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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
New Research Shows Kids Don't Know Their Fish from Their Fish Fingers
UK - New research from Seafish has revealed that the UK’s kids have a worrying lack of awareness when it comes to naming different species of edible fish....
Monday, September 01, 2014
Zebrafish Help to Unravel Alzheimer’s Disease
BELGIUM - New fundamental knowledge about the regulation of stem cells in the nerve tissue of zebrafish embryos results in surprising insights into neurodegenerative...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Sustainable Aquaculture Courses at the University of St Andrews: A Students Perspective
SCOTLAND, UK - Aquaculture Student Ellen Ashford talks to TheFishSite about her recent experience of studying for the St Andrews Postgraduate Diploma course in sustainable...
Walking Fish Reveal Evolutionary Secrets
CANADA - About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Irish Sea Fisheries Board to Host Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board has announced that its conference “Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?” will take...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Study Links Fish Brain Size to Parental Duties
CANADA - Male stickleback fish that protect their young have bigger brains than counterparts that don’t care for offspring, finds a new University of British Columbia...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Australian Researchers Succeed in Breeding Rare Trout
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia and Western Australia’s Department of Fisheries have bred one of Australia’s...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Brazil and Norway Expand Cooperation in Aquaculture Development
BRAZIL - Brazil and Norway have continued the identification of areas for Technical Bilateral cooperation in order to develop and improve aquaculture in both countries....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Student Expedition Brings MSC-Certified Tuna Fisheries Closer Together
MALDIVES - Two aspiring pole and line fishers from the Maldives are heading to Washington state, USA, to learn how to responsibly fish for albacore tuna, in association...
Lionfish Characteristics Make Them More 'Terminator' than Predator
US - New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
New Book Guides Future Sustainable Use of Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - The history of the Spencer Gulf has been captured in a new book launched by Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock....
Blood Cells a New Source of Neurons in Crayfish
GLOBAL - A new study has demonstrated that the immune system can produce cells with stem cell properties that can create different types of cells such as neurons...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Ancient Shellfish Tell 10,000 Year History of El Niño Cycles
US and FRANCE - The planet’s largest and most powerful driver of climate changes from one year to the next, the El Niño Southern Oscillation in the tropical Pacific...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Study Confirms Piscine Reovirus Common and Harmless Virus in BC Fish
CANADA - A new study, published last month in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Fish Diseases, reports on extensive fish virus research and confirms that...
New Report Finds Link Between Aquaculture and Poverty Reduction
BANGLADESH - A new report produced by WorldFish and the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies has found a link between aquaculture and poverty reduction....
Friday, August 08, 2014
AFBI Eel Fishery Research Programme gets a Boost
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute’s (AFBI) eel research programme in conjunction with the Lough Neagh Fisherman Co-operative Society...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
IRTA Researcher Discusses Fish Feeding Options
SPAIN - Researchers at IRTA explain the variety of fish feed systems that exist in aquaculture as part of a new video series....
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
South Staffordshire College Fish Hatchery Sales Reach the Five Million Mark
UK - South Staffordshire College’s unique Aquaculture resources, which combine student courses with a commercial business, has hit a milestone with sales from...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Genomic Boost to Disease Resistance in Rohu Carp
NORWAY - A collaborative project between Norway and India has discovered markers for genes that control resistance against the bacterial disease Aeromoniasis in...
Friday, August 01, 2014
India and Uganda Co-operate on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organised a high level meeting with Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, Ugandan Minster of State for Fisheries for...
Researchers Investigate New Cure for Piscirickettsia Salmonis
CHILE - Researchers are working on a vaccine against the bacteria Piscirickettsia salmonis that attacks salmon using wild plants in the Atacama Desert....
Study of Bigeye Tuna in Northwest Atlantic Uses New Tracking Methods
US - A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center...
New Research Finds Invasive Lionfish is Likely Safe to Eat
US - Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
New Aquaculture Institution Set Up in Singapore
SINGAPORE - Although Singapore is not an aquaculture nation on the global map, this did not prevent a group of zealous aquaculture investors and professionals from...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Global Initiative for Agricultural and Fisheries Education Formed
INDIA - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalise global agricultural education, capacity building and...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Commission Prioritises Larger Quotas Over Larger Fish Stocks
EU - The European Commission announced the next steps in the implementation of the new common fisheries policy (CFP) at a hearing in the the Fisheries Committee...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Breakthrough in Fighting EMS Helps Shrimp Production
JAPAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
 
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