Windmill powers Danish hatchery

Former recirc eel farm provides a new home for salmon hatchery. more »

Mar 31, 2014 in Recirc

Two Ghanaian Fish Hatcheries

Julian Hynes reports on how a ballooning seafood deficit is leading to the development of new fish hatcheries and a rapidly expanding aquaculture sector in this small West African country. more »

Mar 31, 2014 in Profiles

The egg hatching drip system with Petri dishes

Photo: Zoltán Bokor

Hungarian researchers test effectiveness of tannin treatment on carp and catfish eggs

Cautiously treating eggs with tannin prevents them from sticking together or forming lumps, thereby increasing the efficiency of hatching. more »

Mar 25, 2014 in Research

Research aims to maximize growth of juvenile halibut

The EU program DIVERSIFY has identified several European species that may have both biological and commercial potential in aquaculture. more »

Mar 12, 2014 in Research

Researchers test kelp as a biological filter

SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture in Norway is participating in a project which aims to examine the use of sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima) as a potential biological filter in cleansing hatchery effluents. more »

Feb 21, 2014 by in Research

Halibut PEI

Technology: Lights, Tank, Action

Halibut P.E.I., a Canadian company based in Prince Edward Island, recently completed projects examining the impact of different lighting regimes, feed types and tank design on halibut. The results are encouraging. more »

Jan 29, 2014 in Research

Broodstock study could help save endangered Gila trout

The results of a study recently conducted at the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mora National Fish Hatchery could help improve on Gila trout broodstock health and egg viability. more »

Jan 3, 2014 by in Husbandry

Preventing off-flavours in fish grown in recirculating aquaculture systems

At the Second Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) held in Aalborg, Denmark last October, several papers specifically addressed the subject of off-flavours, two are reported on here. more »

Jan 3, 2014 by in Recirc

Scientists fine-tune feed for wrasse fry

Ballan wrasse (Labrus berggylta) are employed to combat sea lice in salmon farms. However, there are still a number of challenges to overcome before they can be produced on a large scale. more »

Dec 31, 2013 by in Research

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