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23 December 2016
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....
More Australian Prawn Farms Report White Spot Disease
AUSTRALIA - Following the announcement on 2 December of a white spot disease outbreak, Australian authorities have now confirmed that the disease has been detected...
Weekly Overview: More White Spot Outbreaks Detected in Logan River Prawn Farms
AUSTRALIA - Following the announcement on 2 December of a white spot disease outbreak at a prawn farm, Australian authorities have now confirmed that the disease...
12 December 2016
Scientists Improve Predictions of How Temperature Affects Fish Embryo Survival
US - Scientists closely tracking the survival of endangered Sacramento River salmon faced a puzzle: the same high temperatures that salmon eggs survived in the laboratory...
09 December 2016
High Levels of Shell Disease Detected in Bunbury Harbour Crabs
AUSTRALIA - Tests on crabs in the Bunbury area have revealed higher than normal levels of a shell disease....
08 December 2016
Study Finds Salmon Migration Affected by Fear
SWEDEN - What makes young salmon decide to leave their rivers and head out to Sea has been a hot topic for decades now. Current research from Umeå University in...
European Researchers Tackle Parasitic Diseases in Aquaculture
EU - A new European Union funded research project is addressing the challenges of disease prevention and management to protect the sustainability and competitiveness...
Axcentive Present at the US AADAP Workshop
US - The Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP) is a program set up by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in the 90’s when the US FDA started to regulate...
06 December 2016
Weekly Overview: Simple Test Developed to Detect Pancreas Disease Causing Virus
GLOBAL - Scientists from the University of Glasgow, UK, working with major companies in the aquaculture industry, have discovered a ‘simple test’ can be used...
Everglades Foundation Starts 4-year $10-million Prize for Algae Bloom Solution Search
US - In a bold effort to find a solution to one of the world's most challenging environmental problems, The Everglades Foundation will officially kick off its four-year,...
Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
Researchers Launch Artificial Salmon Gut Project
UK - Scientists and industry leaders are embarking on a new project to build an artificial salmon gut with a view to better understanding fish digestion. This important...
02 December 2016
White Spot Detected on Queensland Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - ​​​White spot disease, a highly contagious viral disease of prawns, has been detected on a prawn farm in Logan River, south of Brisbane....
New Responsible Aquaculture Foundation Courses Address Water Quality
GLOBAL - The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation has launched two new online courses for aquaculturists: Total Suspended Solids Management in Aquaculture and pH Management...
Top Tips for Keeping Predators Away from Farmed Fish
GLOBAL - Aquaculture offers many advantages for people. We don’t have to go out and hunt for seafood, and we can produce big animals in large quantities. However,...
01 December 2016
New Diagnostic Test Invented to Detect Virus Causing Pancreas Disease in Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Scientists from the University of Glasgow, working with major companies in the aquaculture industry BioMar Ltd and Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd,...
30 November 2016
Scientists Identify Viruses Causing Lymphocystis in Fish
SPAIN - Lymphocystis is an infectious disease of fish which causes significant economic losses in aquaculture. A study, which involved the Autonomous University...
29 November 2016
New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
JAPAN - Hiroshima University scientists have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island of Okinawa, Japan....
Weekly Overview: New Freshwater Fish Parasite Detected in Japan
ANALYSIS - Scientists at Hiroshima University in Japan have identified a new species of parasite infecting an invasive freshwater fish on the subtropical island...
22 November 2016
Further Reduction in Antimicrobial Use on Danish Fish Farms
DENMARK - Antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease in 2015, mainly due to a reduction in pigs. By contrast, serious outbreaks of disease...
21 November 2016
Romanian Trout Farm Reports Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia
ROMANIA - An outbreak of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia on a Romanian trout farm has been reported to the OIE....
New Study Uses eDNA in Seawater to Reveal Status of Deepwater Fish
DENMARK - Environmental DNA in seawater samples may provide accurate information about deepwater fish populations, according to a new study by Philip Francis Thomsen...
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