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One of Australia's rarest freshwater fish species is being brought back from the brink of extinction through a crowd-funded program that researchers hope will secure the species' survival.
A disease that can kill 90 to 100 percent of catfish in hatchery stage could be a thing of the past with a promising vaccine being developed at Auburn University.
The Salmon River Fish Hatchery in New York state produces much of the fish for restocking Lake Ontario, including 1.7 million chinook, 240,000 coho salmon, 600,000 steelhead and 150,000 brown trout.
Enhancing the infrastructure of the Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery is the priority of the facility’s new manager, Kurt Eversman.
Kokish River Hatchery near Port McNeill, British Columbia has installed an alarm system that would help the facility prevent the death of thousands of fish in the event of a power failure.
AquaBioTech Group of Malta recently completed construction of a new research facility in the Netherlands that will allow for research on the efficiencies of water-recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).
Montana’s largest fish hatchery will cut by half the number of large trout — 7 inches or larger — it will place in the state’s waters over the next two years as a result of the cuts to the Fisheries Division of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks budget for 2018-2019.
Whether or not the construction of a hatchery, education centre and recreation area will begin is anyone’s guess at this point. The Gulf Coast Marine Fisheries Hatchery and Enhancement Center was to be built on Bruce Beach, near Maritime Park, in Pensacola, Florida. And the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Research Institute notes that the facility if built would produce a variety of sports fish popular in the area including red snapper, red drum, and spotted sea trout, all populations of which were affected by the BP spill in the Gulf or Mexico.
The University of Guam (UOG) plans to revitalize the Guam Aquaculture Development and Training Center, also known as Fadian Hatchery.
Dutch company Cluster Farming Holdings (CFH) is putting cluster fish farming into practice in Ghana. By doing so, it hopes to address the country’s seafood deficit and, potentially, transform its aquaculture industry.
The Coleman National Fish Hatchery (CNFH) in Northern California will release only half of the salmon it usually releases each spring in the Sacramento River due to egg shortage.
Researchers at the University of Miami’s aquaculture program and hatchery have succeeded in spawning and raising large amounts of juvenile mahi mahi but they say raising them to commercial size remains a challenge.
A warning system that will alert fish farmers about bacteria in the process of blooming in land-based farms is being developed in Norway.
Bangladesh missed the opportunity to tap on opportunities in shrimp and prawn markets because it has been slow in adopting modern farming technologies, according to experts at a recent conference.
Trū Shrimp Company, a division of Ralco, is going to build its first hatchery next to its shrimp farm, or harbor, in Luverne, Minnesota.

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