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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...
24 June 2016
How Little Omega-3 Can Farmed Salmon Cope With?
NORWAY - Marine omega-3 is much sought after by people and fish alike. But the resource is in short supply and must be distributed wisely. Farmed salmon is one of...
21 June 2016
DIVERSIFY: New Species for European Aquaculture
EUROPE - Increasing halibut egg batch size, the training of meagre juveniles to feeding stimuli and the development of a vaccine for Viral Neural Necrosis, are some...
15 June 2016
BioMar, Cargill, Skretting Join Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)
GLOBAL - Three of the leading industry feed companies, Biomar, Cargill (former EWOS) and Skretting have now joined the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) as Associate...
New Egypt R&D Partnership to Focus on Tilapia Feed Efficiency
EGYPT - A new Fish Nutrition Research Unit has opened at the WorldFish Abbassa Research Center, in Egypt. The facility will focus on tilapia nutrition and testing...
13 June 2016
Cargill Releases EWOS's Sustainability Achievements for 2015
NORWAY - Cargill's EWOS brand continues to make measureable progress in its key sustainability indicators, according to its annual sustainability report. The EWOS...
07 June 2016
Breakthrough Made in Progress Toward Fish-Free Tilapia Feed
US - Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most...
02 June 2016
BioMar Launches New Microalgae Based Sustainable Fish Feed
DENMARK - The BioMar Group has launched a fish feed containing marine fatty acids from microalgae - easing the pressure on marine resources....
01 June 2016
Nutriad Helped Sponsor 2015-2016 USA Scholarships
US - International feed additives producer Nutriad, alongside various other corporate sponsors, proudly sponsored Targeting Excellence and as such contributed to...
31 May 2016
AquacultureUK2016: Big Fish Feed Potential for Scottish Whisky Industry
UK - Horizon Protein, a spin out from Heriot-Watt University, is working with the Scottish malt whisky industry to produce a low cost locally sourced sustainable...
27 May 2016
Olam's New Feed Mill to Give West African Aquaculture a Big Boost
NIGERIA - Although aquaculture is a popular enterprise providing employment for many thousands of West Africans, a number of factors have limited its growth. These...
18 May 2016
Fish Mercury Levels Affected by Prey Type and Quality, Study Finds
US - Whether fish hunt nearshore or in the open water and what prey they eat affect the amount of mercury that accumulates in them, a Dartmouth College study shows....
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