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Turning Carnivorous Fish Into Vegetarians

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August 12, 2013
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Research shows a completely plant-based diet can support fast growing fish carnivores just as well as and maybe better than conventional diets made from wild caught fish.


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Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 30, 2012) — Bluefin tuna are threatened by extinction as the global appetite for the fish soars. A fishing ban is unlikely, so one solution is to breed the fish in underwater cages. But they're not easy to rear in captivity. In Australia, German-born Hagen Stehr is working to mimic natural living conditions of the fish in his onshore farm. The idea is to create an artificial model of the journey to their spawning grounds in order to trick the fish into reproducing.
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Recycling Seafood: Oil From Fish Waste

Recycling Seafood: Oil From Fish Waste

Deutsche Welle (June 23, 2013) — Leftovers from the fish industry might become a valuable raw material in the future. A German company has developed a system for recycling shrimp shells and other fish waste to create oils for the food production industry. The oils are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help prevent cardiovascular problems. The aim is to minimize waste from the fish-processing industry. Other potential leftovers are turned into a powder that is high in protein and may have anti-inflammatory properties.
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Carnivorous Fish Attack Bathers in Argentina

Carnivorous Fish Attack Bathers in Argentina

Reuters (Dec. 27, 2013) — Around 70 Argentines are injured as a school of carnivorous fish attack the bathers on Parana River. Sarah Toms reports.
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Research Murky on Danger of Asian Carp Invasion

Research Murky on Danger of Asian Carp Invasion

AP (July 12, 2012) — Scientists on some of the heartland's great rivers are turning up ominous signs that Asian carp may be harming other fish, but the dire predictions that the carp would kill off other fish haven't been realized yet.
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