Jul 15, 2020 — Shrimp farming methods in Thailand have improved since Seafood Watch last assessed Thai farmed shrimp, prompting the change in rating from Red to Yellow.
Jul 15, 2020 — Compassion In World Farming (CIWF) launched a campaign targeting the animal welfare standards of five seafood certification programs, including BAP.
Jul 9, 2020 — An outbreak of Lactococcus garvieae has been detected in several trout hatcheries in California that has the potential to cause significant losses to both hatchery and wild fish populations.
Jul 9, 2020 — The country aims at increasing organic aquaculture up to 0.5-1.5% of total aquaculture production.
Jul 9, 2020 — Gaskiya Diagnostics awarded phase 1 SBIR grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to accelerate the development of a low-cost test to detect disease in farm-raised trout.
Jul 8, 2020 — SmartAqua and Wiley will provide turnkey services for land-based aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems project management, processing plant design and construction.
Jul 8, 2020 — RaZone water treatment solution, developed by Normex, will be tested at Mowi Steinsvik smolt facility in cooperation with Nofima to improve water quality and fish health in RAS farms.
Jul 9, 2020 — Anue Water Technologies developed geomembrane covers with carbon pockets for odor elimination that are now available in the aquaculture markets throughout the USA, Canada and the Caribbean.
Jul 9, 2020 — The company was selected as the key technology and systems provider for a major RAS production expansion of Florida pompano RAS startup, Aquaco, that aims at producing one million pounds per year at its facility in Ft. Pierce, Florida.
Jul 3, 2020 — The National Chamber of Aquaculture of Ecuador (CAN) signed a collaboration agreement with the Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute of China (YSFRI) to improve the biosecurity of shrimp aquaculture in Ecuador.
Jul 3, 2020 — Researchers found that off-season eggs spawned in RAS facilities contained lower levels of B vitamins, amino acids and fats than naturally spawned eggs, suggesting that an adjustment in the diet, light and temperature can improve the egg maturation.
Jul 3, 2020 — Benchmark Animal Health Chile follows the launch of Benchmark Genetics in Chile in 2018 and will distribute all Benchmark products in the region, as well as provide technical support to salmon producers.
Jul 1, 2020 — Benchmark completed the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary FishVet to Pharmaq, part of the global animal health company Zoetis, comprising Benchmark’s veterinary and diagnostic services activities in the UK, Ireland, Norway and Chile.
Jul 1, 2020 — Chamberlain has been leading the company successfully for over 20 years and he will transfer his remaining shareholding to Hendrix Genetics.
Jul 2, 2020 — My Pages is a system, developed in-house, that gives faster and more precise information on the production and sale of salmon ova where customers can access information related to shipments stored in BreedControl.
Jun 29, 2020 — BioMar's new production line in Brande, Denmark, is now fully operational. The line is dedicated to RAS and fry aquaculture feed production and is the result of a DKK 100 million investment that has enabled BioMar to increase the annual capacity of the Danish facility by 25%.
Jun 29, 2020 — Lior Gal will drive the business development strategy to enhance the positioning of the RAS-technology provider in the North American strategic market.
Jun 29, 2020 — Quality Salmon partnered with Siemens to develop and supply digital technology for its 100,000-ton salmon RAS farm in Sotenäs, Sweden.
Jun 25, 2020 — High-frequency and high-resolution observations of plankton and nutrient levels will be acquired to support the aquaculture industry including fish, shellfish and algae farmers.
Jun 25, 2020 — New research shows Atlantic salmon post-smolt skin that has become acclimatized to saltwater is more resistant to tenacibaculosis than the skin of post-smolt that has been raised in freshwater before being transferred to the sea.
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