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OxyGuard International’s hand-held oximeter

OxyGuard International’s hand-held oximeter, Handy Polaris C, is water-resistant to measure dissolved oxygen and temperature with accuracy.

Catfish Revival

In 2021, catfish sales rose to US$421 million, an increase of 12 per cent over the prior year though still nine per cent lower than 2005, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

BC Salmon Farmers Association announces new executive director

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has announced the appointment of Brian Kingzet as the new executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association.
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The Aquaponic Farmer

Aquaponic farming-raising fish and vegetables together commercially-is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focused on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of reliable information for raising fish and vegetables in the cool climates of North America and Europe has been a major stumbling block. The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer.

Built around a proven 120-foot greenhouse system operable by one person, the book distills vast experience and complete step-by- step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponics business. » Learn more

Tilapia: Alive and well

Asia and Latin America own the tilapia market, both fresh fillets and frozen. In the face of such market control, the only significant slice of the market open to U.S. producers has been in live fish, which Kevin Fitzsimmons, one of the world’s foremost tilapia experts, calls a “fairly legitimate production industry.” Here, companies like Virginia-based Blue Ridge Aquaculture have served the preferences of both Asian and Hispanic communities over the past two decades. » Read more
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Aquaculture America 2023

February 23 - February 26, 2023
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
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April 20 - April 22, 2023
Orlando, Florida U.S.
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World Aquaculture 2023

May 29 - June 01, 2023
Darwin, Northern Territories, Australia
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