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Hundreds of sharks and rays have become tangled in plastic waste in the world's oceans, new research shows.

Date
8 July 2019
News Article

Marine life is more sensitive to warming, and less able to escape from heat, according to a new study.

Date
26 April 2019
Abstract

High levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and subsequent changes in water quality parameters in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are known to impair fish health, welfare and growth performance. A three-month trial was conducted in RAS tanks for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) post-smolt, where the...

Author(s)
Aslam, S. N.; Navada, S.; Bye, G. R.; Mota, V. C.; Terjesen, B. F.; Mikkelsen, Ø.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2019, 511, pp 734254
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the eventual possibility of fish meal (FM) substitution in the diet of farmed gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) by poultry by-product meal (PBM) and to verify PBM suitability in aquafeeds. Inclusion of PBM in the seabream diet was therefore investigated...

Author(s)
Sabbagh, M.; Schiavone, R.; Brizzi, G.; Sicuro, B.; Zilli, L.; Vilella, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2019, 511, pp 734220
Abstract

Aquaculture provides more than half of the global seafood production and offers a wide diversity of high-quality products. However, its social acceptability is still not well established. The goal of this study was to determine the perceptions of aquaculture by different stakeholders along the...

Author(s)
Reig, L.; Escobar, C.; Carrassón, M.; Constenla, M.; Gil, J. M.; Padrós, F.; Piferrer, F.; Flos, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2019, 510, pp 256-266
Abstract

This study employs double-hurdle model and propensity score-matching techniques to examine the determinants and extent of adoption and the welfare impacts of improved fish feed technology in Ghana using cross-sectional data of fish -farming households. The study focuses on the Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, ...

Author(s)
Amankwah, A.; Quagrainie, K. K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 2019, 50, 4, pp 827-841
Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of harvest practices and slaughter method on stress, quality and shelf life of whole fish (gilthead sea bream, European sea bass and red sea bream) towards the development of a humane slaughter practice. The use of hook and line resulted in...

Author(s)
Papaharisis, L.; Tsironi, T.; Dimitroglou, A.; Taoukis, P.; Pavlidis, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2019, 50, 9, pp 2608-2620
Abstract

Aims: Information on the gut microbiota of salmon is essential for optimizing nutrition while maintaining host health and welfare. This study's objectives were to characterize the microbiota in the GI tract of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) farmed in waters off the west coast of Ireland and to...

Author(s)
Fogarty, C.; Burgess, C. M.; Cotter, P. D.; Cabrera-Rubio, R.; Whyte, P.; Smyth, C.; Bolton, D. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2019, 127, 3, pp 648-657
Abstract

The demand for cultured finfish has increased tremendously during the last decades, but the success of intensive farming is dependent on several factors, namely management, dietary supplementations and welfare. During the last decades, increasing demand, high price and limited supply of fishmeal...

Author(s)
Koushik Ghosh; Ray, A. K.; Ringø, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Reviews in Aquaculture, 2019, 11, 3, pp 793-815, 959
Abstract

This article examines the effect of information on consumer preferences for farmed fish in the context of EU organic aquaculture production principles. A choice experiment was used to examine German consumers' preferences for farmed rainbow trout. Respondents were split into separate groups, each...

Author(s)
Ankamah-Yeboah, I.; Jacobsen, J. B.; Olsen, S. B.; Nielsen, M.; Nielsen, R.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Marine Resource Economics, 2019, 34, 3, pp 247-266

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