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November 30, 2018

First batch of salmon eggs arrive at Atlantic Sapphire’s Miami RAS hatchery

Oslo, Norway-listed land-based salmon farming company Atlantic Sapphire has placed its first commercial batch of 400,000 salmon eggs into its Bluehouse hatchery in Miami, Florida.

Pranger acquires RAS company PR Aqua

Indiana, U.S.-based Pranger Companies has acquired Canadian aquaculture design consultant, PR Aqua (formerly PR Aqua Supplies ltd.), from Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems (Canada), Inc. The acquisition has helped to further expand Pranger’s services in the industry, the company stated in a release.

Skretting introduces new RAS concept

Global aquaculture feed supplier Skretting is launching a new concept for recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) called RecircReady. The concept takes into account growth and waste prediction models, nutrient recycling, fish and system health monitoring in addition to tailored feed solutions and their impact on the systems themselves, the company stated.

Artificial intelligence helps farmers make informed decisions

Canadian aquaculture technology firm XpertSea has launched new technology for shrimp farms that leverages data to provide insights for more effective farm management.

Using triploid-tetraploid technology for oyster production

When it comes to oyster seed production, the triploid-tetraploid technology is the option that delivers. But verification on different stages and facets are necessary to make it work. » Read more

Teaming up in pursuit of sterile salmon

AquaBounty has joined forces with Aquaculture R&D company, the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), to apply CAT’s patented sterility technology in AquaBounty products. The decision means AquaBounty will now have access to and begin using CAT's gene editing technology to produce sterile salmon. » Read more