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24 February 2017
Winners, Losers Among Fish When Landscape Undergoes Change
US - A new study by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University has found that some fish lose out while others benefit as urban and agricultural development...
23 February 2017
Urgent Need to Check How Males and Females Respond Differently to Ocean Acidification
UK - Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine...
10 February 2017
DOST to Beef up Fish By-products
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and major players of the fisheries industry convened recently for a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on...
09 February 2017
Coal Ash Selenium Found in Fish in North Carolina Lakes
US - A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste....
08 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
GLOBAL - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria, UK....
Tassie Recycler Converts Aquaculture's Plastic Waste into Building Materials
AUSTRALIA - A Tasmanian company recycling the state's farming and fishing industry's plastic waste is looking to expand its operations interstate....
07 February 2017
Rare Ice Age Fish Filmed in Derwent Water
UK - A rare fish that is thought to be from the Ice Age has been caught on video for the first time at a lake in Cumbria....
Scottish Fishermen Welcome New Report on Recovering Fish Stocks
UK - Scottish fishermen have welcomed a new report which highlights that most major whitefish stocks have increased in Scottish waters since the mid-2000s while...
01 February 2017
Dutch Taskforce Connects Initiatives Against Food Waste
NETHERLANDS - The Taskforce Circular Economy in Food, launched during the National Food Summit in the Netherlands, aims to prevent and reduce food waste and become...
31 January 2017
Abertay University £5 million Research Bid Could Have International Fisheries Impact
SCOTLAND, UK - Abertay University has launched a £5 million research funding bid that could transform the lives of millions of Vietnamese fishermen....
St Helena to Establish UK’s First One-by-One Only Tuna Fishery
ST HELENA, UK - The island, which has a maritime zone encompassing 172,439 square miles of open-ocean habitat, is situated within a region rich with marine fauna...
25 January 2017
New Zealand Fishery Named in Global Top Five
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand has been rated among the world’s top five best managed fisheries....
24 January 2017
Weekly Overview: New Zealand Government to Enforce Microbeads Ban From 2018
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand government has announced that it will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products by 2018 in order to protect the...
23 January 2017
New Zealand Government to Enforce Microbeads Ban From 2018
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the announcement that the Government will ban the use of microbeads in make-up and other beauty products, citing their...
Climate Change Prompts Alaska Fish to Change Breeding Behavior
US - One of Alaska's most abundant freshwater fish species is altering its breeding patterns in response to climate change. This could impact the ecology of northern...
18 January 2017
MSD Animal Health Joins Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) to Support Sustainable Salmon Farming
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) is proud to announce its membership in the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), a leadership initiative...
17 January 2017
New Research Finds Fishing is Fundamentally Altering the Food Chain in Coral Reefs
UK - Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting extra pressure on top-level predator fish, according to new research....
16 January 2017
Diversification Key to Resilient Fishing Communities
US - Fishing communities can survive - and even thrive - as fish abundance and market prices shift if they can catch a variety of species and nimbly move from one...
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...
13 January 2017
SWFPA Welcomes New Deep Water Trawling Regulation
UK - The UK’s largest fishing association has welcomed the introduction of a new regulation that restricts bottom trawling in areas of very deep water to protect...
12 January 2017
Ocean Foods Ecosystems for Planetary Survival in the Anthropocene
CANADA - Remarks by Barry A. Costa-Pierce, University of New England, USA, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
International Team Helping Tanzania Double Fish Production Through Aquaculture
TANZANIA - Tanzania, perhaps best known for safaris over its vast open plains, has ambitious plans for diminutive freshwater wildlife with enormous, untapped potential....
New Algae Species Found in Omani Waters
OMAN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has announced that its researchers have found a new type of algae species, Myrionecta rubra, a part of the...
11 January 2017
Wastewater Treatment Upgrades Result in Major Reduction of Intersex Fish
CANADA - Upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant along Ontario's Grand River led to a 70 per cent drop in fish that have both male and female characteristics within...
10 January 2017
Global Scale Study Reveals Potential Future Impact of Ocean Acidification
UK - Ocean Acidification and the extent to which marine species are able to deal with low pH levels in the Earth's seas, could have a significant influence on shifting...
09 January 2017
Next Steps For Offshore Aquaculture In Southern California
US - A joint effort of NOAA, California Sea Grant, and the Aquarium of the Pacific, the report provides recommendations for the growth and expansion of offshore...
06 January 2017
Aquaculture Producers Express Concern Over Dumping Proposal in Donegal Bay
IRELAND - Aquaculture producers and members of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have expressed serious concerns with a proposal published in December by the Department...
28 December 2016
Mussels Used to Map Habitat Connectivity in Portugal
EU - A species of mussel has been used to investigate the connectivity of two marine protected areas (MPAs) along the central Portuguese west coast in a new study....
First Evidence That Deep-Sea Animals Are Ingesting Microplastics
EU - Collaborative research funded by the ERC’s CACH project has announced the first real evidence that deep-sea animals are ingesting microplastics that are finding...
23 December 2016
Meeting Paris Agreement Global Warming Target Will Benefit Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Meeting the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5°C will have large benefits to fisheries, finds a new Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program study published...
 
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