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September 20, 2019

Growth and feed efficiency gains flow from new egg-sorting technology

Measuring the metabolic rate of eggs or embryonic fish is being used successfully by US start-up, GenetiRate, to identify top performing individuals with greatly improved growth rates and feed efficiency.

Poaching problem making hatchery efforts useless, Russian authorities say

Oil and gas producers in the Russian Far East have to stop giving money to hatcheries to breed pelyad (Coregonus peled), since there are no longer any problems with the population of this fish species, said Marat Abrakhmanov, member of the Parliament of the Yamal Nenets Autonomous District, during a parliament meeting.

Aquaculture supplier donates to cancer research

As a woman-owned aquaculture and water monitoring company, Precision Measurement Engineering announced its intention to donate 2.5 per cent of some of its sales during October and November toward breast cancer research.

Free the lobster: Crowdfunding aims to release young lobsters to the wild

The National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to appeal for the public’s help to support vital marine conservation and the future of fisheries. » Read more

On-land fish farming in need of impact funding

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NaturalShrimp to enter barramundi market with new partnership

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Aqua feed producers urged to invest in RAS

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