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International project to develop new technologies for RAS fish hatcheries

Oct 29, 2021 — HatcheryMatch aims to develop and prototype four technologies to improve the precision, accuracy and efficiency of the available technology for recirculating marine fish hatchery systems. 

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Is co-feeding dry and live feed possible in first-feeding gilthead seabream?

Oct 29, 2021 — A team of Greek researchers, together with BioMar and Selonda, found that introducing dry feed in first-feeding gilthead seabream larvae did not affect larval performance.

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Mowi temporarily closes salmon hatchery in Canada

Oct 27, 2021 — The decision is a direct result of the liberal government’s decision to cancel salmon farming licenses in the Discovery Islands, the company said.

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Greater amberjack hatchery to be built in Spain

Oct 26, 2021 — The RAS hatchery, powered with solar energy and with a production capacity of 5 million fry, is part of a vertically integrated project operated by ThreeTimes.

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AquaMaof to build RAS salmon facility in Sweden

Oct 26, 2021 — The RAS facility will initially produce 2,000 tons of salmon annually, with plans for capacity to be increased to 6,000 tons in the future.

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GenoMar to supply genetically improved tilapia in Colombia

Oct 25, 2021 — The company established a joint venture, GenoMar Genetics Colombia, together with Agroavícola Sanmarino, that will have the first products on the market during Q4, 2022.

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Entobel, AquaBIO5 Group partner to develop insect-derived products for early-stage aquafeeds

Oct 25, 2021 — The companies will develop pathogen-free products for early-stage shrimp and fish with a strong focus on digestibility, growth and survival by increasing immunity, water quality and responsible farming.

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Scottish Sea Farms to deliver first home-grown eggs

Oct 21, 2021 — The company, together with AquaGen, selected salmon grown at its own marine farms in Scotland for improved resistance to gill health challenges and maximize fish welfare at sea.

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New Zealand researchers to develop mussel spat counting method

Oct 19, 2021 — A digital imaging platform aims to be part of the solution to secure quality spat supply to boost New Zealand GreenshellTM Mussel industry.

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Can bacteria improve microalgae productivity in bivalve hatcheries?

Oct 19, 2021 — A team of Peruvian researchers identified several bacteria strains that improve microalgae production without affecting mollusk larval rearing. 

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Skretting optimizes Vietnamese shrimp production through intensive farming program

Oct 18, 2021 — The program is a sustainable shrimp farming model from seeding to harvest and has been specifically designed to maintain biosecurity to minimize disease risks for Vietnamese farmers.

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AquaMaof appoints salmon R&D specialist

Oct 18, 2021 — John F. Taylor’s extensive expertise in salmon research will be applied to AquaMaof’s facility operation and design as well as its R&D capability.

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Digital aquaculture innovator raises $7 million from Rabobank and Aqua-Spark

Oct 14, 2021 — Ecto plans to use the investment to advance its leading position in the market for digital decision support tools for aquaculture.

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Ace Aquatec appoints first CFO

Oct 13, 2021 — Duncan Montgomery joins the firm after a stellar year of growth and expansion at Ace Aquatec in key global markets.

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Cargill signs RAS feed partnership with Salmon Evolution

Oct 13, 2021 — Cargill will supply 100% of Salmon Evolution’s feed volumes for the Norwegian Indre Harøy facility and invested $5 million in Salmon Evolution through a private placement.

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Genetic analysis reveals differences in mate choice between wild and hatchery coho salmon

Oct 12, 2021 — Researchers aim to improve Coho mating strategies in hatcheries to reduce the impact of hatchery-spawned fish on wild populations. 

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Call for funding research to advance aquaculture hatchery technologies - US

Oct 12, 2021 — The U.S. National Sea Grant College Program announced two federal funding opportunities to advance juvenile production technologies and early stage propagation strategies.

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Aussie study to deliver biosecurity boost to the shrimp industry

Oct 8, 2021 — A new Australian research project will help the industry better understand the viruses’ impact on shrimp farming and develop better ways to manage shrimp breeding stocks.

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INVE unveils breakthrough rotifer substitution feed line

Oct 7, 2021 — The company developed a new feed line and protocol that reduces live rotifer diets by at least 50% in marine fish hatcheries.

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CAT appoints Alan Tinch

Oct 4, 2021 — The Center for Aquaculture Technologies appointed Alan Tinch as vice president of genetics to lead the development and commercialization of genome editing and other next-generation breeding technologies for use in aquaculture.

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