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Highest Ever Figure for Farmed Salmon in Scotland

Production from Scotland’s marine salmon farms increased by over 16% in 2017 a recent survey has shown. Scottish Fish Farm Production

The increase in production amounted to 189,707 tonnes,  an increase of 26,890 tonnes at 226 sites. 98 more words


Video on NOAA work to breed oysters resistant to ocean acidification - Crosscut & PBS

Local PBS show ReInventors highlights the work of NOAA Manchester’s research facility as they race to find a hybrid oyster that can survive ocean acidification. A very good quick look at the problem, with animation, and the possible solution. 50 more words

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Vivaldi project : Great success for the stakeholders workshop, 29 August 2018 in Aqua 2018

Acting together to better prevent and mitigate farmed shellfish diseases

On 29 August 2018, in the framework of Aqua 2018 in Montpellier (F), the VIVALDI consortium organised an open workshop entitled “Acting together to better prevent and mitigate farmed bivalve diseases”, with the support of Ifremer, Aqua 2018, CeMEB and Montpellier University. 57 more words


AHL-lactonase expression in three marine emerging pathogenic Vibrio spp. reduces virulence and mortality in brine shrimp (Artemia salina) and Manila clam (Venerupis philippinarum)

Bacterial infectious diseases produced by Vibrio are the main cause of economic losses in aquaculture. During recent years it has been shown that the expression of virulence genes in some… 197 more words


Immunity in molluscs: recognition and effector mechanisms, with a focus on bivalvia

The study of molluscan immune systems, in particular those of bivalve molluscs (e.g., clams, oysters, scallops, mussels), has experienced great growth in recent decades, mainly due to the needs of a rapidly growing aquaculture industry to manage the impacts of disease and the wider application of -omic tools to this diverse group of invertebrate organisms. 213 more words


Riverence: The All-American Farmed Trout

The story of Riverence trout embodies the story of sustainable trout farming in the United States. It starts with two do-gooders: investors who sought to reduce pressure on wild salmon and trout by providing a sustainable, healthy farmed option. 513 more words