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Global warming hits sea creatures hardest

April 26, 2019

The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish and shellfish for…
High-res data offer most detailed look yet at trawl fishing footprint around the world

October 9, 2018

About a quarter of the world’s seafood caught in the ocean comes from bottom trawling, a method that…
Surplus mussles turned into sustainable feed

July 19, 2018

From the start of 2019, EU regulations will require that farmers use only organic feed in the production…
Oyster hatchery on the island of Mors

February 19, 2018

In the Danish Finance Act for 2018, DKK 30 million has been allocated over a four-year period to…
Marine vegetation can mitigate ocean acidification

January 23, 2018

Marine plants and seaweeds in shallow coastal ecosystems can play a key role in alleviating the effects of…
Material from shellfish delivers a boost to bioassays and medical tests

July 18, 2017

Scientists at the University of Washington have discovered a simple way to raise the accuracy of diagnostic tests…
El Niño, Pacific Decadal Oscillation implicated in domoic acid shellfish toxicity

January 11, 2017

Researchers today reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences a strong correlation between toxic levels of…
New York Harbor’s Oyster Beds Once Protected Against Severe Storms and Extreme Wave Damage

March 10, 2016

A recent study of past disturbance of the oyster beds in New York Harbor led by geoscientist Jonathan…
Survey: Oyster industry more sold on ocean acidification impacts than public

August 27, 2015

Although some people in the general public remain skeptical about the impacts of ocean acidification, a growing number…
Monitoring seawater reveals ocean acidification risks to Alaskan shellfish hatchery

July 2, 2015

New collaborative research between NOAA, University of Alaska and an Alaskan shellfish hatchery shows that ocean acidification may…
Shellfish toxin study reveals the impact of warmer waters

June 8, 2015

A collaboration between UTS scientists and the NSW Government is addressing, for the first time, the influence of…
Seashell strength inspires stress tests

May 20, 2015

Mollusks got it right. They have soft innards, but their complex exteriors are engineered to protect them in harsh…
Gulf of Maine red tide bloom expected to be similar to past three years

May 14, 2015

New England’s spring and summer red tides will be similar in extent to those of the past three…
Researchers Make Breakthrough in Detecting Most Common Bacteria Contaminating Oysters

April 23, 2015

In a major breakthrough in shellfish management and disease prevention, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have…
A mollusk of a different stripe

February 27, 2015

The blue-rayed limpet is a tiny mollusk that lives in kelp beds along the coasts of Norway, Iceland,…
Ambitious science programme will aid fishing industry and monitor effects of climate change on Europe’s shellfish

December 11, 2013

The supply of shellfish we buy at the supermarket faces an uncertain future as our oceans become warmer…
Shellfish size may disprove cause of ‘human revolution’

June 28, 2013

About 50,000 years ago, modern humans left Africa and began occupying the rest of the world. The common…
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