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Saltwater acclimatization strengthens the skin of post-smolt Atlantic salmon

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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Researchers to develop an automatic fish phenotyping device

Jun 23, 2020 — The European AquaIMPACT project is working on methods to select fish breeders automatically, quickly and accurately through machine vision techniques.

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CM Aqua names new director

Jun 25, 2020 — The Danish water treatment supplier, recently acquired by Nofitech, is building teams worldwide and expanding its sales into solutions within the aquaculture sector.

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Xelect partners to support tilapia operations in Kenya and Uganda

Jun 23, 2020 — The company is working in a genetic analysis project, supported by Msingi East Africa, which aims to create long-term, sustainable breeding program plans in tilapia operations in Kenya and Uganda.

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Taiwan reports decapod iridescent virus

Jun 28, 2020 — Thousands of shrimp and crayfish larvae were culled after hatcheries reported cases of the deadly Decapod iridescent virus.

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FEAP warns that governance decisions are the main cause of aquaculture slowdown

Jun 18, 2020 — The federation highlights the reduction of aquaculture global annual growth rate in the SOFIA report and that an increase in aquaculture production requires political will.

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Stofnfiskur targets Chinese land-based salmon industry

Jun 18, 2020 — The company’s strategy is based on the support of the land-based salmon aquaculture boom in China and Asia thanks in part to the export agreement between the two countries.

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Opportunities for lobster aquaculture development in Southeast Asia

Jun 16, 2020 — Lobster aquaculture in Southeast Asia is expected to increase due to the Indonesian lifting of the export ban on lobster seeds, but other sustainable seed sources, such as Ornatas hatchery, aim at a more sustainable lobster production.

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India imports SPF shrimp broodstock from the U.S.

Jun 16, 2020 — Whiteleg shrimp broodstock were imported from Hawaii and quarantined at the Aquatic Quarantine Facility of the RGCA-MPEDA before being released to hatchery farmers.

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Bayer to boost its position in shrimp farming market

Jun 11, 2020 — The company offers pond water, environment management technologies to help shrimp farmers enhance efficiency and sustainability.

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Indonesia to increase sustainable shrimp farming

Jun 11, 2020 — The country designed a road map for the development of sustainable shrimp farming that aims to increase shrimp exports by 250%.

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BlueBio call for supply systems in the blue bioeconomy - Europe

Jun 9, 2020 — The call funds projects that facilitate the transfer of bio-resources from harvest to processing to ensure e.g. traceability, quality, sustainability and the necessary quantity or pre-processing of the bio-resources for conversion into products for the market.

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New hatchery facility in Western Australia to boost kingfish aquaculture

Jun 10, 2020 — Australian government approved $7 million for the construction of the nursery and the Midwest Aquaculture Development Zone to foster investment in Western Australian aquaculture.

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Oman aquaculture production on the rise

Jun 4, 2020 — The country, that currently produces seabream and tilapia, seeks to increase aquaculture production through new shrimp, abalone, seabream, cobia and seaweed projects.

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FEAP concerns about aquaculture in Europe due to COVID-19

Jun 4, 2020 — “European aquaculture is facing its biggest challenge for decades and, if the situation is not dealt with correctly, market risks will continue threatening in the aftermath of the sanitary crisis,” the federation said.

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Is European plaice a candidate species for aquaculture?

Jun 4, 2020 — The last time an attempt was made to breed European plaice was in 1946 and now Norwegian scientists have resumed trials to assess the suitability of this species for commercial aquaculture production.

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Nofitech Holding acquires water treatment suppliers for RAS

Jun 4, 2020 — CM Aqua and Ratz Aqua were acquired by Nofitech Holding AS and look forward to applying their technology to more species than salmon.

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OTAQ Group invests in shrimp technology startup Minnowtech

Jun 2, 2020 — UK-based OTAQ Group will provide technical expertise and commercial scaleup to US-based Minnowtech that provides an imaging platform to enable shrimp farmers to measure shrimp abundance to optimize feeding.

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Benchmark delays SPR shrimp launch due to COVID-19

Jun 4, 2020 — The company is building a multiplication center in Thailand but the commercial launch will be delayed until the shrimp market recovers.

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Pontus Research increasing capacity to support aquaculture industry

Jun 1, 2020 — The company completed a £1.2 million investment to expand its UK facilities and initiate the company expansion in Southeast Asia with a new Singapore facility that will focus on tropical marine species.

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