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Embrace your inefficiency

Sometimes, in terms of efficiency, less can be more as demonstrated by the humble pitcher plant. There is a lesson here for hatchery managers. more »

Apr 20, 2015 11:38 AM Recirc

Sunland Update

Is this second instalment, John Mosig reports on the case filed by Sunland Fish Hatchery against a macadamia farm using chemical sprays. more »

Apr 20, 2015 10:54 AM Profiles

Controlling ubiquitous diseases in the hatchery

Clean water… few problems: Dirty water… nothing but problems more »

Apr 17, 2015 2:50 PM Husbandry

Researchers develop better methods for delivery of water-soluble nutrients to marine fish larvae

Researchers at Oregon State University have been encapsulating water soluble nutrients with lipid spray beads and liposomes to enrich rotifers and Artemia. more »

Apr 7, 2015 12:00 AM Husbandry

LED Lighting: a new and powerful production tool for hatcheries & RAS

Closer to light provided naturally, LED lighting can provide variable light intensity and wavelength, along with variable photoperiod, in a single lighting system. more »

Apr 7, 2015 12:00 AM Research

Underwater gliders record spawning activity of wild cod

During spawning season, male cod produce low frequency sounds, called grunts. Recording and analyzing these sounds and other ocean data will help scientists locate existing and potential spawning grounds. more »

Mar 24, 2015 4:21 PM Research

A new biochemical approach to improving mollusc production in the hatchery

New biotechnological advances in metabolomics promise to revolutionize the way we assess and solve bottlenecks in hatchery production and other aquaculture sectors. more »

Mar 24, 2015 4:22 PM Research

Made in the Shade

Better feeding, less algae and cooler staff are among the benefits of shading raceways at a hatchery in Idaho more »

Mar 4, 2015 3:34 PM Husbandry

Airburst system blows out the crappie at US hatchery

Upgrade keeps intake screens from plugging up with debris and small fish more »

Mar 4, 2015 3:02 PM Profiles

Norwegian institute elected to head European aquaculture research consortium

The future development of closed-containment concepts will be the focus of 20 organizational partners in the CtrlAqua Group. more »

Feb 26, 2015 12:00 AM Research

Chilean oyster seed a life saver for Canadian growers

Cultimar, a subsidiary of Fundacion Chile, was able to supply some 40 million oyster seed to Canadian shellfish farmers. more »

Feb 13, 2015 12:00 AM Restocking

Four steps to successful fish transfers

Your fish are ready to leave the hatchery. Now what? Regular Philip Nickerson reviews the basics of getting your product to market. more »

Feb 2, 2015 10:14 AM Husbandry

Brief reprieve for DC Booth hatchery

Retiring U.S. Senator Tim Johnson worked out an omnibus appropriations agreement to ensure that the DC Booth hatchery, located in South Dakota, remains open until September. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Recirc

New use for milt

Japanese researchers have been experimenting with a process for extracting rare earth elements from ore and electronic waste with fish sperm. more »

Jan 29, 2015 1:58 PM Research

Boosting the quality of organic trout fry

The objectives of the RobustFish project are to explore how Danish organic hatcheries can produce stronger, healthier, and stress resilient organic trout fry allowing for increased European organic trout production. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Research

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.

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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

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  • Whooshh go the fish….

    Whooshh Innovations has developed a patented technology that uses a pressure differential to push fish in air through a long flexible conduit. more »

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