All female shrimp genome sequenced, bringing mono-sex broodstock advantages closer
Enzootic and NRGene assemble the first high-quality female shrimp genome to enhance all-female shrimp breeding
Benchmark begins salmon egg production in Salten, Norwa
Benchmark has begun production of salmon eggs at its new land based breeding facility in Salten, Norway. Sales of fertilised eggs will commence in November 2018 and additional fish will be brought into the facility to ramp up volumes throughout 2019.
AquaMaof RAS facility in Poland produces several large batches of salmon
AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies Ltd. has announced that it’s 600 metric ton per annum salmon hatchery, smolt and market-size Atlantic Salmon Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) R&D facility has successfully grown several large batches, now ranging from eggs to Smolts to 5Kg harvest-size fish. The “Global Fish” facility, located near Warsaw, Poland, commenced operations in 2016. "We see significant growth potential in the supply of recirculating aquaculture systems to Salmon production companies. The investment in Poland will serve two main purposes: first, we are operating this facility as an R&D center, collecting valuable information and analyzing it, for further innovation in the RAS area. Secondly, it serves as a training facility for our customers' staff.”