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Natural versus synthetic anesthetic for transport of live fish: A review

July 2019
Ninik Purbosari | Endang Warsiki | Khaswar Syamsu | Joko Santoso

An increased awareness of food safety and quality has led to an increased demand for live edible fish. This product requires effective and efficient handling technology and transport to ensure a low...

Effects of fermented protein feed on the growth performance of pond-raised crab

July 2019
Jiying Yu | Jiayi Yu | Xianming Chen | Xin Zhou | Yunxia Cai | Huiyi Cai | Peishi Yan

This study aimed to elucidate the effect of a pellet feed containing fermented proteins on pond-raised Chinese mitten crabs, Eriocheir sinensis in a 7-month crab feeding experiment in Gucheng Lake,...

Increased pCO2 changes the lipid production in important aquacultural feedstock algae Isochrysis galbana, but not in Tetraselmis suecica

July 2019
Susan C. Fitzer | Julien Plancq | Cameron J. Floyd | Faith M. Kemp | Jaime L. Toney

Increased anthropogenic CO2 emissions are leading to an increase in CO2 uptake by the world's oceans and seas, resulting in ocean acidification with a decrease in global ocean water pH by as much as...

Assessing recent gradual upsurge of marine captured Hilsa stock (Tenualosa ilisha) in Bangladesh

July 2019
Ehsanul Karim | Qun Liu | Ming Sun | Partho Protim Barman | Shanur Jahedul Hasan | M. Enamul Hoq

The anadromous Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) fishery is the prime single species fishery of Bangladesh that driven by open access system which was selected for this study. Key purpose of this study...

Comparative age and growth of Uroteuthis chinensis and Uroteuthis edulis from China Seas based on statolith

July 2019
Yue Jin | Na Li | Xinjun Chen | Bilin Liu | Jianhua Li

To determine the age and growth of Uroteuthis chinensis and U. edulis, growth increments of the lateral dome of the statolith were used in the present study. Specimens of the two species caught in the...

Methane and nitrous oxide emissions in rice-crab culture systems of northeast China

July 2019
Ang Wang | Xuzhou Ma | Jing Xu | Weiqun Lu

Rice-crab integrated ecosystem has been confirmed to improve the ecological environment and brought greater economic benefits. In order to know greenhouse gases methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O)...

The effects of on-farm produced feeds on growth, survival, yield and feed cost of juvenile African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

Available online 17 July 2019
Samwel Mchele Limbu

The culture of African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in most developing countries lacks suitable diets for semi-intensive production. The present study evaluated the growth performance, survival,...

Effects of twine material on the marine debris and relative ghost fishing of portunid hoop (tangle) nets

Available online 17 July 2019
Matt K. Broadhurst | Russell B. Millar

Portunids are important to recreational fisheries in Australia and typically are harvested by baited gears. Most of these baited gears are considered environmentally benign, although small conical hoop...

Biofloc technology (BFT): Adjusting the levels of digestible protein and digestible energy in diets of Nile tilapia juveniles raised in brackish water

Available online 15 July 2019
Emerson Giuliani Durigon | Rafael Lazzari | Juliano Uczay | Diogo Luis de Alcântara Lopes | Gabriela Tomas Jerônimo | Tayna Sgnaulin | Maurício Gustavo Coelho Emerenciano

Several studies have been performed adjusting the levels of dietary digestible protein and digestible energy for tilapia, but none of them was performed in biofloc technology (BFT) system, especially...

A corpus-based approach to understanding market access in fisheries and aquaculture international business research: A systematic literature review

Available online 9 July 2019
Cheryl Marie Cordeiro

Although fisheries and aquaculture studies might seem marginal to international business (IB) studies in general, fisheries and aquaculture IB (FAIB) management is currently facing increasing pressure...

Genetic diversity and population structure of the Chinese lake gudgeon (Sarcocheilichthys sinensis) using microsatellite markers

Available online 9 July 2019
Shuting Gu | Rongquan Wang | Chuanwu Li | Jiale Li | Yubang Shen

The Chinese lake gudgeon is a small benthopelagic freshwater fish. It is presently threatened by human activities and environmental factors in China. Understanding the genetic diversity and population...

