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Salmon virus study biased and questionable, says industry

The voice of the BC farmed salmon industry noted the shortcomings of a study that points to aquaculture as the source of piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) transmission to wild salmon.

Shellfish grower signs environmental stewardship deal

Conservation deal makes farmland owned by California oyster grower off limits to industrial development.

A long-awaited milestone

AquaBounty made its first harvest of genetically engineered Atlantic salmon in the US in June, a milestone 30 years in the making.
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How the cow, pig and chicken came to dominate American dinner plates

While a Land Grant college in each state also runs the Sea Grant program, the “cow people” at each college outnumber the “fish people” by an order of magnitude or two. Thus, the impact of the Sea Grant program to seafood production has been minor at best. » Read more
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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

Innovations moving the shellfish sector forward

Dr. John Buchanan leads the genetics team at the Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) based in Prince Edward Island and San Diego, California. The organization provides the industry solutions involving breeding programs and genetic tools. » Read more


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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Aquaculture Europe 2021

Oct. 4-7, 2021
Madeira, Portugal
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