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Biosecurity: critically important or just another dirty word?

Biosecurity may feel like an overly restrictive and exaggerated response to an invisible foe – all this fuss to minimize the risk of introducing a potential pathogen to your farm. Understanding the principles of biosecurity is important but knowing how to apply it on your farm is what will ultimately make the difference.

Prospects are looking up for oyster growers

The COVID-19 pandemic has entered a new phase which offers what the World Health Organization calls “a plausible hope for stabilization.” It is a sentiment shared by oyster farmers, who bore the brunt of the damage caused by restaurant closures in phase one of the pandemic.
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A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook, 2nd Edition

This volume is intended to contribute to improving this unsatisfactory state by addressing the widespread need for information and guidance on the broad and often complex task of fisheries management. It is an updated and expanded edition of the first version of “A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook” which was published as a FAO Fisheries Technical Paper in 2002.

The major part of this new edition is divided into five parts intended to cover the range of concerns, tools and techniques essential to the modern fisheries manager, whether that manager is an individual or a formal or informal group. » Learn more

Improving feed offers hope in limiting climate change

Feed’s contribution to aquaculture emissions goes up to as high as 90 percent when feed performance is factored in, such as the how many tons of feed are needed to grow one ton of fish and how much of the feed goes to the water or wasted. » Read more

From the Editor: Cell-based seafood is inevitable

Creators of cultured meat are disrupting the meat and seafood industry. The farmed seafood industry needs to step up its game in telling its story, leveraging aquaculture’s position as producer of the most sustainable farmed animal protein on the planet. » Read more

Analytics, genetics tech chart new direction for aquaculture

Analytics software, networked sensors and even new gene editing tools will continue to transform the aquaculture industry. For some fish farming operations, technology adoption could mean the difference between thriving and just surviving. » Read more
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