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April 19, 2019

Mowi buys lumpfish farm in Scotland

Mowi Scotland has announced the purchase of Ocean Matters aquaculture facility effective as of April 15, 2019. The facility is located in Anglesey, North Wales.

Take part in discussing economic fundamentals at RAStech 2019

Get a seat at the table to discuss the practical economic realities of RAS at the RAStech 2019 Conference being held in Washington, DC May 13–14.

Op-ed: Catch the wave

Just a few years ago, someone touting the commercial viability of raising fish exclusively on land would have raised a lot of eyebrows. Today, the general attitude toward land-based fish farms – in various forms and sizes – is optimistic, particularly for salmon.
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Holding the blueprints for pumping innovation

While its original business was built around a proprietary seal technology, MDM Inc, based out of Colorado Springs, is continuing to provide the aquaculture industry with effective non corrosive pumping options. Applications in saltwater, brackish water and freshwater demonstrate the versatility of the company’s line of pumps which are easy to maintain, highly efficient and give great ROI while maintaining low cost of ownership for aquaculture industry professionals. Hear what the industry had to say at the WAS event in Las Vegas.
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Optimizing RAS feed

Feed is the primary external input to recirculating aquaculture systems. It is therefore essential to design the feed correctly, as in RAS, we are not only feeding the fish, but also feeding the system. Although the fundamental nutritional requirements don’t change in RAS compared to flow-through systems, the growth performance can be affected by water quality if the feed is not optimised for the systems. » Read more

The RAS case for sustainability

“Sustainability” and “sustainable” are popular words these days, but often misused. We understand it as producing food while sustaining natural resources and achieving it only through production systems with minimal ecological impact. If something does not impact the environment or has a positive impact on it, it is considered sustainable. However, there are other factors that might come into play when considering a product or production system’s sustainability. » Read more

RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more

Aqua Nor

August 20-23, 2019 » Read more