Aquaculture News

News published on March 27, 2008:

Scientists 'train' fish to catch themselves

Fish will one day be able to catch themselves if an experiment by US scientists proves successful.Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) at Wood's Hole, Massachusetts, are testing a plan to train...
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The Telegraph UK / Telegraph Media Group Ltd.
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News published on March 27, 2008:

Genetic progress by salmon breeding company highlighted

Landcatch Chile has achieved significant improvements in the welfare and commercial performance of Atlantic salmon since AQUA SUR 2006, says José Manuel Bernales, the company’s general manager."We’re constantly...
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Fish Farmer Magazine
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News published on March 27, 2008:

Aqua Industry: Healthier salt in fish processing

Replace traditional salt in fish processing with a healthier alternative. Scientist Rune Larsen makes this suggestion in his PhD dissertation. The Nofima (formerly Fiskeriforskning) scientist has also studied t...
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Nofima
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News published on March 25, 2008:

Aquaculture: Better super feed for sea urchins

A new customised dry feed for sea urchins has generated international attention. Scientists at Nofima are now working on reducing production costs and adapting the recipe for large-scale production. Many of the...
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Nofima
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News published on March 20, 2008:

Scientists hope aquaculture will save bluefin tuna

Overfished to the brink of commercial collapse, scientists are coming to the rescue of the Atlantic bluefin tuna by learning how to breed these huge fish in captivity, which could reduce pressure on wild tuna.E...
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China View
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News published on March 20, 2008:

Aqua: Fish becoming small and meek

Fishing may result in a 'contemporary evolution' where large, fertile males are removed, leaving populations of smaller fish struggling. Commercial fishing results in direct selection against bold, fast-growing...
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Science Alert
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News published on March 20, 2008:

Prof. Dr. George Gettinby wins Dieter Luetticken Award

Intervet’s Dieter Lϋtticken Award has been granted to Prof. Dr. George Gettinby from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom. Gettinby’s innovative statistical and epidemiological research ...
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Intervet International
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News published on March 14, 2008:

Organic Aqua: NZ researchers go for green mussels

New Zealand researchers are studying ways of making the country's mussel farming industry more environmentally friendly. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric research (NIWA) is conducting a mussel ex...
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Fish Farmer Magazine
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News published on March 14, 2008:

‘Traceability is a Green Brand’: EFSA Founder & Former EU Commissioner Byrne to Deliver Conference Keynote

Uppermost in the mind of consumers in this age of ecology are the safety of the food chain, from farm to fork, and its environmental impact. Global agriculture is in the spotlight as rarely before. By rethinkin...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 12, 2008:

Camera reveals fish quality for improved sorting

The fish-processing industry grades salmon manually into various quality classes. If sensors took over this job, costs could be cut and Norwegian companies could avoid having to set up shop abroad.Ekrem Misimi,...
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SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture Research
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