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25 October 2016
Cooke Aquaculture Feed Barge Sinks Off Brier Island
CANADA - A feed barge owned by Cooke Aquaculture has sunk off Brier Island, Digby County....
Could Biorefinery By-Products Be a New Feed Source for Farmed Juvenile Oysters?
UK - Hatchery production of bivalves requires unicellular algae-based feed. Producing the algae for feed can be costly, labour intensive, and tricky. In the future,...
21 October 2016
Sustainable Arctic Char Farming to Expand Following Investment
ICELAND - Farmed in cool Icelandic waters is a fish that is in growing demand throughout Europe and the US yet in short supply – the Arctic char....
20 October 2016
A Look at Sustainable Fishmeal Alternatives - World Nutrition Forum 2016
CANADA - During the BIOMIN World Nutrition Forum 2016 in Vancouver, Canada, last week, Dr Krogdahl spoke about the fishmeal dilemma and gave an overview of some...
19 October 2016
Probiotic Usage in Fish to Grow as More and More Benefits Will Be Discovered - World Nutrition Forum 2016
CANADA - Today's interview was conducted with Dr. Daniel Merrifield, a lecturer in fish health and nutrition at the University of Plymouth, UK, and co-author of...
18 October 2016
8 Reasons to Use Broad Spectrum Mycotoxin Protection
GLOBAL - In livestock and aquaculture, feed additives are commonly used to counteract the negative effects of mycotoxins. There are many different kinds of products...
14 October 2016
Nut-Based Feed Satisfies Trout's Protein Requirements
US - Thanks to researchers at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a new feed ingredient made from tree nuts is available to fish farmers....
13 October 2016
BioMar Establishes Aquaculture Research Initiative in Chile
CHILE - BioMar has signed an agreement to purchase and use 30 per cent of the Lenca research center from Aquainnovo, Chile, broadening its network of excellence...
11 October 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Feed Helps Reduce Post-Transfer Losses
EUROPE - The period of transfer from the hatchery to the sea cage, is a challenging time for marine fish fry. Young fish are more prone to disease and stress after...
30 September 2016
New Fish Factory Expected to be Set Up in Rwanda
RWANDA - Under a 10-year lease deal from the government, AQUAHORT Export Ltd/AEL, is to create a fish feed factory with the capacity to produce five tonnes of fish...
29 September 2016
ACCH2016: Improving Aquaculture Feed Sustainability with Genomics
CANADA - In terms of sustainability, fish feed remains one of the finfish aquaculture industry’s greatest challenges. To alleviate pressure on wild stocks, there...
28 September 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: New Platform Increases Aquaculture Performance, Reduces Costs
UK - A new platform was launched at Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September, Edinburgh, Scotland, that aims to provide a radical new way for fish farmers to improve...
23 September 2016
AquacultureEurope 2016: Sustainable Aquaculture Growth Lies in New Feed Ingredients
UK - Sustainable growth of aquaculture lies in utilising new feed ingredients that match requirements for good and healthy growth of the fish and for stable, high...
21 September 2016
UK Opening Marks First Step in Global Scale-Up for Novel Aquaculture Protein
UK - Leading retailers, producers, investors and government representatives from around the globe gathered in the north of England to mark the opening of an historic...
07 September 2016
New Tax Rate on Artemia Imports Hurting the Shrimp Breeding Industry
VIETNAM - Artemia egg importers and shrimp breeder producers have lodged a complaint to the Prime Minister about the imposition of the five per cent import duty...
Mycotoxin Risk in Aquafeeds
Mycotoxin levels in aquafeed samples can cause health and performance issues in fish and shrimp. Those are the latest findings according to a recent paper on the...
06 September 2016
Health and Nutrition Gaining Importance in Aquaculture
ITALY - “Are farmed fish weaker than in the past?,” asked Dr Alessio Bonaldo, Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences at the University...
01 September 2016
India's Indigenous Feed Technology to Reduce Shrimp Production Cost by 20%
INDIA - One of India’s premier aquaculture research institutes, the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), has developed indigenous shrimp feed...
Could Vegetarian Fish Be a Thing of the Future? Latest Efforts from Japan
JAPAN - One area of aquaculture that continues to draw attention is the replacement of fishmeal and fish oil with alternative sources such as plant or soybean feed....
31 August 2016
New Projects Aim to Improve Salmon Feed Formulation
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced over £140,000 in support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations,...
30 August 2016
Mycotoxins Represent a Real Risk to Aquaculture
“Mycotoxins represent a real risk to aquaculture,” according to Rui Gonçalves, an Aquaculture Scientist at BIOMIN, citing recent data from a recent peer-reviewed...
New Trout, Sea Bass, Bream Feed Factory Opens in Turkey
TURKEY - Thanks to a joint venture between the Danish feed company BioMar and Turkish seafood company Sagun, a state-of-the-art fish feed factory has opened in Turkey...
11 August 2016
Raw Material from Byproducts Expected to Increase
UK - Scientists at the University of Stirling have used models of current and future fisheries and aquaculture production, based on FAO data, to provide estimates...
09 August 2016
Leading Mycotoxin Experts Map the Current, Future Scientific Landscape
GLOBAL - While several highly publicized incidents related to mycotoxins in food and feed have attracted worldwide media attention in recent years, including the...
05 August 2016
Authorities Failing to Address Toxic Issue with Poultry Litter as Fish Feed
INDIA - Highly putrefied poultry litter being used as feed in fish tanks in Andhra Pradesh is generating a toxic biocycle....
26 July 2016
Shrimp Industry to Benefit from New Feeding Protocol
ECUADOR - Aligning the right high-specification nutrition with precise feed management procedures could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and...
Aquaculture Testing Agency Investigated Over Certifying Substandard Products
VIETNAM - A Vietnamese aquaculture surveying, testing and accreditation centre, under the directorate of fisheries, is being investigated by police and the government...
21 July 2016
The Truth About Mycotoxin Binders
GLOBAL - Binding, or adsorbing, specific mycotoxins to limit their negative effects in livestock is a well-established method for mycotoxin deactivation. While a...
08 July 2016
Japan Learns Secrets of Norway's Sea Urchin Feed
NORWAY - A recently signed license agreement allows the Japanese company Nosan to learn Nofima’s secrets of sea urchin feed. Secrets that Nofima has been researching...
06 July 2016
Industry Insights: Increased Production, Improved Animal Welfare Meet Global Needs
ANALYSIS - The growing population, increases in household income and water scarcity are key drivers for the protein industry, and technology that can increase production...
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