Effect of the number of freeze-thaw cycles number on the quality of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei): An emphasis on moisture migration and microstructure by LF-NMR and SEM

Available online 28 June 2019
Weiqing Lan | Xiaoyu Hu | Xiaohong Sun | Xi Zhang | Jing Xie

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of the number of freeze-thaw (F-T) cycles on moisture migration, protein degradation, microstructure and quality in Litopenaeus vannamei. The...

Determining the biological zero for gonadal development razor clams Sinonovacula constricta (lamarck 1818) in Zhejiang, China

Available online 10 June 2019
Baobao Xue | Delong Meng | Hao Li | Wei Liang | Donghong Niu | Jiale Li | Heding Shen

The biological zero of gonadal development and the effective accumulated temperature of one and two-year-old razor clams Sinonovacula constricta (Lamarck 1818) were studied in Sanmen County, Zhejiang...

Comparison of juvenile growth of wild and hatchery-raised olive flounders Paralichthys olivaceus as examined by otolith microstructure

Available online 5 June 2019
Juri Yoo | Tae Won Lee | Keun-Hyung Choi

Fish stocking is a common practice for restocking wild populations of fishes, and the growth conditions of hatchery-raised fishes are a major key for successful recruitment. Yet, there are few studies...

Estimating blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) sustainable yield in the Indian Ocean using a data-poor approach

May 2019
Yuwei Fan | Zhe Geng | Jiangfeng Zhu | Xiaojie Dai | Kindong Richard

Blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) is a common bycatch species in the global tuna longline fishery. In this study, we applied a common data-poor approach, i.e., depletion-corrected average catch (DCAC)...

The potential of Hoplias malabaricus (Characiformes: Erythrinidae), a Neotropical carnivore, for aquaculture

May 2019
Marcos Daniel Renó Faria | Aderbal Cavalcante-Neto | Ivan Bezerra Allaman | Aline Dal’Olio Gomes | Renata Guimarães Moreira | Eric M. Hallerman | Alexandre Wagner Silva Hilsdorf

We describe key production-related traits of trahira (Hoplias malabaricus), an aquaculture candidate species, in a semi-intensive fish farming system. We quantified growth from hatch through grow-out...

Prokaryotic expression of goldfish Tgf2 transposase with optimal codons and its enzyme activity

May 2019
Xi Zhao | Ruirui Si | Mingjuan He | Xiayun Jiang | Shuming Zou

Tgf2 transposase (Tgf2-TPase), a hAT transposase from goldfish, plays an important role in fish transgenic applications. Previously, the production of the recombinant Tgf2-TPase protein required rigorous...

Molecular identification of oomycete species affecting aquaculture in Bangladesh

May 2019
Mohammad Nasif Sarowar | Md Jakir Hossain | Tahmina Nasrin | Tania Naznin | Zakir Hossain | Mohammad Matiur Rahman

Fish mycotic disease outbreaks occur due to infections with oomycete pathogens such as Saprolegnia spp. and Aphanomyces invadans, and cause large-scale fish production losses. Despite its negative impact...

Enhancing the immune response in the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus by addition of Chinese herbs Houttuynia cordata Thunb as a food supplement

May 2019
Huifeng Dang | Teng Zhang | Fan Yi | Shigen Ye | Juan Liu | Qiang Li | Hua Li | Ruijun Li

The Chinese herb Houttuynia cordata Thunb (abbreviated as HCT hereafter) has been widely used in human and livestock medical research. However, few studies have tested the effects of HCT in aquaculture...

Waste production in aquaculture: Sources, components and managements in different culture systems

May 2019
Akeem Babatunde Dauda | Abdullateef Ajadi | Adenike Susan Tola-Fabunmi | Ayoola Olusegun Akinwole

The intensification of aquaculture has emerged as a viable alternative for increasing aquaculture production due to competition that arose from the use of natural resources, such as land and water,...

