Research
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.
Research efforts are underway in Canada to look at how epigenetics may have the answer to improving salmon survival rates in hatcheries.
A new multistakeholder collaboration in Europe is aiming to improve the health of farmed salmon by finding ways to better understand the risk factors associated with gill disease.
Researchers in the Philippines are providing fish farmers new options to pull down feed costs without comprising fish performance.
Genomic selection provides an efficient solution to the perennial issue of early maturation in Atlantic salmon, which could lead to reduced growth, poor flesh quality and mortality.
Formulated diets of astaxanthin and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) promoted the best reproductive performance of purple mangrove crab Scylla tranquebarica, according to a study conducted in Malaysia.
Striking the right balance between darkness and light enhances the viability of hybrid catfish Heterobranchus bidorsalis x. Clarias gariepinus in its early life stage, according to a study conducted in Nigeria, where catfish is the leading aquaculture product.
The high mortality rate of green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) spat shortly after they are seeded onto nursery ropes has been linked to feeding delivery.
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand-based independent science organization Cawthron Institute opened its new Finfish Research Centre located at the Cawthron Aquaculture Park near Nelson, New Zealand on Tuesday.
Mixed feeding schedules, based on ad hoc circadian patterns, may be instrumental to optimize fish oil use in aquafeeds, maintain the targeted omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids in fish tissues and ultimately support the further growth of an environmentally sustainable and economically viable aquaculture industry.
U.S.-based biotechnology company White Dog Labs (WDL) has announced that independent testing by the Center for Aquaculture Technologies in Canada (CATC) has demonstrated the potential benefit of ProTyton, a single-cell protein (SCP), to shrimp farming. Initial studies demonstrated that inclusion of ProTyton into a CATC reference diet reduces mortality of whiteleg shrimp compared to a commercial diet when challenged by Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Vpa) — the aetiological agent of Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND), and commonly referred to as EMS.
Americans and Brits are increasingly saying "I'll take the fish," according to new research from U.S.-based food provider Cargill.
Recent developments in molecular techniques now allow researchers improved and more precise methods to edit the genome of livestock animals. Gene editing tools, such as CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) and TALENs (Transcription Activator-Like Effector Nucleases), are gaining attention around the globe for their ability to easily introduce or knock out specific target genes with the aim of enhancing certain animal traits.
A Tanzanian study identified protocols that induce ovulation of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) broodstock and improve the quantity of egg hatchlings. This is a welcome development in a country where practically all C. gariepinus fry are sourced from the wild.
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