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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Changes in Fish Processing, Handling Could Reduce Injuries
US - Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Small Freshwater Biofoulers Carry a Big Price Tag
US - Anyone that has spent time at a seaside pier has witnessed the destruction barnacles wreak on boat hulls. But biofouling animals are not limited to marine environments....
Thursday, April 03, 2014
$5.6 million for Research to Benefit the US Fishing Industry
US - Research projects in New England and the Mid-Atlantic are expected to receive nearly $5.6 million in federal funding, according to an announcement made today...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Golden King Crab Fleet to Help With Crab Population Survey
US - Alaska’s golden king crab fleet has signed on for the long haul to learn more about those far flung stocks. The crabbers will help state and federal scientists...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Crude Oil Causes Developmental Abnormalities in Large Marine Fish
US - Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster causes severe defects in the developing hearts of bluefin and yellowfin tunas, according to a new study by...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Enhancing Fisheries Science and Education in the Northeastern US
US - The NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the University of Massachusetts School for Marine...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Eating Fish Saves Water
US - Researchers in the US have, for the first time, quantified the amount of freshwater that would be needed to replace marine protein in our diets with protein...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Researcher Discovers Smaller Salmon Spawn Better in Riverbeds
US - For salmon, being bigger isn’t always better. Being a little smaller - at least intermediate size - is more advantageous for maximum spawning in riverbeds,...
Speed Trap Catches Domestic Trout Moving too Slow
US - Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Developing Rested Harvest Protocols for Rainbow Trout
US - Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Dr Jesse Trushenski, Southern Illinois University, discusses the use of electrosedation as a rested harvest technique...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Food Production in US May Need to Change if Climate Does
US - If significant climate change occurs in the United States it may be necessary to change where certain foods are produced in order to meet consumer demand....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
US - New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes...
Friday, February 14, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Good Food Safety Crucial for Aquaponics
US - As an up-coming industry, aquaponic systems need to have excellent food safety. Sarah Taber, Director of Food Safety at the Aquaponics Association, discusses...
Monday, February 10, 2014
North Central Aquaculture Conference Integrates Research with Real-world Experiences
US - The 2014 North Central Aquaculture Conference will be held 22-23 February in Toledo, Ohio. The conference is presented by the North Central Regional Aquaculture...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Hormone in Crab Eyes Important for Breeding and Development
US - Those two crooked beady eyes peeking out of a the shell do more than just help blue crabs spot food in the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay. They also produce...
Monday, February 03, 2014
How do Sharks Respond to Stress from Catch-and-Release Fishing?
US - A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Wakulla County Explores Oyster Aquaculture
US - Oyster growers in Australia are watching the Tallahassee Community College’s (TCC) Oyster Aquaculture Certification programme, because the type of oyster...
Monday, January 27, 2014
Catfish Industry Embraces USDA Pond Management Research
US - Catfish farmers can breathe a sigh of relief. Years of research on dissolved oxygen (DO) management, the most critical water-quality factor in aquaculture,...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Streamflow Alteration Impacts Fish Diversity in Local Rivers
US - A new US Geological Survey (USGS) study quantifies change in fish diversity in response to streamflow alteration in the Tennessee River basin....
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Aquaculture Development Conference to be Held in February
US - Each winter, the North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference draws more than 200 fish farmers, scientists and industry newcomers from across the Southeast...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Researchers Unveil Rich World of Fish Biofluorescence
US - A team of researchers led by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History have released the first report of widespread biofluorescence in the tree...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Webinar Discusses Use of Geosynthetics in Aquaculture
US - On Wednesday, 11 December, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern), the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will host a webinar looking at the uses of geosynthetics in...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
New Science Advisor for Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation
US - Well known Alaska fisheries biologist John Hilsinger has signed on as Science Advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation....
Friday, November 15, 2013
New Fisheries Survey Vessel for NOAA
US - NOAA has taken delivery of Reuben Lasker, the agency’s newest high-tech fisheries survey vessel from Marinette Marine Corporation, a Fincantieri company....
Monday, November 11, 2013
Tracking Young Salmon’s First Moves in the Ocean
US - Basic ocean conditions such as current directions and water temperature play a huge role in determining the behavior of young migrating salmon as they move...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
New Methods Improve Quagga and Zebra Mussel Identification
US - New sampling and testing methods that improve the accuracy in the detection of quagga and zebra mussels have been identified....
Monday, November 04, 2013
Oysters May Use Sound to Select a Home
US - Oysters begin their lives as tiny drifters, but when they mature they settle on reefs. New research from North Carolina State University shows that the sounds...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Study Sheds New Light on How Some Fish Adapt to Saltwater
US - Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests. New work at the University...
Monday, September 30, 2013
Agricultural Anabolic Steroids Found to Regenerate in Aquatic Ecosystems
US - New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters following research that shows a newly found reversion...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Fishery Collapse can be Prevented with Early Warning System
US - Threats from overfishing can be detected early enough to save fisheries and livelihoods, with minimal adjustments in harvesting practices, a new study by researchers...
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