Genes for sexual body size dimorphism in hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis sp. x Oreochromis mossambicus)

Available online 28 May 2019
Zi Yi Wan | Grace Lin | Genhua Yue

Tilapias are important aquaculture species. Male-biased sexual size dimorphism is very common and males are preferred for aquaculture in tilapia. However, the mechanisms underlying sexual dimorphism...

Management of China's capture fisheries: Review and prospect

Available online 27 May 2019
Shuolin Huang | Yuru He

Management of capture fisheries has been a perpetual problem facing all fisheries countries worldwide. This study first analyzes the features of China's capture fisheries, and points out that its management...

Inter-individual variation in trophic history of Dosidicus gigas, as indicated by stable isotopes in eye lenses

Available online 22 May 2019
Wei Xu | Xinjun Chen | Bilin Liu | Yong Chen | Mengyao Huan | Na Liu | Jingyuan Lin

Isotopic signatures have been extensively used to reconstruct marine organism trophic habitat over their lifetime. In this study, sequential stable isotopic values of δ13C and δ15N in eye lenses were...

Tilapia processing waste silage (TPWS): An alternative ingredient for Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) diets in biofloc and clear-water systems

Available online 17 May 2019
Joaquim da Rocha Soares Neto | Felipe de Azevedo Silva Ribeiro | Alex Augusto Gonçalves | Maurício Gustavo Coelho Emerenciano

The aim of this study was to evaluate the growth performance of Litopenaeus vannamei juveniles reared under biofloc and clear-water conditions fed with different inclusion levels of tilapia processing...

Somatostatin 4 regulates growth and modulates gametogenesis in zebrafish

Available online 17 May 2019
Chenchao Sui | Jie Chen | Jing Ma | Wenting Zhao | Adelino V.M. Canário | Rute S.T. Martins

Somatostatin (SST) plays important roles in growth and development. In teleost fishes six SST encoding genes (sst1 to sst6) have been identified although few studies have addressed their function. Here...

Identification and histopathological and pathogenicity analysis of Aeromonas salmonicida salmonicida from goldfish (Carassius auratus) in North China

Available online 1 May 2019
Shibo Jin | Songzhe Fu | Ruijun Li | Huifeng Dang | Dongxu Gao | Shigen Ye | Zhiqiang Jiang

In this study, bacterial pathogens were isolated from the liver, spleen, kidney, heart, and muscle of diseased goldfish (Carassius auratus) after a massive outbreak of disease in an aquaculture farm...

Effect of chicken haemoglobin powder on growth, feed utilization, immunity and haematological index of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)

Available online 28 April 2019
Guitao Ding | Songlin Li | An Wang | Naisong Chen

A 12-week feeding trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of replacing fish meal by chicken haemoglobin powder in largemouth bass diets. Four isonitrogenous (48%) and isolipidic (12%) diets were...

Community structure of benthic macroinvertebrates in reclaimed and natural tidal flats of the Yangtze River estuary

Available online 24 April 2019
Junzeng Xue | Jiqiang Yang | Qiong Wang | Richard B. Aronson | Huixian Wu

Previous studies have found differences between communities of benthic macroinvertebrates living in constructed tidal flats compared with natural ones. We analyzed the distributional characteristics...

Comparison of nitrate-removal efficiency and bacterial properties using PCL and PHBV polymers as a carbon source to treat aquaculture water

Available online 15 April 2019
Guozhi Luo | Zhiwei Hou | Luqi Tian | Hongxin Tan

Nitrate (NO3−) accumulation in recirculating aquaculture systems (RASs) with high stocking densities presents a problem for reared animals and the environment. The use of a biodegradable polymer as...

