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26 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Hard Water Increases Catfish Susceptibility to Columnaris Disease
US - Scientists from the USDA Agricultural Research Service have found that columnaris disease incidence varies with the type of water that catfish are raised in....
25 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone Predicted to Shrink
US - US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Scientists are expecting that this year's Chesapeake Bay hypoxic low-oxygen zone, also called the...
24 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Floodplain Restoration to Benefit Salmon on West Coast of US
US - Government agencies have come together on the West Coast of the US to reconnect floodplain habitat with salmon-bearing streams, which should help to improve...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Bleak Outlook for Collapsed Sole Market
US - The sole market is down to record low levels and long inventories, poor markets, and limited cash flow equate to looming troubles ahead for Chinese processing...
23 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Average-Sized Dead Zone Predicted for Gulf of Mexico
US - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists are expecting that this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the "dead zone," will...
22 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Bright Spots Emerging in Bleak Global Salmon Sales Market
US - As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market....
19 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Ocean Sampling Day, a Global Event for Sequencing the Oceans
US - On the longest day in the northern hemisphere in 2015 (June 21) water samples will be taken at more than 160 sampling stations all around the world, from Iceland...
Global Fish Farming News from United States New Trans Fats Ban will not Apply to Fish Feed
US - The US Food and Drug Administration released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS,...
Global Fish Farming News from United States NOW Foods Certfied Sustainable for Krill Oil Products
US - US nutrition company NOW® has gained the Friend of the Sea certification for its krill oil products. ...
18 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Arctic Ocean Acidity Threatens Shellfish as Early as 2030
US - New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and...
17 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
16 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Sockeye Inventories Clean Up In Preparation for Record Breaking Salmon Forecasts
US - The Alaska salmon return for 2015 is posed to set new records - forecasts show harvests of 221 million salmon, equating to about 1 billion pounds, reports Rob...
15 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Setnetting May Soon be Banned in Parts of Alaska
US - A one handed clap best describes the reaction to the 43,000 signature drop off by anti-salmon setnet advocates at the Division of Elections last week. It means...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Fish Declines Linked to Excess Nutrients in Coastal Estuaries
US - Links between nutrient runoff from coastal land use, the health of the estuary as a nursery for young fish, and the abundance of fish in an offshore commercial...
11 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States World’s Largest Rainbow Trout Producer Earns BAP Certification
US - All of Clear Springs Foods's domestic rainbow trout farms have now attained Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, making it the world’s first rainbow...
Global Fish Farming News from United States Warmer, Lower Oxygen Waters to Move Fish Habitats
US - University of Washington researchers and collaborators have found that the warmer water temperatures predicted in future will speed up animals' metabolic need...
09 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Steady Haddock Pricing Amidst Turbulent Norwegian Biomass Analysis
US - Although Haddock in the George's Bank is relatively abundant and is not currently overfished, this year's harvest will be largely dependent on the ability of...
08 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Alaska Fish Factor: Total Alaska Salmon Catch Pegged at 221 million
US - Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will...
04 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States Pentair Opens Aquaculture Center of Excellence
US - - Mindful that fish farming has the potential to help meet an expanding population’s need for protein in a world with increasing water constraints, Pentair...
03 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from United States American Eel Genetics Help Explain Decline
US - A new genetic analysis of the American eel has shown important differences between freshwater and brackish populations, which may explain their inability to...
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...
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