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Norway, Scotland offer advice to Canada on B.C. farmed salmon industry

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) netted advise from both countries – the first and third largest producers of farmed Atlantic salmon worldwide – during the public consultation sessions ahead of the push to fulfill the campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the 2019 elections of transitioning the B.C. industry by 2025.

Sorting through the noise in the farmed vs. wild debate

Activists overlook the role of commercial harvesting in decimating wild fish populations and the role of aquaculture in restoring them, says columnist. Wild, hatchery, and farmed fish issues are multi-facetted and there is seldom a clear and concise answer regarding how each impacts the other.

Aquaculture needs science-based solutions

Our role as stewards of the industry gives us the opportunity and the privilege to make transformative changes that will impact generations to come, writes Cermaq CEO Geir Molvik. The unique Nobel Prize Summit Our Planet, Our Future in April was a breathtaking event to everyone engaged in sustainable development.
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Offshore farming: It’s all about economics

Fish farming further out into the open ocean has great potential but how economically and efficiently it can be done will be the deciding factor for its growth, say experts. Farming fish in cages located anywhere from 2km to 25 km from the shore accounted for 29 million metric tonnes or one-third of aquaculture production in 2016, according to FAO. » Read more

Gael Force Group partners with net manufacturer FISA

The agreement, which was announced July 14, will mean access to nets to Gael Force’s product range. The partnership will also see FISA exclusively manufacture a new SeaQureNet. Also part of the agreement, Gael Force is looking to establish a net servicing stating in the United Kingdom that will recruit and build additional resources for Scottish and international markets. » Read more

SPAROS launches free workshop for aquafeed app

FEEDNETICS is a mobile and web application that the company developed to assist in the planning and management of nutrition growth trials, aquafeed formulation and general research of fish diet. The app is currently applicable for Gilthead seabream, European seabass, Rainbow trout and Nile tilapia. » Read more
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RAS 2022

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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USTFA Fall Conference 2021

Sept. 8-10, 2021
Branson, Missouri
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RAS Roundtable Discussion

Sept. 14, 20211
Virtual Event
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