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May 10, 2019

New project in Wester Ross

The Scottish Salmon Company recently announced new freshwater projects that will see the company invest approximately £10 million in its operational infrastructure and Scotland’s rural economy.

FEED-X challenge welcoming applications

WWF-founded enterprise Project X Global has opened the search for the next outstanding innovation to radically transform the global feed industry.

Imported shrimp causing concern over antibiotic-resistant bacteria

After a March 2019 investigation in Canada revealed that grocery stores were selling imported shrimp containing antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Dallas, Texas-based aquaculture company NaturalShrimp is reaffirming its antibiotic-free shrimp production system.

Hatchery hopes circular tanks will improve sturgeon breeding

The Neosho National Fish Hatchery in Neosho, Missouri, U.S.A., is banking on new circular water tanks to improve the breeding and reproduction environment of its pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus), local community paper The Joplin Globe has reported.
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Navigating the complexities of scallop rearing

A high market demand, high market price and low competition for market share – these are the key indicators behind the big potential of farmed scallop in the U.S. market currently, according to Dr. Daniel Ward, owner of Ward Aquafarms in Massachusetts, U.S.A. Tapping deep into the potential requires a thorough understanding of optimizing growth and survival in nursery – which are very critical – as well as grow-out and overwintering phases. » Read more

Breeding to resist gill disease focus of new £3.5m project

The potential to breed salmon with enhanced resilience to gill infections and other health issues, such as sea lice, is a core part of a new £3.5 million (US$4.6 million) Scottish research and development initiative. » Read more

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