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Nuclear plants in Russia and Ukraine keep breeding fish

Nuclear plants in post-Soviet space keep using fish in cooling ponds, expanding its number and range in order to maintain a sustainable operation. Just recently, the management of the Khmelnytskyi nuclear plant in Ukraine announced plans to release 202,000 units of carp fry in its cooling pond to reduce biological interference in the operation of circulation systems. The fish fights well against algae, phytoplankton, and mollusks, improving the water quality.

NaturalShrimp greenlights second phase of freshwater salmon trial

NaturalShrimp has announced its planned funding for a second freshwater salmon trial at the Marineholmen RASLab in Bergen, Norway. In September 2021, the company revealed the initial trial results of its short-term validation study at the Marineholem RASLab, evaluating the effects of using hydrogas technology to increase fish health in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).

Molofeed announces investment in new RAS R&D hatchery facility

Molofeed has announced it will invest in a new research and development (R&D) facility located in Natal, Brazil, which is considered the biggest shrimp farming region in the country. Within this new recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) R&D facility, Molofeed looks to develop advanced hatchery nutrition solutions and new hatchery-related technologies for shrimp and finfish.
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Researchers study lake whitefish rearing

The lake whitefish has long been a popular North American food fish. Traditionally a large fishery was maintained in the Great Lakes, but stocks have been seriously depleted from habitat destruction, overfishing and, most recently, competition from invasive species. With a well-established market and a good value, there is much interest from the established aquaculture industry and indigenous fish farms around the Great Lakes, to start farming lake whitefish as a commercial aquaculture species. » Read more
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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. » Read more

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. » Read more
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