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AKVA names new managing director for the land-based segment

Apr 27, 2021 — Kenneth Bak was named managing director AKVA group Land Based. 

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Aussie researchers to create purebred golden barramundi

Apr 23, 2021 — James Cook University (JCU) scientists partnered with Mainstream Aquaculture to create a pure breeding line of golden barramundi. 

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Xelect introduces new consultancy service for trout producers

Apr 23, 2021 — GeneXpertise customers will get advice on genetic best practices, a detailed report on the genetic health of their population along with guidance on which crosses to avoid and which to make for a modest price. 

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India allows hatcheries within 200m of shore

Apr 22, 2021 — This decision would ensure uninterrupted seed supply to shrimp and fish farming sectors in the country.

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Study finds room for breeding improvements in giant freshwater prawn

Apr 22, 2021 — Researchers found that accumulative genetic gain in body weight after eight generations was 56%, averaging 7% per generation.

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Anue Water signs sales agreement in the U.S. for its wastewater technologies

Apr 22, 2021 — Russell Resources Inc. is the exclusive new channel partner for the sales and distribution of Anue’s eco-friendly product line throughout the six New England states.

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Global Aquaculture Alliance renames as Global Seafood Alliance

Apr 21, 2021 — The name change triggers a rebranding initiative that will include the introduction of Best Seafood Practices.

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Benchmark’s new incubation center in Iceland on track for opening in June 2021

Apr 21, 2021 — The new facility will have an annual production capacity of 300 million ova with 10,000 single incubators to ensure high biosecurity levels.

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Nueva Pescanova Group to test new energy management system in turbot hatchery

Apr 20, 2021 — Through the application of artificial intelligence and the optimization of air conditioning processes, this system will improve the energy efficiency of the farm.

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Bakkafrost plans three new hatcheries in Scotland

Apr 16, 2021 — The plan aims to establish state-of-the-art RAS hatcheries in Scotland that are more water and feed efficient.

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Cutting energy use in a growing RAS industry

Apr 16, 2021 — Researchers, together with Krüger Kaldnes, are developing models that can save up to 15-20% of the energy used in a RAS facility by optimizing the use of energy and recovering energy from water and air. 

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New bivalve hatchery R&D center opens in Portugal

Apr 16, 2021 — The new center integrates a bivalve hatchery, R&D laboratories and offices and is committed to innovation, breeding and production of high-quality premium bivalve species.

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Transalgae raises new funds to develop microalgae-based oral vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 — Israel-based Gan Shmuel Foods Ltd. made an additional second investment for $2.5 million in TransAlgae. 

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India inaugurates electronic marketplace for aquaculture farmers

Apr 14, 2021 — e-SANTA will connect aqua farmers with buyers and will enable farmers to get a better price and exporters to directly purchase products from farmers enhancing traceability.

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AquaMaof appoints aquaculture veteran to boost customer support operations

Apr 13, 2021 — The company appointed Guy Alon to manage cross-organizational customer service processes, create new methodologies and lead the growing team of the Customer Service & Support Division.

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Benchmark Genetics signs its largest salmon ova contract

Apr 13, 2021 — The company signed a multi-year agreement with Pure Salmon to supply Atlantic salmon ova to their projects worldwide and continuous product development and R&D.

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Salmon companies incorporate smolt indicator into their production magement

Apr 12, 2021 — The increase in demand has determined the need to expand Pathovet's production capacities to maintain response times and monitor its clients' decision-making.

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Saudi Arabia to build the largest hatchery in the MENA region

Apr 7, 2021 — The hatchery will have a production capacity of 70 million fingerlings, which makes it the largest in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Chilean pathology company opens lab in Scotland

Apr 6, 2021 —

The company aims to serve European aquaculture customers with high-quality diagnostics and research.

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RAS expert Andrew Cree Preston joins Benchmark Genetics

Apr 6, 2021 — Preston will help customers maximize the potential of the company’s genetics to meet their production objectives.

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