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2011-08-12 00:00:02

An aquaponics project designed to grow fresh fish and produce for poverty-stricken Nigerians has commercial applications for Cincinnati area restaurants, co-ops, greenhouses, and farmers. Chuck Proudfit, president of At Work on Purpose, the nation's largest city-wide faith-at-work ministry, describes how the project designed to aid Nigeria's poor may also help Cincinnati's urban core. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 A Cincinnati aquaponics prototype built to bring fresh fish and...

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2011-06-10 11:08:21

Fish farming is the world's fastest growing food production method and is projected to continue rising to meet the demands of an increasing world population. ESA's new Aquaculture project will support sustainable aquaculture by developing an information service based on state-of-the-art remote sensing. Satellites can provide a wealth of data on waves, sea-surface temperature and ocean color "“ all highly useful for planning where to establish new fish farms. "Sustainability depends on...

2011-06-06 09:28:00

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquaculture is the fastest growing form of food production in the world, accounting for 50% of all seafood consumed globally. Faced with gravely endangered wild fish stocks, aquaculture is increasingly bridging the gap between declining supply and growing global demand for healthful seafood. Although aquaculture has become more eco-friendly due to advances in fish biology and operational technology in recent years, environmental concerns remain...

2011-06-06 00:01:28

Bell Aquaculture, a pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, is expanding its production facility in Albany, IN. Formed in 2005, Bell Aquaculture is the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) fish farm. Ground was broken today on a $5 million expansion project. Redkey, IN (PRWEB) June 05, 2011 Bell Aquaculture, a pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, broke ground today on a $5 million expansion at its production facility in Albany, IN -- the nation's largest...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

REDKEY, Ind., June 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Bell Aquaculture, the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm and pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, has launched the new product, Fish Rich Organic Fertilizer 2-3-2 (Fish Rich), available for purchase online at the company website (http://www.bellaquaculture.com). The announcement is made by Norman McCowan, president of Bell Aquaculture, who says, "Fish have been used as soil fertilizer since the Native Americans first...

2011-04-07 14:42:59

New research shows aquaculture discharge may not disperse evenly in open water Concentrated waste plumes from fish farms could travel significant distances to reach coastlines, according to a study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Environmental Fluid Mechanics, available online now. Roz Naylor, Oliver Fringer and Jeffrey Koseff of the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University found that relatively high concentrations of dissolved waste from fish pens do not...

2011-02-25 12:41:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the California Association for Recreational Fishing (CARF) announced its opposition to new regulations being unveiled at the March 3rd California Fish and Game Commission hearing being held in Los Angeles. For the first time in over 30 years, new regulations will require fishermen to purchase fishing licenses to catch privately stocked fish on private property as well as private fee for fishing lakes. In addition, these new...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

Aquaponics, an integrated method of growing fish and plants in a soilless system, is a featured subject at three upcoming events -- The World Aquaculture Conference in New Orleans, the Wisconsin Aquaculture Association Conference and the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Conference. Montello, WI (Vocus/PRWEB) February 20, 2011 Aquaponics is an integrated method of growing fish and plants in a soilless system. Rebecca Nelson and John Pade of Nelson and Pade, Inc., Montello, WI,...

2010-12-14 01:00:20

Study is first to combine 10 years of farms' sea-lice counts and 60 years of wild fish counts A new UC Davis study contradicts earlier reports that salmon farms were responsible for the 2002 population crash of wild pink salmon in the Broughton Archipelago of western Canada. The Broughton crash has become a rallying event for people concerned about the potential environmental effects of open-net salmon farming, which has become a $10 billion industry worldwide, producing nearly 1.5 million...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

2010 has been a year of achievements, milestones and growth for Nelson and Pade, Inc, a Wisconsin-based company specializing in aquaponics. Aquaponics is a sustainable method of food production that combines aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (soilless plant culture) to efficiently grow both fish and plants in one recirculating system. Montello, WI, USA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 07, 2010 2010 brought exciting new growth and substantial achievements for Nelson and Pade, Inc., a...


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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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