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Brazil approves AquaBounty’s GE salmon

Jun 2, 2021 — The company will now seek production and distribution partners in the country, the largest and most populated country in South America with significant demand for salmon.

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Cyclone Yaas hits shrimp farms on India’s east coast

Jun 1, 2021 — Preliminary reports suggest 3,000 hectares of shrimp farms has been submerged.

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IHN outbreak in trout farms in Denmark

Jun 1, 2021 — Infectious haematopoietic necrosis was found in three rainbow trout farms in Denmark.

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Major breakthrough in red lobster breeding

May 27, 2021 — EU researchers successfully raised juvenile red lobster, a vulnerable species, making it one of the three research centers in the world to have obtained juveniles.

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Bimeda acquires AquaTactics Fish Health

May 27, 2021 — The company provides fish health services and develops, manufactures and sells bespoke fish vaccines to its fish farm and stock enhancement clients across the USA.

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India breeds red snapper for the first time

May 27, 2021 — The development would open up huge scope for the country's brackishwater aquaculture sector with a steady supply of quality red snapper seeds.

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Microalgae for recycling fish farm wastewater in Nordic climate

May 26, 2021 — Researchers developed an energy-efficient microalgae cultivation method for the Nordic climate for two local microalgae species that can improve water quality in fish farms.

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Russia plans more than 140 new hatcheries

May 25, 2021 — The country announced the next tenders for 143 fish hatcheries with a total area of 22,000 hectares to increase its aquaculture production.

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Canada approves lumpfish hatchery

May 25, 2021 — Marbase will invest $20 million in the new hatchery with a production capacity of 3-5 million lumpfish.

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Genetic discovery marks significant progress in fight against flavobacteriosis

May 25, 2021 — The discovery is expected to boost health and wellbeing and inform breeding practices, with new fish stocks being bred from parents that possess the genetic markers. 

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A new tropical rock lobster aquaculture industry for Northern Australia

May 25, 2021 — A new project is underpinned by world-first science and breeding technology and aims to establish a new sustainable tropical rock lobster aquaculture industry.

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BioMar’s new RAS feed targets the bottleneck in marine nurseries

May 25, 2021 — The company unveiled a new RAS feed concept that aims to improve the efficiency of marine nurseries and support the development of hatchery businesses for marine fish species.

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Hendrix Genetics aquaculture managing director steps down

May 21, 2021 — After nearly seven years as managing director, Neil Manchester stepped down to focus on different priorities.

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US aquaculture industry requests Biden’s support for domestic seafood production

May 21, 2021 — Advocates outline the climate impacts and potential benefits of aquaculture and request that the administration prioritize seafood production to help mitigate climate change.

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Cargill empowers female entrepreneurs in the shrimp sector with business skills

May 20, 2021 — The company, together with the Edes Business School of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, will train and improve income potential for 100 women from Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras and Ecuador.

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New project to develop proof of concept for shrimp precision aquaculture

May 18, 2021 — A new joint initiative in precision aquaculture aims to develop a proof of concept using RAS-based shrimp aquaculture along with artificial intelligence and IoT.

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EU adopts strategic guidelines for sustainable and competitive aquaculture

May 17, 2021 — The guidelines are expected to help the EU aquaculture sector become more competitive and resilient, and improve its environmental and climate performance.

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World’s first release of captive-reared juvenile giant freshwater crayfish

May 13, 2021 — Almost 60 juvenile captive-reared giant freshwater crayfish were released into the wild in Tasmania as part of a joint program of Huon Aquaculture and Todd Walsh.

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Spain plans a new sole RAS facility

May 13, 2021 — The €73 million project that aims to produce 2,600 tons includes the construction of a new hatchery.

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Ace Aquatec expands its North America team

May 13, 2021 — The expansion makes the new Canada office Ace Aquatec’s fourth international base outside the UK in addition to Australia, Chile and Norway.

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