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Sludge treatment company raises $4.4 million in funds

Jul 1, 2021 — Venture fund Momentum leads a consortium consisting of Broodstock, EGD Capital and Seagrow that will inject NOK 38 million in the sludge treatment company Blue Ocean Technology.

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Aquaculture waste-to-power generation project in Vietnam

Jul 1, 2021 — An international project will conduct a feasibility study into the conversion of pangasius mortalities and processing waste into a sustainable biofuel for distributed power generation.

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UGent spin-off boosts aquaculture yield through microbiome analysis

Jul 1, 2021 — KYTOS’ technology reduces disease outbreaks and mortality by monitoring the microbiome and detecting changes quickly, in order to take appropriate actions.  

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Seafood company acquires RAS salmon operation

Jun 29, 2021 — Blue Star Foods has the goal produce 21,000 tons of steel-head salmon by 2028.

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New Zealand to develop breeding program for yellowbelly flounder

Jun 29, 2021 — The project, part of the country’s plan to grow the local aquaculture industry and lead by researchers from the University of Waikato, aim to grow this species in land-based farms.

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Kingfish Maine nets permit approval for U.S. RAS facility

Jun 28, 2021 — Final waterside permit secured by The Kingfish Company for its US operation in Jonesport, Maine.

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World’s largest RAS trout farm to use waste heat from data center

Jun 28, 2021 — After the partnership with Norwegian Lobster Farm, Green Mountain partnered with Hima Seafood to reuse waste heat from the data center in the world's largest land-based trout farm.

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Panama to improve shrimp production genetics

Jun 28, 2021 — The five-year partnership aims to develop joint and specific actions to strengthen decision-making related to shrimp production.

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New partnership to develop cost-effective genotyping tools for the aquaculture sector

Jun 24, 2021 — The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) and NEOGEN Corporation partnered to deliver high-quality genotyping services customized to the unique needs of aquaculture producers.

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Land-based lobster farming to use waste heat from data center

Jun 22, 2021 — Norwegian Lobster Farm will build a new production facility adjacent to a data center to use the heated seawater, used to cool the IT equipment, directly to breed lobsters.

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Two new RAS contracts for AquaMaof in Russia and Kazakhstan

Jun 22, 2021 — Commissioned by Moscow-based investment company, Russian Friends Capital (RFC), the two new facilities are each planned to produce an initial 2,500 tons of Atlantic salmon.

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Zeigler unveils new brand identity

Jun 22, 2021 — The new global brand strategy signifies the company’s commitment to developing safe and sustainable nutritional technologies that promote animal health at minimal impact on the environment.  

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Signify to provide Salmon Evolution with lights to optimize RAS salmon production

Jun 21, 2021 — Signify will provide Salmon Evolution with overhead and underwater aquaculture lighting for the company’s land-based salmon farming facility that is scheduled to be opened in Norway.

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Artec Aqua inks deal for land-based salmon facility in South Korea

Jun 21, 2021 — The company will conduct a feasibility study for a 20,000 ton land-based salmon facility to be built by a joint venture between Salmon Evolution ASA and Dongwon Industries Co., Ltd.

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Innovative DNA-based test detects Bonamia in oysters

Jun 18, 2021 — Xelect and Orkney Shellfish Hatchery developed an innovative new DNA-based method to detect Bonamia in European flat oysters that samples oyster waters. 

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Southern California trout hatcheries resume stocking after Lactococcus detection

Jun 18, 2021 — Additional information and strategies were developed including two new vaccines. 

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Samherji inks deal for a land-based salmon farm at Icelandic power plant

Jun 16, 2021 — The new facility will have the capacity to produce up to 40,000 tons of salmon and will consist of a hatchery, an ongrowing farm, a processing house and service buildings

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Benchmark Genetics signs agreement with Norway's largest integrated land-based fish farm

Jun 15, 2021 — The company will deliver 25 million Atlantic salmon eggs annually and will contribute technical expertise.

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Cooke gets approval for a new salmon hatchery in Canada

Jun 15, 2021 — A former Arctic charr farming operation will be converted into an Atlantic salmon hatchery with a capacity to grow 450,000 salmon smolt.

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Nanobubble oxygen injection technology raises $9 million

Jun 15, 2021 — Moleaer’s nanobubble oxygen injection technology was tested in salmon farming increasing productivity and efficiency.

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