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RAS 2022

Biological issues in Canada impacts Mowi’s bottom line

Mowi’s operations in Canada continue to suffer from biological challenges, putting a damper on the Group’s otherwise stellar overall performance in the third quarter of 2021. Mowi said it will temporarily pause growth ambitions at its Newfoundland farming region following the recent biological issues.

Crawfish popularity hits new high

According to Samantha Carroll, executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board in Baton Rouge, the popularity of US crawfish is growing not just in the US but also in China. The state harvests around 150 million lbs of crawfish annually, which contributes a whopping $300 million to the state economy.

From the Editor: Aquaculture’s time is now

Fish farming was front-row seat at recent international events tackling the problems of a warming planet. While there’s no quick fix to the situation we find ourselves in, the events are yet another reminder for all of us to take meaningful actions to address it.
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Celebrating women in aquaculture

Aquaculture North America (ANA), in partnership with Merck Animal Health, is launching a new project celebrating women in the North American industry. Women in North American Aquaculture, or WINAA, aims to understand the road to gender equality in the industry. » Read more

New revenue stream a boon for oyster farmer

Glidden Point Oyster Farm has been improving their seed-growing and retaining practices. Instead of acquiring additional acreage for the farm, they have been converting some leases that had previously only been bottom culture to also have surface-culture capability. This will allow them to raise more juveniles more effectively and reduce mortality rates. » Read more

Alaska seafood veteran Jeff Hetrick joins Northwest Alliance board

Hetrick is the director of the Alutiiq Pride Marine Institute (APMI) in Seward, Alaska. APMI is a tribally-managed marine research facility and a subsidiary of the Chugach Regional Resources Commission, a tribal consortium for the preservation of natural resources for the native peoples in south central Alaska. » Read more
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Aquaculture 2022

Feb. 18-March 4, 2022
San Diego, CA
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Aquaculture Africa 2021

March 25-28, 2022
Alexandria, Egypt
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March 30-31, 2022
Hilton Head, SC
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Aquaculture UK 2022

May 3-5, 2022
Aviemore, Scotland
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