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28 September 2016
Project Launches to Clear and Research Ghost Fishing Gear
UK - Global animal welfare charity World Animal Protection UK is supporting a team of specialist divers from the UK to clear lost lobster pots, fishing net and rope...
22 September 2016
Australia's Export Earnings for Fisheries Products Forecast to Rise
AUSTRALIA - The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to increase to $58.4 billion in 2016-17, according to the latest analysis released in the Agricultural...
21 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: What Can Satellite Data Do for Aquaculture?
UK - The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project is helping shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria that lead to losses equaling...
Elevated CO2 Linked to Altered Brain Chemistry, Behavioral Impairments in Fish
US - In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the ARC Centre of Excellence...
20 September 2016
Cyclone Causes $2.9 million Damage to Fiji's Fisheries Sector
FIJI - Tropical Cyclone Winston, which hit Fiji during February and March this year, caused $2.9 million worth of damages to the fisheries sector, according to the...
Cooke Aquaculture Awarded C$3.2 Million to Develop New Process to Battle Sea Lice
CANADA - The Canadian government is investing C$3.2 million in the development of an environmentally friendly and economical process to remove sea lice from farmed...
19 September 2016
EU to Host 'Our Ocean' 2017 Conference in Malta
EU - The next 'Our Ocean' conference will be hosted by the EU and is to take place in Malta....
12 September 2016
Ocean Warming Disastrous for Indian Ocean Species and Ecosystem
INDIA - Ocean warming, which is already affecting humans, fish stocks and crop yields while posing the threats of more extreme weather events and increased risk...
New Fishing Bans for Swedish Waters
EU - The European Commission has adopted two regulations that will help Member States comply with European environmental legislation to protect natural environments....
09 September 2016
Future Fisheries Can Expect $10 billion in Losses From Climate Change
GLOBAL - Global fisheries stand to lose approximately $10 billion of their annual revenue by 2050 if climate change continues unchecked, and countries that are most...
Proposed Zoning Changes to Boost Aquaculture in Spencer Gulf
AUSTRALIA - The Spencer Gulf region is to get an economic boost if proposed changes to aquaculture zoning near Wallaroo which allow for finfish, sea urchins, sea...
07 September 2016
African Fishermen Undertaking Highly Risky Expeditions to Make a Living
CONGO - Fishers in Central Africa often cover hundreds of miles in very basic boats without engines searching for food to feed their families and make a living,...
06 September 2016
Weekly Overview: Seaweed Farming Industry Advised to Avoid Common Pitfalls
ANALYSIS - The rapid growth of the seaweed farming industry means it a could easily and needlessly drop into some of the same pitfalls previously experienced in...
UK Government Announces Plan to Ban Microbeads
UK - The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads in order to protect marine...
02 September 2016
Climate Change Impacts Need to be Mitigated to Save Fishing Communities
GLOBAL - With fisheries and aquaculture emerging as transformational forces for African economies, more needs to be done to mitigate the impacts of climate change...
25 August 2016
New Fishing Gear Selectivity Trials Look Promising to Prevent Haddock By-Catch
UK - In order to help fishermen in south west England avoid catching haddock, Seafish has carried out promising trials of innovative low headline trawl gear....
Rising Temperatures Could Accelerate Radiation Induced DNA Effects in Mussels
UK - Increased sea temperatures could dramatically enhance and accelerate radiation-induced DNA effects in marine invertebrates, a new study suggests....
24 August 2016
Climate Change Enhancing Chesapeake Bay Algal Blooms
US - Nitrogen-rich agricultural runoff into the Chesapeake Bay presents an ongoing environmental and economic concern for the bay's massive watershed. While efforts...
23 August 2016
Farmers Hit By High Salinity Turning to White Shrimp
INDIA - Farmers who have been hit by high salinity waters are now turning towards the culture of white shrimp, a species of prawn that grows in saline water....
New DNA Method Detects Invasive Fish Species in Rivers
EU - Scientists have developed a new way of monitoring Ponto-Caspian gobies, a group of widely invasive fish species, by detecting traces of the fishes’ DNA in...
22 August 2016
Consultation Launched on Electrofishing for Razor Clams
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish government has launched a consultation on electrofishing methods for the capture of razor clams....
Climate Change Altering Rules of Sperm Competition, New Study Shows
UK - The impact of climate change on global seawater conditions could change the rules of sperm competition for many important marine species, a pioneering new study...
19 August 2016
Chile Encourages Zero Antibiotic, Antiparasitic Use with New Certification
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has launched a new certification for marine fish farms that prove their status as free from the use of...
Global Warming's Saltier Beaches Have Implications for Mussels, Crabs
US - Batches of sand from a beach on the Delaware Bay are yielding insights into the powerful impact of temperature rise and evaporation along the shore that are...
18 August 2016
Goans Complain Too Many Barriers to Crab Farming
INDIA - Barriers to land use, non-availability of seeds and high initial investment are currently holding back Goans who are eager to start crab farming....
17 August 2016
Crude Oil Found to Causes Deformities in Haddock
NORWAY - An international research team has found that even brief exposure of Atlantic haddock eggs to low concentrations of dispersed crude oil can cause severe...
16 August 2016
Government Halts Tassal's Aquaculture Expansion Plan
AUSTRALIA - Plans for Tassal to expand its farm near Triabunna is now pending an independent assessment by the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel under the Great...
15 August 2016
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Launches Ocean Acidification Website
US - Alaska is one of a handful of US states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye....
12 August 2016
Florida's West Coast Expected to be Free of Major Red Tides
US - Research conducted by the University of South Florida College of Marine Science and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission suggests conditions...
NOAA Warns Stronger Hurricane Season Expected
US - The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a stronger Atlantic hurricane season than usual. ...
 
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