Investigation into the causes of and possible solutions to failed rainbow trout in aquaculture

Project Summary

Project life: 9 months

Anticipated Benefits

A comprehensive assessment of failed fish by the incorporation of information on brood stock (strain, family), genetics, husbandry, life cycle, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry to isolate why these fish have impaired growth and develop a solution to this problem through nutrition by testing the impact of various feeds.


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  • Kames Fish Farming Ltd
  • University of the West of Scotland
  • AquaSearch Ova
  • AquaGen
  • Skretting Ltd
  • Dawnfresh Farming Ltd