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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...
New Research Finds Invasive Lionfish is Likely Safe to Eat
US - Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Rethinking Fish Farming to Offset Its Public Health and Environmental Risks
US - As government agencies recommend greater consumption of seafood for its health benefits, a new analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Glaciers May be Intensifying Acidity in Prince William Sound
US - Ocean chemists are calling it “revolutionary technology” as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Advances in Mollusk Parasite Culturing Methods Drives Research
US - Researchers at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences dug into the last 70 years of peer-reviewed publications about protozoan parasites that infest bivalve...
Monday, July 07, 2014
US Is Under-performing at Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - About 90 per cent of US seafood is imported and half of that is farm-raised overseas, writes Sarah Mikesell covering the Future of Fish and Sustainable...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Scientists Discover Truth About Electric Fish
US - Writing in the journal Science, a team of researchers identified the regulatory molecules involved in the genetic and developmental pathways that electric fish...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Swimming Performance of Mahi-mahi Impaired by Deepwater Horizon Oil
US - A new study led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists showed up to a 37 per cent decrease in overall swimming...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Iron, Steel in Hatcheries May Distort Magnetic 'Map Sense' of Steelhead Trout
US - Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout by altering...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Bacterium Causing US Catfish Deaths has Asian Roots
US - A bacterium causing an epidemic among catfish farms in the southeastern United States is closely related to organisms found in diseased grass carp in China,...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Soybean-Asian Carp Feed Blend More Sustainable for the Aquaculture Industry
US - Combining soybean meal with fish meal made from invasive Asian carp produces a more nutritious, sustainable and economical option for feeding some farm-raised...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Wild Coho May Seek Genetic Diversity in Mate Choice
US - A new study by researchers at Oregon State University suggests that wild coho salmon that choose mates with disease-resistant genes different from their own...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Better Science for Better Fisheries Management
US - Cod fishing in New Eng­land has steadily declined over the past three decades. It’s esti­mated that hun­dreds of people have lost their jobs as a result...
Friday, May 16, 2014
Tiny, Toothy Catfish with Bulldog Snout Defies Classification
US - Kryptoglanis shajii is a strange fish – and the closer scientists look, the stranger it gets. This small subterranean catfish sees the light of day and human...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Crabs are Killing North East Saltmarshes
US - Two newly published studies by a team of Brown University researchers provide ample new evidence that the reason coastal saltmarshes are dying from Long Island...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
New Study Finds Only Trace Levels of Radiation from Fukushima in Tuna
US - Albacore tuna caught off the Oregon shore after the Fukushima Daiichi power station in Japan was destroyed in a 2011 earthquake had slightly elevated levels...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Mantis Shrimp Stronger than Airplanes
US - Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside, in collaboration with University of Southern...
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....
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