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Boosting biosecurity for the shrimp industry

A new research project being carried out in Australia, “Demonstrating the impact of prawn viruses on prawn aquaculture production”, is focusing on pathogens found on Australian shrimp farms and looks to give producers a better understanding on how to mitigate them in the future.

AquaBioTech looks toward international expansion with Bluefront Equity investment

AquaBioTech Group and Bluefront Equity have announced they have jointly entered into a letter of intent, stating Bluefront Equity will acquire a significant stake in AquaBioTech Group through a combination of purchase of shares, and new capital to accelerate the company’s growth.

Scottish researchers look to take pro-active approach in mitigating shellfish diseases

Scottish aquaculture researchers are looking for a way to help detect the presence of a range of diseases and biofouling species impacting oysters and mussels, by developing a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method. The project could lead to a significant boost in the health and wellbeing of both species of shellfish.
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Delcio Gonçalves da Cunha

In his 12-year career, Delcio Gonçalves da Cunha has learned that innovation is the key to success. “I would like all young people who have affinity and interest in this field of aquaculture to always seek innovations and solutions for the evolution of zootechnical productivity indices,” says the 36-year-old. >> Learn more

Microbe oil make good substitute for fish oil in trout feed: study

Fish grown in aquaculture systems do better when given a diet that contains marine microbe oil rather than oil obtained from wild-caught fish. This was what researchers from Nova Scotia’s Dalhousie University found out when they completely replaced fish oil used in the diet of farmed rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon with oil from a new strain of marine microbe. » Read more

A partnership to improve land-based salmon farming feeds

The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, an internationally-renowned research and development program focused on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), and Cargill, a leader in animal feeds solutions, have announced a multi-year agreement to develop, evaluate, and enhance feeds for the growing land-based aquaculture industry. The partners first began working together in 2018, and this new agreement solidifies the collaboration to 2023 and beyond. » Learn more

Pure Salmon begins construction for new RAS salmon farm

Following 10 years of planning, Pure Salmon has announced southwest Virginia will become the home of its new salmon farm. Construction for Pure Salmon’s new US $228 million recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility has begun, and when fully-built and running, is expected to raise and process up to 20,000 tons of salmon, annually. » Learn more
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International Vaccines Congress 2021

Oct. 18-20, 2021
Orlando, Fla., USA
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World Aquaculture 2021

Nov. 8-12, 2021
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
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Taiwan International Fisheries & Seafood Show

Dec. 2-4, 2021
Taipei, Taiwan & Virtual Event
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