View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Skills gap growing in RAS sector

When Atlantic Sapphire suffered a second salmon die-off at its Denmark facility in March, jitters about land-based aquaculture reignited among investors and insurers. At the core of the concern: there is just not enough talent to safeguard the future of so many new RAS ventures.

Newfoundland restores licences to Mowi Canada East

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has re-instated 10 aquaculture licences to Northern Harvest Sea Farms (Mowi Canada East) following efforts by the salmon producer to establish better protocols and “regain the public trust.”

Trump orders removal of barriers to aquaculture

The Trump Administration has issued an executive order Thursday to remove “outdated and unnecessarily burdensome” aquaculture regulations to promote the competitiveness of American seafood.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Shaping the future of sustainable aquaculture

The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver is launching Western Canada’s only graduate-level aquaculture program in September 2020.
The one-semester (four-month) program will open the door for science graduates to understand the aquaculture industry and related fields, including current trends and emerging technologies.
“The rapid growth of the aquaculture industry continues on a global scale. It is the sustainable and viable source of future increases in seafood production,” said Justin Henry, a 25-year aquaculture veteran who will be teaching the Aquaculture Production Systems course in the program. The course will cover traditional production systems as well as RAS, aquaponics, and organic certification.
... Learn More
More News 

Artificial intelligence 101

Despite intimations of dystopian doom and gloom with AI-powered bots subverting humanity, various industry verticals – including aquaculture – continue to herald the benefits of AI and machine learning, and the positive ways it disrupts the industry. We answer some of your questions about artificial intelligence in aquaculture. » Read more

B.C. salmon farmers adapt to new reality

British Columbia’s salmon farmers have modified daily procedures to be able to continue to provide food—estimated at roughly 6.5 million meals per week—while keeping employees and consumers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more
More Headlines 


RAStech 2020

November 16 - 17, 2020
Location: South Carolina, U.S.A.
» Read more