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Atlantic Salmon

All-year-round supply of ova based on a full cycle land based domestic family breeding programme consisting of more than 300 pedigree families. In addition to the local AquaChile strain, genetics from Benchmark’s Icelandic breeding programme, bred in Chile, are being introduced.

BGCL also offer imported eggs from the Icelandic programme, as a supplement to the local production and backup and security of supply. Using Benchmark’s global genetics expertise and technology, BGCL will develop and adapt local and imported strains to suit Chilean conditions and challenges.

Characteristics:

Balanced breeding for efficient growth, low maturation, survival at sea, harvest yield and fillet colour.

Incorporating genomic selection:

  • QTL-IPN
  • GS-Caligus
  • GS-SRS
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