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Issue 43 Vol 20, October 29, 2020. Previous issues are archived at
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Green Plains, Hayashikane partnership to deploy feed solutions for RAS systems and beyondGreen Plains, Hayashikane partnership to deploy feed solutions for RAS systems and beyond
The initial phase of the partnership will focus on Optimal Aquafeed’s deployment of proprietary solutions, developed by Hayashikane, to North and Central American markets. 
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CAT to open aquafeed extrusion facilityCAT to open aquafeed extrusion facility
The new CAT AQUA FeedTech Center will house a complete pilot-scale feed processing line including two feed extruders and a new nutrition analytical lab.
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Algae oil can replace fish oil in California yellowtailAlgae oil can replace fish oil in California yellowtail
A new study showed that Veramaris omega-3-rich algae oil can successfully replace fish oil in the diet of farm-raised juvenile California yellowtail (Seriola dorsalis) without compromising growth or survival.
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Recycled carbon-made animal feed ingredient startup secures €2.5 million funding

Recycled carbon-made animal feed ingredient startup secures €2.5 million funding 
UK biotech company, Deep Branch, has secured €2.5 million to scale up its production process with a new facility at the Netherlands-based Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
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How to prevent winter syndrome in seabream

How to make new ingredients fit for feed
Advanced tools are very important for studying new ingredients and feed and they are now available at the Aquafeed Technology Centre (ATC) hosted by Nofima.
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How to prevent winter syndrome in seabream

How to prevent winter syndrome in seabream
Dorin is Aquasoja’s functional feed for seabream that avoids the loss of weight and even mortality due to winter syndrome and helps fish recover better when temperatures rise again.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,250/1,270 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,600/1,620 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,440 – 1,590. 
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Aquaculture Pharmacology book

Aquaculture Pharmacology book
With the burgeoning international aquaculture expansion, this new book provides an understanding of practical drug information for the aquaculture industry.
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Continued decrease in sales of veterinary antibiotics in Europe

Continued decrease in sales of veterinary antibiotics in Europe
The overall sales of veterinary antibiotics in European countries dropped by more than 34% between 2011 and 2018.
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FOR SALE—Krill Oil Extraction Plants
Food grade processing plants used for Tharos’ patented solvent-free krill oil extraction proof-of-concept.
1. Plant used for on-land and at-sea research, built from Danish-made equipment, 100-150k/h.
2. Norwegian-built, plug-and-play concept, commercially operated at-sea, 350-500k/h. DETAILS.

NEW! Shrimp and Warm Water Species Nutrition Researchers - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for two researchers to develop novel solutions in shrimp and warm water species. CLOSING NOVEMBER 5, 2020.
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NEW! Tasmanian Manager - Australia
Ridley is seeking an energetic and highly self-motivated candidate for the day-to-day management of the Westbury site. CLOSING NOVEMBER 5, 2020.
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Feed Technology Center Manager (Extrusion) - UK
Pontus Research is looking for a hands-on, customer-focused feed technology center manager with experience in extrusion technologies to manage the new business unit within Pontus operation. CLOSING NOVEMBER 20, 2020.
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Account Manager - Indonesia
INVE Aquaculture is looking for an account manager to take responsibility for the sale of INVE Aquaculture products and services to a specific group of customers that is active in the allocated area to expand market share.
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Lab Analyst - Belgium
INVE Aquaculture is looking for a lab analyst to support the scientific work and new product development and execute and report on R&D experiments and other support tasks.
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Assistant Research Professor, Fish Nutritionist - USA
Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center is seeking an assistant research professor to develop, coordinate and implement research programs about catfish nutrition, feeds and feeding strategies in the Mississippi Delta. CLOSING NOVEMBER 30, 2020.
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Technical Sales Specialist - USA
Skretting is looking for a technical sales specialist to support RAS clients in fish nutrition and production system performance. CLOSING NOVEMBER 18, 2020.
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Protein Functionality Researcher - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for an experienced protein functionality researcher with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to develop novel aquafeed products and processes. CLOSING NOVEMBER 1, 2020.
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  • Interview with Carlos Díaz, CEO of BioMar
  • New robot technology for quality control in aquafeed manufacturing
  • Towards quantitative engineering for aquafeed extrusion process operation
  • A sustainable mix of free amino acids improves shrimp feeding behavior
  • Preventive additive strategies for the control of ectoparasites and secondary infections in farmed fish
  • A look at the bullfrog value chain in China

Next issue: January 2021
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Insects as feed
An overview of insect-based nutrition in aquaculture with Nathan Preteseille, coordinator of AFFIA, and Leo Wein, founder and CEO of Protenga.
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GAA expands in-pond raceway system free online course
This free course outlines the implementation process of IPRS for pond aquaculture cultivation, as well as the technology’s benefits, equipment needed, production figures and more.
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