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30 May 2013
Experts Seek Approach to Combat Fish Diseases
INDIA - A two-day workshop on national surveillance programme for aquatic animal diseases held at the National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources concluded on Tuesday...
29 May 2013
World Veterinary Congress - Aquatic Veterinary Programme
CZECH REPUBLIC - Don’t miss out on an Aquatic Veterinary Programme to beat all others. Earn up to 30 hours of Veterinary Continuing Education & Professional Development...
24 May 2013
New Barrier to Stop Invasive Crayfish
EU - New barriers have been developed to prevent invasive American signal crayfish from moving upstream and colonising important European crayfish habitat. The...
21 May 2013
Shellfish Abundance Risky for the Future
UK - Overfishing has reduced fish populations and biodiversity across much of the world's oceans. In response, fisheries are increasingly reliant on a handful of...
20 May 2013
Call for Action to Boost EU Aquaculture Sector
BRUSSELS - A call has gone out for European-wide action to take into account the special needs of the aquaculture sector and boost fish health in Europe, writes...
10 May 2013
Plastic Litter Found in Fish Guts
UK - Tiny pieces of plastic are being taken up by a range of different fish species with unknown effects on their health, according to a new study....
London Zoo Launches Global Appeal to Save Critically Endangered Fish
UK - Aquarists at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) London Zoo are launching an urgent worldwide appeal to find a female mate for the last remaining males of...
23 April 2013
Oyster Farmers to Benefit from Fusion Marine Appointment
UK - Aquaculture equipment specialist Fusion Marine has been appointed as the UK distributor and support company for an innovative new oyster farming system....
05 April 2013
Fish Welfare Challenges Still Faced in Aquaculture Industry
ANALYSIS - Despite all the excellent progress that has been made into fish welfare, Pete Southgate of Fish Vet Group, speaking at the GlobalGAP meeting in Madrid,...
02 April 2013
Ethics, Antibiotics, Consumer Opinion Shaping Buying Decisions
ANALYSIS - The ethics of meat production are issues that many consumers decide upon away from the supermarket, but as soon as they enter the store other driving...
27 March 2013
Correct Care helps Salmon Smolt Tackle Stressful move to Sea Cages
NORWAY - With correct physical exercise and good health screening, salmon smolt will become stronger and better at tackling the stress of being transferred to sea...
25 March 2013
Importance of Sustainability Growing for Food Industry
ANALYSIS - Sustainability is becoming a major item for the food industry around the world, as resources become more restricted and demand grows....
19 March 2013
EU Earmarks €15m for Food and Feed Safety Testing
EU - The European Commission is to grant a total of €15 million for 2013 to support the 44 EU Reference Laboratories (EU-RLs) designated for food and feed safety...
18 March 2013
VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia 2013: Thai Government Offers Shrimp, Tilapia Aquaculture Standard
THAILAND - Thailand's Department of Fisheries is offering farmers a certification programme for shrimp and tilapia farming, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor,...
14 March 2013
Fish Welfare Depends on Fish Health
FINLAND - The health of fish is affected by a number of factors, such as fish diseases and changes in the environment. ...
08 March 2013
ISA Virus Spread by Red Blood Cells in the Blood Vessels
NORWAY - New research sheds light on how the interaction between salmon and the Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus develops and spreads in fish. The findings...
01 March 2013
Increasing Cases of Cardiomyopathy Syndrome Seen in Salmonids
NORWAY - For the second year in a row there has been an increase in the number of diagnosed CMS (cardiomyopathy syndrome) cases. From 2010 to 2012, the number had...
27 February 2013
Ship Noise Makes Crabs get Crabby
UK - The team from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter found that crabs exposed to recordings of ship noise showed an increase in metabolic rate, indicating elevated...
22 February 2013
International Scientists Meet to Plan Salmon Recovery
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A team of 25 international experts on salmon biology are meeting at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Belfast to develop an...
21 February 2013
Crayfish Moved as Threat of Crayfish Plague
UK - An endangered species of crayfish has been moved from a stream near Sheffield by the Environment Agency to give it a better chance of survival. The white-clawed...
19 February 2013
Welfare Assurance Scheme to be Reviewed
UK - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has commissioned an independent, expert review of its farmed animal welfare assurance scheme,...
18 February 2013
Ensuring Wild Atlantic Salmon Survive to Reap Benefits of Clean Air
CANADA - The Nova Scotia Salmon Association is maximizing the benefits of the US Clean Air Act by giving a river that is home to endangered wild Atlantic salmon...
Gender Reversal in Tilapia Fish to Increase Production
OMAN - To increase the production of farm-raised tilapia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has turned to sex reversal in the fish....
Morrisons Commits to Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - Morrisons is announcing a series of new commitments developed in partnership with Seafish's Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) as part of its seafood policy....
15 February 2013
Rising Acid Levels May Make Sea Sediments More Toxic
UK - A recent report by Cefas scientists found that ocean acidification, caused by climate change, could result in sediments contaminated with metals becoming more...
Young’s Welcomes Fish Fight’s Impact on Dynamite and Discards
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited welcomes the scrutiny that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s latest Fish Fight TV show, has brought to the unacceptable use of dynamite...
14 February 2013
Introductory Sustainable Aquaculture Course starts April 2013
SCOTLAND - The next online introductory certificate course in Sustainable Aquaculture from the University of St Andrews is due to start on 29th April 2013....
04 February 2013
Researchers See Real Time Brain Activity of Fish
GLOBAL - For the first time, researchers have been able to see a thought "swim" through the brain of a living fish....
17 January 2013
‘Shell-Shocked’ Crabs Can Feel Pain
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The food and aquaculture industries should reconsider how they treat live crustaceans such as crabs, prawns and lobsters. That’s according...
15 January 2013
Lost Fishing Nets Threatening Marine Biodiversity
AUSTRALIA - CSIRO scientists are working with GhostNets Australia and Indigenous rangers to identify hotspots where lost fishing nets are threatening marine biodiversity....
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