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  1. Research article

    Effects of water physico-chemical parameters on tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) growth in earthen ponds in Teso North Sub-County, Busia County

    Small-scale fish farmers in developing countries are faced with challenges owing to their limited information on aquaculture management. Nile tilapia farmers in Teso North Sub-County recorded lower yields than...

    Agano J. Makori, Paul O. Abuom, Raphael Kapiyo, Douglas N. Anyona and Gabriel O. Dida

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:30

    Published on: 15 November 2017

  2. Short report

    Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Mauritian sardinella, Sardinella jussieu (Lacepède, 1803), collected in the Banten Bay, Indonesia

    Fishes in genus Sardinella are small pelagic species, which plays an important role in marine ecosystem as the first consumer. Those species are also commercially important, whose total catch reaches 278,600 tons...

    Sinar Pagi Sektiana, Sapto Andriyono and Hyun-Woo Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:26

    Published on: 23 October 2017

  3. Research article

    New record of an economic marine alga, Ahnfeltiopsis concinna, in Korea

    An economic marine alga, which is considered to be an important source of carrageenan, was collected from Jindo of the southern coast of Korea. This species shares the vegetative and female reproductive featur...

    Pil Joon Kang and Ki Wan Nam

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:25

    Published on: 13 October 2017

  4. Research article

    Effects of different algae in diet on growth and interleukin (IL)-10 production of juvenile sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus

    The experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of different algae in diet on growth, survival, and interleukin-10 productions of sea cucumber. At first, a 9-week feeding trail was conducted to evaluat...

    Md Anisuzzaman, Jeong U-Cheol, Jin Feng, Choi Jong-Kuk, Kabery Kamrunnahar, Lee Da-In, Yu Hak Sun and Kang Seok-Joong

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:24

    Published on: 5 October 2017

  5. Research article

    Characterization and expression profiles of aquaporins (AQPs) 1a and 3a in mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis after experimental challenges

    Two distinct cDNAs encoding aquaporins (mmAQPs 1a and 3a) were isolated and characterized from mud loach Misgurnus mizolepis. The identified mud loach AQP cDNAs encode for polypeptides of 260 and 302 amino acids....

    Sang Yoon Lee, Yoon Kwon Nam and Yi Kyung Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:23

    Published on: 27 September 2017

  6. Research article

    Protective effects of alginate-free residue of sea tangle against hyperlipidemic and oxidant activities in rats

    The antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant activities of dietary supplementation of sea tangle from Goseong and the alginate-free residue of sea tangle were investigated in Sprague Dawley rats treated with a high-...

    Mi-Jin Yim, Grace Choi, Jeong Min Lee, Soon-Yeong Cho and Dae-Sung Lee

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:22

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  7. Research article

    Evaluation of visible fluorescent elastomer tags implanted in marine medaka, Oryzias dancena

    The aim of this study was to assess visible implant fluorescent elastomer (VIE) tagging and stress response in marine medaka, Oryzias dancena. The experimental fish were anesthetized individually and marked with ...

    Jae Hyun Im, Hyun Woo Gil, In-Seok Park, Cheol Young Choi, Tae Ho Lee, Kwang Yeol Yoo, Chi Hong Kim and Bong Seok Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:21

    Published on: 13 September 2017

  8. Research article

    Taurine supplementation in diet for olive flounder at low water temperature

    The objective of this study was to examine the effect of dietary supplementation of taurine for juvenile olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) at low water temperature (16.4 ± 0.36 °C). Fish meal (FM)-based die...

    Joo-Min Kim, G. H. T. Malintha, G. L. B. E. Gunathilaka, Chorong Lee, Min-Gi Kim, Bong-Joo Lee, Jeong-Dae Kim and Kyeong-Jun Lee

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:20

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  9. Research article

    Appropriate feeding for early juvenile stages of eunicid polychaete Marphysa sanguinea

    Survival rate (SR) and growth rate (GR) were tested with various feed sources to identify an appropriate feed to improve the productivity in the early life stage of the rock worm Marphysa sanguinea (Montagu, 1813...

    Kyeong Hun Kim, Byoung Kwon Kim, Sung Kyun Kim, War War Phoo, B. A. Venmathi Maran and Chang-Hoon Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:19

    Published on: 31 August 2017

  10. Research article

    The short-term effects of elevated CO2 and ammonium concentrations on physiological responses in Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta)

    Ocean acidification (OA) and coastal eutrophication affect coastal marine organisms. We studied the physiological responses of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) to increased concentrations ...

