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Seaweed for juvenile grass carp shows potential for Gran Canaria’s blue economy

Macroalgal wracks have potential as a feed additive in juvenile grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) diets, creating an economic value to the marine plants.  A study in Spain by Galindo et al. cited that seven per cent of the macroalgae may be included in the diet “without detrimental effect on C. idella survival, growth, proximate composition, FA (fatty acids) or LC (lipid classes) profile, oxidative status, and digestive capacity.”

FAI launches tilapia welfare app and online training

Working with scientists and farmers in Brazil, Thailand and China, FAI Farms has developed a free to use tilapia welfare app that uses scientifically validated welfare indicators for fish health, behaviour and nutrition, as well as environmental conditions.

Scottish semi-closed farm pioneers to fight planning rejection

The team behind the proposed creation of Scotland’s first semi-closed salmon production unit is to fight the rejection of the venture by local authority planners, claiming that a blocking decision taken last autumn was “fundamentally flawed.”


Problems with old plumbing

The plumbing choices, including material, sizing, run location, and setup are decided based on the needs of the facility at the time of installation, but the choices can have long-lasting effects on a hatchery. Aging plumbing presents new problems for technicians in a number of ways. » Read More...


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