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South Korea: Gyeongnam Province begins breeding research on major aquaculture varieties

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Published Mar 4, 2024

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The Gyeongnam Provincial Fisheries Resources Research Institute, in partnership with the National Institute of Fisheries Science, is launching a comprehensive breeding research project on five key aquaculture species: oysters, scallops, red sea bream, rockfish, and mullet. The goal is to enhance the quality of these species by developing healthier, faster-growing, and higher-quality varieties. The institute is also planning to set up the 'Gyeongnam Fisheries Breeding Research Center' to boost research capabilities and manpower. The research outcomes are anticipated to boost the competitiveness of aquaculture by providing improved varieties to local fishermen.
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The Gyeongnam Provincial Fisheries Resources Research Institute will mark this year as the first year of breeding research for major aquaculture species and will begin full-scale breed improvement research on five species, including oysters, scallops, red sea bream, rockfish, and mullet. The Gyeongnam Provincial Fisheries Resources Research Institute, in collaboration with the National Institute of Fisheries Science, began research on breeding red sea bream, of which Gyeongnam Province accounts for 70% of the nation's aquaculture production, in 2022. The research institute conducted crossbreeding in accordance with the guidelines of the National Fisheries Research Institute and re-matured the obtained fertilized eggs. We are raising fish and accumulating breeding research technology. This year, the Gyeongnam Provincial Fisheries Resources Research Institute plans to pursue full-scale breeding research, including improving silky scallop varieties, securing quality oyster ...
Source: Fisheco
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