Category Archives: Genetics

ESCAPES & hybridization: Atlantic Salmon Federation statement (05.09.2018) on European origin aquaculture Atlantic salmon within the Bay of Fundy

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BIOSYNTHESIS of ketocarotenoids (e.g. canthaxanthin, astaxanthin) in plants is rare; UK researchers trial trout feeding with GM tomato ketocarotenoids

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SURVEY: Nearly half of US consumers avoid GMO foods, primarily concerned re. health impact; “What is the right amount of disclosure?”

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BIODIVERSITY: ‘Corporate control & global governance of marine genetic resources’ paper; “~half of Earth’s surface is left with no regulations”

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GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

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UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

Continue reading UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

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METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

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FDA approves first U.S. facility for commercial production of GM/GE AquAdvantage Salmon: 1200t p.a. capacity land-based contained facility near Albany, Indiana

Continue reading FDA approves first U.S. facility for commercial production of GM/GE AquAdvantage Salmon: 1200t p.a. capacity land-based contained facility near Albany, Indiana

NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

Continue reading NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

Continue reading FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

ESCAPES: Inland Fisheries Ireland cautions against renewal and/or award of salmon farming licences “where conditions are not being adhered to”

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GENETICS: Oregon State University study shows hatchery salmon display different behaviours; ESA implications “may be profound”…

Continue reading GENETICS: Oregon State University study shows hatchery salmon display different behaviours; ESA implications “may be profound”…

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

WA researchers chart dramatic decline in genetic diversity of Northwest salmon; First-ever look at ancient DNA adds ‘history’ to four H’s of fishery management

Continue reading WA researchers chart dramatic decline in genetic diversity of Northwest salmon; First-ever look at ancient DNA adds ‘history’ to four H’s of fishery management