Research Associate – Genotyping

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is seeking a Research Associate to assist development, optimization, and implementation of next-generation sequencing services in the Genotyping lab in San Diego, CA.

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Dr. Elisa Marques: How to improve your genetics

How to improve your genetics

The aquaculture industry is ripe for the uptake of DNA-based technologies, also known as genomics. The sector has observed and, therefore, learned lessons from the livestock industry where DNA tools are heavily applied, and genetic gains are no longer simulations on a computer screen. Every producer will benefit from using DNA technology in their breeding…

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CAT to Open Aqua FeedTech Center in 2021


Souris, PE (October 29, 2020) – The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is once again proving its versatility as a major player in the global Aquaculture Industry with plans for a new Aqua FeedTech extrusion facility.  The CAT AQUA FeedTech Center will be the first of its kind in Canada, that is available to third…

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CAT Opens Third Facility


Victoria, PE (October 15, 2020) – The newest location for the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is officially open for business. The state-of-the-art facility, located in Victoria, PE, was acquired by CAT in early 2020 and became the third location for the company, tripling its Canadian footprint and expanding the already best-in-class research services in…

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Launch of AQUAarray HD


The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Launches Innovative Genotyping Tool AQUAarray HD [vannamei] The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), a leader in the field of genetic improvement of aquatic species, has launched the AQUAarray HD [vannamei], a universally applicable tool incorporating the latest advancements in genetic marker information for whiteleg shrimp. ”CAT is proud to offer…

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Souris, PE (February 21, 2020) – The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) has finalized a deal with Elanco Animal Health Incorporated to acquire a 46,000 square foot aquatic animal research facility in Victoria, Prince Edward Island. The acquisition, which includes expansive, purpose-built, wet and dry lab space, is an exciting step as CAT grows its…

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On April 23, 2019, all shares in leading aquaculture R&D company The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT), were purchased by Cuna Del Mar LP (CDM), a US-based aquaculture investment fund, for an undisclosed amount from Linnaeus Capital Partners BV. Dr. John Buchanan, CEO of CAT, commented: “We look forward to working within Cuna del Mar,…

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