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February 8, 2019

Canadian federal court rules B.C. farmed salmon must be tested for lethal PRV

The Canadian Federal Court has ruled that juvenile farmed salmon in B.C., must be tested for piscine orthoreovirus before being introduced to open net pens.

Hatcheries high on offshore farming conference agenda

Hatcheries came under the spotlight at the High Energy Mariculture Europe 2018 held in Corfu, Greece last fall.

US firm receives U.S. patent to develop RAS system to grow shrimp indoors

Dallas, Texas-based agro-tech company NaturalShrimp and wastewater treatment company F&T Water Solutions have received a U.S. patent for a system to grow shrimp in enclosed salt water systems.

InnovaSea takes over RAS-focused company Water Management Technologies

Boston, Mass.-based Innovasea Systems, Inc., has acquired Baton Rouge, La.-based RAS-focused equipment company Water Management Technologies Inc. (WMT). The technology-based company said WMT will become a new business unit within Innovasea named Land Systems and operate alongside the existing Farm Systems, Instrumentation and Fish Tracking business units.
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Cod farming re-emerges in Norway with national program

The return of cod (Gadus morhua) farming to Norway is based on a number of factors but is anchored by the continued efforts of the National Cod Breeding Program, Atle Mortensen, senior scientist at The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research. » Read more

Biomarker tools for combatting the impacts of global climate change

Drs. Kurt Gamperl and Mark Fast, from Memorial University (MUN) and the University of Prince Edward Island – Atlantic Veterinary College (UPEI-AVC) respectively, are leading a project that is currently developing new biomarker tools for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture in response to global climate change. Gamperl describes the goal of the program as, “Work[ing] collaboratively with industry to prepare them for rising water temperatures and other changing environmental conditions.” » Read more

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