After leading a management buyout of Spring Genetics from Benchmark, Hideyoshi Segovia Uno is working hard to help ensure the international tilapia sector – particularly in Latin America (LATAM) – succeeds, in the face of a raft of emerging challenges.
Chilean biotech startup Aquit is developing a preventative treatment against infections in fish that boosts natural immunity, improves survival rates and replaces the need for antibiotics, according to CEO Daniela Allerbon
Muga Fish Farm has undergone remarkable growth under the leadership of founder and director, George Muga – overcoming challenges and earning prestigious awards – and is now poised for growth through continued innovation and genetic advances.
While the slow intensification of shrimp farming appears to be working in Latin America, Ecuadorian producers should be wary of the Asian example, where even heavy investments in new technologies have failed to counter problems caused by historic overstocking.…
The last 12 months have proved testing for Malaysia’s shrimp and crab farmers, with a number of new entrants going out of business, but a pivot towards the live market has provided a lifeline for Yit Tung, founder of RAS Aquaculture.
Next generation sequencing technologies and metagenomics are proving their worth among early aquaculture adopters – in particular RAS operators – according to Matthew Pope, founder and managing director of Esox Biologics.
NTT Corporation recently announced a three-step plan, in partnership with Regional Fish Institute, to use RAS facilities to produce fish and shellfish that have been fed on home-grown algae, setting up a joint venture called NTT Green & Food Co.