Aquaculture disease management and dynamic dosing expert Aqua Pharma are joining forces with microbial fingerprinting experts KYTOS to develop SEATRUTM – a unique new service platform offering shrimp farmers worldwide effective microbial control through precise dosing recommendations.
The initiative is set to start next month (July 2022) with a two-year research project based in Indonesia with local partner eFishery, the world’s largest aquaculture tech start-up.
Feed giant Cargill and French fly farmer Innovafeed have extended a partnership to jointly develop and market insect meal for use in aquaculture and terrestrial farming from three years to 10.
The agreement combines Innovafeed’s expertise in formulating precision insect ingredients and Cargill’s global animal nutrition capabilities to scale up the use of insect ingredients in multiple types of animal feed.
Source: Fishfarmingexpert | read the full article here
The shipowners of Ondarroa have described the closure of 94 fishing grounds as a "hammer blow", as the EU is trying to impose. According to Kiko Marin, from the Organization of Ondarroa Producers, "a good part of the areas that are closed are on the cliffs (usual fishing areas for fixed-gear vessels, such as longliners and flyers. Apart from the fact that the access to these areas also for trawlers there are going to be cohabitation problems as a result of these closures.
The UK Government has unveiled new initiatives to protect the marine ecosystem at the United Nations Conference on the Oceans.
The British Executive has announced that it will allocate 150 million pounds sterling through a new global program, known as COAST, to protect and restore coastal and marine habitats such as corals or seagrass beds, improve the sustainability and productivity of small-scale fishing and help developing countries unlock the potential of aquaculture.
Source: IndustriasPesqueras | read the full articlehere
Scoot Science, an ocean analytics company, has announced that Cermaq Canada is the first company to adopt its new ocean forecasting tools in its proprietary SaaS platform, SeaState. Cermaq is also the first to activate the Scoot Integrated Welfare Index known as SIWI and to engage Scoot in bespoke analysis projects that helped refine the company’s standard operating procedures.
SeaState, the world’s first ocean intelligence platform for aquaculture, is now running across 26 Cermaq sites in Canada.
The reform of Scotland’s aquaculture regulatory processes will be boosted with the first meeting of new strategic advisory group, the Scottish Aquaculture Council.
The council brings together senior representatives from key organizations with interests in the industry and its environmental and community impacts, with the mission of providing advice to help the Scottish government realize its aspirations for the sector.
Author: Jason Holland / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
One of the biggest privately owned salmon farmers in Norway has confirmed it is investing in Atlantic Sapphire’s Miami operations to diversify its business as the Norwegian Government’s introduction of a wealth tax on locally-owned companies has made it doubt its future in its homeland.
The Norwegian legislature raised wealth tax in the fall of 2021 as an economic measure but the chairman of the board of Nordlaks, Kjell Bjordal, sees it as unfair to locally-owned companies.
Author: Liza Mayer / SalmonBusiness | read the full articlehere
Aquafeed is big business. The 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook, based on data from more than 140 countries, estimates that international feed tonnage – for livestock and aquaculture combined – increased by 2.3% in 2021, year-on-year, to a total of 1.235 billion tonnes.
Aquafeed grew faster than this, with an increase of 3.7%. The Alltech report says: “Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are becoming more prevalent, and consumer demand for fish is on the rise.
Author: Robert Outram / FishFarmer | read the full article here
La Pampilla, crime and punishment Peru
In our always convulsed country, the issue of the oil spill produced by the La Pampilla Refinery of the Repsol Group, on January 15, was forgotten news, until a revelation shook us reminding us that a...