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February 15, 2019

U.S. site revealed for new Pure Salmon RAS facility

Singapore-based Pure Salmon is continuing its push to establish a worldwide network of sustainable, land-based salmon farms, with the announcement of a new facility to be built in Tazewell County, Virginia, in the United States, as well as two new potential locations in Europe.

New land-based Atlantic salmon farm coming to California

Nordic Aquafarms has announced plans to build a land-based Atlantic salmon farm in California to be close to the regional markets it plans to serve.

New York town brings once-separate hatchery, nursery into one location

East Hampton Town, New York, U.S.A, is planning a $5-million project to consolidate the town’s shellfish hatchery and nursery operations into one facility on Three Mile Harbor.
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Peer Review

Study concludes PRV-infected farmed salmon pose low risk to wild fish

According to a peer review conducted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, farmed salmon that carry and transfer the deadly Piscine Orthoreovirus (PRV) pose a low risk to wild Fraser River sockeye salmon in British Columbia. The review follows news that Canada’s federal court had asked for rule changes that will require PRV testing for juvenile fish before transferring them to open net pens. » Read more

1 in 10 Atlantic salmon will come from RAS by 2030: Billund exec

What seemed as Utopia a few decades ago is now reality: Atlantic salmon is being grown out in land-based facilities and promoted as sustainable alternative to sea cages. Production costs and EBIT/kg are not yet competitive against conventional production, but the gap is progressively narrowing. » Read more

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