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HATCHERYfm Bulletin Issue 18, 2020
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Issue 18, 2020

Spring Genetics inks deal with Africa’s largest integrated tilapia producer
The agreement secures Lake Harvest exclusive supply of high performing Nile tilapia broodstock and a license to produce and sell sex-reversed fingerlings to third party farms in the region.
Largest Brazilian tilapia fry producer rebrands as AquaGenetics do Brasil
As part of the corporate restructuring after the recent acquisition of AquaAmerica, AquaGenetics do Brasil becomes the exclusive distributor of the genetics brands of Aquabel and AquaAmerica tilapia in the Brazilian market.
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery plans land-based clawed lobster production
The multi-species hatchery received first lobster broodstock that will be cultured in a ground-breaking hatchery system provided by Ocean On Land Technology.
Ornatas to start first commercial-scale tropical rock lobster hatchery
The company is awaiting the arrival of wild-caught tropical rock lobster broodstock that will mark the beginning of the world’s first undertaking to grow this species in a commercial-scale hatchery.
Shrimp eyestalk ablation research among the finalists of Global Aquaculture Innovation Award
The work of postdoctoral researcher Simao Zacarias on eyestalk ablation in shrimp hatcheries suggests that the ablation of broodstock produces offspring that are more vulnerable to disease.
Study finds marine microbial biomass as a useful feed additive in whiteleg shrimp juveniles
The addition of 100 grams per kilo of Novacq™ in practical and commercial feeds improved growth and feed efficiency of PL12 and juvenile whiteleg shrimp.
New joint venture to produce DNA vaccines for aquaculture
Touchlight Genetics and Stonehaven Incubate formed Touchlight Aquaculture, which will allow accelerated commercial scalability of DNA vaccines in the aquaculture industry.
EU-funded fish parasite solution raises €1.4 million in seed financing
Sundew ApS raised funds to bring its first product, which addresses white spot disease outbreaks in fish and was developed under the EU ParaFishControl project, to the market.
Elanco restructures, eliminates 900 positions
The company will restructure its business to drive synergies from Bayer Animal Health acquisition and begin de-leveraging the loan that financed the acquisition.
AquaMaof, Nutreco back US land-based salmon operation in Nevada
West Coast Salmon AS closed first stage equity financing with lead anchor investors Bregal Partners and Nutreco N.V. and initiates the development of RAS Atlantic salmon farming facility with technology provided by AquaMaof.
Land-based yellowtail farmer heads for an IPO listing on the Merkur Market
With this round, the Kingfish Company plans to scale up its business and become the largest producer of yellowtail kingfish in both the EU and the U.S.
Midland Co. builds shrimp RAS farm with algae-based wastewater treatment
The U.S. company is building a commercial demonstration facility that simplifies RAS systems with a new, innovative technology, algae-based wastewater treatment.
The Kingfish Company secures critical permit to build RAS facility in the U.S.
This is a critical permit for the construction of the company’s newest RAS facility projected to produce 6,000-8,000 metric tons annually upon completion.
Study suggests statistics as decision-making tool for monitoring RAS
A team of researchers proposes the use of principal component analysis that could identify the possible cause of harmful events to fish welfare and also increase efficiency throughout the production.


Argentinian researchers to test crab larval culture
Texas to ramp up oyster farming
Thai Union venture fund invests in smart farming startup
Gene-editing tool to speed disease studies in fish

Food grade processing plants used for Tharos’ patented solvent-free krill oil extraction proof-of-concept.
1. Plant used for on-land and at-sea research, built from Danish-made equipment, 100-150k/h.
2. Norwegian-built, plug-and-play concept, commercially operated at-sea, 350-500k/h. DETAILS.
Open abstract submission for 19th International Congress on Animal Reproduction
The focus of the congress is animal reproduction, including animal physiology, animal pathology and reproductive technologies.

Join Nofima’s webinar on smolt production
Nofima will hold the webinar “Smolt production in the future” on October 21, 2020 with presentations from salmon producers, agencies, researchers and students from Norway and abroad.

Join Bioled photoperiod webinar
Bioled will hold the 7th International Photoperiod Workshop from October 27-28 that will also discuss lighting solutions for RAS farms.

Aquaculture Europe 2020 goes online
The board of the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) decided that the Aquaculture Europe 2020 event, to be held in Cork in April 2021, will become an online event to be held on the same dates, from April 12-15, 2021.

First edition of postgraduate course on RAS starts in Chile
The course seeks to train professionals and technicians who wish to update and deepen their knowledge of these aquaculture systems.

New schedule for 2021 VNU events
VIV Asia was postponed to September 22-24, 2021, ILDEX Vietnam to July 21-23, 2021 and ILDEX Indonesia and Aquatica Asia to November 24-26, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW Broodstock Manager - Canada
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. is seeking a broodstock manager to achieve identified targets for the hatchery and, where necessary, other parts of the company. CLOSING OCTOBER 12, 2020.

NEW Hatchery Account Manager - Indonesia
INVE Indonesia is looking for a hatchery account manager to take responsibility for the sale of INVE Aquaculture products and services to a specific group of customers in the allocated area to expand market share. CLOSING JANUARY 21, 2021.

NEW Hatchery Manager - USA
Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources is looking for a hatchery manager to work at its new RAS facility culturing hybrid striped bass, Utah’s sterile walleye program and manage muskie broodstock facility. CLOSING OCTOBER 12, 2020.

Senior Hatchery Technician - Australia 
Eyre Shellfish is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated senior hatchery technician to join its hatchery team.

Algae Technician - USA 
Island Creek Oysters is looking for an algae technician to take on the challenge of developing the hatchery’s algae production to its fullest potential. CLOSING OCTOBER 10, 2020.

Hatchery Technician - UK 
Mowi is looking for passionate and highly motivated hatchery technicians for the company’s RAS units at Inchmore and Lochailort, UK. CLOSING OCTOBER 11, 2020.

Product Manager - Belgium
ADM is looking for a product manager to link sales, R&D and operations and manage products and applications within hatchery feeds, additives and ingredients.

Criolab Manager - Chile
Benchmark Chile is looking for a Criolab manager to operate and be responsible for the activities of the Cryo-laboratory to produce and use high-quality cryopreserved semen.

Technical Sales Manager - USA
The Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Cooperative, Inc. is looking to expand its sales team with an energetic, results-oriented sales professional with an aptitude to master technical knowledge regarding nutrition, health products and live feeds in aquaculture. CLOSING OCTOBER 31, 2020.

NEW RESOURCES on HatcheryFM.com
WWF’s roadmap for sustainable shrimp supply chain
“The Blueprint for Future Proofing Shrimp Supply Chains” is a challenge to businesses that buy, sell, produce or benefit from farmed shrimp to achieve sustainable goals by 2025.

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