Hatchery Feed & Management Bulletin

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Issue 19, 2020

Hendrix Genetics to build shrimp broodstock center in Indonesia
The company will establish a shrimp broodstock multiplication center in the country to source high-quality, specific pathogen-free (SPF) broodstock, locally reared.
Aller Aqua upgrades fry feeds for faster growth and lower mortality
The company improved and fine-tuned the content of marine phospholipids rich in PUFA’s in Aller Aqua’s fry feed range allowing for uniformly sized fry, no deformities and low mortality.
Troutlodge turns Rock Creek Hatchery into an R&D facility
The facility is now equipped to simulate trials in a real farm scenario that will help resolve the most relevant challenges facing customers and the industry.
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery achieves milestone in raising native flat oysters on land
The multi-species hatchery successfully cultured its first run of native flat oysters on land and plans to increase the production of the species imminently.
Skretting introduces new growth model for barramundi
The new growth model uses rich data to calculate the expected farm performance, provides tailored feeding protocol recommendations and is also suitable for the most advanced genetic barramundi strains.
Spring Genetics inks new deal with Colombian tilapia producer
Spring Genetics signed a new agreement with Proceal to supply broodstock for the next three years, which is the third contract signed by the company in the country.
Shrimp eyestalk ablation researcher wins Global Aquaculture Innovation Award
University of Stirling postdoctoral researcher, Simão Zacarias, proved that post-larvae and juveniles from non-ablated Pacific white shrimp broodstock showed higher survival rates when they were challenged with key diseases.
Benchmark Genetics strengthens its focus on consultancy services for external breeding programs
The company appointed Jørn Thodesen as business manager - Applied Genetics Consultancy to establish new customer relationships and adapt the company’s consultancy services to better meet the demands of various segments in the global market.
Cargill introduces fully compostable feed bags
The company becomes the first salmon feed producer to introduce this initiative in the market to help reduce its carbon footprint.
Allmicroalgae set to double production of algae-based ingredients
The installation of a second fermenter will increase the production capacity up to 120 tons per year, which means an increase of more than 50% of the current capacities and doubling the initial volume.
What are the lighting conditions for salmon RAS farms?
Nofima scientists studied the effect of LED light on salmon performance in RAS and found that the existing lighting conditions appear to be safe in terms of growth and mortality rates.
Alpha Aqua delivers the first olive flounder RAS farm in the Republic of Korea
The company’s patented raceway system will produce 500 tons of olive flounder per year and will be the first of a series of plants in the Republic of Korea and the surrounding countries.
iCell to start US eel and EU RAS salmon aquaculture projects
The company is establishing a mobile pilot processing unit in the U.S. that will replicate its protein production, recovery and water treatment processes and agreed to work in the EU’s largest salmon farming project in Sweden.
Akva appoints new COO for its land-based business unit
Johan Fredrik Gjesdal was appointed chief operating officer for AKVA group’s land based business unit.
Innovasea opens office in Chile
Innovasea’s Chilean operation will be located in Puerto Varas and headed by Juan Pablo Barrales, who has more than 20 years of experience working in Chile’s aquaculture industry.


American Aquafarms plans new finfish hatchery in the U.S.
Study identifies traits of climate-resilient red abalone
Benchmark Genetics joins SalmonChile
University of Arizona partners with Peru for shrimp disease
NaturalShrimp, Ecoponex agreement for renewable energy efficient farm
USDA seeks public comments on Agriculture Innovation Agenda

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.

NEW Hatchery Operations Manager - Vietnam
GenoMar Genetics is looking for a hatchery operations manager to develop land-based hatchery infrastructure for the production of quality fingerlings and juveniles in the country. CLOSING NOVEMBER 2, 2020.

NEW Head of Freshwater Farming - UK
Scottish Sea Farms is looking for a head of freshwater farming to oversee all freshwater farming activities, both at Barcaldine and its flow-through Knock hatchery, from strategic and operational planning to people development and succession planning. CLOSING NOVEMBER 4, 2020.

NEW Technical Sales Specialist - USA
Skretting is looking for a technical sales specialist to support RAS clients in fish nutrition and production system performance. CLOSING NOVEMBER 18, 2020.

NEW Hatchery Manager - Uganda
Yalelo Uganda is seeking a hatchery manager to lead the company’s tilapia hatchery including production, genetics, water quality management and juvenile fish health. CLOSING NOVEMBER 30, 2020.

NEW Shrimp Hatchery Manager - Canada
Planet Shrimp Inc. is looking for a shrimp hatchery manager to join its facility in Aylmer, Ontario. CLOSING DECEMBER 31, 2020.

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.

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

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.

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.


26 – 28:  Webinars ahead of the Global Conference on Aquaculture, FAO
3:   Health management of recirculated aqua facilities, Phibro Aqua
4:   Global emerging diseases in shrimp farming, Simposio de Acuicultura Guatemala (Spanish)
16:   TiLV – the global aquaculture threat affecting Tilapia production, Phibro Aqua
26:   Symposium on welfare in aquaculture

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