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Sludge treatment specialist enters US market

Aquaculture sludge treatment specialist Blue Ocean Technology (BOT) of Norway has entered into an agreement for two large sludge treatment plants for American Aquafarms, a deal that marks its entry into the North American market.

‘Dancing’ fish could be key to ridding salmon farms of parasites

Some species of tropical cleaner fish are skilled communicators and display elaborate dances. New research focusing on the social behaviour of cold-water cleaner fish aims to help salmon farmers control parasitic sea-lice in aquaculture.

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.
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Keeping up with a changing industry

With rapid expansion and innovation in the aquaculture industry, the need for skilled employees is constant as companies try to keep up with the pace of change and the need to have front-line staff educated on how to troubleshoot systems and understand best practices. » Read more
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Ken’s Corner: Paving a career path in aquaculture

Dr. Kenneth Cain wears his professor hat in giving career advice to young people. “The common theme among employers is that they are looking for quality employees with a certain set of skills.” » Read more

Western Canada’s aquaculture certificate program

The University of British Columbia’s Graduate Certificate program is now accepting applications for 2021. The program will be offered in a hybrid model (online and in-person), with industry site visits and taught by professionals in fish health, seafood processing, production systems and ecological sustainability. » Read more


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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AquaNor 2021

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

Sept. 14, 2021
Virtual Event
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