    Jin Woo Kang, Cicilia Kambey, Zhou Shen, Yufeng Yang and Ik Kyo Chung

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:18

    Published on: 16 August 2017

  11. Research article

    Circadian rhythm of melatonin secretion and growth-related gene expression in the tiger puffer Takifugu rubripes

    Somatostatin (SS) and growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) are primary factors regulating growth hormone (GH) secretion in the pituitary. To date, it remains unknown how this rhythm is controlled endogenous...

    Byeong-Hoon Kim, Sung-Pyo Hur, Sang-Woo Hur, Yuki Takeuchi, Akihiro Takemura and Young-Don Lee

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:17

    Published on: 8 August 2017

  12. Research article

    Molecular detection of Kudoa septempunctata (Myxozoa: Multivalvulida) in sea water and marine invertebrates

    The exportation of cultured olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) in Korea has been recently decreasing due to the infections with a myxozoan parasite Kudoa septempunctata, and there is a strong demand for stri...

    Alagesan Paari, Chan-Hyeok Jeon, Hye-Sung Choi, Sung-Hee Jung and Jeong-Ho Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:16

    Published on: 2 August 2017

  13. Short report

    Supplemental effects of biofloc powder on growth performance, innate immunity, and disease resistance of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei

    An 8-week feeding trial was conducted to study the effect of dietary supplementation of a biofloc powder on growth performance and non-specific immune response of Litopenaeus vannamei. Seven experimental diets we...

    Chorong Lee, Soohwan Kim, Se-Jin Lim and Kyeong-Jun Lee

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:15

    Published on: 25 July 2017

  14. Research article

    Physical and functional properties of tunicate (Styela clava) hydrolysate obtained from pressurized hydrothermal process

    In this study, marine tunicate Styela clava hydrolysate was produced by an environment friendly and green technology, pressurized hot water hydrolysis (PHWH) at different temperatures (125–275 °C) and pressure 50...

    Hee-Jeong Lee, Sol-Ji Chae, Periaswamy Sivagnanam Saravana and Byung-Soo Chun

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:14

    Published on: 19 July 2017

  15. Research article

    Postmortem changes in physiochemical and sensory properties of red snow crab (Chionoecetes japonicus) leg muscle during freeze storage

    In order to evaluate the maximal storable period of the raw crab for a non-thermal muscle separation, the quality changes of the leg meat of red snow crab (Chionoecetes japonicus) during freeze storage were inves...

    Joon-Young Jun, Min-Jeong Jung, Dong-Soo Kim, In-Hak Jeong and Byoung-Mok Kim

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:13

    Published on: 18 July 2017

  16. Research article

    Biochemical changes and drug residues in ascidian Halocynthia roretzi after formalin–hydrogen peroxide treatment regimen designed against soft tunic syndrome

    Soft tunic syndrome (STS) is a protozoal disease caused by Azumiobodo hoyamushi in the edible ascidian Halocynthia roretzi. Previous studies have proven that combined formalin–hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) bath is eff...

    Ji-Hoon Lee, Ju-Wan Kim, Yun-Kyung Shin, Kyung-Il Park and Kwan Ha Park

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:12

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  17. Research article

    Molecular cloning of metal-responsive transcription factor-1 (MTF-1) and transcriptional responses to metal and heat stresses in Pacific abalone, Haliotis discus hannai

    Metal-responsive transcription factor-1 (MTF-1) is a key transcriptional regulator playing crucial roles in metal homeostasis and cellular adaptation to diverse oxidative stresses. In order to understand cellu...

    Sang Yoon Lee and Yoon Kwon Nam

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:9

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  18. Research article

    Oxidative stress and non-specific immune responses in juvenile black sea bream, Acanthopagrus schlegelii, exposed to waterborne zinc

    Juvenile black sea bream, Acanthopagrus schlegelii, were exposed to waterborne zinc (Zn) at concentrations of 0, 200, and 400 μg/L, at temperatures of 18 or 26 °C for 4 weeks. Superoxide dismutase (SOD) activitie...

    Jun-Hwan Kim, Hee-Ju Park, Kyeong-Wook Kim and Ju-Chan Kang

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:11

    Published on: 30 June 2017

  19. Short report

    Effect of dietary protein and lipid level on growth, feed utilization, and muscle composition in golden mandarin fish Siniperca scherzeri

    A feeding trial was designed to assess the effects of dietary protein and lipid content on growth, feed utilization efficiency, and muscle proximate composition of juvenile mandarin fish, Siniperca scherzeri. Six...

    Zohreh Sankian, Sanaz Khosravi, Yi-Oh Kim and Sang-Min Lee

    Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017 20:7

    Published on: 12 May 2017

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