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Monday, October 27, 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....
Wednesday, October 08, 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...
Tuesday, September 30, 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...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
How to Perform a Necropsy of Tilapia
SPAIN - IRTA researcher Karl Andree explains the process of performing a necropsy on tilapia. ...
Thursday, September 04, 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....
Tuesday, August 19, 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...
Friday, August 15, 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...
Thursday, August 07, 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....
Thursday, July 31, 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...
Monday, July 21, 2014
New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
Thursday, July 17, 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...
Monday, July 14, 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...
Thursday, July 10, 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...
Wednesday, July 09, 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...
Wednesday, July 02, 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 –...
Thursday, June 26, 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....
Friday, June 20, 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...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
National Geographic Investigates How to Farm a Better Fish
GLOBAL - With it well reported that aquaculture production needs to increase in order to meet the needs of a growing population, one of the world's largest indoor...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Quality Fish Seed Needed to Increase Production
BANGLADESH - Experts at a workshop have stressed that annual fish production in the country can be enhanced by producing quality fish seed through practicing an...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Tilapia Aquaculture Improvement Project Meeting Held in Senegal
SENEGAL - The ITHACA (Improving Tilapia Aquaculture in Africa ) project is now in its second year of operation. The main objective of the project is to contribute...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Saguday RIC Trained on Smoke Tilapia Production
PHILIPPINES - Around 30 leaders of the Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) from the different barangays have undergone training on smoke tilapia production at Barangay...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Panabo City Conducts Tilapia Hatchery Seminar
PHILIPPINES - The City Government of Panabo through the City Agriculturist Office (Cagro) conducted a Tilapia Hatchery Seminar at Barangay Consolacion on May 12,...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Intensifies Support to Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAgrO) continues to provide free tilapia fingerlings to various fish farmers and...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
New Hatchery to Boost Fishery Production in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The northwestern part of the country now has a steady source of quality fingerlings for fish farmers after the initial production conducted at the...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Government to Conduct Tilapia Farming Training at Congress
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) region 2, in collaboration with the Local Government Units of Isabela and SN Aboitiz, is set to...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Europe’s First Tilapia Farm Earns Sustainable BAP Certification
UK - R.H. Ward (Welton) Ltd.’s tilapia farm, The Fish Company, in the United Kingdom is Europe’s first tilapia farm to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Fish Farmers Trained on Organic Tilapia Production
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Regional Fisheries Training Center (RFTC) of the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Government Technicians Trained in Management and Breeding of Tilapia
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP), has developed a tilapia management training workshop which covers pond preparation for planting...
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