Big fish, little fish

Big fish eating little fish

The salmon sector in Norway appears to be embarking on a journey that Scottish producers took many years ago – the journey of evolving from being an industry of many producers to just a handful.

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Blueprint for industry innovation published

Aquaculture features prominently in a new report setting out research priorities for the UK’s animal-based food sector.
Government-supported body the UK Agri-Tech Centre has published a report, “Livestock and Aquaculture innovation: the next ten years”, based on input from more than 150 stakeholders in the livestock and aquaculture industries.

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Key Account Manager – STIM

STIM is currently looking to identify a highly motivated individual to take on the role of Key Account Manager. As STIM is growing its presence in the UK and Ireland, we seek a positive, driven individual to manage the key accounts of STIM’s customer portfolio in the UK. The Key Account Manager will play a…

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Future fuels


Aquaculture was a key area for Seawork 2024, with questions around clean technology coming to the fore, as David Robinson reports.

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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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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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