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January 4, 2019

Nordic Aquafarms company Sashimi Royal becomes ASC-certified

A sister company to Nordic Aquafarms Inc., which is planning to build a world-class, land-based salmon farm in Belfast, Maine, U.S.A., has received certification from Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) as a sustainable and quality seafood producer.

New Russian hatchery to boost endangered sterlet

Russian company Biosphere-Fish has launched the first stage of a major sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) hatchery in the Republic of Tatarstan, 62 kilometers east from the city of Kazan, the regional government said in a statement.

RAS requirements for future growth

Recirculating aquaculture systems have many advantages that will allow increased farmed fish production in the future. This is especially true for salmon and trout – in locations adjacent to major markets and in a regulatory environment that controls water, wastewater discharge, escapees and land-use. RAS can reduce issues with sea lice and pathogens and improve fish containment to prevent escapees. With proper design and management, RAS can maintain a controlled environment that provides optimum conditions for growth, survival, welfare and feed conversion. However, to meet these goals the sector still needs to see significant advances. Here are some of the most important advances that need to take place for RAS to prosper. » Read more

Phibro Animal Health acquires fish vaccine business

Phibro Animal Health Corporation has acquired KoVax Ltd., an Israel-based developer and manufacturer of vaccines for the global aquaculture market. The acquisition expands Phibro’s portfolio of aquaculture products. » Read more

RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more