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The EU market for organic salmon. EUMOFA analysis

March 22, 2020
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) ranks third among the most consumed fish species within the European Union, with an overall market estimated about 920.000 tonnes GWE (Gross Weight Equivalent) in 2017.  Information source: EUMOFA Press release The EU market is mostly supplied by imports from...
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UPDATE: WA2020 rescheduled to December 14 to 18, 2020 in Singapore

March 14, 2020
The World Aquaculture 2020 (WA2020) Conference Organizer and the WA2020 Steering Committee members have decided that WA2020 will be rescheduled from June 8-12, 2020 to December 14-18, 2020, at Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore. Information source: WAS press...
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Blue economy in Africa promotes the sustainable development of aquatic resources

March 14, 2020
Blue economy promotes the sustainable development of aquatic resources for the benefit of communities who rely on them for their livelihoods and food security in Africa. Written by: Nancy Marangu / Published by Business Daily.com The sector endeavours to maximise...
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BioMar announces end of 2019 year results

March 14, 2020
Closing the year 2019, BioMar Group reports record revenue and earnings, reflecting increase in volumes sold and a stronger product offering. All three business divisions contribute to the positive development. Source: BioMar press releaser The effect of the growth strategy...
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The Center for Aquaculture Technologies in Canada acquires new facility for service offerings expansion

March 14, 2020
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) has finalized a deal with Elanco Animal Health Incorporated to acquire a 46,000 square foot aquatic animal research facility in Victoria, Prince Edward Island. The acquisition, which includes expansive, purpose-built, wet and dry lab...
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Fish farms turn to AI, recirculating systems to scale up sustainable aquaculture

February 28, 2020
A smart floating fish farm has launched in Singapore, with high-tech solutions that can be scaled up in the region. How do recirculating aquaculture systems help relieve pressure on overfished and increasingly polluted oceans? Written by: Neo Chai Chin / eco-business.com...
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University of Edinburgh: Genetic resistance to a lethal virus found in key farmed fish species

February 28, 2020
Resistance to a deadly disease that is affecting the second most farmed fish in the world has been found to be mainly due to differences in genes between families of the same fish. Information source: University of Edinburgh press release The breakthrough could help protect stocks of...
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Skretting and Veramaris announce further collaboration as French supermarket Auchan launches sustainable super-nutritious trout

February 27, 2020
Coming just days after Skretting and Veramaris announced they had supported Supermarché Match to launch sustainably raised trout, the two companies have today revealed another breakthrough in bringing sustainable seafood to market. Information source: Skretting - Veramaris press release French retail group...
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Coronavirus fears force cancellation of Aquafeed Horizons conference

February 26, 2020
Organizers of Aquafeed Horizons 2020 conference, the specialized conference for aquaculture feed professionals due to take place March 24, 2020 in Bangkok, have cancelled the meeting. Information source: Aquafeed press release “This was a very difficult decision, and we waited...
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