Salmon Aquaculture Research Database

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3120 Assessing possible effects of fish-culture systems on fish swimming: the role of stability in turbulent flows

Fish are cultured in ponds, recirculating systems, raceways, and cages. Turbulence is associated with one or more of mechanisms to facilitate food accessibility, maintain adequate levels of oxygen, remove carbon dioxide, urinary and fecal wastes...

Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 37:297-305 2011
1095 Fatty acid profiles and fat contents of commercially important seawater and freshwater fish species of Turkey: A comparative study.

^The fat content and fatty acid compositions of edible muscle of commercially important seawater and freshwater fish species were investigated. The fatty acid compositions of seawater fish species were found to be 25.5-39.4% saturated (SFA), 13.2...

Food Chemistry, pp.217-223 2007 Commercial, Socio economic
1094 Fatty acid profiles of commercially important fish species from the Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Seas.

^The fat content and fatty acid compositions in the flesh of eight commercially important fish species from the seas of Turkey were evaluated. The fatty acid compositions of wild fish species ranged from 25.5% to 38.7% saturated (SFA), 13.2-27.0...

Food Chemistry, pp.1634-1638 2007 Commercial, Socio economic
1090 Pea protein concentrate substituting fish meal or soybean meal in diets for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)--Effect on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, carcass composition, gut health, and physical feed quality.

^The effect of pea protein concentrate in diets for Atlantic salmon on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, carcass composition, blood chemistry, histology of the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT), and physical feed quality was investigated. A...

Aquaculture, pp.305-311 2009 Fish Health/Nutrition
1089 Apparent total tract digestibility of unprocessed and extruded diets containing basic and autolyzed bacterial protein meal grown on natural gas in mink and rainbow trout.

^A study was conducted to compare coefficient of total tract apparent digestibility (CTTAD) of diets where high-quality (LT) fish meal (FM) were partly replaced with basic bacterial protein meal (BPM) and autolyzed bacterial protein meal (BPA) in...

Animal Feed Science and Technology, pp.237-251 2006 Fish Health/Nutrition
1088 Myostatin (MSTN) gene duplications in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Evidence for different selective pressure on teleost MSTN-1 and -2.

^Whereas the negative muscle regulator myostatin (MSTN) in mammals is almost exclusively expressed in the muscle by a single encoding gene, teleost fish possess at least two MSTN genes which are differentially expressed in both muscular and non-...

Gene, pp.159-169 2007 Genetics/Molecular
1087 Molecular cloning of the Atlantic salmon activin receptor IIB cDNA - Localization of the receptor and myostatin in vivo and in vitro in muscle cells.

^In mammals, the activin receptor type IIB (ActRIIB) binds with high affinity several members of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-[beta]) superfamily, including the negative muscle regulator myostatin (MSTN). In this study, an actRIIB...

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, pp.101-111 2007 Genetics/Molecular
1066 Evaluation of statistical models for genetic analysis of challenge-test data on ISA resistance in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Prediction of progeny survival.

^Using cross-sectional models, moderate to high heritabilities were estimated for ISA resistance both on the observable scale, using a linear model (0.21), and on the underlying scale, using a threshold model (0.32). Estimated test-day...

Aquaculture, pp.70-76 2007 Fish Health/Nutrition, Genetics/Molecular
1065 Positive genetic correlation between resistance to bacterial (furunculosis) and viral (infectious salmon anaemia) diseases in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

^A total of 237,085 individuals, from 2960 different full-sib families, from 11 year-classes, were tested for the bacterial disease furunculosis or viral infectious salmon anaemia (ISA). Challenge-testing for the two diseases was carried out on...

Aquaculture, pp.173-177 2007 Modeling
1397 Dopaminergic innervation of the rainbow trout pituitary and stimulatory effect of dopamine on growth hormone secretion in vitro.

^To elucidate which factors regulate growth hormone (GH) secretion in rainbow trout, dopaminergic innervation of the rainbow trout pituitary along with the action of dopamine in vitro, were studied. Brains with attached pituitaries were double-...

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, pp.355-364 2000 Genetics/Molecular
1396 Growth hormone inhibits growth hormone secretion from the rainbow trout pituitary in vitro.

^Growth hormone (GH) secretion in salmonids and other fish is under the control of a number of hypothalamic factors, but negative feed-back regulation by circulating hormones can also be of importance for the regulation of GH secretion. Mammalian...

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Endocrinology, pp.299-303 2000 Genetics/Molecular
1985 Partial cloning of constitutive and inducible nitric oxide synthases and detailed neuronal expression of NOS mRNA in the cerebellum and optic tectum of adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

Studies of different species have implicated nitric oxide (NO) synthase (NOS) in various physiological and pathological events. Three major NOS isoforms are present in the brain of mammals; endothelial NOS (eNOS), neuronal NOS (nNOS) and...

Molecular Brain Research, pp.38-49 2000 Genetics/Molecular
478 Pituitary gene expression of somatolactin, prolactin, and growth hormone during Atlantic salmon parr-smolt transformation.

