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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...
12 September 2016
Xelect Maintains Strong Focus on R&D
UK - Xelect was founded on a core principle – to bring effective genetic technology to the global aquaculture industry. The University of St Andrews spin-out was...
25 August 2016
Rising Temperatures Could Accelerate Radiation Induced DNA Effects in Mussels
UK - Increased sea temperatures could dramatically enhance and accelerate radiation-induced DNA effects in marine invertebrates, a new study suggests....
19 August 2016
Global Warming's Saltier Beaches Have Implications for Mussels, Crabs
US - Batches of sand from a beach on the Delaware Bay are yielding insights into the powerful impact of temperature rise and evaporation along the shore that are...
10 August 2016
Why are New England's Wild Blue Mussels Disappearing?
US - A study led by University of California, Irvine ecologists has found that wild blue mussels are disappearing from the Gulf of Maine coastline where they once...
22 July 2016
Goa Offering Financial Assistance to Develop Aquaculture
INDIA - In an attempt to boost aquaculture in the state of Goa, the state fisheries department recently launched new schemes for enhancing mussel and crab farming....
08 July 2016
EU Market Importing Fewer Bivalves
GLOBAL - The world bivalve market has been impacted by currency changes, including the relatively lower value of the euro against the US dollar, reports FAO Globefish....
27 June 2016
Contagious Cancers Spreading Among Several Shellfish Species
US - Direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought, suggests a new study published in Nature by researchers at Columbia...
22 June 2016
Modern Mussel Shells Much Thinner than 50 Years Ago
US - Shells of California mussels collected from the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington in the 1970s are on average 32 per cent thicker than modern specimens,...
20 June 2016
European VIVALDI Project to Examine Diseases in Molluscs
SPAIN - A new European project is examining how to prevent diseases in molluscs and, in particular on the control of the herpes virus in farmed Pacific oyster. ...
19 May 2016
Unique New Mussel Farm Flotation System Delivers Optimum Performance
UK - A unique new mussel farm flotation system jointly developed by Offshore Shellfish Ltd and Fusion Marine Ltd for use in exposed sea sites is now in successful...
18 May 2016
Shellfish Response to Ocean Acidification Depends on Other Stressors
US - A study of California mussels, a key species in the rocky intertidal ecosystems of the West Coast, indicates that the effects of ocean acidification will vary...
03 May 2016
Irish Shellfish Farmers Await National Strategic Plan
IRELAND - Farmers of oysters, mussels and other shellfish will converge at an Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) conference in Athlone on May 19 to discuss issues...
05 April 2016
West Coast Governments Taking Action Over Increasing Ocean Acidification
US - The ocean chemistry along the West Coast of North America is changing rapidly because of global carbon dioxide emissions, and the governments of Oregon, California,...
22 March 2016
Sanford Awarded BAP Certification For Salmon, Mussels
NEW ZEALAND - The Global Aquaculture Alliance has awarded its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to Sanford’s production of king salmon (Oncorhynchus...
25 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Preventing Entrapments in Mussel Farming Gear
US - Over the past 20 years there have been reports of whales and turtles becoming trapped and dying in mussel farming gear. Although they do seem to be rare events,...
05 February 2016
Warming Ocean Likely to Bring Major Changes for US Northeast Fisheries
US - NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable US marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate...
26 January 2016
Reviewing Aquaculture Licensing Crucial to the Sector
IRELAND - Welcoming the announcement of schemes for the seafood sector under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Irish Farmers Association (IFA)...
11 January 2016
New Study Evaluates Europe's Freshwater Mussel Stocks
GERMANY - Mussels are the natural treatment plants of bodies of water and, therefore, just as important as bees. Unfortunately, they are equally threatened: most...
05 January 2016
Weekly Overview: US Looking to Expand Aquaculture in Northeast
ANALYSIS - As the US looks to expand its aquaculture production, NOAA is focusing on the potential to grow aquaculture in the northeast of the country, which currently...
19 November 2015
New Trial Tests Commercial Viability of a Scottish Shellfish Hatchery
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) and the Highlands and Islands Enterprise are taking part in a trial to test the commercial viability...
02 October 2015
Portable Device for Sickness-Causing Toxins a Handy Tool for Fishermen
US - Mussels, oysters, scallops and clams might be ingredients for fine cuisine, but they can also be a recipe for diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP). Now, researchers...
21 September 2015
New Zealand Launches A+ Sustainable Aquaculture Standard
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s aquaculture industry is building further on its sustainability credentials by launching A+, the new standard of sustainable aquaculture....
06 August 2015
Fragmentation of Brown Trout Habitat Threatens Freshwater Pearl Mussels
EU - The fragmentation of brown trout (Salmo trutta) habitat indirectly affects the threatened freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera), a new study...
29 July 2015
Kerala Inland Fisheries Poised for Growth
INDIA - Kerala's Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the state has already initiated rapid strides in the inland fisheries sector, and it would be spread in every...
24 July 2015
Mussels Help Scientists Develop Wound-Sealing Glue
SOUTH KOREA - Korean scientists at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have developed a light-activated, mussel protein-based bioadhesive (LAMBA)...
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
05 June 2015
Record Scottish Mussel Production
SCOTLAND, UK - The value of the Scottish shellfish industry has increased by 18 per cent to £10.5 million at first sale value in 2014, according to the latest survey...
24 May 2015
Chilean Outfit Is World’s First Two-Star BAP Mussel Group
CHILE - Chilean mussel farm Pesquera Apiao SA is the world’s first group to achieve two-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status for mussels, the Global Aquaculture...
23 April 2015
Welsh Seafood Promoted at Global Seafood Expo
WALES, UK - A Welsh government minister has joined eight Welsh seafood companies at the Brussels Seafood Global Expo, the largest seafood trade event in the world....
 
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