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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....
20 April 2015
MPEDA to Start Fish Seed Supply Soon
INDIA - India's government is signing an agreement with the Marine Products Exports and Development Authority (MPEDA) for the supply of four varieties of fish seed...
13 April 2015
New Assessement to Guide Fish Restocking Programmes
AUSTRALIA - Future stocking programmes for aquatic resources in South Australian waters will now be guided under a new risk-based policy and assessment process....
08 April 2015
New Hatchery to Selectively Breed NZ Mussels
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to a new hatchery and lab facility opening where Greenshell™ Mussels can be selectively...
01 April 2015
Baby Fish Struggle with Equatorial Ocean Temperature Rises
AUSTRALIA - Scientists have discovered that higher ocean temperatures slow the development of young fish, in a study from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef...
Cattle Growth Hormone Found to Effect Fish Sexual Behaviour
FINLAND - A common growth-promoting hormone used worldwide in the cattle industry has been found to affect the sexual behaviours of fish at a very low concentration...
31 March 2015
Scientists Agree Juvenile Fish Need Protection in the Strait of Sicily
ITALY - Fisheries scientists from Mediterranean countries have given their approval to the Oceana proposal to close nursery areas in the Strait of Sicily in order...
Fish a Mile Deep are Facing Health Impacts from Human Pollution
US - Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that...
30 March 2015
Breeding Cooperative Fish Could Improve Growth Rates
NETHERLANDS - Research at the University of Wageningen has raised possibilities that breeding fish for behaviour could help to improve their growth in aquaculture....
27 March 2015
BPA Can Adversely Affect Fish Reproduction, New Study Shows
US - Recent findings suggest that BPA, a chemical that is used in a variety of consumer products, such as water bottles, dental composites and resins used to line...
12 March 2015
New Research Reveals Dead Zone Impacts on West Coast Groundfish
US - Scientists from NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Oregon State have begun to examine the impact of low-oxygen "dead zones" off the Oregon...
11 March 2015
Funding to Boost Atlantic Salmon Returns in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans attended the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
Female Killifish Are Picky When it Comes to Partners
US - A new study offers insight into a process that could lead one species to diverge into two. The study found that female killifish that avoid mating with males...
 
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