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11 October 2016
New Genomics Project Aims to Reduce Co-Infection in Atlantic Salmon
CANADA - Scientists at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) are partnering with EWOS/Cargill to develop new...
AquacultureEurope2016: New Feed Helps Reduce Post-Transfer Losses
EUROPE - The period of transfer from the hatchery to the sea cage, is a challenging time for marine fish fry. Young fish are more prone to disease and stress after...
10 October 2016
Rising Temperatures Reduce Marine Diversity but Increase it in Freshwater
UK - In contrast to previous research, scientists have found that habitat warming can reduce the diversity of species in marine environments, but increase speciation...
07 October 2016
Suspected ISA at Farm in Gildeskål
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 13006 Hestholmen N in Gildeskål in Nordland county. ...
06 October 2016
Toxin Accumulation in Marine Fish Causes Ciguatera Outbreak
INDIA - Outbreaks of ciguatera in India’s coastal city of Mangaluru is seen as an indication that a part of the marine fishery in the region might have toxin accumulation...
Eutrophication Decreases Essential Fatty Acid Content In Fish
FINLAND - Eutrophication and brownification change phytoplankton community structure and decrease the production of essential omega-3 fatty acids in lakes....
Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Shape-Shifting Sea Cucumbers
UK - UK Scientists have discovered for the first time how marine animals called sea cucumbers can rapidly change the stiffness of their body, which could provide...
How Genomics is Boosting Spain's Aquaculture Breeding Programmes
SPAIN - Spain has a long history of aquaculture, with the earliest shellfish and fish rearing facilities in the country traced back to Roman times. By the Middle...
05 October 2016
Unaturally Warm Oceans Contibuted to 2015 Toxic Algal Bloom
US - A study led by researchers at the University of Washington and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration connects the unprecedented West Coast toxic...
04 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Where Have All the Sockeye Gone?
ANALYSIS - In fisheries news this week, Tradex Foods celebrated its 300th episode of its 3-Minute Market Insight with a special focus on Frazer river sockeye salmon,...
AquacultureEurope2016: Shrimp Disease Causes Millions in Losses Across Asia
ASIA - Shrimp diseases such as white spot and AHPND have caused devastating losses for farmers across Asia in the last few years. Speaking at Aquaculture Europe...
03 October 2016
Study Finds Cocaine Accumulates in Fish Eyes
SWITZERLAND - A study by Eawag and Zurich University researchers using a new imaging method has revealed that, surprisingly, cocaine accumulates in the eyes of zebrafish....
30 September 2016
ACCH2016: Addressing Knowledge Gaps for Lumpfish Production
CANADA - The use of cleaner fish such as lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) to control sea lice in aquaculture is rapidly emerging as an effective alternative to medicinal...
27 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Aquaculture Europe 2016 Round-Up
UK - The Fish Site was in Edinburgh last week for the Aquaculture Europe 2016 conference. The seminar programme had a heavy focus on health and production techniques....
23 September 2016
World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge...
22 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Does Lumpfish Personality Affect Sea Lice Consumption?
ANALYSIS - Lumpfish are being increasingly used on salmon farms to control sea lice. However the amount of sea lice eaten by lumpfish varies. Could this be related...
21 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
Elevated CO2 Linked to Altered Brain Chemistry, Behavioral Impairments in Fish
US - In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the ARC Centre of Excellence...
20 September 2016
ISA Reported on Frøya Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a salmon and trout farm in Frøya....
Cooke Aquaculture Awarded C$3.2 Million to Develop New Process to Battle Sea Lice
CANADA - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
UK Government Sets Targets for Reducing Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs by working together with other countries to create a global...
19 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Canada Invests in New Process to Battle Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
14 September 2016
Prevention is Better than Medicine on Shrimp Farms
ECUADOR - Disease challenges that have affected a number of key shrimp production regions around the world in recent years have increased the focus on producing...
12 September 2016
New Bio-Control Water Treatment for Healthier Water
IRELAND - Following the recent successful introduction of its revolutionary Ammonia controlling FirstBIO™ product, Bio-Industries Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland is doing...
09 September 2016
G20 Challenged to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - A paper challenging global business leaders to recognise the complexity of the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenge in humans and animals and the role...
08 September 2016
Suspected ISA Outbreak Disproved
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a farm in Frøya has now been disproved....
07 September 2016
New Tax Rate on Artemia Imports Hurting the Shrimp Breeding Industry
VIETNAM - Artemia egg importers and shrimp breeder producers have lodged a complaint to the Prime Minister about the imposition of the five per cent import duty...
Mycotoxin Risk in Aquafeeds
Mycotoxin levels in aquafeed samples can cause health and performance issues in fish and shrimp. Those are the latest findings according to a recent paper on the...
06 September 2016
UK Government Announces Plan to Ban Microbeads
UK - The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads in order to protect marine...
Health and Nutrition Gaining Importance in Aquaculture
ITALY - “Are farmed fish weaker than in the past?,” asked Dr Alessio Bonaldo, Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences at the University...
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