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27 March 2015
MSD Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Meeting at 2015 Tilapia Congress
MALAYSIA - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has announced a High Quality Tilapia Meeting to be held on April 4 during...
25 March 2015
Salmon Foundation Calls for Increased Salmon Conservation Funding
CANADA - If the Ministerial Committee on wild Atlantic salmon recommends increased funding for conservation and applied research projects, it should look to the...
24 March 2015
Marine Harvest Investigates Using Trees for Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Marine Harvest is investigating the potential to use coniferous tree products as salmon feed....
Locally Grown Lupin Could Replace Imported Soya in Fish Feed
WALES, UK - Scientists at Aberystwyth University have shown that home-grown lupins provide as good a source of protein as imported soya for animal and fish feeds...
19 March 2015
100% Scholarships Now Available for University of St Andrews Sustainable Aquaculture Postgraduate Diploma/MSc
GLOBAL - The University of St Andrews has announced that it has secured ten 100 per cent scholarships for its Postgraduate Diploma/MSc course in Sustainable Aquaculture....
Distinguished Scientists Join the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has announced the formation of its Independent Scientific Panel, comprising eight highly regarded senior...
17 March 2015
Spanish Students win MSC Scholarship for Fisheries Science
SPAIN - Two students from Spain have won this year’s Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) scholarship for fisheries science. Cristina Andrés and João Rodrigues,...
16 March 2015
Government Backing to Develop New Seafish Trailblazer Apprenticeship for Fishermen
UK - Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, has been given the green light by the Department of Business Innovation & Skills, to develop a new Trailblazer Apprenticeship...
12 March 2015
Fish Vet Group Expands Technical Offering into Zebrafish Research Industry
US - Fish Vet Group (FVG) the world’s largest provider of aquaculture veterinary and diagnostic services is expanding its US offering into the Zebrafish research...
New Research Reveals Dead Zone Impacts on West Coast Groundfish
US - Scientists from NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Oregon State have begun to examine the impact of low-oxygen "dead zones" off the Oregon...
11 March 2015
Female Killifish Are Picky When it Comes to Partners
US - A new study offers insight into a process that could lead one species to diverge into two. The study found that female killifish that avoid mating with males...
10 March 2015
First National Skipper Training Curriculum Launched for Maldivian Tuna Fishers
MALDIVES - One year on from the launch of the Fishermen’s Community and Training Centre (FCTC), the pole-and-line skipper curriculum has officially been recognised...
09 March 2015
Is the Blue Crab Migrating North?
US - The northern migration of the commercially important blue crab could be another sign of climate change, said David Johnson, a former scientist at the Marine...
05 March 2015
New Research Allows Sole to Reproduced All Year Round
NETHERLANDS - Researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole which has allowed for them to start reproducing outside...
04 March 2015
Causes of Great Lakes Smelt Population Decline are Complex
US - The reasons for the dwindling population of smelt prey fish in the Great Lakes to near historic lows are more complicated than previously believed, new research...
03 March 2015
Further Information Released on New Trout Disease
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has released a fact sheet around the new disease which was detected in freshwater rainbow trout in 2013. A new virus...
02 March 2015
Pan-Africa Project to Develop Fish Trade in Africa
AFRICA - A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. ...
24 February 2015
Chikolongo Fish Farm Project Contributing to Sustainable Aquaculture
MALAWI - Imani Development, in conjunction with Stirling University, has been contracted by the International Fund for Animal Awareness (IFAW) to assist in training...
20 February 2015
Disinfectant Found to Treat Fungus on Catfish Eggs
US - New US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research has discovered a disinfectant that has the potential to treat fungus on catfish eggs....
New Vessel Sets Off for International Bottom Trawl Survey
NETHERLANDS - The RV Cefas Endeavour has commenced an 18 day charter to the Government of the Netherlands organisations Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) and the Institute for...
UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK...
Fisheries Spawning, Tagging Projects get C$92,850 Boost
CANADA - Fisheries science research on three different species will be advanced with support of C$92,850 from the Canadian Government....
Scientists Use Trout Bacteria to Combat Coldwater Disease
US - After 15 years of research, scientists at University of Idaho and Washington State University have found a simple and effective method to combat Coldwater Disease...
19 February 2015
Fishermen Must Adapt as Warming Waters Cause Fish Migration
SPAIN - Sardines, anchovies and mackerels play a crucial role in marine ecosystems, as well as having a high commercial value. However, the warming of waters makes...
18 February 2015
Successful Collaboration Unites EU Aquaculture Research Infrastructures
EU - After four years of fruitful collaboration, the AQUAEXCEL (Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research) project has fulfilled its strategic...
16 February 2015
Will a High Seas Fishing Ban Boost Global Catches?
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that closing the high seas to commercial fishing could be catch-neutral and distribute...
Aquatic at VIV Asia 2015: Focus on Sustainable Aquaculture
THAILAND - Aquaculture’s important role in the Asian animal proteins market will receive special recognition at the VIV Asia 2015 trade show in Thailand from March...
13 February 2015
BAP Auditor Course Set For Bali In May
INDONESIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher...
12 February 2015
Expressions of Interest for CCAMLR New and Exploratory Fisheries 2015
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is seeking expressions of interest from Australian companies or persons wishing to make an application...
10 February 2015
Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop
GLOBAL - Pentair's Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop is a four and a half day workshop held twice a year, one in the spring and one in the fall....
 
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