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Seafood company Grieg Seafood has joined forces with breeding company AquaGen to produce broodstock and eggs using AquaGen’s strain.
The Wild Rose Fish Hatchery in Wild Rose, Wisconsin, in the U.S., has developed an exhibit dedicated to the long history of the lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the area.
During the 8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH) hosted in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, in September, a special industry session focused on bringing industry and research representatives together to help highlight ongoing concerns both groups are interested in solving.  
An environmental group has announced its intention to sue New Hampshire’s largest fish hatchery over pollution concerns. 
The 8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH) was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, from Sept. 2–6. This year marked the 30th anniversary of the event, bringing the conference back to Canada for the first time since the inaugural meeting held in Vancouver, British Columbia.
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuadaor – Food provider Cargill has unveiled a modern feed plant for shrimp in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The $65-million investment is creating 150 new jobs and 500 related positions for local economy, the company said in a release, adding that the feed plant is poised to create significant growth in Ecuador’s aquaculture technology.
U.K.-based aquaculture health, advanced nutrition and genetics company Benchmark has acquired Norway-based aquaculture IT firm Videntis AS for £300,000. 
The world's first salmon hatchery to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status is getting ready to catch the next wave of aquaculture growth. Northern Harvest Smolt Ltd has received approval to begin expansion work at its Indian Head Hatchery in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada.
The Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia (AANS) plans to develop a long-term broodstock program to fortify its cultured rainbow trout industry.
Recent research at the Flower Garden Banks (FGB) National Marine Sanctuary in Galveston, TX, has led to the site being designated as the world’s first confirmed manta ray (Mobula birostris) nursery. The discovery could be the first step toward a better understanding of a species that still holds many mysteries regarding their lifespan and habits.
Norwegian seafood industry investor Broodstock Capital has purchased significant shares in Malmo, Sweden-based NP Innovation, giving the investment firm 50 per cent stake in the water treatment company, a statement from Broodstock Capital said.
Benchmark has commenced production of salmon eggs at its new land-based breeding facility in Salten, Norway, the UK-based salmon egg supplier has announced.
Russian Federal Agency for Fishery Rosrybolovstvo plans to convert several state-owned hatcheries in the far eastern part of the country, so they would breed humpback salmon (Oncorhunchus gorbusha) fry, instead of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) fry, Vasily Sokolov, the deputy director of Rosrybolovstvo, revealed during a press-conference in Vladivostok early June.
The potential of using eye darkening as a non-invasive indication of stress was shown in a study that examined and developed temporal response profiles of physiological indicators of stress and growth in juvenile Atlantic salmon.
Nordic Aquafarms' two major land-based farm projects in Fredrikstad, Norway and in Belfast, Maine, in the U.S. are forging ahead as planned, according to the company's chief executive, in light of news reports that one of its major vendors, Inter Aqua Advance (IAA), has filed for bankruptcy protection on August 29.

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