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August 7, 2019
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Project explores genomics for oyster breeding

New Brunswick’s biggest hatchery is beginning a four-year project with Dr. Louis Bernatchez of Université Laval, called “Genomics for developing the first Canadian production-ready strain of selectively bred Eastern oyster.”

Alternative protein producer scores BP investment

BP Ventures has made an investment of $30 million in Calysta, Inc., an alternative protein producer, that will use BP’s natural gas to produce protein for fish, livestock and pet feeds.

Study explores low salinity for marine aquaculture

Protocols of spawning and larviculture of the spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), which are currently performed at high salinity, could be done at low salinity, according to a study by graduate student, Eric Gigli, at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center. » Read more

New funding programs to boost environmental sustainability in PEI

The province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada has announced two new initiatives that aim to promote the development of new technologies and reduce the environmental impact of the province’s aquaculture and fisheries sectors. » Read more

Save the date for RAStech 2020

Organizers of RAStech tradeshow and conference are already making plans for next year’s edition, to be held from November 16-17, 2020 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort in South Carolina. » Read more

Decommissioned oil and gas platforms eyed for aquaculture use

Aquaculture projects are among the potential alternative uses for decommissioned offshore oil and gas platforms at the Santa Barbara Channel in California. » Read more


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