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Company Information:

Company Name: VIRGINIA COBIA FARMS
City: Saltville
State: VA
Zip+4: 24370 3387
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (276) 496-4372

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $169,933.00 2
SBIR Phase II $400,000.00 1

Award List:

Cobia Production Using Novel Low Salinity RAS Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steven Craig, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $79,933.00
Abstract:
This application describes the Phase I commercialization by Virginia Cobia Farms (VCF) of a combination of unique technologies including proprietary technology involving molecular salinity nutrient sensors in fish, use of intensive land based recirculation systems (RAS), novel dietary fish feed… More

Development of Novel Calcium Receptor Based Mineral Supplementation Technologies For Inland Shrimp Aquaculture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steve Jury, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $90,000.00
Abstract:
Recent studies have demonstrated the importance of ionic composition of water and diets used in inland marine shrimp aquaculture. We propose to develop a feed and/or water additive approach to address this issue by using our knowledge of calcium-sensing receptors (CaSRs) in crustaceans and their… More

Optimizing Inland Tank Based Recirculation Aquaculture Methods To Produce Cobia Under Reduced Water Salinity Conditions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Steven Craig, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Abstract:
Virginia Cobia Farms Phase II USDA-SBIR grant is designed to assist our company at implementing discoveries made during our Phase research I into larger scale production where the process of cobia egg to market size fish production will be integrated into a single interlocking system. Building upon… More