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Can fish species survive in icy water in winter?

SWEDEN | Thursday, May 05, 2016
A research team at Umeå University studied the factors that are important for fish to survive in winter and found that fish’s general state of health is the single most important one for surviving the harsh season.


Nissui intends to boost EPA production
Japan | 02:10 | Nippon Suisan Kaisha, also known as Nissui, plans to become the world's largest producer of eicosapentaenoic acid, a fatty acid found in the flesh of coldwater fish that is thought to boost brain function and cardiovascular health. Full Story
Tinamenor workers fight for Cantabrian plant continuation
Spain | 00:30 | Workers of the aquaculture company Tinamenor SL are planning to hold a demonstration on Friday as part of their efforts for the Cantabrian fish farm to remain open. Full Story
Seafood exports pose a growing trend
Norway | 23:40 | So far this year Norwegian seafood exports have totalled USD 3.5 billion in profits, which is an increase of 26 per cent year-on-year. Full Story
Looks Fishy? Don’t Risk It. Campaign Targets Illegal Sale of Fish
Buying fish through illegitimate sources damages the fishing industry, fish stocks and the long term future of the marine environment, this is the message being delivered as part of a new campaign by the Marine Management Organisation.
Gold of the Sea
Cortez Bottarga is the first company in the United States to produce bottarga - the sun cured roe of grey striped mullet, in the same hand-made way as has been done for thousands of years.
Tesco Clears its Shelves of Unsustainable Tuna
Tesco is rapidly expanding the MSC-ecolabel scheme for pre-packed and frozen fish sold in Tesco stores and it will be also introducing MSC-certified fish to its 656 fish counters.
The Scottish Salmon Company Introduces Native Hebridean Salmon
Developed over many years from broodstock originally sourced directly from the cold, clear waters of the island of North Uist in the rugged Outer Hebrides of Scotland, Native Hebridean is exclusively available from SSC.
Tuna sector contributes USD 42 billion annually to global economy
Worldwide A study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts has estimated that the tuna sector contributes more than USD 42 billion to the global economy annually.
Honduran shrimp farm obtains ASC certification
Honduras Finca Granjas Marinas San Bernado farm in Honduras has successfully gained ASC certification for responsible shrimp farming.
BP to finally pay USD 1000 million to fishing sector
United States British Petroleum plc. firm has finally decided to pay off USD 1 billion it owed in compensation to seafood interests affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
EU’s possible lobster restrictions also worry Massachusetts
United States Massachusetts lawmakers have joined those from Maine in their work to prevent a possible ban on North American lobster by the European Union.