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Newsletter for Thursday, October 31, 2019

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CP Foods commits to sustainable fishmeal sourcing CP Foods commits to sustainable fishmeal sourcing
The company stated that all seafood operations, both in Thailand and the overseas investments, have integrated UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their businesses with social responsibility, environmental footprint and traceability throughout the supply chain.
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Lallemand partners with Foods of NorwayLallemand partners with Foods of Norway
The company, that has been connected to this research consortium since the beginning, will join the development of microbial ingredients such as yeast from blue and green biomass by using new technology to feed Atlantic salmon and traditional livestock animals.
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ORIVO and PatoGen to develop DNA analytical tools for aquafeedsORIVO and PatoGen to develop DNA analytical tools for aquafeeds
ORIVO, a Norwegian feed and ingredient origin certification laboratory, partnered with PatoGen, a marine genetic technology company, to develop new analytical tools for the animal feed industry.
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Trace minerals improve performance in European seabassTrace minerals improve performance in European seabass
Researchers found that Zinpro Performance Minerals are more effective than inorganic mineral sources by improving the antioxidant capacity and mucosal immune status of the skin and intestine.
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Apply for fully-funded access to research facilities - EU
European researchers and research teams are invited to apply for scientific research that utilizes the facilities of the participating aquaculture research facilities. The AQUAEXCEL2020 call for access is open until December 6.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
As has been for the past few weeks, Peru is very quiet again – at least from a fishmeal point of view.
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,050/1,070 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,300/1,320 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,360 – $1,850. 
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing on our Fishmeal page.

Also available: Today’s grain prices and commodity futures. There is also a wealth of up-to- date commodity information available via links from our Markets & Price Reports Page.

Report highlights major sustainability in fishmeal and fish oil fisheriesReport highlights major sustainability in fishmeal and fish oil fisheries
Eighty-eight percent of the European and Latin American catches come from fisheries that are “reasonably well-managed”, but there is a critical need to develop and expand improvement efforts in Southeast Asian fisheries.
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Study compares shimp farms in top six countriesStudy compares shimp farms in top six countries
The aquaculture technology investment firm, Hatch, has completed an in-field survey of equipment and technology usage on grow-out shrimp farms found in Indonesia, India, Ecuador, Vietnam, Thailand, and China. The survey compared ten technology areas across the six regions, identified technology gaps, and highlighted innovation opportunities for entrepreneurs across these regions.
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Making the blue revolution in BangladeshMaking the blue revolution in Bangladesh
The latest IFPRI book offers a case study of how the fish value chain’s transformation has occurred and how it has improved the lives of both fish producers and fish consumers and considers the future potential of aquaculture in Bangladesh.
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NEW! INVE Aquaculture position openings – Belgium and Southeast Asia
INVE is seeking to further expand its team and is currently looking for the following positions to be filled: Aquaculture Researcher Artemia (Belgium); Account Manager for Oceania, Far East and Southeast Asia; Financial Analyst (Belgium); Regulatory Affairs Manager (Belgium).
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NEW! PhD student in animal biology - France
Phileo by Lesaffre is looking for a PhD student to develop yeast-based products to improve the performance of plant-based aquafeeds.
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Regional Technical Lead Aqua – Thailand
Cargill is looking for a regional technical lead responsible for the application of Diamond V technology to aqua customers across Asia Pacific.
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Global Product Manager - Thailand
A global animal health and nutrition company with market leading presence in over 100 countries is looking for a global product manager to expand its aquaculture business.
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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - UK
The Institute of Aquaculture of the University of Stirling is offering a post-doctoral research assistant (PDRA) position to work on a European Commission funded project, AquaIMPACT. Apply by November 10.
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Shrimp Production and R&D Manager - France
The French aquaponics company, Agriloops, is looking for a shrimp production and R&D manager. The company is looking for talent to manage their first commercial scale farm in 2020.
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Science communicator & stakeholder engagement manager – UK
The Center for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR), Swansea University, is looking for a science communicator and stakeholder engagement manager to support aquaculture projects.
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Feed Nutrition Manager - East Africa
A newly acquired feed facility is looking for a feed plant nutrition manager in East Africa. The facility currently produces poultry feed but plans on adding of new lines such as aquafeed.
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Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2020
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  • Laboratory analysis and lab scale demonstrations highlight extrusion processing conditions critical for high performance RAS feed production
  • Mixing in aquafeed production
  • A considerable resource of a tiny crustacean – Calanus finmarchicus
  • Krill performance for all
  • Rewarding responsible production and sourcing: ASC’s new Feed Standard
  • Hydroxy-selenomethionine reduces the effects of stress in fish
  • EURASTiP, bridging the gap between Europe and Southeast Asia
  • A palatability enhancer that improves the performance of feed pellets in shrimp aquaculture
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Functional feed additive wins AquaSG ’19 Aquaculture Innovation Challenge
VakSea has developed an insect larvae platform to bio-manufacture functional feed additives that protect fish and shrimp from viral disease. The company received $50,000 to partner with Singapore’s Aquaculture Innovation Centre for proof-of-concept.
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In-water stunning device wins GOAL Innovation Award
Ace Aquatec’s innovation beat out Arbiom, which converts dried plant matter into a nutrient-rich protein meal called SylPro that can be used as an aquafeed ingredient, and Brazil’s Pegasus Science, whose near infrared (NIR) technology improves aquafeed quality by detecting mycotoxins.
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