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New grant to develop vaccine for tilapia lake virus

Apr 5, 2021 — FFAR awarded the grant to the University of Florida to develop a vaccine delivery system that will prevent the spread of tilapia lake virus and other diseases in the aquaculture industry.

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Japanese partnership to improve breeding technology in bluefin tuna

Apr 1, 2021 — Maruha Nichiro partnered with Japan agency to cooperate in the development of breeding technology for bluefin tuna.

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Blue Aqua launches exclusive Doctor Shrimp Academy

Mar 31, 2021 — Doctor Shrimp Academy will accept applications of students for both in-person and online courses, specializing in both intensive and super-intensive shrimp farming.

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Shrimp productivity fell in Indian shrimp hatcheries in 2020 due to the pandemic

Mar 30, 2021 — Shrimp production declined from record production of nearly 800,000 tons in 2019 to about 650,000 tons in 2020 in India, according to a white paper of the Society of Aquaculture Professionals.

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AlgaEnergy becomes B Corporation-certified

Mar 30, 2021 — The microalgae biotechnology company joins 3,800 B Corporations worldwide that are reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit.

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INVE Aquaculture unveils new Artemia knowledge hub

Mar 30, 2021 — Specialist knowledge about aquaculture’s key live feed, Artemia, can be found at a new web-based service, without registration and free of charge.

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Skretting relaunches its website

Mar 30, 2021 — The new website offers a user-friendly and customer-focused experience and shares all of the company’s latest aquaculture feed solutions.

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EU to boost organic aquaculture

Mar 26, 2021 — The European Commission presented an action plan that aims to increase organic aquaculture significantly.

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Can hatchery waste be used to feed insects?

Mar 25, 2021 — Larvae fed on sludge from salmon hatcheries become rich in marine fatty acids such as EPA and DHA, and minerals such as iron, zinc and selenium. 

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Grobest partners with Vietnamese shrimp hatcheries to secure high-quality source

Mar 24, 2021 — The cooperation of leading domestic shrimp larvae hatcheries aims to diversify the supply of high-quality, high-yield larvae for shrimp farmers.

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Volcano erupts close to Benchmark Genetics facilities in Iceland

Mar 24, 2021 — The company reported that all its farms are safe and all planned shipments will go according to plan.

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Norwegian researchers developed super male salmon

Mar 23, 2021 — This is the first time super males are documented in Atlantic salmon, a phenomenon known in other species.

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Free amino acids mix improves shrimp PLs performance under challenging conditions

Mar 23, 2021 — A study conducted by BCF Life Science showed that natural free amino acids obtained from extensive poultry keratin hydrolysis improve shrimp survival under AHPND and WSSV challenges.

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Ecuador to invest $300 million to improve electricity supply of shrimp farms

Mar 23, 2021 — The goal is to boost the productivity, export, energy efficiency and marketing opportunities of more than 2,300 shrimp companies in the provinces of Guayas, El Oro, Manabí, Esmeraldas and Santa Elena.

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First native oyster restoration hatchery opens in the UK

Mar 23, 2021 — The hatchery will produce a million native oysters that could transform the Solent’s water quality and increase its marine biodiversity.

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Sustainable Shrimp Partnership celebrates three-year anniversary

Mar 22, 2021 — Major shrimp producers in Ecuador aim to produce the highest quality and safest shrimp while committing to the highest levels of accountability.

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Manolin releases salmon disease prediction model

Mar 22, 2021 — The company released a machine learning model that predicts the early onset of pancreas disease and ISA with greater than 93% accuracy.

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OIE-WAHIS updates animal health database platform

Mar 16, 2021 — The platform was updated and is now available to consult historic and new disease events as well as validated information from six-monthly reports. 

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Study calls for new standards for disinfection in RAS facilities

Mar 16, 2021 — New research shows that RAS facilities for salmon farming in Norway and North America are disinfected in different ways and provides knowledge to create new standards.

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AKVA reports increased activity despite pandemic

Mar 15, 2021 — Despite cancellations in the first half of 2020, new RAS contracts and other pre-project opportunities contributed to increased activity in its land-based segment.

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