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17 February 2015
US Roundtable to Define Sustainable Aquaculture
US – Sustainability expert Dr Marty Matlock is to facilitate the first National Roundtable for Sustainable Aquaculture (NRSA) in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on...
13 February 2015
Fish Skin Examined as Wound Dressing
US - As well as being a popular fish, tilapia could have another use - helping to heal our wounds....
10 February 2015
Efficiency in Aquaculture Water Consumption
GLOBAL - In this video, head of technical services at IRTA, Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Ricard Carbó, explains the water recirculation system used in aquaculture...
23 January 2015
Minister Encouraging Tilapia Aquaculture Expansion
INDIA - Principal Secretary (Animal Husbandry and Fisheries) Manmohan Singh held discussions with officials on the prospects of increasing fish cultivation and export...
06 January 2015
Mexico’s First Tilapia Farm Achieves Sustainable Aquaculture Certification
MEXICO - Acuicola Gemso S.A. de C.V. has become the first tilapia farm in Mexico to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification from the Global Aquaculture...
31 December 2014
A Guide to Farming Tilapia: On-Growing Techniques
GLOBAL - Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are hardy and omnivorous fish which are best suited to being farmed in temperatures between 31 to 36°C. This guide...
29 December 2014
New Guide to Farming Tilapia: Breeding and Hatchery
GLOBAL - A new guide looks at breeding and hatchery techniques including stocking densities for Nile tilapia. ...
22 December 2014
Andhra Pradesh gets Go-Ahead for Tilapia Farming
INDIA - The government has approved the farming of tilapia in Andhra Pradesh and has issued certain guidelines for ensuring responsible breeding of freshwater fish,...
18 December 2014
Australians Asked to Help Stop Spread of Tilapia
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking assistance from the public to help stop the spread of tilapia, one of the world's most invasive...
04 December 2014
MPEDA to Hold Global Tilapia Summit
INDIA - The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), the research and development wing of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), is to hold...
28 November 2014
New Tilapia Aquaculture Project to Increase Production
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - The Ministry of Food Production in collaboration with Community-based Environment Protection and Enhancement Prorgramme (CEPEP) is expected...
25 November 2014
MSD Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Congress in Brazil
BRAZIL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) will hold a High Quality Tilapia Congress in São José do Rio Preto in...
27 October 2014
New Research Finds Tilapias Use Urine to Attract Females
EUROPE - Scientists in Portugal and Germany have just identified in the urine of male Mozambique Tilapia fish a sex pheromone used to attract and prepare females...
Red Tilapia Farming Growth Predicted for Philippines
PHILIPPINES - With the development of raising red tilapia at sea, a fish expert has forecast the growth of the industry starting next year....
08 October 2014
ALLER AQUA’s New Egyptian Factory Begins Production
EGYPT - During the second week of September ALLER AQUA’s new factory in Egypt began its production, and is now supplying Egyptian customers with fish feed, the...
30 September 2014
New Research Studies Parasites Affecting Tilapia Production
MEXICO - A team from the Institute of Ecology (INECOL) led by Dr Miguel Rubio Godoy are studying parasitic worms (monogeneans) of the genera Gyrodactylus, and Cichlidogyrus...
11 September 2014
How to Perform a Necropsy of Tilapia
SPAIN - IRTA researcher Karl Andree explains the process of performing a necropsy on tilapia. ...
04 September 2014
Tilapia Import Ban Hopes to Build Better Economy
GHANA - Ghana’s ban on the importation of tilapia hopes to build a better local economy, since the move will spur growth in the local aquaculture sector....
19 August 2014
MSD Animal Health Develops New Fish Vaccine Against Most Prevalent Disease Affecting Tilapia
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has introduced a new fish vaccine as a promising measure to help protect tilapia...
15 August 2014
Cluster Farming Helping Improve Fiji Tilapia Production
FIJI - The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has been working with the European Union and the Fiji Ministry of Fisheries and Forests (MFF) in assisting...
07 August 2014
IRTA Researcher Discusses Fish Feeding Options
SPAIN - Researchers at IRTA explain the variety of fish feed systems that exist in aquaculture as part of a new video series....
31 July 2014
Typhoon Hits South East Asia Tilapia Farms
GLOBAL - Typhoon Rammasun has hit southern China and Viet Nam affecting tilapia and pangasius production. An increase in the prices of these fish is expected as...
21 July 2014
New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
17 July 2014
German Supermarket Increases Selection of Sustainable Fish on Sale
GERMANY - REWE is increasing its range of Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) labelled seafood with the introduction of its Goldlocke product, which is made from...
14 July 2014
Cage Farming of GIFT Tilapia Opposed in Kerala
INDIA - The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has expressed strong concern about a proposal sugested by the Fisheries Department to promote cage culture of...
10 July 2014
Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture
FIJI - The Fiji government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the adoption of tilapia fish farming in Fiji between the Department of Fisheries and...
09 July 2014
Marine Fish Cage Farming Showing Signs of Recovery
PHILIPPINES - Fish produced through marine fish-cage farming in Northern Mindanao has shown signs of recovery during the first quarter of 2014, according to the...
02 July 2014
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
26 June 2014
Fish Oil Market to Reach $3,300 Million by 2020
US - The global market for fish oil is expected to reach $3,300.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research....
20 June 2014
ASC Certified Tilapia in the Spotlight at Asian Sustainable Seafood Festival
MALAYSIA - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified responsibly farmed tilapia was in the spotlight during a visit to tilapia farm, Trapia Malaysia, last...
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