Genetic Solutions for Aquaculture

Specialist genetics support to the global aquaculture industry

Specialist genetics support to the global aquaculture industry
Specialist genetics support to the global aquaculture industry

Xelect Ltd is a provider of specialist genetics and breeding management services to the aquaculture industry. The company has modern laboratories and offices in St Andrews, Scotland and an office in Puerto Montt, Chile.

We manage and support breeding programmes on behalf of leading producers of farmed finfish and prawns worldwide.

Xelect - specialist genetics and breeding management services

Breeding Programme Management

Excellent science delivering practical solutions

Xelect’s expert team of aquaculture experts and geneticists provide practical solutions that are tailored to the needs of your breeding programme and production goals.

Xelect is trusted by leading global producers to manage and support their breeding programmes

Aquaculture production is growing 7% annually to satisfy global demand. All future growth in seafood consumption is predicted to come from aquaculture.

Genetic selection of improved strains is a key driver influencing the profitability of aquaculture companies, particularly with respect to the need to achieve faster growth, higher feed conversion efficiency, increased yield, improved product quality and greater resistance to major diseases that impact survival.