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Optimized micro-scale aquaponics systems deliver

A study on micro-scale aquaponics systems in Spain emphasized the necessity of implementing strategies to minimize energy consumption and reduce labour needs.

Orkney Shellfish Hatchery hits milestone with 11,000 oyster spat-release

Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, a multi-species aquaculture hatchery located in Orkney, Scotland, has hit a milestone with the release of its first stock of native flat oysters into the ocean, following the sale of native oyster spat to a local restoration project.

Study says “no” to disinfection in European lobster larvae RAS

Everyone agrees that the rearing environment is important for a stable production of good quality juveniles. Does it follow, then, that the cleaner the better? Experts say this isn’t the case.
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Top 10 Under 40: Zachary Janiak

Zachary Janiak believes he was born to grow fish. And as farm manager of Hudson Valley Fisheries (HVF) in Hudson, N.Y, he is living his dream and everyone he works with knows it. “Passion and dedication are key, it has to be in your heart,” the 28-year-old says. >> Learn more

Boosting hatchery restoration efforts

More than 20 years ago, oyster reefs were abundant in the Solent – a strait along the south coast of the UK. Around 450 boats collectively landed about 15 million native oysters each year at the end of the 1970s and the oyster fishery was once the largest in Europe. But in 2013, it was forced to close due to a combination of over-extraction, intertidal conditions, disease, pollution, and invasive species. Now, a new restoration project established by Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) is underway to relay oyster reefs in the Solent. » Read more

Commercial supplement to leaf litter leads to higher growth rate in Bangladesh shrimp

Shrimp in traditional silvo-aquaculture (mangrove aquaulture) feeding solely on leaf litter may show good survival rate. For increased growth rate, however, supplemental commercial feed must be applied. » Read more

Orkney Shellfish Hatchery welcomes new graduates through grant program

The Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, a multi-species aquaculture hatchery that supplies shellfish products to the restoration market, has secured funding for a number of new aquaculture graduate positions, after winning a Scottish educational grant, which is courtesy of the Highlands and Islands Enterprises’ Graduate Support Program. » Read more
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Taiwan International Fisheries & Seafood Show

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

Dec. 11-14, 2021
Alexandria, Egypt
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