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New FAO-booklet gives a nice introduction to recirculated aquaculture  2010-06-30
EUROFISH, part of the FISH INFOnetwork coordinated by FAO GLOBEFISH, has published a new handbook on recirculated aquaculture.
Cobia - The Fish of the Future  2010-06-30
The "fish of the future" was unveiled at the European Seafood Exhibition in Brussels earlier this year, writes TheFishSite senior editor Chris Harris.
World Tilapia Trade  2008-01-07
World tilapia production has been booming during the last decade, with output doubling from 830000 tonnes in 1990 to 1.6 million tonnes in 1999 and over 2.5 million tonnes in 2005.
Modern prawn-farm covers 1200 ha  2008-01-03
A 9.2 billion rand high-tech prawn farm, covering 1200 ha is to be established at Coega in South Africa. The project is a cooperation between China Direct and Sea Ark of South Africa. Some 11.000 people will eventually be employed. A similar venture is also planned for Zhanjiang in China, through a partnership agreement.
EU approves operational programmes under the European Fisheries Fund for Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia ans Slovakia  2007-12-21
EU Operational Programmes for Fisheries and Aquaculture The European Commission has approved the Operational Programme for development of the Danish, Lithuanian, Latvian and Slovak fisheries and aquaculture sector for 2007-2013.
Extinction threat to wild salmon  2007-12-19
Wild salmon on Canada's west coast are being driven to extinction by parasites from nearby fish farms, a study claims.
Teaching cod good eating habits  2007-12-19
Many hours patiently training cod produces results. Scientist Frank Kristiansen has taught wild-caught cod that dry feed is good food - and these cod have doubled their weight in three months.
Aquaculture America 2008  2007-12-14
World Aquaculture Society invites to the next Aquaculture show in Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida. Organised from February 9-12 - a 3-days conference with a parallel exhibition.
EC Approves Blugarian Fishery Programme  2007-12-14
The EU has agreed to help Bulgaria's fishery and aquaculture program. It has approved a finance deal to support activities from now until 2013.
Trout's escape revealed by photographer  2007-12-13
The owners of a trout farm were left baffled when fish were going missing. But then a wildlife photographer caught their extraordinary escape route on camera. He pictured the trout making giant leaps out of their pond straight into the metal feed pipe three feet above the water level. They then fought against the current for 30 feet until they reached the end of the eight inch wide pipe, which emerges underwater in a tributary of the River Itchen near Alresford, Hants.
Postdoc or PhD Position on Recirculating Aquaculture System Optimization  2007-12-06
Postdoc or PhD Position on Recirculating Aquaculture System Optimization The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is looking to hire a post doc. (2 years) or PhD (3 years) to conduct research on optimization of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but a start date of 1. April 2008 is preferred.
Fish Oil Compound shows positive effect on low-density lipoproteins  2007-12-06
A compound found in oil-rich fish such as salmon, has been shown to reshape the blood lipid profiles.
Top speed for cod  2007-11-27
The National Cod Breeding Centre in Norway has produced more cod than ever this year - and with 190 families it's virtually a full house at the facility.
Iceland: More funds and more marine aquaculture research  2007-11-27
ICELAND - Icelandic fisherman are losing faith in the country's respected Marine Research Institute,(MRI). They say it is losing touch with the reality of today's fish industry and the pressure it faces.
Jellyfish attack wipes out fish farm  2007-11-27
NORTHERN IRELAND - The only salmon farm in Northern Ireland has lost its entire population of more than 100,000 fish, worth about $2 million, to a spectacular jellyfish attack.
Eastern European immigrants boost carp sales  2007-11-27
Carp, a river fish favoured by anglers but rarely gourmets, has become a surprise hit on supermarket fish counters due to the influx of immigrants from eastern Europe.
Skin and bones - enhanced growth  2007-06-27
Norwegian 'Fiskeriforskning' has detected that hydroxyproline - an amino acid numerous in proteins found in connective tissue - enhance growth in farmed salmon. This new knowledge may ammount to hundreds of millions of kroner (NOK) in increased revenues for the aquaculture sector.
Rapid domestication of aquatic organisms.  2007-06-06
Domestication of aquatic organisms is on a rapid march. Perspective are great - altering the human diet and reorganizing the way we harvest natural resources. Below you will be able to listen to a PodCast with an interview with Carlos Duartes, the author of an article brought in 'Science' April 20.
Provisional programme for AquaNor Forum available now.  2007-06-06
The AQUA NOR FORUM 2007 is the first of a new type of event, organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) every second AQUA NOR, that provides a forum for science, industry, consumers and policy makers to review developments in the aquaculture sector and to discuss the key issues that affect those developments. EAS will organise its Aquaculture Europe International conference in Trondheim every four years, starting from 2009.
World smallest oxygen sensor for biotelemetry!  2007-06-06
Three members of AquaCircle, has developed the smallest oxygen sensor for biotelemetry that is commercially available. LoligoSystems of Denmark now offer a new miniature acoustic dissolved oxygen transmitter for fish telemetry or any other application with a need for limited size, low maintenance and long battery life.


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