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Saving BOFFFFs (Big, Old, Fat, Fertile, Female Fish) Is Essential To Sustain Fisheries

Provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa Recreational fishermen prize large trophy fish. Commercial fishing gear targets big fish. After all, larger fish feed the egos of humans as well as their bellies. A new compilation of research from...

Latest fish Stories

2014-10-23 23:10:02

On October 20, the FDA announced that 2014 bottles of Saba Shark Cartilage Complex, by AMS Health Sciences LLC, are recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Saba Shark Cartilage Complex....

2014-10-23 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Aquaculture and Fisheries in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Aquaculture, and Fisheries. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and...

2014-10-20 08:20:58

"Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy" HOBART, Australia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As representatives of the 25 Members((1)) of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where they will decide the fate of two key protection proposals in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on the member countries to honour their conservation commitments and finally agree to lasting and...

2014-10-14 23:10:51

New omega-3 supplement from Nordic Naturals offers superior quality omega-3s from fish oil and phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil brand in the U.S. according to SPINS scan data, announces the release of Omega-3 Phospholipids™. The product combines the brand’s top-selling omega-3 fish oil concentrate with phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe to deliver the potent alternative to krill....

2014-10-14 23:04:07

Omega Protein is being lauded for its sustainability by international sustainability certification program Friend of the Sea. The award recertifies the Company’s operations in the Gulf of Mexico producing fish meal and fish oil as sustainable, and follows the recent release of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which details Omega Protein’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility through its products and community service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October...

2014-10-14 12:30:42

ALBANY, New York, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years. The global fish oil market was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. The volume of fish oil production was 1,035 kilo tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 1,130 kilo tons in 2018, growing at a CAGR...

2014-10-13 23:01:16

Rebranded Program Aims to Educate and Empower Consumers, Encourage Responsibly Harvested Seafood Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The South Carolina Aquarium is proud to introduce Good Catch, a program previously known as the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Good Catch was developed to bolster the success of the organization’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative while heightening awareness of sourcing and selling sustainable seafood – all in an effort to provide consumers, diners...

Fish Moving Into Arctic And Antarctic Waters At Rate Of 26 Kilometres Per Decade
2014-10-13 03:18:50

Provided by Heather Amos, University of British Columbia Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of British Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change on fish stocks. The study identified ocean hotspots for local fish extinction but also found that changing temperatures will drive more fish into the Arctic and Antarctic waters. Using the same climate change scenarios as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,...

2014-10-09 12:23:10

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nature Québec is appealing to Canadians and individuals worldwide to take a stand against the Quebec government and TransCanada Corporation in an effort to prevent them from perpetrating a crime against biodiversity by building an oil terminal in the heart of an endangered species' breeding and nursing grounds. Today, Nature Québec is launching the English version of its petition, www.saveourbelugas.com The white beluga of the St. Lawrence...

2014-10-07 12:22:03

Project with Halldor Seafood brings Fresh Icelandic Cod and Haddock to the US by Sea SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BluWrap, the company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh proteins, announced today it has begun shipping fresh Icelandic cod, haddock, and Arctic char from Rekyjavik, Iceland to the US. The shipments by sea to Portland, Maine are part of a development project with Halldor Seafood in Iceland. Upon arrival in port, the product is then trucked to...


Latest fish Reference Libraries

Triggerfish, Balistidae
2014-10-01 11:08:37

Balistidae is a family that contains about forty species of triggerfish that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, although the greatest variety of species can be found in the Indo- Pacific region. Most triggerfish species can be found in shallow water in coastal areas, especially near coral reefs, although some can be found living in the open ocean. While some species are edible, like the grey triggerfish others are not recommended for human consumption, including...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

European Seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax
2014-08-06 11:52:06

The European Seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish that occasionally enters brackish and fresh waters. It can also be known as the sea dace. As it is highly regarded as a table fish, it is often marketed as Mediterranean Seabass, bronzini or branzini. There has been some ferocious debate in Britain within the recent years as to the origin of the word “seabass”. The traditional word was “bass” but that has changed with the recent popularity of cooking...

Frogfish, Antennariidae
2014-08-06 11:08:26

Antennariidae is a family that holds forty-eight species of frogfish, which are actually a type of anglerfish that reside in the tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Pacific Ocean, and Atlantic Ocean. Most frogfish species can be found along the ocean floor near coral or rock reefs, although the Brackishwater Frogfish can be found in both salt and fresh water and the Sargassumfish can travel as far as Norway on the drifting sargassum on which it resides. Some of the...

Ray-finned Fish, Anostomidae
2014-08-06 10:45:25

Anostomidae is a family that holds over 140 species of ray-finned fish that reside in freshwater habitats from northern South America to Central Argentina. The scientific name of this family means mouth on top and it is thought to be most closely related to the toothless characins, the Chilodontidae headstanders, and the flannel-mouthed characins. Although this family is currently monotypic, some experts suggest that there is enough evidence to classify some of the genera within it, including...

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