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04 February 2016
Government to Establish Mud Crab, Seabass Hatchery in Guntur
INDIA - There is good news for fish farmers in Andhra Pradesh after the State and Central governments announced that they are establishing a mud crab and seabass...
22 January 2016
Cryopreservation: A Valuable Tool for Aquaculture and Wild Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Cryogenetics is helping to increase fish numbers through its milt preservation and fertilisation technology, and also through its diverse gene bank. These...
20 January 2016
Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Uncover Reef Ecosystem Secrets
US - If you put a microphone underwater near the oyster reef in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound, you can hear it: a crisp, crackling noise that sounds like someone...
19 January 2016
Weekly Overview: New Rule Allows for First Aquaculture Development in US Federal Waters
ANALYSIS - NOAA has filed a final rule which will implement the US’s first comprehensive regulatory program for aquaculture in federal waters....
18 January 2016
New Fish Hatchery to Help Fish Farmers in Punjab
PAKISTAN - Five new fish nurseries and one large fish hatchery are to be built in Punjab to meet the demand for fish seed in the province. ...
15 January 2016
NORGHATI: Developing Sustainable Aquaculture in Ghana
ANALYSIS - Ghana’s economy and communities rely heavily on aquaculture, however the sustainable growth of the industry is hindered by poor quality fingerlings,...
14 January 2016
Japanese University Successfully Produces Offspring from Frozen Trout
JAPAN - Researchers at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology have come up with a way to produce rainbow trout using sperm production cells extracted...
13 January 2016
BFAR Implements Sardine Fishing Ban
PHILIPPINES - The fishery ministry of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has implemented a three month closed season for sardine fishing in Sulu Sea...
29 December 2015
11 Lobster Facts That Will Leave You Shell-Shocked
GLOBAL - As may of you sit down to eat lobster over the Christmas Holiday, here are 11 weird and wonderful lobster facts. ...
28 December 2015
Researchers Determine Marine Fish are Influenced by Food Supply
US - For years, scientific literature, as well as fisheries management and conservation efforts, has assumed that the survival of adult fish is relatively constant...
24 December 2015
Canada Rules Ministers' Decision to Approve GM Salmon Production Correct
CANADA - The Federal Court in Canada has ruled that the Ministers of Environment and Health decision to allow production of AquaBounty's AquAdvantage® GM Salmon...
15 December 2015
Weekly Overview: Japanese University Creates Catfish That Taste Like Eel
ANALYSIS - In Japan, researchers at Kinki University have succeeded in producing a catfish that tastes like eel. This research hopes to move consumers away from...
11 December 2015
Saving the Endangered Eel: Could Catfish Be The Answer?
JAPAN - Kinki University has attracted much attention for becoming the first in the world to produce farmed bluefin tuna, but recently it has also succeeded in producing...
09 December 2015
Brook Trout Study Finds Top Climate Change Pressure Factor
US - Results from a 15-year study of factors affecting population levels of Eastern brook trout in the face of climate change show that high summer air temperatures...
24 November 2015
Researchers Help Seabass, Bream Better Adapt to Aquaculture
FINLAND and GREECE - Researchers from Greece and Finland are collaborating to help gilthead sea bream (Sparus auratus) and European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax)...
17 November 2015
Temporary Fishing Closures Saved 206,000 tonnes of Juvenile Anchovy
PERU - During the first season of 2015 anchovy fishing (March-July), the Ministry of Production and IMARPE, managed to avoid the capture of about 206,000 tonnes...
Invasive Freshwater Species in Europe - How Do They get In?
EU - An European Commission Joint Research Centre-led article has identified escape from aquaculture facilities, releases in the wild due to pet/aquarium trade and...
12 November 2015
Thermal Sensitivity of Marine Communities Reveals the Most Vulnerable to Global Warming
GLOBAL - The sensitivity of marine communities to ocean warming rather than rising ocean temperatures will have strong short-term impacts on biodiversity changes...
11 November 2015
Marine Protected Areas Increase Survival of Atlantic Cod
EU - Marine protected areas (MPAs) are widely used to safeguard marine ecosystems across Europe. This study investigated the effect of a partially protected area...
06 November 2015
Researchers Discover Salmon Puberty Gene
NORWAY - Researchers have discovered that a specific gene plays a very important role in determining whether a salmon returns to spawn as a large or small salmon....
05 November 2015
Invasive Species to be Listed as Injurious Under the Lacey Act
US - In a move to protect native aquatic resources, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposed rule to list 10 non-native freshwater fish species...
03 November 2015
Weekly Overview: Zoetis-PHARMAQ Acquisition to Strengthen Position in Aquatic Health Market
ANALYSIS - Zoetis has announced this week that it is strengthening its position in the aquatic health market through the acquisition of PHARMAQ for $765 million....
02 November 2015
Warming Waters Contributed to New England Cod Decline
US - A new report shows that warming waters complicates fisheries management plans and contributed to the collapse of the New England's cod fishery....
Marine Reserves Need Stepping Stones to Help Fish Disperse
BELIZE - A massive field effort on the Belizean Barrier Reef has revealed for the first time that the offspring of at least one coral reef fish, a neon goby, do...
30 October 2015
Adult Eel Observed for First Time in the Sargasso Sea
CANADA - After more than a century of speculation, researchers have finally proved that American eels really do migrate to the Sargasso Sea to reproduce. ...
Four Year Projects Aims to Revive Coho Salmon Fishery
CANADA - A new four year project aims to revive British Columbia’s commercial Coho salmon fishery. ...
New Study Looks at Northern Cod Comeback
CANADA - Once an icon of overfishing, mismanagement, and stock decline, the northern Atlantic cod is showing signs of recovery according to new research published...
27 October 2015
Weekly Overview: VHS Virus Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported for the first time in Iceland this week. ...
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported in Iceland. This is the first time that VHS has been detected in the country....
22 October 2015
New Conservation Programme Targets Threatened Bangladeshi Fish
BANGLADESH - Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISHBD) a new project aimed at conserving stocks of the national fish of Bangladesh, the hilsa, has been...
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