Made in the Shade

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



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


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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