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US Laser-guided oyster processing system unveiled

By AquacultureList | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sorting oysters at Hoopers Island Oyster Company

Hoopers Island Oyster Co has unveiled Pearlception 2.0, the first high-speed, laser-guided oyster processing system designed and built in the US. Hoopers Island second-generation model was developed in collaboration with Backbone Mechanical Design with lead engineer Richard Jiranek and manufactured at Hoopers Island Cambridge headquarters under the direction of master equipment fabricator John Tall. Pearlception…

First tuna hatchery planned for U.S

By AquacultureList | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Bluefin tuna

US firm Ichthus Unlimited reveals plans to construct what will be the first tuna hatchery in North America in the San Diego Bay area. This will be the third of its kind in the world. A new grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and ongoing support from the Illinois Soybean Association…

Sea Harvest grow significant asset base

By Victoria Rose | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sea Harvest site Saldanha Bay

Over the past financial year, South Africa’s Sea Harvest Group has grown its asset base significantly from ZAR 2.6 billion ($182 million) to ZAR 4.85bn, a figure which the company has said is in line with its organic and acquisitive growth strategy. During 2018, the fishing group announced the acquisitions of Viking Fishing and Viking…

Blumar and Orizon mussel producers merger

By AquacultureList | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Orizon mussels

The merger of Blumar’s St Andrews and Orizon will create 50,000t per year for the Chilean mussel producers. The two Chilean mussel producers, report that they are merging their operations in the Los Lagos region to create a combined business that harvests 50,000 metric tons per year of mussels. The companies say the merger will…

Veramaris success at ‘Laks for Life’ Luncheon

By AquacultureList | March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Veramaris team at NASF 2019

Bringing the value chain around one table, literally: Veramaris successfully completed its presence at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2019 in Norway with hosting the ‘Laks for Lif‘-Luncheon. The North Atlantic Seafood Forum is the world’s largest seafood business conference which in its 14th year once again proved its significance among seafood stakeholders. For Veramaris,…

New all-time high valuation for Mowi

By AquacultureList | March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
MOWI Scotland

The world’s largest and most valuable salmon farming company rises to new heights. Mowi has climbed at its highest level ever, just after stock market opening Monday morning. The share was last traded at NOK 209.60 (EUR 2.14). This means a market capitalisation of EUR 11 billion. According to Pareto Securities, Mowi will be able…

Nova Austral acquire Stengel salmon sites

By AquacultureList | March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Nova Austral

Nova Austral adds four new farming licenses in the Magallanes. In a report, Nova Austral expects to produce over 30,000 tonnes – doubling its Magallanes production. The sites include one in the Beagle Channel, which they do not intend to occupy, and another three in the Picton Pass. The Chilean salmon farmer and processor is…

AquaBounty AquAdvantage® gets go ahead

By AquacultureList | March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Aquabounty: AquAdvantage salmon

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQB) an biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in the aquaculture market and a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation, has announced, in a press release, that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the import alert, allowing the company to start farming AquAdvantage® Salmon in Indiana. Sylvia Wulf, Chief…

SmartCare: New feed for BioMar Chile, hoping for success

By AquacultureList | March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
BioMar Chile article on Smartcare

Starting this month in Chile, BioMar is promoting its new nutritional solution for feeding fish: SmartCare. According to the press release, “this is a comprehensive health strategy that, through food research and development, collaboration with the health team and technical team support, provides the opportunity to grow more robust fish in the face of specific…

BioMar: AlgaPrime™ DHA is Improving Omega-3 Content

By AquacultureList | March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
BioMar logo

BioMar has produced and sold over 350,000 tons of feed containing AlgaPrime™ DHA in Norway over the past two years. Corbion, the global market leader in algae-based food ingredients and BioMar, the leading innovator in sustainable aquaculture feeds, announced today at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum that over 350,000 tons of fish feed with AlgaPrime™…