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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...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
South Staffordshire College Fish Hatchery Sales Reach the Five Million Mark
UK - South Staffordshire College’s unique Aquaculture resources, which combine student courses with a commercial business, has hit a milestone with sales from...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Ninh Thuan Shrimp Seed Production Up 67 Per Cent
VIET NAM - So far this year, Ninh Thuan province has stocked four per cent more shrimp this year on an area of 712 hectares....
Friday, August 01, 2014
India and Uganda Co-operate on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organised a high level meeting with Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, Ugandan Minster of State for Fisheries for...
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...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mahinda Rajapaksa Global Aquaculture Fund' Launched
SRI LANKA - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)has helped to set up an Aquaculture Fund known as "Mahinda Rajapaksa Global Aquaculture Fund"....
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...
 
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