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November 29, 2015

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November 29, 2015

New Project Aims to Develop Advanced Tools and Research Strategies for Parasite Control in European Farmed Fish

Nov. 18, 2015 — A new research project aims to improve our understanding of fish-parasite interactions and develop innovative solutions and tools to prevent, control and mitigate harmful parasites which affect the ... read more

Lakes Resist the Introduction of New Fish

Nov. 9, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new method of establishing how freshwater fish can defend themselves against an invasion of a new fish species. The method takes into account that resident species in a ... read more

Oct. 29, 2015 — Today, cod stocks are on the verge of collapse, hovering at 3-4 percent of sustainable levels. Even cuts to the fishery have failed to slow this rapid decline, surprising both fishermen and fisheries ... read more

Oct. 29, 2015 — A new study shows that Alaskan Dolly Varden trout, once they reach about 12 inches in length, can retire permanently from going to sea. They rely on digestive organs that can massively expand and ... read more

Oct. 28, 2015 — Electric eels temporarily paralyze their prey by shocking them with electricity using a series of brief, high-voltage pulses, much as a Taser would do. Now, a researcher has discovered that the eels ... read more

Oct. 27, 2015 — Researchers have found that fish release a chemical 'distress call' when caught by predators, dramatically boosting their chances of ... read more

Marine Reserves Will Need Stepping Stones to Help Fish Disperse Between Them

Oct. 27, 2015 — A massive field effort on the Belizean Barrier Reef has revealed for the first time that the offspring of at least one coral reef fish, a neon goby, do not disperse far from their parents. The ... read more

Seals Not Competing With Irish Fishing Stocks, According to New Research

Oct. 27, 2015 — Seals are not threatening commercial fishing stocks in Irish waters, with the possible exception of wild Atlantic salmon, according to new ... read more

Oct. 27, 2015 — Once an icon of overfishing, mismanagement, and stock decline, the northern Atlantic cod is showing signs of recovery, according to new ... read more

Oct. 23, 2015 — In May 2007, hundreds of freshwater drum — also known as sheepshead — turned up dead in Lake Winnebago and nearby Little Lake Butte des Morts, both inland lakes near Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The fish ... read more

Fish Farming Gobbles Up Phosphorus

Oct. 22, 2015 — Fish farming is the largest source of phosphorus emissions in Norway, generating about 9,000 tonnes a year. Finding ways to reuse the waste from the fish farming industry could cut consumption of ... read more

Oct. 21, 2015 — A new method has been developed to estimate fish movements using ocean heat content images, a dataset commonly used in hurricane intensity forecasting. With Atlantic tarpon as the messenger, this is ... read more

Antarctic Species Threatened by Willful Misinterpretation of Legal Treaty

Oct. 21, 2015 — Some countries argue that setting up marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean would interfere with their right to 'rational use' of natural ... read more

This Fish out of Water Cools Down Fast

Oct. 21, 2015 — The tiny mangrove rivulus fish cools down by jumping out of water, according to a new study. The fish lives in tropical climates, and when the water is warm, will jump out to cool its body ... read more

Fish Story: Analysts See Nations' Misuse of 'Rational Use' When It Comes to Fishing Rights

Oct. 21, 2015 — The term "rational use," as applied to fishing rights in Antarctic waters, has been misused by certain countries, an analysis by a team of researchers has ... read more

Oct. 19, 2015 — When a Lake Malawi cichlid loses a tooth, a new one drops neatly into place as a replacement. Why can't humans similarly regrow teeth lost to injury or ... read more

Oct. 19, 2015 — New research shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system. Using sea urchins and shrimp as models, scientists discovered that one species could ... read more

Oct. 13, 2015 — Using a new net, marine biologists have, for the first time, been able to catch polar cod directly beneath the Arctic sea ice with a trawl, allowing them to determine their large-scale distribution ... read more

Oct. 12, 2015 — A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human carbon dioxide emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Toxic runoff from highways, parking lots and other developed surfaces is killing many of the adult coho salmon in urban streams along the West Coast, according to a new study that for the first time ... read more

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