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Digital Aquaculture Innovator Ecto Raises $7M in Series A Round from Rabobank and Aqua-Spark

October 13, 2021
Aquaculture data analytics disrupter Ecto has raised $7 million in financing led by the Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund and Aqua-Spark. New investor Seventure Partners also participated in the round, joined by existing investors Yield Lab and Vodia Ventures. Ecto plans to use the investment to advance its leading...
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Cermaq announces the step down from an aquaculture pioneer

October 11, 2021
Mr. Geir Molvik hands over the baton as CEO of Cermaq Group as he wishes Cermaq well and seeks to prioritize his time differently going forward. The new CEO from March 2022 will be Steven Rafferty, current MD of Cermaq...
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Skretting presents a natural approach to feeding marine fish larvae

October 11, 2021
Inspired by nature, Skretting launches groundbreaking new hatchery diet GEMMA Neo that reduces the dependence on traditional feed ingredients, while also providing ideal nutrient composition, unprecedented production system performance, and weaning flexibility. Information source: Skretting global / media release  ...
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Australia’s seafood industry welcomes aquaculture MoU

October 11, 2021
Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has recently welcomed an announcement from the Assistant Minister for Fisheries Jonno Duniam and Tasmanian Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett of a framework to...
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The domestication of Atlantic salmon through years of fish farming has led to farmed Atlantic salmon developing smaller eyes

October 11, 2021
The domestication of Atlantic salmon through years of fish farming has led to farmed Atlantic salmon developing smaller eyes according to a new piece of research published in the journal Evolutionary Applications (https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13297) Info source: Bangor University / media release...
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BioMar Ecuador ramps up with four new lines for extruded feed

October 11, 2021
BioMar Group recently announces an ambitious plan for an expansion of the capacity for extruded feed in Ecuador. The two-phased installations will bring a total of four new lines with a combined capacity of 200 000 tons at BioMar’s facilities...
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XpertSea named ‘Trading Solution of the Year’ winner by AgTech Breakthrough Awards

September 5, 2021
XpertSea, a Canadian company transforming how seafood is farmed and traded, has been awarded the 2021 AgTech Breakthrough Award for Trading Solution of the Year. The winners were announced today by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the...
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Bluefront Equity investment in AquaBioTech Group

September 5, 2021
AquaBioTech Group and Bluefront Equity are pleased to jointly announce that they have entered into a letter of intent whereby Bluefront Equity will acquire a significant stake in the company through a combination of purchase of shares and new capital...
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Cermaq awarded for its work to improve fish welfare

September 5, 2021
Close follow-up and simple measures has improved the quality and survival of the fry. The prize was awarded to Cermaq at the AquaNor fair taking place in Trondheim, Norway, for the improvement work at the fry plant Holmvåg in Steigen, Norway, and the good results it...
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