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March 1, 2019

Norwegian breeding company acquires Scotland hatchery

AquaGen has signed a deal to buy Scottish Sea Farms' freshwater hatchery at Holywood near Dumfries in Scotland.

David Peach joins AKVA group Scotland

AKVA group Scotland has appointed David Peach as its new commercial director, replacing Douglas Johnson, who is retiring after a lengthy career within the aquaculture sector.

Cooke Seafood acquires Latin American shrimp company

Saint John, New Brunswick-based aquaculture company Cooke Inc., has acquired Honduras-based shrimp farm business Seajoy Seafood Corporation in a private transaction between the two family-owned businesses.
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Dutch Yellowtail producer to set up RAS facility in US

Kingfish Zeeland, based in The Netherlands, is ready to take its high-value RAS-grown Dutch Yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) to the North American market with plans to establish a production facility in the United States this year. » Read more

Peracetic acid use in RAS

Peracetic acid (PAA) has recently been documented as an effective water disinfectant for aquaculture that also appears to be compatible with biofiltration when applied at low doses. As such, the outlook for PAA use in recirculating aquaculture systems is positive, particularly when considering the environmentally friendly attributes of this compound. » Read more

Spanish study aims to optimize larval production of common spider crab

Utilizing optimized culture conditions has cut the average larval development period of the common spider crab (Maja brachydactyla) by more than 50 percent. » Read More

Low-density environment ideal for juvenile scallop growth, study finds

A study in Brazil on the “occurrence of compensatory growth, in view of enabling the storage of juveniles at densities in the intermediate culture phase” showed that juvenile scallops (Nodipecten nodosus) have ideal growth rates in a low-density environment. » Read More
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RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more

Aqua Nor

August 20-23, 2019 » Read more