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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - After more than six years of research and nine generations of specifically-selected rainbow trout, Dr. Ken Overturf has seen some of the largest aquaculture companies embrace his research. Genetic selection research completed at the University of Idaho with USDA-ARS with funding support from the United Soybean Board and the Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA), has led to a rainbow trout species that can be raised on a fully plant-based diet.
Auburn University professor Rex Dunham is the recipient of the Southeastern Conference’s 2019 Faculty Achievement Award for Auburn, Ala.
The city of New Bedford has the strongest potential for commercial-scale aquaculture in the entire region of the Massachusetts South Coast, says a study.
Two new studies released last week suggest the piscine orthreovirus (PRV) is not as deadly as some believe. 
Commercial octopus farming is being explored on multiple continents as a potential new avenue for aquaculture. However, a team of researchers led by Jennifer Jacquet of New York University’s Department of Environmental Studies are concerned about potential negative impacts on sustainability and animal welfare.
Biopharmaceutical company Merck Animal Health has announced its Aqua Care365 initiative to support fish farmers in their efforts to provide the best quality care for their operations.
Offshore is the most promising option for expanded sustainable seafood production in the United States but ‘smart policy’ is needed to advance it, according to a new study.
Research from AquaFish Innovation Lab (AIL) at Oregon State University shows that women are underrepresented in aquaculture-related research paper authorship. This can have an impact on their careers as publication credits are an important factor for promotions, funding, and tenure positions for academic researchers.
In fish farming, ensiling is a way of processing fish mortalities and avoiding disease issues. The process has long been popular in other parts of the world, such as Norway, where there are strict bio-security regulations on how mortalities are dealt with.
Freshwater is used to treat amoebic gill disease (AGD) in salmonids but when it poses a logistical challenge, hydrogen peroxide treatment may be used. The effectiveness of the results, however, depends on the water temperature.
OSLO, Norway - Three months after Atlantic salmon were stocked in a new closed containment system, testing shows that the fish are adapting well, Cermaq reports.
Wisconsin Sea Grant received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program to examine and overcome three critical barriers to the growth of land-based Atlantic salmon production in the Great Lakes region.
Humane production practices can play a key role in expanding the market for farmed fish and seafood in the US but it is vital that consumers are aware of them, says a study.
U.S.-based biotechnology company White Dog Labs (WDL) has announced that independent testing by the Center for Aquaculture Technologies in Canada (CATC) has demonstrated the potential benefit of ProTyton, a single-cell protein (SCP), to shrimp farming. 
Three researchers at Norwegian salmon and trout farming company Cermaq will be defending their doctoral degrees this fall.
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