[Australia] Product recalls can hit a food business’s bottom line hard, so what if shellfish growers could pre-empt an algal toxic outbreak? Continue reading Tasmanian mussel producer develops algae plan to avoid product recalls
[Norway] The Ocean Forest project was initiated two years ago and is focussed on developing Intergrated Multitrophic Aquaculture (IMTA) on a commercial scale in Norway. Continue reading AQUA NOR 2015: Tomorrows solutions are in the ocean
Though sensors were out over the winter collecting data around Lake George, the Jefferson Project (named for the third president’s famous quote on the lake) is really kicking into high gear. Believe it or not, they’re already halfway through the three year project. We have an update Continue reading Studying the Lake George food web
As the frozen bay begins to thaw, deckhand Jose Humani swings a bin of clams to the dock from the Joseph B. Glancy fishing boat. After ice prevented fishing, the shellfish company, Frank M. Flower & Sons, returned Monday, March 9, 2015, to harvesting clams and Continue reading Just Sayin’: Big scallop haul a mystery
An extension to a marine farm in Pelorus Sound has got the go-ahead from the Marlborough District Council resource hearings committee despite concerns it is close to a rare marine habitat.
Talley’s Group Limited was granted a Continue reading Marine farm expansion allowed despite algae fears
Quagga mussels feed on a variety of algae types in Lake Havasu, filtering the water for nutrients as they continue their invasion of the lake. But what’s bad for once species is almost certainly good for another.
And a potentially toxic algae-like Continue reading Scientists test for toxins in algae-like substance growing in Lake Havasu
Many Beaver Dam Lake property owners got a surprise when they removed their docks this fall. Zebra mussels have become prevalent in the lake and attached themselves in great numbers to structures in the water.
“There was talk over the last six months Continue reading Invasive zebra mussels selectively consume good algae, not the toxin-producing one
Lake Erie is increasingly plagued by toxic algae blooms each summer, and a new study suggests how climate change and mussels, of all things, may be to blame.
On Thursday, the Columbus Dispatch Continue reading For Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae, Blame Climate Change And Invasive Mussels
A temporary ban has been issued on harvesting mussels from the Taw and Torridge Estuary after warm water temperatures have led to an algae bloom.
Suppliers are asking customers to ‘be Continue reading Algae bloom forces ban on mussel picking in Taw and Torridge Estuary
A high level of toxic blue-green algae has led the state to issue a health advisory for Wickiup Reservoir, 40 miles southwest of Bend in Deschutes County.
Water monitoring shows dangerous toxin concentrations that can make people Continue reading Toxic blue-green algae found in Wickiup Reservoir in Deschutes County