Posts tagged with ‘aquaculture’

  • Algal Biomass Summit Releases Meeting Agenda

    The 2010 Algae Biomass Summit recently released the event’s newly-expanded agenda featuring more than 70 speakers and seven new sessions. The 4th annual event will be held September 28-30 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. More info
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  • Marine Biodiscovery: Research & Applications Meeting; 15-16 June 2010 – University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

    This meeting, coinciding with the opening of the new £1.6M Marine Biodiscovery Centre, will address the potential for new products and processes from the marine environment, with a particular emphasis on the technical challenges and realising successful outcomes. This will cover novel pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals such as biomaterials, nutraceuticals and personal care products as well as novel enzymes […]
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  • URI scientists develop more muscular trout

    A 10-year effort by a University of Rhode Island scientist to develop transgenic rainbow trout with enhanced muscle growth has yielded fish with what have been described as six-pack abs and muscular shoulders that could provide a boost to the commercial aquaculture industry. Terry Bradley, a URI professor of fisheries and aquaculture, said his research into the inhibition of myostatin, […]
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  • Six-day conference on marine biotechnology held in Italy, June 2010

    A six-day conference on marine biotechnology will be held in Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy from 20 to 25 June 2010. This conference is designed to promote scientific excellence in marine biotechnology, give a platform for leading scientists and young researchers to present their work and discuss the future of the field in Europe. Organised around seven-half day sessions, event topics […]
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  • Taiwanese research team working to unlock clownfish breeding secrets

    A Taiwanese saltwater ornamental fish research team is working to unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the fish’s breeding process and hopes that by sharing the technology, the clownfish trade will emerge as another success story in Taiwan’s aquaculture industry, following in the footsteps of advances made in raising shrimp and grouper. More info
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  • University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute reports a better way to farm fish

    Yonathan Zohar and his team of scientists and technicians have been laboring for years to perfect techniques for captive breeding and rearing of fish as quickly and cleanly as possible. For marine species like branzini, otherwise known as European seabass, they make artificial sea water, then recycle nearly all of it, filtering out waste and even capturing methane to offset […]
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  • The Aquaculture Communications Group (ACG) launched its Aquaculture Science & Technology blog

    Today the Aquaculture Communications Group (ACG) launched its Aquaculture Science & Technology blog at http://aquacomgroup.com/wordpress. “Being the ‘Home of Aquaculture Science & Technology Information Services’, it is only natural that our blog will focus on communicating the latest developments in aquaculture science & technology (S&T) to our colleagues in the global aquaculture community, as well as to others interested in […]
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  • China’s first flow production line for the comprehensive processing of fish scales put into use in Shanghai

    China’s first flow production line for the comprehensive processing of fish scales, developed by Shanghai Fisheries Research Institute, was put into use. This line can “eat up” 40-50 tons per month of residual fish scales from aquatic products processing operations and turn out a series of highly value-added processed products, such as collagen protein, gelatin, animal feeds. The technology is internationally […]
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  • Brunei Joint-venture aims to breed 2,000 tons of live red grouper yearly for export

    Bruneian company Myinvesco Hi-Q Biotech Sdn Bhd has set up a $3.4 million grouper breeding business, using technology from Taiwan to meet strong demand from China. The company yesterday signed a joint-venture deal with Taiwanese firm Planet Hi-Q Marine Biotech to build Brunei’s first indoor pond that grows red groupers to be marketed live to China. The indoor fish farm, […]
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  • Moi Farm Seeks Expansion

    Hawaii’s first commercial open-ocean fish farm is seeking to quadruple the size of its operation raising moi off Ewa Beach. Grove Farm Fish & Poi LLC, previously known as Cates International, is seeking to expand its state ocean lease from 28 acres to 61 acres, and quadruple the volume of its submerged pens to boost annual fish production from 1.2 […]
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