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Offshore Aquaculture Session - Presentations at Aquaculture America 2018 Meeting in Las Vegas

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on October 21, 2017 at 6:58am — No Comments

Celebration of Life for Mike Clark

We recently received news that Mike Clark, who was the hatchery manager at Keo Fish Farm (Keo, AR) for 25 years before opening Central Arkansas Fisheries in 2012, died in a farm accident Thursday, September 21, 2017.…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on September 29, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

50,000 pelicans against a helpless country

About 50,000 pelicans against a helpless country

Decades of drying up water reservoirs in Israel and neighboring countries have caused food shortages for the pelicans passing here in the fall on their way to Africa.

The journey of wandering,…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on September 27, 2017 at 8:03pm — 2 Comments

Professor Yoram Salomon

Shalom,
The funeral of Professor Yoram Salomon will take place in the Rehovot Cemetery (Gorodetsky Street) today at …
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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on September 2, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

What Do We Know About Food Poisoning?

Food poisoning is in the news again and again.

In the United State of America: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. The 2011 estimates provide the…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on August 15, 2017 at 10:54am — No Comments

Dr. Tim Miller-Morgan Aquatic Veterinarian

Dr. Miller-Morgan has over 30…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on June 3, 2017 at 5:10pm — No Comments

A New United States Fisheries Economics Report

The Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2015 report has been released yesterday, May 9, 2017.

One of NOAA Fisheries’ core missions is promoting sustainable fisheries, including the economic vitality of the communities that depend on this resource. Every year, NOAA publish a report that highlights the economic benefits of U.S. fisheries to our national economy: Fisheries Economics of the United States (FEUS). FEUS tracks economic trends of the commercial fishing and seafood…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on May 9, 2017 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Will Congress Let Trump Chainsaw Most Of Our Sustainable Programs?

2017 President Trump proposed budget includes some major cuts to some of the most sustainable programs that Obama administration has offered during and before 2016. Here are those that most affect us, aquaculturists, researchers, students, and consumers: 

Department of Agriculture

Proposed budget: $17.9 billion

Total cuts: $4.7 billion

Ag ain’t just cows and corn. The agency also manages the nation’s…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on March 18, 2017 at 3:00am — No Comments

2017 Conferences, Meetings, Workshops, Webinars, Etc.

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 22, 2017
Location: San Antonio, Texas USA
Aquaculture America 2017 returns to one of…
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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on January 30, 2017 at 3:25am — No Comments

Fish, Trade and Food Security

Being interested in food security I've found two interesting papers on aquatic food security. The first, by Michael Fabinyi, Wolfram H. Dressler and Michael D. Pido deals with fish and trade. The authors talk about that fact that food security increasingly serves as an objective and justification for marine conservation in the global south. In the marine conservation literature this potential link is seldom based upon detailed analysis of the socioeconomic pathways between fish and food…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on January 2, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

What did I do during 2016, and can I do better during 2017?

The year 2016 was a very significant year in my life. A lot was going one. It was a "transition year" for me. Years ago, after retiring from the military service to become a full-time farmer. A war came by and changed my life. I seized the opportunity and went to school again.

This time, the aim was a PhD in order to have the ability to have the freedom to conduct my own research, something I've decided upon already when I was…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on January 1, 2017 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Once Again - Fish Oil Is Linked To Health Benefits - Now, Lowering Asthma Risk In Kids

Yes, it is all over the news: fish oil, when given to pregnant women is lowering the asthma risk in kids. Fish oil performs 30% better than olive oil, according to a recent study led by Dr. Hans Bisgaard, a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Copenhagen and Head of the Danish Pediatric Asthma Center.

By now, it is quite known that Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish, have anti-inflammatory effects in vitro, and high dietary levels are associated with a lower…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on December 30, 2016 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Program and Abstracts for the 11th International Marine Biotechnology Conference 2016

Program and Abstracts for the 11th International Marine Biotechnology Conference (29 August—2 September 2016, Baltimore,

Maryland, USA…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on August 31, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

ROBERT DEAN HOWERTON

ROBERT DEAN HOWERTON June 16, 2016, Robert Dean "Bob" Howerton, PhD., age 59 passed away unexpectedly at his home in Makawao, Maui, Hawai'i on June 16, 2016. A kind and gentle soul, he was well-known by the aquaculture community locally and abroad and his passing is a huge loss for Bob's family,…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on August 18, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Petition to Save Volcani Center

The Israel government has a proposal on the table to transfer the Volcani center from its current location, where it enjoys a synergistic relationship with Hebrew University's Faculty of Agriculture, the Weizmann Institute, Bar Ilan and Tel Aviv Universities, to a remote location in the north of the country.…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on June 5, 2016 at 9:43pm — No Comments

EU Council Votes for Open Access To All Public Funded Scientific Research By 2020

This is a very happy day for me. At last, and after years of struggle with the monopoly of the big publishing companies that take away the intellectual properties from the researchers who conduct their research using public funding, the Council of the European Union (EU) voted and recommend to the EU Commission for full open access to scientific research by 2020.

Here are a few important excerpts (the document is attached) from the OUTCOME OF PROCEEDINGS (the Council conclusions that…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on May 28, 2016 at 9:16am — No Comments

Combating Fishing and Seafood Fraud

On April 28, 2016, NOAA Fisheries filed a Federal Register Notice requesting public input on the development of a Commerce Trusted Trader Program, one of the key elements for implementing a federal seafood traceability program recommended by the Presidential Task Force (…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on May 27, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

HowTo Download Free Papers - IJA Platform Has Been Upgraded

The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture (IJA) Platform Has Been Upgraded By University of Hawaii:

Did you know that you can get FREE Scientific Papers of the IJA here on the AquacultureHub?

The University of Hawaii Hamilton Library has recently upgraded to a new version of DSpace. The format for accessing files has changed (or rather become more strict). Luckily, Daniel Ishimitsu from the Hamilton Library, who takes care of the eVols and thus the uploading of the IJA papers on the…

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on March 16, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

An Austin Vietnamese Restaurant Offers Seafood Combination of Crab, Basa and Mackerel

One of our best AquacutureHub supporter invited me to discuss seafood in a local restaurant. The deal was that he has to pick a good seafood restaurant that is not more than 1 mile away from my current location in Austin, TX. It was an interesting choice to dine at the Bun Belly on Airpot Blvd, a contemporary Vietnamese restaurant, which is one of several projects in Austin, by Quang Vuong and Kim Thai, the owners of the restaurant chain Pho Thaison. …

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Added by Dr. Tetsuzan Benny Ron on February 24, 2016 at 3:18am — No Comments

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