Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


Southern hake, Merluccius australis. (Photo: Mazu)

Breeding areas for southern hake under study

Click on the flag for more information about Chile CHILE
Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 03:10 (GMT + 9)

The Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) and i-Mar Centre of Los Lagos University have started a new research project on southern hake breeding areas.

The initiative, which will run for four years, is co-sponsored by the University of Los Lagos and the FDI and financed by the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FONDECYT).

The project, entitled Diversity of life-histories, connectivity and variability in the relative contribution of estuarine and coastal habitats to the SE Pacific population of Southern hake Merluccius australis is led by Edwin Niklitschek, from University of Lagos.

This scientific initiative will have the collaboration of the Fisheries Research Division of the IFOP through its departments of Technical Specialties, Fisheries Assessment and Direct Assessment.

The project seeks to increase the knowledge available about the use of nursery habitats, life cycle and migratory behaviour of this species in coastal waters of south- southern area. It also aims to assess whether overfishing and environmental changes observed during the last decades have caused changes in the use of different breeding habitats and their contribution to stock recruitment.

The initiative will use a set of advanced "geo -location" techniques based on natural markers (stable isotopes and metals) present in bone and muscle tissue, whose systematic validation will take up the first two years of the project. The focus in the next two years will fall on applying the techniques to answer questions.

In addition to the participation of experts from the IFOP in the project, the institute will contribute with information and oceanographic and biological fishery samples to be obtained through the monitoring programs of various fisheries and scientific research cruises that will be carried out by the IFOP between 2014 and 2017 in the area of study. This includes both the coastal ocean and inland waters of the south- southern area where the greatest abundance of juveniles in commercial catches is.

The access to samples of the historic collection of otoliths from the IFOP will be of particular value for the project, which will reconstruct the environmental history of the species in recent decades.


[email protected]
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United States
Jan 17, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
Blue Harvest Fisheries will have new President and CEO
Spain
Jan 17, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
Spain and Portugal defend recovery plan for Iberian sardine
Switzerland
Jan 17, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Friend of the Sea and fair-fish awarded Open Philanthropy Project grant
European Union
Jan 17, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Huge blow for EU seas as MEPs back disastrous technical measures
European Union
Jan 17, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
European Parliament calls for total ban on pulse fishing
Ecuador
Jan 17, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Lobster ban begins
United States
Jan 17, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Pacific Seafood receives highest BAP certification for its oysters
United States
Jan 16, 23:20 (GMT + 9):
Virginia seafood businessman accused of false crab labeling
Norway
Jan 16, 22:50 (GMT + 9):
Marine Harvest registers lower earnings in Q4 2017
United Kingdom
Jan 16, 22:20 (GMT + 9):
New Isle of Man scallop fishing regulation worries Scotland
Honduras
Jan 16, 21:50 (GMT + 9):
Shrimp and tilapia exports otilapia exceed USD 300 million
Norway
Jan 16, 20:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Marine Harvest ASA: Q4 2017 Trading update
United States
Jan 16, 11:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Bering Sea snow crab fishing underway
United Kingdom
Jan 16, 11:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - European parliament to decide future of pulse fishing
Philippines
Jan 16, 03:00 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Scientists cite solutions to arrest alarming fisheries decline



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Brussels and UK dispute over fishing quotas
United Kingdom Brussels is preparing to face any attempt by the UK Government to renegotiate fishing quotas in British waters during the two-year transition period after Brexit.
Swiss government bans cooking live lobsters in boiling water
Switzerland As part of its animal protection program, the Swiss government has decided to ban the practice of cooking live lobsters in boiling water. Otherwise, it established that the crustaceans should be stunned first and then killed.
Calming message given to sector involved in EU-Morocco fisheries agreement
Spain The General Secretary of Fisheries has tried to give a message of tranquility about the situation of the EU-Morocco fishing agreement, following the warning of a legal adviser to the European Court of Justice on its possible illegality.
Three pesticides put north-west coast salmon survival at risk
United States A document from the National Marine Fisheries Service states that three organophosphorus pesticides widely used in the United States endanger the survival and recovery of endangered salmon and killer whales.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2018 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER