Navigation Links
AZTI-Tecnalia leads 2 research projects on bluefin tuna with 1.5 million euros investment
Date:9/6/2012

This press release is available in Spanish.

The International Commission for the Conservation of the Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) is to invest 1.5 million euros in two research projects on the bluefin tuna, which will be co-ordinated in 2012 by AZTI-Tecnalia, the technological centre specialised in marine and food research, in two different international consortia.

In the first project, the consortium co-ordinated by AZTI-Tecnalia will capture, mark and release some 11,750 tuna fish with conventional marking, 40% with double markings, a minimum of 50 internal file electronic markings and 40 external pop-up type electronic markings. This work is to be undertaken in the Bay of Biscay, the Gibraltar Straits, the Gulf of Leon and in the Central Ionic-Mediterranean Sea. By means of this project, important biological and ecological aspects are tackled and independent estimates of the abundance and mortality rates of the fish facilitated.

The second project, on the biological and genetic sampling of the bluefin tuna, will provide information on the population structure of the fish, its migrations, rates of mixing, growth and reproduction.

The funding for both projects, which have 23 bodies and research centres from various countries involved, co-ordinated by AZTI-Tecnalia, comes to 1,080,000 and 430,000 euros, respectively.

The ICCAT Research Programme on the bluefin tuna for all the Atlantic and the Mediterranean (GBYP), within which both projects are frameworked, aims to enhance the understanding of the key biological and ecological processes involved, gathering basic data and improving the models of evaluation, and providing scientific advice on the stocks situation. The Programme was initiated in 2010 and is financed by the European Union (80%), Algeria, Canada, China, Croatia, Japan, Morocco, Norway, Tunis, Turkey, the United St
'/>"/>

Contact: Aitziber Lasa Iglesias
a.lasa@elhuyar.com
34-943-363-040
Elhuyar Fundazioa
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study: How a high-fat diet and estrogen loss leads women to store more abdominal fat than men
2. NC State leads national effort to evaluate fresh water sustainability in the southern US
3. Study proves that 1 extinction leads to another
4. RIT leads development of next-generation infrared detectors
5. Chronic inflammation in the brain leads the way to Alzheimers disease
6. Maths formula leads researchers to source of pollution
7. Richer parasite diversity leads to healthier frogs, says University of Colorado study
8. Sloppy shipping of human retina leads IU researchers to discover new treatment path for eye disease
9. TGen leads new National Institutes of Health study of brain tumors
10. University leads £6 million EU project to tackle obesity
11. Researchers reveal how a single gene mutation leads to uncontrolled obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
AZTI-Tecnalia leads 2 research projects on bluefin tuna with 1.5 million euros investment
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Duke University researchers have identified a gene that ... OSCA1, encodes a protein in the cell membrane of ... the plant,s water conservation machinery accordingly. , "It,s ... professor of biology at Duke. , The findings, ... , could make it easier to feed the world,s ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... a new skill is easier when it is related ... trained pianist might learn a new melody more easily ... Neural engineers from the Center for the Neural Basis ... Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon Universityhave discovered a fundamental constraint ... Published as the cover story in the Aug. 28, ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... N.C. -- When we want to listen carefully to ... The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. ... sounds generated by our own movements. , This interplay ... in the brain. Indeed, indirect evidence has long suggested ... influences the auditory cortex, which gives rise to our ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Water 'thermostat' could help engineer drought-resistant crops 2Pitt and Carnegie Mellon engineers discover why learning can be difficult 2Pitt and Carnegie Mellon engineers discover why learning can be difficult 3Stop and listen: Study shows how movement affects hearing 2Stop and listen: Study shows how movement affects hearing 3
... LONDON , February 11 De ... today announced,that it will design and roll-out East Africa,s ... part of the ongoing Rwandan National ID project,(NID). The plans for ... driver,s licence, are already underway. The first eID,documents are expected to ...
... , A few grass species provide the bulk of our ... sustainable energy and feedstock production. However there are significant barriers ... gene function and their large and complex genomes. , Now, ... international consortium led by the John Innes Centre, the US ...
... N.C. Any way you look at it -- by ... creepy crawlies called arthropods dominate planet Earth. Because of their ... figure out the family relationships that link lobsters to millipedes ... first. In a scientific and technological tour de force ...
Cached Biology News:De La Rue to Provide East Africa's First eID Project 2De La Rue to Provide East Africa's First eID Project 3First member of the wheat and barley group of grasses is sequenced 2Study finds surprising new branches on arthropod family tree 2Study finds surprising new branches on arthropod family tree 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Sterlitech is proud to ... to its stable of products . These ... cut-offs and include membrane filters with surface charges. ... customer demand for our membrane process testing equipment, and ... flat sheet membranes,” explains Sterlitech President Mark Spatz. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Exciting new work by a Florida State University ... that can take your temperature, emit white light, and ... the molecule looks like a butterfly. , Biwu Ma, ... Engineering in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, created the ... has continued to discover that his creation has many ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... A new market research report ... available from Strategic Consulting, Inc., the leading information ... Market Review, Fourth Edition: Global Review of Microbiology ... and compares microbiology test volumes, market values and ... Asia, and forecasts future volumes and market values ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 PrimeSource Building Products, ... selected SoundConnect to support their communication ... audio and web conferencing platform GlobalMeet powered by ... employees’ needs. SoundConnect delivers award winning “results ... Building Products will be utilizing GlobalMeet powered ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sterlitech Corporation Enhances Its Selection of Flat Sheet Membrane Filters 2Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices 22 Billion Industrial Microbiology Tests Conducted for Product Quality and Safety Worldwide 22 Billion Industrial Microbiology Tests Conducted for Product Quality and Safety Worldwide 3PrimeSource Chooses SoundConnect as Collaboration Provider 2
... Bair Joins EntreMed,s Senior Management Team, ROCKVILLE, ... ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing,therapeutics for the ... Kenneth W. Bair, Ph.D. has been appointed its ... also been elected an,executive officer of EntreMed by ...
... BioElectronics,Corporation, (Pink Sheets: BIEL), announced today that the by ... sale in Korea. "We have been working closely ... of the Korean F.D.A. Having worked so,diligently to obtain ... to successfully launch ActiPatch in the Korean market. We ...
... today,that it has reached a settlement with the ... litigation regarding the disputed,contingent consideration associated with certain ... connection with the settlement, Martek will,issue 341,061 shares ... of,OmegaTech, which represents approximately one-half the amount of ...
Cached Biology Technology:EntreMed Appoints Senior Vice President of Research and Development 2EntreMed Appoints Senior Vice President of Research and Development 3EntreMed Appoints Senior Vice President of Research and Development 4Korean Food and Drug Administration Approval for ActiPatch Achieved 2Martek Announces Settlement of OmegaTech Milestone Litigation 2
... 1 Block MBS Start up kit. Includes ... and choice of 1 MultiBlock satellite ... 30 blocks. User friendly software. ... Adjustable height heated lid. Outstanding uniformity. ...
For relative and/or absolute quantification with standard accuracy requirements using MS or NMR instruments...
For testing the AQUA technique on your MS instruments....
Our original highly-purified, robust Taq Polymerase which delivers consistently high yields and minimal background...
Biology Products: