Monday, August 6, 2018

06/08/2018: Centre For Aquaculture Technologies applies for fish sterility patent

On July 19, 2018, the Centre for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), a leading aquaculture R&D company focused on improving productivity, efficiency and sustainability in the aquaculture industry, filed a patent application regarding a method of generating sterile fish, shrimp, or mollusks.
 
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This application is the first in a planned family of patents covering tools and methods for making aquatic organisms sterile.

Dr John Buchanan, CEO of CAT, commented, "This technology has broad applicability for aquaculture, with the ability to significantly improve productivity in grow-out while providing environmental protection for the industry. Thanks to our dedicated research team led by Dr Xavier Lauth, we plan to soon offer this efficient technology to achieve 100 percent sterility in the animals in an aquaculture production system."


Read the full article on the International Aquafeed website, HERE.

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