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A recent study finds that brackish-water fish farmers in Malaysia earn more than freshwater fish farmers. 
In an effort to find ways to prevent hatchery fish from straying, Oregon State University researcher Maryam Kamran has been working with the Oregon Hatchery Research Center to study salmon responses to various scent stimuli. In recent years, Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the area are not homing as well as they once were, Kamran says.
Utilizing optimized culture conditions has cut the average larval development period of the common spider crab (Maja brachydactyla) by more than 50 percent.
The industry is under renewed pressure to embrace more sustainable practices to safeguard an increasingly fragile environment. Measures to prevent fouling of nets without the use of toxic chemicals are constantly being developed.
A study in Brazil on the “occurrence of compensatory growth, in view of enabling the storage of juveniles at densities in the intermediate culture phase” showed that juvenile scallops (Nodipecten nodosus) have ideal growth rates in a low-density environment.
Rigid artificial turf, smooth plastic or soft bottle brush?
According to a peer review conducted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, farmed salmon that carry and transfer the deadly Piscine Orthoreovirus (PRV) pose a low risk to wild Fraser River sockeye salmon in British Columbia.
The Canadian Federal Court has ruled that juvenile farmed salmon in B.C., must be tested for piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) before being introduced to open net pens. 
Inspection and classification of mortalities found in a system is an essential tool for hatchery management. It is not enough just to collect mortalities in a timely manner and manage based on the number of total dead fish.
OSLO, Norway - Three months after Atlantic salmon were stocked in a new closed containment system, testing shows that the fish are adapting well, Cermaq reports.
From cloud computing to artificial intelligence, new technologies of the 21st century are not only changing the way people communicate, engage and conduct transactions, it is also dramatically transforming industries and making an impact on their growth and development.
Christiansfeld, Denmark-based fish feed producer Aller Aqua has joined a partnership with insect protein producing company Enorm BioFactory to create Denmark’s first industrial insect production.
AquaBounty has joined forces with Aquaculture R&D company, the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), to apply CAT’s patented sterility technology in AquaBounty products.
Three researchers at Norwegian salmon and trout farming company Cermaq will be defending their doctoral degrees this fall.
Animal biotech and genetics company Enzootic and NRGene, provider of genomic big data analysis, have completed the sequencing and assembly of the world’s first high-quality genome of freshwater shrimp M. rosenbergii.
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