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Five trends driving interest in open ocean aquaculture

Sometimes called offshore aquaculture, open-ocean aquaculture remains a small segment of the industry but interest is growing for the following reasons, according to executives at Maine-based InnovaSea, which has installed over a hundred open-ocean systems in 25 countries.

B.C. salmon farmers, local officials rally against salmon farms’ closure

Salmon farmers and other industry stakeholders on North Vancouver Island in British Columbia are making a unified stand questioning the federal government’s “shocking decision” to gradually close salmon farms in the Discovery Islands.
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Water Quality Monitoring: the importance of tank-side control

In aquaculture facilities, centralized water quality monitoring systems have many benefits.  However, there are also drawbacks to having everything controlled at one location; namely, it is a major vulnerability if the system fails.  Long-time field service engineer, Kurt Lang, has seen a range of these types of system failures and they often lead to catastrophic losses. This is the primary reason InWater Technologies... >> Learn More

Boutique farm finds niche in South Carolina

Caitlyn Mayer studied geology in university alongside her husband Peter Bierce but she avoided the most obvious career path ahead of her. Peter’s twin brother Thomas, who was involved in oyster farming at the time, saw the rising popularity of oysters and convinced the couple there’s business to be made supplying oysters to the raw bars opening up. In 2016, the three formed Charleston Oyster Farm and put their first bottom cages in the water. » Read more
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A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook, 2nd Edition

This volume is intended to contribute to improving this unsatisfactory state by addressing the widespread need for information and guidance on the broad and often complex task of fisheries management. It is an updated and expanded edition of the first version of “A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook” which was published as a FAO Fisheries Technical Paper in 2002. >> Learn More

Florida firm to acquire Taste of BC Aquafarms

Florida-based food company, Blue Star Foods Corp., is making a play for the recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) industry with a recent proposal to acquire British Columbia-based Taste of BC Aquafarms Inc. » Read more

Feed barge for small and medium fish farms

A manufacturer for feeding systems for aquaculture has launched a feed barge suitable for small and medium fish farms in the sea or lakes. » Read more



March 22-25, 2021
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Aquaculture Europe 2020

April 12-15, 2021
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