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Sea lice research at VESO Aqualab

Sea lice – a point of focus VESO is a world leading contract research facility, committed to the conduct of state-of-the-art trials with fish and fish pathogens. Our main focus...
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Vónin Scotland lands £955K for new aquaculture net facility

In a significant advancement for the Scottish aquaculture sector, Vónin Scotland Ltd, a leader in aquaculture services and supplies, has received £955,000 in funding from the Scottish Government. The grant...
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Effective and sustainable wastewater treatment in Aquaculture NAPRAS

Alumichem, along with partners, has secured a Green Development and Demonstration Programme grant for the NAPRAS fish farming wastewater treatment project Collaborating with DTU Aqua, Clean Matter and Drying Matter,...
SpinTouch FX device by LaMotte

New for the fish farming market – the SpinTouch FX Water Analyser

Using proven photometric technology that has been game-changing in global water testing applications, the SpinTouch FX tests eight parameters, including ammonia, nitrate and nitrite with one water sample, simultaneously, within...
Masterflex

Because fish deserve safe and first-class travel, too

Caption: Master-PUR H FishTec. Profile extruded PU transport hoses in different diameters with metal spiral and a fish and with connecting element Master-PUR H FishTec, represents the future of fish...
Wings ICT

Flying high

AQUAWINGS is promoting productivity and environmental sustainability of aquaculture sites through IoT and artificial intelligence The human population is constantly growing, reaching tremendous numbers and creating a relatively huge demand...
Moredun Scientific

Researching complex gill disease in Atlantic salmon

Moredun is helping to find ways to improve salmon gill health Moredun Scientific’s scientists are developing experimental models of gill diseases in Atlantic salmon (pictured). The gills of Atlantic salmon...
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Garware Technical Fibres launches new coatable braided nets

Garware Technical Fibres has launched the industry’s first coatable HDPE braided knotted net that can be painted with traditional water-based antifouling paints. Nets made with HDPE fibres have low surface...
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Investing in the future

Bakkafrost Scotland’s drive to be the leading sustainable salmon producer Bakkafrost Scotland is one of the largest employers in the Outer Hebrides with more than 500 staff across 45 locations...
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The February 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

MERL Senior Technician David Basset

Thirty years of MERL 

The Institute of Aquaculture’s Marine Environmental Research Laboratory has played a key role in the development of aquaculture over three decades For three decades, the Marine Environmental Research Laboratory (MERL)...
James Hutton Limited’s state-of-the-art mass spectrometry equipment

A SLICE® of science excellence

James Hutton Limited surpasses SEPA validation requirements for emamectin benzoate analysis James Hutton Limited continues to provide analytical services to help fish farmers attain the maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of...
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Net benefits

Brimmond launch UK’s first turnkey aquaculture net cleaning tech amid Government drive to double sector’s value North-east Scotland based engineering specialist, Brimmond, has launched its latest technology, NetJet™ which sees...
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A complete answer for disinfection

More than 30 years ago, aquaculture was identified as a possible solution to the decline in fisheries stocks Sustainability, fish welfare, biosecurity and food quality have been at the centre...
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RS Aqua brings the first automated gas systems to Scotland

In the coming months RS Aqua will start supplying Innovasea’s new aquaControl Oxygenation & Aeration Systems into Scotland. These systems are the first in the world to feature digital control...
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A new standard for propeller pumps

With the BADU Powerstar and BADU Novastar, SPECK is offering dry-installed, robust propeller pumps in a fully plastic design The single-stage, non-self-priming elbow pumps with axial impellers can be used...
World Feeds Sales Director, Tom Noble, and Managing Director, Peter Kersh, receive their award

Award-winning innovation

Recognition at the Aquaculture Awards reflects this feed company’s achievements Yorkshire-based feed manufacturer World Feeds Ltd were among the big winners at this year’s Aquaculture Awards. Receiving the prestigious “Judge’s...
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Answers in the blood

Cutting edge blood biochemistry expertise is now being made available for fish farmers in Norway The strides being taken by WellFish on its growth journey are increasing, both in length...
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From idea to solution

Navigating the regulatory process in product licensing requires the right certifications and guidance, and the right aquaculture contract research organisation with GLP, GCP & GMP certifications Product licensing is a...