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West Coast Salmon partners with PR Aqua for RAS project

West Coast Salmon will be working with PR Aqua to build and operate an industrial-scale Atlantic salmon RAS operation planned in Reno, Nev. The first phase is designed to deliver up to 14,000 tonnes per year of production capacity, starting in the first half of 2025.

Innovation eases backbreaking aspect of oyster farming

Called FlipFarm Systems, the technology developed by New Zealand company FlipFarm features Hexcyl Pro oyster cages attached to a conveyor belt that transports the cages toward the side of a harvesting vessel to be manually flipped one at a time with just a slight push.

DFO opens applications for clean technology program

Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is accepting project proposals for its Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP). The FACTAP application deadline is Feb. 28.

Maine builds foundation for developing a better qualified aquaculture workforce

Maine’s new occupational standards were created to help educators build a workforce for the growing aquaculture industry, including the future needs of land-based producers. But it won’t take years for their benefits to be felt. » Read more
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Bacteria and Fungi From Fish and Other Aquatic Animals: A Practical Identification Manual, 2nd Edition

This practical book provides an updated resource for the identification of bacteria found in animals inhabiting the aquatic environment, illustrated with colour photos. It contains expanded biochemical identification tables to include newly identified pathogenic and saprophytic bacteria, molecular identification tests now available for a greater number of aquatic bacterial pathogens, more information on the pathogenesis and virulence of each organism and new coverage of traditional and molecular identification of fungal pathogens and quality assurance standards for laboratories. » Learn more

BC salmon farmers group names interim leader

The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has announced that John Paul Fraser is leaving after almost four years as executive director and has named industry veteran Ruth Salmon as interim leader. » Read more

Jennifer Woodland: Indigenous aquaculture is beyond stewardship

Jennifer Woodland is CEO of Nu-chah-nulth Seafood, a Canadian Indigenous-owned company that provides business development support for aquaculture businesses in the Indigenous communities of Vancouver Island. She also serves as chair of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance. » Read more
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