201115 Innovating offshore fish farming
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Innovating offshore fish farming

Source: worldfishing.net In 2015 SUBflex became a SME (Small-Medium Enterprise) Instrument of the EU Commission’s programme Horizon 2020 and, in October, passed on to Phase 2 of the programme, receiving significant funding for its R&D. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever, with nearly €80 billion …

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Deep Trekker unveils aquaculture drone

Canadian-based Deep Trekker has introduced a new underwater drone to help fish farmers and aquaculture specialists cut costs and improve operational efficiency and yields. The remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) is said to be affordable, easy to transport and simple to operate, and can be used to carry out a …

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Single cell protein helps replace fish meal

Fishing and farming has continued to increase in recent years, driven by global demand for protein and currently grows at unsustainable levels. For example, wild fish catch has drastically declined over the last few decades; and fish farming has grown exponentially to make up the difference. Human per capita consumption …

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Hi-tech breeding techniques can improve fish farming

Source: fis.com An EU-funded project is studying how hi-tech breeding techniques implemented in fish farming can promote disease resistance and fast, efficient growth in six commonly farmed fish species, improving fish welfare, impacts on wildlife and farm productivity. The project – called FISHBOOST – involved no genetic modification, but just a …

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Fish farming to benefit from Linde’s oxygen technology

Source: gas world.com Linde Gases has launched the SOLVOX DropIn – a highly effective and innovative technology designed to improve the delivery of O2 into fish farming sea cages. The system is designed to be used in sea cages which experience unhealthy water conditions due to poor oxygen levels or …

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Innovative solutions for aquaculture waste treatment

Source: worldfishing.net The EU-funded DeammRecirc project is looking to find innovative solutions for aquaculture waste treatment that may reduce the costs of ‘recirculation aquaculture systems’ (RAS) that purify and reuse the water in fish farm tanks. RAS technology reduces the flow of harmful chemicals such as nitrates into the environment, …

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Women checking cages, Bangladesh. Photo: Kenny McAndrew
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Poor can benefit from commercial aquaculture

A new report from WorldFish shows that resource-poor Bangladeshis can participate in commercial aquaculture, challenging conventional assumptions that this was not possible. The report also highlights that more of the very poor in Bangladesh are profiting from commercial aquaculture than was previously thought. Source: WorldFish The report – Aquaculture, employment, …

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A woman taking notes at her farm in Khulna, Bangladesh. Photo: M. Yousuf Tushar
Aquaculture

Training helps Bangladeshi families grow more fish and vegetables

More than 71,000 Bangladeshi women have participated in training provided by the USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project. Source: WorldFish Twice a day Rima Mazumder tends to her carp fry, giving them the proper amount of feed, testing their water quality and watching closely to make sure they’re …

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