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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...
21 December 2016
Study Finds Barramundi at Risk From Acid Oceans
AUSTRALIA - Wild barramundi populations are likely to be at risk under ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found....
20 December 2016
Early Action Key to Reducing Sea Lion Impacts on Salmon
US - A new study has examined how some California sea lions have learned to prey on salmon gathering to ascend fish ladders at Bonneville Dam....
19 December 2016
Study Finds Integrated Approach Vital for Fisheries Management
NORWAY - Evolutionary and ecological factors interact to influence the growth and size of fish, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of...
16 December 2016
San Francisco Oyster Deaths Linked to Atmospheric Rivers
US - Atmospheric rivers contributed to a mass die-off of wild Olympia oysters in north San Francisco Bay in 2011, according to a study led by the University of California,...
15 December 2016
MEPs Ban Deep-Sea Fishing Below 800m in the North-East Atlantic
EU - A ban on fishing below a depth of 800 meters in the North-East Atlantic was backed by Parliament on Tuesday 13 December. This ban will apply to bottom trawling,...
Seafood Leaders Create Breakthrough in Ocean Stewardship
THAILAND - Eight of the world’s largest seafood companies, including Thai Union Group PCL, have issued a 10-point statement committing to action on ocean stewardship...
13 December 2016
Caribbean Spiny Lobsters Found to Get Food From an Unexpected Source
UK - Researchers from the UK's University of Plymouth have found that chemosynthesis plays an unexpectedly essential role in supporting populations of the lucrative...
09 December 2016
Northern Sockeye Salmon Found to Manage Heat Stress
US - Sockeye salmon that evolved in the generally colder waters of the far north still know how to cool off if necessary, an important factor in the species' potential...
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...
 
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