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Canada establishes new aquaculture research center

Aug 2, 2021 — A new custom-designed research facility will be built to complement the existing on-campus hatchery at Fleming Collegue. 

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AUD5 million grant to turbocharge aquaculture research in Australia

Jul 27, 2021 — The farming of fast-growing, highly efficient aquaculture species that are able to resist impacts of costly diseases will soon become a reality, with James Cook University and partners awarded $4.9 million from the Australian Research Council through their Industrial Transformation Research Program.

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pH sensor startup secures Series A investment

Jul 22, 2021 — UK-based ANB Sensors completed a Series A investment round to further advance the commercialization of their novel calibration-free pH measuring technologies. 

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Biotechnology to boost Malaysian freshwater prawn seed production

Jul 22, 2021 — The implementation of new technology at scale will is expected to increase national aquaculture production reducing operation costs and increasing farmers' yield. 

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GAA partners with FishChoice

Jul 22, 2021 — The agreement will combine GAA’s aquaculture standards and expertise with FishChoice’s online platform designed to power progress on seafood sustainability.

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US seaweed aquaculture lab to advance breeding and commercial production

Jul 20, 2021 — AltaSea partnered with University of Southern California professor Sergey Nuzhdin to establish a seaweed lab to improve breeding non-GMO kelp and other seaweed varieties.

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How genetic background of broodstock affects spawning quality in seabream

Jul 20, 2021 — A study reported, for the first time, that breeders with a genetic background for deformities affect the spawning quality in seabream.

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Kvarøy invests $16 million to expand and upgrade its smolt facility

Jul 19, 2021 — The new facility will have nearly double the capacity while reducing its overall energy consumption by up to 50%.

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New US program to speed salmon breeding

Jul 16, 2021 — Innovative genetic tools to speed the breeding of North American Atlantic salmon are being made available to breeders in the United States for the first time.

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Grieg Seafood reports possible ISA in Canada

Jul 15, 2021 — The company reported a case of infectious salmon anemia in one Atlantic salmon parr at its Marystown hatchery, in Canada.  

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DNA region linked to disease resistance in tilapia

Jul 15, 2021 — A section of the genetic code significantly affects survival during a virus outbreak, leading to the potential for breeding resistant fish.

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Does RAS environment affect skin and bone development of salmon larvae?

Jul 13, 2021 — A team of international researchers compared the survival, development and gene expression of Atlantic salmon grown in a RAS and flow-through systems during hatchery stages.

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RAS partnership for new projects in the Middle East

Jul 13, 2021 — MAT Filtration Technologies and MAT-KULING partnered with ALEC E&C for land-based aquaculture projects in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

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Singaporean partnership develops smart aquaculture solution for fish and shrimp farming

Jul 13, 2021 — Blue Aqua International partnered with SAS and Temasek Polytechnic to develop a mobile app to boost local production of fish and shrimp.

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New research hub to boost Aussie lobster aquaculture

Jul 12, 2021 — The project is expected to advance in traditional lobster aquaculture practices that will underpin the establishment of a new industry.

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Atlantic Sapphire loses $3 million in another incident at its RAS facility

Jul 12, 2021 — Approximately 400 tons of fish are expected to be lost, the equivalent of around 17% of annualized harvest volumes from the Denmark facility at steady-state production.

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The Philippines to build a multispecies hatchery

Jul 9, 2021 — The $598,000 hatchery will raise various species, such as milkfish, mangrove crabs, tilapia and giant tiger shrimp.

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Hawai’i researchers to develop hatchery technology for prized local fish

Jul 9, 2021 — The project will utilize hatchery technology recently developed at Oceanic Institute to culture species, such as yellow tang, to innovate culture methods for kumu.

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Norway unveils new aquaculture strategy for sustainable growth

Jul 8, 2021 — The strategy aims to set the course for the next 10-15 years and facilitate sustainable growth in the country’s aquaculture industry, including the feed production.

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Summa Equity and Longship join forces in land-based fish farming

Jul 7, 2021 — The companies invested in Nofitech, a Norway-based turnkey supplier of land-based fish farming facilities, services, and equipment.

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