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24 April 2015
New Method to Detects Harmful Oyster Disease
US - A new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish has been discovered...
10 April 2015
New Research Finds Clam Cancer Spreads by Cloning
US - Cancerous tumour cells can spread from one clam to another, causing a disease that has devastated soft-shell clam populations along the east coast of North...
Fish Follow Edges of Erratic Dead Zones in Great Lakes
US - Dead zones caused by oxygen depletion can be extremely variable and fast-moving in Lake Erie, but fish tend to cluster around the zone edges, according to new...
07 April 2015
Fishing Worsens Forage Fish Population Collapses
US - Fishing has exacerbated collapses in forage fish populations, leading to a need for more sustainable management practices, shows a new study from the University...
01 April 2015
Research Shows Striped Marlins' Favourite Places
US - Researchers have used satellite tagging to track the movements of marlins, revealing their preferred habitats....
27 February 2015
Economic Models Give Insights Into Global Sustainability Challenges
US - Combining global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part...
02 February 2015
New Injectable Device Makes Tracking Fish Easier
US - Fish no longer need to go under the knife to help researchers understand exactly how they swim through hydroelectric dams, thanks to a new injectable tracking...
28 August 2014
Merck Animal Health to Sponsor 10th International Sea Lice Conference
US - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will be sponsoring the 10th International Sea Lice Conference, being hosted for...
05 June 2014
Iron, Steel in Hatcheries May Distort Magnetic 'Map Sense' of Steelhead Trout
US - Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout by altering...
06 March 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...
26 February 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...
28 January 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...
06 December 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...
02 August 2013
Robotic Fish Trigger Fear in Zebrafish
US - The latest in a series of experiments testing the ability of robots to influence live animals shows that bio-inspired robots can not only elicit fear in zebrafish,...
19 June 2013
'Tailing' Spiny Lobster Larvae to Protect Them
US - The commercial value of spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) in the Caribbean reaches $1 billion annually, thus making it one of the most valuable fisheries in the...
21 December 2012
Shocking Asian Carp out of Midwest Rivers Not a Viable Option
US - One of the more promising ideas for controlling or eliminating troublesome Asian carp populations in the Midwest's rivers is impractical and unsafe, according...
30 November 2012
Sources of E. coli Are Not Always What They Seem
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have identified sources of Escherichia coli bacteria that could help restore the reputation of local livestock....
22 October 2012
What Repercussions Will Follow Proposition 37?
ANALYSIS - On 6 November, when the US goes to the polls to elect a new president, the voters of California will also be voting on a landmark piece of legislation...
11 July 2012
Copper Found to Make Salmon More Vunerable to Predators
US - Minute amounts of copper from brake linings and mining operations can affect salmon to where they are easily eaten by predators, says a Washington State University...
22 June 2012
White Spot Outbreak in Shrimp in Hawaii
US - A renewed outbreak of White Spot in shrimp has been reported on shrimp farms in Hawaii. ...
Meat Without Drugs Campaign Launched
US – A majority of Americans want meat raised without antibiotics to be sold in their local supermarket, according to a new national poll conducted by Consumer...
21 June 2012
Engineered Robot Interacts with Live Fish
US - A bioinspired robot has provided the first experimental evidence that live zebrafish can be influenced by engineered robots. ...
20 June 2012
OIE: White Spot Disease Reported In US
HAWAII, US - A new outbreak of white spot disease was reported to the OIE by Dr John Clifford, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture,...
29 May 2012
IHN Hits Washington State
US - Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis virus (IHN) has been found for the first time ever on a salmon farm in Washington State. ...
03 May 2012
Detecting Low-Level Exposure to Seafood Toxin
US - NOAA scientists and their colleagues have discovered a biological marker in the blood of laboratory zebrafish and marine mammals that shows when they have been...
02 May 2012
Invasion Concerns Over Rise in Asian Tiger Shrimp
US - The recent rise in sightings of non-native Asian tiger shrimp off the US Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts has government scientists working to determine the...
26 April 2012
Diseases of Warmwater Fish Course
FLORIDA, US - University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Diseases of Warmwater Fish course is an intensive two-week class designed to provide instruction...
17 April 2012
Pesticides a Risk to the Future of Pacific Salmon
US - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided a draft biological opinion on the potential effects of three pesticides on the endangered...
13 April 2012
Congresswoman Welcomes FDA Move on Antibiotics
US - Following the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement that it is taking three steps to protect public health and promote the judicious use of medically...
12 April 2012
Ocean Acidification Linked to Larval Oyster Failure
US - Researchers at Oregon State University have definitively linked an increase in ocean acidification to the collapse of oyster seed production at a commercial...
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