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February 22, 2019

Boosting salmon production with the environment in mind

The Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs is granting development permits to projects that aim at addressing environmental concerns of salmon aquaculture.

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.

Cooke Seafood acquires Latin American shrimp company

Saint John, New Brunswick-based aquaculture company Cooke Inc., has acquired Honduras-based shrimp farm business Seajoy Seafood Corporation in a private transaction between the two family-owned businesses.
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Spanish project develops amberjack breeding program

A collaborative project in Spain is making great progress in developing and optimizing a successful breeding program for the greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili). Known as the Seriola project, this research initiative is aimed at developing the greater amberjack as a new commercial species to diversify Spain’s aquaculture industry by enhancing the larvae stage and optimizing fattening of juveniles. » Read more

Exploring ways to save Japan’s wild salmon population

The mass release of farm-hatched fish to supplement wild populations and increase harvest has been practiced across the world. In Japan, the northernmost island of Hokkaido has been home to Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) hatchery programs since the late 19th century. Between the late 1970s to the end of the 1980s, chum salmon (O. keta) populations increased exponentially, coinciding with enhanced hatchery technology and improvements in marine survival due to favorable climate and ocean conditions. » Read more

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