Tilapia growth-boost creators target salmon


The inventors of a feed additive that has boosted growth of tilapia by 25 per cent are hoping it can do the same for salmon.

Israeli company AquiNovo last week announced that it had received a $1.5 million investment from French-based feed and animal health multinational Neovia, and plans to use the money to develop and test its technology for use on salmon and other finfish.

AquiNovo’s technology uses a laboratory-created short peptide protein that inhibits sexual maturation, diverting the energy of fish towards.............................

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