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March 8, 2019

Salmon producer teams up with university for new RAS course

The University of Southern Maine, in Maine, U.S.A., and Maine-based aquaculture firm Whole Oceans have joined forces to offer a course on aquaponics and recirculating aquaculture systems, the university's public affairs office said.

South Dakota harbours new shrimp production site

The trū Shrimp company is planning to build its first shrimp production facility in Madison, South Dakota, USA. trū Shrimp’s advanced technology is designed to raise shrimp in a near natural and disease-free environment.

Cooke cooks up US$30-million post-smolt RAS project

Cooke Aquaculture is planning to build a US$30-million post-smolt RAS facility in New Brunswick, Canada – a plan that will enable the company to grow salmon larger on land before transferring them to saltwater net pens.
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New partnership to produce shrimp hatchery in Ecuador

Animal breeding company Hendrix Genetics has partnered with aqua feed company Nutreco and Ecuadorian shrimp farming company Ecuacultivos, to invest in Ecuador and establish a state-of-the-art shrimp hatchery. » Read more

Philippines government launches mussel production initiative

The Philippine government bats to address the challenges impeding the growth of the Philippine mussel industry with the Mussel Industry Strategic S&T Program. » Read more

Arizona gives hatchery US$3.3-million facelift

The Sterling Springs Fish Hatchery (SSH) in Sedona, Arizona, U.S.A., is currently undergoing a US$3.3-million dollar rehabilitation to modernize its facilities. » Read More

Uzbekistan allows duty-free broodstock import

Aquaculture producers in Uzbekistan are getting some relief with the announcement by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of tax-free broodstock import over the next two years. » Read More

RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more

Aqua Nor

August 20-23, 2019 » Read more