Aquaculture
Friday, September 2, 2022
Norway-based Aquaticode raises $6 million in first external funding round
Aquaticode, a Norway-based tech developer that identifies performance traits across multiple farmed fish species to boost production, has raised $6 million in its first external funding round.
Friday, September 2, 2022
SalMar continues its solid operational performance
SalMar's strong operational performance continued into the second quarter of 2022. This, along with salmon prices that were at record highs, produced positive financial results, Fish Information & Services reported.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
More than half of livestock farming in Mon State, Myanmar, disrupted by impact of military takeover
Almost 70% of livestock farming in Myanmar's Mon State has completely ceased due to increased production costs within a year and the impact of the takeover of the government by the country's military, livestock farmers told Than Lwin Times.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Vietnam shrimp exports to US and China down in July
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP) said Vietnam's shrimp exports fell 14% from the same period last year to over US$381 million in July 2022, continuing a downward trend that began in June, Fish Information & ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Nigeria expected to produce 2.5 million tonnes of aquaculture fish annually
Experts from the University of Stirling's Institute of Aquaculture (UK) used scenario analysis to determine how Nigeria can achieve its goal of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, Fish Information & Services reported.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Danish aquaculture startup raises US$1 million to commercialise system for monitoring shrimp
Sincere Aquaculture, a Danish startup, has raised €1 million (US$1 million) in a bid to commercialise an affordable system that will allow shrimp farmers to monitor the biomass and health of their stock.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
WorldFish's MoU with Malaysian universities to drive cooperation for aquatic food developments
WorldFish had signed memorandums of understanding with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to encourage and promote cooperation in research and knowledge transfer activities for the sustainable development of ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Iceland Seafood sees 14% rise in sales during first half of 2022
Iceland Seafood International (ISI) reported a 14% uptick in sales in the first half of 2022, but that wasn't enough to overcome higher operating costs, as the Reykjavik, Iceland-headquartered seafood company posted a normalised loss before ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Russia's largest salmon producer changes name
Russia's biggest salmon producer, Russian Aquaculture, has changed its name.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Aquaculture sector in Sichuan, China, impacted by power disruptions
Aquaculture operators in China's Sichuan province have been badly impacted by power cuts that have come as the result of a worsening drought.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Sarawak, Malaysia premier highlights importance of regional network to track aquaculture diseases
Sarawak, Malaysia, must be part of a regional network keeping tabs on aquaculture diseases in order to protect the local industry, said the Premier of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Norway's Artec Aqua in US$175.1 million-plus deal to set up land-based salmon farm in Iceland
Artec Aqua, a Norwegian based turnkey supplier for onshore aquaculture, has signed a £150 million-plus (US$175.1 million) deal to build a large land-based salmon farm in Iceland.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Bakkafrost to set up new hatchery in Scotland, UK
Bakkafrost has secured land to build a large new hatchery in Scotland, the United Kingdom, in addition to its site at Applecross which is being upgraded.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Atlantic Sapphire's operational stability better, according to H1 2022 results
Atlantic Sapphire released its first half of 2022 results on August 26, indicating the company has narrowed its losses and improved its operational stability.
Monday, August 29, 2022
AtlaSea, US college jointly develop aquaculture certification programme
Santa Monica College (SMC) in Southern California, the United States, and AltaSea labs are partnering to create an innovative Aquaculture Certificate programme, allowing students to capitalise on opportunities in the blue economy.

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