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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....
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...
10 February 2015
2015 Seafood Champion Award Winners Honored at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit
US - Six world leaders have been recognised for promoting ocean health and sustainable seafood at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orelans, US....
Iowa State Aquaculture Outreach Evolving with Industry
US - For an aquaculture research center at Iowa State University, just keeping up with the current is not an option....
09 February 2015
Michigan Seafood Summit to Promote Aquaculture Production
US - To help support and educate Michigan-based fish producers, Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension are hosting a Michigan Seafood Summit...
05 February 2015
Researchers Develop Handheld Sensor to Detect Fish Fraud
US - Scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science have developed a handheld sensor capable of debunking fraudulent seafood species claims,...
02 February 2015
New Reef Health Index to Guide Fisheries Management Choices
US - A a team from the Gulf of California Marine Programme have developed a new index which will allow scientists to assess the health of rocky reefs under different...
New Injectable Device Makes Tracking Fish Easier
US - Fish no longer need to go under the knife to help researchers understand exactly how they swim through hydroelectric dams, thanks to a new injectable tracking...
27 January 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...
14 January 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,...
29 December 2014
New Research Shows Electric Eels Deliver Taser-Like Shocks
US - The electric eel - the scaleless Amazonian fish that can deliver an electrical jolt strong enough to knock down a full-grown horse - possesses an electroshock...
24 December 2014
Fish Distribution on Northeast US Shelf Influenced by Fishing, Climate
US - Scientists studying the distribution of four commercial and recreational fish stocks in Northeast US waters have found that climate change can have major impacts...
16 December 2014
Fish Use Chemical Camouflage from Diet to Hide From Predators
US - A species of small fish uses a homemade coral-scented cologne to hide from predators, a new study has shown, providing the first evidence of chemical camouflage...
12 December 2014
Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture
US - As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors...
11 December 2014
Urban Fish Farmers Must Apply Same Commercial Handling Methods
US - Farmers growing fish in an urban environment must comply with the same fish handling methods as rural aquaculture and commercial fisheries....
09 December 2014
New Model Could Boost Fishermens' Profits by 49 per cent
US - By identifying the most efficient fishing practices and behaviours, a new model developed by economists at Duke University and the University of Connecticut...
27 November 2014
Mining Has a Wider Impact on Fish Habitats than First Thought
US - Scientists at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a broad look at the impacts of mines across the country- and found that mining can damage fish habitats...
24 November 2014
USDA VIVO Agricultural Research Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines...
19 November 2014
Deadly Oyster Bacteria Mistakenly Identified by Scientists
US - The bacteria that helped cause the near-ruin of two large oyster hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest have been mistakenly identified for years, researchers...
Scientists Gather to Discuss Eel Aquaculture Development
US - More than 30 marine science experts and industry leaders from the US and around the world gathered at the University of New England (UNE) on October 16-17,...
14 November 2014
Tiny Amounts of Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Off US/Canada West Coast
US - Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima disaster...
07 November 2014
Understanding Freshwater Fish to Protect Global Food Security
US - In this month’s journal Global Food Security, scientists note that competition for freshwater is increasing all over the world for municipal use, hydropower,...
04 November 2014
Researchers Report Contamination Issues for Californian Mussels
US - The pathogen Giardia duodenalis is present in mussels from freshwater run-off sites and from areas where California Sea Lions lounge along the coast of California,...
29 October 2014
FDA Online Tool to Help US Fight Seafood Fraud
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new online learning module designed to help groups including “state regulators ensure the proper...
27 October 2014
Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural...
22 October 2014
Male Bluefin Killifish Signal Different Things With Different Fins
US - They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish’s social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish (Lucania...
Scientists Discover Vegetarian Diet for Marine Aquaculture
US - For the first time scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture, the key to making aquaculture...
21 October 2014
US Researchers Examine Antibiotic Content in Farmed Fish
US - In a new study, Hansa Done, PhD candidate, and Rolf Halden, PhD, researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examine antibiotic content...
10 October 2014
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
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