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Russian scientists develop a new oxygen saturation machine

A group of Russian scientists has designed a new oxygen saturation machine, which has recently passed field trials at several lakes in the Altai region. The new equipment is called to help breeding fish in the harsh northern conditions in Russia.

Arctic Fish takes first steps in large expansion project with two agreements

Arctic Fish’s subsidiary, Arctic Smolt, located in Iceland’s Westfjords, has entered into two separate agreements to pursue the expansion of its smolt facility at Nordur Botn in Tálknafjördur, Iceland. The project will have an estimated cost of €24 million (approx. CAD $35.7 million), making it one of the largest private investment projects in the Westfjords.

Producing high-quality hybrid catfish with freshwater fish oil

Low levels of freshwater fish oil can go a long way in improving performance indicators of aquacultured hybrid catfish broodstock. This was observed in hybrid catfish broodstock fed with one and two per cent FFO-supplemented diets in an experiment at the Maejo University in Thailand.
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Hatchery health 101

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Aqua Nor 2021 sees agreement between Benchmark Genetics and Premium Svensk Lax

Benchmark Genetics has signed a long-term agreement with Premium Svensk Lax, for the delivery of salmon eggs to the company’s new plant, which is currently under construction in Säffle, Värmland in Sweden. » Learn more

Cermaq awarded Fish Welfare Prize at Aqua Nor 2021

During Aqua Nor 2021, held in Trondheim, Norway, Cermaq has been recognized and awarded the Fish Welfare Prize from the Fish Welfare Forum, for its improvement work and the results it has reaped, which was developed at Cermaq’s fry plant Holmvåg in Steigen, Norway. These efforts have improved the quality and survival of the fry. » Learn more
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 2021
Virtual Event
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8th World Fisheries Congress

Sept. 20-24, 2021
Adelaide, Australia
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Aquaculture Europe 2021

Oct. 4-7, 2021
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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International Vaccines Congress 2021

Oct. 18-20
Orlando, Florida, USA
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