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07 December 2016
European Parliament Supports Steps for Transparency in Fishing Operations Outside EU Waters
EU - Members of the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament have voted on the European Commission’s proposal to regulate activities of the EU’s fishing...
Florida University to Explore Hogfish Aquaculture
US - Hogfish, a popular and delicious species targeted by commercial and recreational spear fishermen, is currently being overfished in Florida state and federal...
06 December 2016
New Dead Zone in Indian Ocean Could Impact Future Marine Nutrient Balance
GLOBAL - Large areas of the global ocean, so called marine "dead zones" contain no oxygen and support microbial processes that remove vast amounts of nitrogen from...
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,...
Australian Study Examines Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Species
AUSTRALIA - How might climate change affect the distribution of freshwater species living in rivers, ponds, and lakes? Investigators examined the capacity of species...
05 December 2016
Researchers Use Genes as HAB Early Warning System
US - In one of the most comprehensive studies to date, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have sequenced the genes of a harmful algae bloom...
Government Releases 90-day Aquaculture Reform Project
AUSTRALIA - The Liberal National Government's 90-day regulatory reform aquaculture project has been released, containing 17 recommendations to reduce red tape and...
02 December 2016
New Responsible Aquaculture Foundation Courses Address Water Quality
GLOBAL - The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation has launched two new online courses for aquaculturists: Total Suspended Solids Management in Aquaculture and pH Management...
Top Tips for Keeping Predators Away from Farmed Fish
GLOBAL - Aquaculture offers many advantages for people. We don’t have to go out and hunt for seafood, and we can produce big animals in large quantities. However,...
29 November 2016
Fishing Ban Welcomed After Earthquake Damages Fisheries
NEW ZEALAND - Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in the South Island of New Zealand that has damaged the Kaikoura fisheries, a harvesting ban and a $2 million...
24 November 2016
FAO and the Vatican Urge Action Against Illegal Fishing, Forced Labour
GLOBAL - The FAO and the Vatican have called for an intensified international push to stamp out human rights abuses in the world's fishing industry — including...
23 November 2016
Commission Meeting Leaves Key Fish Stocks Left Without Protection
EUROPE - The annual meeting of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission has closed without agreement regarding management of the deep-sea fish orange roughy....
21 November 2016
New Study Uses eDNA in Seawater to Reveal Status of Deepwater Fish
DENMARK - Environmental DNA in seawater samples may provide accurate information about deepwater fish populations, according to a new study by Philip Francis Thomsen...
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Universities Ramp Up Their Course Offerings
US - Alaska’s university system is ramping up programs to train the next generations of fishery and ocean specialists - and plenty of jobs await....
18 November 2016
FAO Supports Latin America and Caribbean in Eradicating Illegal Fishing
The FAO has unveiled a new technical cooperation project that will support eleven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated...
16 November 2016
Reduction in Deep-Sea Fishing Quotas Not Enough, say Environmental Organisations
EU - Seas at Risk, The DSCC and Bloom are disappointed by the decisions on fishing limits for deep-sea fish stocks taken by the Fisheries’ Council of Ministers...
Australian Rock Lobsters Bounce Back
AUSTRALIA - ​A tagging study by Fisheries scientists has indicated the highest numbers of western rock lobsters along the west coast in decades....
15 November 2016
Scarce Freshwater Fish Pose Danger in India
INDIA - Alarm bells have started ringing in India. Migratory fish like the Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha), which travel long distances inland through major rivers in East...
11 November 2016
Scientists Develop Device for Real-Time Ocean Pollution Monitoring
EU - A new EU project, SMS, is looking to develop an in-situ real time monitoring system for seawater quality control in order to effectively and quickly detect...
EU to Take Bigger Role in Global Effort to Save Oceans
EU - The European Commission has announced its renewed commitment to strengthen international ocean governance and to set out a joint agenda of 50 actions to secure...
09 November 2016
Extreme Weather Events Forcing Fish to Change Location
US - Researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have investigated the impact that severe storms have on fish populations as it...
Fishmeal Company Ordered to Close Following Pollution Breaches
INDIA - The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has served a closure order on the Golden Fish Meal and Fish Oil Company at Semmankuppam due to violations...
08 November 2016
Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Copper Alloy Aquaculture Nets
GREECE - Copper-alloy aquaculture nets may have similar impacts on the environment and farmed species as conventional nylon nets with copper-based antifouling paints,...
03 November 2016
Species Speed Up Adaptation to Beat Effects of Warmer Oceans
GLOBAL - Some fish species are adapting to survive environmental changes without significant genetic evolution, according to research from the University of East...
31 October 2016
World's Largest Marine Protected Area Set Up in Southern Ocean
ANTARCTICA - Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) have agreed to safeguard 1.55 million km2 of the Ross Sea...
28 October 2016
Predicting Algal Blooms to Protect Aquaculture Farms
GLOBAL - Algal blooms are causing millions of dollars, pounds and euros in damage to salmon and shellfish farms around the world every year, writes Chris Harris....
27 October 2016
Making IMTA Work for Europe
EUROPE - The drive to increase profitability and environmental performance has led many industries across Europe and globally to look for ways to reduce both their...
25 October 2016
Environmental Sustainability Focus for Chilean Salmon Farming Industry
CHILE - The Chilean salmon farming industry needs to focus less on prices and profits and more on the health, environmental and social performance of industry, said...
Cooke Aquaculture Feed Barge Sinks Off Brier Island
CANADA - A feed barge owned by Cooke Aquaculture has sunk off Brier Island, Digby County....
Fish Farms May Hold Key to Studying Adaption of Fish to Climate Change
UK - Climate change is disrupting the sensory systems of fish and can even make them swim towards predators, instead of away from them, a paper by marine biologists...
 
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