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September 28, 2018

Researchers on the trail of world’s first confirmed natural manta ray hatchery

Recent research at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in Galveston, TX, has led to the site being designated as the world’s first confirmed manta ray (Mobula birostris) nursery. The discovery could be the first step toward a better understanding of a species that still holds many mysteries regarding their lifespan and habits.

Swedish aquaculture water treatment firm gets fresh funding

Norwegian seafood industry investor Broodstock Capital has purchased significant shares in Malmo, Sweden-based NP Innovation, giving the investment firm 50 per cent stake in the water treatment company, a statement from Broodstock Capital said.

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Acts of vandalism spark security discussion

The last several months have seen a variety of vandalism incidents at hatcheries around the world that led to the loss of fish and related capital. While it varies from case to case whether these incidents appear to have been politically motivated, specifically targeted or are merely random acts of vandalism, they do have some hatchery operators talking about their security measures and what is required to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. » Read more

Editing the future of aquaculture

Recent developments in molecular techniques now allow researchers improved and more precise methods to edit the genome of livestock animals. Gene editing tools, such as CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) and TALENs (Transcription Activator-Like Effector Nucleases), are gaining attention around the globe for their ability to easily introduce or knock out specific target genes with the aim of enhancing certain animal traits. » Read more

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