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‘Dead Loss’ report follows troubling trend in salmon industry bashing

A Canadian economist referred to it as “a campaign, not an analysis.” A veteran salmon farmer would call it “typically familiar.” Both refer to a recent report commissioned by the campaign group Changing Markets Foundation.

US researchers report advances in bonefish culture

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have successfully acclimated young, wild bonefish to the tank-based culture environment to the point where they were able to spawn recently.

Biden urged to make local seafood production a priority

The Stronger America Through Seafood movement is urging US President Joe Biden to prioritize domestic seafood production.
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‘We’re in a panic mode’

Frustrated and angry, mayors of five British Columbia coastal towns say decision to close down Discovery Islands salmon farms is a defeat for science, food security and job creation in rural areas. » Read more

In Norway, counting sea lice manually may be on its way out

As the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon, Norway often leads when it comes to developing or adopting industry innovations. Now, here’s another: the Nordic country has the first salmon farms that will rely solely on automatic sea lice counters. » Read more
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The Aquaponic Farmer

Aquaponic farming-raising fish and vegetables together commercially-is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focused on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of reliable information for raising fish and vegetables in the cool climates of North America and Europe has been a major stumbling block. The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer.

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March 22-25, 2021
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Aquaculture Europe 2020

April 12-15, 2021
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