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Fire destroys stock at Atlantic Sapphire RAS facility in Denmark

A nighttime blaze on Wednesday, Sept. 15 severely damaged fish tanks at the recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility of Atlantic Sapphire in Hvide Sande, Denmark. The Danish aquaculture company reported that all workers at the facility managed to escape to safety without injury and that the fire was under control by 6 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16.

NaturalShrimp focuses on study for potential to enter freshwater fish markets

NaturalShrimp is currently testing technologies that create antioxidant environments in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), to reduce the redox reaction in fish gills to counteract fish susceptibility to harmful effects of ammonia. This study could enable the company to enter the salmon, barramundi, and other freshwater fish markets.

Nofima researchers win animal research prize

Researchers Carlo C. Lazado and Elisabeth Ytteborg were awarded the Norecopa 3R Prize for their efforts to advance strategies for reducing the number of laboratory animals in fish health studies, and have developed techniques for measuring the health of salmon without killing the fish first.
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Persevering through a pandemic

Starting in late April 2020, the Tilapia Hatchery Centre (THC), located in the Cayo District of Belize, faced a challenging situation when the COVID-19 pandemic caused the border between Belize and Guatemala to close. For one month, THC couldn’t import any fish feed, and workers had to think quickly before their stock risked taking a hard health hit. » Read more
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GenoMar Genetics Vietnam announces successful fingerling shipment from new production base

GenoMar Genetics Vietnam’s (GGV) new production base in the Tay Ninh province has reached an important milestone, with the successful first-time shipment of genetically-improved tilapia fingerlings to a customer in the Hai Duong province, located in northern Vietnam. » Learn more

Thermal manipulation induces milkfish spawning during off-season in the Philippines

Heated tanks hold the potential to ease the Philippines’ tight supply of locally-produced milkfish fry. As milkfish broodstock normally only spawn from March to October when the weather the water is warmer, thermal manipulation induces broodstock to spawn during November to February, when the cool weather would normally deter these from being productive. » Learn more
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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, 2021
Orlando, Fla., USA
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