The island state of Tasmania is arguably Australia’s aquaculture heartland. The industry generates 30% of the nation’s total seafood production of AU$2.5billion. Of this, $25m comes from the production of edible oysters. But more significantly, Tasmania produces 95% of the Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas) seedstock for the domestic industry, which is spread across New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. Consequently the hatchery sector has found itself playing an important role in the development of better performing and disease-resistant genotypes for a good segment of the Australian Pacific oyster sector.
Jaw malformation, which has a large negative impact on the quality of greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) fingerlings, may be minimized by using low brightness rearing tank walls, according to a study conducted in Japan.
The challenge of securing breeding advances in farmed fish through genomics and new genetic technologies is one of key focus areas identified by Edinburgh-based Roslin Technologies, a specialist biotechnology company which has recently raised £10 million in new funding to help commercialize research findings from the world renowned Roslin Institute and the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
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