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Tuesday, December 16, 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...
Friday, December 12, 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...
Thursday, December 11, 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....
Tuesday, December 09, 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...
Thursday, November 27, 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...
Monday, November 24, 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...
Wednesday, November 19, 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,...
Friday, November 14, 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...
Friday, November 07, 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,...
Tuesday, November 04, 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,...
Wednesday, October 29, 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...
Monday, October 27, 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...
Wednesday, October 22, 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...
Tuesday, October 21, 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...
Friday, October 10, 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...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
New Study First to Document the Voices of Fish Larvae
US - A new study from researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is the first to document that fish larvae produce...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Researchers Improving Trout Resistance to a Deadly Disease
US - Each year, the rainbow trout industry suffers significant economic losses due to bacterial cold-water disease, caused by the bacterium Flavobacterium psychrophilum....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Best Aquaculture Practice Auditor Course Set For US in January
US - The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Fish Teeth Reveal Regulatory DNA Changes Behind Rapid Evolution
US - Sticklebacks, the roaches of the fish world, are the ideal animal in which to study the genes that control body shape. They've moved from the ocean into tens...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Specialist Camera Sheds Light on Mate Choice of Swordtail Fish
US - Similar to how a peacock shows its extravagant, colourful tail feathers in courtship of a peahen, a group of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Warmer Waters Increases Invasive Fish Species Threat in Atlantic
US - A new study has found that warming Atlantic temperatures could increase the range of invasive species in the ocean....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
$20 Million Grant to Launch Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network in Maine
US - A $20 million National Science Foundation EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) grant will establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture...
EuroTier: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Republican Dan Sullivan Bows Out of Fisheries Debate
US - “Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an October 1 fisheries...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Lionfish Characteristics Make Them More 'Terminator' than Predator
US - New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Study of Bigeye Tuna in Northwest Atlantic Uses New Tracking Methods
US - A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center...
 
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