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Chilean researchers describe yellowtail amberjack genome for the first time

Jan 14, 2021 — Researchers aim to implement a genetic improvement program and achieve a growth increase of at least 25% in RAS systems.

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Cooke plans a new salmon hatchery in Canada

Jan 14, 2021 — The company applied for a $58.6 million salmon hatchery on Digby Neck, Nova Scotia.

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India succeeds in seed production of John’s snapper

Jan 13, 2021 — This was the first time in the country that John’s snapper seeds have been produced and researchers achieved continuous seed production.

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Endúr acquires RAS supplier Artec Aqua

Jan 13, 2021 — Artec Aqua is a turnkey supplier of process facilities and solutions for RAS broodstock, smolt and grow-out facilities.

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NaturalShrimp’s new partnership to build a RAS shrimp facility in Florida

Jan 13, 2021 — The company formed a new joint venture with Hydrenesis, Inc. to build a $25 million premier indoor shrimp production facility in northern Florida.

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AKVA hit by cyber-attack

Jan 11, 2021 — The company cooperates with relevant Norwegian authorities and partners to obtain an overview of the situation and limit the spread and damage of the attack.

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Sunderland Marine casts its global net

Jan 13, 2021 — Sunderland Marine’s experience and expertise in aquaculture insurance is now at the disposal of a wider public, courtesy of its recent integration in North P&I Club.

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FirstWave Group, Xelect Genetics partnership to develop a breeding program for local tilapia

Jan 6, 2021 — The breeding program will cover Nile tilapia for FirstWave’s operating companies, Yalelo Zambia and Yalelo Uganda.

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MPEDA inks deal with Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University to supply shrimp broodstock

Jan 5, 2021 — Indian shrimp farmers in Andhra Pradesh can now book SPF vannamei broodstock.

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Indian fish farmers warned against breeding African catfish

Jan 5, 2021 — Indian administration in Tamil Nadu warned against breeding the banned African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, in aquaculture farms and local waterbodies.

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Philippine researchers optimize light culture conditions of new mudworm

Jan 5, 2021 — The center is working on the potential of the mudworm Marphysa iloiloensis as feed for crabs and shrimp broodstock and recently establish the optimal light conditions for its hatchery stages.

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Mobile app connects Myanmar fish farmers with aquaculture information

Jan 5, 2021 — The Shwe Ngar app provides fish farming families with timely information on how to stock and feed fish, fish health and aquaculture technologies, as well as nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

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First financial program for Cambodian aquaculture supports the whole value chain

Jan 5, 2021 — The initiative will create new opportunities for fish farmers, processors, wholesalers, retailers and other aquaculture enterprises.

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SPF Shrimp Feeds to distribute live SPF polychaetes to India

Jan 5, 2021 —

The company is now the exclusive distributor of Topsy Bait’s live SPF polychaetes in Vietnam and India.

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Scottish Sea Farms awarded for its hatchery waste recycling project

Jan 5, 2021 — The company captures fish waste from its new £58-million salmon hatchery at Barcaldine, UK and recycles it as fertilizer to enrich farmland.

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Novel virus detected in ballan wrasse may explain fry mortality

Dec 18, 2020 — PatoGen discovered a novel birnavirus in ballan wrasse fry associated with high mortality rates and is now offering a PCR analysis to detect it.

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Bolsonaro reduces the bureaucracy of aquaculture in Brazil

Dec 17, 2020 — Brazil president, Jair Bolsonaro, said that fish farming in Brazil will become easier.

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Nordic Aqua Partners selects Benchmark Genetics as egg supplier to Chinese RAS project

Dec 17, 2020 — The companies signed a five-year agreement to deliver 9.5 million ova to the hatchery facilities that Nordic Aqua Farms will build in Ningbo, China.

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Bakkafrost starts production of green energy from hatchery waste

Dec 17, 2020 — The total production of green energy from biological waste from the biggest hatchery at Strond is expected to be 1,120 MWh a year, equivalent to the annual electricity use of 225 households.

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Norway discussing investment projects to develop Russian domestic aquaculture

Dec 15, 2020 — By 2030, at least 20 new fish hatcheries will be put into operation with an annual capacity of at least 1.6 billion fry and selection and breeding centers will also be built to reduce dependence on imports.

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