Thursday, April 14, 2011

Cod ranching could keep fishermen flush

Analysis shows training wild fish to herd is economically advantageous. Ranching cod off the coast of Iceland is far more financially sensible than conventional fishing methods or keeping the fish in cages, according to a new analysis.

Fish ranching where the animals are free to roam but trained to return to a certain point so they can be caught could one day become a significant part of global fisheries, fitting between traditional catching and aquaculture, says Björn Björnsson, the lead author of the study, published in Marine Policy on 1 April 2011. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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