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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....
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....
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