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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Benchmark Signs Deal Bringing Together Two Major Players in Aquaculture Breeding
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC has announced the proposed acquisitions of the entire issued share capital of SalmoBreed AS and 81.84 per cent of the issued share capital...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Shape Up Quickly – Applies to Fish Too!
SWEDEN - Fish can live in almost any aquatic environment on Earth, but when the climate changes and temperatures go up many species are pushed to the limit. The...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Environmental Grant to Restore and Protect Trout Habitats
UK - The Pickering Fisheries Association has been awarded £1,000 by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to protect Pickering Beck river banks from erosion and...
Monday, October 27, 2014
New Research Finds Tilapias Use Urine to Attract Females
EUROPE - Scientists in Portugal and Germany have just identified in the urine of male Mozambique Tilapia fish a sex pheromone used to attract and prepare females...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Dredging Sediment Wreaks Havoc with Fish Larvae Development
AUSTRALIA - Sediments associated with dredging and flood plumes could have a significant impact on fish populations by extending the time required for the development...
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...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Cichlids’ Egg-Spots: How Evolution Creates New Characteristics
SWITZERLAND - The evolution of new traits with novel functions has always posed a challenge to evolutionary biology. Studying the colour markings of cichlid fish,...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Weekly Overview: Native UK Mussels Under Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
ANALYSIS - The invasive quagga mussel has recently been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River, a tributary of the River Colne, in Surrey, UK, writes...
Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
Monday, October 13, 2014
MAGAP Project Strengthens Trout Fry Production
ECUADOR - In Papallacta, Napo Province, the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, is running the "Mariculture and fish for aquaculture development in Ecuador"...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Can Electrofishing Selectively Remove Invasive Trout?
US - A new paper from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Montana State University, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the US Geological Survey looks...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Blue x Channel Hybrid Catfish Provide Promising Future for US Farmers
US - The blue x channel hybrid catfish is expected to be key to the survival of the struggling commercial catfish industry in the US. The strong survival rates and...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Researchers Using Breeding to Improve Cod's Resistance to Disease
NORWAY - It is important to minimise the risk of disease in cod aquaculture. Scientist Rama Bangera of Nofima has studied the effect that the cod’s genes have...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Britain’s Rarest Freshwater Fish Found in Cumbrian Lake
UK - Two adult vendace, Britain’s rarest freshwater fish and a relic of the last ice age, have been found in Bassenthwaite Lake in north-West England last month,...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Disease Resistant Carp Fish Seed to Fetch Good Profits to Farmers
INDIA - The Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) has released disease-free Jayanti Rohu fish seed. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)...
Invasive Chinese Mitten Crab Posing a Threat to Salmon and Trout
SCOTLAND, UK - The Chinese mitten crab, recorded in Scotland for the first time, poses a serious potential threat to salmon and trout in Glasgow’s River Clyde,...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Scientists Announce Support for AquaBounty GM Salmon
US - Ninety scientists have sent a letter to President Obama this week regarding their concerns about a "damaged" FDA review/approval system for animal biotechnology...
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....
Friday, September 12, 2014
New International Trout Day at 39th Trout Breeders Conference
POLAND - The International Trout Day on 10 October 2014 will take place during the 39th Trout Breeders Conference....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Walking Fish Reveal Evolutionary Secrets
CANADA - About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just...
Leading Salmon and Trout Egg Producers Collaborate for Bigger Market Share
UK and US - Two world leading aquaculture companies have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Salmon are Recolonising Newly Reconnected Zones in the Adour Basin
FRANCE - Researchers from INRA, Laval University in Quebec, CIRAD and the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour have studied the impact of constructing passes...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Government Explores Spring Salmon Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Options designed to take proactive action to protect the early-running spring salmon that are at particularly low levels across Scotland, will shortly...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Australian Researchers Succeed in Breeding Rare Trout
AUSTRALIA - In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia and Western Australia’s Department of Fisheries have bred one of Australia’s...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Two Texas Fish Protected Under Endangered Species Act
US - Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions on protection for 757 imperiled species, the US Fish and Wildlife Service...
Giant Amazon Fish Becoming Extinct in Many Fishing Communities
BRAZIL - An international team of scientists have discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some local fishing...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
€230,000 in Funding for Rehabilitation of Wild Salmon, Sea Trout Stocks
IRELAND - The Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, has announced €230,000 in funding for the...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Scallops Die in Botched Seeding Attempt
NEW ZEALAND - A botched attempt at seeding scallops in Tory Channel in the Marlborough Sounds is a reminder why all undersize fish and shellfish people catch must...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
New Figures Reveal Urgent Recovery Plan Needed for Bigeye Tuna
GLOBAL - Shocking new assessments tabled at the 10th meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Scientific Committee in the Marshall...
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