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27 July 2016
Study Shows Impact of Ocean Acidification on Reproductive Behavior in Fish
ITALY - Ocean acidification could have a major impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish living in affected waters, a new study shows. Research conducted close...
18 July 2016
New Study Investigates Breeding More Uniform Nile Tilapia
NETHERLANDS - For fish farmers, uniformity of growth and body size is one of the key traits to be improved in future Nile tilapia breeding programmes....
07 July 2016
Will Ablation-Free Shrimp Become a Reality?
GLOBAL - The eyestalk ablation procedure is used to induce reproductive maturation in crustaceans, but at the same time shortens the molting cycle, jeopardizes growth...
28 June 2016
Experts Make Breakthrough With Red Snapper Breeding
PHILIPPINES - Aquaculture experts in the Philippines have successfully managed to breed the high-value fish maya-maya (red snapper) in captivity....
23 June 2016
New Breeding Tactics Discovered in Male Banana Fiddler Crabs
AUSTRALIA - While male banana fiddler crabs (Uca mjoebergi) in Australia typically court females, some may coerce mating by waiting for females to enter their burrows...
21 June 2016
DIVERSIFY: New Species for European Aquaculture
EUROPE - Increasing halibut egg batch size, the training of meagre juveniles to feeding stimuli and the development of a vaccine for Viral Neural Necrosis, are some...
15 June 2016
Polystyrene Microplastics Negatively Affect Oyster Feeding, Reproduction and Offspring
EU - Oysters exposed to polystyrene microplastics produced fewer offspring, which were also smaller and slower growing than offspring from unexposed oysters, according...
08 June 2016
Fiddler Crabs Use 'Morse Code' to Attract Mrs Right
JAPAN - Male fiddler crabs produce female-luring vibrations in their burrows. The vibrations and pulses that male fiddler crabs produce when they are trying to lure...
06 June 2016
Microplastic Particles Found to Threaten Fish Larvae
SWEDEN - In a new study researchers from Uppsala University found that larval fish exposed to microplastic particles during development displayed changed behaviors...
02 June 2016
Japanese Farms Boosting Bluefin Tuna Farming
JAPAN - International regulations on tuna fishing are becoming increasingly strict in the midst of further concerns over declining tuna stocks and overfishing. Amidst...
01 June 2016
Lingcod Meet Rockfish: Catching One Improves Chances for the Other
US - Along the West Coast, lingcod fish are top predators - voracious eaters that aren't picky about where their next meal comes from. But lingcod in the Pacific...
31 May 2016
Ground Breaking Fishing Rules Set for Indian Ocean Skipjack Tuna
GLOBAL - In a move to help the long term sustainability of Indian Ocean skipjack tuna stocks, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has agreed to adopt Harvest...
24 May 2016
New Research Could Reduce Aquaculture Reliance on Wild Prawn Brood Stock
AUSTRALIA - Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help...
23 May 2016
Big isn't Always Better When it Comes to Male Fish Genitals
AUSTRALIA - Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have been looking at the breeding habits of fish, to test the theory that bigger genitals make...
20 May 2016
Biodiversity Protects Fish from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Fish provide protein to billions of people and are an especially critical food source in the developing world. Today marine biologists confirmed a key factor...
18 May 2016
Salmon Smolts Find Safety in Numbers
CANADA - Using tags surgically implanted into thousands of juvenile salmon, UBC researchers have discovered that many fish die within the first few days of migration...
16 May 2016
Xelect Providing Advanced Technologies to the Aquaculture Industry
UK - Xelect provides advanced technologies and services to small, medium and large businesses across the entire aquaculture supply chain including breeding companies,...
12 May 2016
Latin American Technology Transferred to Vietnam Shrimp Farms
MEXICO - The development of a number of techniques to improve shrimp larvae in their resistance and size, is something that for several years the specialists of...
10 May 2016
New Albany Shellfish Hatchery to Drive Growth
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government has reaffirmed its support for Western Australia’s emerging aquaculture industry in the 2016-17 State Budget with a...
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...
29 April 2016
Farmed Fish Found to Have Deformed Ear Bone
AUSTRALIA - New research published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed for the first time that half of the world's farmed fish have hearing loss due to...
12 April 2016
The New Farmed Caviar King is Here
ROMANIA - As a fish farmer, to wait for 17 years for a Huso female (Beluga) or 11 years for a Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii (Osetra) to offer you the treasured caviar...
30 March 2016
Researchers Make Major Cavefish Discovery in Thailand
Thailand - Researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), US, have identified unique anatomical features in a species of blind, walking cavefish...
11 March 2016
Overfishing Devastates Spawning Aggregations
GLOBAL - Globally declining fish populations are a frequently cited ecological and commercial calamity, but relatively little attention has been paid to the specific...
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...
StofnFiskur Becomes First Salmon Breeding Company with OIE Compartment Standard Approved by Sernapesca
ICELAND - StofnFiskur hf in Iceland has been approved by the Chilean Fisheries and Aquaculture Authorities, Sernapesca in accordance with the OIE Compartment standard...
07 March 2016
Overfishing Increases Fluctuations in Aquatic Ecosystems
US - Intense fishing of primarily larger fish not only makes fish populations smaller, it changes the remaining fish. ...
02 March 2016
Student Exposes Illegal Release of Alien Fish in Japan
JAPAN - An undergraduate student in Japan has recently exposed the illegal release of bluegill fish which poses a significant threat to the native biodiversity....
29 February 2016
Invasive Big Head Carp Found in Minnesota River
US - A bighead carp has been caught on the Minnesota River near New Ulm by a commercial angler. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the 25-pound...
19 February 2016
New Study Finds Wild and Hatchery Fish DNA Very Different
US - A new study on steelhead trout in Oregon offers genetic evidence that wild and hatchery fish are different at the DNA level, and that they can become different...
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