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Study Finds Epigenetic Differences Between Hatchery-Raised and Wild-Born Salmon
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
The variation may help explain why stocked salmon don’t fare as well in the ocean.
More Than 300,000 Atlantic Salmon Spill into Pacific
Jef Akst | Aug 22, 2017
A fish farm blamed the “exceptionally high tides” resulting from yesterday’s solar eclipse for net failure. Authorities have authorized limitless takes of the invaders.
Does Farming Drive Fish Disease?
Claire Asher | Apr 19, 2017
Intensive aquaculture favors increasingly virulent forms of certain fish-infecting parasites and pathogens, studies show.
New Fish Virus Discovered
Catherine Offord | Apr 6, 2016
Researchers identify a virus that may already have caused mass tilapia die-offs in Ecuador and Israel in recent years.
John H. Tibbetts | Dec 1, 2015
Researchers are converting carnivores into herbivores in a bid to make raising animals such as alligators, trout, and salmon more sustainable.
Staff | Nov 30, 2015
Go behind the scenes at labs where researchers are finding ways of switching from meat-based to plant-based feeds.
Pharma Firms Comply with New Antibiotics Rules
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 31, 2014
Most drug manufacturers agree to follow the Food and Drug Administration’s new labeling guidelines for antibiotics used in farm animals.
How Green Are Your Fish?
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2012
Farmed salmon may have more in common with their more expensive wild-caught counterparts than consumers are led to believe.
Satellites Spy on Fish Farms
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 8, 2012
Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.
Canadian Government Silences Scientist
N/A | Jul 29, 2011
Fisheries scientist ordered to refuse interviews about research on salmon decline.