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Innovation & Investment

Polish RAS salmon farm mixes modern technology with ancient water

Jurassic Salmon, established in Poland just two years ago, is using 150-million-year-old geothermal saline waters from the “Lower Jura” era. Armed with certifications, the company is navigating an awkward growth stage. 

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Aquafeeds

Microencapsulated organic acids aid shrimp culture

A novel blend of organic acids (OAB) microencapsulated in a lipid matrix and supplemented in the diets of Litopenaeus vannamei enhanced their growth, phosphorus utilization, resistance to Vibrio harveyi and immunity. This may have implications as an eco-friendly prophylactic strategy. 

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Responsibility

Feed trays or broadcasting?

At higher stocking densities, the application of all feed via feed trays often results in feed being dropped outside and/or underneath the trays. 

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Responsibility

Organic matter for pond fertilizer

Animal manures, grasses and other organic matter have been widely used as fertilizers in aquaculture ponds. The fertilizers decompose and release nutrients that promote the growth of phytoplankton and enhance the base of the food web. 

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Responsibility

Interest rises in backyard aquaculture

With the downturn in the global economy, interest is rising in backyard aquaculture systems ranging from simple tanks to setups requiring complex filtration, aeration and monitoring equipment.