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Deal explores symbiosis between kelp and salmon farming

Cermaq and Norwegian start-up kelp producer Folla Alger have signed a deal to explore the potential use of nutrients from the salmon cages in kelp farming and the prospects of turning kelp into a new feed raw material for salmon.

Mark Lane leaves Newfoundland industry association

After seven years as executive director of the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association, Mark Lane is moving over to the Northpine Foundation, a philanthropic organization that aims to invest in Canada’s underserved communities so they could thrive.

Grieg signs deal with Indigenous business

Grieg Seafood BC has entered into a net-washing contract with an Indigenous-owned business, the second such deal this year. Under the agreement, Richard Harry, a member of the Homalco First Nation and owner of R. Harry Fishing Ltd., was to begin servicing Grieg’s five farms in Nootka Sound in October 2021.
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The search for RAS-friendly fish feed

Sasha Dyer, of Great Falls Aquaculture in Thunder Falls, Massachusetts, says finding a consistent supply of high-quality fish feed is critical, no matter the species being raised. Having the necessary nutrients for fish health and growth is a given, but feeding fish in RAS environments has its own peculiarities. » 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.

The major part of this new edition is divided into five parts intended to cover the range of concerns, tools and techniques essential to the modern fisheries manager, whether that manager is an individual or a formal or informal group. >> Learn more

Cages in commons

Arguments against aquaculture are based fundamentally on some people’s belief that the shores and adjacent waters abutting their property are “theirs.” Many of the arguments that opponents have against cage culture are not backed by science, but nevertheless the battle goes on. » Read more

Entrepreneurs explore wide-ranging solutions for net pen challenges

These days traditional net pen producers are operating farms that are anything but traditional. Although coastal cages may have conventionally defined configurations, an atmosphere of continual improvement pervades the industry, creating cautious optimism among producers and a stream of news from global aquaculture investment accelerators. » Read more
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World Aquaculture 2021

Nov. 8-12, 2021
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
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Taiwan International Fisheries & Seafood Show

Dec. 2-4, 2021
Taipei, Taiwan and Virtual Event
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Aquaculture Africa 2021

Dec. 11-14, 2021
Alexandria, Egypt
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