Monday, June 27, 2011

Japan to be the location for AgriMarine to rear Bluefin Tuna

AgriMarine are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with Tokai University to enter into research and development for a project to rear bluefin tuna on a commercial scale, using AquaMarines solid wall closed contaminant systems. What has become important over the last few years is to ensure we have a stable population of bluefin tuna without depleting the wild stocks.

Bluefin is a species of major importance and prized by the Japanese, recently in Japan at the Tsukiji fish market a 342 kg bluefin was sold for a record US$400,000 (€281,027). "We look forward to working with Tokai University. This project represents another avenue to demonstrate the application of the Company's containment and life support technology with a very high value, high margin species," said Richard Buchanan, CEO of the Company. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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