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Editorial: Hatcheries starting to feel effects of pandemic

A few weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic, our team at Hatchery International wanted to hear from our readers about how this global health crisis has affected their business and their operations. Here’s what you said.

GenoMar acquires Brazilian tilapia firm

GenoMar Genetics AS has acquired the genetics and distribution assets of independent Brazilian tilapia company, AquaAmerica/AquaPorto.

Benchmark Genetics Chile has new general manager

Pablo Mazo has been hired as Benchmark Genetics Chile’s new general manager as of early May.
Feature Stories 

Seines solve process challenge for hatchery staff

The growing popularity of circular tanks in aquaculture has many traditional raceway fish culturists perplexed when thinking about crowding fish for sampling and transfer activities. Staff at the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery have worked through this conundrum: progressing from three panel crowders to purse seines. » Read more

Exploring anaerobic digestion for waste management in RAS

Closed-loop RAS also allows for efficient solid waste capture and collection. However, the intensive nature of the process also results in the production of a concentrated waste stream, with waste treatment and disposal leading to additional costs for farmers. The Freshwater Institute investigates a promising and attractive approach to the management of RAS waste solids: anaerobic digestion. » Read more
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