Latest Fish and shellfish farming News

The Latest: Another rare fish pulled back from extinction

Oct. 4, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the recovery of an endangered Colorado River fish (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Wildlife officials say another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled from the brink of extinction, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the Southwestern U.S. The government said...

Gassy cows are bad for the planet; could seaweed diet help?

Sep. 30, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

A New England-based aquaculture company is launching a drive to become the worldwide leader in an emerging effort to thwart climate change by feeding seaweed to cows. The concept of reducing livestock emissions by using seaweed as feed is the subject of ongoing scientific research. University of California...

Judge: NOAA can't regulate fish farming under fisheries law

Sep. 26, 2018 3:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans has thrown out the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's rules for fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the agency lacked authority to make them. Tuesday's ruling halts a plan that would have allowed, "for the first time, industrial...

Missouri hatchery still open to anglers during renovation

Sep. 24, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

CASSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A $1.9 million renovation of a southwestern Missouri trout hatchery won't interfere with the tens of thousands of anglers who fish in the stream, according to state officials. The Missouri Department of Conservation recently began the nine-month renovation project on the Roaring River...

Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon

Aug. 20, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the Central...