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AquaMaof partners with Kvidul for salmon RAS farm in Norway

Feb 1, 2022 — AquaMaof will deliver its RAS technology for an annual salmon production of up to 20,000 tons in Brennholmen, in Åfjord municipality, and will become a strategic owner of Kvidul.

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Canadian halibut hatchery declares bankruptcy

Feb 1, 2022 — The company with a production capacity of 250,000 juvenile fish per year owes $9.5 million to its creditors.

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Vietnam to upgrade shrimp hatcheries in Mekong Delta

Jan 25, 2022 — Bạc Liêu province will set up and upgrade hatcheries that produce high-quality and disease-free broodstock to increase shrimp production.

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Researchers select salmon for improved FCR

Jan 25, 2022 — Nofima researchers found that by genetically selecting fish that grow well but require less feed, the feed conversion ratio may be improved by 10%.

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Dutch turbot farmer first company to achieve ASC Flatfish certification

Jan 20, 2022 — Seafarm, a RAS turbot farm located in Zeeland, the Netherlands, is the first aquaculture facility in the world to achieve certification against the new ASC Flatfish Standard.

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Researchers explore ways to make hatchery steelhead more like wild fish

Jan 19, 2022 — Hatchery-raised steelhead trout have offspring that are good at gaining size under hatchery conditions but don’t survive as well in streams as steelhead whose parents are wild fish.

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ECOshrimp to develop shrimp feeds for RAS

Jan 18, 2022 — The company partnered with Zemach Feed Mill to develop optimized shrimp feeds for RAS systems.

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Kings Infra harvests record shrimp, applies integrated system to nurseries

Jan 17, 2022 — A shrimp nursery and seed bank with 100 million seeds per year are nearing completion to support the expected three harvests of shrimp per year.

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Forever Oceans signs world’s largest offshore aquaculture concession in Brazil

Jan 17, 2022 — An onshore hatchery in Ilhéus, Bahia, will raise fingerlings from eggs for placement in large deep-ocean enclosures located 7-15 km off the Brazilian coast of the state of Bahia.

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Indonesia to establish aquaculture villages

Jan 17, 2022 — As part of the government's plan to increase aquaculture production, a program will set aquaculture villages focused on shrimp, lobster, crab and seaweed.

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Mowi names broodstock and post-smolt lead for Scotland

Jan 14, 2022 — John Richmond will oversee the design, tendering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the planned new broodstock and post-smolt facilities.

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Aqua-Spark and NORFUND invest in Sub-Saharan African tilapia operation

Jan 13, 2022 — Lake Harvest Group raised USD 7 million to grow its tilapia operations in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Uganda and will also accelerate Aqua-Spark’s Africa Fund.

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Benchmark Animal Health and Cermaq to develop Tenacibaculum vaccines for salmon

Jan 11, 2022 — Mouth rot and tenacibaculosis represent a major issue for the health and welfare in farmed Atlantic salmon.

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Electrocoagulation technology to reduce nitrites in RAS

Jan 11, 2022 — NaturalShrimp announced that its team demonstrated that its patented electrocoagulation technology can reduce nitrites without the need for a biofilter in a RAS filtration system. 

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Blue Aqua to establish super-intensive RAS rainbow trout farm in Singapore

Jan 11, 2022 — The project will showcase a proprietary ModulRAS system developed by Assentoft Aqua, Denmark, which specializes in sustainable land-based RAS aquaculture technologies.

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Norway commits funds to IFAD to develop aquaculture projects in East Africa

Jan 11, 2022 — The Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation committed NOK 45 million (US$5 million) to increase the incomes and build the resilience of small aquaculture farmers in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania.

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Norwegian company evaluates geothermal solution to land-based aquaculture

Jan 6, 2022 — Rock Energy is evaluating comprehensive geothermal and circular bioenergy projects for use in coastal aquaculture, as well as offer land-based systems. 

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NaturalShrimp to start second hydrogas technology test in salmon

Jan 3, 2022 — If successful, the second phase trial would provide independent scientifically validated confirmation of the use of these technologies to improve salmon production.

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ICAR-CIBA unveils whole genome of Indian white shrimp

Jan 3, 2022 — The whole-genome sequence of Penaeus indicus would serve as a reference genome for future genetic improvement programs for developing shrimp with desired economically important traits.

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Molofeed invests in new R&D hatchery facility

Dec 28, 2021 — The new R&D facility in Natal, Brazil aims to develop advanced hatchery nutrition solutions and new hatchery-related technologies for shrimp and finfish in the new RAS facility. 

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