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Monday, July 21, 2014
EPA Mine Waste Plan Brings More Protection for Wild Salmon
US - An unusual group of Alaska Native leaders, commercial fishermen, investors, jewelers and conservation organizations applauded the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Friday, July 18, 2014
Scientists Find Atlantic Salmon Can Adapt to Warmer Waters
CANADA - A group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered that Atlantic salmon have the capacity to adjust to warmer...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Dumped WWII Chemical Munitions Still Affecting Fish
EUROPE - Thousands of tonnes of chemical warfare agents were dumped into the Baltic Sea after the Second World War. A recent study has shown that fish caught near...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
New Method to Grow Stem Cells Can Regenerate Whole Fish
US - Zebrafish, a model organism that plays an important role in biological research and the discovery and development of new drugs and cell-based therapies, can...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Plastic Debris Outnumbers Fish Larvae in the Danube
AUSTRIA - Pieces of plastic litter outnumber fish larvae in the Austrian Danube River, new research has found. This is worrying, as some fish are likely to mistake...
Hormones in Wastewater Disrupt Fish Reproduction over Generations
EU - Synthetic oestrogens in wastewater from contraceptive pills can have effects on fish reproduction and survival that worsen over several generations, new research...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Quality Fish Seed Needed to Increase Production
BANGLADESH - Experts at a workshop have stressed that annual fish production in the country can be enhanced by producing quality fish seed through practicing an...
Migrating Atlantic Salmon Face a Triple Challenge from Unsustainable Fisheries
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very concerned that hard-earned conservation gains that have been achieved during the past decade, and have contributed...
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 28, 2014
Climate Change Accelerates Hybridization Between Native, Invasive Trout
US - A new article by researchers from the University of Montana, the US Geological Survey and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks asserts that climate warming is increasing...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Japan Reports World’s First Bluefin Tuna Spawning in Onshore Tank
JAPAN - The Fisheries Research Agency has succeeded in spawning bluefin tuna and retrieving fertilized eggs in large onshore tanks at a research institute in Nagasaki....
Weekly Overview: Japan Reports Potential for Bluefin Tuna Aquaculture After Successful Onshore Spawning
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Japan has successfully spawned bluefin tuna in onshore tanks, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor. ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Intensifies Support to Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAgrO) continues to provide free tilapia fingerlings to various fish farmers and...
El Niño to Improve Peru's Future Anchovy Stocks
PERU - The specialist and professor of Oceanography at the Universidad Agraria La Molina, Luis Icochea, has said that the Peruvian fishing industry should take advantage...
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...
Concrete Pilings Best for Oysters
US - Filter-feeding organisms such as oysters, mussels and barnacles improve water quality, with large colonies filtering vast amounts of water every day. These...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
New Hatchery to Boost Fishery Production in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The northwestern part of the country now has a steady source of quality fingerlings for fish farmers after the initial production conducted at the...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Project Continues with C$30,000 Investment
CANADA - Research aimed at protecting coastal environments and aquaculture sites from the impact of aquatic invasive species will continue this year with an investment...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Government to Conduct Tilapia Farming Training at Congress
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) region 2, in collaboration with the Local Government Units of Isabela and SN Aboitiz, is set to...
Friday, May 02, 2014
New Project to Bring Control to the Use of FAD's on Tuna Stocks
GLOBAL - The Pew Charitable Trusts has announced a new project which will help local fishery managers track and manage the use of Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD's)...
Researchers Work Toward Bycatch Mitigation in World’s Most Productive Tuna Fishing Grounds
CHRISTMAS ISLAND - On the next go-around of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) Bycatch Project, a veteran group of scientists and fishers...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
New Electric Fish Genus and Species Discovered in Brazil
BRAZIL - Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Brazil, this week report that they have...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
International Research Team Sequences Rainbow Trout Genome
GLOBAL - Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid...
Tilapia Foundation to Hold Workshop on Hatchery Management and Breeding
BANGLADESH - The Bangladesh Tilapia Foundation (BTF) is holding a week long workshop 'Tilapia Hatchery Management, Genetically Improved Breeding Stock Development...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
First Phase of European Eel Expedition Successfully Completed
DENMARK - DTU's Dana—Denmark's largest marine research vessel—has spent three weeks exploring and gathering samples in the spawning grounds of the European eel...
Too Much Selenium Reduces Fertility in Fish
NORWAY - High levels of selenium and mercury in combination can reduce fertility in fish, finds a new NIFES study....
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
More Male Fish ”Feminized” by Pollution on Basque Coast
SPAIN - The UPV/EHU’s Cell Biology in Environmental Toxicology group has conducted research using thick-lipped grey mullet and has analysed specimens in six zones:...
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry...
 
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