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Salmon tracking tags found on shores of Greenland and Ireland

CANADA
Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 21:50 (GMT + 9)

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) have been able to locate two missing satellite pop-off tags used in salmon tracking research. The tags were found on beaches in Greenland and Ireland, thousands of kilometres from the place in New Brunswick where they were first released wild Atlantic salmon last year. Each year, ASF researchers surgically attach pop-off tags to selected salmon allowing them to track their movement from the river to feeding grounds in the ocean. The tags measure light, depth and temperature to calculate a daily position for the fish. They store the data until a pre-determined date when they pop off and begin transmission. ASF researchers are using the data to pinpoint the reasons for high mortality at sea. On 10 May, 2014, ASF researchers tagged a 93 cm, 6.1 kilogram kelt in the Red Bank area on the Northwest Miramich... FULL STORY

Japan
Thousands of farmed bluefin tuna die due to typhoon
Jul 28, 01:20
Over 11,000 farmed bluefin tuna died after a powerful typhoon hit the western coast of Japan last week, which ... FULL STORY
Argentina
Whitemouth croaker fishery opens in river area
Jul 28, 00:40
The Provincial Directorate of Fisheries of Buenos Aires authorized the start of the whitemouth croaker (Microp... FULL STORY
United States
USD 88,000 granted to respond to harmful algal bloom outbreak
Jul 27, 23:50
NOAA is committing USD 88,000 in grant and event response funding for Washington state to monitor and analyze ... FULL STORY
United Kingdom
Benchmark makes strategic move into tilapia breeding
Jul 27, 23:30
Benchmark Holdings announced today that it has acquired Norwegian-based aquaculture genetics and research comp... FULL STORY

Worldwide
Over one third of reduction fishery catch ‘has significant problems’
Jul 28, 03:30
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has released its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries. The overview covers 24 of the ... FULL STORY

Brazil
SEBRAE commits to supporting aquaculture development plan
Jul 28, 03:10
The Brazilian Service of Support for Micro and Small Enterprises (SEBRAE) has expressed support for the Plan of Aquaculture Development (PDA) to be la... FULL STORY

Australia
Joint operation performed with New Zealand and France to combar IUU fishing
Jul 28, 02:30
A four week patrol and surveillance trilateral operation has been set in the southern Pacific Ocean by Australia, France and New Zealand, planned to d... FULL STORY
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