The McGowan Lake Fish Hatchery

A government-run facility in eastern Canada produces speckled and brown trout for restocking local waterways. more »

Jan 20, 2015 9:31 AM Profiles

Processing herring for stomach content and energetics.

JJ Vollenweider

Herring and Oil Don’t Mix

When the Exxon tanker went aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska in 1989, many species were effected, including Pacific herring. Solutions for restoring the fish in the Sound are not that straightforward. more »

Jan 13, 2015 10:04 AM Restocking

Sterile salmon the goal of Norwegian genetics research

Researchers using evolving technology may be on their way to developing a vaccine which stops maturation in farmed fish. more »

Jan 13, 2015 9:39 AM Research

Australian hatchery breeds native species for conservation and angling

This third part of the series on the Snobs Creek hatchery in Australia, focuses on the native species raised for recreational angling. more »

Dec 23, 2014 3:44 PM Profiles

Goals for re-stocking hatcheries: Profitability, as always…

Depending on the restocking purpose the goals of each hatchery will be very different. more »

Dec 23, 2014 3:25 PM Restocking

Generating bioenergy in a low-discharge, land-based, saline recirculation system

Converting saline sludge (from marine and brackish re-circulating systems) to bio-methanecould reduce waste sludge volume significantly and at the same time generate an energy source for the RAS. more »

Dec 23, 2014 2:15 PM Recirc

Modest success for Spanish bluefin hatchery

Recirc innovator touts merits of copepod technology, based on the Bent Urup recirc model that is used at a number of European facilities. more »

Dec 17, 2014 2:47 PM Recirc

Heritable and nutritional aspects of fish health

In this article of our Fish Health in the Hatchery series, author Alan Dykes, looks at the heritable and nutritional aspects of fish health. more »

Dec 17, 2014 3:52 PM Husbandry

Monterey Bay program gives green light to salmon recirc farms

Three re-circ farms, two in North America and one in Europe, have been acknowledged as greatly reducing the risk of environmental impact. more »

Dec 6, 2014 12:00 AM Recirc

Canadian genomics project to enhance breeding programs

The Salmon and Chips project will use genomics tools, along with traditional breeding practices,to select salmon that have better flesh quality and are naturally more resistant to parasites and disease in more »

Dec 6, 2014 12:00 AM Research

Australian researchers study shelf life of microalgaes

Research explores the effect of storage conditions – refrigeration and freezing – on the fatty acid profiles of four concentrated species of microalgae. more »

Nov 12, 2014 2:17 PM Research




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