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Thursday, September 18, 2014
New Research Finds Pollution Reaches Even Most Remote Areas of Ocean
SPAIN - Three years after the Hesperides vessel returned to Spain culminating the around the world of the Malaspina Expedition, researchers have an increasingly...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Warmer Waters Increases Invasive Fish Species Threat in Atlantic
US - A new study has found that warming Atlantic temperatures could increase the range of invasive species in the ocean....
Monday, September 15, 2014
What are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture, Fisheries?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more...
UK Seafood Industry Asked to Consider Response to Climate Change Impacts
UK - Seafood businesses and organisations in the UK are being asked for their views on the impact of climate change on the seafood industry and how they might respond,...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Antibiotic Overuse Causing Species Extinction in China
CHINA - China Central Television (CCTV) on Tuesday exposed the overuse of drugs in farmed sea cucumber in Northeast China's coastal Liaoning province, which has...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mussels Helping with Chesapeake Bay Restoration
US - Restoring oysters—and their ability to filter large volumes of water—is widely seen as a key way to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay. New research makes...
Aquaculture at Threat from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Global warming continues to be an issue of increasing relevance to marine aquaculture. Over the past few years, a number of serious disasters and losses...
Monday, September 08, 2014
New Fish Processing Facility to Bring 100 New Jobs to Mississippi
US - Moon River Foods is locating a new fish processing operation in Baird, Mississippi. The project represents a corporate investment of $3 million and will create...
Bluefin Tuna Found in Greenland Waters Due to Warmer Waters
DENMARK - On a warm summer day in August 2012, Greenlandic fishermen and biologists caught an unusual catch while conducting an exploratory fishery for mackerel....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Rock Lobster Industry Welcomes Government Pledge of Farmland Buffer Zones
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council has praised the National Party pledge to spend NZ$100 million over 10 years to buy and retire farmland...
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Lack of Action on protecting Eastern Baltic Sea Cod Stocks Disappointing
EU - The European Commission has tabled its proposal on fishing opportunities for the main commercial fish stocks in the Baltic Sea. Oceana welcomes the commitment...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Good News for Chesapeake Bay as Underwater Grass Comes Back
US - The Susquehanna Flats, a large bed of underwater grasses near the mouth of the Susquehanna River, virtually disappeared from the upper Chesapeake Bay after...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Banned Pelagic Trawling Still Taking Place in Kerala
INDIA - Banned pelagic fishing nets have been making a silent comeback to coastal fishing in Kerala, a move which many feel would pose a serious threat to the marine...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Gambia Wants Surveillance Reinforced to Tackle Illegal Fishing
GAMBIA - The Fisheries minister has stressed the need for monitoring, control, and surveillance through improved collaboration and cooperation to be reinforced to...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Scottish Salmon Farmers Fighting Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of its commitment to transparency and improving fish health in the aquaculture industry, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO)...
Implementation of EU Fishery Policies in the Baltic Sea Discussed
DENMARK - Best practices and management strategies for implementation of new EU fishery policies in the Baltic Sea region were discussed by members of the Baltic...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Salmon are Recolonising Newly Reconnected Zones in the Adour Basin
FRANCE - Researchers from INRA, Laval University in Quebec, CIRAD and the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour have studied the impact of constructing passes...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
UK and US Fishermen to Exchange Seabird Conservation Ideas
UK - The European Commission-funded GAP2 exchange program, part of the GAP2 Project, is designed to help support the development and dissemination of best practices...
New Study Highlights Changes to UK Marine Systems
UK - Sustained observations of the sea by the Marine Biological Association of the UK highlight massive changes across UK marine systems and are the subject of a...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Fish Turned Off by Smell of Damaged Habitats
US - Damaged coral reefs emit chemical cues that repulse young coral and fish, discouraging them from settling in the degraded habitat, according to new research....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Environmentally Friendly Scottish Mussels Feature on BBC Horizon
SCOTLAND, UK - The environmentally friendly credentials of Scottish rope grown mussels were highlighted in a BBC Horizon programme screened 20 August....
Ibuprofen in Rivers Posing Potential Threat to Fish
UK - Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health....
Big Increase Planned for Aquaculture off Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - The State Government has paved the way for a huge increase in fish production on Western Australia’s northern coast by declaring a development zone...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
New Invasive Shrimp Species Found in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A new invasive species, the Bloody Red Shrimp (Hemimysis anomala), has been discovered for the first time in Northern Ireland in Upper Lough...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
New Management Plans Created to Ensure Sustainability and Availability of Seafood
MEXICO - The Federal Government has launched 18 Fisheries Management Plans (PMP) for boosting the sustainability, conservation and availability of fish, molluscs...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Minister Approves New Marlborough Fish Farms
NEW ZEALAND - Plan changes to enable three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds have been signed off by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith at a function at...
Crayfish Plague Infects Native White-Clawed Crayfish in River Allen
UK - Until recently the river Allen’s native White-clawed crayfish population, one of the few remaining in Dorset, has managed to remain free from disease but...
Rise in Aquaculture Posing Threat to Delta Lands
INDIA - The lush green paddy farms in 16 mandals of two delta areas are fast turning into fish tanks as the aqua farming is rampant in most of the mandals....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Oceana Celebrates Creation of Three Protected Fishing Areas
SPAIN - Oceana has celebrated the protection from trawling of the coralligenous and rhodolith seabeds of the summits of Ausias March and Emile Baudot, two seamounts...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Two Texas Fish Protected Under Endangered Species Act
US - Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions on protection for 757 imperiled species, the US Fish and Wildlife Service...
 
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