Providing refuges for adult Pacific lamprey Entosphenus tridentatus inside fishways

Available online 13 April 2019
Mary L. Moser | Matthew L. Keefer | Stephen C. Corbett | Kinsey E. Frick | Christopher C. Caudill | Sean C. Tackley

Fishways at hydroelectric dams are unnatural environments that typically present fish with channels of uniform depth, variable water velocity, and lack of cover. Fish retention and overall passage success...

A trap with light-emitting diode (LED) lights: Evaluating the effect of location and orientation of lights on the catch rate of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio)

Available online 8 April 2019
Khanh Q. Nguyen | Paul D. Winger

This study investigated the effect of installing underwater light-emitting diode (LED) lights in different locations (close and distant to the trap entrance) and orientations (normal and upside down...

Estimationof genetic parameters for juvenile growth performance traits in oliveflounder (Paralichthys olivaceus)

March 2019
Yangzhen Li | Bo Zhang | Yingming Yang | Songlin Chen

The aim of this study was to evaluate genetic parameters of growth traits for improving selective breeding in olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). A total of 82 full-sib families from 2 year-classes...

Effectiveness of stocking Sparus macrocephalus fry in situ in the East China Sea

March 2019
Qingsong Hu | Ning Bao | Hafiz Abdur Rahman | Yazhou Jiang | Shouyu Zhang | Jun Li | Jikang Shentu

The sea area surrounding Baishishan Island has abundant fishery resources because of its plentiful food and rocky reefs that provide refuge from predators. However, overfishing has occurred in many...

Full-length mRNA sequencing in Saccharina japonica and identification of carbonic anhydrase genes

March 2019
Yanhui Bi | Jiali Li | Zhigang Zhou

The carbonic anhydrases (CAs) are a group of enzymes that play an important role in the absorption and transportation of CO2 in Saccharina japonica. They are encoded by a superfamily of genes with seven...

Effects of dietary lysolecithin (LPC) on growth, apparent digestibility of nutrient and lipid metabolism in juvenile turbot Scophthalmus maximus L.

March 2019
Baoshan Li | Zheng Li | Yongzhi Sun | Shixin Wang | Bingshan Huang | Jiying Wang

An 8-week trial was conducted to investigate graded levels of dietary LPC on growth, apparent digestibility (ADs) of nutrients and lipid metabolism in juvenile turbot Scophthalmus maximus L. Five experimental...

Current status of research on aquaculture genetics and genomics-information from ISGA 2018

March 2019
Yubang Shen | Genhua Yue

The ISGA (International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture) is an important conference in the field of aquaculture genetics, which is held every three years. This year, the meeting was hosted by James...

In vivo effects of neomycin sulfate on non-specific immunity, oxidative damage and replication of cyprinid herpesvirus 2 in crucian carp (Carassius auratus gibelio)

March 2019
Penghui Sun | Fei Yu | Jianfei Lu | Minli Zhang | Hao Wang | Dan Xu | Liqun Lu

Neomycin belongs to the family of 2-deoxystreptamine-containing aminoglycoside antibiotics. It is widely used for bacterial infections, targeting most gram-negative and some gram-positive bacteria....

Transcriptome analysis of gill from Lateolabrax maculatus and aqp3 gene expression

Available online 30 March 2019
Yawei Shen | Yudong He | Yanhui Bi | Jianpeng Chen | Ziwei Zhao | Jun Li | Xiaowu Chen

The Lateolabrax maculatus is an important marine fish in China that can adapt to a wide range of water salinities. The gill is the main organ involved in fish osmoregulation and in this study, a cDNA...

Biological manipulation of eutrophication in West Yangchen Lake

Available online 23 March 2019
Chunfang Cai | Jie He | Wen Chen | Junbiao Zhang | Qianqian Wang | Xuehong Song | Yuantu Ye | Yongling Wang | Ping Wu | Xiamin Cao

This paper aims to share findings on nonclassical biomanipulation from a field study on eutrophic West Yangcheng (WY) Lake. In the forty years before 2009, cyanobacteria frequently bloomed in WY Lake,...

