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Pure Salmon begins construction of new RAS farm

Following 10 years of planning, Pure Salmon has announced southwest Virginia will become the home of its new salmon farm. Construction for the new US$228 million recirculating aquaculture system facility has begun, and when fully-built and running, is expected to raise and process up to 20,000 tons of salmon, annually.

B.C. steelhead farm awaits regulatory approval

Gold River Aquafarms plans to build a land-based facility at the site of a former sawmill near the village of Gold River, in Vancouver Island. Initial plans call for a facility that can produce 3,000 tons each year of steelhead. However, owners of the company also said they will eventually look for a secondary in order to boost production to 10,000 annually.

Maine DEP found no permit violations in Cooke salmon die-off

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it did not find permit violations or violations of the Clean Water Act, officially closing its investigation into Cooke Aquaculture’s salmon mortality report on Aug. 27.
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Farm-to-table traceability rules are about to get tougher

The alarm probably won’t go off until 2024, but the clock is ticking as the seafood industry begins to grasp the full impact of newly introduced US requirements for food traceability. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) knows they’re not simple. In fact, it took a lawsuit, and close to a decade, to prod the agency into publishing them. » Read more
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A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook, 2nd Edition

This volume is intended to contribute to improving this unsatisfactory state by addressing the widespread need for information and guidance on the broad and often complex task of fisheries management. It is an updated and expanded edition of the first version of “A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook” which was published as a FAO Fisheries Technical Paper in 2002.

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Aquaculture’s deep push for nutrition innovation bodes well for alternative feed

The growing production of alternative proteins and oils for fish feed attests to the growing market demand and a deepening understanding of climate change, but they will remain a small fraction of the market until there’s enough production available, according to a key player in the sector. » Read more

Innovations moving the shellfish sector forward

From genetics programs to solar-powered processing, growers are improving the industry. In the last five years, genetics researcher Dr. John Buchanan says much work has been done to build more sophisticated tools and be more thoughtful about breeding programs in the aquaculture industry. » Read more
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RAS Connector series

Aquaculture Europe 2021

Oct. 4-7, 2021
Madeira, Portugal
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Animal AgRech Innovation Summit

Oct. 19-20, 2021
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RAS Virtual Summit 2021

Nov. 3, 2021
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World Aquaculture 2021

Nov. 8-12, 2021
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
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