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Keeping pace with the seafood industry, SIRF maintains a robust calendar of funding cycles, donor events and research deliverables. Stay current with the latest SIRF news through our press releases, quarterly newsletters and research updates. SIRF strives to give its supporters a complete and timely view of its work. Learn how SIRF is using your donation to fund research that impacts business bottom lines and promotes growth within the seafood industry.

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SIRF Launches Redesigned Website

Seafood Research Non-Profit Debuts New Look August 7, 2017-McLean, VA- The Seafood Industry Research Fund (SIRF) has unveiled a newly redesigned website at Sirfonline.org. With a reformatted web-presence, the seafood research organization seeks to keep supporters current on its activities through an intuitive, interactive and educational visitor experience. The new SIRF site combines videos, news… Read more »

Probiotic Use in Aquaculture

Conducted out of Hampton University, the “Assessment for viability and microbial composition of commercial probiotic regimens used in aquaculture” study seeks to establish a standard procedure for the future testing of probiotic quality related to disease resistance in farmed fish. Hampton University researchers are testing 9 probiotics in their ability to promote animal health, improve… Read more »