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November 23, 2014

United States

New Jersey—Epicore Hires Fernando Castro Talero


On November 20, 2014, Epicore BioNetworks, Inc., which designs, develops and manufactures innovative and environmentally responsible biotechnology products and animal feeds for shrimp farmers, announced the appointment of Fernando Castro Talero as it new Southeast Asia (SEA) Aquaculture Regional Manager.  A company news release, said, “The appointment reflects Epicore’s commitment to the region and will significantly improve technical support of our distribution network and our SEA end customers.  This is an important step toward creating an operational base in Asia similar to our strong base in Ecuador.  Fernando Castro has the experience and leadership skills to help Epicore and our distributors expand our SEA business.”


Fernando has a degree in aquaculture from the Florida Institute of Technology (USA) and over thirty-four years of work experience in the shrimp Industry.  He has extensive worldwide experience in the design, construction and operation of shrimp hatchery projects.  His experience covers six different species of marine shrimp in nine different countries.


Fernando was one of the pioneers of the shrimp aquaculture industry in Ecuador, Latin America and other countries.  He has comprehensive knowledge of disease, genetics and shrimp health issues.  He has implemented genetic and biosecurity programs in hatchery operations.  He has practical knowledge in the design and installation of state-of-the-art seawater treatment and filtration systems.  He will be located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and can be reached by email at


Epicore BioNetworks, Inc., is a public corporation with a registered office in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with shares listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (symbol EBN).


Information: William P. Long, Chief Executive Officer, Epicore BioNetworks, Inc., 4 Lina Lane, Eastampton, New Jersey 08060, USA (phone 1-609-267-9118, fax 1-609-267-9336, email, webpage


Source: Nasdaq Globe Newswire.  Epicore BioNetworks Inc. Announces New Regional Manager.  November 20, 2014.

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