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Kurt Grinnell Foundation appoints officers

The Kurt Grinnell Aquaculture Scholarship Foundation, established in 2021 to carry on the legacy of the late Kurt Grinnell, has announced its inaugural set of officers and directors.

BC farm grows rainbow trout with water lentils

This month of May, the first young rainbow trout will arrive in Surrey, British Columbia at the first aquaponics facility of Vancouver-based company Pontus. Both trout and a highly-nutritious crop called water lentils will be produced organically.

USDA funds R&D for oyster hatchery on wheels

Oyster farmers in the US east coast may soon be able to buy seed oyster “on the go” – thanks to funding granted by the US Department of Agriculture to a Virginia-based independent shellfish hatchery that’s developing a mobile oyster hatchery prototype.
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Senior Aquaculture Technician/Junior Scientist

Interested in working in Nelson, New Zealand? We’re seeking applications for either a Senior Aquaculture Technician or Junior Scientist to support our research projects with seaweed and algae. You will be assisting with field work, experimental setup and maintenance, assistance with laboratory and experimental seaweed hatchery and nursery systems, data and sample collection and handling. This will involve the husbandry of algae including seaweed and possibly also assisting others with shellfish, broodstock, spat and finfish. » Learn more

Making the most of treatments

Optimizing fish husbandry practices and minimizing stress, instituting biosecurity protocols, and actively monitoring the health status of one’s livestock, enable fish farmers and their veterinarians to significantly improve the health and productivity of their fish. As the adage goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” » Read more
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Fish Behavior 2: Ethophysiology

Advances in underwater exploration, in situ observation of fish populations, as well as the development of cutting-edge technologies, provide modern insights into behaviors and strategies of fish, whose cognitive abilities have long been underestimated and undervalued. Fish Behavior 2 presents current knowledge about fish biology, ecology and ethology. In light of the most recent scientific work, this book examines topics such as their reproductive behavior and the expression of their personalities. It also addresses issues associated with neurophysiological conditioning of behaviors, in relation to the structural and functional complexity of their brains. » Learn more

What prevents offshore aquaculture from taking off?

Coastal marine aquaculture is reaching its growth limits, but don’t expect offshore aquaculture to pick up the slack and accelerate in the near term, says Rabobank. » Read more

Net pens made completely of recycled plastic in the works

As part of an industry-wide effort to make aquaculture as environmentally sustainable as possible, 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. » Read more
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HI top 10 under 40 webinar

WAS North America & Aquaculture Canada 2022

August 15 - August 18, 2022
St. John’s, Newfoundland
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Aquaculture Innovation Forum

September 06 - September 07, 2022
London, UK
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