Millions of people enjoy seafood. But achieving food security remains a significant and ongoing challenge for society.
A highly opportunistic group of parasites called microsporidians can live within the cells of a wide range of host organisms - including humans.
My last post described how both the UK (Cefas) and France (Ifremer) have been tagging sea bass with electronic data storage tags (DSTs). We’re doing this to learn about their behaviour and migration patterns.
Alternative metrics reveal the Cefas research that has received the most online attention during the past year.
Cefas, working in partnership with the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA), has just completed an extensive monitoring programme to assess the impact of sewage and industrial effluent discharged into Kuwait’s marine environment.
In a series of blog posts we will be showcasing some of the science recently published by Cefas scientists.
We've seen many shellfish disease events in 2013 and 2014, and below is a summary listed by species.
Mortalities in populations of edible cockles (Cerastoderma edule) have been reported across Europe in the past two decades from Spain, Portugal, France, Sweden and the Wadden Sea. Why are they happening?
The Environment Agency (EA) National Fisheries Services are leading the way in the UK developing tools and techniques to contain, control and eradicate high risk invasive non-native fish species.
The Pacific oyster is a popular aquaculture species, and I'm monitoring its distribution in Southampton and Poole.