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New research facility studies fish stress caused by climate change

The new Waterloo Aquatic Threats in Environmental Research (WATER) facility aims to simulate and research threats to prepare the aquaculture industry to prevent current and future problems.

Grieg Seafood BC uses new camera sensors to collect real-time data

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. entered in an agreement with Norway-based OptoScale to provide nine camera sensor units for its east and west coast locations in Vancouver Island, B.C. The units are said to provide real-time data regarding performance and growth of its salmon populations.

Salmon farmers have a lot to be optimistic about in 2022: study

Consumer demand for salmon will outstrip supply in 2022, a scenario that will keep prices at well-above-average levels, according to RaboResearch. Global salmon supply is projected to grow by only 5 per cent in 2022, a rate that is considered “below demand growth and thus supportive to prices.”
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Atlantic Cod: A Bio-Ecology

Atlantic Cod: Bio-Ecology of the Fish offers insightful chapter coverage of cod nomenclature, taxonomy, phylogeny and morphology; physiology and ecophysiology; reproduction and spawning behavior; early life history and pre-recruitment processes; migrations, movements and stock identity; feeding, growth and energetics; the place of cod in the ecosystem; the exploitation of cod through history and present day commercial fisheries and precautionary management for sustainable fisheries; impacts of climate change on cod biology and ecology; and the future of the species and its fisheries. >> Learn more

Bipartisan aquaculture bill resuscitated in US Senate

A bill introduced way back in 2018 to shore up US aquaculture has been re-introduced to the US Senate this past October. Over the past three years, the bill has seen multiple revisions, the latest being the addition in 2019 of a provision to create a National Standard for Aquaculture. » Read more

Grieg Seafood gets upgrade for product traceability

Global salmon producer, Grieg Seafood ASA, announced that it will be upgrading its Norway and Canada operations with Maritech’s cloud-based software suite for product traceability. » Read more

Atlantic Sapphire enters deal to secure its feed supply

Under the agreement, Skretting will construct and finance a feed plant in Florida that will cater to Atlantic Sapphire’s salmon feed needs over a 10-year period. Feed is Atlantic Sapphire’s largest cost component. » Read more
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