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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Pakistan Upgrades Aquaculture Research Station
PAKISTAN - A Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Station has been established with the support of Higher Education Commission (HEC) to upgrade the existing research...
Programme Revealed for Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - The speaker programme is now available for Bord Iascaigh Mhara's “Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?” which takes place on 18 and 19 November...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Seafood Scotland Examines Challenges and Opportunity for Shellfish Growers
SCOTLAND, UK - Seafood Scotland’s consultant retail and foodservice expert Jim Gourley, spoke about ‘change, challenge and opportunity’ for Scottish shellfish...
Success for Maldives, US Partnership on Pole and Line Tuna
MALDIVES and US - The first International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) Voyage of Discovery – an initiative designed to bring fishers from sustainable pole-and-line...
FDA Online Tool to Help US Fight Seafood Fraud
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new online learning module designed to help groups including “state regulators ensure the proper...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
India to Create First Fish Veterinary Hospital
INDIA - India is to set up its first hospital dedicated to treating abnormalities and diseases in fish. ...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Fish Feed Protein Awarded European Innovation Prize
SWEDEN - For the first time ever, a Swedish research and innovation project is one of the winners of the EARTO Innovation Prize for its fish feed protein....
New Research Finds Tilapias Use Urine to Attract Females
EUROPE - Scientists in Portugal and Germany have just identified in the urine of male Mozambique Tilapia fish a sex pheromone used to attract and prepare females...
Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Investment in Northern Ireland’s World-Class Veterinary Science Research Must be Maintained
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Northern Ireland’s excellence in research and development (R&D) must be maintained through continued investment, British Veterinary Association...
Registration Open for November 2014 Sturgeon Conference
POLAND - The 7th International Sturgeon Conference is taking place on 26 November 2014, Warsaw, Poland. Registration is now open....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Promoting Better Welfare of Pacamã Through Tank Colour
BRAZIL - The pacamã (Lophiosilurus alexandri) fish is a carnivorous fresh water fish of importance to Brazil which lives the sediments and rocks or the river bed,...
Saving Big Old Fish is Essential to Replenishing Stocks
GLOBAL - A new compilation of research from around the world now shows that big, old, fat, fertile, female fish – known as BOFFFFs to scientists – are essential...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Male Bluefin Killifish Signal Different Things With Different Fins
US - They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish’s social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish (Lucania...
Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate...
Scientists Discover Vegetarian Diet for Marine Aquaculture
US - For the first time scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture, the key to making aquaculture...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
US Researchers Examine Antibiotic Content in Farmed Fish
US - In a new study, Hansa Done, PhD candidate, and Rolf Halden, PhD, researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examine antibiotic content...
Partnerships Signed for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste
TIMOR-LESTE - Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve nutrition and reduce poverty were signed in Timor-Leste as part of a celebration...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: Don't Be Scared of Innovation
GLOBAL - Carlos Luna, Director of Angulas Aguinage, explains how innovation is possible, even in small companies during his plenary address at Aquaculture Europe...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Aquaculture Europe 2014: New Epitheliocystis Agents in Sea Bream Investigated
GREECE - Delivering her presentation at Aquaculture Europe 2014, in San Sebastian, Spain, Helena Seth-Smith discussed how she has investigated the novel agents of...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Cichlids’ Egg-Spots: How Evolution Creates New Characteristics
SWITZERLAND - The evolution of new traits with novel functions has always posed a challenge to evolutionary biology. Studying the colour markings of cichlid fish,...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
Monday, October 13, 2014
MAGAP Project Strengthens Trout Fry Production
ECUADOR - In Papallacta, Napo Province, the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, is running the "Mariculture and fish for aquaculture development in Ecuador"...
New Research Helping EU Aquaculture Become More Competitive
EU - In order to help EU aquaculture become more competitive, sustainable and efficient, an EU-funded project is connecting the expertise of aquaculture scientists...
Friday, October 10, 2014
New Study Finds Fishermen's Expertise is Rarely Considered by Scientists
IRELAND - The knowledge of fishermen, which could be referenced to help prevent the catastrophic ecological collapses we are seeing in our lakes and oceans, is rarely...
Norway Sea Lice Pesticides Exceeding UK Environmental Health Standards
NORWAY - Levels of aquaculture pesticides exceed UK environmental quality standards (EQSs) in samples taken from near Norwegian fish farms, a recent study has shown....
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
NMIT Launches New 2015 Aquaculture Qualifications
NEW ZEALAND - Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is launching two new qualifications in aquaculture in 2015 and now provides a full suite of aquaculture...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
New Study First to Document the Voices of Fish Larvae
US - A new study from researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is the first to document that fish larvae produce...
Chilean Firm Wins GAA's Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award
CHILE - Rodrigo Prado, a civil engineer and director of USONIC Ltda. in Puerto Montt, Chile, is the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Preferred Freezer...
 
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