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Thursday, October 02, 2014
How Effective are Lumpfish in the Fight Against Sea Lice?
GLOBAL - Sea lice are one of the biggest obstacles that the Atlantic salmon farming industry is facing at present. Ása Johannesen, Aquaculture Research Station...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
New Research Studies Parasites Affecting Tilapia Production
MEXICO - A team from the Institute of Ecology (INECOL) led by Dr Miguel Rubio Godoy are studying parasitic worms (monogeneans) of the genera Gyrodactylus, and Cichlidogyrus...
Monday, September 29, 2014
New Film Calls for Immediate Action to Stop Disappearance of Large Fish
SPAIN - The international marine conservation organisation Oceana and the film production company Panthalassa present “Sea Legend”, a film whose world premiere...
Buckland Foundation Delivers Atlantic Salmon Management Lecture
UK - Under the auspices of the Buckland Foundation and the Imperial College Centre for Environmental Policy, the Buckland Lecture for 2014 is entitled ‘Species...
Friday, September 26, 2014
New Research Finds Trawling Threatening Spanish Canyon Ecosystems
EU - Intensive trawling could turn seafloor ecosystems into ‘deserts of the sea’, new research warns. The study found that continuous bottom trawling for shrimp...
Research Finds Clownfish Better Adapted to Climate Change
AUSTRALIA - New research has found clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a home, which makes them better able to cope with environmental change....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
New Approaches Needed to Cope with Climate Change
GLOBAL - Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that...
Best Aquaculture Practice Auditor Course Set For US in January
US - The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry...
University of Western Australia Enhances Indian Ocean Research
AUSTRALIA - An executive team from The University of Western Australia (UWA) visited the University of Mauritius last week, signing a Memorandum of Understanding...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Fish Teeth Reveal Regulatory DNA Changes Behind Rapid Evolution
US - Sticklebacks, the roaches of the fish world, are the ideal animal in which to study the genes that control body shape. They've moved from the ocean into tens...
Tropical Rabbitfish a Threat to Mediterranean Sea Ecosystems
MEDITERRANEAN - The tropical rabbitfish which have devastated algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea pose a major threat to the entire Mediterranean basin...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Humber Seafood Summit: Educating Chefs is Key to Sustainable Fish Message
UK - The role of chefs in delivering the sustainable fish message is key, according to Jose Souto, Senior Chef at Westminster Kingsway College, writes Lucy Towers,...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Specialist Camera Sheds Light on Mate Choice of Swordtail Fish
US - Similar to how a peacock shows its extravagant, colourful tail feathers in courtship of a peahen, a group of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis...
New Research Finds Pollution Reaches Even Most Remote Areas of Ocean
SPAIN - Three years after the Hesperides vessel returned to Spain culminating the around the world of the Malaspina Expedition, researchers have an increasingly...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Warmer Waters Increases Invasive Fish Species Threat in Atlantic
US - A new study has found that warming Atlantic temperatures could increase the range of invasive species in the ocean....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
$20 Million Grant to Launch Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network in Maine
US - A $20 million National Science Foundation EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) grant will establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture...
EuroTier: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and...
Nigerian Fish Production gets $60 million Boost
NIGERIA - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Oyo State Government and private firm Triton Aqua Africa Ltd will see $60 million injected into fish production....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Algasol Renewables, OriginOil Collaborate on Algae Fish Feed Production
BANGLADESH - OriginOil is to provide algae harvesting technology for the low-cost algae growth system from Algasol Renewables. The integrated system will launch...
Sea Trout Research Underway at New Irish Research Facility
IRELAND - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has officially opened a new laboratory at its research facility on its National Index Sea Trout Catchment (River Erriff)...
Friday, September 12, 2014
University Offers Short Course in Fish Disease Diagnosis
INDIA - A short-course on advanced virological techniques in fish disease diagnosis was inaugurated by Baskaran Manimaran, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Fisheries...
Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Fish oil is an ideal source of omega-3 in salmon feed, but the capacity to produce farmed salmon using fish oil as the main source of omega-3 in feed is...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
How to Perform a Necropsy of Tilapia
SPAIN - IRTA researcher Karl Andree explains the process of performing a necropsy on tilapia. ...
Increasing Opportunities for the Canadian Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, along with James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, held a roundtable on the proposed...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
How Feed Additives Can Affect Fish Health and Welfare
SPAIN - Dr Enric Gisbert from IRTA discusses the use of feed additives for fish health and welfare....
India's Agriculture Developments Praised by FAO
INDIA - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), director general, Jose Graziano da Silva has met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Archerfish Target Prey with 'Skillfully Thrown' Water
GERMANY - Archerfish hunt by shooting jets of water at unsuspecting insects, spiders, or even small lizards on leaves or twigs above, knocking them into the water...
Alaska Fish Factor: Republican Dan Sullivan Bows Out of Fisheries Debate
US - “Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an October 1 fisheries...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Bluefin Tuna Found in Greenland Waters Due to Warmer Waters
DENMARK - On a warm summer day in August 2012, Greenlandic fishermen and biologists caught an unusual catch while conducting an exploratory fishery for mackerel....
 
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