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About 330,000 tons (300,000 kg) of krill per year are fished commercially, mostly for fish and animal feed. The largest single use is in aquaculture. Krill pigments are responsible for the pink color of salmon flesh, and krill-based feed is used extensively for farmed salmon as well as yellowtail and other fish.
Many pathogenic bacteria have developed resistance to antibiotics, particularly in environments where antibiotics are routinely used, such as hospitals and fish farms. (Massive amounts of antibiotics are often used in aquaculture to prevent infection in the fish and enhance their growth.) The continual presence of antibiotics in these environments selects for resistant bacteria, which reduces the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for medically important infections.
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The reproductive biology of the Sparidae is complex. Many species are hermaphroditic, changing from one sex to the other with growth, while others are simultaneously so. Most species spawn pelagic eggs but some deposit demersal eggs in nests. The larvae are pelagic. The Lethrinidae include a number of species that are protogynous hermaphrodites. Spawning aggregations have been reported for some species, with courtship commencing after sunset. Spawning for many species occurs at peaks around the new moon and also seasonally. Spawning is pelagic, as are the eggs and larvae. Pro-togynous hermaphroditism has also been reported for the Nemipteridae. Spawning, eggs, and larvae are also pelagic. The reproductive biology of the Polynemidae is largely unknown. These fishes appear to be pelagic spawners their eggs and larvae are pelagic. Although considerable effort has been devoted to the study of the eggs and larvae of the Sciaenidae (mainly for aquaculture purposes), surprisingly little is...
Many protostomes are consumed by humans, and as such they support major fisheries and traditional livelihoods. In 2001 protostomes such as shrimp, clams, squids, and lobsters represented over 26 of all marine fishery harvests. In addition, more than 13 million tons of these species were produced in aquaculture operations. Both wild harvests and captive production provide livelihoods for many humans, and these fisheries are often deeply rooted in the culture of coastal areas. For example, Cajun communities in the bayous of the Mississippi River may include generations of shrimpers, while the coast of Maine is dotted with communities that are culturally centered around the lobster fishery.
Humans will be the ultimate receivers of changes in marine ecosystem structure. An obvious direct concern would be the need to re-evaluate the use of our marine resources should climate change and our own activities threaten the supply of food. FAO projections for 2100 suggest that the amount of fish protein per capita would at best be similar to 1998 levels, and at worse about a third lower. Global change can reduce this even further. Improving our use of the 25 of the total fish catch that is discarded annually as by-catch is a priority, as may be the use of the landed catch. In this regard about 25 of the total fish landed is used for animal feeds, often inefficiently. For example the proportion offish meal supplies used for farming fish has risen from 10 in 1988 to 33 in 1997, both reflecting a trend towards farming carnivorous fish as well as the desire to increase the growth of non-carnivorous species. Such trends bring into question whether in the future fish farming will...
The creation of protected lagoons for resorts or aquaculture and associated eutrophication (nutrient pollution) of those areas have resulted in increased medusa populations in the Florida Keys and Mexico. The medusae are harmless to humans but can be irritating if they are handled.
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