Production of pan size (250 – 450g) rainbow trouts is expanding worldwide. Freshwater fish farmers are working hard to optimize their farming operation. They are facing a growing demand for this delicious and healthy product and need to increase profitability at the same time. Most branches of the aquaculture industry are contributing to the quest, ranging from improved feed formulation to intensive farm designs and innovative vaccines.
Breeding for pan size trout
One of the most important factors, when it comes to improved performance in freshwater farms, is genetic improvement. AquaSearch ova ApS is dedicating significant resources to the advanced breeding and improvement of the AquaSearch FRESH product line. Focus is on specific traits relevant to the production of pan size trout in freshwater. More than 60 years of domestication and more than 40 years of dedicated product development in combination with “state of the art” breeding techniques and high egg quality is securing AquaSearch FRESH the competitive edge necessary in today’s intensive freshwater farming.
AquaSearch FRESH has these characteristics:
# Licensed specific disease free # Guaranteed >95 % hatching* # Low feed conversion rate # High specific growth rate # 100% all-females # Genetic evaluation and selection of the relevant 250-450 g fish # Only 3 year old or older broodstock is used # High generel stress and disease tolerance # Elongated body shape # Aggressive feeding in fry as well as on-growers