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How aquaculture changed these Newfoundland communities

Aquaculture has handed this Canadian province a gift of sorts. Newfoundland and Labrador is now home to three world-class Atlantic salmon producers – Mowi, Cooke and Grieg Seafood – and steelhead trout producer Ocean Trout. In 2018, the province realized through aquaculture $961 million in total economic activity; $395 million in GDP; $204 million in wages; and more than 3,500 person years (PY) of employment, according to latest data from Statistics Canada.

Concerns raised over cleanerfish welfare

Scientists from Norway have sounded the alarm on the welfare of cleanerfish when used as delousing agents for farmed salmon.
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First Nations alliance calls for end to net pen salmon farming

A coalition of First Nations leaders is calling for an immediate end to open net salmon farming in the waters of British Columbia and the adoption of land-based aquaculture. » Read More

B.C. company brings seaweed farming to North America

With more than 99 percent of global seaweed production taking place in Asia, Cascadia Seaweed is looking to poise itself as North America’s largest cultivator. » Read More

All Mowi Canada West farms are now ASC certified

Two of Mowi Canada West’s salmon farms have been certified according to standards by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council this month. » Read More
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Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition

January 13 - January 15, 2021
Portland, Maine
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LAQUA 2021

March 22 - March 25, 2021
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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