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Kazakhstan greenlit subsidies on broodstock purchases

The Kazakh Ecology Ministry has approved a draft decree under which fish farmers can get a 50 per cent reimbursement for the costs of broodstock in 2022. These new measures are part of an ambitious aquaculture development program embarked on by the Kazakh government in 2020. The main goal of which is to ramp up the domestic farmed fish production from 7,000 tonnes in that year to 270,000 tonnes per year in 2030.

Graintec and ImpactMarine enter co-op for international land-based RAS facilities

Graintec and ImpactMarine have announced a strategic cooperation agreement for the development and construction of an international portfolio of land-based aquaculture facilities. The partnership will help speed up the development of ImpactMarine’s pipeline of controlled environment aquaculture business using recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) technology, which will allow the company to produce various species for distinct markets. For Graintec, the partnership will give the company an opportunity to expand the deployment of its RAS technology into new markets.

AquaBounty’s pre-construction milestones for 10,000 MT salmon farm have been achieved

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. has announced the initiation of site preparations for the construction of the its planned 10,000 metric ton (MT) salmon farm in Pioneer, Ohio. In an AquaBounty press release, company CEO Sylvia Wulf expressed her enthusiasm about achieving critical pre-construction milestones, which will allow building to commence once the spring thaw has occurred. “The construction of roadways and onsite energy infrastructure, as well as the setting of surveyor’s benchmarks ahead of grading work, are underway as we speak.”
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U.S. study reveals cause of liver damage in largemouth bass juvenile

Full-fat black soldier fly prepupae (BSFP) supplementation in soybean meal lagged behind the performance of diet with defatted black soldier fly larvae (BSFL). BSFP supplementation significantly decreased feed intake, reduced intestinal villi length and caused some liver inflammation in the animal. Fish on diet with BSFL didn’t cause adverse pathologies in the livers. Excessive chitin content in BSFP could most likely be the factor here, according to the study conducted in the U.S. » Read more
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VIDEO: Filtration & Disinfection Solutions for Aquaculture

From land-based aquaculture to transporting fish in well-boats, highly controlled water conditions are critical for long-term, productive growth. Discover Evoqua’s range of disinfection and filtration systems which can be applied right across the aquaculture industry to ensure optimal conditions for fish health, improving yields and quality.

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Benchmark expands its genetics team

Benchmark Genetics is looking to strengthen its genetics team with two new hires. Dr. Grayzella Yoshida is the new senior geneticist that will be working at the company’s head office in Bergen, Norway. Hans Ekvall is the new junior geneticist. » Read more

Study identifies optimum parameters for transport of live Peruvian grunt

Pinning down parameters in transport of live Peruvian grunt (A. scapularis) juveniles has removed one of the choke points in furthering research on the new species for aquaculture development in Peru » Read more » Read more
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