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Sun Shrimp’s hurricane recovery

Earlier this year, Hurricane Ian ravaged areas of South America, the Caribbean and the southern United States. While Sun Shrimp was rocked by Ian, there may be lessons that the wider aquaculture industry could learn from the largest fresh shrimp farm in the country.

Nofima appoints new CEO

Nofima research institute has announced the appointment of Bente E. Torstensen as CEO, succeeding Øyvind Fylling-Jensen upon his retirement this summer.

Podcast: Making genome editing a commercial reality

Genome editing is a technology that faces several challenges. Debbie Plouffe, co-founder and associate vice-president of business development for the Center for Aquaculture Technologies discusses how to raise awareness about the potential of this technology for increasing food production.
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Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing Handbook, 2nd Edition

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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
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World Aquaculture 2023

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