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Aquafeed study explores use of CRISPR

New research is underway to see whether camelina that’s genetically modified (GM) to make Omega-3 fish oils could become an even better source of Omega-3 if it were also gene edited (GE) using the new technique called CRISPR.

Maine fast emerging as America’s seaweed hub

The farmed seaweed sector is expected to see a “hockey-stick trend” for the next couple of years (2020-2021), a growth that will moderate to between 7 per cent to 12 per cent year-over-year growth thereafter, said the Rockport-based nonprofit, The Island Institute.

More fish culling expected at Mowi following DFO rule change

Some three million salmon at Mowi Canada West’s hatcheries may now be destined for slaughter following a “sudden change” in permitting imposed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), according to a statement from Mowi Canada West (MCW).
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Innovations moving the shellfish sector forward

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Seismic shift in precision farming technology

Data-driven decision-making is still in its infancy in animal protein production but innovations are happening to improve farm production, management and risk mitigation. » Read more

B.C. competition highlights wealth of local talent

The pandemic has arguably sharpened the drive to innovate on technology for seafood farming as the crisis highlighted the crucial role the industry plays in food security. Innovate BC, an agency of the provincial government, gave the trailblazers the stage to showcase their innovations. » Read more

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RAS Investors’ Forum

June 9, 2021
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Aquaculture America 2021

Aug. 11-14, 2021
San Antonio, TX, USA
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AquaNor 2021

Aug. 24-27, 2021
Trondheim, Norway
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 2021
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