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Orkney Shellfish Hatchery releases 500 juvenile clawed lobsters

Orkney Shellfish Hatchery has released its first stock of 500 advanced land-raised European clawed lobster juveniles into the ocean, with help from expert divers from local diving school, Kraken Diving.

Kingfish announces milestone for new U.S.-based facility

The Kingfish Company has announced the conclusion of its purchase of land for its new facility in Jonesport, Maine, USA. The purchase of land follows the approval of the two final permits from the State of Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) in mid-November. The acquisition of these final permits enable Kingfish Maine to move forward in pre-construction design and engineering, on schedule.

Noni fruit extract for whiteleg shrimp post-larvae

Noni (M. citrifolia) fruit extract supplementation improved growth performance in whiteleg shrimp (P. vannamei) post-larvae, an experiment in Malaysia showed. A direct relationship was established between animal growth and concentration of noni fruit extract.
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Top 10 Under 40: Hideyoshi Segovia Uno

Some of Hideyoshi Segovia Uno’s fondest memories as a child was spending time with his Japanese grandfather, talking about fish production and the benefits of seafood. “He would take me very early in the morning to the local fish market on the weekends to get the freshest fish possible so he could prepare the greatest sashimi ever,” said the 39-year-old. >> Learn more

Maintaining solid filtration with rotary drum filters

The main cog in the solid removal system, the rotary drum filter (RDF) is usually an efficient and reliable piece of equipment. Self-cleaning and completely automated, the RDF is a mainstay in many hatcheries. RDFs work great, until they don’t. Heavy, large, and submerged, few pieces of equipment can be more cumbersome to troubleshoot and repair than an RDF. Like all pieces of hatchery equipment, proper setup and maintenance will minimize downtime and maximize performance. » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » Read more
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Taiwan International Fisheries & Seafood Show

Dec. 2-4, 2021
Taipei, Taiwan & Virtual Event
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Aquaculture 2022

Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 2022
San Diego, CA, USA
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