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Oysters And Crabs 'Stuck In The Middle'
2014-05-12 03:30:49

By Angela Herring, Northeastern University Northeastern University ecologist David Kimbro claims to have watched a lot of TV growing up, particularly The Brady Bunch. “You could kind of get a flavor for how an episode was going to turn out based on how Jan or Peter were faring—you know, the middle kids,” said Kimbro, an assistant professor in the Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences. He and his colleagues—associate professor Jon Grabowski and assistant professor...

2014-05-08 23:05:50

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council recognized Nelson and Pade, Inc. with the “Sustainable Product of the Year Award” for small business. This prestigious honor was presented during the 2014 Earth Day Awards in Milwaukee, WI. Montello, WI (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council recognized Nelson and Pade, Inc. with the “Sustainable Product of the Year Award” for small business. This prestigious honor was presented during the 2014 Earth Day Awards in...

2014-05-08 12:31:20

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5jhsq/animal_growth) has announced the addition of the "Animal Growth Promoters and Performance Enhancers Market by Segment (Antibiotics, Growth Hormones, Feed Enzymes, Organic Acids, Probiotics and Prebiotics, â-Agonists, Phytogenics), by Animals (Porcine, Poultry, Aquaculture) - Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the...

2014-04-30 23:04:54

Land based, closed-containment raised Atlantic salmon are proven to be grown free of disease such as Infectious Salmon Anemia and sea lice--conditions which often plague the open net pen aquaculture industry. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Scientists and industry experts from Canada, the United States, and Europe gathered at the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) in Chamcook, New Brunswick this week to discuss the latest technology and operation of land based, closed-containment...

2014-04-26 23:02:57

Easy DIY Aquaponics is a new brand method created by Andrew Endre that claims to help people grow organic produce at home by using fish waste as the natural fertilizer. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this method is worth buying or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Easy DIY Aquaponics is the newest guide to building an organic gardening system at home, which uses a fish ecosystem to grow and fertilize produce by using less time and less space....

2014-04-25 23:03:08

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New Brunswick. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 SUBJECT: The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI), are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New...

2014-04-14 23:07:21

Market Size - $56.30 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 11.4%%, Market Trends – Increasing usage of aquafeed in carp farming. View Complete Report http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/aquafeed-and-aquaculture-additive-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The global market for aquafeed is expected to reach USD 133.1 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing use of aquafeed in carp and crustacean farming is expected...

2014-04-10 11:20:32

Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be "hitchhiking" around Britain on canoeists' and anglers' kit, according to a new study. Invaders like the killer shrimp, zebra mussel and American signal crayfish have already caused extensive environmental damage and millions of pounds of economic costs. The new research, led by the University of Leeds and the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), found that the cleaning habits of anglers and...

2014-04-10 09:45:00

Oyster aquaculture in the Potomac River estuary could result in significant improvements to water quality, according to a new NOAA and U.S. Geological Survey study published in the journal Aquatic Geochemistry. All of the nitrogen currently polluting the Potomac River estuary could be removed if 40 percent of its river bed were used for shellfish cultivation, according to the joint study. The researchers determined that a combination of aquaculture and restored oyster reefs may provide...

2014-04-09 23:31:16

Little Creek Oyster Farm and Northforkoysters.com have opened new slots in their exclusive Private Rack Program for the 2014-2015 growing season. These in-demand and hard to find oysters will be grown exclusively for private rack holders with opportunities to participate in the process. Greenport, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Little Creek Oyster Farm is opening several slots in their Private Oyster Rack Program for the 2014-2015 growing season. Rack holders will participate in a unique...


Latest Aquaculture Reference Libraries

Windowpane Oyster, Placuna placenta
2013-04-16 21:15:37

The windowpane oyster, Placuna placenta, alternatively known as capiz, is a bivalve marine mollusk belonging to the family Placunidae. Among the species within the genus, only the P. placenta has an outer shell that is sufficiently translucent for commercial use. This mollusk can be found from the shallows of the Gulf of Aden, to around India, then Malaysia to the southern South China Sea, and around the Philippines. Capiz, a province in the Philippines, gets its name from this shell which...

Silver Carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
2013-02-09 08:21:21

Image Caption: Juvenile silver carp. Credit: Mirko Barthel/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The silver carp is a freshwater fish native to north and northeast Asia. It has been introduced or spread into at least 88 other countries around the world for reasons of aquaculture. It was imported into North America in the 1970’s to control algae growth at wastewater treatment facilities, soon after, the silver carp escaped into the wild and spread rapidly. By 2009 the population was abundant from the...

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

Redtail Catfish, Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
2009-02-16 20:35:04

The Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus) is a species of long-whiskered catfish found in South America. It is native to the Amazon, Orinoco, and Essequibo river basins of South America. It is found only in fresh water. It has been introduced into Florida, although it has not been established there. It is commonly known as cajaro in Venezuela and pirarara in Brazil. It is the only still-living member of the genus Phractocephalus. Despite growing to a large size, it is a popular...

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2008-10-16 17:43:44

The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is a species of fish that is native to Australia and New Guinea. It is commonly found from northern and eastern Australia through the Torres Strait to New Guinea. It is a salt and freshwater species. This species is also known as the Giant Perch, Giant Seaperch, Asian Seabass, Australian Seabass, White Seabass, and a variety of other names. Its nickname is the Silver Jack. They have large silvery scales, which may become darker, depending on their...

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