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25 April 2017
Fresh seaweed trial underway
A trial that aims to help to create one of the UK's first seaweed farms, near Oban, is now underway....
24 April 2017
Opportunity for future seafood leaders
A program designed to train and inspire the next generation of Australian seafood supremos is now underway....
20 April 2017
Scots secure £5m for marine research funding
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) has been awarded £5 million from the Scottish Funding Council this week....
19 April 2017
Fish can solve problems collectively
Some fish can pool their experience to solve problems collectively, according to new research from scientists at the University of St Andrews....
18 April 2017
Salmon sector outweighs fishing industry
Scotland’s salmon farming sector generated more money than the entire UK fishing industry for the first time ever last year....
04 April 2017
Marine research under threat
New plans to pull funding from Alaska Sea Grant a year earlier than previously announced, have inspired director, Paula Cullenberg, to issue an impassioned plea...
01 April 2017
Digging deep to dodge sea lice
Innovative ways to manage salmon behaviour so they are less likely to be infected by sea lice was the subject of a fascinating talk by Dr Frode Oppedal at last week’s...
28 March 2017
Aquaculture careers in the spotlight
The wide range of jobs available in the aquaculture industry – both in Scotland and abroad – will be the subject of a careers event at Stirling University on...
27 March 2017
Event set to be a knock out
Anaesthesia protocols and a debate on possible refinements of routine procedures with ornamental, farm, wild and laboratory fish are the key themes for this week’s...
08 March 2017
Urchinomics – Perfect Blend of Aquaculture and Conservation?
GLOBAL - Across the world’s oceans, sea urchins are on the march – and that’s not a good thing. Reports on how a new system of population management can stem...
07 March 2017
Researchers Look to Amaranth Leaf as Fishmeal Alternative
GLOBAL - As aquaculture continues to expand, more high quality feed is required to sustain the industry, but this is putting further strain on limited available...
01 March 2017
Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
GLOBAL - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in...
27 February 2017
Mini Eyeless Catfish Finally Given a Name
GLOBAL - After almost four decades, an elusive, eyeless catfish measuring less than an inch now has a name and a detailed description, thanks to two scientists from...
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Pet Treats Heading to Seldovia
US - Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula....
First International Fish Health Laboratory to Receive Accreditation from Sernapesca
CHILE - Benchmark’s Fish Vet Group in Chile has announced they will join the list of official fish health laboratories recognised by the National Fisheries and...
24 February 2017
Walton Family Foundation Details Next Phase in Restoring Indonesia’s Fisheries
INDONESIA - At the Economist’s fourth annual World Ocean Summit, the Walton Family Foundation outlined its five-year strategy for sustainable fisheries across...
Winners, Losers Among Fish When Landscape Undergoes Change
US - A new study by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University has found that some fish lose out while others benefit as urban and agricultural development...
Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?
US - There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential...
23 February 2017
Urgent Need to Check How Males and Females Respond Differently to Ocean Acidification
UK - Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine...
21 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Investment in Research is Essential for Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in ASEAN Countries
GLOBAL - A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030....
NOAA Sea Grant Hopes to Boost US Aquaculture with $10 million in Funding
US - Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 across fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national...
International Drive to Increase Aquaculture SME Innovation
UK - An international partnership met in Reykjavík today to scope out a new Aquaculture Innovation Network for the Northern Periphery and Arctic (AINNPA) aimed...
16 February 2017
EU Trains Officials in Good Aquaculture Practices
INDIA - Representatives of the European Union (EU) are conducting a three-day Capacity Building Initiative for Trade Development (CITD) for Marine Products Export...
15 February 2017
Chile Invests Over $2 billion in Los Lagos Region in 2016
CHILE - In 2016, Chile allocated more than two billion pesos to the fishing and aquaculture industries in the Los Lagos region....
07 February 2017
Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
UK - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria....
06 February 2017
New Man Overboard Prevention and Sea Survival Course for Fishermen
UK - A ground breaking new pilot training course for fishermen aimed at preventing man overboard incidents and improving survival and recovery procedures has just...
Applications Now Open for SAIC Scholars 2017/18
UK - SAIC Scholars Connect Plus is back for a third academic year, with up to 25 funded MSc places available to Scottish and EU students in 2017/18, as well as a...
03 February 2017
Could Microbial-Derived Nutrients Play A Key Role in Aquaculture Development?
MEXICO -The fast growth of the aquaculture industry has increased demand for feed and ingredients. Because of its high nutritional properties fishmeal has long been...
New Technology Detects Multiple Fish Species Through DNA Analysis of Seawater
JAPAN - A Japanese research group has used a new technology that identifies multiple fish species populating local areas by analyzing DNA samples from seawater,...
Canadian Government Invests in Quebec Fishing, Aquaculture Industries
CANADA - The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible...
 
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