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Recent Aquaculture and Fisheries Articles

Recently published articles from Aquaculture and Fisheries.

Probiotics in shellfish aquaculture

Available online 9 January 2020
Einar Ringø

The shellfish aquaculture industry has dramatically developed during the last two decades. However, this development has, in some cases, resulted in environmental degradation, emergence of diseases...

Assessment of faunal communities and habitat use within a shallow water system using non-invasive BRUVs methodology

Available online 7 January 2020
Henriette M.V. Grimmel | Robert W. Bullock | Simon L. Dedman | Tristan L. Guttridge | Mark E. Bond

Seagrass and mangrove habitats have long been established as critical for diverse species at various life-stages, particularly as nursery grounds. However, despite their intrinsic and environmental...

Estimation of heritabilities of disease resistance to Edwardsiella tarda and genetic correlations between resistance and growth traits in Chinese tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis)

Available online 6 January 2020
Ming Li | Yingming Yang | Weiwei Zheng | Zhongming Li | Jiayu Cheng | Yangzhen Li

Chinese tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis) is an important marine flatfish which is widely cultured in coastal areas in China. Infectious bacterial diseases such as Edwardsiella tarda imposed serious...

The cold resistant activities of multi-domain type III antifreeze proteins from Antarctic eelpout Lycodichths dearborni revealed by transgenic tobaccos

Available online 25 December 2019
Qiao Huang | Ruiqin Hu | Hui zhu | Changlian Peng | Liangbiao Chen

Type III antifreeze proteins (AFPIIIs) are small globular proteins that found in some polar fishes function to protect organisms from freezing damage. The transgenic expression of AFPs holds great promise...

Influences of at-sea fishery monitoring on science, management, and fleet dynamics

Available online 24 December 2019
Jacob P. Kritzer

Fisheries are complex systems comprised of scientific, management, fishing fleet, and ecological sub-systems. Although the composition, behavior, and functions of these sub-systems vary considerably,...

Hydrodynamic performance and structural response characteristics of the double-slotted vertical cambered V-Type otter board

Available online 18 December 2019
Wenhua Chu | Gang Chen | Xuchang Ye | Xiufang Cui

Vertical cambered V-type otter boards are widely used in large and medium-sized trawlers for their good stability and adaptability to various water layers. However, limited numerical studies on the...

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

November 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...

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

November 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...

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

November 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...

Somatostatin 4 regulates growth and modulates gametogenesis in zebrafish

November 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...

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)

November 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...

Transcriptome analysis of gill from Lateolabrax maculatus and aqp3 gene expression

November 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...

Eye location, cranial asymmetry, and swimming behavior of different variants of Solea senegalensis

Available online 29 November 2019
Jubin Xing | Zhonghe Ke | Liping Liu | Chenhong Li | Xiaoling Gong | Baolong Bao

Many flatfish species, such as Scophthalmus maximus, Paralichthys olivaceus, Solea senegalensis, are extensively cultured worldwide. In flatfishes, eye migration varies among different species and even...

Identification and modulation of expression of a TNF receptor superfamily member 25 homologue in grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)

Available online 28 November 2019
Xingxing Cheng | Xinyu Jiang | Yunjie Song | Jingduo Gao | Yujie Xue | Zeinab Hassan | Qian Gao | Jun Zou

The TNF receptor superfamily member 25 (TNFRSF25) is part of the tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily and contains a typical death domain. It is also known as DR3, TRAMP, LARD, WSL-1, Apo-3 and...

Evaluating multispecies survey designs using a joint species distribution model

Available online 27 November 2019
Chongliang Zhang | Binduo Xu | Ying Xue | Yiping Ren

Survey designs should be efficient as marine survey programs are usually expensive and time-consuming; however, surveys have rarely been evaluated for multiple species. In the present study, we evaluated...

Sex reversal and the androgenic gland (AG) in Macrobrachium rosenbergii: A review

Available online 27 November 2019
Kianann Tan | Huigong Jiang | Donghuo Jiang | Weimin Wang

The male giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) generally exhibit faster growth rates compared to females of similar age. Consequently, the practice of culturing monosex (all-male) prawn...

The influence of quality characteristics of aquatic products on its price determination in China-A case of salmon products in supermarkets of Shanghai

Available online 26 November 2019
Ya Du | Xiaobo Lou | Taro Oishi | Yiyang Liu

The relationship between salmon prices and attributes were explored using the samples collected in supermarkets in Shanghai, China. The results showed that the price of the salmon did not have a significant...

Effect of partial and complete replacement of soybean with discarded cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale L) on liver and stomach histology of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822)

Available online 22 November 2019
Emmanuel O. Ogueji | Stanley C. Iheanacho | Christian E. Mbah | Abubakar J. Yaji | Uchenna Ezemagu

The need for replacement of highly priced soybean meal (SM) in fish diets with unconventional plant materials has become imperative for the sustainability of aquaculture production. This study addressed...

Fish assemblages in protected seagrass habitats: Assessing fish abundance and diversity in no-take marine reserves and fished areas

Available online 12 November 2019
Rhiannon S. Kiggins | Nathan A. Knott | Tristan New | Andrew R. Davis

Marine reserves are an important management tool for conserving local biodiversity and protecting fragile ecosystems such as seagrass that provide significant ecological functions and services to people...

Mapping fisheries hot-spot and high-violated fishing areas in professional and recreational small-scale fisheries

Available online 11 November 2019
Dimitrios K. Moutopoulos | George Katselis | George Prodromitis | Constantin Koutsikopoulos

The present study deals with the monitoring for a real implementation of management policies in marine environments and the potential conflicts between professional and recreational fishery in the coastal...

Fisheries monitoring: Perspectives from the United States

Available online 6 November 2019
Robert Boenish | Daniel Willard | Jacob P. Kritzer | Kathleen Reardon

Fisheries monitoring in the United States exists in many forms and serves many functions due to geographically varying objectives, practices, technology, institutional structures, and funding. In the...

Using Bayesian Bio-economic model to evaluate the management strategies of Ommastrephes bartramii in the Northwest Pacific Ocean

Available online 6 November 2019
Jinli Liu | Wei Yu | Luoliang Xu | Xinjun Chen | Wenjiang Guan | Gang Li

The neon flying squid (Ommastrephes bartramii) in the Northwest Pacific Ocean is one economically important cephalopod, largely exploited by squid jigging fleets from Chinese Mainland, Japan, and Chinese...

An evaluation of the effects of sample size on estimating length composition of catches from tuna longline fisheries using computer simulations

Available online 10 October 2019
Jiaqi Wang | Luoliang Xu | Bai Li | Siquan Tian | Yong Chen

Length composition analysis can provide insights into the dynamics of a fish population. Accurate quantification of the size structure of a population is critical to understand the status of a fishery...

Management of China's capture fisheries: Review and prospect

September 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...

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

September 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...

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

September 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...

Biological manipulation of eutrophication in West Yangchen Lake

September 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

September 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

September 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...

Comparison of gene expression responses of zebrafish larvae to Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection by static immersion and caudal vein microinjection

Available online 17 September 2019
Xinya Guo | Ce Ji | Xuan Du | Jianfeng Ren | Yao Zu | Weiming Li | Qinghua Zhang

The innate immune response can be activated by infection via different routes. Zebrafish provide a useful infection model for studying inflammation and the innate immune response. We investigated the...

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...

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,...

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...

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