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10 January 2012
Shetland's Lost Salmon Cages Found
UK - The 12 drifting salmon cages containing 300,000 fully grown fish which went missing from the Shetland isle of Unst during the Christmas gales have been taken...
09 January 2012
Animals Unlikely Source Of Antimicrobial Resistance
UK - Scientists at the University of Glasgow, Scotland are urging policymakers to reconsider priorities in efforts to understand and control antimicrobial resistance....
06 January 2012
Gladstone Update: Cause Of Death Unknown
AUSTRALIA - A spokesperson for the Department of Environment and Resource Management has told TheFishSite that the department has investigated the new findings of...
Salmon Cages Still Lost At Sea
SCOTLAND, UK - A specialist aircraft has joined the search for 12 large fish farm cages full of salmon that broke free from their moorings in Shetland at Christmas....
05 January 2012
Predator Fish Causes Norway's Dead Fish Wash Up?
NORWAY - Around 20 tonnes of dead herring have been washed up on a beach in Troms, Norway. Scientists say the most likely cause is a predator fish. ...
23 December 2011
Fish Lice Control Successful
NORWAY - Following a delousing campaign through 2010 and 2011, Minister of Fisheries Lisbeth Berg-Hansen says that producers must continue to work together to fight...
22 December 2011
Study Into High Mercury Levels In Fish
CHILE - The Fisheries Commission has requested the allocation of resources in order to complete a study on heavy metals in fish....
21 December 2011
Pancreas Disease Confirmed At Sal Mar Site
NORWAY - Norway's Food Safety Authority has confirmed the presence of the Pancreas Disease (PD) virus in SalMar Farming's site Singsholmen in Hitra municipality....
20 December 2011
Salmon Diseases Caused By Many Factors
NORWAY - Disease in salmon is caused by a number of factors in combination, including many micro-organisms, various environmental influences, aquaculture conditions...
14 December 2011
New Fish Test Results For Gladstone Released
AUSTRALIA - Preliminary toxicology testing of fish collected as part of the Gladstone Harbour investigation has found no evidence that organic chemicals or metals...
13 December 2011
The Co-operative Nets Top Marine Accolade
UK - The Co-operative Group has been ranked top in the Marine Conservation Society's (MCS) Supermarket Survey 2011, scoring 84 per cent and earning a gold award...
07 December 2011
When The Heat's On, Fish Can Cope
AUSTRALIA - Australian scientists have discovered that some tropical fish have a greater capacity to cope with rising sea temperatures than previously thought –...
06 December 2011
Global Warming Could Increase Fish Parasites
GLOBAL - Parasitic worms that infect fish and have a devastating effect on fish reproduction grow four times faster at higher temperatures – providing some of...
05 December 2011
Global Warming Changes Parasite & Host Fish Balance
GLOBAL - Parasitic worms that infect fish, and have a devastating effect on fish reproduction, grow four times faster at higher temperatures – providing some of...
ISA Testing Completed: No Confirmed Cases
CANADA - The Government of Canada in collaboration with the Province of British Columbia (BC) has completed testing all samples related to the suspected infectious...
01 December 2011
Genetic Buzzer-Beater Genes May Save Fish
US - Two distinct populations of rainbow trout - one in Alaska, the other in Idaho - share a genetic trait that could have huge implications for fisheries conservation...
25 November 2011
Aquapesca Suspends Prawn Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Aquapesca, an aquaculture company based in the district of Inhassunge, in the central province of Zambézia, has indefinitely suspended prawn production...
Great Lakes Fish Feed On Invading Shrimp
US - The latest invader of the Great Lakes—Hemimysis anomala, or more commonly the bloody red shrimp after its bright red spots—may become a new food source...
24 November 2011
Historic Agreement To Ban Discards In Skagerrak
NORWAY, SWEDEN and DENMARK - The ministers of fisheries in Norway, Sweden and Denmark have, in Stockholm, signed a joint declaration forbidding discards of fish...
More Dodgy Dredging Data For Gladstone Harbour
AUSTRALIA - The latest October water test results from Queensland’s Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) indicate that dredging is linked to...
23 November 2011
Cold Climate Affects Bangus Supply
PHILIPPINES - Supplies of bangus (milkfish) will be weakened as a cold weather is set to invade fishponds....
Canada Moves Forward On Protection Of Key Species
CANADA - Several key species, including North Atlantic Swordfish and Atlantic Bluefin tuna, will benefit from stronger management measures, following the 2011 annual...
22 November 2011
Satellite Data Can Help Protect Bluefin Tuna
EU - A new model developed by scientists of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) allows the potential presence of bluefin tuna to be tracked through...
17 November 2011
Monitoring & Control Of Caligus In Chile
CHILE - A series of measures to reduce Caligus parasites (sea lice) detected in salmon has been announced for Salmonids Concessions Group (ACS) 10, after high sea...
15 November 2011
OIE: Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Outbreak Reported
SOUTH AFRICA - A new outbreak of epizootic ulcerative syndrome has been reported to the OIE by Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture,...
14 November 2011
EU Ambitious Plans To Protect Tuna & Swordfish
EU - The European Union will table ambitious proposals for the conservation of Mediterranean swordfish, and tropical tunas and sharks, in line with the recommendations...
Illegal Caviar Trade: Threat To Danube Sturgeons
EU - The highly endangered sturgeons of the Danube river basin are at risk because of the persistent illegal trade in their caviar involving Bulgaria and Romania,...
11 November 2011
Oceana Seeks Shark & Swordfish Protections
TURKEY - Oceana is seeking protections for sharks and swordfish at the 22nd Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas...
Genetic Approach May Lead To ISA Treatment
US - A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has provided the first look at a genetic structure that may play a critical role...
10 November 2011
Swordfish On The Agenda At ICCAT Meeting
TURKEY - As ICCAT (International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) opens in Istanbul, WWF releases a new study showing current fishing capacity...
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