Researchers Sequence Rainbow Trout Genome

The genome of the Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykisshas, been mapped by a team of 30 researchers at Washington State University.

Led by Yann Guigen of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research and reporting this week in Nature Communications, the research aims to improve our understanding of genetic changes over time. As one of the most popular species used in aquaculture, this research could have a big impact on the trout industry.

Welcome to the New US Trout Farmers Association Website!

Hello and welcome to the new home of the United States Trout Farmers Association.

We know it’s a long time coming, but we’re excited to have a new platform to help our member companies stay up to date with the latest news from the association. We’re also excited to continue to educate the general public about the benefits of trout farming and aquaculture in general. We’ll be keeping visitors up to date on everything from the latest research to the best recipes for serving up fresh trout.