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August 14, 2019
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Q&A: Sylvia Wulf, CEO, AquaBounty

With extensive experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry, Sylvia Wulf knows a thing or two about understanding and responding to the needs of consumers. Now at the helm of a company that is redefining sustainable food production through biotechnology, Wulf is taking AquaBounty and the world’s first genetically-engineered seafood – the AquAdvantage salmon – to full commercial production.

Nova Scotia First Nation community partners with Cooke Aquaculture

The We’koqma’q First Nation in Nova Scotia has teamed up with New Brunswick-based Cooke Aquaculture to sell and market the First Nation community’s farmed steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).

AKVA Group eyes more land-based projects in the Americas

Aquaculture technology firm AKVA Group is expanding its presence in both North and South America in the land-based aquaculture sector with the establishment of the new AKVA Group Land-based Americas to be headquartered in Puerto Montt, Chile. » Read more

Winning the court of public opinion

The growing number of firms investing in RAS for large-scale production means fish farms are being located in close proximity to markets. Being closer to market also means operating near communities and interacting with residents, whose buy-in is important for the success of the operation. » Read more

Intelligent feeding

Aquaculture technology provider Umitron has launched Fish Appetite Index, the world’s first real-time, ocean-based fish appetite detection system. » Read more

Two-in-one solution for water circulation and aeration

A new breed of pumps has been engineered to eliminate the need for separate water circulation and aeration systems in aquaculture operations. » Read more


Aug. 20 – 23
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Aquaculture Innovation Europe

Sept. 10 – 11
Location: London, UK
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Aquaculture Europe 2019

Oct. 7 – 10
Location: Berlin, Germany
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