fish farming
Study Finds Epigenetic Differences Between Hatchery-Raised and Wild-Born Salmon
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
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?
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
New Fish Virus Discovered
Catherine Offord | Apr 7, 2016
Researchers identify a virus that may already have caused mass tilapia die-offs in Ecuador and Israel in recent years.
Vegetarian Aquaculture
Vegetarian Aquaculture
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
Go behind the scenes at labs where researchers are finding ways of switching from meat-based to plant-based feeds.
Vegan Gators
Vegan Gators
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.
Pharma Firms Comply with New Antibiotics Rules
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.