With high global demand for seafood and fish stocks being overexploited, depleted, or endangered, there is a need to apply new scientific advancements to help meet the food supply needs of a growing population.  Intrexon utilizes gene expression and gene regulation technologies to provide desired traits related to enhanced product yield, nutritional content and disease resistance in the aquaculture market.  AquaBounty Technologies, a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon, has an innovative platform that is designed to enable more efficient and sustainable aquaculture, while providing people with a local source of safe, valuable, and much-needed protein.