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23 January 2017
Alaska Fish Factor: Candied Salmon Ice Cream, Poke Snack Kits and Salmon Bisque Baby Food
US - Candied salmon ice cream…poke snack kits…salmon bisque baby food… fish skin tote bags and pet oils. Those are among the more than 20 new items to be revealed...
20 January 2017
The Rise of the Fish Vaccine
GLOBAL - When Dr Stanisław Snieszko and colleagues injected carp with the first fish vaccine in the late 1930s, they declared that although effective, immunisation...
19 January 2017
Call for Ideas for Fishing Gear Discards Reduction Initiative
UK - Skippers, trawl makers and gear technologists are being urged to participate in the second phase of projects now being called by the Gear Innovation and Technology...
Spotlight on Africa at World Aquaculture 2017
SOUTH AFRICA - The World Aquaculture Society takes its annual conference to Africa for the first time in 2017 – turning the spotlight on the potential of aquaculture...
Sustainable Micro-Algae Feed Company Enters Fish-Free Feed (F3) Challenge
BELGIUM - As the global aquaculture industry works to reduce its use of fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds, one company in particular is hoping that its...
18 January 2017
More Funding for UK Antibiotic Resistance Action
UK - Funding for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has more than tripled this year in support of a new business plan which will help...
16 January 2017
Ocean Acidification to Hit Dungeness Crab Fishery
US - The acidification of the ocean as seawater absorbs increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will reverberate through the West Coast's marine...
10 January 2017
Researchers Express Optimism Over Transgenic Chinese Carp
CHINA - Chinese researchers who created a rapidly growing “giant” transgenic carp have expressed cautious optimism it will one day land on dining tables....
Researchers Create Trout Feed From Bean Residue
MEXICO - In order to reduce costs in rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) production, researchers from the Technological Institute of Tuxtepec (Ittux) have developed...
09 January 2017
Arctic Char Sperm Race for Reproductive Success
NORWAY - Dominant Arctic char produce sperm that swim faster in diluted ovarian fluid, while subordinate males produce sperm that swim faster in water, according...
Russia to Further Cut Fish Imports With New Crimean Processing Plant
RUSSIA - A new fish processing facility is to be launched on the Crimean peninsula in late 2017, allowing Russia to replace up to 19 per cent of its fish imports....
06 January 2017
Hopes Are High for Torula Yeast in Shrimp Aquaculture
MEXICO - Research in Mexico has shown that torula yeast (Candida utilis) could replace portions of fishmeal in farmed Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)...
05 January 2017
New Technology Makes Use of Whitefish By-Product
NORWAY - Every year 340,000 tonnes of usable whitefish by-product are discarded into the sea. But the fisheries industry has now identified ways of halting this...
04 January 2017
Scientists Develop Method to Warn of Toxic Algae Blooms Before they Develop
US - Toxic algae blooms in lakes and reservoirs are highly destructive, resulting in fish kills and toxicity risks to wildlife, livestock - and even humans. But...
30 December 2016
Video Series Helps Seafood Industry Understand FDA’s Fish, Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a video series, designed to assist the seafood industry and federal and state regulators in better understanding...
29 December 2016
Rockfish Siblings Shed New Light on How Offspring Diffuse and Disperse
US - A splitnose rockfish's thousands of tiny offspring can stick together in sibling groups from the time they are released into the open ocean until they move...
23 December 2016
Major Grant to Help Improve Fish Welfare in Scientific Studies
UK - Researchers have won a major new grant award for a study that will help to improve the welfare of live fish used in scientific tests....
22 December 2016
Researcher Studies Prevention of Off-Flavours in Fish
GERMANY - A researcher in Germany is studying why fish sometimes smells 'fishy' and why customers often smell other aromas when they buy fish....
20 December 2016
New Aquaculture Training Course on Offer for First-Time Managers
SCOTLAND, UK - A new aquaculture-specific training course has launched, aimed at equipping first-time managers with the skills and knowledge necessary to be effective...
16 December 2016
Industry-wide Support for Aquaculture Centre of Innovation Excellence
SCOTLAND - A scoping study into the concept of a centre of innovation excellence for Scottish aquaculture has found industry-wide support for the initiative....
15 December 2016
Cooke to Begin Uruguay Fishing Operations in Early 2017
URUGUAY - Cooke Seafood has now formally acquired the assets of Fripur S.A., Uruguay’s largest seafood company....
14 December 2016
New Publication Addresses Biomarkers in Fish Nutrition
EU - The EU-funded ARRAINA (Advanced Research Initiatives for Nutrition & Aquaculture) project has published a new resource for aquaculture feed producers, entitled...
13 December 2016
Scientists Reveal How Fish Adapt to Toxic Levels of Pollution
UK - A new report identifies the genetic mechanism responsible for evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution observed in wild Atlantic killifish populations....
Japan Builds First Offshore Aqua-Farming System
JAPAN - Offshore aquaculture, or open ocean aquaculture, is a type of farming where fish farms are moved some distance offshore. Although it's still only a small...
Weekly Overview: More White Spot Outbreaks Detected in Logan River Prawn Farms
AUSTRALIA - Following the announcement on 2 December of a white spot disease outbreak at a prawn farm, Australian authorities have now confirmed that the disease...
09 December 2016
Australian Government Addresses Critical Shortage of Pacific Oyster Spat
AUSTRALIA - The State Government and industry are working together to ensure the continual supply of juvenile Pacific Oysters and help safeguard South Australia’s...
Red Sea Bream Aquaculture- Is Deep-Sea Farming the Solution?
JAPAN - Red sea bream has a special place in Japan. Known as madai in Japanese, its unique red colour is considered lucky, and the fish is often served whole on...
08 December 2016
European Researchers Tackle Parasitic Diseases in Aquaculture
EU - A new European Union funded research project is addressing the challenges of disease prevention and management to protect the sustainability and competitiveness...
06 December 2016
Everglades Foundation Starts 4-year $10-million Prize for Algae Bloom Solution Search
US - In a bold effort to find a solution to one of the world's most challenging environmental problems, The Everglades Foundation will officially kick off its four-year,...
Researchers Launch Artificial Salmon Gut Project
UK - Scientists and industry leaders are embarking on a new project to build an artificial salmon gut with a view to better understanding fish digestion. This important...
 
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