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U.S. search for ‘aquaculture opportunity areas’ advances

NOAA Fisheries has named Southern California and the Gulf of Mexico as the first regions suitable for commercial aquaculture in the United States under the agency’s mandate to identify “aquaculture opportunity areas” (AOAs) per former Pres. Donald Trump’s Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness signed in May 2020.

New appointment at extrusion tech provider

Extrusion and drying tech provider Extru-Tech has named Jordan Niegsch as process implementation specialist. Niegsch will be involved all aspects of product and process development and support, including working with the Innovation Group.
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Kick out that glass ceiling

Today, less than 30 per cent of employees in Canadian aquaculture are women, but that number is “rapidly climbing” according to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). At the top, however, women are noticeably outnumbered, a trend seen in the rest of the Americas. » Read more

Filling the gap

Imani Black is passionate about the aquaculture industry. However, in the aftermath of the killings of African American men Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd and the strengthening of the Black Lives Matter movement, she decided to use her experience to help address the lack of diversity in aquaculture. » Read more
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Hands-on learning remains strong despite pandemic

Despite barriers to in-person learning brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Fleming College’s Aquaculture Co-op program has quickly adapted – and is still providing the high-quality education it’s known for. » Read more

AVC students gain valuable experience in aquatic animal research

Daniel Maguire and Raelyn McCurdy, students at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, gained valuable experience in aquatic animal research during the College’s 2020 veterinary student research awards (VetSRA) program. » Read more
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RAS Investors’ Forum

June 9, 2021
Virtual Event
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Aquaculture America 2021

Aug. 11-14, 2021
San Antonio, TX, USA
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 2021
Virtual Event
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