Aquaculture genetics:

Get the latest from the lab

Welcome to the latest newsletter from the independent aquaculture genetics specialists at Xelect. Every couple of months we’ll keep you posted with news and service updates from the Xelect team – whether that’s a heads up on the latest technology, or interesting nuggets from our blog. Don’t worry – you won’t get a ‘big sell’ or a flood of emails. Just useful, informative briefings from our team of genetics and aquaculture experts.

First commercial  spotted rose snapper programme underway

Martec and Xelect have recently announced a new partnership, introducing modern breeding approaches for another new species.

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New partnership with De Heus and Fresh Studio

We’re delighted to be the genetics partner in a major new Rohu carp initiative to boost food security in Myanmar.

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Doubling our genotyping capacity

Our new MiSeq™ genetic sequencer is a welcome addition to our custom-built aquaculture genetics laboratory.

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Welcome: Dr Pauline Van Weymers

Our newest team member brings a wealth of experience, joining us as Scientific Officer.

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Innovative DNA test for Bonamia

Xelect and Orkney Shellfish Hatchery have collaborated on an new DNA based method of detecting Bonamia. 

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