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Russian hatcheries expand recreational campaigns

A group of Russian hatcheries in the Sakhalin and Kamchatka have ramped up salmon (Salmo) broodstock production destined to be released in the coastal zone. Since 2020, Sakhalin hatcheries have released above one billion units of salmon fry per year, Russian government agency Glavrybvod, estimated.

Start-up company plans shrimp farm for the UK

Start-up company, Land Ocean Farm, has released plans for the UK’s largest shrimp farm, which will grow whiteleg shrimp in a land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS), and will aim to one day produce 1,000 metric tons (MT) of shrimp per year.

Russia eyes launching accelerated hatcheries near Baikal

A group of researchers from the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences have designed a technology aimed at increasing the population of valuable fish species Baikal, in particular Arctic cisco (Coregonus autumnalis) and common whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis).

Large Siberian hatchery looks toward new era of country’s aquaculture

One of the largest hatcheries in Siberia, Abalakskiy, has been setting new records of broodstock production, targeting to improve the ecological situation in this part of Russia and facilitate the beginning of a new era of the country’s aquaculture. Abalakskiy traces its roots back to Soviet times. The first batch of sturgeon fingerlings was released in the rivers of the Tyumen region in 1975, said Vitaly Baranov, director of the Nizhniy-Obskiy branch of the Russian government agency Glavrybvod, which manages Abalakskiy, today. » Read more

The Scottish Salmon Company awarded GBP £5 million for post-smolt R&D project

A four-year aquaculture research and development (R&D) project to be carried out and led by The Scottish Salmon Company’s (SSC’s) Applecross site in the northwest highlands, has been awarded up to GBP £5 million (about USD $6.6 million) in public sector funding. The R&D project, will focus on post-smolt innovation, with the central goal to increase smolt sizes from around 100g to 500g in an ecologically sustainable manner using recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) technology. » Read more

Vaccinated rainbow trout has limited survival improvement in reuse water: U.S. study

Exposure to reuse water or multi-pathogen challenge in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) production can initiate complex disease dynamics that can overwhelm both vaccination and host genetic resistance, according to a collaborative project between researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service at Virginia Tech and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. » Read more
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