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04 March 2015
Causes of Great Lakes Smelt Population Decline are Complex
US - The reasons for the dwindling population of smelt prey fish in the Great Lakes to near historic lows are more complicated than previously believed, new research...
Pollution Impacts on Fish to Worsen with Climate Change
UK - The impact of pollution on fish could be made dramatically worse by climate change according to a new study published in the journal PNAS....
03 March 2015
Aqua Aquaria 2015: NFDB to Set Up Fish Brood Banks
INDIA - In order to develop fisheries and aquaculture in the country, the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) has set up three fish brood banks....
24 February 2015
Weekly Overview: RMS Shrimp Disease Could Lead to Shortfall Next Year
ANALYSIS - The shrimp disease, Running Mortality Syndrome (RMS), has recently been detected on shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, India, reported the...
20 February 2015
Disinfectant Found to Treat Fungus on Catfish Eggs
US - New US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research has discovered a disinfectant that has the potential to treat fungus on catfish eggs....
05 February 2015
Climate Change Threatening Puget Sound Salmon
US - Many salmon rivers around Puget Sound have experienced increasing fluctuations in flow over the past 60 years, just as climate change projections predict -...
27 January 2015
Researchers Identify Cause of Endangered Missouri River Pallid Sturgeon Decline
US - US Fisheries scientists have discovered that oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River are directly linked with the failure of the...
08 January 2015
New Model Identifies Perfect Habitat for Brook Trout
US - A new model that can accurately identify stream sections that still hold suitable habitat for wild brook trout will help fisheries managers from Maine to Georgia...
30 December 2014
Sea Trout Returning to Spawn on the River Wear
UK - Sea trout are once again returning to spawn in a large north east stream following huge improvements in water quality and measures to help wildlife....
29 December 2014
New Guide to Farming Tilapia: Breeding and Hatchery
GLOBAL - A new guide looks at breeding and hatchery techniques including stocking densities for Nile tilapia. ...
22 December 2014
New Molecular Marker Could Revolutionise Fisheries Management
AUSTRALIA - A molecular marker that turns snapper eggs a fluorescent blue could revolutionise fisheries management for a number of Australian commercial species....
19 December 2014
Benchmark Holdings Officially Acquires Stofnfiskur and SalmoBreed
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has officially acquired Norwegian-based SalmoBreed...
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
18 December 2014
Australians Asked to Help Stop Spread of Tilapia
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking assistance from the public to help stop the spread of tilapia, one of the world's most invasive...
11 December 2014
New Stocking Programme Boosts Prawn Numbers in NSW
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government has begun its new Marine Fish Stocking Programme in 10 estuaries along the State’s coastline....
04 December 2014
MPEDA to Hold Global Tilapia Summit
INDIA - The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), the research and development wing of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), is to hold...
Scientists Use New Techniques to Estimate Bluefin Tuna Reproduction
GLOBAL - Using a new approach for determining the age at sexual maturity for wild stocks of western Atlantic bluefin tuna, researchers led by Molly Lutcavage of...
03 December 2014
Government to Hold Native Fish Breeding Seminar
AUSTRALIA - Riverina residents interested in native fish are invited to attend a community seminar on Wednesday 10 December in Narrandera to learn more about the...
27 November 2014
Hammerhead Shark Movements Tracked for the First Time
US and MEXICO - An endangered hammerhead shark has been found migrating into unprotected waters. The study, which ran over a 10-month period, reveals important gaps...
25 November 2014
Weekly Overview: Guidance Offered on New Fish Product Labelling Laws
ANALYSIS - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labels of some fish products, writes Lucy Towers,...
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
22 November 2014
Benchmark to Acquire 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...
14 November 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...
29 October 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...
27 October 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...
24 October 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...
22 October 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...
15 October 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,...
14 October 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...
 
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