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November 15, 2019
RAStech House

B.C. RAS shrimp farm shuts down

A land-based shrimp farm in Langley, British Columbia, has buckled under the weight of high production costs.

Aquaexcel2020 opens call for research

Are you involved in aquaculture research? You can now apply for full European Commission-funded access to top-class research facilities through Aquaexcel2020.

BC Aquatic Centre offers new genomic tools for BC salmon farmers

Salmon producers in British Columba will now have access to innovative DNA sequencing at the British Columbia Centre of Aquatic Health Sciences.

Mowi CEO steps down

Mowi ASA has appointed Ivan Vindheim as the company’s new chief executive officer, replacing Alf-Heige Aarskog, who has stepped down effective Nov. 12.
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Top 10 Under 40

Marit Holmvaag Hansen: In pursuit of the ‘perfect’ smolt

In a span of less than three years, Marit Holmvaag Hansen transitioned from smolt coordinator to production manager, leading around 30 staff members and overseeing the production of up to 15 million smolts at Cermaq Norway’s smolt and hatchery sites. Learn More
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Grieg NL

Grieg NL provides update on hatchery, post-smolt RAS build

Grieg Newfoundland’s massive RAS project in Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is progressing well as construction of two of the planned five facilities are currently underway. » Read more
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Laboratory analysis and lab scale demonstrations highlight extrusion processing conditions critical for high performance RAS feed production

Physical characteristics of aqua feed pellets have always been important to farmers. For years, high expectations have centered around the requirements of consistent size (diameter), correct buoyance, pellet durability during transportation and handling, and longevity once placed in water, with the farmer’s eye and the fish’s consumption rate and efficiency being the top deciding factors on whether a feed’s performance was acceptable or not. » Read more