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more fish during pregnancy
2014-06-11 06:35:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A decade after first advising pregnant and breast-feeding women to avoid most types of seafood, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now encouraging those individuals to eat more fish – provided it is low in mercury. The FDA, in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new set of guidelines Tuesday encouraging pregnant and breast-feeding women, as well as those who might become pregnant and...

2014-04-07 16:25:15

Novus and Nong Lam University observe commitment to Vietnamese Aquaculture ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International, Inc., today announced that it has completed dedication of the Aquaculture Research Center (ARC), located on campus in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Nong Lam University (NLU). Established in 2008, in collaboration with NLU, the formerly named Novus Aquaculture Research Center (NARC) provides cutting edge research facilities for shrimp and fish...

2013-05-30 23:17:17

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Fish Oil Market for Aquaculture, Direct Human Consumption, Hydrogenation and Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global market for fish oil 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. Browse the full report at...

2013-04-04 23:02:47

Fresh Water Advocate Praises Recent Chicago Opening of Nation´s Largest Aquaponic Farm. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Urban Aquaponic Farms, also called Vertical Farms, are a rapidly growing movement that benefits inner cities in many ways, including improved nutrition. According to radio talk show host and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne, the opening in Chicago of “Farmed Here,” the nation´s largest urban vertical farm, on April 2, 2013, underscores the...

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...

2010-08-23 06:00:00

GUANGZHOU, China, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rongfu Aquaculture, Inc (OTC Bulletin Board: RNFU), a leading company in the business of cultivating, harvesting, and trading of tilapia, snakefish, and other aquatic products in People's Republic of China, announced today that the local government has designated it to operate the 3,300-acre Qingqi aquatic park. This will be the first stage in the implementation of Rongfu's co-op model. In the Qingqi Project, located in Shanshui,...

2010-08-05 06:00:00

GUANGZHOU, China, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rongfu Aquaculture, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RNFU), a leading company in the business of cultivating, harvesting, and trading of tilapia, snakefish, and other aquatic products in People's Republic of China, announced today that the "Live Fish Transportation from Southern China to Northern China by Train" national project has reached a breakthrough after two years of development and testing. Rongfu hence becomes the first company in...

2010-01-12 23:20:00

The poster child for sustainable fish farming -- the tilapia -- is actually a problematic invasive species for the native fish of the islands of Fiji, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups. Scientists suspect that tilapia introduced to the waterways of the Fiji Islands may be gobbling up the larvae and juvenile fish of several native species of goby, fish that live in both fresh and salt water and begin their lives in island streams. The recently...

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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...

2007-03-30 18:05:53

The Spotted tilapia (Tilapia mariae) is a fresh and brackish water fish of the cichlid family. It is native to Africa from the Côte d'Ivoire to Ghana, and Benin to Cameroon. Like several other tilapiine cichilds, the spotted tilapia is notable for its adaptability and prolific breeding. This fish has established large feral populations outside of their native ranges, such as in Florida, where they are a troublesome invasive species.

2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

2007-03-28 20:22:32

The Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is a cichlid fish of African origin which is native from Syria into east Africa through the Congo to Liberia. It is a species of high economic value and is widely introduced outside its natural range; probably next to O. mossambicus it is the most commonly cultured cichlid. The Nile tilapia is variously reported in literature to be a plankton feeder, an omnivore, and to feed on higher plants to the extent that it may be used in weed control. Photo...

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