Latest Fish hatchery Stories
new study documents why oysters appear so sensitive to increasing acidity, but also offers some hope for the future.
Scientists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University have developed a new, inexpensive and precise way to detect the toxin secreted by Vibrio tubiashii, a bacterial disease that a few years ago caused millions of dollars in losses to the oyster aquaculture industry in the Pacific Northwest.
Increase in ocean acidification led to collapse of oyster seed production at Oregon hatchery.
Researchers at Oregon State University have definitively linked an increase in ocean acidification to the collapse of oyster seed production at a commercial oyster hatchery in Oregon, where larval growth had declined to a level considered by the owners to be “non-economically viable.”
Scientists have found that only about ten percent of the fall-run Chinook salmon spawning in California's Mokelumne River are naturally produced wild salmon.
The impact of hatcheries on salmon is so profound that in just one generation traits are selected that allow fish to survive and prosper in the hatchery environment, at the cost of their ability to thrive and reproduce in a wild environment.
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.
Massachusetts wildlife officials said a seal that found its way to the state fish hatchery was caught and released at a beach 20 miles away. Officials said the female harbor seal, which experts estimate was born in May, was first spotted at about 7 a.m.
By Andrew Weeks, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Aug. 4--Sometimes nature can use a little boost.