Mar 31, 2020 — 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.
Mar 30, 2020 — A California Sea Grant funded project will develop a mussel variety that is sterile, making it possible for farmers to greatly extend their harvesting window and the amount of product they can bring to market.
Mar 25, 2020 — Professor Grace Chu-Fang Lo was awarded with “2020 Meritorious Award” by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for her research in shrimp disease.
Mar 24, 2020 — The company raised an additional NOK 258 million ($23 million) from existing shareholders and new industrial owners for the company’s land-based salmon farm in Norway with an annual production capacity of 36,000 tons of salmon.
Mar 26, 2020 — The facility, with a production capacity of 100,000 tons a year, will be placed in Sothenës, southern Sweden, and will be built with AquaMaof technology.
Mar 19, 2020 — South Korean researchers found that disinfecting Artemia cysts with plasma-activated water during the hatching process reduces the bacteria load and increases hatching rate.
Mar 20, 2020 — Alpha Aqua and HTH AquaMetricsTM joined forces under Alpha Aqua North America to provide advanced RAS solutions to the American aquaculture markets.
Mar 19, 2020 — The damage occurred at the company’s pilot production plant that housed nursery, grow-out tanks and EC machinery.
Mar 17, 2020 — The agreement aims to increase the farm productivity with improved genetics for growth and disease resistance, and processing plant with improved fillet yield.
Mar 18, 2020 — The approval is part of a project (NRS-TRIPWELL) that tests triploid salmon production in Norway.
Mar 16, 2020 — 8F Asset Management has raised $358.8 million for the construction of Pure Salmon RAS facilities in Poland, Japan, France and the U.S.
Mar 13, 2020 — Mowi Scotland reported that the company introduced the first batch of wrasse eggs in its wrasse recirculation unit in Anglesey, Wales.
Mar 13, 2020 — Portuguese researchers optimized the breeding conditions of Sepia officinalis obtaining higher breeding ratios and low feeding costs.
Mar 13, 2020 — A new facility with 3,000 broodstock in Tigbauan, Iloilo, aims to jumpstart the giant freshwater prawn industry in the Philippines.
Mar 12, 2020 — Last year was a transformative year for AquaBounty, as for the first time, the company began to grow-out its AquAdvantage Salmon in the United States.
Mar 12, 2020 — The joint development agreement will validate Pebble Labs technology that reduces the transmission of diseases and viruses such as WSSV and will discuss future applications in aquaculture.
Mar 9, 2020 — Charoen Pokphand Group is considering different locations including Florida and other sites less prone to hurricanes.
Mar 9, 2020 — Philippine researchers found that using artificial lighting at night improves growth and survival rates and reduces feeding costs in pompano nursery stage.
Mar 3, 2020 — Melick Aquafeed mill in Catawissa, Pennsylvania, was destroyed by fire in February, leaving local hatcheries scrambling for feed.
Feb 27, 2020 — French researchers described the first successful reproduction, larval rearing and juvenile growth of H. forskali performed in captivity.
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