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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Research Investigates How Saprolegnia Attacks Fish Immune Systems
SCOTLAND - Research being carried out at the Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre at Aberdeen University could help to shed light on how to prevent fish from...
Using Mussels to Protect Salmon against Amoebic Gill Disease
UK - The use of shellfish and seaweed to consume waste produced by fish farms, particularly in farms attached to other ocean structures is being researched as a...
Salmon Eggs More Resistant to Sea Lice to Become Available
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice will be made available for sale later this year by leading aquaculture firm Landcatch in a major...
New Biomin Website Offers Fresh User Experience, Optimised for Mobility
GLOBAL - In an age of increased user mobility, the new BIOMIN website presents a fresh look with ease of navigation on all technology platforms—desktop and laptop...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Weekly Overview: Researchers Discover Sustainable Fish Feed from Invasive Carp
GLOBAL - In this week's news, research by Southern Illinois University (SIU), US, has discovered that combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian...
New Study Finds Fish More Inclined to Crash than Bees
SWEDEN - Swimming fish do not appear to use their collision warning system in the same way as flying insects, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden...
Bacterium Causing US Catfish Deaths has Asian Roots
US - A bacterium causing an epidemic among catfish farms in the southeastern United States is closely related to organisms found in diseased grass carp in China,...
Monday, June 02, 2014
New Guidelines on Animal Health, Welfare, Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - New international standards and guidelines on animal health were agreed at the World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris,...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Soybean-Asian Carp Feed Blend More Sustainable for the Aquaculture Industry
US - Combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian carp produces a more nutritious, sustainable and economical option for feeding some farm-raised...
Ecuador Receives Recognition for Conservation and Management of Dolphin Fish
ECUADOR - Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, director of Sustainability at The Kroger Company, has commended the work done by Ecuador in the sustainable management of the dolphin...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
AQUACULTURE UK - Salmon Nutrition Study Wins Student Award at Aquaculture UK
UK - Diseases, pathogens, parasites, nutrition, biosecurity, and vaccine development all came under the microscope at the Novartis student awards conference at Aquaculture...
UK-Latvian Cooperation Targets New Opportunities in Aquaculture Science
UK - British-Latvian cooperation in the field of aquaculture has been further strengthened with a new memorandum of understanding to collaborate on scientific, technological...
New Emerging Technology Can Help Prevent Sea Lice
NORWAY - The battle against salmon lice is being waged on many fronts, including the technological front. Simple and advanced solutions alike can be effective....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Prominent Fish Health Specialist Joins Fish Vet Group’s Global Team
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Leading fish health provider, the Fish Vet Group, has announced the addition of world-renowned salmonid health specialist Dr Marian McLoughlin...
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
FAO and OIE Boost Collaboration on Animal Health
GLOBAL - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) have pledged to step up their existing...
Oyster Aquaculture to Benefit from Aboriginal Bursary
AUSTRALIA - The inaugural SARDI Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students has been awarded to Flinders University aquaculture honours student Shaun Henderson whose...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
MSD Showcasing Support Packages and Treatments at Aquaculture UK
UK - MSD Animal Health the UK’s leading supplier of vaccines and pharmaceutical products for the aquaculture industry, will be located at stand 75 at AQUACULTURE...
India Calls for a Boost in Aquaculture Research
INDIA - Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit has stressed the need for intensifying research activities to improve the ecological and economic sustainability of fish and...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Vaccination of Farmed Fish Good for Animals and Thus for Humans
NETHERLANDS - More than half of the fish consumed worldwide is cultivated in ponds or tanks and the percentage of cultivated fish in relation to wild fish is increasing....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Reported on Croatian Trout Farm
CROATIA - A new outbreak of Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) has been reported in the Lika-Senj area of Croatia....
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Harmful Algal Bloom Warnings in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Four red tides have been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported (May 9)....
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a salmon farm in Bø, Nordland....
Suspected Pancreas Disease on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is strong suspicion of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a site in Nærøy municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
Larger Salmon Smolts Produce Healthier Fat
NORWAY - Farmed salmon is rich in fat, but fillets of farmed salmon contain less marine omega-3 than previously, because a large fraction of the fish oil in the...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Zinc Content in Animal Feed Reduced
EU - The European Food Safety Authority is proposing a reduction of the maximum permitted content of zinc in feed for all animal species....
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Government Warns Fish Farmers About Antibiotic Use
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish cage and fish pond operators against feeding fish stocks with antibiotics to hasten...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Seafood Global Expo: Viet Nam Moves to Build Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese fisheries and aquaculture sector is aiming to maintain current levels of production and exports of pangasius so that the industry can improve...
Seafood Global Expo: Zonal Management to Help Beat Disease Outbeaks
BELGIUM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance set out details of its zone management scheme at the opening of the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on Tuesday, writes...
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