In the past several years, Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) stocks across Alaska have entered a phase of reduced productivity, causing challenges for hatcheries in the area in sourcing eggs. A representative for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) said the primary tool available to combat the reduction is limiting the harvest of returning adults, but it may not be possible to drive production to desired levels.
After just over 12 months of construction, Benchmark's new land-based salmon egg production facility, SalmoBreed Salten in Sørfold, Norway, officially opened on May 22nd. The facility is touted by the company as the "most advanced land-based facility for the production of salmon eggs in the world."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AquaBounty Technologies is ramping up commercial production of its genetically-engineered AquAdvantage salmon with the shipment of some 120,000 salmon eggs to its Albany, Indiana facility by end of May.
Lack of oxygen caused by improper use of oxygen and oxygen systems is one of the highest causes of human error mortalities in aquaculture, even despite the use of sensors and automation.
The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) recently announced new freshwater projects that will see the company invest approximately £10 million in its operational infrastructure and Scotland’s rural economy.
WWF-founded enterprise Project X Global has opened the search for the next outstanding innovation to radically transform the global feed industry. In partnership with Skretting, Climate-KIC, WWF and IKEA, FEED-X is now at a key stage of accelerating innovations across the feed sector, and is welcoming applications for sustainable feed innovations from entrepreneurs eager to commercialie their ideas.
After a March 2019 investigation in Canada revealed that grocery stores were selling imported shrimp containing antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Dallas, Texas-based aquaculture company NaturalShrimp is reaffirming its antibiotic-free shrimp production system.
BOSTON – Multiple stakeholder groups in Chile’s salmon farming industry are vowing to reduce antibiotic use for their farmed salmon by 50 percent over the next six years.
Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and sockeye (Oncorhynchus nerka) salmon spawning numbers in the Upper Fraser, Nechako and Stuart rivers in British Columbia, Canada, have caused a number of concerned parties to call for enhanced funding and information gathering, including looking into the establishment of a conservation hatchery.
Oak Haven, N.B. - Cooke Aquaculture is expanding its facilities and advancing its existing salmon breeding program, with a $5.6 million boost from the Canadian government.
An all-natural treatment was used in the sex reversal of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and resulted in as much as 80 percent female larvae.
After suffering a power outage in December where roughly 6.2 million Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) were lost, the Minter Creek Hatchery in Gig Harbor, Washington, U.S.A., is on the path to recovery.
The Algae Technology Education Consortium (ATEC) is offering a free Algal Culture Extension Short-course (ACES).
Mowi Scotland has announced the purchase of Ocean Matters aquaculture facility effective as of April 15, 2019. The facility is located in Anglesey, North Wales.
If you manage a site or facility, you have inevitably been frustrated and/or struggled with data collection.
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