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Friday, November 28, 2014
Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP): An Emerging Problem for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Scientists from Mahidol University are making an urgent appeal to control the spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Mining Has a Wider Impact on Fish Habitats than First Thought
US - Scientists at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a broad look at the impacts of mines across the country- and found that mining can damage fish habitats...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
New Fishways in Maine Increasing Fish Habitats
US - As part of its Maine Headwaters Project, the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has completed two fish passage projects in the Penobscot watershed and in the...
Early-Running Spring Salmon Receive Further Protection
SCOTLAND, UK - Early-running spring salmon in Scotland are being further protected through mandatory catch and release measures....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Silver Nanoparticles Could Pose Risk to Aquatic Ecosystems
EU - Silver nanoparticles are toxic to common bacteria at concentrations found in many aquatic environments across the globe, new research has found. Bacteria often...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Available for Shellfish Aquaculture
US - Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific US coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System...
Organisations Protect Endangered Salmon, Trout from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Oceana Urges ICCAT to Take Action on Illegal Fishing
EU - Oceana has called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to examine and take action...
Poultry Company Fined Over Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Co Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Gulf of Mexico Aquaculture Plan Comment Period Extended
US - NOAA Fisheries has reopened the public comment period on the proposed rule for the Aquaculture Plan for the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Recycling Company Fined for Fisheries Act Violation
CANADA - Last week, Sinopec Daylight Energy Ltd., a division of the Sinopec Group, was ordered to pay C$200,000 after pleading guilty to one count under the Fisheries...
Shape Up Quickly – Applies to Fish Too!
SWEDEN - Fish can live in almost any aquatic environment on Earth, but when the climate changes and temperatures go up many species are pushed to the limit. The...
New Approach Needed to Combat Illegal Fishing in Offshore Marine Reserves
AUSTRALIA - Conservation scientists say there needs to be a new approach to protecting offshore marine reserves. Illegal fishing in marine reserves will be a major...
Modelling Platform to Better Forecast Fish Resources
PERU - Thanks to high-resolution models of the oceanic circulation and water oxygen content, IRD researchers and their partners have now quantified the Humboldt...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Global Efforts to Protect Southern Ocean Blocked by China and Russia
GLOBAL - The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) has again failed to agree to protect key areas in the Ross Sea and East...
Ifremer Presenting at International Harmful Algae Conference
GLOBAL - A group of over 20 French scientists (among them one Ifremer scientist) are participating in the International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA) which...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Herring Organs Damaged by Ocean Acidification
EU - Ocean acidification could damage the organs of Atlantic herring, as well as slow their growth and development, recent experiments show. It adds to the list...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Seafood Industry Welcomes Collaborative Action for Black Petrel
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
AquaBounty Resolves Panama Permitting Issues
PANAMA and US - Officials in Panama have fined AquaBounty $9500 due to a deficiency in certain local permitting requirements affecting its Panama operations....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Environmental Grant to Restore and Protect Trout Habitats
UK - The Pickering Fisheries Association has been awarded £1,000 by the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to protect Pickering Beck river banks from erosion and...
New Partnership to Support Ongoing Gulf Restoration
US - A new partnership between USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will provide additional...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Strong Management can Protect Fisheries Affected by Climate Change
GLOBAL - A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral...
Alaska Fish Factor: Land and Water Rights Causing Tension
US - Throughout history, arguments over land and water usages have run the gamut from tussles over fences with next door neighbors to shoot outs over inter-state...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Dredging Sediment Wreaks Havoc with Fish Larvae Development
AUSTRALIA - Sediments associated with dredging and flood plumes could have a significant impact on fish populations by extending the time required for the development...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Invasive Seaweed Sheltering Native Crustaceans in US Mud Flats
US - On the tidal mudflats of Georgia and South Carolina, the red Japanese seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla is gaining a foothold where no native seaweeds live....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
ENVIGUARD Investigates Aquaculture Health Challenges
EU - The ENVIGUARD project has started a research survey for the environmental and fish health challenges that European aquaculture faces....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Black Market Abalone Ring Cracked in Fisheries Bust
AUSTRALIA - One of the largest fisheries enforcement operations undertaken in Victoria’s history has cracked an alleged seafood trafficking syndicate operating...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Sights Set on More Sustainable Future for African Oceans
SOUTH AFRICA – Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Weekly Overview: Native UK Mussels Under Threat from Invasive Freshwater Mussel
ANALYSIS - The invasive quagga mussel has recently been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River, a tributary of the River Colne, in Surrey, UK, writes...
Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
 
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