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05 May 2016
Crayfish May Help Restore Dirty Streams, Study Finds
US - While macroinvertebrates are a tasty food source for crayfish, a new study reveals a surprising finding: When crayfish were present in in-stream experimental...
04 May 2016
Do Fish Survive in Streams in Winter?
Most stream-resident fish stay throughout winter despite the ice. This has been shown by Christine Weber, previous researcher at Umeå University, by tagging trout...
Nutriad Increases Aqua Footprint
GLOBAL - Nutriad, multinational feed additives manufacturer, continues to invest in aquaculture as it announced the expansion of its regional aqua teams with the...
28 April 2016
Scientists Discover New Reef System at Mouth of Amazon River
BRAZIL - A new reef system has been found at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world....
25 April 2016
New Project Looks at Sea Lice Impact on Salmon Fisheries
UK and CHILE - Plymouth University and the Universidad de Chile are leading a new research project to investigate the issue of sea lice infestation that is costing...
EU Negotiations to Prevent Unregulated Fisheries in the Arctic
EU - The European Union participated in the first round of international negotiations on measures to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas took place...
EU Issues More Yellow Cards in Fight Against Illegal Fishing
EU - The EU has warned Kiribati, Sierra Leone and Trinidad & Tobago with yellow cards as they risk being uncooperative in the fight against illegal fishing. Sri...
New Technologies Boost Efforts to Cut Down on "Ghost Fishing"
GLOBAL - Modern technologies that make it easier to recover lost fishing gear are giving a boost to efforts to reduce so-called "ghost fishing" and its harmful impacts...
21 April 2016
Fishing Sector Calls for Equal Treatment in Marine Activities
EU - Europêche, the leading trade body representing the fishing industry in Europe, have called for equal treatment following the release of new oil and gas exploratory...
'Trickle of Food' Helped Deep Sea Creatures Survive Asteroid
UK - A team led by experts at Cardiff University has provided new evidence to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike...
19 April 2016
Parliament to Vote on Agreements to Support Fish Stocks
EU - This week the European Parliament's fisheries committee is to vote on important agreements with Liberia and Mauritania and look at how to improve the situation...
Weekly Overview: New Report Highlights Sustainability Challenges on Shrimp Farms
ANALYSIS - A new report from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has identified geographical areas in Southeast Asia which require environmental improvements...
18 April 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Increasing Acidity Raising Red Flags for Bering Sea Crab Stocks
US - Increasingly corrosive oceans are raising more red flags for Bering Sea crab stocks. Results from a first ever, two year project on baby Tanner crabs show that...
15 April 2016
New Report Highlights Environmental Sustainability Challenges on Asian Shrimp Farms
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has completed its first-ever sector report on shrimp aquaculture in Southeast Asia, identifying geographical...
14 April 2016
Swarming Red Crabs Captured on Video in New Southern Range
US - A research team studying biodiversity at the Hannibal Bank Seamount off the coast of Panama has captured unique video of thousands of red crabs swarming in...
Sea Change Champion Award 2016 Looking for Best Practice in Tackling Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - World Animal Protection UK is looking for examples of fishing best practice in tackling the problem of ghost fishing gear, for entry into its Sea Change Champion...
13 April 2016
European Commission Should Ensure Arctic Fishing is in Line with EU Rules
EU - The European Union should permit fishing vessels to operate in the Arctic only if they meet the same requirements as those operating inside EU waters. This...
Saline Intrusion Forces Farmers to Halve Shrimp Production
VIETNAM - High salinity in the Mekong Delta is causing many shrimp farmers to cut their production by half until the rainy season arrives....
07 April 2016
Toxic Algae Blooms - The Worst From the Strongest El Niño Ever?
GLOBAL - Losses due to toxic algal blooms are reported to be in excess of $82 million to all associated marine industries, not to mention associated illness in humans...
05 April 2016
West Coast Governments Taking Action Over Increasing Ocean Acidification
US - The ocean chemistry along the West Coast of North America is changing rapidly because of global carbon dioxide emissions, and the governments of Oregon, California,...
NASA Examines El Nino's Impact on Fish Populations
US - NASA scientists are studying how El Nino years can have a big impact on the amount of phytoplankton available in the ocean for fish to eat and therefore the...
Huon to Research Yellowtail Kingfish Farming Methods in Providence Bay
AUSTRALIA - Huon Aquaculture alongside the NSW Department of Primary Industries is planning to research farming methods for yellowtail kingfish in the inactive ...
04 April 2016
Immediate Fish Discards Ban May Destabilise Marine Ecosystems
EU - Discarding is seen as wasteful, but banning the practice would remove an important food source for many marine organisms. A new study modelled the effects of...
01 April 2016
Sea Cucumbers Raise Red Flags for Threatened Global Fisheries
US - Holothuria edulis, a type of slow-moving sea cucumber about the size of a classroom ruler, boasts an important ocean role despite its uncanny resemblance to...
31 March 2016
Rights-Based Management Could Double Fish Biomass
US - New groundbreaking research shows that with improved fishing approaches, compared to business as usual, the majority of the world's wild fisheries could be...
Final Balance: Almost 40,000 tons of Dead Salmon Removed from Chilean Farms
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has announced that 25 million fish, equivalent to 39,942 tons of dead biomass, was the final balance...
30 March 2016
Project to Enhance Training for Mediterranean Small-Scale Fisheries
MALTA - Malta is participating in Sea of Skills, a project funded by the Erasmusplus- programme aimed at improving the quality and attractiveness of continuing vocational...
Scottish Fishermen's Federation Services Expands in Offshore Marine Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - SFF Services Ltd (SFFSL) - the commercial division of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) - has made several key management changes in a move...
29 March 2016
India's Aquaculture Exports Expected to Fall
INDIA - Aquaculture exports in the country are likely to fall by 10 to 15 per cent during this fiscal due to prevalence of diseases and adverse climatic condition,...
23 March 2016
Over 32 Thousand Tons of Dead Salmon Already Removed in Chile Disaster
CHILE - Disposal efforts have been continuing in Chile after millions of farmed salmon died due to a harmful algal bloom in the region of Los Lagos....
 
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