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18 May 2016
Shellfish Response to Ocean Acidification Depends on Other Stressors
US - A study of California mussels, a key species in the rocky intertidal ecosystems of the West Coast, indicates that the effects of ocean acidification will vary...
Fish Mercury Levels Affected by Prey Type and Quality, Study Finds
US - Whether fish hunt nearshore or in the open water and what prey they eat affect the amount of mercury that accumulates in them, a Dartmouth College study shows....
11 May 2016
Aquaponics: How to Do It Yourself
US - The National Aquaculture Association, North Central Regional Aquaculture Center and United States Aquaculture Society are offering a free webinar to help those...
09 May 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishermen Offered Rebates on Pingers for Whale Protection
US - Alaska salmon fishermen can get rebates on pingers aimed at keeping baleen whales away from their gear. The six inch, battery operated tubes are tied into fishing...
06 May 2016
New Drone Helps in Protecting Overfished Species of Groupers
US - Just as the sun begins to set, for just a couple of months, hundreds to thousands of groupers gather at their favorite hangouts along the shelf breaks in the...
20 April 2016
Pollutants in Fish Inhibit Human's Natural Defense System
US - In a new study, environmental pollutants found in fish were shown to obstruct the human body's natural defense system to expel harmful toxins. The Scripps Institution...
14 April 2016
Swarming Red Crabs Captured on Video in New Southern Range
US - A research team studying biodiversity at the Hannibal Bank Seamount off the coast of Panama has captured unique video of thousands of red crabs swarming in...
13 April 2016
Cause of Maryland Food Poisoning Outbreak Traced to Asia
US - Vibrio parahaemolyticus caused an outbreak of food poisoning in Maryland in 2010. The pathogen strain sequenced from patients proved to be the same strain as...
11 April 2016
Study Finds Low Phosphorus Threat from Aquaculture in Great Lakes
US - In the past two years there has been a great deal of discussion about net-pen aquaculture in the Michigan waters of the Great Lakes. Much of the concerns around...
04 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Fishermen Urged to Hook Up to New Lifeline
US - Alaska fishermen can send an SOS call directly to the Coast Guard, but many are not hooking up to the new lifeline....
31 March 2016
Rights-Based Management Could Double Fish Biomass
US - New groundbreaking research shows that with improved fishing approaches, compared to business as usual, the majority of the world's wild fisheries could be...
18 March 2016
New Research Challenges the Effect of Sharks, Rays on Oyster and Shellfish Industries
ANALYSIS - The arguments continue to rage about the actual role that ‘keystone’ species, such as sharks, play in ecosystems rather than popular perceptions about...
17 March 2016
Fish Guide Design for Future Contact Lenses
US - Making the most of the low light in the muddy rivers where it swims, the elephant nose fish survives by being able to spot predators amongst the muck with a...
15 March 2016
Desert Cactus Used to Purify Water for Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
US - Farm-grown fish are an important source of food with significant and worldwide societal and economic benefits, but the fish that come from these recirculating...
Improving US Aquaculture Health through Programme Standards
US - Having healthy fish is at the core of a successful aquaculture operation. With this in mind, the National Aquaculture Association (NAA) alongside USDA’s Animal...
Changes in Aquaculture Feed May Impact Seafood Nutritional Benefits
US - New research published in the journal Environment International has suggested that a move toward plant-based feeds in quaculture alters the environmental footprint...
11 March 2016
Scientists Link Oyster Overharvesting with Declining Flood Protection
US - A recent study of past disturbance of the oyster beds in New York Harbor led by geoscientist Jonathan Woodruff and his doctoral student Christine Brandon of...
10 March 2016
Potential Western Atlantic Spawning Area Found for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
US - Scientists from NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) and the University of Massachusetts Boston have found evidence of Atlantic bluefin...
07 March 2016
Researchers Conduct Nitrogen Study on New Hampshire Oysters
US - The University of New Hampshire scientists have conducted the first study of oyster farming-nitrogen dynamics in New Hampshire, providing the first solid research...
04 March 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Pentair Launches Interactive RAS Website
US - Having problems with your Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) or wanting to start up your own fish farm? Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems has a new interactive...
01 March 2016
Study Reveals How Fish Control Microbes Through Their Gills
US - In an effort to improve vaccines that keep farmed fish healthy, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are interested in...
29 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Advances in Tuna Aquaculture
US - Closing the tuna life cycle and creating more sustainable feeds are both needed to ensure the future of tuna production and conservation, said Daniel Benetti,...
26 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Advances in White Worm Feeding
US - White worms are commonly used in the diets of many farm raised fish. As the aquaculture feed industry strives to become more sustainable, research is looking...
25 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Preventing Entrapments in Mussel Farming Gear
US - Over the past 20 years there have been reports of whales and turtles becoming trapped and dying in mussel farming gear. Although they do seem to be rare events,...
11 February 2016
New Study Finds Fish Fins Sense Touch
US - A new study has found that the pectoral fins of fish feel touch through a surprisingly similar biological mechanism to mammals....
08 February 2016
New Research to Help Fishermen Prevent Accidental Sturgeon Catch
US - Researchers at the University of Delaware are one step closer to developing an online map that would help Mid-Atlantic fishermen avoid catching Atlantic sturgeon....
05 February 2016
Warming Ocean Likely to Bring Major Changes for US Northeast Fisheries
US - NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable US marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate...
20 January 2016
Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Uncover Reef Ecosystem Secrets
US - If you put a microphone underwater near the oyster reef in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound, you can hear it: a crisp, crackling noise that sounds like someone...
07 January 2016
New Study Examines Injuries Among Dungeness Crab Fishermen
US - Commercial Dungeness crab fishing on the West Coast is one of the highest risk occupations in the United States, based on fatality rates. But non-fatal injuries...
06 January 2016
Researchers Explore Potential of Popular South American Fish in US
US - University of Florida researchers are studying whether it could be viable to bring a popular South American fish - Arapaima - to the United States....
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