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October 30, 2019
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Kelp farming gains traction in Alaska

Wild fish capture is still king in Alaska, where growing finfish is illegal. That leaves mariculture, the farming of all other aquatic species, to balance the highly seasonal work of ocean fishing. Oysters are the top cultured species in the state. But the industry for sugar kelp (saccharina) and ribbon kelp (alaria) is expanding.

Canadian producer casting wide net on high-priced, high-demand Halibut

Demand for farmed halibut is high in Canada, and the team at Halibut PEI aims to further boost its substantial production level to meet that demand. One other thing is for sure: accommodating the feeding behaviour of these fish is a critical factor for success.

Canada okays bath immersion treatment for fish eggs, fry

A company based in Prince Edward Island has obtained Health Canada approval for an all-natural product designed to produce healthier fish in aquaculture facilities.
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Cooke veterinarian honoured at ACFFA gala

Dr. Leighanne Hawkins was recognized on Oct. 24 as the recipient of the 2019 Atlantic Canada Aquaculture Award by the Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association. » Read more

Merck Animal Health grows aquaculture team with new hires

Biopharmaceutical company Merck Animal Health has named Jackie Zimmerman as national account manager for its North American Aquaculture division. » Read more

Dunn leaves Mowi

Jeremy Dunn, director of public affairs at Mowi Canada West, has left the company to take over the role of general manager at the BC Dairy Association. » Read more

PR Aqua brings Hydrotech to North America

PR Aqua has entered into an exclusive partnership with Hydrotech to bring their products to North American fish farmers. » Read more


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