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Which is more wholesome—wild or farmed fish?

Choosing between wild and farmed fish is often a dilemma for consumers. Wild-captured fish cost twice as much as their farmed counterparts; a difference that many believe is justified by their better taste and nutritional ...

dateJul 14, 2016 in Ecology
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Novel methods to evaluate fish response to stress

Farmed fish are submitted to many stressors that have an important impact on their health and can even lead to their premature death. The COPEWELL project has tried to help fish farmers cope with this issue by developing ...

dateJun 01, 2016 in Ecology
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Salmon sickness detected in farmed Canadian fish

Researchers led by a Canadian government scientist have diagnosed potential heart and skeletal muscle inflammation in farmed salmon from British Columbia province, the Canadian fisheries ministry announced Friday.

dateMay 20, 2016 in Ecology
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Making fish farming more sustainable

The American Heart Association recommends that we eat fish at least twice a week, since fish are high in protein, low in saturated fats and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Global per capita fish consumption has almost doubled ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Ecology
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