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NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

Aker BioMarine and QRILL Aqua in the press. Here is the latest news and press releases.

Thomas Wærner The New Iditarod Champion 2020

Thomas Wærner and his dog team win the legendary Iditarod race 2020. After competing for over 9 days with 57 professional dog teams and the unpredictable nature of Alaska, the orange team was the first to cross the finish line in Nome. Winning both, the Finnmark Race and Femund Race last year, Thomas is now also officially holding the title of Iditarod champion. 

Aker BioMarine’s Krill Fishery Receives an ‘A’ Rating For the Fifth Year in a Row

For the fifth year in a row, Aker BioMarine has received an ‘A’ rating from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), meaning its krill fishery is in “very good condition.” SFP is an independent non-profit organization that evaluates the sustainability of global fisheries. Each year, the SFP releases a Reduction Fisheries Sustainability Overview which analyzes reduction fishery stocks worldwide.

New large-scale Antarctic krill survey confirms healthy krill biomass

New international research surveying the krill biomass around the Antarctic Peninsula finds more krill than was found in the last large-scale krill survey conducted in year 2000.

New study shows krill is the most effective growth enhancer in diets for whiteleg shrimp

With the shrimp farming industry increasingly moving towards low fishmeal content feeds, practical feed formulations depend on meals, solubles and hydrolysates made from fish, squid, shrimp, krill and molluscs to act as chemoattractants and feeding stimulants. But with such a wide array of options, identifying the optimal marine chemoattractant for a species like whiteleg shrimp has proven incredibly difficult. Until now.

Simon Seward Aker BioMarine's new QRILL Aqua VP Sales Asia

Working for the past six years for Norwegian human nutrition group Sana Pharma in a variety of management roles, Simon brings an in-depth knowledge of the international B2B nutritional market to his new position, along with invaluable hands-on experience of brand development, sales, marketing and distribution in South East Asia.

The world's first professional long distance sled dog team

Focusing on race-winning performance, along with making a positive contribution to a unique and challenging endurance sport, Team QRILL Pet is more than ‘just’ a team. Part race equipment, part pet nutritional study, and part recruitment vehicle for the sport itself, Team Qrill Pet’s ambitions are as broad as the winter landscapes the team will be racing across.

 

Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund announces funding for more science

AWR announces winners of the 2018 research projects and opens a call for proposals for 2019

Aker BioMarine to combine Norwegian and Chinese technology when building its new support vessel in China

-This is the beginning of a unique collaboration bringing together innovative technologies and high-tech competencies from both Norwegian and Chinese companies, says Matts Johansen, CEO of Aker BioMarine.

Study Looks to Improve Performance of the World’s Toughest Triathletes

Aker BioMarine, Pure Science Triathlon team and Norseman have pioneered a study that examines the effects of krill oil omega-3s on athletic performance and recovery.

Aker BioMarine Supports Antarctic Ecosystem Research with USD 1 Million

Today, at Our Ocean conference in Malta, Aker BioMarine announced its commitment to support the Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) with USD 1 million (EUR 830.000) over the next five years. The grant will further AWR’s work on promoting and facilitating research on the Antarctic ecosystem. 

QRILL Aqua Product Areas

For salmonoids

For salmonids, QRILL Aqua is proven to improve feed uptake and speed up growth. The fish becomes healthier and fillet quality is much better. There’s a reason the world’s most successful salmon farming companies raise their salmon on feed made with QRILL Aqua.

For Shrimp

For shrimp, QRILL Aqua and Astaxanthin Oil is proven to increase feed uptake resulting in faster growing, healthier, and tastier shrimp that look great. Whether your shrimp farming goal is to speed up growth, improve health, and enhance the final product’s taste — or maximize uptake during the starter feed stage — there is a tried and tested QRILL product.

Marine Fish

for fish

QRILL Aqua is used to enhance feed uptake and growth performance of many marine fish species, such as sea bass or sea bream. The world’s most successful marine fish farming companies rely on feed made with QRILL Aqua.