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RAS tops conversations at Aquaculture Canada 2018

A packed room during each session on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) at Aquaculture Canada in Quebec City last week validates the technology’s emergence as a potential solution to some of the industry’s woes.

Aquaculture associations sign landmark deal

The World Aquaculture Society (WAS), Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) and Newfoundland & Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) have signed an historic deal to co-host WAS North America in 2020.

Split pond versus earthen pond

Both produce similar levels of off-flavor in catfish, study shows.

Baltimore students get a foretaste of aquaculture

More than just a venue to grow vegetables and fish, an aquaponics lab inspires some students to pursue careers in aquaculture.
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Kuterra to halt market supply of salmon

Citing 'maintenance break,' Kuterra LP, the land-based Atlantic salmon farm on northern Vancouver Island in BC, says market supply of its fish will stop from June. » Read More

Plastics finding their way into our food supply

The greatest accumulations of plastics and plastic particles tend to be found in coastal waters, which is also where most shellfish farms are operating. » Read More

Addressing public perception of aquaculture

Opportunities for telling the aquaculture story often start when someone asks a question that skews toward less-than-favorable terms, says columnist. » Read More

AquaVision 2018

Jun 11-13, 2018
Stavanger, Norway
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International Charr Symposium

Jun 18-21, 2018
Deluth, MN
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SeaWeb Seafood Summit

Jun 19-21, 2018
Barcelona, Spain
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