Vulnerability of inland and coastal aquaculture to climate change: Evidence from a developing country

Available online 16 March 2019
Md Monirul Islam | Aparna Barman | Goutam Kumar Kundu | Md Alamgir Kabir | Bijoya Paul

Developing countries, which contribute 90% of global aquaculture production, are considered global climate risk hotspots. However, no study focuses on measuring district- or sub-national-level aquaculture...

Changes in the phytoplankton community structure of the Backshore Wetland of Expo Garden, Shanghai from 2009 to 2010

Available online 15 March 2019
Xuemei Miao | Shaokun Wang | Mengqun Liu | Jie Ma | Jian Hu | Tianli Li | Lijing Chen

Phytoplankton community structure, abundance, and species' spatial and temporal distributions were examined for the Backshore Wetland of Expo Garden in Shanghai from September 2009 to August 2010. A...

Evaluation of cone fishways to facilitate passage of small-bodied fish

Available online 11 March 2019
Ivor G. Stuart | Timothy J. Marsden

Fishways are being provided more regularly than ever before and new designs are needed to provide passage for whole fish communities. Despite recent progress, fishways have frequently performed poorly,...

Achieving fish passage outcomes at irrigation infrastructure; a case study from the Lower Mekong Basin

Available online 6 February 2019
Lee J. Baumgartner | Chris Barlow | Martin Mallen-Cooper | Craig Boys | Tim Marsden | Garry Thorncraft | Oudom Phonekhampheng | Douangkham Singhanouvong | William Rice | Michael Roy | Lin Crase | Bethany Cooper

Irrigation infrastructure expansion threatens the diversity of freshwater fish worldwide. Irrigation infrastructure creates migration barriers which can block access to important nursery, feeding and...

Sex-biased gene discovery from the gonadal transcriptomes of the large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea)

January 2019
Junzhu Xiao | Kuan Cao | Yu Zou | Shijun Xiao | Zhiyong Wang | Mingyi Cai

The investigation of sex determination in fish is not only of great scientific value, but also has important practical significance, especially in fishes grown in aquaculture exhibiting obvious growth-related...

Genome-wide association study identifies loci for body shape in the large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea)

January 2019
Linsong Dong | Zhaofang Han | Ming Fang | Shijun Xiao | Zhiyong Wang

The large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea) is an important maricultured fish species in southeast China. Body shape is an important economic trait for this species, because consumers prefer to purchase...

Molecular aspects of eye development and regeneration in the Australian redclaw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus

January 2019
Tomer Ventura | Michael J. Stewart | Jennifer C. Chandler | Bronwyn Rotgans | Abigail Elizur | Alex W. Hewitt

The compound eye evolved over 500 million years ago and enables mosaic vision in most arthropod species. The molecular regulation of the development of the compound eye has been primarily studied in...

Uncovering the immunological repertoire of the carpet shell clam Ruditapes decussatus through a transcriptomic-based approach

January 2019
Frederico M. Batista | Allison M. Churcher | Manuel Manchado | Alexandra Leitão | Deborah M. Power

The grooved carpet-shell clam Ruditapes decussatus is native to the Northern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea and has a high commercial value. It is one of the main native bivalve species cultured in...

SuperSAGE digital expression analysis of differential growth rate in a European sea bass population

January 2019
Bruno Louro | Rute S.T. Martins | Patricia I.S. Pinto | Richard Reinhardt | Dirk-Jan de Koning | Adelino V.M. Canario | Deborah M. Power

One of the goals of the aquaculture industry is to understand and control growth associated traits through selective breeding. In the present study the molecular basis of growth heterogeneity in the...

Cloning of a microphthalmia-associated transcription factor gene and its functional analysis in nacre formation and melanin synthesis in Hyriopsis cumingii

November 2018
Jiexuan Shen | Dandan Huang | Chaohu Sun | Jiale Li | Zhiyi Bai

Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor (MITF) is an essential transactivator in melanin synthesis. To characterize the role of MITF in the pearl mussel Hyriopsis cumingii, the MITF homolog of...

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