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Global Seafood Alliance unveils new brand identity

Sep 14, 2021 — The rebranding follows the merger of the Global Seafood Assurances with the Global Aquaculture Alliance into the Global Seafood Alliance.

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Benchmark Genetics appoints applied genetics consultant

Sep 14, 2021 — Adrian Antonsen will join the company’s core genetics team to strengthen its external consultancy services.

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RPS Biologiques receives approval for fish health product in Canada

Sep 13, 2021 — The approval of Puralyze™, a plant-based immersive bath for maintaining the optimal health of fish, in Canada is expected to help fast-track its approval in international aquaculture markets.

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Public input sought on new issue of BAP Hatchery Standard

Sep 9, 2021 — Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0 is now available for public comment ending on November 8.

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Kenya to develop its first aquaculture data management platform

Sep 7, 2021 — Funded by the Open Society Foundations, the online platform will host an array of integrated aquaculture data sourced from government, private sector, research institutions and other stakeholders.

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GenoMar delivers first tilapia fingerlings from its new hatchery to the Vietnamese market

Sep 7, 2021 — Biosecurity, all-year-round production and superior genetics are the company’s key points to support the development of a sustainable tilapia industry in the region.

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International project accelerates shrimp growth through genetics

Sep 6, 2021 — Ecuadorean company Biogemar, together with Spanish researchers, improved shrimp growth to 2.5-3.2 grams per week, higher rates than the average 1.5 grams of this species in Ecuador.

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Grobest Group, Universal Aquaculture to develop world’s first functional performance shrimp feed for RAS

Sep 3, 2021 — Grobest will develop a next-generation feed that is tailored for UniAqua’s proprietary Hybrid Biological Recirculating System™ to facilitate all its technological advances.

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Mowi stocks first ballan wrasse from Anglesey hatchery

Sep 3, 2021 — The first ballan wrasse reared at Mowi’s Anglesey hatchery in Wales has been delivered to Mowi’s seawater farms. 

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Reducing tilapia losses through vaccine development in Zambia

Sep 2, 2021 — A new project in Zambia aims to reduce aquaculture losses due to fish mortality with a multivalent vaccine.

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ASC consultation on new requirements to improve welfare of farmed fish

Sep 1, 2021 — ASC is consulting the public on new requirements to improve the welfare of farmed fish that take advantage of new developments and research to cover issues including water quality, stocking density and slaughter.

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Philippines to adopt intensive tilapia hatchery technology

Sep 1, 2021 — The country is testing intensive tilapia hatchery techniques to create a model hatchery that can boost production at minimum costs.

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British project seeks to sharpen up cleaner fish vaccinations

Aug 31, 2021 — The project will explore the range of factors that determine the best possible conditions for delivering vaccinations against Aeromonas salmonicida at the hatchery stage.

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How to optimize costs and performance in greater amberjack hatcheries

Aug 31, 2021 — A team of Spanish researchers tested different feeding strategies in greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) larvae with the aim of reducing the use of Artemia and reduce the cost of production.

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Minnesota to test yellow perch in RAS

Aug 31, 2021 — A new US project plans to raise yellow perch in RAS and develop and distribute a guide for producers on how to raise yellow perch and describes best practices and cost estimates for production in RAS.

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Arctic Fish expands salmon hatchery in Iceland

Aug 31, 2021 — After the expansion, designed and installed by Eyvi AS, the hatchery’s annual breeding capacity will be about 1,000 tons of smolt.

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Aller Aqua’s carbon footprint labeling verified for its fish feeds

Aug 27, 2021 — The company is the world’s first fish feed company verified in CO2-labelling of its fish feed products for its three EU factories.

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Triploid farmed salmon not as robust as expected

Aug 26, 2021 — A new study found that triploid salmon is not as robust as ordinary diploid salmon.

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First Swedish land-based salmon farm secures genetics through Benchmark Genetics

Aug 25, 2021 — Benchmark will provide genetics from its biosecurity facilities in Iceland for a three-year period, with an option for another two years, to Premium Svensk Lax new land-based facility.

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Bluefront Equity invests in aquaculture research and RAS specialist

Aug 25, 2021 — Bluefront Equity will acquire a significant stake in the company to accelerate AquaBioTech’s growth, including the opening of a major office in Norway and Singapore. 

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