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DFO confirms closure of Discovery Islands’ salmon farms in B.C.

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joyce Murray, has announced her commitment to the closure of all farms in the core territories of the Laich-kwil-tach and Klahoose First Nations – a region DFO calls the Discovery Islands.

Minnesota university’s yellow perch RAS project aims to help local fish farmers

For several years now, Minnesota fish farmers have been in search of a fish species that was a higher market value than tilapia. Yellow perch, with its mild, sweet flavour with firm, flaky white flesh, appears to be the answer.

Cooke Aquaculture named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

Cooke Aquaculture Inc. has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers, a designation that recognizes the employers in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces “that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.”

Norway’s aquaculture tax’s impacts

In September, Norway’s government proposed the introduction of a 40 percent “ground rent” tax on salmon and trout farming companies. Norway’s government says the resource tax will ensure that ‘more of the value created should go back to society’ with municipalities that are close to fish farms benefiting the most. Observers are curious to see what impacts the tax will have on the North American industry. » Read more
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