Somatolactin (SL), prolactin (PRL) and growth hormone (GH) belong to the same family of adenohypophyseal hormones. In fish, these hormones have all been linked to several important physiological functions. During salmon smoltification, GH has an...

Aquaculture, pp.229-238 2003 Freshwater/Hatchery, Genetics/Molecular
2294 Casein Silage as Feed for Salmonids.

Three experiments were carried out to determine whether the protein source raw casein is acceptable in feed for salmonids and if an inexpensive and efficient method of preservation could be found. In the first experiment a preliminary evaluation...

Aquaculture, pp.233-252 1985 Fish Health/Nutrition
1064 Evaluation of statistical models for genetic analysis of challenge test data on furunculosis resistance in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Prediction of field survival.

^Challenge test data of Atlantic salmon for survival to Aeromonas salmonicida infection were used in genetic analyses, by defining survival as either a binary trait (test period survival), repeated measures of a binary trait (test-day survival),...

Aquaculture, pp.116-123 2006 Modeling
2580 The Production of One-Year Smolts and Prospects of Producing Zero-Smolts of Atlantic Salmon in Iceland Using Geothermal Resources.

The paper describes the rearing and growth rates of zero-age, one-year smolts and 400-gram smolts in Iceland using geothermal resources. The hatching and rearing regimes for accelerated smolts are compared with those for non-accelerated fish....

Aquaculture, pp.305-319 1985 Cultured, Freshwater/Hatchery
206 The genetic structure of salmon populations

Unique information on the characteristics of intra- and interpopulation genetic differentiation of various salmonids has been accumulated during the last 25 years, mostly be electrophoresis of protein polymorphisms, and more recently by DNA...

Altukhov, Y.P. and Salmenkova, E.A. Aquaculture, pp. 11-40 1991 Genetics/Molecular, Wild (Atlantic/Pacific)
211 Fisheries Production Statistics of British Columbia 1989

Fisheries production statistics of British Columbia in 1989.

BC Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food BC Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Aquaculture and Commercial Fisheries Branch, Commercial Fisheries Section 1991 Commercial, Socio economic, Wild (Atlantic/Pacific)
214 Environmental Monitoring Program for Marine Fish Farms

The marine finfish aquaculture sector has expanded rapidly in British Columbia during the past few years. Associated with this growth has been a need to identify and manage the impacts that salmon farms may have on the marine environment and its...

BC Ministry of Environment, Waste Management Branch, Water Management Branch BC Ministry of Environment, Waste Management Branch, Water Management Branch 1988 Nutrient Impacts, Organic Wastes, Regulations/Policy, Sediments, Waste/ Discharge, Water Quality
28 The effects of Heterosigma akashiwo on juvenile Oncorhynchus tshawytscha and its implications for fish culture

The effects of natural blooms of Heterosigma akashiwo on freshwater- and saltwater-acclimated juvenile Chinook salmon were assessed. Rates of fish mortality in the blooms were independent of acclimation of fish to seawater and the ambient oxygen...

Black, E.A., Whyte, J.N.C., Bagshaw, J.W. and Ginther, N.G. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, pp. 168-175 1991 Cultured, Fish Health/Nutrition, Water Quality
3088 Enhanced resistance to coldwater disease following feeding of probiotic bacterial strains to rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the causative agent of coldwater disease (CWD), also called rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS), and has a major impact on salmonid aquaculture worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of non-...

Burbank DR, Shah DH, LaPatra SE, Fornshell G, Cain, KD Aquaculture 321(3,4):185-190 2011 Cultured, Fish Health/Nutrition
124 Loch differential reproductive success of hatchery and wild summer-run steelhead under natural conditions

We compared the relative reproductive success of naturally spawning, summer-run hatchery and wild steelhead trout Salmo gairdneri by electrophoretic examination of juveniles for a specific genetic marker. The success of hatchery fish in producing...

Chilcote, M.W., Leider, S.A.and Loch, J.J. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, pp. 726-735 1986 Cultured, Enhancement, Freshwater/Hatchery, Genetics/Molecular, Spawning, Wild (Atlantic/Pacific)
241 A review of genetic variation in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L, and its importance for stock identification, enhancement programs and aquaculture

The increasing exploitation of Atlantic salmon as a food source and sport fish demands a better understanding of salmon genetics and the dynamics of Atlantic salmon populations. Surveys of salmon populations for protein electrophoretic variation...

Davidson, W. S., Birt, T.P. and Green, J.M. Journal of Fish Biology, pp. 547 - 560 1989 Enhancement, Genetics/Molecular
150 The reproductive containment of genetically altered salmonids

Genetically altered fish may be categorized according to the process by which they became genetically altered vis-

Donaldson, E.M., Devlin, R.H., Solar, I.I. and Piferrer, F. Genetic Conservation of Salmonid Fishes, pp. 113-129 1993 Fish Escapes, Genetics/Molecular, Spawning, Wild/Farmed Interaction