In recent years, different innovative technologies have been implemented in the aquaculture sector. The optimization of processes, the reduction of water consumption and the search for less use of certain inputs are some of the reasons why producers are implementing new technologies in their aquaculture farms.
In this scenario, within the H2020 NewTechAqua project, some of these new technologies that have been implemented in the aquaculture industry are being studied from an interdisciplinary point of view.
An important productive milestone has been achieved by Salmones Camanchaca this year by starting its third consecutive season of Pacific salmon (coho) without having used antibiotics during the cultivation of this species. The harvest began on November 1 and will run until mid-January 2022.
To achieve this, the company has focused on providing the fish with diets of high nutritional standard
Fishing fleet representatives warn of "irreversible damage" if they are mounted without assessing their impact on the ecosystem
A total of 23 federations, associations and groups from Asturias, Galicia, Cantabria and the Basque Country have signed a document in defense of the fishing sector of the Cantabrian-Northwest and against the installation of offshore wind farms. According to them, their implementation is incompatible with the maintenance of fishing activity and the maintenance of biodiversity in marine ecosystems.
Russian Fishery Company (RFC), Japanese company Daisui and Pacific Rim Group (PRG) have signed a long-term agreement on co-operation in promoting and developing sales of RFC’s pollock surimi products on the Japanese market.
This places Daisui as RFC’s strategic partner in surimi sales and marketing on the Japanese market – the biggest pollock surimi market in the world.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | read the full articlehere
Indonesia’s aquafeed producers – be they industrial players or farmers who produce feed independently – are increasingly looking towards the use of local and sustainable alternatives to fish meal and soy.
The Covid-19 pandemic had a negative impact on Indonesia’s aquaculture industry – due to the government's policy of restricting the movement of people and the reduction of people's purchasing power.
Author: Minapoli / The Fish Site | read the full article here
(MENAFN- GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) DALLAS, TX -- via NewMediaWire -- NaturalShrimp, Inc. (OTCQB: SHMP), a Biotechnology Aquaculture Company that has developed and patented the first shrimp-focused, commercially operational RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture System), today announced the appointment of Rafael Zelaya to serve as Vice President of Production to oversee production at the Company's North American shrimp facilities.
Rafael Zelaya is a veteran of the aquaculture industry with 30+ years of experience in farmed shrimp production, facility management, handling and processing, and support technology. He has worked in countries around the world, including the U.S., South Africa, and Honduras, where he also taught the principals of aquaculture as an assistant professor. Rafael holds a Bachelor of Animal Science from Oklahoma State University.
In this role, Rafael will oversee production at the Company's North American shrimp facilities. He will be responsible for the implementation of production procedures enabling each facility to meet or exceed shrimp production goals, training of production personnel, reviewing and evaluating tank support systems, and overall shrimp health.
Cristian Uribe is a veterinarian with vast experience in the area and he assumed his new position from from November 02.
Cristian Uribe Gómez, a veterinarian from the Austral University of Chile, with more than 20 years of experience in fish health, he assumed as of November 2 the position of Technical Manager in PHARMAQ, part of Zoetis.
The outstanding professional has worked in national and foreign companies, leading work teams in Production, Fish Health, Technical Area and Research and Development. Also, he has implemented strategies for the welfare of animal health, sanitary programs, regulations and biosafety, as well as health plans and vaccination programs.
The new PHARMAQ Technical Manager, Cristian Uribe Gómez, also has a Master's degree in Veterinary Medicine with a major in Salmonid Health, from the San Sebastián University. “It is a great professional opportunity, I hope to contribute my experience to the team to give solutions to the needs of our clients, which should be our most important focus”,Cristian Uribe said.
Friend of the Sea (FOS), the global certification standard for products and services that respect and protect the marine environment, has announced that the Vietnamese tuna company Hai Trieu Food has obtained certification for sustainable fishing practices which will allow it to use Friend of the Sea eco-label on their products. Created in 2006, Hai Trieu Food has become one of the leading seafood companies in the country, according to FOS.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | read the full articlehere
'The pirates have arrived' Argentina
When the jiggers arrive at the fishing zone on January 7, hundreds of boats will already be catching squid: "There are already more than a hundred foreign fishing boats that have settled on the e...