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ASC, FEAP partnership to raise the profile of EU aquaculture

Apr 28, 2022 — The organizations joined forces to improve the aquaculture sector in Europe and ensure it is better recognized at a political level.

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USDA opens aquaculture research grant opportunity

Apr 27, 2022 — The program aims to support the development of an environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the U.S. and generate new science-based information.

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Seaweed training center opens in the UK

Apr 26, 2022 — The Seaweed Academy will offer advice to startups, train workers and share the latest research to help businesses develop.

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Federal court overturns salmon farms phase-out in the Discovery Islands

Apr 26, 2022 — Four salmon farmers applied for a judicial review and the Canadian Federal Court has now said that the decision of the Minister will be set aside. 

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ASC updates shrimp standard, adds RAS module

Apr 25, 2022 — ASC added freshwater crayfish and shrimp to the Shrimp Standard and developed a RAS module, which includes new requirements that apply specifically to RAS farms.

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Hormone therapy treats reproductive dysfunctions in farmed fish

Apr 25, 2022 — A new methodology induces the early stages of gametogenesis and achieves the production of high-quality eggs and larvae in flathead grey mullet. 

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Cermaq RAS expert appointed professor at Nord University

Apr 22, 2022 — Bendik Fyhn Terjesen will teach undergradute and graduate students and will also develop courses for fish farming companies.

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American Aquafarms salmon farm rejected due to egg sourcing concerns

Apr 22, 2022 — The source of Atlantic salmon proposed by American Aquafarms, AquaBounty of Newfoundland, Canada, did not meet the criteria for a “Qualified Source/Hatchery”, Maine authorities said.

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AquaBounty breaks ground on state-of-the-art, RAS salmon farm in Ohio

Apr 20, 2022 — The project is expected to cost $290-$320 million with Innovasea designing the RAS technology. 

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New toolset to detect and monitor DIV1 in shrimp

Apr 19, 2022 — Genics developed new real-time PCR assays for the emerging pathogen DIV1 to mitigate disease risk and increase biosecurity awareness of the global shrimp industry.

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Hendrix Genetics, Coraqua partner for locally grown trout eggs in Peru

Apr 14, 2022 — By growing Troutlodge stocks from egg to mature broodstock in Chichillapi, the eggs will be grown their entire life cycle in the unique conditions of the high Andean area.

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EU proposes second package of measures to support aquaculture hit by war

Apr 14, 2022 — The second package would allow for additional crisis measures to support the EU fishery and aquaculture sectors in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Novel patented diagnostic tool for WSSV to boost shrimp farming

Apr 13, 2022 — The new tool has high specificity and sensitivity, early detection from hemolymph, highly reproducible results with a time-to-result of only 20 minutes.

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BAP finalizes new hatchery standard

Apr 5, 2022 — The issue will go into effect on April 4, 2023 and includes new requirements related to food safety, worker safety, water quality, effluent monitoring and traceability.

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Hendrix Genetics expands its shrimp breeding network to India

Apr 1, 2022 — The company and Sapthagiri Hatcheries will jointly establish a broodstock multiplication center in Andhra Pradesh for the benefit of the Indian shrimp industry.

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EU activates crisis measures to financially support the aquaculture sector

Mar 31, 2022 — The crisis mechanism will bring immediate relief to operators of the aquaculture sector through financial compensation for their economic losses and additional costs in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Strategic alliance for intelligent tilapia farming

Mar 30, 2022 — Regal Springs® AG and aquaManager are joining forces to accelerate the development of digital automation to enhance the predictability and productivity of eco-friendly, sustainable fish farming.

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Fish traits can be influenced by feeds

Mar 29, 2022 — New research shows how epigenetics may be highly relevant to the aquaculture industry.

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What’s the best selection strategy for carcass yield in trout?

Mar 29, 2022 — A simulation study found that the optimum approach to improving carcass yield is a combination of genomic and indirect selection.

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Salmon Evolution completes first smolt release

Mar 28, 2022 — The company completed the first smolt stocking at its ground-breaking land-based salmon farming facility at Indre Harøy.

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