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Salmon Evolution’s Harøy plant to receive first smolt in March 2022

Work at the Indre, Harøy land-based fish farm of Salmon Evolution is in full swing as the Norwegian aquaculture company prepares for the delivery of smolt in 2022.

Benchmark Genetics enters collaboration with tilapia producer, Regal Springs

Benchmark Genetics and Regal Springs have entered a long-term strategic collaboration to support Regal Springs’ breeding programs for premium, natural-grown tilapia.

Martec and Xelect announce first commercial Spotted Rose Snapper genetic program

Martec and Xelect’s recently announced partnership will look to create the first large-scale genetic breeding program for Spotted Rose Snapper. A fully-integrated, BAP-certified producer, Martec’s joint efforts with Xelect will allow the company to introduce advanced modern genetic techniques, balancing pedigree control and inbreeding with continuous gains in important traits through selective breeding. As Martec looks to increase its production to 10,000 metric tons per year, these endeavours are crucial.
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Top 10 Under 40: María Estela Busto Talavera

Fish health can be the only measure of success in any hatchery. This is why María Estela Busto Talavera is being highlighted for her meticulous care of the tilapia broodstock at La Noria hatchery in Ingiernillo, Mexico. The 31-year-old veterinary zootechnician has transformed the local hatchery’s survival rates and egg production rates with diligent practice. >> Learn more

Waste not: Agricultural by-products in aquafeed

Agricultural by-products, usually cast off as end-of-use materials, are increasingly finding their way into the loop of the circular economy. They are placed back in the production line, regaining value while minimizing the generation of waste, and serving as alternative ingredients in aquafeed. » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » Read more
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Aquaculture Africa 2021

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