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31 July 2015
New Gear Database to Support Fishing Industry with Landing Obligation
UK - Seafish, the industry authority on seafood, has launched a comprehensive online portal that details common fishing gears and selectivity devices used in commercial...
30 July 2015
Thousands of Skeletons Examined to Help Fish Sustainability
AUSTRALIA - More than 300,000 ear bones (otoliths) taken from fish skeletons donated over the years to the Department of Fisheries have been examined to help determine...
Students get a Cooking Masterclass from Local Fishermen, Chefs
WALES, UK - Students at Penglais secondary school in Aberystwyth have been getting a series of seafood masterclasses from local fisherman Dean Parry and Head Chef...
29 July 2015
Blue Growth Initiative to Develop Kenyan Aquaculture, Fisheries
KENYA - The Government of Kenya and FAO have launched the Blue Growth Initiative (BGI) to benefit select areas in the coastal region of Kenya. BGI is a FAO flagship...
28 July 2015
Scientists Investigate Use of Fish Toxin to Treat Cancer
GERMANY - Scientists from the University of Freiburg have solved the molecular mechanism of a salmonid toxin that could be used in the future as a medication to...
Kerala University to Launch More Aquaculture Initiatives
INDIA - The successful Vannamei (whiteleg) shrimp farming model has motivated Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) to launch more aquaculture...
27 July 2015
Modernization Helps Drive Sustainable Growth in Philippine Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - Efforts of the government to modernize the Philippine's fisheries sector has enabled the sector to gain momentum for sustainable and inclusive growth....
National Fish & Seafood Reaffirms Its Commitment to Sustainability
US - National Fish & Seafood, a US-based division of Pacific Andes Group, is strengthening its focus on sustainability, aquaculture best-practices and leadership...
Algae Has Bright Future in Animal Feeds
US - Scientists investigating the use of algal byproducts for feed have found that a novel algae meal derived from heterotrophic microalgae makes a suitable feed...
24 July 2015
Mussels Help Scientists Develop Wound-Sealing Glue
SOUTH KOREA - Korean scientists at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have developed a light-activated, mussel protein-based bioadhesive (LAMBA)...
23 July 2015
Angola and Argentina Strengthen Aquaculture, Fisheries Cooperation
ANGOLA and ARGENTINA - Angola is working with Argentina to strengthen its cooperation in the fisheries and aquaculture industries and to improve trade....
Quang Ninh Province to Develop Sustainable Aquaculture
VIET NAM - Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province, has been chosen as part of a project to develop sustainable aquaculture and conserve aquatic...
Seafood Training Workshops On Offer at 2015 World Seafood Congress
UK - This year’s World Seafood Congress will offer delegates a bespoke range of training courses aimed at equipping industry professionals with specialist skills....
Improving Market Access and Farm Standards for Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Small-scale shrimp farmers are now set to benefit from a new project that will help them work towards a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture...
New Deep Reef Fish Discovered in Caribbean
CARIBBEAN - Drs Carole Baldwin and Ross Robertson from the Smithsonian Institution discovered a new small goby fish (pictured) that differs from its relatives not...
22 July 2015
New Responsible Fishing Port Standard to Improve Seafood Transparency
UK - The British Ports Association (BPA) and Seafish are working together to develop a potential new certification programme for commercial fishing ports and auctions...
Freshwater Prawns Helping Reduce Deadly Disease in Senegal
SENEGAL - A Stanford-led study in Senegal, West Africa, finds that freshwater prawns can serve as an effective natural solution in the battle against schistosomiasis,...
21 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
Shrimp Exoskeleton Could Inspire New Armour
US - New research from Purdue University is revealing details about how the exoskeleton of a certain type of deep-sea shrimp allows the animal to survive scalding...
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
17 July 2015
Blue Light Can Inactivate Foodborne Pathogens
SINGAPORE - A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibacterial effect...
16 July 2015
Arunachal Pradesh Developing Rainbow Trout Production
INDIA - Arunachal Pradesh has got immense scope for rainbow trout farming particularly in the district of West Kameng and Tawang, the Indian Council of Agricultural...
Welsh Fishing Communities Launch Seafood in Schools Project
WALES, UK - Twenty primary schools across Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend have been getting special seafood lessons on local fish and shellfish and the importance...
15 July 2015
New Technology Allows Virtual Swim Through Salmon Farm
NORWAY - Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have recently developed an aquaculture simulator that allows you to virtually swim...
14 July 2015
Weekly Overview: New Disease Diagnostics Technology Aims to Combat Disease in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is developing cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology that...
Recognising Need for Indigenous Input into Fisheries Research
AUSTRALIA - In a year when NAIDOC Week focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ strong spiritual and cultural connection to land and sea, a new...
13 July 2015
Milkfish Breed in Captivity Successfully After Ten Year Research
INDIA - For the first time in India, and after ten years of research, the Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture has achieved success in breeding...
Alaska Fish Factor: Big Alaska Marine Debris Cleanup Begins
US - Kodiak volunteers were scrambling with front end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds of super sacks for the first pick up of a massive marine debris...
Dominican Republic Study Looks Into Eel Aquaculture
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Researchers from the Dominican Republic have successfully completed the first phase of a research project to determine the population status...
10 July 2015
New Technology Aims to Combat Aquaculture Diseases
UK - The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is developing cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology that could...
 
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