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01 April 2015
Baby Fish Struggle with Equatorial Ocean Temperature Rises
AUSTRALIA - Scientists have discovered that higher ocean temperatures slow the development of young fish, in a study from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef...
Cattle Growth Hormone Found to Effect Fish Sexual Behaviour
FINLAND - A common growth-promoting hormone used worldwide in the cattle industry has been found to affect the sexual behaviours of fish at a very low concentration...
Time-out on Trade Talks and Global Negotiations Stall
GLOBAL - Talks at the World Trade Organization over food safety and animal and plant health as part of the on-going trade negotiations have come to an impasse....
31 March 2015
New Humane Society to Protect Animals in Saskatchewan
CANADA - A new humane society has been established in Saskatchewan to take over enforcement of the province's Animal Protection Act, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape....
Fish a Mile Deep are Facing Health Impacts from Human Pollution
US - Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that...
NOAH Calls for Evidence-based Decisions on Future Legislation
UK - The UK industry body for veterinary medicines, the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has called for backing for the EU regulations and changes that will...
30 March 2015
Breeding Cooperative Fish Could Improve Growth Rates
NETHERLANDS - Research at the University of Wageningen has raised possibilities that breeding fish for behaviour could help to improve their growth in aquaculture....
27 March 2015
Industry-Changing Sealice Control Research gets Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Funding
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced grants worth almost £950,000 to two research projects initiated by the salmon industry....
MSD Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Meeting at 2015 Tilapia Congress
MALAYSIA - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has announced a High Quality Tilapia Meeting to be held on April 4 during...
Air Pollution Modelling Could Help Predict Algal Blooms
EU - Models that predict how nitrogen from the air is deposited in the sea could be useful in predicting algal blooms. Based on the knowledge that excess nitrogen increases...
BPA Can Adversely Affect Fish Reproduction, New Study Shows
US - Recent findings suggest that BPA, a chemical that is used in a variety of consumer products, such as water bottles, dental composites and resins used to line...
Norwegian Report Shows Increased Resistance to Sea Lice Drugs
NORWAY - A new report from the Norwegian National Veterinary Institute shows a serious situation in regards to sealice as they are showing more resistance to sealice...
26 March 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Nordland
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 13782 in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening...
24 March 2015
Marine Harvest Investigates Using Trees for Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Marine Harvest is investigating the potential to use coniferous tree products as salmon feed....
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest Investigates Using Coniferous Trees for Fish Feed
ANALYSIS - Norwegian salmon farming company, Marine Harvest, is investigating the potential to use coniferous trees as a fish feed....
19 March 2015
Sernapesca Confirms New ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has confirmed an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern...
Surveying the Global Mycotoxin Threat
GLOBAL - Biomin has launched an infographic providing a global view of mycotoxin occurrence and the main trends from its latest Mycotoxin Survey....
18 March 2015
Weekly Overview: First Ever Socio-Economic Global Salmon Industry Report Released
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the first-ever socio-economic report on the global salmon farming industry has been released. The report notes how the industry is...
Nutriad Announces New Asian Partnership
THAILAND - At the recent VIV Asia in Bangkok (Thailand), Nutriad formally announced new distribution partnerships in Thailand and Philippines. ...
17 March 2015
NZ King Salmon Considers Farm Closure After Fish Mortalities
NEW ZEALAND - Unusually high water temperatures has led to the death of salmon at a New Zealand King Salmon farm....
16 March 2015
New Suspected ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported a new suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern Aysen region....
12 March 2015
New Research Reveals Dead Zone Impacts on West Coast Groundfish
US - Scientists from NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Oregon State have begun to examine the impact of low-oxygen "dead zones" off the Oregon...
Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Outbreak Confirmed on Catfish Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of epizootic ulcerative syndrome has been reported in Madibeng, North West Province of South Africa....
11 March 2015
MSD Animal Health Registers AQUAVAC® Strep Sa and NORVAX® Strep Si Vaccines in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has announced the registration of the AQUAVAC® Strep Sa and NORVAX® Strep Si...
09 March 2015
US Researchers Find Fishing Boat Wastewater is Potentially Harmful
US - Wastewater emptied from commercial fishing boats is an overlooked source of marine pollution, a new US study shows. The researchers suggest that this type...
06 March 2015
Bonamia Ostreae Outbreak Reported in Denmark
DENMARK - Two outbreaks of Infection with Bonamia ostreae have been reported in wild European flat oyster. ...
05 March 2015
Superchilled Water Causing Fish Deaths on Nova Scotia Fish Farms
CANADA - Three fish farms in Nova Scotia are dealing with fish mortalities due to the extreme cold water temperatures....
Volcanic Activity Prompts Fish Evacuation
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) is coordinating the transfer of fish from farms that could be affected by volcanic activity in the region...
04 March 2015
Pollution Impacts on Fish to Worsen with Climate Change
UK - The impact of pollution on fish could be made dramatically worse by climate change according to a new study published in the journal PNAS....
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