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From Mowi farm technician to managing director

Alan Cook has come full circle and he is back where he kick-started his career in the salmon industry: at Mowi, where he was a farm technician in 1998.

B.C. aquaculture industry remembers departed colleague

Dr. Don Noakes, former dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Vancouver Island University and former chair of the B.C. Salmon Farmers Association science advisory council, has passed away.

RAS tech developer lands Nevada contract

Israeli firm AquaMaof, an innovator in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), will provide its RAS technology to West Coast Salmon, a 15,000-tonne land-based farm to be built in Reno, Nevada.
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Feeding plays a pre-eminent role in water quality for any recirculating aquaculture system, and there are a number of feed-related factors you need to consider when designing and operating a RAS system.

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Oyster farmers struggling as COVID-19 continues to impact restaurant industry

Oyster farmers know grit can make for a good pearl. But shellfish farmer Victor McLaggan’s tenacity is being tested as the pandemic continues to hobble the restaurant industry, the main source of his income. » Read more

Leadership through crisis – It’s time to take charge

The aquaculture industry has valiantly sprung to action to help stave off a food crisis while keeping staff safe during this pandemic. Through grit, will power and commitment, some are emerging from these difficult times stronger and with acute new sense of gratitude for their staff’s contribution. We look at the stories of three fish farmers; the fundamental shifts in their directions and lessons learned in the face of adversity. Liza Mayer reports. » Read more
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Bioinformatics in Aquaculture: Principles and Methods

Bioinformatics in Aquaculture provides the most up to date reviews of next generation sequencing technologies, their applications in aquaculture, and principles and methodologies for the analysis of genomic and transcriptomic large datasets using bioinformatic methods, algorithm, and databases. The book is unique in providing guidance for the best software packages suitable for various analysis, providing detailed examples of using bioinformatic software and command lines in the context of real world experiments. >> Learn More
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March 22-25, 2021
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Aquaculture Europe 2020

April 12-15, 2021
Cork, Ireland
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Aquaculture UK 2021

May 18-20, 2021
Aviemore, Scotland
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Aquaculture America 2021

Aug 11-14, 2021
San Antonio, TX
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