The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences(UVAS) Lahore, India and the Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute (PRFRI) of the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate and cooperate in the field of fresh river/pond fisheries and related technologies.
The political horizon for European aquaculture development has not looked this good since the Commission published its first strategy for the sector back in 2002. Although the growth targets set out back then were not achieved, at least we now know why not.
A new European research project FISHBOOST, hosted by the Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (NOFIMA) began yesterday. Opened by professor Trygve Gjedrem at Nofima, a selective breeding pioneer who was instrumental in developing the first family based breeding programme in aquaculture for Atlantic salmon.
Revisions and updated were recently made to the National Aquaculture Charter (CNA) 2014, which includes studies in biotechnology, geographic distribution, farming and health management systems of 26 species with aquaculture potential and high market demand. The updates were made under the National Fisheries Institute (Inapesca), and thMexican Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food.
Leiber makes yeast products for animal nutrition. Its workforce of over 140 applies cutting-edge science and production techniques to pure German brewers' yeast. The company has been providing animal nutrition solutions for more than 50 years.
With more than 130 years of experience, Amadus Kahl is a leading manufacturer and supplier of extruders, compound feed presses, wood pelleting plants and granulate coolers. Click on image to visit Amandus Kahl's website.
During this year's Aquaculture America event - which took place back in January in Seattle, USA - David Kuhn, research assistant professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech, USA presented a talk on Developing and validating protocols for waterless shipping of live shrimp as part of the Seafood Processing and Transport sessions
With over 12000 participating companies in more than 67 countries, GMP+ International is a leading global player in the market of feed safety assurance certification. A GMP+ certificate provides an additional qualitative guarantee for every entrepreneur dealing with the international feed industry.
Today's Friday video documents the notion of a fish controlling a robot car. By swimming towards an interesting object, the fish can explore the world beyond the limits of its tank. 'Fish on wheels' utilises innovative camera and computer vision software.
According to an international team of researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, Queensland, Australia the rapid pace of climate change is threatening the future presence of fish near the equator.
Pharmaq is recognised as the world's leading pharmaceutical company specialising in aquaculture. It provides environmentally sound, safe and efficacious health products to the global aquaculture industry through targeted research and the commitment of dedicated people.
The prawn fishing industry in the Spencer Gulf - an inlet off the Southern coast of Australia - along with State Government researchers are collaborating on a study which involves tagging prawns in order to improve the growth and movement patterns.
One of the major environmental concerns for freshwater fish farming operations is the release of phosphorous waste. This element is the most limiting factor for algae growth in freshwater ecosystems, and even a modest increase can, under certain conditions, set off a chain of undesirable events in the water body including accelerated plant growth and algae blooms. The potential for deleterious effects on aquatic ecosystems is high.