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December 14, 2018

Canadian government makes move to improve aquaculture industry

The Canadian government announced a number of initiatives on Monday to improve the country’s aquaculture sector and further protect threatened wild salmon populations.

Aller Aqua partners with insect factory to test fish feeds

Christiansfeld, Denmark-based fish feed producer Aller Aqua has joined a partnership with insecticide protein producing company Enorm BioFactory to create Denmark’s first industrial insect production.

Keys to energy efficiency in RAS

Aquaculture and RAS are growing dramatically, requiring resources such as land, water and energy. Land and water are finite resources, while energy is not destroyed or created, but transformed. The problem arises when the use of resources for energy transformation goes beyond the limits, becoming unsustainable. » Read more

Cozy with koi

Despite its roots as the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, and all that fish means in aquaculture, the koi is not a food fish and is outside the scope of mainstream aquaculture. In recent years however, the koi has become associated with recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). With the rise of aquaponics, some producers are choosing to fuel their plants with koi instead of crop fish like tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) Koi provides the aquaponic producer with many of the benefits of aquaponics while focusing their entire effort on plant production. » Read more

New aquaculture initiatives need to ‘move quickly,’ says SeaChoice

SeaChoice is coming out in support of the Canadian government’s new initiatives to improve the aquaculture sector and protect wild salmon populations. » Read more

Russian Salmon to build first salmon hatchery in Russia

Russian Salmon, a major aquaculture company in Russia, plans to build the first Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) hatchery in the country. The company has begun looking for land in Murmansk Oblast. » Read more

RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more