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Akva partners with Vikings for Middle East RAS facilities

Sep 22, 2020 — Only a few RAS suppliers have long-term experience in the design, construction and operation of modern land-based fish farming in this region, AKVA group being one of them.

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Unprecedented wildfires threaten hatcheries in Oregon, USA

Sep 21, 2020 — About 450,000 fish perished at two hatcheries in Oregon, USA and nearly 1.2 million chinook, steelhead and trout were released into the McKenzie River as wildfires approached and freshwater to the facility was cut off.

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ICAR-CIBA transfers shrimp phage therapy for commercialization

Sep 21, 2020 — The phage therapy was developed by CIBA using bacteriophages for the biocontrol of bacterial diseases, particularly vibriosis, in shrimp hatcheries.

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New fertilization method allows breeding programs in Senegalese sole

Sep 18, 2020 — With the new protocol, the time between obtaining the gametes and in vitro fertilization is less than 30 minutes so that the deterioration of the gametes is less and the fertilization rate increases, as well as the viability of eggs.

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Blockchain traceability trial to support Bangladesh hatcheries

Sep 22, 2020 — Using blockchain technology, the project will track and trace the fish, thereby establishing trust, managing risk and ensuring the quality of the carp.

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Nordic Aquafarms fully owns Maximus kingfish hatchery

Sep 17, 2020 — The company acquired the remaining shares of Maximus A/S, the hatchery with its own broodstock, and Sashimi Royal A/S, the grow-out producing fish from 50g to 5kg.

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Virbac partners with Ictyogroup to bring tilapia vaccines and formulations

Sep 17, 2020 — Virbac acquired the tilapia vaccines range of Ictyogroup that will continue to develop new vaccines and formulations for tilapia for Virbac’s AquaDivision and aquatic animal health business.

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SalmoBreed Salten reaches 100 million eggs delivered

Sep 16, 2020 — The company reached a new milestone with the delivery of 100 million eggs since its inception in March 2020 and aims at producing 150 million eggs per year.

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WAS joins AFS in support of climate change statement

Sep 16, 2020 — The World Aquaculture Society joined 110 aquatic scientific societies as a signatory to American Fisheries Society’s statement that highlights the effects of climate change on aquatic ecosystems.

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Researchers introduce new standardization of cryopreservation protocols for marine organisms

Sep 16, 2020 — The publication provides a standardized methodology for cryopreservation including obtaining gametes and quality control before and after cryopreservation.

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Atlantium Technologies partners with PR Aqua for North American distribution

Sep 15, 2020 — PR Aqua was appointed as the new distributor in Canada for Atlantium’s Hydro-OpticTM (HOD) ultraviolet (UV) technology in the aquaculture market segment and will also provide Atlantium HOD UV into aquaculture projects they design in the U.S.

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India establishes first private seabass hatchery

Sep 17, 2020 — Canares Aquaculture will be the first private company in the country in producing seabass (Lates calcarifer) supported by the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) that will transfer the technology.

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Japanese $300,00 fund to develop tilapia hatchery industry in Fiji

Sep 11, 2020 — The Fiji government is determined to grow the aquaculture sector rapidly using new and innovative technologies that are being developed globally.

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Open consultation on EU aquaculture strategic guidelines - Europe

Sep 11, 2020 — The European Commission is updating the guidelines in line with recent developments and to help EU countries update their multiannual aquaculture plans.

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APHIS changes registered aquaculture export facility inspection program - USA

Sep 11, 2020 — APHIS inspection and approval through the APHIS Registered Aquaculture Export Facility program has been updated and new requirements and processes will be required prior to shipping live aquatic animals to certain destination countries.

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Australian Crayfish Hatchery announces investment opportunities

Sep 10, 2020 — With the completion of stage one of its fully-integrated crayling production facility, the company initiated a campaign to invest in its redclaw farming technology and fishmeal-free feed.

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Bill seeks to expand species researched at California salt-water fish hatchery

Sep 8, 2020 — The marine hatchery program at the Leon Raymond Hubbard Jr. Marine Fish Hatchery in Carlsbad is dedicated to refining hatchery operations for use in replenishing white seabass in Southern California. The bill updates current law to expand the scope of the program to include research on all species that have an economic impact on California.

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Nocera introduces next-generation RAS in Taiwan

Sep 8, 2020 — The next-generation tank design features an improved oxygenation system, which allows approximately 50% more fish to be raised in the tanks and makes the transport of fish more convenient.

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Open call for suppliers of fish fingerlings and oyster seeds - Mexico

Sep 8, 2020 — Inapesca opened a call for suppliers of fish fingerlings and oyster seeds to participate in the Aquaculture Genetics Resources Component.

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Join our webinar Trends in Aquaculture Hatcheries - September 15

Sep 8, 2020 — Hatchery Feed & Management, in partnership with Skretting and SPACE, will hold a free webinar on how feeds, genetics and new technologies can help improve hatchery performance on September 15 at 16:00 CET, 10:00 EDT.

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