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Kingfish Company bags final state approval for Maine RAS facility

The Kingfish Company has announced it expects to break ground at the location for its Maine recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility by the end of 2021. The company made the announcement after it received final approval for the facility from the State of Maine.

Skretting and Atlantic Sapphire partner on local feed supply venture

Skretting has announced its plans to construct a specialized feed plant for land-based salmon in Florida to serve Atlantic Sapphire’s U.S. operations, with feeds specialized for Bluehouse farming.

Project aims to produce ‘farmed salmon of the future’ by improving feed

Nofima has launched a four-year initiative to identify innovations that will lead to the next generation of farmed salmon – one that’s “sustainably sourced, fed, produced and distributed.” The study will explore the potential of two novel feed ingredients – one derived from algae-based Omega-3s, and another derived from protein-rich, insect-based meal.
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Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing Handbook, 2nd Edition

Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic animals and plants, and other seafood businesses continue to grow rapidly around the world. However, many of these businesses fail due to the lack of sufficient attention to marketing. The Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing Handbook provides the reader with a comprehensive, yet user-friendly presentation of key concepts and tools necessary for aquaculture and seafood businesses to evaluate and adapt to changing market conditions.

Written by authors with vast experience in international marketing of aquaculture and seafood products, this volume is a valuable source of guidance for those seeking to identify profitable markets for their aquaculture and seafood products. >> Learn more

Government vs the People?

In a few short years, Maine has become a laboratory for innovation in salmon aquaculture. But while governmental entities have firmly backed these advances, pockets of fierce public opposition persist. » Read more

Transformative tech in battle against sea lice

Like in agriculture, lice/pest management is an arms race, but the marine environment makes it even more difficult to precisely hit the target pest and avoid unintended negative effects on general wildlife,” says a new review of delousing methods published by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). » Read more

Science proves claims of anti-salmon farming activists wrong

The reduced production of Atlantic salmon in the Discovery Islands of British Columbia has done nothing to change the level of sea lice recorded in the area over the past five years, contrary to claims by anti-salmon farming activists that the ongoing removal of the farms since December 2020 has already decreased sea lice levels in the area by 95 percent. » Read more
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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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Aquaculture 2022

Feb. 18-March 4, 2022
San Diego, CA
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