Supply chain resilience

Aerial view Holywood Breeding Centre, with Dumfries in background

When Scotland banned the import of Norwegian salmon eggs in 2019, due to a perceived risk of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA), AquaGen Scotland immediately stepped up efforts to support the domestic industry by using local salmon populations to duplicate the breeding work of its parent company in Norway.

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Blue food, green solutions


The eyes of the world’s aquaculture sector will be on Copenhagen this August, when the city hosts AQUA 2024, a joint event co-organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS).

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Row over timing for new Slice limits

The Scottish Government has defended its decision to allow a four-year implementation period for new regulations which will reduce the permitted limits for a key sea lice treatment. Environmental campaigners have expressed concern that the new limits will not be imposed sooner. The consultation on a new environmental quality standard (EQS) for emamectin benzoate (EmBz),…

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Optimizing trout performance through field trials 

An illustration of the genetic engine to achieve progress

Troutlodge is the world’s leading producer of eyed trout eggs. We maintain four strains of rainbow trout, which allows for security of supply for our customers all year-round. Our breeding program is designed to maximize value to customers by optimizing hatching rates, feed conversion, growth, and product quality.

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Big country, big ideas

Aerial view of the sea fish farm cages and fishing village in XiaPu, FuJian province, China

The Chinese fish farming sector is steadily growing these days thanks partly to the growth of the country’s economy as a whole, which stimulates local demand for quality fish, especially in vast rural provinces of the country.

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