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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...
16 February 2016
Ministry Gives Go-Ahead for Asian Seabass Imports
INDIA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has issued its final guidelines, allowing private entrepreneurs and enterprises to import Asian Seabass...
15 February 2016
Scientists Call for Alert as Escaped Cobia Spread
PANAMA - Cobia, a promising fish for aquaculture, lives throughout the world's oceans except in the Central and Eastern Pacific. In August 2015, a large number of...
10 February 2016
Workshop Promotes Farming of Endangered Fish
INDIA - A national workshop on conservation of native freshwater fishes held at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies has urged the State government...
08 February 2016
$1.6m Project Boost for Fiji Aquaculture
FIJI - The Caboni Yaqara Multi-species Hatchery in Togovere, Ra, will supply fish farms and boost income generating initiatives across the country, said Prime Minister...
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...
 
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