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July 17, 2019
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Farmed shrimp gains traction as consumer demand rises in Canada

The recent arrival of two new shrimp growing operations in Ontario, Canada, could mark the beginnings of a farmed shrimp industry for the province, if not for the country. Shrimp farming is a major industry worldwide, but in Canada, production on a commercial scale is yet to be seen.

Study finds low evidence of predation by farmed salmon

Latest research examining the stomach content of farmed salmon in British Columbia found very little evidence that they have preyed on wild populations. The study is relevant because of concerns that farmed salmon could eat wild fish, as Atlantic and Chinook salmon naturally prey upon fish in the wild.

Nordic Aquafarms wins local duel over state zoning appeal

Nordic Aquafarms gets the “go ahead” to build its new facility in Belfast, Maine despite local opposition.

Offshore aquaculture needs policy support

A group is spearheading coalition building with NGOs to advance the nascent offshore aquaculture sector. » Read more

New addition to Maine Aquaculture Association team

Afton Hupper, a recent graduate of the University of Maine, has joined the staff at the Maine Aquaculture Association as an outreach and development specialist. » Read more


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