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Strict nutrition and health management from hatchery to harvest

Recognizing a steady supply of consistently high-quality juveniles as a crucial strategic business factor in the Mediterranean aquaculture market, Greek seabass and seabream producer Nireus invested already years ago in the set-up of proficient hatchery and pre-fattening units. this in order to support the company's fish production in Greece and its ongoing expansion into other Mediterranean countries.

Building a stable future for the company on both technical and business knowledge, Nireus realizes that a healthy economy in aquaculture can only be built on healthy fish. This is why the set-up, staff and operation of each hatchery facility is very focused on nutrition and health control, these factors being highly decisive for success in the ongrowing stages.

People, Products And Protocols

Nireus hatchery management leaves literally nothing to chance when it comes to professional standards in its operations. People working at Nireus are get an in-depth onthe- job training, rotating shifts in every department from algae and rotifer culture over infrastructure maintenance to feeding. All operations are supervised centrally by – among others – a dedicated fish health manager who needs to be reported to whenever even a slight irregularity is detected.

Products ranging from live feed to dry diets and fish health related products are carefully selected from preferred suppliers to ensure consistent quality. Protocols are meticulously designed, tested, implemented and documented to guarantee adequate monitoring of stable growth and animal health results. This way, Nireus fish health management responsibles are confident that modern technologies can reduce production risks to a minimum.

the Fish Site Editor

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