Lates calcarifer, also known as the Asian seabass is an important aquaculture species across Asia and in Australia. It has a high-quality white flaky meat that is commonly used in Thai cuisine.

Xelect is currently developing functional genetic markers for optimal fillet yield and muscle fibre number in Barramundi.

Click here to learn more about the importance of high muscle fibre number in farmed fish

We are actively seeking collaborative partners within the Barramundi farming industry to further develop our markers and bring them to market.