Friday, June 29, 2012

Daily Digest 29/06/12: sterile fish; Scotland; opposition to new fish farms;

  • I found this article about creating sterile farmed fish really interesting.  According to research conducted in by Nofima in Norway, the advantages of raising sterile fish include better tasting meat and the prevention of escapee fish mixing genes with their wild cousins. 
  • New fish farms often face opposition from local residents.  In New Zealand, plans for a kingfish farm in Katikati have reached the Environment Court.  The go ahead for the site hinges on whether or not fish are livestock.  Read more... 
  • Scotland to learn from Norwegian approach to fisheries management says Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead.  Read more...
Have a great weekend.
English: A fish farm by the coast of Storfjord...
English: A fish farm by the coast of Storfjorden as seen from by the Riksvei 650 near Liabygda in 2008 August. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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1 comment:

  1. Nice post indeed. Fish farming is an environment friendly job.though some people or local guys approches against it. Fish farming supplys us delicious fishes in the scarcity of good fishes. Fish farming gives us opportunity to go fo for fishing specially carp fishing . Since, Carp Fishes are my favorite ones, I always dream of carp fishing .


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