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03 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sawfish Reproducing Without Sex Discovered
US - Some female members of a critically endangered species of sawfish are reproducing in the wild without sex, according to recent research published in the journal...
02 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Oregon Pink Shrimp Fishery Well Underway
US - The Oregon pink shrimp fishery is well underway, with larger shrimp dominating the fishery. Good weather is also allowing fishermen to comfortably fish daily,...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Maine Algae Industry to Capitalize on Growing Business Opportunities
US - As demand for seaweed in Maine is starting to out-pace wild harvest supply, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has stepped in to provide $50,000 to help form...
01 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishermen Face Layoff as Budget Stalled
US - Alaska’s salmon industry is ready to get corked by the inability of state lawmakers to pass a budget....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Animal Welfare Groups Seek Protection for Thorny Skate
US - The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and Defenders of Wildlife have asked the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to list the Northwest Atlantic population...
29 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Model Predicts Fish Population Response to Dams
US - A model has been developed to assess how dams affect the viability of sea-run fish species, which need to pass dams as they use both fresh and marine waters...
26 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Decision Delayed on Coal Mine in Salmon Habitat
US - Alaskans will have to wait until fall to learn if salmon habitat prevails over a coal mine proposed at Upper Cook Inlet....
Global Fish Farming News from United States US Politicians Debate Controversial Catfish Inspection
US - American lawmakers are trying again to stop a controversial catfish inspection programme, which has been described as a waste of American taxpayers’ money...
21 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Chinook Salmon Ear Bones Show Life Story
US - A chemical signature recorded on the ear bones of Chinook salmon from Alaska's Bristol Bay region can tell scientists where they are born and how they spend...
20 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Clingfish Suction Provides Inspiration for New Technology
US - The northern clingfish's distinctive suction mechanisms have been unveiled in a new study from the University of Washington, which could help design new sticky...
19 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Huge Leap in Alaskan Salmon Catch Expected Compared to 2014
US - Salmon markets have been shaky after predictions of high catch rates this year, but vendors are keeping their cards close to their chest, reports Robert Reierson...
18 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Reduction in Halibut Bycatch Needed
US - The people of Alaska are making their voices heard and are demanding that fisheries practices change to reduce halibut bycatch....
15 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Water Fronts Can Increase Fishery Productivity
US - Regions of warm and cool water as well as salt and fresh water can help to increase production in the ocean, according to recent research lead by Brock Woodson,...
14 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Scientists, Citizens Collaborate to Investigate Abalone Movements
US - Two fisheries scientists, including a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) biologist, have been working with citizen scientists to collect...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fish Produce Sunscreen Chemical With Potential for Human Use
US - Zebrafish can produce their own sunscreen chemicals that protect against UV rays, researchers from Oregon State University have discovered....
Global Fish Farming News from United States Gulf of Maine Algal Blooms Extent Predicted Similar to Last Three Years
US - New England's spring and summer harmful algal blooms will be similar in extent to those of the past three years, according to the 2015 Gulf of Maine seasonal...
13 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
12 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Changing Marine Species Composition in Puget Sound
US - The most populated areas of Puget Sound have experienced striking shifts in marine species over the last 40 years, according to research from the National Oceanic...
11 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: How Much are Fishermen Affected by Long Term Health Problems?
US - How much are fishermen affected by long term health problems like hearing loss, lack of sleep and high blood pressure? A pilot study aims to find out and researchers...
08 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Models Help Scallop Fisheries Adapt to Climate Change
US - Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and other organisations have developed a model to help regulators improve the resilience of US scallop...
Global Fish Farming News from United States High Fish Stocks Not Always Beneficial to Fishing Communities
US - The Alaska salmon fishery is ecologically one of the best in the world, but the local communities and fishery workers are not benefiting from this sustainability,...
07 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Difficult Year Ahead for Yellowfin Sole
US - With a weak market and long inventories, there is a difficult year ahead for yellowfin sole, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
Global Fish Farming News from United States NOAA Offers Public Consultation on Fish at Risk from Illegal Fishing
US - The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced opportunities for the public to comment on the principles used to determine whether...
06 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye Salmon with Sea Lice Eat Less, says New Study
US - Sockeye salmon highly infected with sea lice are much less successful at consuming food than lightly infected fish, according to new research from Simon Fraser...
05 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Prices to Increase as Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Fishery Closes
US - The Gulf of Alaska groundfish fishery has been closed by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to non-Rockfish program catcher trawl vessels, reports...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Researchers Urge Seafood Sustainability Before Market Access
US - Major retailers have said they will switch to only sustainable seafood products, but fishery improvement projects should be enhanced to ensure they deliver...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Industry and Environment Cooperation at SeaWeb Seafood Summit
US - In a new video produced by Saving Seafood, seafood industry leaders discuss a key development in the dialogue within the industry from this spring’s SeaWeb...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
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