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Birth of a new industry imminent in Texas

Texas officials have released on May 21 the guidelines for oyster farming in the state, paving the way for the birth of a new industry.

WAS North America and Aquaculture Canada postponed to 2021

What would have been the largest aquaculture conference in Canadian history has been postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Bittersweet first harvest for RAS pompano farm

Aquaco Farms’ first harvest in late April was a bittersweet milestone for CEO and founder Joe Cardenas. While it was the culmination of years of hard work for the banker-turned-fish farmer, the harvest came when most restaurants have shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more

Newfoundland announces measures to support seafood farmers

The Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled on May 22 measures to support local businesses, including aquaculture. » Read more
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Ugly fish fits bill for sustainable aquaculture

Ugly fish fits bill for sustainable aquaculture It isn’t much to look at but the monkeyface prickleback (Cebidichthys violaceus) could be a model candidate for sustainable aquaculture, according to a research team investigation this specie. » Read more

Salmon raised on alternative diets widen retail presence

What was once just a concept is now a product seen in a growing number of stores: salmon nourished by algae-derived feed. » Read more

Help Wanted: Divers in demand

Having enough divers in aquaculture will reduce the pressure on the current crop of divers and make it safer for everyone. Seafood farmers can do something to help expand the talent pool, writes Kelly Korol. » Read more
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