Nutrition & Feed products
Pontevedra, Spain-based aquaculture feeding systems manufacturer FishFarmFeeder is launching a new hatchery feeding system of live feed.
Global aquaculture feed supplier Skretting is launching a new concept for recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) called RecircReady.
Norwegian commercial copepod producer C-FEED is proving success in transitioning research knowledge to industrial application. This year, C-FEED has signed its first commercial scale copepod supply contracts and is aiming for a turnover in the region of 30 million NOK (roughly US$4 million) in 2019. C-FEED is a spin-off company of Norwegian research firm SINTEF.  
The reliable production of high quality offspring is paramount for successful aquaculture. This is true for both a shift from quantity to quality in established species as well as for closing the lifecycle of new candidate species. High mortality rates can occur in hatcheries if abiotic and biotic conditions are not within tightly framed optima, which is a consequence of the reproductive strategy of many teleost fish species.
Hatchery Feeding Systems (HFS) manufacturer Nutrakol has nominated Fish Farm Feeder (FFF) as its European distributor. The nomination was announced during the Aqua 2018 trade show in Montpellier, France in August.
The European Patent Organization has issued an “intention to grant” in relation to Europharma’s patent application for its smoltification feed product, SuperSmolt FeedOnly.
The previously secret species behind the development of a new live feed for use in marine hatcheries was finally revealed at a major innovation conference in London as none other than the humble barnacle.
The reliable production of high quality offspring is paramount for successful aquaculture. This is true for both a shift from quantity to quality in established species as well as for closing the lifecycle of new candidate species. High mortality rates can occur in hatcheries if abiotic and biotic conditions are not within tightly framed optima, which is a consequence of the reproductive strategy of many teleost fish species.
A probiotic supplement that boosts the survival of oyster larvae exposed to pathogens is now ready for commercialization.
Earlier this year BernAqua announced that it had received organic certification for some of its hatchery feed products. Based in Belgium, BernAqua specialises in advanced nutrition and environmental solutions for hatcheries.
Global fish feed producer BioMar is investing to increase production of fry and RAS feeds at its factory in Denmark, following an upward trend in the company’s sales volumes.  
Pacific Trading Aquaculture of Dublin, Ireland recently announced that it has changed its name, re-branding as PT Aqua.
Late in October Benchmark announced that its first commercial-scale batch of antigen has been processed at its facility in Braintree, UK.

The strains that the researchers have produced include Tetraselmis sp., Chaetoceros calcitrans, Nannochloropsis sp. and Chlorella vulgaris, all in paste form, according to Soledad Garibay, project head for UPV-CFOS Improvement of Microalgae Paste Production for Aquaculture.

AKVA group Denmark A/S recently announced that it has succeeded in producing copepod eggs on an industrial scale.

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