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Report offers another clue as to why BC’s wild salmon numbers are falling

Thirteen years after Canada launched an inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River in British Columbia, there remains no clear-cut answer as to why wild Pacific salmon populations are fluctuating.

Funds available to BC shellfish growers

Funding is available to shellfish growers in British Columbia to support their adoption of new or improved traceability systems.

Net pens made completely of recycled plastic in the works

The AKVA Group of Norway says it will produce entire net pens using recycled plastics, an initiative meant to also prove the point that such recycled materials meet quality standards.
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New Aquaculture Program at Fleming College

Fleming College is launching a new Aquaculture Foundations certificate this fall. The program is two semesters online, culminating with a 90-hour work placement to provide real-world experience. The placement allows students to put theory into practice and provides valuable on-the-job training. Students can complete their placement at the Fleming fish hatchery at the Frost Campus in Lindsay, Ont., or at a placement with an industry employer.

The program also features a unique emphasis on Indigenous studies, with Indigenous practices and approaches to aquaculture embedded across the curriculum. » Learn more

Lab-created oysters in the pipeline

The intention is noble, but will the cell-based product stack up to the real thing? Two Californians want to make history by becoming the world’s first producers of cell-based oysters – oyster meat made in the laboratory using oyster cells and tissue cultures. » Read more
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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

Share Her Story: ‘Personal success requires innovation’

March's passion for aquaculture was cemented in March 1997, when she began her career at AquaBounty. » Read more

WINAA podcast: Jeanne McKnight: How to tell the aquaculture story

Jeanne McKnight is the executive director of Northwest Aquaculture Alliance, and she is also president and chairman of her own communications firm, McKnight Group. In this episode, we meet up with Jeanne at Aquaculture 2022 in San Diego to share her thoughts on how the industry has changed over the years. » Read more
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Aquaculture UK 2022

May 3-5, 2022
Aviemore, Scotland
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Sea Lice Conference 2022

May 9-13, 2022
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, Denmark
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