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HatcheryFM Bulletin Issue 8, 2020
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Issue 8, 2020

News headlines

Pincoy project develops homozygous salmon eggs against SRS

The project, that aims to decrease the use of antibiotics in the Chilean salmon industry, strengthen fish resistance to SRS through genetic selection. (Includes video).

Genomar acquires Brazilian tilapia breeding company AquaAmérica and AquaPorto
Genomar acquired the genetics and distribution assets of AquaAmérica and AquaPorto that will join the portfolio of major tilapia brands, including GenoMar Supreme and Aquabel.

SalMar to expand hatcheries capacity to support offshore fish farming program
Investments in hatcheries are expected to total NOK 354 million ($33 million) in 2020 with a new hatchery in Trøndelag and expanding the capacity in Senja.

Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod secures position as world’s largest Murray cod producer
The Australian-based farm acquired a fully operational and staffed Murray cod hatchery and will become the world’s largest producer.

Australian researchers successfully bred tropical rock oyster 
A CRCNA project bred for the first time a new black lip rock oyster that will provide diversification and investment opportunities for shellfish farmers in Australia.

ISA virus detected at Chilean salmon farm
Salmon smolts were culled after Sernapeesca detected infectious salmon anemia (ISA) in a smolt facility in the Aysén region.

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Benchmark Genetics Chile appoints new general manager
Pablo Mazo has been appointed as general manager of Benchmark Genetics Chile to develop the company’s productive and commercial plans in the country.
Recent Studies

Membrane ultrafiltration improves water quality and fish growth in RAS
Researchers found that membrane filtration gave more stable and better physicochemical and microbial water quality, which will reduce the probability for microbially related accidents in RAS.
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Study shows potential of Rhodomonas for large-scale production 
Researchers successfully cultivated Rhodomonas sp. in tubular photobioreactors at pilot-scale utilizing the sunlight conditions.
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Industry calendar

Join the virtual Larval Fish Conference

The 44th Larval Fish Conference was forced to be postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a virtual town hall will be held on June 23, 2020.

Join webinar on particle removal in RAS systems

ScaleAQ will hold a webinar on its solutions for an efficient particle removal in RAS systems on April 23, 2020.
Aquaculture Awards shortlist revealed
These awards highlight the range of talent and cutting-edge advances in technology involved in the global aquaculture sector. Winners will be announced at a special awards dinner taking place on September 16 during the Aquaculture UK exhibition in Aviemore.

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