John Nickum

In mid November the US Food and Drug Administration approved the first genetically engineered food animal, AquaBounty’s genetically engineered Atlantic salmon. more

Dec 22, 2015 11:19 AM Profiles

Clean water… few problems: Dirty water… nothing but problems more

Apr 17, 2015 2:50 PM Husbandry

Yellow Perch

Photo by Robert Colletta.

Many years ago, wild captured fish from the Great and Upper Mid-West Lakes provided all the perch needed for the 'Friday Night Fish Fry'. Now, supply can't meet demand, making the culture of yellow perch a priority for fish farmers. more

Oct 27, 2014 3:24 PM Research

Are administrators tempted to use their appropriated funds to implement personal priorities, rather than the priorities of Congress? Regular contributor John Nickum thinks they are. more

Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM News

Disinfecting eggs

Photo courtesy USFWS

Clean water, sufficient dissolved oxygen, and elimination of disease agents are paramount for successful hatchery operation. more

Jan 13, 2014 11:15 AM Husbandry


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