Tag: "aquaculture" at biology news
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...f the proposed WHOI-KAUST three-year fisheries and aquaculture
project will be to develop an integrated bioeconomic model of the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia that describes the dynamic relationships among fish stocks and the fisheries that harvest them. By tracing out the biological and economic effects of...
Satellite images reveal link between urban growth and changing rainfall patterns
...lands of international importance. The growth of aquaculture
in recent years has threatened coastal mangrove fo...ontrary to expectations, the scientists found that aquaculture
developed at a faster rate at the Xuan Thuy treaty site than at its non-Ramsar neighbor. These fin...
German-Korean collaboration in Polar and Marine research will be intensified
...ng. Korea is a world leader in the area of marine aquaculture
and this collaboration will be a great win for the AWI". The collaboration between the Alfred Wegener Institute and the three Korean Institutes is part of the initiative "Korea and Germany Partners in Research and Development", from the Federal Min...
Cornell lab confirms deadly fish virus spreading to new species
...ad of the virus could have a devastating impact on aquaculture
and particularly the channel catfish trade, which constitutes about 80 percent of aquaculture
business in the United States, said Bowser. Catfish is a very popular food fish in the Deep South. "...
Nemo comes home with a tag
...no-fishing zones." Their latest research, at an aquaculture
facility in Bali, is exploring the possibility of applying the tag to coral trout a candidate for better management in waters where it is overfished for human consumption. If the tagging experiment proves successful the team hopes to conduct trial...
Winter flounder on the fast track to recovery
...fishery management tool box," says Michael Rubino, aquaculture
program manager for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ...
First new waterborne aquaculture drug in 20 years approved
...significant losses to the $1 billion (2006) U. S. aquaculture
industry. State and federal natural resource agenc...ecreation through restoration programs. Private aquaculture
will also benefit from approval of the new drug. According to industry figures, uncontrolled disease...
Marine moss reveals clues to anticancer compound
... range provided by the host bryozoan. In addition, aquaculture
of the bryozoan to produce the compounds is costly. "Getting enough of the bryostatin to do real chemistry is difficult," Haygood said. So Haygood and her team, including colleagues at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of M...
AGU Journal highlights -- February 23, 2007
... engineers and represent a large part of worldwide aquaculture
production, the resulting population decrease will potentially influence coastal biodiversity and ecosystem function, as well as lead to significant economic loss. Title:Impact of elevated carbon dioxide on shellfish calcification Authors:Frdric ...
AAAS Panel -- Sustainable aquaculture critical to feed the world
...o the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, global aquaculture
production will need to nearly double by the year ...tical to continuing efforts to build a sustainable aquaculture
community. From new methods of rearing farmed fish with smaller environmental footprints, to identi...
Are we killing the world's oceans?
... Why are dead zones in the oceans on the rise? Can aquaculture
be environmentally sustainable? And how are we all to blame for the collapse of coastal fisheries? Most importantly, what can governments, industry and individuals do about it? Members of the news media are invited to join leading international r...
'Home run' study on spread of disease published
...ries one hundred years later," said Kuris. "Oyster aquaculture
brought in many exotic species, including clams, worms, and snails. Importation was done in a crude and sloppy manner; there was little government regulation of these things at the time." Invasive North American populations of Asian mud snails, B...
NSF awards 17 grants for research on biocomplexity in the environment
...production and use of a novel bacterial protein in aquaculture
operations. Scientists and engineers will work in teams across diverse fields that include biology, physics, engineering, economics, geochemistry and others, said Leinen, and in scientific areas that extend from the molecular level to changes in the...
Special chip provides better picture of salmon health
...dge base, it also offers tangible benefits for the aquaculture
industry and for the conservation of wild salmon, offering the chance to reverse the decline in Britain's salmon population."...
Salmon farms kill wild fish, study shows
... whether we can have native salmon and large scale aquaculture
as it is currently practiced in the same place," said Dr. Ransom Myers, a fisheries biologist at Dalhousie University. "It also raises a more distant specter," said Dobson. "When are we going to see the first human disease caused by aquaculture?...
Invasive sea squirts persist on Georges Bank
... and other species. Didemnum is a nuisance to the aquaculture
industry, overgrowing shellfish in New England coa...ntial spread and impact on fisheries and shellfish aquaculture
in the Maritimes," Sephton said. Sea squirts are also called tunicates, having a primitive spinal ...
... A University of Miami Rosenstiel School offshore aquaculture
program has been recognized with two grants totali...ientists to develop truly ecologically sustainable aquaculture
programs," Benetti said. "We plan to address some of the immediate technological problems facing aqu...
MIT warns of dumping seafood
...the hulls of ships and boats; they can escape from aquaculture
facilities or be inadvertently released during transport; they can introduced by aquarium owners who dump unwanted fish and plants into the wild; and they can be intentionally or accidentally released by seafood handlers and consumers. The northern s...
Over-use of antibiotics in fish-for-food industry encourages bacterial resistance and disease
...used are often non-biodegradable and remain in the aquaculture
environment for long periods of time. This encourages the growth of bacteria which can survive in the presence of antibiotics - antibiotic resistant bacteria. Eventually this process could lead to increased antibiotic resistance in the 'disease-causi...
Harmful Algal Blooms monitored from space in Chile
...rowing world market. However, the country's marine aquaculture
sector is vulnerable to Harmful Algal Blooms, whic...ata, which delivers forecasts of potential HABs to aquaculture
companies via a customised Internet portal. HABs are a natural phenomenon that have increased in fr...
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