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November 2, 2018

Vietnam develops first protocol for sperm cryopreservation of tiger grouper

A university and government agency in Vietnam worked together to develop the country’s first protocol for sperm cryopreservation of tiger grouper fuscoguttatus with the goal of providing an all-year-round supply for seed production.

Research team takes on gill disease

A new multistakeholder collaboration in Europe is aiming to improve the health of farmed salmon by finding ways to better understand the risk factors associated with gill disease.

Countries ramp up efforts to save sturgeon population in the Caspian Sea

Following the Aktau International Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and leaders of other Caspian states released sturgeon fingerlings to the Caspian Sea. This symbolic gesture was to show the intention of the top officials in the region to enhance efforts to save the sturgeon population from complete extinction.

From hobby to hatchery

A Mozambique aquaponics hobby farm has transformed into a tilapia hatchery providing livelihood opportunities for the local community and beyond. » Read more

Examining epigenetics

Research efforts are underway in Canada to look at how epigenetics may have the answer to improving salmon survival rates in hatcheries. Epigenetics is the study of changes in organisms caused by the modification of gene expression – the genetic code itself remains the same but the way it expresses itself changes. » Read more