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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Freedom Food Launches New Online Suppliers Directory
UK - It is often easy to over-engineer the solution to a problem or a challenge, but for Freedom Food – the only UK assurance and food labelling scheme dedicated...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
How to Apply Good Biosecurity in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Disease costs the US aquaculture industry alone, millions of dollars a year. In order to try and mitigate disease outbreaks from occurring, it is important...
Fish Vet Group to Offer Most Modern Fish Disease Diagnostics in Asia
THAILAND - Fish Vet Group is expanding the global reach of its services with a the opening of a new office in Bangkok, Thailand. Fish Vet Group Asia Limited (FVGAL)...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Evira's Fish Disease Research Forms Basis for Monitoring Fish Welfare
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira) is responsible for the monitoring of fish welfare and the provision of hygiene guidelines to operators in the...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Developing Rested Harvest Protocols for Rainbow Trout
US - Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Dr Jesse Trushenski, Southern Illinois University, discusses the use of electrosedation as a rested harvest technique...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
US - New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fish Vet Group: The Role of Bioassays in Sea Lice Management
ANALYSIS - As understanding of best-practice control and prevention of sea lice continues to evolve, in the first of two articles Chris Findlay of Fish Vet Group...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Delousing Medicine Found to Have Only Minor Effects on Cod
NORWAY - A new study by NIFES has found that the delousing agent diflubenzuron is not damaging to Cod....
Farm Animal Welfare Committee Publishes Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish. This considers fish during their time on the farm, while a...
Friday, February 14, 2014
First Marine Harvest Farms ASC-certified
NORWAY - Norwegian aquaculture giant Marine Harvest's first farms have been ASC-certified....
Harmful Algal Bloom Blamed for Hainan Fish Deaths
CHINA - Officials in south China's island province of Hainan have blamed red tide, harmful algal blooms, for the recent mass deaths of fish and shrimp in sea areas...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Threatened Eels Disappear in Deep on Way to Sargasso Sea
DENMARK - When the threatened European eels cross the Atlantic Ocean to get to the Sargasso Sea to spawn, they swim in deep water. But this does not protect them...
Fish Living Near Equator 'Will Not Thrive' in Warmer Oceans
AUSTRALIA - According to an international team of researchers, the rapid pace of climate change is threatening the future presence of fish near the equator....
Monday, February 03, 2014
New Aquaculture Technology Must Demonstrate Good Fish Welfare
NORWAY - The aquaculture industry is undergoing a period of development for new industrial methods and technology which must take place in accordance with the Animal...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
How to Achieve Good Health and Welfare of Farmed Fish
ANALYSIS - Maintaining good health and welfare of fish is vital to a sustainable aquaculture sector. Dr Peter Southgate, Fish Vet Group, speaks to TheFishSite Editor,...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Whooshh Innovations Launches New Fish Transport System
US - Washington-based Whooshh Innovations has launched an entirely new system to move fish at the processing plant, farm site, hatchery, or dam through its patented...
Friday, January 17, 2014
European Parliament to Hold Vote on Animal Health
EU - On Wednesday 22 January, the European Parliament’s Environment Committee will vote on the draft opinion concerning the future EU Regulation on animal health....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish
US - A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Figures Reveal Sea Lice Numbers have Exploded in North-west Highlands
SCOTLAND, UK - As the damage being caused to wild salmon and sea trout in Scotland continues, the latest aggregated sea lice data, published by the Scottish Salmon...
Salmon Conservation Organisations Express Concern Over Consultation Plans
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and Salmonid Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (SCNL) have expressed concern that the Province of Newfoundland and...
Thursday, November 21, 2013
World Fisheries Day: Australian Seafood is the 'Best Choice'
AUSTRALIA - If you are going to eat sustainable and healthy seafood, 'Australian is the source of choice'­ was the key message from the Commonwealth Fisheries Association...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Scientists Discover Reproductive Strategy of Endangered Limpet
SPAIN - The Ribbed Mediterranean Limpet is one of the most endangered invertebrates of the Mediterranean Sea and is classed as being in danger of extinction. Researchers...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Call for Papers for 2014 Animal Welfare Conference
UK - The deadline for the receipt of abstracts for the UFAW Animal Welfare Conference is approaching; submissions must be received by 22 November. ...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Tagging Aquatic Animals can Disrupt Natural Behavior
US and CANADA - American and Canadian researchers have for the first time quantified the energy cost to aquatic animals when they carry satellite tags, video cameras...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Benchmark Holdings Takes Over Ardtoe Marine Research Facility
SCOTLAND, UK - Benchmark Holdings Ltd has added to its sustainable aquaculture division with the purchase of the Ardtoe marine research facility in Scotland. The...
Monday, October 21, 2013
Fish Welfare/Transportation Scholarships Open
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is calling for applications for its 2014 Dorothy Sidley Memorial Scholarships. ...
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Commission Urged to Deliver New Framework for Animal Welfare Law
EU - On World Animal Day (Friday, 4 October), a symbolic day for all animals and their supporters, Eurogroup for Animals presented the European Commission with its...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Understand Stress to Improve Salmon´s Success in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Researchers at Uni Research AS have shown that stress can affect salmon's ability to learn and remember, possibly explaining why many salmon do not return...
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Aqua Nor 2013: New Research Tests for Sealice Resistance
NORWAY - New research by PatoGen has been testing for sealice resistance, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor, from Aqua Nor 2013, Trondheim, Norway....
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Lamprey Fish Still Parched Following Drought
AUSTRALIA - The Lamprey fish has no jaw, a sucker-like mouth and it swims between the estuary of the Coorong and the fresh water of the lower Murray to complete...
 
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