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29 September 2015
Vietnam Highlights Benefits of Copper Cages for Fish Farmers
VIET NAM - Fish farmers can earn more using cages made from copper alloy mesh, the International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability...
28 September 2015
Government Failing to Address Illegal Catfish Farming
INDIA - Illegal farms cultivating the exotic catfish variety Magar, Clarias gariepinus , are thriving in the eastern border villages of Palakkad district despite...
23 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak Reported in Nordland
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 11241 Bergvik Odden in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
Researchers Identify Poxvirus as Gill Disease Culprit
NORWAY - Over the last 20 years a special type of gill disease has ravaged fish farms and given high acute mortality. Researchers have now identified a special virus...
22 September 2015
SalmoBreed Makes Breakthrough in Breeding for Sea Lice, PD Resistance
NORWAY - SalmoBreed AS has achieved a major breakthrough in genetic breeding programs for Pancreas Disease (PD) and sea lice resistance through a new genetic method...
Plastic Pollution Low on the Priority List for Many Communities
CANADA - The majority of plastics in the ocean are microplastics those less than 5mm in size, making them ideal for ingestion by even the smallest of animals, with...
21 September 2015
Young Salmon get Nutrition Boost from Elliott Bay Restored Beaches
US - In the midst of ferry boats, container ships and tourists crowding Seattle's Elliott Bay, young salmon are just trying to get a decent meal. The fish hatch...
18 September 2015
Nofima Reports Record Survival of Juvenile Cod
NORWAY - Never has the survival of juvenile cod been as high at the food research institute Nofima. Systematic improvements in all aspects of management have made...
EWOS, VESO Cooperate on New Chilean Fish Health Center
NORWAY - EWOS Innovation (EI) has partnered with VESO to operate a new EWOS Fish Health Center (EFHC) to be located in the Los Lagos region in Chile....
Ban on Microbeads Would Help Protect Fish, Ocean Health
GLOBAL - An outright ban on the common use of plastic "microbeads" from products that enter wastewater is the best way to protect water quality, wildlife, and resources...
16 September 2015
Experts Gather to Tackle “Ghost” Fishing Gear in Oceans
GLOBAL - Lost and abandoned fishing gear is causing irreparable damage to the world’s oceans. The World Animal Protection gathered experts from around the world...
Salmon Farms Can Have a Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Trout, says New Study
EUROPE - A scientific paper has just been published on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks....
15 September 2015
Rare Fish Disease Found in Macquarie Harbour Farmed Salmon
AUSTRALIA - A rare chronic disease called mycobacteriosis that can cause mortality in fish, has been found in farmed salmon in Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania's west...
Guidelines Issued on Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
EU - The European Commission has published guidelines that aim to prevent the overuse and misuse of antibiotics by sharing best-practices in Member States....
Canada Invests C$358,000 in Cleaner Fish Research
CANADA - Researchers will use a C$358,000 investment from the Government to support the growth of the provincial salmon aquaculture industry. ...
14 September 2015
Importance of Knowledge Transfer in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - TheFishSite has always prided itself on providing cutting edge news and technical information for the aquaculture industry, and this industry knowledge...
11 September 2015
ISA Confirmed in Finnmark County
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed in at sea site 32,598 Kokelv in Kvalsund municipality in Finnmark county. ...
Is Biofouling a Reservoir for Fish Diseases?
NORWAY - Can fouling on fish farm nets be a carrier or reservoir of infection that spreads when the nets are cleaned? In co-operation with Uni Research Environment,...
09 September 2015
Oyster Breeding Wins Research Award
AUSTRALIA - Years of oyster breeding research by Select Oyster Company farmers has culminated in a disease control breakthrough and national recognition from the...
08 September 2015
Weekly Overview: US's Biggest Fish Farm Planned for California's Coast
ANALYSIS - San Diego may soon become home to the US's largest fish farm. The environmentally sustainable aquaculture project will produce 5,000 metric tonnes of...
07 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Lenvik
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 32537 Baltsfjord in Lenvik municipality, Troms county. ...
04 September 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Kent
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) on the north coast of Kent....
03 September 2015
Chesapeake Bay Algal Bloom Among Most Intense in Years
US - Water sampling and aerial photography by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that the algal blooms currently colouring...
Research Claims to Backs Up EU Deeper Trawling Ban
UK - Scottish researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology have evidence in support of a clearly defined depth limit for deep-sea fishing in Europe....
02 September 2015
Hundreds of Fish Killed in Crayfish Plague Outbreak in Ireland
IRELAND - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been discovered in the River Erne in the Cavan region of Ireland....
Norwegian Veterinary Institute Investigate New Fish Vaccines
NORWAY - The Veterinary Institute is involved in a project that aims to create new sustainable vaccines for farmed fish....
01 September 2015
Weekly Overview: New Report Examines UK Angling Vs Commercial Fishing
ANALYSIS - A new report has been published that aims to help the UK seafood industry and policy makers to evaluate and compare the economic importance of sea angling...
Meeting to Address Urgent Action for Bluefin Tuna Conservation
JAPAN - Members of the Northern Committee (NC) of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission (WCPFC) are meeting this week in Japan to discuss new conservation...
Alaska Fish Factor: Warm Water Causing Freakish Happenings on West Coast
US - Fish deaths, drought in California, tropical creatures appearing in cold waters – those freakish happenings and more are being blamed on a giant splotch of...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland County
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) outbreak has been discovered at sea site 11248 Bonhammaren in Bø municipality, Nordland county....
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