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Russia experiences a rise in demand for broodstock

The demand for broodstock on the Russian market is on the rise as the domestic aquaculture industry development builds momentum, according to Ilya Shestakov, director of the Russian federal agency for fisheries, Rosrybolovstvo.

Skretting and Atlantic Sapphire partner on local feed supply venture

Skretting has announced its plans to construct a specialized feed plant for land-based salmon in Florida to serve Atlantic Sapphire’s U.S. operations, with feeds specialized for Bluehouse farming.

Kingfish Maine set to break ground by end of 2021, with final permits

The Kingfish Company has announced its second planned recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in Maine, U.S., has received its final state-level approvals. With these approvals, the company is scheduled to break ground by the end of 2021.
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Top 10 Under 40: Megan Sorby

Megan Sorby loves the world of aquaculture because there is always something new to learn. Any given day at Kingfish Maine, she gets to be a biologist, a plumber, a chemist and an engineer. She loves the challenge of improving operations efficiency, increasing survival rates and learning about new technology. >> Learn more

Trusting new technologies

The decision to adopt new technology is not one taken lightly at most land-based facilities. Adopting any new monitoring or control system comes with a degree of risk that must be mitigated while the new technology comes online, and staff learn how to work with it. Monitoring and control systems represent a significant investment, especially to smaller operators. A mistake in the monitoring and control system setup could be the death of a farm. » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » Read more
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