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HatcheryFM Bulletin Issue 6, 2020
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Issue 6, 2020

News headlines

Algafeed testing optimum feed for oyster broodstock and larvae

Hoopers Island Oyster Co. completed the first oyster seed spawn of the season. The hatchery partnered with Algafeed to produce algae to grow Crassostrea virginica.

Coronavirus lockdown hits Indian hatcheries

Nearly 500 shrimp hatcheries in India drain seed ponds as workers fear contracting coronavirus.

Selective breeding to improve salmon resistance to sea lice

Scottish researchers will use genotype imputation to develop a lower cost method that could make the process feasible for more breeders and producers.


How genetic selection can help improve the tolerance of plant-based diets?

Researchers found that the selection for growth on a plant-based diet increases oral tolerance to soybean meal inclusion in rainbow trout diets.

Aller Aqua and TripleNine succeed in using marine functional ingredients

Functional marine ingredients tested on rainbow trout from first feeding to fingerling size had positive effects on fish growth performance, health and survival.

Philippine researchers double mangrove crabs hatchery survival

Major milestone by the SEAFDEC/AQD allows a 2% survival in Scylla serrata, one of the increasingly demanded crustaceans raised in the Philippines.


Reduce the cost of microalgae production 

A techno-economic analysis for small scale microalgae production facilities shows that a cost price reduction of 60–80% can be achieved with state-of-the-art production systems at slightly larger production facilities than current practices. 
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Larval Fish Conference postponed to 2021

The 44th Larval Fish Conference was postponed to June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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