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29 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Cheap Imports and Overregulation Threatening Europe's Fisheries Sector
ANALYSIS - In an exclusive interview with TheFishSite on the sustainability of European fish stocks, president of Europêche, Secretary General of CEPESC and Chairman...
27 July 2015
Benchmark Expands Aquaculture Genetics Through Tilapia Breeding Acquisition
GLOBAL - Benchmark Holdings PLC has today strengthened its position in aquaculture genetics through the acquisition of Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and...
Returned Atlantic Salmon Tracking Tags Aid Fish Research
GLOBAL - Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) have been able to locate two missing satellite pop-off tags used in salmon tracking research. ...
21 July 2015
Climate Change Threatens Yellow Perch in Lake Erie
US - A new study from Ohio State University shows warmer water temperatures can lead to the production by yellow perch of less hardy eggs and larvae, which have...
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
'Operation Roadhouse' Cracks Down on Illegal Paddlefish Trafficking
US - Three men from Colorado have pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar after being caught in an undercover operation in the Warsaw, Missouri...
16 July 2015
Arunachal Pradesh Developing Rainbow Trout Production
INDIA - Arunachal Pradesh has got immense scope for rainbow trout farming particularly in the district of West Kameng and Tawang, the Indian Council of Agricultural...
Challenges in Japanese Eel Production
JAPAN - Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) has been eaten in Japan since ancient times. Traditionally considered a source of nourishment, its consumption is also a...
13 July 2015
Milkfish Breed in Captivity Successfully After Ten Year Research
INDIA - For the first time in India, and after ten years of research, the Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture has achieved success in breeding...
08 July 2015
Eel Population to Decline if Conservation Measures Not Implemented
EU - Italian researchers have developed a model of the long-term population trends of the European eel to assess the effectiveness of conservation policies, and...
02 July 2015
Timing Crucial to Snapper Spawn Survival
US - The larvae of some species of reef fish appear to survive better depending on the timing of when they were spawned, according to new research from the US National...
Scientists Find Large Numbers of Young Scallops Off Delaware Bay
US - NOAA researchers and colleagues from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have reported what appears to be a fantastic year for young sea scallops...
29 June 2015
Salmon Study Shows Supplementing Population Not Always Beneficial
EU - A new European study of a salmon population in France has shown that moving individuals from another area into a depleted population does not always bring benefits....
25 June 2015
Fishing Nations Have Chance to Increase Port Controls to Save Bluefin Tuna
GLOBAL - The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is meeting in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from June 29 to July 3. Member nations will have the chance to enact...
24 June 2015
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
19 June 2015
Scientists Find New Ways of Identifying Fish Age, Population Location
AUSTRALIA - Australian fisheries scientists have recently completed a world-first research project that will help to rapidly estimate the age of fish....
10 June 2015
Punjab Inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh on Aquaculture
INDIA - In order to promote fishing and aquaculture in the state, Punjab is looking to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh (AP)....
03 June 2015
American Eel Genetics Help Explain Decline
US - A new genetic analysis of the American eel has shown important differences between freshwater and brackish populations, which may explain their inability to...
Sawfish Reproducing Without Sex Discovered
US - Some female members of a critically endangered species of sawfish are reproducing in the wild without sex, according to recent research published in the journal...
02 June 2015
Complete Rainbow Trout Genome Now Available to Aquaculture Researchers, Breeders
ISRAEL - New research from NRGene, in cooperation with scientists from the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University...
01 June 2015
New Project to Develop Selective Breeding of Shellfish, Finfish
EUROPE - A new €9 million EU H2020 project named EMBRIC (European Marine Biological Research Infrastructure Cluster) has been launched today (1 June). The project...
28 May 2015
EU Project to Boost Breeding Improvements for Farmed Fish
EU - An EU-funded project is studying how hi-tech breeding techniques can promote disease resistance and fast, efficient growth in six commonly farmed fish species,...
20 May 2015
Hendrix Genetics, NPM Capital to Join Forces
NETHERLANDS - Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species animal genetics company, and NPM Capital, a subsidiary of family owned SHV Holdings, have signed a Memorandum...
15 May 2015
Ardtoe Reports First Spawning of Captive Reared Lumpsuckers
SCOTLAND, UK - Stocks of hatchery reared lumpsuckers have produced their first batches of viable eggs at the FAI Ardtoe Marine Research Facility in Scotland. This...
14 May 2015
Iconic Indian Fish on Brink of Extinction
INDIA - The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world’s most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth...
05 May 2015
Sustainability Efforts Lead to Increase in EU Fish Stocks
EU - The efforts of fishermen in working towards a sustainable industry have paid off, as eighteen times as many commercial species are now fished at safe biological...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
30 April 2015
Fish Highways Decisions Made Easier in Great Lakes
US - Decisions on how best to open up tributaries into the Great Lakes for fish migration have recently been made easier, as researchers have released a tool to...
29 April 2015
New Crab Species Discovered in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - A new coral-dwelling gall crab has been discovered in Malaysia by a researcher from the Netherlands....
28 April 2015
Diabetes Drugs Found to Cause Fish Intersex
US - A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish....
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