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Made in the Shade

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

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Hatchery manager works to prove that copper pot scrubbers in the supply water prevents the development of fungus on salmonid eggs and on juveniles. more

Oct 24, 2016 11:18 AM Husbandry

A long-term selective breeding program by Mainstream Aquaculture is paying dividends with the development of a golden-scaled cultivar that delivers a white flesh fillet with premium market appeal. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:23 AM Husbandry

Muskie are prone to cannibalism like many other cultured predator species. Hatchery technicians are often left with a few very large Muskie fingerlings in their tanks, after the fittest have devoured their tank mates. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:23 AM Husbandry

The size, biochemical composition, and concentration of live-feed organisms are crucial for the first feed of pike-perch larvae. more

Mar 21, 2016 11:08 AM Husbandry

An on-going project in California is successfully using winter-flooded rice fields as a nursery for Chinook salmon. more

Jan 29, 2016 10:11 AM Husbandry

New feeding protocol for muskies

Musky

Staff at the Wild Rose Hatchery in Wisconsin estimate that they can save as much as 15 to 30% on the cost of raising musky by starting them on artificial feed.

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