Japanese scientists have been trying to replicate spawning conditions for eels in captivity for decades. They’re getting closer, but major hurdles remain.
Trans-omics analysis was used to evaluate the differences between cultured and wild female Japanese eels, and possible causes of the ovulation problems frequently seen in cultured females.
Sara Rademaker launched American Unagi to shift eel farming to American soil, where the eels are from. Why? Because of the novelty, and because she saw an opportunity to do things better.
Biannual conference/competition showcased 40 new seafood businesses, or related services, from around the world. Winners were chosen on the strength of the opportunity, meaningful impact and compelling leadership and presentation.