Fisheries

While aquaculture has become a key part of global food systems, its unregulated growth endangers the environment and breeds pests and diseases, an international science team warns.

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This new brief sheds a light on how the fast-growing aquaculture sector can contribute to transforming our food systems. Aquaculture provides a viable alternative to capture fisheries and helps reduce our reliance on…

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Fisheries

Fisheries and aquaculture production have been disrupted, supply chains have been interrupted and consumer spending restricted by various lockdowns. This significantly impacts developing countries, especially those with…

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In a recent study published in Nature Communications, an international research team questions scientific and policy narratives around the potential of ocean aquaculture to solely contribute to food and nutrition…

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Aquaculture production grows fast while wild catch suffers from stagnation. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), world aquaculture production showed a record high of 114 million tons of aquatic…

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A sudden India-wide lockdown, with just four hours of notice, during the COVID-19 outbreak turned many Indian fishermen’s livelihoods upside down. With large numbers of fishing days lost because of cyclones in 2019, and…

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In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at…

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Fish consumption is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, while aquaculture’s expansion will continue states this report.

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The impact of El Niño on fisheries and aquaculture depends on what type of ENSO event occurs, according to this report. Unfortunately, current forecast models have little ability to predict which (ENSO) type will occur.

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A new and easy-to-handle technology allows for genomic sequencing of fish diseases in fish farms. Scientists headed by the international research centre WorldFish have developed this novel technique which enables tracing…

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