You are here: Home / Tags / Aquacultural and fisheries / All Categories

Tags: Aquacultural and fisheries

All Categories (61-80 of 253)

  1. Variations of some physiological and immunological parameters in Siberian sturgeon ( Acipenser baerii, Brandt, 1869) subjected to an acute stressor

    Contributor(s):: Eslamloo, K., Falahatkar, B.

    This study was carried out to investigate the effect of an acute stressor on the variation of some physiological and immunological parameters of Siberian sturgeon ( Acipenser baerii) juveniles. Fish, reared in 3 tanks for 10 weeks, were used for this study. The acute stress of fish consisted of 2...

  2. Aggressiveness and locomotion activity related to hatching time in Matrinxa, Brycon amazonicus (Spix and Agassiz, 1829)

    Contributor(s):: Souza, E. C. M. de, Silva, J. P. da, Villacorta-Correa, M. A., Carvalho, T. B.

    Since agonistic interaction has been a major obstacle for fish hatchery and represents great economic losses for fish farmers, aggressiveness during the different post-hatching stages of the matrinxa, Brycon amazonicus, is analyzed and compared. Each group of three larvae was observed at six...

  3. Linking risk taking and the behavioral and metabolic responses to confinement stress in gilthead seabream Sparus aurata

    Contributor(s):: Herrera, M., Castanheira, M. F., Conceicao, L. E. C., Martins, C. I.

    Risk taking and avoidance responses during confinement have been identified in a variety of species, including fish. In addition, differences in metabolic rate have also been attributed to divergent personalities, coping styles or behavioral types. In this study we disclose for the first time a...

  4. The effect of land based seal watching tourism on the haul-out behaviour of harbour seals ( Phoca vitulina) in Iceland

    Contributor(s):: Granquist, S. M., Sigurjonsdottir, H.

    The effect of land-based seal watching on the haul-out pattern of harbour seals ( Phoca vitulina) was investigated between June and August of 2008-2010 on Vatnsnes, NW Iceland. The results showed that the behaviour and spatial haul-out pattern of seals was affected by the tourists. In 2009 the...

  5. Use of conditioned place preference/avoidance tests to assess affective states in fish

    Contributor(s):: Millot, S., Cerqueira, M., Castanheira, M. F., Overli, O., Martins, C. I. M., Oliveira, R. F.

    Animal welfare has been defined as the balance between positive and negative experiences or affective states. Despite the growing evidence of complex cognitive abilities and the expression of affective states such as pain and fear, very little is known about ability to experience memory based...

  6. Attitudes toward animals: a study of Portuguese children

    Contributor(s):: Almeida, A., Vasconcelos, C., Strecht-Ribeiro, O.

    In this study we analyzed the attitudes toward different animals in 210 Portuguese children: 107 boys and 103 girls, aged between 8 and 10 years, attending the 3rd and 4th years of primary school. We used a questionnaire with two distinct parts. In the first part, the children were asked about...

  7. The impact of animal welfare advertising on opposition to the Canadian seal hunt and willingness to boycott the Canadian seafood industry

    Contributor(s):: Braunsberger, K.

    The purpose of this research was to measure and compare the initial and carryover effects of a video advertisement developed by an animal welfare organization, namely Harpseals. org. The ad was designed to educate the public about an egregious act against wildlife (i.e., the Canadian seal hunt),...

  8. The preference of 0+ and 2+ gilthead seabream Sparus aurata for coloured substrates or no-substrate

    Contributor(s):: Batzina, A., Sotirakoglou, K., Karakatsouli, N.

    A major component of animal welfare is to provide for the behavioural and psychological needs of captive animals. A means to estimate these needs is preference tests. However, what an animal chooses may not prove to be beneficial for its long-term health and welfare. The long-term effect (for...

  9. Behavioural responses of Argentine coastal dusky dolphins Lagenorhynchus obscurus to a biopsy pole system

    Contributor(s):: Loizaga de Castro, R., Hoelzel, A. R., Crespo, E. A.

  10. Effect of housing and husbandry practices on adrenocortical activity in captive Canada lynx ( Lynx canadensis)

    Contributor(s):: Fanson, K. V., Wielebnowski, N. C.

  11. Genetic differences for behaviour in juveniles from two strains of brown trout suggest an effect of domestication history

    Contributor(s):: Benhaim, D., Guyomard, R., Chatain, B., Quillet, E., Begout, M. L.

  12. Legal and ethical apprehensions regarding relational object. The case of genetically modified fish

    Contributor(s):: Coutellec, L., Doussan, I.

  13. New directions for zoo animal welfare science

    Contributor(s):: Whitham, J. C., Wielebnowski, N.

  14. The positional quality of life and death: a theory of human-animal relations in animism

    Contributor(s):: Praet, I.

  15. The time budget of Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) held in enriched tanks

    Contributor(s):: Nordgreen, J., Bjorge, M. H., Janczak, A. M., Hovland, A. L., Moe, R. O., Ranheim, B., Horsberg, T. E.

  16. Utilising spatial distribution in two-tank systems to investigate the level of aversiveness to crowding in farmed rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

    Contributor(s):: Laursen, D. C., Andersson, M. A., Silva, P. I. M., Petersson, E., Hoglund, E.

  17. HABRI Central Case Studies: Aquariums in Alzheimer's Care Facilities

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: HABRI Central

    When an aquarium is introduced into a care facility for people suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, staff and residents both find themselves with less to worry about.

  18. Shrimp Aquaculture and Aguadulce: A Broken Partnership

    Contributor(s):: Sylvia M. Bolanos, Richard Weisskoff (adviser)

    A socio-economic impact study was conducted in Aguadulce, Panama to analyze the viability of the shrimp aquaculture industry. Two visits in 2004 and 2010 document the changes the industry underwent through the use of a survey and interviews of knowledgeable informants. Interviews were conducted...

  19. Dolphin-Assisted Therapy for Children with Special Needs: A Pilot Study

    Contributor(s):: Dilts, Rachel, Trompisch, Norbert, Bergquist, Timothy M.

  20. Effects of Watching Aquariums on Elders' Stress

    Contributor(s):: DeSchriver, Mary M., Riddick, Carol Cutler