23 December 2016
Major Grant to Help Improve Fish Welfare in Scientific Studies
UK - Researchers have won a major new grant award for a study that will help to improve the welfare of live fish used in scientific tests....
Investigation Finds No White Spot Disease in Wild Queensland Prawns
AUSTRALIA - ​​​No further prawn farms in the Logan River area have tested positive to white spot disease. The response is moving into the next phase, which...
Meeting Paris Agreement Global Warming Target Will Benefit Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Meeting the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5°C will have large benefits to fisheries, finds a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study published...
22 December 2016
Sernapesca Confirms ISA Outbreak in Aysén Region
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected on a salmon farm in the Aysén region of Chile....
21 December 2016
Study Finds Barramundi at Risk From Acid Oceans
AUSTRALIA - Wild barramundi populations are likely to be at risk under ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found....
20 December 2016
Early Action Key to Reducing Sea Lion Impacts on Salmon
US - A new study has examined how some California sea lions have learned to prey on salmon gathering to ascend fish ladders at Bonneville Dam....
19 December 2016
Salmon, Blue Mussel and Eel Die From Same Vitamin Deficiency, Study Finds
SWEDEN - Deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine) in wildlife is previously known as a problem among certain species within relatively limited geographical areas. Now,...
16 December 2016
San Francisco Oyster Deaths Linked to Atmospheric Rivers
US - Atmospheric rivers contributed to a mass die-off of wild Olympia oysters in north San Francisco Bay in 2011, according to a study led by the University of California,...
Western Australia Implements Import Restrictions on Queensland Prawns and Worms
AUSTRALIA - Western Australians are being urged to keep to new import requirements to prevent the establishment of white spot disease, following its detection on...
13 December 2016
Scientists Reveal How Fish Adapt to Toxic Levels of Pollution
UK - A new report identifies the genetic mechanism responsible for evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution observed in wild Atlantic killifish populations....
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