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Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs
...laska fishermen have been hurt by competition from farmed
fish so that much of the fleet is no longer economically viable, Hilborn says. Last year only 1,200 of the 2,000 licensed boats even bothered to fish and the value of a license to fish there has dropped from a high of $250,000 to perhaps $20,000. "R...
Escapee farmed salmon infiltrate fitter wild populations
There is growing concern about the threats that farmed
Atlantic salmon escapees constitute to wild salmon...onsumers and environmentalists are concerned about farmed
salmon yet heritable changes that have accumulated in farmed
strains at the genetic level are largel...
Harmful Algal Blooms monitored from space in Chile
Chile is currently the world's largest producer of farmed
salmon and has a burgeoning mussel culture industry that is supplying a growing world market. However, the country's marine aquaculture sector is vulnerable to Harmful Algal Blooms, which occur when some algae species producing poisons bloom rapidly ...
A giant among minnows: Giant danio can keep growing
... figure out strategies for enhancing the growth of farmed
fish such as Atlantic salmon and decrease the time to get to market size. “The more we understand about growth, the more likely we can come up with acceptable ways to enhance it,?she said. ...
'Killer' B cells demonstrate evolutionary link between fish and mammal immune systems
...ltural implication. The current vaccines given to farmed
salmon, for example, appeal to the fish's adaptive immune response, which this research has now shown to be a smaller part of the overall fish immune system than previously thought. "If we work to create vaccines that encourage phagocytic B cell to ...
Special chip provides better picture of salmon health
...ulations. Atlantic salmon are the most important farmed
fish in the UK and a disappearing species in the w...ion ?to pre-empt any adverse production changes in farmed
fish populations as well as to maximise their health and wellbeing. This in turn will increase compe...
'Killer' B cells provide new link in the evolution of immunity
...icultural implication. Vaccines currently given to farmed
salmon, for example, appeal to the fish's adaptive immune response, which this research now shows to be a small part of the overall fish immune system. ...
Farmed salmon could become an invasive species in forest streams
.... It has expanded to such a degree that prices for farmed
salmon have plummeted and, there is concern that farmed
fish may become the next invasive species. "Farmed fish escaping from marine net pens might become...
New report: Explosive growth changes salmon industry
...ensive look at market competition between wild and farmed
salmon, sheds new light on the contentious and complex issues surrounding farmed
and wild salmon. The Great Salmon Run: Competition Between Wild and Farmed Salmon, released by TRA...
Threats to wild tigers growing
... Plans to make use of tiger parts harvested from farmed
tigers in China represent an emerging threat, the ...rages poaching, because products made from animals farmed
at great expense cannot be distinguished from products made from wild tigers. Because tigers must...