Rajasthan will soon have India’s first centre of excellence for breeding ornamental fish at Bisalpur in Tonk district, slated to be operational from July. “We are developing a centre of excellence at Bisalpur at cost of Rs 5 crore with a purpose to establish national and international market in the field. We will breed nearly … More Rajasthan to get first ornamental fish breeding center
The New Year is a busy time for pharmacies and peddlers of all health-related products. In the oceans, marine organisms rely on nutrients, too, but the source of their vitamins is sometimes mysterious. An oceanographic sampler, known as a rosette, during a 2013 cruise in the North Pacific. Each bottle contains water from different depths, … More Vitamin B-12, and a knockoff version, create complex market for marine vitamins
The first genomic tool for assaying whole-genome variation in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) has been developed. This achievement will be crucial for genetic improvement of production traits such as growth rate and SRS-resistance in this increasingly important aquaculture species. A significant step for the Chilean salmon aquaculture The new tool, a so-called SNP-chip, is based … More Genomic tool enables selection for increased growth and SRS-resistance in coho
The Japanese eat one in ten of the world’s fish, and 80 per cent of the planet’s prized —and critically threatened — Bluefin tuna. Tuna aquaculture pioneered at Kindai University in Japan offers hope for both fish lovers and the fish. Oshima Experiment Station, Japan — Professor Tokihiko Okada dug his shovel into a bucket … More Putting Bluefin tuna back on the menu — by farming them
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