Jan 23, 2020 — The Philippines requires about 3.5 billion milkfish fry each year, but local hatcheries can only supply roughly half the demand.
Jan 23, 2020 — A new EU-funded project will develop and validate technologically-advanced, resilient and sustainable new solutions to expand and diversify EU production of finfish, mollusks and microalgae.
Jan 23, 2020 — Barramundi Asia, one of the world largest barramundi producers, acquired the Temasek startup, Allegro Aqua, that commercializes a “premium” barramundi broodstock with specific genetic traits.
Jan 23, 2020 — With a production capacity of 10,000 tons per year and an investment of €175 million, the new facility will be built in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France with the support of the French government.
Jan 21, 2020 — The company also plans to construct and operate four to five new, land-based RAS farms in North America close to consumer consumption.
Jan 21, 2020 — The operating loss is due to the delay in projects within the Land Based segment.
Jan 15, 2020 — New insights about fish biology and genetics will allow to breed highly tolerant or resistant salmon against the pancreas disease.
Jan 9, 2020 — Syd Kraul, president of Pacific Planktonics Inc. and a pioneer in marine finfish aquaculture in Hawaii, passed away on December 23, 2019 at his home in Kailua Kona.
Jan 8, 2020 — Japanese technology on farming mackerel tuna (Euthynnus affinis) is set to be adopted in the Philippines. Researchers aim at closing the mackerel tuna breeding cycle by 2023-2024.
Jan 9, 2020 — Ton Hovers, in the role of business development manager for its shrimp genetics in Kona Bay, will focus on sales and technical services for the shrimp market in Asia.
Dec 31, 2019 — GenetiRate, Inc. unveiled an automated system that sorts 125,000 eyed eggs per hour employing a patented test that identifies fast-growth fish.
Dec 31, 2019 — An international collaboration between aquaculture experts from Scotland, Chile and Hendrix Genetics has taken a significant step towards the early detection and potential treatment of multifactorial gill disease.
Dec 23, 2019 — The combined power of both companies brings together leading technology and services that allow access to real-time, actionable data and insights to help, improve or enhance animal management and health outcomes.
Dec 11, 2019 — Scottish Sea Farms’ new RAS hatchery has achieved a critical milestone with the first smolts having gone safely out to sea pens with an average weight of 160 grams - more than double that of smolts grown by the company when using traditional hatchery methods.
Dec 5, 2019 — To support its continuous growth, the company plans to strengthen its technology, R&D, engineering, project management, customer support and purchasing departments.
Dec 5, 2019 — Australian startup Genics, which spun-out of CSIRO, will commercialize a new test that can detect 13 commercially significant shrimp diseases, including white spot syndrome and infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV).
Nov 27, 2019 — Study highlights that the profitability of Artemia farms are significantly affected by farming scale, production model and the interaction between these factors.
Nov 21, 2019 — Chitose Group, a Japanese group of bioventure companies, has expanded its Spirulina production capacity with a new facility in Brunei. Spirulina is sold as a supplement for human consumption, but the company also targets the aquaculture industry as live prey food and an alternative ingredient for aquafeeds.
Nov 13, 2019 — Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have developed a species-specific feed to meet the need for suitable nutrients for lobster larvae.
Nov 14, 2019 — A new federal order requires that imported shipments of all live fish, fertilized eggs and gametes from TiLV-susceptible species now have a USDA import permit, official health certificate and veterinary inspection.
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