Breeding and Genetics News

News published on May 21, 2009:

Unraveling the mystery of feminized fish

In the Potomac River, male smallmouth bass are growing eggs. This phenomenon now poses one of the most important water quality problems of our time. Five years of research has failed to uncover the chemical con...
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Environmental Health Sciences news
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News published on May 14, 2009:

Clean Seas tuna breeding update: obstacles ahead

The Southern Bluefin Tuna at Clean Seas Tuna's Arno Bay hatchery could be worth thousands in three years. Weigh up to 50kg each, it will be a reminder of one of the most visionary primary production break...
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Adelaide Now
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News published on May 12, 2009:

Gene flow from farmed to wild salmon

Wild salmon are done spawning in the rivers for this year, but a few too many farmed salmon have escaped from their cages, spreading their roe and milt. As a result, some farmed salmon have crossed their genes ...
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Nofima
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News published on April 30, 2009:

Roe tailored for specific markets

Do you want to produce salmon with extra red fillet, which is sought-after on the Japanese market, or salmon with a particularly high resistance to disease in exposed areas? Nofima Marin has studied the condit...
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Nofima
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News published on April 28, 2009:

Researcher produces egg-laying male fish

A researcher at Ohio State University says he is working on producing larger bluegill by breeding super males with two Y chromosomes. The male bluegill are about twice as big as females and thus more profitabl...
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UPI.com (United Press International)
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News published on April 24, 2009:

More disease resistant shrimp and carp

New genetic technologies are being developed by Norwegian and Indian scientists to give tiger shrimp and rohu carp improved resistance against disease. Tiger shrimp plays a significant role in the aquaculture ...
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Nofima
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News published on April 21, 2009:

New shrimp breed to bring new life

Shrimps as we know it are a favourite dish for many, whether it is deep fried, mixed with fresh vegetables, dipped in coconut milk or simply boiled.In the various communities in Fiji shrimps are cooked in many ...
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Fiji Daily Post
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News published on April 13, 2009:

Spotlight on Catfish genetics

 They may not be beauty queens, but channel catfish are worth a pretty penny. In fact, farm-level sales of catfish brought in over $400 million in 2008, making them the most popular farmed fish in the Unit...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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News published on April 8, 2009:

Drug-Induced Fish: Hormone Causes Tilapia to Undergo Sex Change

Has the fish on you dinner table gone through a drug induced sex change? If the fish is tilapia, the answer is probably yes. Tilapia is a delicious, mild flavored fish that has become very popular because of it...
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NaturalNews online
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News published on April 6, 2009:

Developing a Super Shrimp Through Mating

Visiting UOG Professors Jian-Hua Xiong and Yong-Zhen Zhao are working on a mating model for shrimp, selecting males and females from different families in order to produce a line of super shrimp.  Dr...
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Pacific News Center
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