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NAIA announces new executive director

Jamie Baker is the new executive director of the the Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA). According to the association’s statement, Baker has gained experience in the seafood sector through communications, news media and industry representation.

Toronto firm plans RAS facility in Georgian Bay site

Toronto-based company Georgian Bay Innovation Group (GBIG) and its subsidiary, Georgian Bay Salmon, have unveiled plans to build a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility for growing Atlantic salmon in Colpoy’s Bay in Wiarton, Ont.

Salmon farmers outperform other protein producers

Aquaculture scored better than all other protein producers on all risk factors in an assessment of world’s largest meat, fish and dairy companies. The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index said aquaculture continues to outperform other animal protein producers on environmental, social and governance factors.
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New Brunswick gears up for post-COVID growth

The executive director of Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association (ACFFA) said agencies from all levels of government and business quickly adopted an all-hands-on-deck approach and worked together to protect the industry. These allowed fish farmers to weather the pandemic’s initial blow, power through subsequent challenges and even prepare for post-COVID growth. » Read 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. Americans love their salmon. But the question looms in the Pine Tree State: will Maine grow it for them? » 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. » Read more

Science proves 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 per cent. » Read more
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