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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 Greenshellâ„¢ 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...
10 March 2015
Protection of Key Mediterranean Fish Nursery Areas Proposed
SICILY, ITALY - Permanently closing fisheries in critical areas of the Strait of Sicily will help hake and deep-water rose shrimp to recover from heavy overfishing,...
Weekly Overview: New Breeding Research to Benefit Sole Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR, Netherlands, announced that they have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole...
Stolt Sea Farm Sole Certified Sustainable
ICELAND - Stolt Sea Farm S.A. has been awarded sustainable Friend of the Sea certification for its sole (Solea senegalensis) aquaculture....
05 March 2015
New Research Allows Sole to Reproduced All Year Round
NETHERLANDS - Researchers at IMARES Wageningen UR have managed to select the best conditions for farming sole which has allowed for them to start reproducing outside...
04 March 2015
Causes of Great Lakes Smelt Population Decline are Complex
US - The reasons for the dwindling population of smelt prey fish in the Great Lakes to near historic lows are more complicated than previously believed, new research...
Pollution Impacts on Fish to Worsen with Climate Change
UK - The impact of pollution on fish could be made dramatically worse by climate change according to a new study published in the journal PNAS....
03 March 2015
Aqua Aquaria 2015: NFDB to Set Up Fish Brood Banks
INDIA - In order to develop fisheries and aquaculture in the country, the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) has set up three fish brood banks....
24 February 2015
Weekly Overview: RMS Shrimp Disease Could Lead to Shortfall Next Year
ANALYSIS - The shrimp disease, Running Mortality Syndrome (RMS), has recently been detected on shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, India, reported the...
20 February 2015
Disinfectant Found to Treat Fungus on Catfish Eggs
US - New US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research has discovered a disinfectant that has the potential to treat fungus on catfish eggs....
05 February 2015
Climate Change Threatening Puget Sound Salmon
US - Many salmon rivers around Puget Sound have experienced increasing fluctuations in flow over the past 60 years, just as climate change projections predict -...
27 January 2015
Researchers Identify Cause of Endangered Missouri River Pallid Sturgeon Decline
US - US Fisheries scientists have discovered that oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River are directly linked with the failure of the...
08 January 2015
New Model Identifies Perfect Habitat for Brook Trout
US - A new model that can accurately identify stream sections that still hold suitable habitat for wild brook trout will help fisheries managers from Maine to Georgia...
30 December 2014
Sea Trout Returning to Spawn on the River Wear
UK - Sea trout are once again returning to spawn in a large north east stream following huge improvements in water quality and measures to help wildlife....
29 December 2014
New Guide to Farming Tilapia: Breeding and Hatchery
GLOBAL - A new guide looks at breeding and hatchery techniques including stocking densities for Nile tilapia. ...
22 December 2014
New Molecular Marker Could Revolutionise Fisheries Management
AUSTRALIA - A molecular marker that turns snapper eggs a fluorescent blue could revolutionise fisheries management for a number of Australian commercial species....
19 December 2014
Benchmark Holdings Officially Acquires Stofnfiskur and SalmoBreed
UK - Benchmark Holdings PLC, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has officially acquired Norwegian-based SalmoBreed...
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
18 December 2014
Australians Asked to Help Stop Spread of Tilapia
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking assistance from the public to help stop the spread of tilapia, one of the world's most invasive...
 
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