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BC looking to new tech to enhance salmon aquaculture

New technologies offer “commercial scale solutions” to improve the performance of British Columbia’s farmed salmon industry but investors need clarity and confidence with regard to policy and regulations before making further investments, according to a new government study.

Catalina Sea Ranch files for bankruptcy

Catalina Sea Ranch, the first and only offshore shellfish farm permitted in US federal waters, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Lawsuit opposes Cooke permit to farm steelhead in Puget Sound

Conservation and environmental groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to permit Cooke Aquaculture to raise steelhead in Puget Sound net pens.
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Norwegian Grieg Seafood acquires Canadian salmon producer

Grieg Seafood ASA has signed Share Purchase Agreements for the acquisition of Grieg Newfoundland AS in Newfoundland, Canada. The Newfoundland project includes exclusivity for salmon farming in Placentia Bay, which has a farmable area bigger than the Faroe Islands. » Read more

Riverence buys trout producer Clear Spring Foods

Land-based trout farming company Riverence Holdings boosted its production capacity to more than 15,000 metric tons annually with its acquisition of river trout giant Clear Spring Foods Inc. » Read more
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Nova Scotia Minister’s Conference 2020

February 25 - February 27, 2020
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
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RAStech 2020

November 16 – 17, 2020
Location:South Carolina, U.S.A.
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