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Monday, April 14, 2014
Why Not Send Invasive Asian Carp in US Back to Asia?
US - When it comes to fish, not many Americans have much insight or appetite for Asian carp, the invasive species that is wreaking havoc in the US heartland's waterways....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Can the Herpes Virus be Used to Control Carp?
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Australia hope to use the herpes virus to try and wipe out invasive carp that are devastating Murray Darling waterways from Queensland...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Heavy Metals in Asian Carp not a Health Concern to Most
US - Researchers at the Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Natural History Survey have found that overall, concentrations of arsenic, selenium, and mercury in...
Monday, January 13, 2014
Koi Sleepy Disease Detected in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Koi Sleepy Disease (KSD) was detected for the first time in the Netherlands, during the Autumn of 2013, in diseased koi from a large pond in the centre...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Congress Meets Aquaculture Research, Market and Public Managers
BRAZIL - The IV Brazilian Congress of Aquaculture Native Species begins on in Bethlehem is the first time that the state capital hosts the event, sponsored this...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Next-gen Gene Sequencing to Identify Invasive Carp in Chicago Waterways
US - A project to map the microbes present in the digestive systems of fish species holds promise for monitoring the presence of Asian carp in Chicago area waterways...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Small Number of Carp Could be Devastating for North America's Great Lakes
CANADA - A tiny number of Asian carp could establish a population of the invasive fish in the Great Lakes, according to new research from the University of Waterloo....
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Chinese Food Prices Remain Stable
CHINA - The average wholesale prices of eight kinds of aquatic products were up by 0.5 per cent compared to the previous week....
Thursday, August 08, 2013
New Model Tracks Eggs of Invasive Asian Carp
US - Asian carp are knocking on the door of the Great Lakes, but managers now can better pinpoint strategies to control their rapidly increasing population, according...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Caged Aquaculture Project Proves to be a Success
INDIA - A caged aquaculture demonstration project in inland water - a first in the state of Kerala in the Pookode Lake in Wayanad district - has proven to be a great...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Great Lakes Research Focus of International Conference at Purdue
US - Hundreds of scientists, environmentalists, economists and government representatives from around the world will gather at Purdue University to review the most...
Monday, April 08, 2013
Asian Carp DNA not Widespread in the Great Lakes
US and CANADA - Researchers have found that Asian carp DNA is not widely spread in the Great Lakes. The most likely source of Asian carp DNA is thought to be from...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Invasive Asian Carp May be Able to Spread Further Than Once Thought
US - Those concerned about the spread of Asian carp in Midwest rivers had some comfort in the expectation that varieties of these invasive fish could only invade...
Monday, March 18, 2013
More than 100 Varieties of Mexican Fish and Seafood in Season
MEXICO - During the season of Lent and Easter, more than 100 varieties of seafood are available, such as tilapia, squid, mackerel, sardine and tuna, among others,...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Over BGN 875,000 Disbursed for Aquaculture Projects
BULGARIA - The State Agriculture Fund has made an advanced payment of BGN 532,670 for the construction of a carp and sturgeon breeding farm....
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Withdrawal of Confirmed Designations for Koi Herpesvirus
UK - Confirmed Designations for the control of KHV disease have been lifted from all of the sites listed in the table below following successful completion of a...
Friday, January 25, 2013
Underwater CO2 Shows Potential as Barrier to Asian Carp
US - As the Asian carp population grows and the threat of the invasive species entering Lake Michigan through one of the Chicago canals is monitored, a University...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Shocking Asian Carp out of Midwest Rivers Not a Viable Option
US - One of the more promising ideas for controlling or eliminating troublesome Asian carp populations in the Midwest's rivers is impractical and unsafe, according...
Friday, September 28, 2012
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Derbyshire
UK - The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) at Cefas are investigating an outbreak of Koi herpesvirus at a fishery near Derby, Derbyshire....
Monday, September 24, 2012
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Suffolk
UK - An outbreak of koi herpesvirus outbreak has been confirmed in Beccles, Suffolk....
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Promoting Induced Breeding of Six Fish Species
INDIA - Fish farmers are being educated on artificial culturing practices by several agencies, including the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Cheshire
UK - Movements of fish into, out of and within a fishery in Crewe, Cheshire have been restricted, following the confirmation of Koi herpesvirus....
Thursday, September 13, 2012
More Suspected Outbreaks of Koi Herpesvirus Across UK
UK - The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) at Cefas are investigating outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus at fisheries near Crewe, Cheshire and Beccles, Suffolk. ...
Friday, August 31, 2012
Another Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak in South Yorkshire
UK - Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed by the Fish Health Inspectorate at Cefas, at Tin Mill Dam, near Sheffield....
Monday, August 27, 2012
Indoor Fish Farm Plans Expansion
NEW ZEALAND - An indoor fish farm growing carp has ambitious plans to expand locally and hook lucrative export deals....
Friday, August 24, 2012
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in South Yorkshire
UK - Koi herpesvirus disease has been confirmed at a fishery near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, movements of fish into, out of and within the affected site have been...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Aquaculture Investments Improved Production in 2011
MEXICO - According to the CONAPESCA 2011 Aquaculture Production report, shrimp and tilapia together amounted to 180,950 tonnes, followed by oysters, carp, trout,...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Caged Grass Carp Promising for Waterweed Control
NEW ZEALAND - A Ministry for Primary Industries-funded trial has shown that grass carp (a weed eating fish) in enclosures could be used to eradicate early infestations...
Monday, July 30, 2012
Increased Demand for Ornamental Fish
CHILE - The ornamental fish industry is a business with prospects for social and economic growth for 20 states in Chile, where more than 100 species and varieties...
Friday, July 27, 2012
Aquaculture will Provide Increased Food Production in the Next Few Years
MEXICO - In the future, aquaculture will contribute most to the production of seafood, said the Director General of the Institute National Fishing (INAPESCA), Raul...
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