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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Researchers Identify Cause of Endangered Missouri River Pallid Sturgeon Decline
US - US Fisheries scientists have discovered that oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River are directly linked with the failure of the...
MSU-UN Partnership to Raise Profile of Inland Fisheries
US - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation...
Monday, January 26, 2015
New Strategy to Use Less Fish to Test Chemical Safety
EU - The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released a new strategy on how to replace, reduce and refine the use of fish in testing of chemicals’ effect on flora...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Minister Encouraging Tilapia Aquaculture Expansion
INDIA - Principal Secretary (Animal Husbandry and Fisheries) Manmohan Singh held discussions with officials on the prospects of increasing fish cultivation and export...
Ultra-High Pressure Processing Increases Salmon Flesh Quality
GLOBAL - A new study in the Journal of Food Science has assessed the quality of salmon flesh after exposure to different levels of ultra-high level pressure (UHP)....
Erich Erber Honoured by Receiving PhD hc from Kasetsart University
THAILAND - In a dignified ceremony graced by the presence of HRH Princess Chulabhorn, a total of 2,450 students of Kasetsart University (Bangkok) received their...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Kerala Fisheries to Set Up Business Incubation Centre
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is setting up Business Incubation Centre and Start-up Villages in collaboration with industrial...
World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Nofima Investigates Use of Snow Crabs
NORWAY - Snow crabs have taken over the Barents Sea. As fishing of the species increases, Nofima investigates the best ways of using these crabs, including shelf...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Developing IMTA Production in Europe
EU - Tucked away in a small village on the West coast of Scotland, the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Laboratory is busy at work studying the benefits and drawbacks...
New Study Finds Dramatic Drop in Large Fish Numbers in 100 Years
GLOBAl - An new international study, which analysed more than 200 ocean ecosystem models across the globe to assess the evolution of the world fish biomass from...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Registration Open for Feed Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's annual Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference, which is slated for March 11-13,...
Wide Range of Investors Join in Launch of New Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - More than 15 corporate industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists, including Pentair, CEI, Google Oceans Program, and RSF Social Finance, have joined...
BIOMIN to Open New Aquaculture Research Center in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Opening early 2015, the new BIOMIN aquaculture research center will drive research and development of innovative and effective solutions to pressing challenges...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Call for Nominations for the Scottish Aquaculture Awards
SCOTLAND, UK - The Crown Estate is calling for nominations and entries for the Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards to celebrate the achievements and success of an...
Fish Peptide Could Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease
GLOBAL - A major international review of a peptide originally found in fish that could be used in the battle against cardiovascular disease has been published....
Friday, January 09, 2015
New Study Provides More Sustainable Course for China's Aquaculture
CHINA - A new study led by Stanford University, US, offers the clearest picture to date of the impact that China's aquaculture sector has on wild fisheries. The...
Thursday, January 08, 2015
New Research Finds Better Lobster Numbers Can Increase Disease Risk
ENGLAND, UK - Many marine protected areas (MPAs) have been hailed as the silver bullet for conservation, with reports of increased catch, and spillover of recovered...
OFC: Anglo-German Scholarship Announced at Conference
UK - The Oxford Farming Conference is to fund three students to attend Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, as part of a joint scholarship with the young member German...
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
New Project Improves Ice Slurry Chilling on Small Fishing Boats
ICELAND - Icelandic research company Matis has begun a project to improve the quality of fish and maximise return rates from small boats through improved ice slurry...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Fisheries College Receives Rs10 million Funding
INDIA - The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) is providing Rs10 million (1 crore) of funding to the M.V.K.R. Fisheries Polytechnic College...
Lumpfish Identified as Possible Reservoir for IPN
NORWAY - Controlled infection experiments by Nofima have shown that lumpfish, which are used to treat sea lice on salmon, can be a reservoir for the infectious pancreatic...
Monday, January 05, 2015
Cheaper Portable Device to Measure Fish Fat Created in Japan
JAPAN - Researchers in Japan have developed a portable device that calculates the level of fat in fish. ...
Friday, January 02, 2015
Integration of CReSA into IRTA
SPAIN - On 16 December, the government approved the integration of the Centre for Animal Health Research (CReSA) Foundation into the Institute for Agri-Food Research...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Fish Farmers on Fish-Rice-Pig Integrated Aquaculture
NIGERIA - The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD) has trained around 100 farmers in integrated fish farming as part...
A Guide to Farming Tilapia: On-Growing Techniques
GLOBAL - Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) are hardy and omnivorous fish which are best suited to being farmed in temperatures between 31 to 36°C. This guide...
International Maritime Institute of New Zealand Launched
NEW ZEALAND - An increasingly global focus and new world-class facilities are behind a name change for Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)’s maritime...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
New Guide to Early Mortality Syndrome for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - A newly updated Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) disease guide gives the full picture of the disease including its history, symptoms and its control. ...
Monday, December 29, 2014
New Guide to Farming Tilapia: Breeding and Hatchery
GLOBAL - A new guide looks at breeding and hatchery techniques including stocking densities for Nile tilapia. ...
Fish Experts Discuss Issues for Coarse Fishing Industry
UK - Fish experts from around the UK have attended the ninth annual Coarse Fish Meeting at Sparsholt College Hampshire to consider the many issues impacting on fishery...
 
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