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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...
06 September 2016
New Method to Determine Cod's Sex Gene Could Increase Profits
NORWAY - New methods at University of Oslo have made it possible to determine the Atlantic cod´s gender genetically. This could increase profits on cod in aquaculture....
02 September 2016
Researchers Find Bivalves Live Longer at High Latitudes
US - Researchers in the Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, have shown that high-latitude bivalves live longer and grow slower than those in the tropics. ...
23 August 2016
Research Alliance to Improve Aquaculture and Livestock Breeding
UK - The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal production....
New DNA Method Detects Invasive Fish Species in Rivers
EU - Scientists have developed a new way of monitoring Ponto-Caspian gobies, a group of widely invasive fish species, by detecting traces of the fishes’ DNA in...
19 August 2016
Understanding How Fish Move Can Improve Fisheries Management
EU - Understanding the way fish use their habitat is necessary for a science based approach to fisheries management, according to a new scientific review. ...
17 August 2016
Crude Oil Found to Causes Deformities in Haddock
NORWAY - An international research team has found that even brief exposure of Atlantic haddock eggs to low concentrations of dispersed crude oil can cause severe...
09 August 2016
Top Geneticist Joins Benchmark’s Breeding and Genetics Business
UK - Industry expert, Dr Alan Tinch has joined Benchmark’s breeding and genetics business as Technical Services Director....
Scientists Successfully Decode Genome of Economically Important Seaweed
JAPAN - In order to help develop the protection, growth and scientific understanding of the economically important Okinawa mozuku seaweed, a team of researchers...
18 July 2016
GMO Labelling Bill Passed in US
US - New legislation designed to offer consumers more information about genetically engineered ingredients in their food passed in the US House of Representatives...
11 July 2016
New Research Shows Seaweeds get Sick When Stressed
AUSTRALIA - A variety of normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the seaweeds become stressed by high water temperatures, UNSW Australia...
Researchers Discover First Sleeper Goby Cavefish in Western Hemisphere
MEXICO - Researchers have described a new genus and species of cavefish from Mexico - the Oaxaca Cave Sleeper....
07 July 2016
Research Finds Baby Fish Lose Protectors in Acidified Oceans
AUSTRALIA - A common close partnership which sees baby fish sheltering from predators among the poisonous tentacles of jellyfish will be harmed under predicted ocean...
Lost Hormone is Found in Starfish
UK - Biologists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the evolutionary history of a hormone responsible for sexual maturity in humans...
06 July 2016
Fish Out of Water are More Common than Thought
AUSTRALIA - Fish have evolved the ability to live on land many times, challenging the perception that this extreme lifestyle shift was likely to have been a rare...
28 June 2016
Elephantnose Fish - Small Brain Yet Astounding Performance
GERMANY - The elephantnose fish explores objects in its surroundings by using its eyes or its electrical sense - sometimes both together. Zoologists at the University...
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,...
13 June 2016
Researchers Achieve Larger Fish but Without Extra 'Fat'
SPAIN - An international study led by the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) has identified a genetic mechanism that allows for larger fish in aquaculture...
10 June 2016
Research Confirms Electric Eels Can Make Leaping Attacks
US - New research has revealed that eels do make leaping attacks out of the water. This discovery confirms a 200-year-old story by Alexander von Humboldt....
09 June 2016
New Research Shows Fish Can Recognise Human Faces
UK - A species of tropical fish has been shown to be able to distinguish between human faces. It is the first time fish have demonstrated this ability....
08 June 2016
Fish Courtship Pheromone Uses the Brain's Smell Pathway
JAPAN - Research at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan has revealed that a molecule involved in fish reproduction activates the brain via the nose. The pheromone...
Fiddler Crabs Use 'Morse Code' to Attract Mrs Right
JAPAN - Male fiddler crabs produce female-luring vibrations in their burrows. The vibrations and pulses that male fiddler crabs produce when they are trying to lure...
27 May 2016
Fish Can Adapt to Warmer Oceans, but Heat Waves Can Still Kill Them
NORWAY - Fish can adjust to warmer ocean temperatures, but heat waves can still kill them, a team of researchers from Sweden, Norway and Australia reports in an...
24 May 2016
New Research Could Reduce Aquaculture Reliance on Wild Prawn Brood Stock
AUSTRALIA - Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help...
23 May 2016
Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved in Canada
CANADA - Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have approved AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption. ...
Big isn't Always Better When it Comes to Male Fish Genitals
AUSTRALIA - Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have been looking at the breeding habits of fish, to test the theory that bigger genitals make...
20 May 2016
Biodiversity Protects Fish from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Fish provide protein to billions of people and are an especially critical food source in the developing world. Today marine biologists confirmed a key factor...
16 May 2016
Xelect Providing Advanced Technologies to the Aquaculture Industry
UK - Xelect provides advanced technologies and services to small, medium and large businesses across the entire aquaculture supply chain including breeding companies,...
11 May 2016
Fish-Eyed Lens Cuts Through the Dark
US - Combining the best features of a lobster and an African fish, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created an artificial eye that can see in the dark....
What Can We Learn From Zebrafish About Human Blood Disorders?
Genetic regulation of the various types of blood cells in zebrafish and humans is highly similar, making it relatively easy and cost-effective to perform genetic,...
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