Headline News


Benchmark Genetics to introduce new salmon egg strain in Chile in 2021

Nov 23, 2020 — The main focus of the new strain, SagaChile, will be improved growth with late maturation, QTL IPN and genomic selection for resistance against SRS, Caligus and BKD.

Read Full Article

AKVA group to build 8,000-ton salmon RAS farm in Shanghai

Nov 23, 2020 — The project is part of the agreement with Nordic Aqua Partners in which AKVA is the technology supplier for the RAS facilities to be built in China.

Read Full Article

Minh Phu invests $2 million in hatchery subsidiary

Nov 19, 2020 — The company will also increase the charter capital in its subsidiary Minh Phu Ninh Thuan Aquatic Larvae Co., Ltd. that produces shrimp seeds and is located in Ninh Phuoc district. 

Read Full Article

Umitron introduces Pulse mobile application for marine farmers

Nov 19, 2020 — Farmers can access valuable ocean data such as water temperature, dissolved oxygen and chlorophyll from any location.

Read Full Article

Hendrix Genetics, INCAR partnership to find genetic strategies against sea lice

Nov 19, 2020 — The objective is to find genetic selection strategies aimed at increasing the resistance of fish families against Caligus rogercresseyi.

Read Full Article

Demand for electric stunner for farmers increases as consumers buy more natural pet food

Nov 18, 2020 — Ace Aquatec has seen demand soar for its electric stunners for fry and parr to convert currently costly byproduct into an ethical supply stream for producers of premium pet food.

Read Full Article

Oyster hatchery breaks ground on the east coast of the U.S.

Nov 18, 2020 — Ferry Cove Shellfish will open one of the largest commercial oyster hatcheries in Sherwood, Maryland, producing the Eastern oyster to support the growing mid-Atlantic demand for shellfish.

Read Full Article

Australian aquaculture development plan set to unlock thousands of local jobs

Nov 18, 2020 — Prospective growth areas include barramundi and rock oyster in the Kimberley, rock oyster and other shellfish species in the Pilbara and west coast, finfish, coral and seaweed in the Mid-West, and abalone and shellfish in the Great Southern region.

Read Full Article

Study finds how temperature determines seabass sex

Nov 16, 2020 — Researchers found opposing effects of temperature on sex determination of European seabass at different stages of development, showing the complexity of the effects of temperature.

Read Full Article

Krill astaxanthin oil enhances shrimp growth and survival in post-larval stage

Nov 12, 2020 — A new study from Aker BioMarine found that through the use of astaxanthin krill oil in the post-larval diet, the production cycle can be shortened and mortality reduced, even under stressful conditions.

Read Full Article

JT electric acquires Sterner UK

Nov 12, 2020 — The move will strengthen JT electric’s presence in the UK and Ireland aquaculture market.

Read Full Article

ICAR-CIBA inks deal to set up a multi-species hatchery in Kerala state

Nov 11, 2020 — The hatchery will target seed production of Asian seabass, pearlspot and milkfish enabling continuous seed production in the region.

Read Full Article

U.S. Federal court declares GE salmon unlawful

Nov 10, 2020 — The Court ruled that the FDA ignored the environmental consequences of approving genetically engineered salmon and must now analyze the environmental consequences of an escape into the wild.

Read Full Article

NaturalShrimp to validate technology opening the door for freshwater fish markets

Nov 9, 2020 — The company will evaluate the effects of hyper-antioxidant technologies on oxidation and fish health in RAS at the Marineholmen RASLab, in Bergen, Norway.

Read Full Article

Billund Aquaculture Norway builds RAS-facility for Mowi

Nov 9, 2020 — The new facility will contain two production lines, each with a fish tank volume of approximately 5,000 m³ and will use moving bed biofilm reactors (MBBR) for treating process water.

Read Full Article

Benchmark Genetics partners with Salmon Evolution

Nov 10, 2020 — The companies entered into an agreement on collaboration on genetics, ova, product deliveries and expertise development related to salmon farming on land.

Read Full Article

FEAP appoints new president

Nov 5, 2020 — The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) elected Lara Barazi-Yeroulanos as the new president of the federation for the next three years.

Read Full Article

Blue Ridge Aquaculture invests $2.5 million in new tilapia nursery facility in the U.S.

Nov 5, 2020 — The company is completing the construction of a new, state-of-the-art tilapia nursery to support its existing farming operations and future domestic growth plans.

Read Full Article

Skretting’s new marine broodstock diet responding to hatchery needs

Nov 5, 2020 — The company will globally introduce Vitalis PRIMA in the coming months, which incorporates the latest technology from ground-breaking dietary research plus commercial insights.

Read Full Article

Study reveals great potential for natural genetic variation to boost aquaculture

Nov 3, 2020 — New research into Atlantic salmon has highlighted a hitherto untapped resource of genetic variation that could help unlock even greater production benefits.

Read Full Article

Follow Us

We are social. Connect with us on:

Sign Up For Our Publications

Select a newsletter/magazine and submit your e-mail to subscribe.

Aquafeed Newsletter
Aquafeed Magazine
HATCHERY Feed & Management Publications