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Fish also like beer

Jul 9, 2020 — A European project validated the use of beer byproducts, such as bagasse and yeast, for their use as ingredients for aquafeeds and found no sensory differences when comparing with fish fed on commercial diets.

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Seaweed extracts to tackle Vibrio infections in shrimp

Jul 9, 2020 — A team of researchers, together with Biomin, tested seaweed extracts in whiteleg shrimp and found a decrease of feed contamination by fungi and a reduction of shrimp mortality by up to 50% upon a challenge with V. parahaemolyticus.

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Indonesian shrimp industry to adopt BAP feed mill standard favoring U.S. soy sourcing

Jul 9, 2020 — USSEC continues to guide the shrimp aquaculture industry in Indonesia to follow the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard that is linked to the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol standard.

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Vietnam spurs organic aquaculture

Jul 9, 2020 — The country aims at increasing organic aquaculture up to 0.5-1.5% of total aquaculture production.

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Blockchain technologies to reduce fish loss and IUU fishing

Jul 8, 2020 — A new version of the MarinTrust Chain of Custody will be released in late July 2020 and will include a specific clause focused on registering key data elements that initiates deployment in an innovative way to demonstrate full traceability from the source.

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Grieg Seafood to exclude Cargill over deforestation claims

Jul 8, 2020 — The company said it would not buy from Cargill’s Aqua Nutrition subsidiary until its mother company had “significantly reduced” its “soy-related deforestation risk in Brazil” in a move to apply pressure on supply chains.

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Skretting ARC Pargua keeps providing research services despite COVID-19

Jul 6, 2020 — The Chilean research center, which provides research services to different industry players, is currently working on several projects, including different trials for Skretting ARC Norway, DSM and countries such as Canada and Australia.

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BioMar to reduce emissions through a new hybrid vessel for shipping feed

Jul 6, 2020 — BioMar Norway and Bio Feeder extended their collaboration with a new cutting-edge hybrid vessel, the Kryssholm, that features a combination of diesel engines and hybrid batteries and that will be completed in 2021.

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Aquasoja new feed range to improve fillet lipidic profile

Jul 6, 2020 — OMEGA contains selected fish oil as the lipid added source, allowing for increased intake of marine ingredients during fish life cycle, with later effect on fillet lipidic profile.

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Mowi pledges deforestation-free supply chain

Jul 3, 2020 — The company’s suppliers have committed to trade only deforestation-free soybeans, including soy grown on legally deforested land from 2021.

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Aller Aqua's new feed for Atlantic salmon in RAS

Jul 3, 2020 — Aller Flow is the new feed created considering the impact of the feed on the entire production system while maintaining focus on fish health and growth.

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F3 Challenge doubles prize

Jul 1, 2020 — $70,000 will be awarded to the contestants that produce and sell the most fish-free feeds in each of three categories, salmonid, shrimp and other carnivorous species, without using wild-caught fish or any marine-animal ingredients.

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Changes in Nutreco’s Executive Committee to focus on alternative aquaculture farming

Jul 1, 2020 — Harm de Wildt, Nutreco COO and CEO Trouw Nutrition, will retire and Nutreco’s chief innovation officer, Viggo Halseth, will step down from the Executive Committee and will continue focusing on developments, projects and investments in alternative aquaculture farming.

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IBM blockchain technology for traceability of the Norwegian seafood supply chain

Jun 29, 2020 — Leading Norwegian seafood producers, including BioMar, turn to blockchain for help in using technology to provide high-quality, fully traceable products.

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BioMar scales up RAS and fry feed production in Denmark

Jun 29, 2020 — The new production line in Brande, now fully operational, increases the overall capacity by 25% up to 160,000 tons of feed produced annually with improved flexibility, quality and production performance.

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Singapore partners to promote sustainable aquaculture

Jun 29, 2020 — The World Sustainability Organization signed a MoU with the Institution of Aquaculture Singapore to work collaboratively toward responsible aquaculture development in Singapore.

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Aquasoja incorporates organic trace minerals to improve animal performance

Jun 29, 2020 — The company opted some years ago to start using only highly available organic iron, manganese, zinc, copper and selenium to assure that the animals are getting the proper dosage and that losses are minimized.

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Thai fishmeal industry addresses social and environmental issues through MarinTrust

Jun 25, 2020 — Supported by the shrimp industry, fisheries organizations and the Thai government, Thai fishmeal industry subscribed to a Fisheries Improvement Project in the Gulf of Thailand and the fishery applying to join the MarinTrust (formerly IFFO RS) Improver Program.

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What is the optimum dietary n-3 PUFA level in yellowtail kingfish?

Jun 25, 2020 — Australian researchers, together with Skretting, estimated that the optimal dietary level of LC n-3 PUFA for large yellowtail kingfish is between 2.12 and 2.26 g 100 g−1.

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Iran ends subsidies for animal feed premix imports

Jun 23, 2020 — The government has discontinued the payment of subsidies for the import of animal feed premixes such as vitamins, minerals, trace elements and other nutritional additives.

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