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Issue 32 Vol 20, August 13, 2020. Previous issues are archived at
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BioMar supports Chilean salmon farming in the Magallanes regionBioMar supports Chilean salmon farming in the Magallanes region
The company has increased the feed delivery in the region in recent years and suggests improving feed logistics to face the challenges that salmon farming is facing in this area.
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U.S. barley protein concentrate facility to be built in Jerome, Idaho U.S. barley protein concentrate facility to be built in Jerome, Idaho
The Scoular Company will build a 15,000-square-foot facility to manufacture barley protein concentrate for use in aquafeed and pet food and will begin manufacturing in May 2021.
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Study finds immune response in salmon through SRS oral vaccine Study finds immune response in salmon through SRS oral vaccine
Chilean researchers, together with Cargill, found that alginate-encapsulated Piscirickettsia salmonis antigens incorporated in feed allow salmon to acquire an immune response similar to that of injectable vaccines.
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Evonik weathers the pandemicEvonik weathers the pandemic
The company reported a decrease in sales and earnings in the second quarter but strong growth in the Nutrition & Care segment, which includes essential amino acids for animal nutrition that have benefited from higher selling prices and increased demand.
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Major retailers call for governments to combat disease risk in Asian shrimp farmsMajor retailers call for governments to combat disease risk in Asian shrimp farms
More than 25 major retailers and seafood companies and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) urged the governments of China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to take action in addressing the continued outbreak and emergence of new diseases in shrimp farms.
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Aquasoja increases its export profileAquasoja increases its export profile
The company has been increasing exports during the last 30 years and with a current 90% of production for export.
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Ecological reference points to be adopted for Atlantic menhadenEcological reference points to be adopted for Atlantic menhaden
Omega Protein supports the decision and looks forward to working with the commission and its staff on further developing the ERP model and identifying future harvest levels for the fishery.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,100/1,120 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,430/1,450 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,460 – $1,800.

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U.S. soybean meal demand expected to increase through aquacultureU.S. soybean meal demand expected to increase through aquaculture
The Soy Aquaculture Alliance commissioned a report that concluded that the growth of the U.S. catfish industry, among other species, can have a major impact on increasing overall demand for U.S. soybeans.
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More than 50% of all marine ingredients are certified by MarinTrustMore than 50% of all marine ingredients are certified by MarinTrust
MarinTrust reports that more than 50% of all marine ingredients produced worldwide are now certified under the MarinTrust program and the organization wants to raise the bar and achieve 75% certification, under evaluation or program improvement by 2025.
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FOR SALE—Krill Oil Extraction Plants
Food grade processing plants used for Tharos’ patented solvent-free krill oil extraction proof-of-concept.
1. Plant used for on-land and at-sea research, built from Danish-made equipment, 100-150k/h.
2. Norwegian-built, plug-and-play concept, commercially operated at-sea, 350-500k/h. DETAILS.

2019 Aquaculture Roundtable Series (TARS)
The Aquaculture Roundtable Series (TARS) 2019, held from August 14-15 in Bali, Indonesia focused on developing “Aquafeeds: Fit for Future.”
Find it in the PROCEEDINGS section


NEW! Technology Lead Nutrition & Formulation - Norway
Cargill is seeking an experienced professional who will identify and execute new business development projects and drive process improvements and supporting tools and metrics.
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Technical Support Manager - Europe
BioMar is looking for a technically strong biologist/engineer with experience in marine finfish operations to support the WestMed and African market.
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Global Product Manager - Europe
Phibro Aqua is seeking a global product manager to manage the company’s global portfolio of current and pipeline products and support the global sales team.
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FeedTech Center Manager - Canada
The Center of Aquaculture Technologies is seeking a talented individual to provide leadership at its new, state-of-the-art FeedTech Center in Souris, PEI, who will be responsible for the performance of the $2 million investment in the latest feed extrusion technology.
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Sales Team Leader - India
Noveltech Feeds Pvt. Ltd. has five open positions as sales team leader to support the company’s emerging fish feed segment.
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Business Development Consultant - Myanmar
Cargill Aqua Nutrition Thailand and Vietnam is seeking a business development consultant to develop new accounts and channels in Myanmar.
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Regional Technical Manager Aquaculture - China
Adisseo is looking for a regional technical manager to reinforce the company’s aquaculture business unit in China.
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Feed Plant Production Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for a feed plant production manager to effectively handle the day to day management of the feed operations, personnel and site.
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Aquaculture Feed VP/Division Manager - Thailand
Inteqc Feed is looking for an aquaculture feed VP/division manager to propose, lead and direct the company’s R&D programs.
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Environmental advantages of IMTA
The European INTEGRATE project evaluated the environmental performance of a model of seawater IMTA pond through a life cycle assessment and found that feed is the largest single contributor to all environmental impacts.
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14:   Maturation challenges and solutions in recent times, Skretting
17:   Mariculture: The future of Asian aquaculture, Infofish
18:   Certification for marine ingredients and its importance in the food sector, MarinTrust
19:   Possibility of increase aquaculture growth and yield, Calix
15:   Mucus, the frontier in fish innate immune response, Adisseo
16:   Choose the right NIR set-up for your application needs, FOSS
17:   Fermentation for algae production, EABA
23:   Reap the benefits of instrument networking, FOSS
30:   Improve the uptime of your NIR solution, FOSS
7:   Algae biofertilizers and biostimulants, EABA
14:   Osmoregulation and ionic balance in shrimp, Adisseo

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