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2012-09-03 22:23:07

LONDON, September 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Facility is part of an industrial energy-saving solution for the world shortage of fish. The construction of the project costs EUR12M. The plant is based on patents by AquaMaof Company, which built and operates the facility. On 12th September 2012, the largest industrialized plant for "producing" fish in Europe will be launched. This refers to the largest, most advanced facility in Europe, which will yield...

2012-08-30 06:26:32

GUANGZHOU, China, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTCBB: SIAF.OB), an emerging integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company with its principal operations located throughout the Peoples Republic of China ("PRC"), is pleased to announce it has acquired new technologies in feedstock manufacturing, fish feed and "sleepy cod" breeding techniques. The Company's joint venture project, Qinghai Sanjiang A Power Agriculture Co. Ltd. has acquired a...

2012-08-12 23:01:58

The growth of aquaculture market is playing its role in bridging the gap between demand and supply of fishery industry products. (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 From ancient times, fishing from oceans, lakes and rivers has been a major source of food, provider of employment and other economic benefits for humanity. However, for nearly 4 decades, the dramatic increase of pollution, abusive fishing techniques worldwide, and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, has resulted in declining fish...

2012-07-09 10:24:21

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Event Caterers, an award-winning catering and event planning company, announces today its use of aquaponic farming at their Arlington, Virginia headquarters. The first catering company in the DC Metro area to use this technology, Main Event Caterers is at the forefront of sustainable business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/PH36932LOGO ) A cutting-edge form of urban farming, Aquaponics is a closed-loop ecological system...

2012-07-05 10:24:21

INDIANAPOLIS, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. soybean farmers are well aware of the United Nations projection that global food production will have to rise by 50% by the year 2030 to meet the demands of a growing population. Soybeans are emerging as a critical crop of a healthy and abundant food to feed the world. Soy products provide healthful food in the form of tofu, edamame, soy milk, and other vegetarian options. Most soybean meal, however, is used in animal feed to create valuable...

Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth Of Farmed Fish
2012-05-03 09:48:42

When it comes to the food used to raise fish in aquaculture "farms," it seems that you may get what you pay for. In a new study,* researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) looked at the health effects of raising farmed fish on a diet incorporating less than the usual amount of fishmeal–a key but expensive component of current commercial fish food products. They learned that reduced fishmeal...

8 Species Of Wild Fish Have Been Detected In Aquaculture Feed
2012-04-25 08:16:41

Researchers from the University of Oviedo have for the first time analyzed a DNA fragment from commercial feed for aquarium cichlids, aquaculture salmon and marine fish in aquariums. The results show that in order to manufacture this feed, eight species of high trophic level fish have been used, some of them coming directly from extractive fisheries. Aquaculture initially came as an ecological initiative to reduce pressure from fishing and to cover human food needs. However, a problem has...

2012-04-21 23:00:29

Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB: TRTC.OB), a leader in sustainable urban agricultural products has 5 Earth Day friendly tips on how to eat for a healthier body and planet. Irvine,Ca (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Our nation´s current agricultural system is oftentimes at odds with the health of the planet and ourselves. Through innovation we have the power and technology to redevelop the way the world feeds it´s population. In the early 1900´s our country was a nation of farmers, all...

Task Force: Throw The Little Fish Back!
2012-04-02 10:41:00

New analysis by an international group of scientists specializing in everything from fish ecology to marine mammals highlights the importance of preserving the seas´ smallest fish species that serve as an important food for larger marine animals. The Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force -- a consortium of 13 scientists from around the world -- reported that forage fish populations such as anchovies, herring and sardines are being affected by commercial fishing. The group recommends that...

2012-03-13 04:00:00

Wild Atlantic salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, tourism operators and others are calling for a moratorium on salmon feedlots in Nova Scotia waters. HALIFAX,NS (PRWEB) March 13, 2012 Wild salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, environmental organizations, sustainable economic development proponents and tourism operators are united in their concern over the Provincial Government´s commitment to expanding open net pen salmon aquaculture in Nova Scotia....


Latest Fish farming Reference Libraries

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2007-04-03 00:22:49

The Walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, also known as the Magur or Pla Duk Dam, is a species of air breathing catfish with the ability to "walk" out of the water and across land. Its "walk" is more like a sort of wriggling motion with snakelike movements, as well as using its pectoral fins as "legs". This fish normally lives in slow-moving and often stagnant waters in ponds, swamps, streams and rivers (Mekong and Chao Phraya basins), flooded rice paddies or temporary pools which may dry up....

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