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A cluster of new hatcheries is on the pipeline on the Russian south

The Russian authorities are enhancing efforts to restore the fish population in the Don River and Black Sea tributaries. Viktor Goncharov, first deputy governor of Rostov Oblast, recently disclosed that part of the rehabilitation and development of the fishery complex of the Don River is to build four new hatcheries.

Taste of BC Aquafarms takes one step closer to new RAS farm

Blue Star Foods Corp. has announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Taste of BC Aquafarms (TBC), has chosen a property in Deep Bay, British Columbia (B.C.) as the location for its new land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) steel-head salmon farm.

Finnforel announces plans for first rainbow trout selective breeding centre

Finland-based technology company Finnforel, which has become a leading ecological fish farm, has announced the next part of its growth phase involves production facility expansions, as well as its first selective breeding centre for rainbow trout.
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Top 10 Under 40: Alpa Pansuriya

Unlike many of this year’s winners, Alpa Pansuriya did not pursue aquaculture from the very beginning. She started off her working life as a successful pathology lab technician, studying the causes and effects of disease and injury in the human body. In a way, hatchery and aquaculture found her. >> Learn more

Finding success in an unlikely space

On April 22, 2015, the most recent eruption of the Calbuco volcano, located in southern Chile, took place. This affected eight land-based salmon farms in the surrounding area and represented losses of around 773 tons of the whole local industry. This was a game-changing event for most freshwater facility-owners located in the region of Los Lagos, including Aquagen Chile. » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » 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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